Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global
8.3 Earthquake hits the Sea of Okhotsk.
The quake hit 373 miles below the surface in the Sea of Okhotsk. The epicentre is 223 miles west southwest of Esso, Russia. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre was quick to report that no Pacific-wide tsunami was expected. Tremors were felt as far away as Moscow, 7 000 miles from the epicentre of the quake.
It has been a busy 24 hours in the Pacific, seismically speaking. There was a magnitude 7.4 quake and later a 6.3 near Tonga. Then a 5.7 quake struck 11km west northwest of Greenville, California. No tsunamis were generated in any of the events.
7.4 Earthquake hits south of Fiji.
6.5 Earthquake hits the southern Mid-Atlantic ridge.
6.6 Earthquake hits Tonga.
5.8 Earthquake hits south of Tonga.
5.8 Earthquake hits the south Indian Ocean.
5.7 Earthquake hits northern California.
5.3 Earthquake hits the MacQuarrie Island region.
5.2 Earthquake hits near the east coast of Honshu, Japan.
5.1 Earthquake hits southern Iran.
5.1 Earthquake hits Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia.
5.1 Earthquake hits New Britain, Papua New Guinea.
5.0 Earthquake hits south of Fiji.
5.0 Earthquake hits Tonga.