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tonga earthquake october 18 2017 location map

Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Tonga

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit Tonga at 12:00 UTC on October 18, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 46 km (28.6 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter was located...

October 18, 2017

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Strong and shallow M6.7 earthquake hits Bouvet Island region

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.7 hit Bouvet Island region, South Atlantic Ocean at 18:53 UTC on October 10, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). This is the second M6+ earthquake within 24 hours. The epicenter was...

October 10, 2017

tarapaca chile earthquake october 10 2017

Strong M6.3 earthquake hits Tarapaca, Chile at intermediate depth

A strong earthquake registered by the CSN as M6.3 hit Tarapaca, Chile at 06:32 UTC on October 10, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 99.7 km (61.9 miles). USGS is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 82.4 km (51.2 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter was...

October 10, 2017

alaska earthquake october 8 2017

Strong M6.6 earthquake hits Rat Islands at intermediate depth, Alaska

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.6 hit near the Rat Islands, Alaska at 22:34 UTC on October 8, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 111.8 km (69.4 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.6 at a depth of 121 km (75 miles). According to the USGS, the...

October 08, 2017

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Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake near Balleny Islands / South Magnetic Pole

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS was recorded near Balleny Islands / South Magnetic Pole at 20:48 UTC on October 8, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 40 km (24.8 miles). According...

October 08, 2017

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Strong M5.9 earthquake hits Fukushima Prefecture, Japan

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the JMA as M5.9 hit Fukushima Prefecture, Japan at 14:56 UTC (23:56 JST) on October 6, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 50 km (31 miles). EMSC is reporting M5.4 at a depth of 60 km (37.3 miles); USGS M5.4 at a...

October 06, 2017

japan earthquake october 6 2017

Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake hits off the east coast of Honshu, Japan

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the JMA as M6.0 hit off the east coast of Honshu at 07:59 UTC on October 6, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS and EMSC are reporting the same magnitude and depth. According to the USGS, the...

October 06, 2017

japan earthquake september 26 2017 location

Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake hits near the east coast of Honshu, Japan

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the JMA as M6.0 hit near the east coast of Honshu, Japan at 20:22 UTC on September 26, 2017 (05:22 JST, September 27). The agency is reporting a depth of 30 km (18.6 miles). USGS is reporting M5.9 at a depth of 32.4 km...

September 26, 2017

mexico earthquake september 23 2017 location

Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Oaxaca, Mexico

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit Oaxaca, Mexico at 12:53 UTC on September 23, 2017 at a depth of 9 km (5.6 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 30 km (18.6 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter was located 6.9 km (4.3...

September 23, 2017

california earthquake september 22 2017

Shallow M5.7 earthquake hits off the coast of Northern California

A shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M5.7 hit off the coast of Northern California, US at 19:50 UTC on September 22, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 9.1 km (5.6 miles). The epicenter was located 58 km (36 miles) W of Ferndale, 58 km WNW of...

September 22, 2017

vanuatu earthquake september 20 2017

Strong and deep M6.4 earthquake hits Vanuatu

A strong and deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit Vanuatu at 20:09 UTC on September 20, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 200.2 km (125 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 204 km (126 miles). According to the USGS, the...

September 20, 2017

japan earthquake september 20 2017

Shallow M5.9 earthquake hits off the coast of Honshu, Japan

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the JMA as M5.9 hit off the east coast of Honshu, Japan at 16:37 UTC on September 20, 2017 (01:37 JST, September 21). The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 10 km. If...

September 20, 2017

mexico earthquake september 19 2017

Extremely dangerous M7.1 earthquake hits Puebla, Mexico - more than 300 killed

A major earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.1 hit Puebla, Mexico at 18:14 UTC (13:14 local time) on September 19, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 51 km (31.7 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.1 at a depth of 30 km (18.6 miles). This earthquake comes just 12...

September 19, 2017

mexico earthquake september 8 2017

Extremely dangerous M8.1 earthquake hits Mexico, tsunami generated

A major earthquake registered by the USGS as 8.1 (upgraded from M8.0) hit near the coast of Chiapas, Mexico at 04:49 UTC on September 8, 2017 (23:49 local time, September 7). The agency is reporting a depth of 69.7 km (43.3 miles). A red alert for shaking-related...

