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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.

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

M7.0 Peru earthquake, 1st March 2019

A magnitude 7.0 earthquake occurred in southern Peru on the 1st March 2019 at 08:50:41 UTC. The event depth is 257km and hence no major damage is expected. For more details please see this post https://www.insn.ie/2019-03-01-m7-0-peru on the… Read More

M7.4 Indonesia earthquake and tsunami, 28th September 2018

A powerful earthquake with magnitude 7.4 occurred on the 28th September 2018 at 10:02:44 UTC in Indonesia, Sulawesi Island, about 75km north of the city Palu. The earthquake triggered a tsunami and Palu was hit by waves up… Read More

M6.6 Hokkaido Japan earthquake, 5th September 2018

An earthquake with magnitude 6.6 occurred in Hokkaido, Japan on the 5th September 2018 at 18:08:00 UTC. For more details please see this post on the INSN homepage.