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  • unavailable  Shallow M6.3 earthquake hits Pacific-Antarctic ridge
    PUBLISHED : Wed, 12 Dec 2018 19:38:00   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit Pacific-Antarctic ridge at 13:13 UTC on December 12, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. According to the USGS, the epicenter...... Read more »

  • unavailable  M7.1 earthquake hits South Sandwich Islands at intermediate depth
    PUBLISHED : Tue, 11 Dec 2018 08:07:00   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.1 hit the South Sandwich Islands at 02:26 UTC on December 11, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 164 km (102 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.1 at a depth of 150 km (93 miles). The epicenter was located 14 km (8.7...... Read more »

  • unavailable  Tsunami travels 200 m (650 feet) inland, damages a school and wipes out 2 homes, Vanuatu
    PUBLISHED : Thu, 06 Dec 2018 21:26:00   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    A tsunami caused by M7.5 earthquake near the coast of New Caledonia on December 5, 2018, hit Vanuatu, damaging a school and wiping out two homes. According to the owner of a tour company on nearby Mystery Island, Benie Masauvakalo, a surge of water moved inland but...... Read more »

  • unavailable  2018 M7.5 Sulawesi earthquake and tsunami update, the deadliest earthquake in 2018
    PUBLISHED : Wed, 05 Dec 2018 18:48:00   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    Powerful M7.5 earthquake and tsunami that hit Sulawesi, Indonesia on September 28, 2018 - and the resulting land liquefaction and landslides - killed 2 101 people, CWS reported December 4, 2018. This is the deadliest earthquake to strike the country since 2006...... Read more »

  • unavailable  Very strong and shallow M7.5 earthquake hits New Caledonia, tsunami waves observed
    PUBLISHED : Wed, 05 Dec 2018 06:31:00   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    A very strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.5 hit south of the Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia at 04:18 UTC on December 5, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.6 at a depth of 30 km (18.6 miles). According to the...... Read more »

  • unavailable  Strong M6.3 earthquake hits Banda Sea at intermediate depth, Indonesia
    PUBLISHED : Sat, 01 Dec 2018 14:42:00   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit Banda Sea, Indonesia at 13:27 UTC on December 1, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 140.6 km (87 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 135 km (84 miles). This earthquake can have a low humanitarian...... Read more »

  • unavailable  Strong and shallow M7.0 earthquake hits Anchorage, Alaska
    PUBLISHED : Fri, 30 Nov 2018 18:01:00   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    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...... Read more »

  • unavailable  Seismic waves near Mayotte characteristic of volcanic phenomena
    PUBLISHED : Thu, 29 Nov 2018 18:31:00   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    International seismic networks detected an atypical very low frequency signal originating near the island of Mayotte just before 09:30 UTC on November 11, 2018. Signals of this type are characteristic of volcanic phenomena. A rare earthquake swarm started near the...... Read more »

  • unavailable  Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake hits Kermanshah, Iran
    PUBLISHED : Sun, 25 Nov 2018 17:13:00   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit Kermanshah, Iran at 16:37 UTC (20:07 local time) on November 25, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 10 km. The quake hit one year after...... Read more »

  • unavailable  Shallow M6.0 earthquake near San Andres archipelago, Caribbean Sea
    PUBLISHED : Sun, 25 Nov 2018 08:56:00   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit near Archipelago of San Andrés, Providencia and Santa Catalina (Colombia), the Caribbean Sea at 03:40 UTC on November 25, 2018 (21:40 LT, November 24). The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km...... Read more »

  • unavailable  Deep M6.7 earthquake hits Fiji
    PUBLISHED : Sun, 18 Nov 2018 21:15:00   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    A strong and deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.7 hit Fiji region at 20:25 UTC on November 18, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 533 km (331 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.6 at a depth of 520 km (323 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter was...... Read more »

  • unavailable  Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake hits Solomon Islands
    PUBLISHED : Fri, 16 Nov 2018 06:44:00   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit near the Solomon Islands at 03:26 UTC on November 16, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10.6 km (6.6 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 30 km (18.6 miles). The quake was initially...... Read more »

  • unavailable  Shallow M6.3 earthquake hits Southern East Pacific Rise
    PUBLISHED : Fri, 16 Nov 2018 06:26:00   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit Southern East Pacific Rise at 23:09 UTC on November 15, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. There are no people living within...... Read more »

  • unavailable  Shallow M6.4 earthquake hits near Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
    PUBLISHED : Thu, 15 Nov 2018 20:57:00   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit off the coast Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands at 20:02 UTC on November 15, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same...... Read more »

  • unavailable  Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake North Atlantic Ocean
    PUBLISHED : Sun, 11 Nov 2018 17:10:00   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    A strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake was registered in the North Atlantic Ocean at 14:03 UTC on November 11, 2018. USGS is reporting a depth of 7.3 km (4.5 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter was...... Read more »

  • unavailable  Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake hits Tonga
    PUBLISHED : Sat, 10 Nov 2018 09:48:00   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit Tonga at 08:33 UTC (21:33 LT) on November 10, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 60 km (37 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter...... Read more »

  • unavailable  Strong and shallow M6.8 earthquake near Jan Mayen, Greenland Sea
    PUBLISHED : Fri, 09 Nov 2018 06:31:00   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.8 hit Jan Mayen island region, Greenland Sea at 01:49 UTC on November 9, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.8 at the same depth. The epicenter was located 119...... Read more »


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