Seismic activity

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3 killed, over 300 buildings damaged after shallow M4.4 quake hit Indonesia

A shallow earthquake registered by the Indonesian Agency for Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics (BMKG) as M4.4 hit Central Java Province, Indonesia at 06:28 UTC on April 18, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 4 km (2.4 miles). EMSC is reporting M4.4 at a...

April 19, 2018

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Shallow M5.9 earthquake hits near Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant, Iran

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the Iranian Seismological Center as M5.9 hit southern Iran at 06:34 UTC on April 19, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 18 km (11.2 miles). USGS is reporting M5.5 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The epicenter was...

April 19, 2018

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Strong M6.2 earthquake hits Coquimbo, Chile

A strong earthquake registered by the Chilean CSN as M6.2 hit Coquimbo, Chile at 10:19 UTC (07:19 local time) on April 10, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 95 km (59 miles). USGS is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 76.1 km (47.3 miles). EMSC is reporting a very...

April 10, 2018

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5 injured after M5.8 earthquake hits Japan's Honshu, stronger quakes possible

At least five people were injured after a shallow M5.8 earthquake hit Japan's Honshu island at 16:32 UTC on April 8, 2018 (01:32 JST, April 9). JMA is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS is reporting this quake as M5.6 and EMSC as M5.7. The epicenter...

April 09, 2018

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Alert raised over eruption threat at Nevados de Chillan volcano, Chile

A column of white smoke and a string of tremors at the Nevados de Chillan volcano, has prompted officials to raise the alert level ahead of a possible eruption at one of the most active volcanoes in Chile. Since 2015, the alert level has remained at yellow –...

April 09, 2018

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Shallow M6.3 earthquake hits New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit New Guinea, Papua New Guinea at 05:48 UTC on April 7, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 40 km (24.8 miles). This quake is an aftershock...

April 07, 2018

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Shallow M5.3 earthquake shakes Los Angeles area, California

A strong earthquake measuring M5.3 on the Richter scale hit near the coast of Los Angeles, California at 19:29 UTC (12:29 PDT) on April 5, 2018. The USGS is reporting a depth of 16.8 km (10.4 miles). The epicenter was located 28 km (17.4 miles) SW of Santa Cruz Is....

April 05, 2018

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Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Mindanao, Philippines

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the PHIVOLCS as M6.0 hit Davao Oriental, Mindanao, Philippines at 03:53 UTC (11:43 local time) on April 5, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 27 km (16.8 miles). The USGS is reporting M5.9 at a depth of 64.4 km (40...

April 05, 2018

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Shallow M5.9 earthquake, 9 aftershocks hit El Salvador

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M5.9 hit near the coast of El Salvador's Department of Usulutan at 23:23 UTC on April 2, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 49.9 km (31 miles). EMSC is reporting M5.9 at a depth of 80 km (50 miles)...

April 03, 2018

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Very deep M6.8 earthquake hits Chuquisaca, Bolivia

A strong earthquake measuring M6.8 on the Richter scale hit Bolivia at 13:40 UTC on April 2, 2018. USGS is reporting a depth of 557.2 km (346 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.8 at a depth of 550 km (341 miles). This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on...

April 02, 2018

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M6.1 earthquake hits south of the Fiji Islands

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit south of the Fiji Islands at 05:57 UTC on April 2, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 83.5 km (51.9 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 20 km (12.4 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter was...

April 02, 2018

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Strong and shallow M6.9 earthquake hits New Britain, P.N.G.

A very strong earthquake measuring M6.9 on the Richter scale hit New Britain region of Papua New Guinea at 21:25 UTC on March 29, 2018. USGS is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.0 at a depth of 60 (37.3 miles). This earthquake can have a...

March 29, 2018

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Strong and shallow M6.6 earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.6 hit New Britain, Papua New Guinea at 09:51 UTC on March 26, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting M7.0 at a depth of 41 km (25.5 miles). EMSC is...

March 26, 2018

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Strong M6.4 earthquake hits Banda Sea, Indonesia

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit Banda Sea, Indonesia at 20:14 UTC on March 25, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 171.5 km (106.5 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.6 at a depth of 176 km (109 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter was...

March 25, 2018

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Shallow M6.3 earthquake hits Southeast Indian Ridge

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit Southeast Indian Ridge at 19:58 UTC on March 24, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 0 km. According to the USGS, the...

March 24, 2018

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Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit New Britain, Papua New Guinea at 11:23 UTC on March 24, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 35.8 km (22.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 70 km (43.5 miles). This earthquake is...

March 24, 2018

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M4.1 earthquake hits Bardarbunga volcano, Iceland

Magnitude 4.1 earthquake was registered in the southern part of the Bardarabunga volcano caldera, Iceland on March 21, 2018. The quake hit at 22:56 UTC at a depth of 4.5 km (2.8 miles). It was followed M2.6 at 23:02 and 2.5 at 00:38 UTC, March 22 and half a dozen of...

March 22, 2018