Strong and shallow M7.0 earthquake hits Anchorage, Alaska

Strong and shallow M7.0 earthquake hits Anchorage, Alaska

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.0 hit Anchorage, Alaska at 17:29 UTC (08:29 AKST) on November 30, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 40.9 km (25.4 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.0 at a depth of 31 km (19.2 miles). The quake was…

Meteotsunami floods islands of Mallorca and Menorca, Spain

Meteotsunami floods islands of Mallorca and Menorca, Spain

A meteotsunami formed in the Mediterranean Sea near the coast of Spain early July 16, 2018, and flooded the coasts of Mallorca and Menorca, Spain’s Balearic islands in the Mediterranean Sea. According to local media, a wave as high as 1.5 meters (5 feet) hit…

Strong and shallow M6.9 earthquake hits New Britain, P.N.G.

Strong and shallow M6.9 earthquake hits New Britain, P.N.G.

A very strong earthquake measuring M6.9 on the Richter scale hit New Britain region of Papua New Guinea at 21:25 UTC on March 29, 2018. USGS is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.0 at a depth of 60 (37.3 miles). This earthquake can have a…

Powerful M7.9 earthquake hits Gulf of Alaska, triggers tsunami warnings

Powerful M7.9 earthquake hits Gulf of Alaska, triggers tsunami warnings

A massive earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.9 hit the Gulf of Alaska at 09:31 UTC on January 23, 2018 (00:31 local time). The agency is reporting a depth of 25 km (15.5 miles). EMSC is reporting M8.0 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). Tsunami warnings, watches…