Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies contact@dias.ie 00353 (0) 16140100

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

Irish National Seismic Network to be upgraded

Geological Survey Ireland and Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies are to invest €1.5m to expand and upgrade the Irish National Seismic Network. New funding will result in more stations, greater coverage and more accurate recording of earthquakes in… 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.

M8.2 Fiji Region, 19th August 2018

An earthquake with magnitude 8.2 occurred in Fiji on the 19th August 2018 at 00:20 UTC. For more details please see this post on the INSN homepage.

M6.9 Lombok Region, Indonesia, 5th August 2018

An earthquake with magnitude 6.9 occurred in the Lombok Region of Indonesia on the 5th August 2018 at 11:46 UTC. For more details please see this post on the INSN homepage.

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

3rd September 2017 – Nuclear event in North Korea

On the 3rd September 2017 the Irish National Seismic Network (INSN) recorded a seismic event with epicenter in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), see below plot for the location. The recordings are consistent with the announcement… Read More

Events Map

Historical and recorded events since 1980