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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

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Earthquake swarm under Mount Ruapehu, New Zealand

An episode of volcanic earthquakes is occurring beneath Mount Ruapehu since March 15, 2018. This is a common observation during a heating phase of the crater lake (Te Wai ā-moe), GeoNet scientist Brad Scott reports. Crater lake's current temperature of 39...

March 21, 2018

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Kick 'em Jenny update: earthquakes slowing, alert level remains at Orange

There has been a significant slowing of Kick 'em Jenny earthquakes between March 12 and 15, The University of the West Indies Seismic Research Center (UWI SRC) reports. However, activity at the volcano has seen such lulls before, without it signaling the end of...

March 15, 2018

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Rare M5.6 earthquake hits Mozambique - Malawi border, followed by M5.2

Two rare M5 earthquakes hit Mozambique - Malawi border region on March 8, 2018. The first, registered by the USGS as M5.6, hit at 08:49 UTC at a depth of 6.4 km (4 miles) and was followed by M5.2 at 09:52 UTC at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The M5.6 earthquake is...

March 08, 2018

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Strong and shallow M6.8 earthquake hits New Ireland, Papua New Guinea

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.8 hit near the coast of New Ireland, Papua New Guinea at 17:39 UTC on March 8, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 15.2 km (9.4 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.8 at a depth of 30 km (18.6 miles). This...

March 08, 2018

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Strong and shallow M6.7 aftershock hits Papua New Guinea

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.7 hit Papua New Guinea at 14:13 UTC on March 6, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 22.9 km (14.2 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting M6.8 at a depth of 0 km. This is the strongest aftershock to...

March 06, 2018

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Two damaging M4.2 earthquakes hit NE of Enid, Oklahoma

Two damaging M4.2 earthquakes were registered 16 km (9.9 miles) ENE of Enid, Oklahoma on March 4 and 5, 2018. The first hit at 23:17 UTC on March 4 at a depth of 1.9 km (1.18 miles) and was followed by another M4.2 at 03:40 UTC on March 5 at a depth of 5 km (3.1...

March 05, 2018

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M6.0 aftershock hits Papua New Guinea, 4th M6+ after M7.5 on February 25

Magnitude 6.0 aftershock hit Southern Highlands province of Papua New Guinea at 19:56 UTC on March 4, 2018. This is the 4th M6+ earthquake to hit this region after M7.5 mainshock on February 25. Unofficial reports received March 3 mention at least 156 deaths....

March 04, 2018

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Extinct Bosavi volcano showing signs of awakening, Papua New Guinea

Bosavi volcano located in Papua New Guinea's Southern Highlands Province is showing signs of awakening after this week's M7.5 earthquake and hundreds of moderate to strong aftershocks. "As we speak we are seeing smoke building up at the top of the...

February 28, 2018

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Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Indonesia

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit the Ceram Sea, Indonesia at 13:34 UTC on February 26, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 11.9 km (7.4 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth 30 km (18.6 miles). This earthquake can have a...

February 26, 2018

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M6.0 and 6.3 aftershocks hit Papua New Guinea

An aftershock of yesterday's M7.5 earthquake measuring M6.0 on the Richter scale hit Papua New Guinea at 08:26 UTC on February 26, 2018 at a depth of 23.6 km (14.6 miles). This is the 28th moderate to strong aftershock to hit this area since February 25th M7.5....

February 26, 2018

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Massive M7.5 earthquake hits Papua New Guinea

A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.5 hit Papua New Guinea at 17:44 UTC on February 25, 2018 (03:44 local time, February 26). The agency is reporting a depth of 35 km (21.7 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.5 at a depth of 30 km (18.6...

February 25, 2018

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Yellowstone earthquake swarm in the same area as last summer's Maple Creek swarm

Another seismic swarm is taking place at Yellowstone National Park since February 8, 2018. The swarm started with just a few events per day and intensified on February 15. Earthquake swarms like this account for more than 50% of the seismic activity at Yellowstone,...

February 21, 2018

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Very strong and shallow M7.2 earthquake hits Oaxaca, Mexico

A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.2 hit Oaxaca, Mexico at 23:39 UTC (17:39 local time) on February 16, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 24.7 km (15.3 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.2 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). Mexico's...

February 17, 2018

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Earthquake swarm under Cumbre Vieja volcano, Canary Islands

A new seismic swarm started under Cumbre Vieja volcano (La Palma), the Canary Islands on February 10, 2018. Quakes in this latest swarm are stronger than those in the previous swarm in October 2017, the first swarm in this area in 30 years. National Geographic...

February 16, 2018