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M5.6 Pakistan Earthquake

On September 24, 2019 at 16:01 local time a magnitude 5.6 earthquake occurred close to New Mirpir in Pakistan-administered Kashmir. More details can be found on the INSN website.

M1.9 Irish Sea earthquake, 18th June 2019

A magnitude 1.9 earthquake occurred on the 18th June 2019 at 20:53:12 local time in the Irish Sea off Holyhead, Wales. For more details please see this post on the INSN homepage.

26-05-2019 M8, Peru Earthquake

On the 26-05-2019 at 2.41am local time (07:41:14 UTC) an M8.0 earthquake occurred in Northern Peru, 75km SSE of Lagunas. More information can be found on the Irish National Seismic Network INSN website.

Upcoming summer events

Below is information on upcoming DIAS internal & public events. To keep up to date with DIAS events – subscribe to our newsletter here. 22nd May: Black Holes and Quantum ComputersPublic lecture with Professor Marika Taylor on the fundamental… Read More

Discovery of stress changes in the Earth before “slow earthquakes”

Seismic monitoring of stress changes inside the Earth promises to improve forecasts of the “slow” and possibly also of the “fast,” destructive earthquakes.    An international team including Dr Sergei Lebedev of the Geophysics Section, the Dublin Institute for… Read More

M2.1 Donegal earthquake, 29th April 2019

MA magnitude 2.1 earthquake occurred on the 29th April 2019 at 21:18:23 local time (20:18:23 GMT) in south Donegal. The event was felt by several members of the public. For more details please see this post https://www.insn.ie/2019-04-29-m2-1-donegal

M6.1 Northern Philippines earthquake, 22nd April 2019

A magnitude 6.1 earthquake occurred on the 22nd April at 09:11:11 UTC (17:11 local time) in Northern Philippines. The earthquake centered near the town of Castillejos in Zambales Province, west of Manila. It has been reported that at… Read More

M2.4 Donegal Bay earthquake, 7th April 2019

A magnitude 2.4 earthquake occurred on the 7th April 2019 at 22:58:19 UTC (23:58:19 local time) in Donegal Bay. The event was felt by several members of the public. For more details please see this post https://www.insn.ie/2019-04-07-m2-4-donegal

SEA-SEIS school competition winners announced!

DIAS has announced the winners of our SEA-SEIS competitions for Primary and Secondary Schools. The SEA-SEIS Drawing Competition for Primary Schools ran from October to December, 2018, advertised on the SEA-SEIS website and in InTouch (Irish National Teachers’… Read More

DIAS Research Forum 2019 – 10 May, 3-5pm

An inter-disciplinary research forum has been scheduled for Friday 10 May 2019, 3-5pm at Burlington Road. The forum is intended to be an informal event that provides post-doctoral scholars and PhD students with the opportunity to share and… Read More