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Mindanao M6.9 earthquake: 700 aftershocks, 14 021 homes damaged or destroyed, 9 people killed and 99 injured

The M6.9 earthquake in Davao City, Mindanao, Philippines on December 15, 2019, has killed 9 people, 99 were injured and 1 remains missing. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) recorded 700 aftershocks as of Tuesday, December 17. Of...

December 17, 2019

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More than 1 200 earthquakes detected on Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland

An earthquake swarm is ongoing at Fagradalsfjall on the Reykjanes peninsula, Iceland since Sunday morning, December 15, 2019. Nine of the tremors measured between M3.0 and M3.7. There are no signs of volcanic tremor, according to the Icelandic Met Office. The swarm...

December 16, 2019

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Very strong M6.9 earthquake, series of aftershocks hit Mindanao, Philippines

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by PHIVOLCS as M6.9 hit Mindanao, Philippines at 06:11 UTC (14:11 LT) on December 15, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 3 km (1.8 miles). The USGS is reporting M6.8 at a depth of 22.4 km (13.9 miles); EMSC M6.8 at a...

December 15, 2019

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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Tonga region

A shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit Tonga region at 13:04 UTC on December 6, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. The epicenter was located 164 km (101) WNW of Hihifo...

December 06, 2019

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Submarine volcano near Mayotte shows continuous activity, 186 localized tremors recorded in two weeks

REVOSIMA's update on November 30, 2019, showed the continuous seismo-volcanic activity at a newly-forming submarine volcano near Mayotte island from October 16 to 30, including 186 localized earthquakes and an average of 12 tremors per day-- one of which was M3...

December 04, 2019

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Shallow M6.0 earthquake near the coast of Arica, Chile

A shallow earthquake registered by the CSN Chile as M6.0 hit near the coast of Arica at 08:46 UTC (05:46 local time) on December 3, 2019, at a depth of 44 (27 miles). The USGS is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 32 km (20 miles); EMSC M6.0 at a depth of 45 km (28...

December 03, 2019

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M6.0 earthquake hits Andreanof Islands, Alaska

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit the Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska at 05:01 UTC on December 2, 2019 (19:01 LT, December 1). The agency is reporting a depth of 27 km (16 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 60...

December 02, 2019

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46 dead after M6.4 quake in Albania which experts say 'likely' struck on a blind fault

At least 46 people were killed and more than 650 others injured after a very strong M6.4 earthquake hit Albania, the strongest in 40 years, on November 26, 2019. Hours after, 300 aftershocks had been registered and a day after, another tremor was registered by USGS...

November 27, 2019

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M6.1 earthquake hits near the coast of Crete, Greece

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the EMSC as M6.1 hit near the coast of Crete, Greece at 07:23 UTC (08:23 LT) on November 27, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 55 km (34 miles). The USGS is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 71.8 km (44.6 miles). The...

November 27, 2019

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Very strong M6.4 earthquake hits Albania - 39 killed, more than 650 injured, 8 critically

A very strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit Albania at 02:54 UTC (03:54 LT) on November 26, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 20 km (12.4 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). This is Albania's strongest...

November 26, 2019

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Shallow M6.3 earthquake hits Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit the Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska at 00:54 UTC on November 24, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 25.1 km (15.5 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 40 km (24.8 miles)....

November 24, 2019

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Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits off the coast of Papua, Indonesia

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit off the coast of Papua, Indonesia at 12:11 UTC on November 23, 2019, at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. The epicenter was located 240 km (150 miles) SE...

November 23, 2019

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Eruption of underwater volcano near Mayotte continues, may badly affect Lake Dziani on Petite Terre

Eruption at a developing submarine volcano east of Mayotte continues and may contaminate Petite Terre's Lake Dziani. The underwater volcano is the reason behind the seismo-volcanic crisis affecting the small island in the Indian Ocean since May 2018​. The...

November 21, 2019

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Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Laos - Thailand border region

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit Laos - Thailand border region at 23:50 UTC on November 20, 2019 (06:50 LT, November 21). The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 33 km (20 miles)....

November 21, 2019

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Satellite-based radar maps fault of rare earthquake in France

Southeast France was hit by a M5.4 earthquake at 10:52 UTC on November 11, damaging establishments and displacing residents. The tremors were felt between Lyon and Mintellimar. Earthquakes in this part of France are very rare, prompting scientists to investigate...

November 20, 2019

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Deep M6.3 earthquake hits the Sea of Okhotsk, Russia

A deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit the Sea of Okhotsk, Russia at 08:26 UTC on November 20, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 487 km (302 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. This is the second M6+ earthquake of the day. It...

November 20, 2019

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Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake hits off the coast of Chiapas, Mexico

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit off the coast of Chiapas, southern Mexico at 04:27 UTC on November 20, 2019 (22:27 LT, November 19). The agency is reporting a depth of 26 km (16 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 60 km...

November 20, 2019