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M7.2 Peru earthquake, 14th January 2018

A magnitude 7.2 earthquake occurred on the 14th January 2018 at 09:18:46 UTC near the southern coast of Peru. For more details please see this post on the INSN homepage.

M7.6 Honduras earthquake, 10th January 2018

A magnitude 7.6 earthquake occurred on the 10th January 2018 at 02:51:32 UTC north of Honduras. For more details please see this post on the INSN homepage.

2017-12-5 – Seminar by Martin Möllhoff (DIAS)

5 December 2017 – Seminar When: 16:00 on Tuesday, 5th December 2017 Where: DIAS, Geophysics Section, 5 Merrion Square, Dublin 2, (library) Speaker: Martin Möllhoff (DIAS, Dublin, Ireland) Title: New Developments at the Irish National Seismic Network (INSN)…. Read More

Science Week Event: Evening, 16th Nov. 2017, 5 Merrion Sq. – limitied places remaining

Earthquakes and other Geohazards Despite its lack of large earthquakes, Ireland holds a special place in the history of Earthquake studies thanks to the pioneering work of Robert Mallet in the mid-19th century. Come see the past and… Read More

M7.3 Iran earthquake, 12th November 2017

A magnitude 7.3 earthquake occurred on the 12th November 2017 at 18:18 UTC in the northwest of Iran. For more details please see this post on the INSN homepage.

Hallowe’en Night 2017 – Tuesday 31st October, 18:30-20:00 : Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark (Matter)

Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark (Matter) Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) will hold a special event this Hallow’en Night exploring the spooky dark matter that surrounds us. Tuesday 31st October has been designated as International Dark… Read More

Dr. Eva Eibl reached the second place in the Falling Walls Lab Ireland competition

Falling Walls Labs have been hosted in more than 50 countries worldwide, where outstanding academics and professionals present their breakthroughs in science and society in merely 3 minute long talks. This year it was hosted in Ireland for… Read More

19th September 2017, M7.1 Mexico earthquake

An earthquake with magnitude 7.1 occurred near Puebla, about 120km from Mexico City on the 19th September 2017 at  18:14:38 UTC. A number of buildings in Mexico City collapsed and at least 200 fatalities have been reported to… Read More

Friday, 22 Sept 2017 – Culture Night (Geophysics programme)

DIAS – Geophysics programme of Culture Night event at 5 Merrion Square: Earthquakes and other Geohazards: Despite its lack of large earthquakes, Ireland holds a special place in the history of Earthquake studies thanks to the pioneering work… Read More

8th September 2017, M8.1 Mexico earthquake

A major earthquake with magnitude 8.1 occurred offshore Mexico on the 8th September 2017 at 04:49:21 UTC. The epicentre is located about 60km from the coast of the mexican state Chiapas, see map below. The event was felt… Read More