September 08, 2017

admiralty islands papua new guinea earthquake august 27 2017 location

Strong and shallow M6.4 earthquake hits Admiralty Islands, Papua New Guinea

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit Admiralty Islands archipelago, Papua New Guinea at 04:17 UTC on August 27, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 8.1 km (5 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 0 km....

August 27, 2017

fiji earthquake august 19 2017 location

Strong and deep M6.4 earthquake hits Fiji

A strong and deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit Fiji at 02:00 UTC on August 19, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 538.6 km (334 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 527 km (327 miles). The epicenter was located 194.4 km (120.8 miles) E...

August 19, 2017

ascension island earthquake august 18 2017

Strong and shallow M6.6 earthquake north of Ascension Island

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.6 hit north of Ascension Island, North Atlantic Ocean at 02:59 UTC on August 18, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The epicenter was located 762.4 km (473.7 miles) N of Georgetown...

August 18, 2017

indonesia sumatra earthquake august 13 2017

Strong and shallow M6.4 earthquake near the coast of southern Sumatra

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the BMKG as M6.4 hit near the coast of southern Sumatra at 03:08 UTC (10:08 WIB) on August 13, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 58 km (36 miles). USGS is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 35.9 km (36 miles). According...

August 13, 2017

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Deadly M5.6 earthquake hits the coast of southern Peru

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M5.6 hit the coast of southern Peru at 21:45 UTC (16:45 local time) on Friday, August 11, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 49.7 km (30.9 miles). EMSC is reporting M5.6 at a depth of 40 km (24.8 miles). At least...

August 12, 2017

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M6.3 earthquake hits Luzon, Philippines at intermediate depth

A strong earthquake registered by the PHIVOLCS as M6.3 hit Luzon, Philippines at 05:28 UTC (01:28 local time) on August 11, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 177 km (110 miles). USGS is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 168.2 km (104.5 miles). According to the...

August 11, 2017

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Strong and shallow M6.6 earthquake hits China - Kazakhstan border

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by CENC as M6.6 hit China - Kazakhstan border region at 23:27 UTC on August 8, 2017 (07:27 local time, August 9). The agency is reporting a depth of 11 km (6.8 miles). USGS is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 25.9 km (16 km)....

August 09, 2017

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Deadly M6.8 earthquake hits China's Sichuan

A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.5 hit border region between China's Sichuan and Gansu provinces at 13:19 UTC (21:19 local time) on August 8, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.5 at...

August 08, 2017

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Deadly M6.7 earthquake hits Greece - Turkey border region, triggers a tsunami

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.7 hit Dodecanese Islands, Greece - western Turkey border region at 22:31 UTC on July 20, 2017 (01:31 local time, July 21), triggering a small tsunami. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles)....

July 21, 2017

arequipa peru earthquake july 18 2017

Strong and shallow M6.4 earthquake hits near the coast of Peru

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit near the coast of Arequipa, Peru at 02:05 UTC on July 18, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 44.1 km (27.4 miles). This quake occurred 151 minutes after a major M7.7 earthquake near Kamchatka...

July 18, 2017

russia earthquake july 17 2017

Shallow M6.2 earthquake hits near Komandorskiye Ostrova, Russia

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit near Komandorskiye Ostrova, Russia at 11:05 UTC on July 17, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 7.9 km (4.9 miles). GFZ Potsdam registered it as M6.2 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles), followed by...

July 17, 2017

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Strong and shallow M6.4 earthquake hits near Auckland Islands, New Zealand

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the New Zealand's GeoNet hit near the Auckland Islands, New Zealand at 07:00 UTC (19:00 NZST) on July 11, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 34 km (21 miles). USGS is reporting M6.6 at a depth of 10 km (6.2...

July 11, 2017

philippines earthquake july 6 2017 location

Extremely dangerous M6.5 earthquake hits the Philippines

A strong and very shallow earthquake registered by the PHIVOLCS as M6.5 hit Leyte, Philippines at 08:03 UTC (04:03 local time) on July 6, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 2 km (1.2 miles). USGS is reporting M6.5 at a depth of 6.5 km (4 miles). The agency...

