Seismic activity

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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits South Sandwich Islands region

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit South Sandwich Islands region at 01:24 UTC on January 25, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. The epicenter was located about 2...

January 25, 2022

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At least 2 killed, 50 injured after M5.3 earthquake and series of aftershocks hit Haiti

A moderately strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M5.3 hit southwestern Haiti at 13:16 UTC on January 24, 2022, at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). Dozens of aftershocks followed, with magnitudes ranging up to 5.1. The epicenter was located 4.8 km (3 miles) S of...

January 25, 2022

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Shallow M6.2 earthquake hits Fox Islands, Alaska, U.S.

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit Fox Islands, Alaska, U.S. at 05:17 UTC on January 22, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 42.8 km (26.6 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 60 km (37.3 miles). The epicenter was located...

January 22, 2022

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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Kepulauan Talaud, Indonesia

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit Kepualuan Talaud, Indonesia at 02:26 UTC on January 22, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 24 km (14.9 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 49 km (30 miles). The epicenter was located...

January 22, 2022

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Strong M6.4 earthquake hits Shikoku, Japan

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the JMA as M6.4 hit Shikoku, Japan at 16:08 UTC on January 21, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 40 km (24.8 miles). EMSC and USGS are reporting M6.3 at a depth of 41.8 km (26 miles). The epicenter was located...

January 21, 2022

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At least 26 killed after shallow M5.3 earthquake hits Afghanistan during heavy rains

A shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M5.3 hit Qadis District of Badghis Province in western Afghanistan at 11:40 UTC on January 17, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 18.8 km (11.7 miles). EMSC is reporting M5.6 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The...

January 18, 2022

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Deep M6.1 earthquake hits west of Panguna, Papua New Guinea

A deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit west of Panguna, Papua New Guinea at 12:52 UTC on January 16, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 408 km (253 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. The epicenter was located about 75 km (46...

January 16, 2022

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Strong and shallow M6.7 earthquake hits Sunda Strait, Indonesia

A strong earthquake registered by the BMKG as M6.7 hit Sunda Strait, Indonesia at 09:05 UTC on January 14, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The USGS is reporting M6.6 at a depth of 37.2 km (23.1 miles); EMSC M6.6 at a depth of 60 km (37...

January 14, 2022

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Sequence of tectonic earthquakes under the summit of Ruapehu volcano, New Zealand

Tectonic earthquakes are being registered beneath the summit area of Ruapehu volcano in New Zealand since December 30, 2021. While these earthquakes are uncommon, none of the monitoring data suggests that the volcano is exhibiting increased levels of activity....

January 12, 2022

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Strong and shallow M6.8 earthquake hits Fox Islands, Alaska, U.S.

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.8 hit Fox Islands, Alaska, U.S. at 11:35 UTC on January 11, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 22.3 km (13.8 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.6 at a depth of 40 km (24.8 miles). The epicenter was located...

January 11, 2022

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Strong and shallow M6.6 earthquake hits near the coast of Cyprus

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.6 hit near the coast of Cyprus at 01:07 UTC on January 11, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 19.6 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.5 at a depth of 51 km (31.7 miles). The epicenter was located...

January 11, 2022

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Schools closed after shallow M5.5 earthquake, series of aftershocks hit Florina, Greece

A shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M5.5 hit Florina, Greece at 21:43 UTC on January 9, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. The Geodynamic Institute of the National Observatory of...

January 10, 2022

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Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits south of the Kermadec Islands, New Zealand

A shallow earthquake registered by the EMSC as M6.1 hit south of the Kermadec Islands at 00:06 UTC on January 10, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS is reporting M5.7 at a depth of 10 km. At least 4 moderate to strong aftershocks were...

January 10, 2022

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Very strong and shallow M6.6 earthquake hits northern Qinghai, China

A very strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.6 hit northern Qinghai, China at 17:45 UTC on January 7, 2022 (01:45 LT, January 8). The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.4 at depth of 10 km. China Earthquake Networks...

January 07, 2022

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Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits near the coast of Nicaragua

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit near the coast of Nicaragua at 16:25 UTC on January 6, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 27 km (16.7 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 30 km (18.6 miles). The epicenter was located...

January 06, 2022

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Deep M6.0 earthquake hits Banda Sea, Indonesia

A deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit Banda Sea, Indonesia at 20:55 UTC on January 4, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 556.2 km (345 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. The epicenter was located about 282 km (175 miles) E...

January 04, 2022

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Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge at 03:18 UTC on January 4, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.0 at the same depth. The epicenter was located about 580 km...

January 04, 2022