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2020-06-23, M7.4, Oaxaca, Mexico

At 15:29:05 (Universal Time) on the 23rd of June 2020, an earthquake of magnitude 7.4 struck in the Oaxaca region of Mexico. More detail can be found on the INSN website.

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.

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.

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.

2018-02-25, M7.5 Papua New Giunea

On 25th February, 2018, an earthquake measuring magnitude 7.5 occurred at 4a.m local time, in a rural, jungle area of the Southern Highlands in New Guinea, Papaua New Guinea. It wasn’t immediately clear if there was damage. No… Read More

2018-02-06, M6.4 Taiwan

On 6th February, 2018, an earthquake measuring magnitude 6.4 occurred northeast of Hualien, Taiwan. So far at least seven people have been killed and more than 250 injuries have been reported. Aftershocks continue to occur in Taiwan since… Read More

Earthquake Donegal, 2nd August 2017, M1.5

On the 2nd August at 05:46 UTC (06:46 local time) an earthquake of magnitude 1.5 occurred in Donegal (NE of Milford on the Fanad Peninsula). Location 55.11N, 7.59W, see figure below. There are reports of this event having… Read More

2016-11-13, Earthquake in New Zealand, M7.8

An earthquake of magnitude 7.8 occurred on the 13th November 2016 at 11:02:57 UTC in New Zealand. The epicentre was about 100 km northeast of Christchurch, see figure below. The earthquake caused two fatalities and significant structural damage… Read More

2016-04-16 – Earthquake near coast of Ecuador

A major M7.8 earthquake occurred near the coast of Ecuador on 16th April 2016 at 23:58 UTC (18:58 local time). DATE                    :       16 April 2016 ORIGIN TIME       :       23:58 37s UTC LAT/LONG           :       0.371° North / 79.940° West… Read More