Seismic activity

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Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Arunachal Pradesh, India

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit Arunachal Pradesh, India at 20:15 UTC on April 23, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 9.4 km (5.8 miles). EMSC is reporting M5.8 at a depth of 2 km (1.2 miles). This earthquake can have a low...

April 23, 2019

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Almost 2 million previously unidentified earthquakes in Southern California

Caltech seismologists have identified nearly two million previously unidentified tiny earthquakes that occurred between 2008 and 2017 in Southern California, expanding the region's earthquake catalog by a factor of 10. Their efforts, published online by the...

April 23, 2019

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Strong M6.4 earthquake hits Samar, Philippines - second strong earthquake in 24 hours

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit Samar, Philippines at 05:37 UTC (13:37 LT) on April 23, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 54 km (33.5 miles). PHIVOLCS is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 17 km (10.5 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.4 at a depth...

April 23, 2019

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M6.0 earthquake hits near Zavodovski Island at intermediate depth

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands region at 14:49 UTC on April 22, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 93.6 km (58.1 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 100 km (62 miles). The epicenter...

April 22, 2019

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Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Luzon, Philippines - at least 16 people killed

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit Luzon, Philippines at 09:11 UTC on April 22, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 40.2 km (24.9 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. This earthquake can have a medium...

April 22, 2019

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Shallow M6.5 earthquake hits Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.5 hit Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge at 14:46 UTC on April 18, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.5 at a depth of 11 km (6.8 miles). The epicenter was located...

April 18, 2019

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Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Hualien, Taiwan

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by Taiwan's CWB as M6.1 hit Hualian, Taiwan at 05:01 UTC (13:01 LT) on April 18, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 18.8 km (11.7 miles). USGS is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 20 km (12.4 miles); EMSC M6.1 at a...

April 18, 2019

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Strong and shallow M6.8 earthquake hits near the coast of Central Sulawesi, tsunami possible, Indonesia

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.8 hit near the coast of Sulawesi, Indonesia at 11:40 UTC on April 12, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 17.5 km (10.9 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.8 at a depth of M6.8 at a depth of 10 km (6.2...

April 12, 2019

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Earthquake swarm in southwest Montana

The USGS is recording numerous earthquakes about 10 km (6.2 miles) NE of Lima, Montana since M4.4 struck on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. 27 earthquakes were recorded in the sequence by 14:45 UTC on April 11, including abovementioned M4.4, at depths between 2 and 13.3 km...

April 12, 2019

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Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake hits off the east coast of Honshu, Japan

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the JMA as M6.0 hit off the east coast of Honshu, Japan at 08:18 UTC (17:18 LT) on April 11, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 12.2 km (7.6 miles). EMSC is...

April 11, 2019

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Strong and shallow M6.5 earthquake hits South Sandwich Islands region

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.5 hit South Sandwich Islands region at 17:54 UTC on April 9, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 47.7 km (29.6 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.5 at a depth of 44 km (27.3 miles). The epicenter was...

April 09, 2019

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Slow-slip event detected off the coast of Gisborne, New Zealand

GNS scientists are monitoring a slow-slip event that started at the end of March 2019 near Gisborne, off the east coast of North Island, New Zealand. Slow-slip events are linked to an increase in localized earthquake activity. A similar sequence of earthquakes was...

April 08, 2019

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Deep M6.3 earthquake hits Banda Sea, Indonesia

A strong and deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit the Banda Sea, Indonesia at 21:55 UTC on April 6, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 538.5 km (334 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 543 km (337 miles). The epicenter was located 149 km...

April 06, 2019

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M6.5 earthquake hits South Sandwich Islands region

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.5 hit the South Sandwich Islands at 16:14 UTC on April 5, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 58.4 km (36.3 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.5 at a depth of 80 km (50 miles). The epicenter was located 44...

April 05, 2019

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Shallow M6.5 earthquake, strong aftershocks hit Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.5 hit Rat Island, Aleutian Islands, Alaska at 21:35 UTC on April 2, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 19.1 km (11.8 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.5 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The quake was...

April 03, 2019

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Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Mauritius - Reunion region, Indian Ocean

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit Mauritius - Reunion region, Indian Ocean at 18:39 UTC on April 1, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. The quake was initially...

April 01, 2019

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Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake near the coast of Ecuador

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit near the coast of Ecuador at 07:04 UTC on March 31, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 18.5 km (11.5 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.2 at a depth 40 km (24.8 miles). IGEPN is reporting M6.3 at a...

March 31, 2019