Shallow M6.2 earthquake hits the southern East Pacific Rise

Shallow M6.2 earthquake hits the southern East Pacific Rise

A shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit the southern East Pacific Rise at 18:10 UTC on May 26, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 33 km (20 miles). This is the third M6+ earthquake of the day

Shallow M6.4 earthquake hits southeast of the Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia

Shallow M6.4 earthquake hits southeast of the Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit southeast of the Loyalty Islands at 15:37 UTC on May 26, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 15 km (9 miles). This is the second M6+ earthquake of the day.

Very strong M7.2 earthquake hits southern Peru

Very strong M7.2 earthquake hits southern Peru

A very strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.2 hit southern Peru at 12:02 UTC on May 27, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 217.8 km (135 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.2 at a depth of 211 km (131 miles).

Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits off the east coast of Hachijojima Island, Japan

Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits off the east coast of Hachijojima Island, Japan

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the JMA as M6.1 hit off the east coast of Hachijojima Island, Japan at 15:17 UTC on May 22, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 15.8 km (9.8 miles), EMSC M6.0 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles).

Deep M6.3 earthquake hits south of the Fiji islands

Deep M6.3 earthquake hits south of the Fiji islands

A deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit south of the Fiji islands at 07:06 UTC on May 22, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 589.5 km (366 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 607 km (377 miles).

Strong M6.1 earthquake hits Luzon, Philippines

Strong M6.1 earthquake hits Luzon, Philippines

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit Luzon, Philippines at 21:50 UTC on May 21, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 129 km (80 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 175 km (108 miles); PHIVOLCS M6.1 at 126 km (78 miles).

Strong and shallow M6.9 earthquake hits Macquarie Island region

Strong and shallow M6.9 earthquake hits Macquarie Island region

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.9 hit the Macquarie Island region at 10:13 UTC on May 19, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.9 at a depth of 15 km (9 miles).

Strong M6.8 earthquake hits Argentina at intermediate depth

Strong M6.8 earthquake hits Argentina at intermediate depth

A very strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.8 hit Jujuy, Argentina at 23:06 UTC on May 10, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 193.8 km (120 miles). EMSC is reporting it as M6.8 at a depth of 176 km (109 miles).

Earthquake swarm on Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland

Earthquake swarm on Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland

Earthquake activity is ongoing in the Reykjanes Peninsula, the Icelandic Met Office reports. Distinctive swarms have been located by the Reykjanes Power plant, Eldvörp, Sundhnjúkagígar, Hagafell east of mount Þorbjörn, and lake Kleifarvatn from May 2 to 8, 2022.