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Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits near the coast of Papua New Guinea

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit near the coast of Papua New Guinea at 12:48 UTC on March 10, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. This is the second M6+...

March 10, 2019

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Deep M6.2 earthquake hits near the coast of Fiji

A strong and deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit Fiji at 08:12 UTC on March 10, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 567.4 km (352.5 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 560 km (347.9 miles). The epicenter was located 215 km (134 miles) S...

March 10, 2019

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Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake hits near the coast of Philippines

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the PHIVOLCS as M6.2 hit near the cost of Burgos, Surigao Del Norte, Philippines at 15:06 UTC (11:06 local time) on March 8, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 16 km (9.9 miles). The USGS is reporting M6.0 at a...

March 08, 2019

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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 ESE of L'Esperance Rock, Kermadec Islands, New Zealand at 15:46 UTC on March 6, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. The...

March 06, 2019

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Shallow M4.6 earthquake hits Alberta, stops hydraulic fracturing activities, Canada

A very shallow earthquake registered by the Environment Canada as M4.6 hit Red Deer, Alberta at 12:55 UTC on March 4, 2019 at a depth of 1 km (0.62 miles). This is the largest earthquake ever registered in the region and one of the largest in Alberta. The epicenter...

March 05, 2019

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Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake off the coast of Hokkaido, Japan

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the JMA as M6.2 hit off the east coast of Hokkaido, Japan at 03:22 UTC (12:23 JST) on March 2, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 10 km. EMSC reported it as...

March 02, 2019

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Strong M7.0 earthquake hits southern Peru

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.0 hit southern Peru at 08:50 UTC on March 1, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 257.4 km (159.9 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on...

March 01, 2019

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Very strong M7.5 earthquake hits Ecuador - Peru border region at intermediate depth

A very strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.5 hit Ecuador - Peru border region at 10:17 UTC (05:17 local time) on February 22, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 132.4 km (82.3 miles). IGEPN is reporting M7.6 at a depth of 107 km (66.5 miles); EMSC...

February 22, 2019

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Shallow M5.7 aftershock hits Hokkaido, evacuation of landslide-prone areas advised, Japan

A strong earthquake registered by the JMA as M5.7 hit the Japanese island of Hokkaido at 12:22 UTC (21:22 JST) on February 21, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 30 km (18.6 miles). USGS registered it M5.5 at a depth of 41.2 km (25.6 miles). The epicenter was...

February 21, 2019

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Large sinkholes opening in central Turkey's Konya Province

Two massive sinkholes have opened up in a clover field in the Resadiye neighborhood of Karapinar city, central Turkey's Konya Province over the past few days. Karapinar district, built on a volcanic field, is home to about 55 734 people and an increasing number...

February 19, 2019

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Deep M6.4 earthquake hits New Ireland region, Papua New Guinea

A deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit New Ireland region of Papua New Guinea at 14:35 UTC on February 17, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 367.9 km (228.5 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.5 at a depth of 375 km (233 miles). The epicenter was...

February 17, 2019

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Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge

A shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge at 19:57 UTC on February 14, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. GFZ (preliminary) is reporting M5.6 at a...

February 14, 2019

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Dozens hurt after M5.2 earthquake hits Shamakhi, Azerbaijan

A shallow earthquake registered by Azerbaijan's Seismology Service Center as M5.2 hit near the city of Shamakhi, Azerbaijan at 19:31 UTC on February 5, 2019 (23:31 local time), injuring dozens of people. The USGS is reporting M5.1 at a depth of 10 km (6.2...

February 06, 2019

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Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits North Pagai, West Sumatra, Indonesia

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit the island of North Pagai, Mentawai Islands, West Sumatra, Indonesia at 09:27 UTC on February 2, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 12 km...

February 02, 2019

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Strong M6.6 earthquake hits Chiapas, Mexico

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.6 hit Chiapas, Mexico at 16:14 UTC (10:14 local time) on February 1, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth 67.9 km (42.1 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.6 at a depth of 70 km (43.5 miles). GEOFON reports it as M6.5 at a...

February 01, 2019

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Earthquake swarm near Nevado del Huila volcano, Colombia

A shallow earthquake registered by the Geological Service of Colombia (SGC) as M5.4 hit 12 km (7.4 miles) NE of the Central Peak of the Nevado del Huila volcano at 12:32 UTC (07:32 local time) on January 26, 2019. The USGS is reporting it as M5.6 at a depth of 10 km...

January 27, 2019

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Deep M6.2 earthquake hits near Ndoi Island, Fiji

A deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit near Ndoi Island, Fiji at 19:56 UTC on January 26, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 579 km (359 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 594 km (369 miles). GFZ is reporting it as M5.6 (preliminary) at...

January 26, 2019