6.7 Earthquake hits the Aru Islands region, near the south coast of Papua, Indonesia.
Two 4.9 Aftershocks hit the Aru Islands region.
5.5 Earthquake hits central Chile, rattling the capital Santiago.
5.3 Earthquake hits off the west coast of northern Sumatra.
5.1 Earthquake hits near the east coast of Honshu, Japan.
5.0 Earthquake hits Sucre, Venezuela.
6.3, 5.0 and 5.0 Earthquakes hit the Banda Sea, Indonesia.
6.0 Earthquake hits the Gulf of California.
5.8 Earthquake hits Antofagasta, Chile.
5.1 Earthquake hits Azerbaijan.
The recent small Dallas, Texas Earthquakes may be tied to wastewater disposal from fracking. Three unusual earthquakes that shook a suburb west of Dallas over the weekend appear to be connected to the past disposal of wastewater from local hydraulic fracturing operations.
5.4 Earthquake hits near the north coast of Chile.
5.4 Earthquake hits the northern Pacific Ocean.
5.4 Earthquake hits the Volcano Islands, Japan region.
5.1 Earthquake hits Luzon in the Philippines.
4.9 Earthquake hits the northern Indian Ocean.
6.9 Earthquake hits the Andreanof Islands near the tip of the Aleutian Island chain off Alaska. No tsunami or damage has been reported, although there is a watch for larger than usual waves.
5.3 Earthquake hits Antofagasta, Chile.
5.1 Earthquake hits south of Fiji.
5.0 Earthquake hits the Kermedec Island region.
Two massive quakes off Indonesia’s Sumatra island in April showed something scientists have long been trying to prove – that large earthquakes can trigger a swarm of more tremors around the globe.
The latest findings could eventually help efforts to predict some earthquakes.
Over the six days after the quakes hit on April 11, the number of tremors of magnitude greater than 5.5 jumped nearly five-fold globally.
“This is the first time that we’ve seen these remote aftershocks at this magnitude and to this extent,” said Kerry Sieh, director of the Earth Observatory of Singapore, author of a number of studies on earthquake hazards in the Sumatra region.
The first quake on April 11 was 8.7 magnitude, nearly as large as the one which triggered a massive tsunami and nuclear disaster in eastern Japan just over a year earlier.
The second one was also huge, at 8.2. Both occurred under the Indian Ocean several hundred kilometres west of Sumatra, in a zone where the Indo-Australian tectonic plate is slowly tearing itself apart.
5.7 Earthquake hits the Fiji Islands region.
5.4 and 4.8 Earthquakes hit Mindanao in the Philippines.
5.3 Earthquake hits Tarapaca, Chile.
5.2 Earthquake hits Kepulauan Batu in Indonesia.
5.0 Earthquake hits the northern Molucca Sea.
5.0 Earthquake hits the central Mediterranean Sea.
5.0 Earthquake hits the New Britain region, Papua New Guinea.
5.0 Earthquake hits the Philippine Islands.
4.9 Earthquake hits the Solomon Islands.
5.7 Earthquake hits the central eastern Pacific rise.
Two 5.6 Earthquakes hit Yunnan, China. Several thousand buildings have been damaged. At least 50 people have died in the quakes.
5.3 Earthquake hits Halmahera, Indonesia.
5.2 Earthquake hits the Chagos Archipelago in the middle of the Indian Ocean.
5.1 Earthquake hits Nicaragua.
5.0 Earthquake hits Antofagasto, Chile.
4.9 Earthquake hits Mindanao in the Philippines.
4.9 Earthquake hits Yunnan, China.
5.7, 5.6, 5.3, 5.3, 5.1, 5.1, 5.0, 5 x 4.9 Aftershocks continue to rattle the Philippine Islands following yesterday’s major Earthquake.
5.5 Earthquake hits North Island, New Zealand.
5.3 Earthquake hits Chiapas, Mexico.
5.3 Earthquake hits the Gulf of Aden.
5.2 Earthquake hits the New Britain Region, papua New Guinea.
5.0 Earthquake hits the Galapagos Islands.
5.0 Earthquake hits northern Colombia.
5.0 Earthquake hits off the coast of central Chile.
4.9 Earthquake hits south east of the Loyalty Islands.
5.7 Earthquake hits offshore El Salvador.
5.4 Earthquake hits off the west coast of Sumatra, Indonesia.
5.3 Earthquake hits the Talaud Islands, Indonesia.
5.0 Earthquke hits the Gulf of California.
5.0 and 2 x 4.8 Aftershocks hit off the coast of Central America.
4.8 Earthquake hits off the coast of central Chile.
7.4 Earthquake hits off the coast of El Salvador, Central America. A small tsunami of about 20cm was generated but caused no damage.
6.4 Earthquake hits the north Molucca Sea.
5.5 and 5.3 Earthquakes, part of a swarm of hundreds of smaller earthquakes hits southern California. Numerous buildings sustained damage.
5.4 Earthquake hits off the coast of El Salvador.
5.3 Earthquake hits northern Sumatra, Indonesia.
5.1 Earthquake hits off the coast of Nicaragua.
5.1 Earthquake hits offshore Antofagasto, Chile.
5.0 Earthquake hits the Andaman Islands off India.
5.0 Earthquake hits the north Molucca Sea.
5.0 Earthquake hits Halmahera, Indonesia.
2 x 4.9 and 4.8 Earthquakes hit southern California.
2 x 4.8; 2 x 4.7 and 3 x 4.6 Aftershocks hit off the coast of El Salvador.
5.8 Earthquake hits Hokkaido, Japan.
4.7 Earthquake hits off the coast of Central America.
4.7 Earthquake hits off the coast of central Chile.
5.3 Earthquake hits Nias region, Indonesia.
5.2 Earthquake hits the west Chile rise in the Pacific.
5.0 Earthquake hits the Molucca Sea.
5.0 Earthquake hits Vanuatu.
5.0 Earthquake hits Halmahera, Indonesia.
4.9 and 5.0 Earthquakes hit near the coast of Nicaragua.
4.9 Earthquake hits the Kenai peninsula, Alaska.
4.7 and 4.8 Earthquake hit the Solomon Islands.
4.7 Earthquake hits the Mozambique Channel.