Seismic activity

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Series of strong earthquakes near Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia

A series of strong earthquakes hit near the Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia on October 16, 2018. The sequence started with M6.3, registered by the USGS at 00:28 UTC. The quake was followed by M6.4 at 01:03 UTC and 14 quakes over the next 6 hours with magnitudes...

October 16, 2018

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Deep M6.7 earthquake hits near Kamchatka

A deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.7 hit near Kamchatka, Russia at 11:10 UTC on October 13, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 470.1 km (292 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.7 at a depth of 469 km (291 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter was...

October 13, 2018

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Very strong and shallow M7.0 earthquake, strong aftershocks hit P.N.G.

A very strong earthquake registered by the USGS and EMSC as M7.0 hit Papua New Guinea's New Britain Region at 20:48 UTC on October 10, 2018. The USGS is reporting a depth of 40.3 km (25 miles). The quake was preceded by M6.1 at 20:45, and followed by M5.9 at...

October 11, 2018

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Strong and shallow M6.5 earthquake near Kuril Islands, Russia

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.5 hit near the Kuril Islands, Russia at 23:16 UTC on October 10, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 17.5 km (10.8 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). This is the second...

October 11, 2018

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Strong and shallow M6.4 earthquake hits Bali Sea, Indonesia

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the BMKG as M6.4 hit Bali Sea, Indonesia at 18:44 UTC on October 10 (01:44 LT, October 11), 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 10 km, EMSC M6.0 at a depth of...

October 10, 2018

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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Kuril Islands region, Russia

A shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit the Kuril Islands region, Russia at 07:45 UTC on October 9, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 42 km (26 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 35 km (21 miles). The quake was followed by M4.5 at...

October 09, 2018

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Shallow M5.9 earthquake hits Haiti, leaving at least 15 people dead and dozens injured

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M5.9 hit Nord-Ouest, Haiti at 00:11 UTC on October 7, 2018 (20:12 local time, October 6). The agency is reporting a depth of 11.7 km (7.3 miles). EMSC is reporting M5.9 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). At...

October 07, 2018

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High levels of seismicity at Kick em' Jenny submarine volcano, Grenada

High levels of seismicity are being detected at Grenada's Kick em’ Jenny submarine volcano, the University of the West Indies Seismic Research Center (UWI SRC) reports. The last known eruption of this volcano took place on March 29, 2017. Since the episode...

October 03, 2018

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Sulawesi M7.5 and tsunami death toll climbs to more than 2 000, Indonesia

The number of people killed in shallow M7.5 earthquake and tsunami it caused on September 28 climbed to 1 407 today, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, spokesman for Indonesia's disaster mitigation agency said October 3, 2018. An estimated 66 000 homes have been destroyed or...

October 03, 2018

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Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake hits Sumba region of Indonesia

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the BMKG as M6.3 hit Sumba region of Indonesia at 00:16 UTC (07:16 local time) on October 2, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles), EMSC is...

October 02, 2018

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Very deep M6.6 earthquake hits Fiji region

A very deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.6 hit Fiji islands region at 10:52 UTC on September 30, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 546 km (339 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. The epicenter was located 276 km (171 miles) E of...

September 30, 2018

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Major tsunami hits Indonesia after shallow M7.5 earthquake, more than 1 700 killed

A major tsunami struck parts of Indonesia after powerful M7.5 earthquake hit the island of Sulawesi at 10:02 UTC (17:02 local time). The quake followed M6.1 earthquake at 07:00 UTC in which at least 1 person lost its life and 10 others were injured. Numerous...

September 28, 2018

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Powerful M7.5 earthquake hits Sulawesi, major tsunami in Palu and Donggala, Indonesia

Very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.5 hit Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia at 10:02 UTC (17:02 local time) on September 28, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). BMKG is reporting M7.4 at a depth of 10 km, EMSC M7.4 at...

September 28, 2018

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Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Sulawesi, Indonesia

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit Sulawesi, Indonesia at 07:00 UTC on September 28, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 18.1 km (11.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles), BMKG M6.0 at the same depth....

September 28, 2018

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Strong and shallow M6.4 earthquake hits east of Guam

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit east of Guam at 05:52 UTC on September 23, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 38 km (23.6 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter...

September 23, 2018

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Rare earthquake hits West Jutland, Denmark

A shallow earthquake registered by the Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland as M3.4 hit West Jutland, Denmark at 08:57 UTC on September 16, 2018. EMSC registered it as M2.9 at a depth of 14 km (8.7 miles). This was the strongest quake to hit Denmark since...

September 18, 2018

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Unusually large M5.7 earthquake hits Western Australia

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the Geoscience Australia as M5.7 hit near Frankland River, Western Australia at 04:56 UTC on September 16, 2018 (12:56 local time). The USGS registered it as M5.3 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The quake was initially...

September 17, 2018