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M0.9 earthquake offshore Antrim, 26th January 2020

On the 26th January 2020 at 22:27:19 GMT a M0.9 earthquake occurred offshore Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland. For further details please see this post on the INSN homepage.

2019-12-20, M1.4, Irish Sea

On the 20th of December 2019 at 09:53:43 UTC, a M1.4 earthquake occurred in the Irish Sea. More detail is available from the Irish National Seismic Network.

2019-12-18, M1.6, Offshore Antrim

On the 18th of December 2019 at 20:22:14 local time, a M1.6 earthquake occurred offshore Antrim, Northern Ireland. More detail is available from the Irish National Seismic Network.

2019-12-15, M2.5, Irish Sea

On the 15th of December 2019 at 21:19:52 local time, a M2.5 earthquake occurred in the Irish Sea. More detail is available from the Irish Nation Seismic Network (INSN).

2019-11-26, M6.4, Albania

At 02:54:11.3 UTC on November 26th, 2019 a magnitude M6.4 earthquake struck a region to the North-West of Tirana in Albania. More information is available in the Irish National Seismic Network (INSN) website

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