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Deep M7.3 earthquake hits Vanuatu - Fiji region

A very strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.3 hit the Vanuatu - Fiji region at 06:29 UTC on October 2, 2021, at a depth of 536 km (333 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.2 at a depth of 531 km (329 miles). The epicenter was located about 434 km (270 miles) SW of...

October 02, 2021

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Deep M6.1 earthquake hits central Sea of Japan

A deep earthquake registered by the JMA as M6.1 hit the central Sea of Japan at 08:37 UTC (17:37 JST) on September 29, 2021. The agency is reporting a depth of 400 km (248 miles). The USGS is reproing M6.1 at a depth of 367.7 km (228 miles). The epicenter was...

September 29, 2021

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Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Crete, Greece

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit Crete, Greece at 06:17 UTC on September 27, 2021. The agency is reporting a depth of 8.7 km (5.4 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The epicenter was located about 7.4 km...

September 27, 2021

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M6.1 earthquake near the coast of Amatignak Island, Andreanof Islands, Alaska

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit near the coast of Amatignak Island, Andreanof Islands, Alaska at 11:52 UTC on September 24, 2021. The agency is reporting a depth of 39 km (24 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. The...

September 24, 2021

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Strong and shallow M6.5 earthquake hits near the coast of Nicaragua

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.5 hit near the coast of Nicaragua at 09:57 UTC on September 22, 2021. The agency is reporting a depth of 30.7 km (19 miles) EMSC is reporting M6.5 at a depth of 60 km (37 miles). The epicenter was located 80 km (50...

September 22, 2021

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Rare M5.9 earthquake hits near Melbourne, Australia

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by Geoscience Australia as M5.9 hit near Melbourne, Australia at 23:15 UTC on September 21, 2021 (09:15 LT, September 22) at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The USGS is reporting M5.9 at a depth of 10 km, EMSC M5.9 at a depth...

September 22, 2021

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Strong and shallow M6.6 earthquake hits Biobio, Chile

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the CSN Chile as M6.6 hit the Biobio Region of Chile at 13:14 UTC on September 21, 2021, at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The USGS is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 17.4 km (10.8 miles), EMSC M6.4 at a depth of 2 km (1.2...

September 21, 2021

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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Kuril Islands, Russia

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit the Kuril Islands, Russia at 20:25 UTC on September 20, 2021. The agency is reporting a depth of 25 km (15 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 9 km (5.6 miles). The epicenter was located 375...

September 20, 2021

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Eruption begins at Cumbre Vieja volcano, the first since 1971 -- La Palma, Canary Islands

A new eruption has begun at Cumbre Vieja volcano on the island of La Palma, Canary Islands around 14:12 UTC on September 19, 2021. The Alert Level has been raised from Yellow to Red. This is the first eruption at the volcano since 1971 (VEI 2). The eruption follows...

September 19, 2021

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Intense earthquake swarm continues at Cumbre Vieja, deformation reaches 15 cm (5.9 inches) -- La Palma, Canary Islands

An intense seismic swarm continues under Cumbre Vieja volcano, La Palma, the Canary Islands since 03:18 UTC on September 11, 2021, with more than 25 000 low-magnitude earthquakes detected to September 19. Of those, more than 1 450 were located, with the maximum...

September 19, 2021

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At least 3 killed, 60 injured after shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Sichuan, China

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC) as M6.0 hit southwest China's Sichuan Province at 20:33 UTC on September 15, 2021 (04:33 LT, September 16). The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). Both USGS...

September 16, 2021

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Strong earthquake swarm under Cumbre Vieja volcano, Canary Islands

A strong earthquake swarm started under Cumbre Vieja volcano, La Palma, Canary Islands at 03:18 UTC on September 11, 2021. From the beginning of the seismic series until 08:00 UTC on September 13, a total of 1 570 earthquakes have been detected, of which 354 were...

September 13, 2021

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Strong M6.2 earthquake hits Chile - Argentina border region

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit Chile - Argentina border region at 05:18 UTC on September 13, 2021. The agency is reporting a depth of 193 km (120 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 171 km (106 miles). The epicenter was located 80 km...

September 13, 2021

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Very strong and shallow M7.0 earthquake hits near Acapulco, Mexico

A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.0 hit near Acapulco, Mexico at 01:47 UTC on September 8, 2021 (20:47 CDT, September 7). The agency is reporting a depth of 20 km (12.4 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.0 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles),...

September 08, 2021

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Shallow M6.3 earthquake hits Kermadec Islands region, New Zealand

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit the Kermadec Islands region at 02:52 UTC on August 31, 2021. The agency is reporting a depth of 16 km (10 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The epicenter was located 984...

August 31, 2021

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Strong earthquake swarm under Kilauea, Alert Level raised to Watch, Hawaii

A swarm of earthquakes began beneath the south part of Kilauea caldera, Hawaii on August 24, 2021, with a particularly strong sequence that occurred at about 11:30 UTC, the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) reports. As a result, HVO has raised the volcano...

August 24, 2021

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Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Kuril Islands, Russia

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit the Kuril Islands, Russia at 05:37 UTC on August 24, 2021. The agency is reporting and depth of 38 km (23.6 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 30 km (18.6 miles). The epicenter was located...

August 24, 2021