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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

2016-04-15 – Earthquake Kyushu, Japan

A major M7.0 earthquake occurred on the island of Kyushu, Japan on 15th April 2016 at 16:25 UTC (01:25 on 16th April local time).  A number of aftershocks have been recorded.  A tsunami alert was issued for Japanese… Read More