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  • unavailable  Deep M6.7 earthquake hits near Kamchatka
    PUBLISHED : Sat, 13 Oct 2018 14:20:00   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    A deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.7 hit near Kamchatka, Russia at 11:10 UTC on October 13, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 470.1 km (292 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.7 at a depth of 469 km (291 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter was...... Read more »

  • unavailable  Very strong and shallow M7.0 earthquake, strong aftershocks hit P.N.G.
    PUBLISHED : Thu, 11 Oct 2018 05:51:00   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    A very strong earthquake registered by the USGS and EMSC as M7.0 hit Papua New Guinea's New Britain Region at 20:48 UTC on October 10, 2018. The USGS is reporting a depth of 40.3 km (25 miles). The quake was preceded by M6.1 at 20:45, and followed by M5.9 at...... Read more »

  • unavailable  Strong and shallow M6.5 earthquake near Kuril Islands, Russia
    PUBLISHED : Thu, 11 Oct 2018 03:20:00   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.5 hit near the Kuril Islands, Russia at 23:16 UTC on October 10, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 17.5 km (10.8 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). This is the second...... Read more »

  • unavailable  Strong and shallow M6.4 earthquake hits Bali Sea, Indonesia
    PUBLISHED : Wed, 10 Oct 2018 19:28:00   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the BMKG as M6.4 hit Bali Sea, Indonesia at 18:44 UTC on October 10 (01:44 LT, October 11), 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 10 km, EMSC M6.0 at a depth of...... Read more »

  • unavailable  Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Kuril Islands region, Russia
    PUBLISHED : Tue, 09 Oct 2018 08:47:00   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    A shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit the Kuril Islands region, Russia at 07:45 UTC on October 9, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 42 km (26 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 35 km (21 miles). The quake was followed by M4.5 at...... Read more »

  • unavailable  Shallow M5.9 earthquake hits Haiti, leaving at least 15 people dead and dozens injured
    PUBLISHED : Sun, 07 Oct 2018 06:07:00   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M5.9 hit Nord-Ouest, Haiti at 00:11 UTC on October 7, 2018 (20:12 local time, October 6). The agency is reporting a depth of 11.7 km (7.3 miles). EMSC is reporting M5.9 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). At...... Read more »

  • unavailable  High levels of seismicity at Kick em' Jenny submarine volcano, Grenada
    PUBLISHED : Wed, 03 Oct 2018 18:54:00   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    High levels of seismicity are being detected at Grenada's Kick em’ Jenny submarine volcano, the University of the West Indies Seismic Research Center (UWI SRC) reports. The last known eruption of this volcano took place on March 29, 2017. Since the episode...... Read more »

  • unavailable  Sulawesi M7.5 and tsunami death toll climbs to more than 2 000, Indonesia
    PUBLISHED : Wed, 03 Oct 2018 18:06:00   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    The number of people killed in shallow M7.5 earthquake and tsunami it caused on September 28 climbed to 1 407 today, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, spokesman for Indonesia's disaster mitigation agency said October 3, 2018. An estimated 66 000 homes have been destroyed or...... Read more »

  • unavailable  Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake hits Sumba region of Indonesia
    PUBLISHED : Tue, 02 Oct 2018 00:56:00   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the BMKG as M6.3 hit Sumba region of Indonesia at 00:16 UTC (07:16 local time) on October 2, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles), EMSC is...... Read more »

  • unavailable  Very deep M6.6 earthquake hits Fiji region
    PUBLISHED : Sun, 30 Sep 2018 14:25:00   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    A very deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.6 hit Fiji islands region at 10:52 UTC on September 30, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 546 km (339 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. The epicenter was located 276 km (171 miles) E of...... Read more »

  • unavailable  Major tsunami hits Indonesia after shallow M7.5 earthquake, more than 1 700 killed
    PUBLISHED : Fri, 28 Sep 2018 19:09:00   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    A major tsunami struck parts of Indonesia after powerful M7.5 earthquake hit the island of Sulawesi at 10:02 UTC (17:02 local time). The quake followed M6.1 earthquake at 07:00 UTC in which at least 1 person lost its life and 10 others were injured. Numerous...... Read more »

  • unavailable  Powerful M7.5 earthquake hits Sulawesi, major tsunami in Palu and Donggala, Indonesia
    PUBLISHED : Fri, 28 Sep 2018 10:39:00   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    Very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.5 hit Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia at 10:02 UTC (17:02 local time) on September 28, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). BMKG is reporting M7.4 at a depth of 10 km, EMSC M7.4 at...... Read more »

  • unavailable  Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Sulawesi, Indonesia
    PUBLISHED : Fri, 28 Sep 2018 08:06:00   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit Sulawesi, Indonesia at 07:00 UTC on September 28, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 18.1 km (11.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles), BMKG M6.0 at the same depth....... Read more »

  • unavailable  Strong and shallow M6.4 earthquake hits east of Guam
    PUBLISHED : Sun, 23 Sep 2018 08:09:00   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit east of Guam at 05:52 UTC on September 23, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 38 km (23.6 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter...... Read more »

  • unavailable  Rare earthquake hits West Jutland, Denmark
    PUBLISHED : Tue, 18 Sep 2018 16:51:00   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    A shallow earthquake registered by the Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland as M3.4 hit West Jutland, Denmark at 08:57 UTC on September 16, 2018. EMSC registered it as M2.9 at a depth of 14 km (8.7 miles). This was the strongest quake to hit Denmark since...... Read more »

  • unavailable  Unusually large M5.7 earthquake hits Western Australia
    PUBLISHED : Mon, 17 Sep 2018 10:23:00   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the Geoscience Australia as M5.7 hit near Frankland River, Western Australia at 04:56 UTC on September 16, 2018 (12:56 local time). The USGS registered it as M5.3 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The quake was initially...... Read more »

  • unavailable  Deep M6.5 earthquake south of the Fiji Islands
    PUBLISHED : Sun, 16 Sep 2018 22:09:00   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    A strong and deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.5 hit south of the Fiji Islands at 21:11 UTC on September 16, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 570 km (354 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.5 at a depth of 588 km (365 miles). According to the USGS, the...... Read more »


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