July 06, 2017

montana earthquake july 6 2017

Strong and shallow M5.8 earthquake shakes Montana, US

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M5.8 hit NW Montana at 06:30 UTC (00:30 MDT) on July 6, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 4.3 km (2.7 miles). EMSC is reporting M5.8 at a depth of 5 km (3.1 miles). Montana is one of the most...

July 06, 2017

ohrid earthquake swarm june july 2017

Intense earthquake swarm near Ohrid, Macedonia

An intense earthquake swarm is in progress near the city of Ohrid, Macedonia since June 18, 2017. Major earthquakes occurred in this region during historical times and the seismic hazard is among the highest of the Balkan Peninsula. The last prominent earthquake in...

July 03, 2017

ecuador earthquake june 30 2017

Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake hits coastal Ecuador

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the IGEPN as M6.3 hit very near the coast Ecuador at 22:29 UTC (17:29 local time) on June 30, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 9 km (5.6 miles). USGS registered it as M6.0 at a depth of 7.4 km (4.5 miles). The...

June 30, 2017

kermadec islands earthquake june 29 2017

Deep M6.0 earthquake hits Kermadec Islands region, New Zealand

A strong and deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit Kermadec Islands region, New Zealand at 07:03 UTC on June 29, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 392.3 km (244 miles). Geoscience Australia is reporting M5.8 (preliminary) at a depth of 448 km...

June 29, 2017

kermadec islands earthquake june 28 2017

Strong and shallow M6.4 earthquake hits Kermadec Islands, New Zealand

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the Geoscience Australia as M6.4 hit Kermadec Islands, New Zealand at 18:20 UTC on June 28, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 8 km (5 miles). USGS is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 10 km (8 miles). According to the...

June 28, 2017

guatemala earthquke june 22 2017 location

Powerful M6.8 earthquake hits near the coast of Guatemala

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.8 hit near the coast of Guatemala at 12:31 UTC (06:31 local time) on June 22, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.8 at a depth of 60 km (37 miles). USGS issued...

June 22, 2017

tsunami western greenland june 17 2017

Tsunami hits western Greenland, leaving 4 people dead, 9 injured

A shallow earthquake registered by the Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS) as M4.0 hit 28 km (17.4 miles) north of the village of Nuugaatsiaq, western coast of Greenland at 01:00 UTC on June 18, 2017 (23:00 local time on June 17). The quake is believed...

June 18, 2017

fiji earthquake june 17 2017

Deep M6.1 earthquake hits south of Fiji

A strong and deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit south of Fiji at 22:26 UTC on June 17, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 518.2 km (322 miles). The epicenter was located 626.2 km (389.1 miles) WSW of Haveluloto (population 3 417), 627.9 km...

June 18, 2017

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Powerful M6.9 earthquake hits Guatemala - Mexico border region

A powerful earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.9 hit Guatemala - Mexico border region at 07:29 UTC (01:29 local time) on June 14, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 111.5 km (69.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.8 at a depth of 105 km (65 miles). USGS issued...

June 14, 2017

turkey greece earthquake june 12 2017

Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake hits Turkey - Greece border region

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the EMSC hit near the coast of western Turkey (Turkey - Greece border region) at 12:28 UTC on June 12, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 9 km (5.6 miles). USGS is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 10.4 km (6.4 miles)....

June 12, 2017

near islands earthquake june 2 2017

Very strong and shallow M6.9 earthquake hits Near Islands, tsunami not expected

A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.9 hit off Near Islands, Alaska at 22:24 UTC (14:24 AKDT) on June 2, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 4.3 km (2.7 miles). GFZ Potsdam is reporting M6.5 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles)....

June 02, 2017

sulawesi indonesia earthquake may 29 2017

Strong and shallow M6.6 earthquake hits Sulawesi, Indonesia

A shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.6 hit Sulawesi, Indonesia at 14:35 UTC (21:35 local time) on May 29, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 9.6 km (5.9 miles). Indonesia's BMKG is reporting M6.6 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). According to...

May 29, 2017

el salvador earthquake may 12 2017

Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake hits off the coast of El Salvador

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit off the coast of El Salvador at 10:41 UTC on May 12, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). 10 minutes later, the same area was hit by a M5.4 at the same depth. The epicenter was...

May 12, 2017