Latest earthquakes in the world

Last update: March 6, 2013 at 11:36 pm by By

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The list below shows the last 100 earthquakes in the world as reported by the most  important seismological agencies.
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SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
ER I Felt A (not Listed) Earthquake Aug 21 23:59 4.6 0 MAP I Felt It
ER I Felt A (not Listed) Earthquake Aug 21 23:59 4.6 0 MAP I Felt It
ER I Felt A (not Listed) Earthquake Aug 20 23:59 4.6 0 MAP I Felt It
  • Ahvaz - 14:44 local time (UTC + 4.5): even after more than 2 days, there is another 5.8 aftershock! here in ahvaz about 200 km south of epicenter we felt it strongly.
  • Al Amarah - Stark Erdbeben
  • GEONET White Island Aug 20 18:29 3.1 6 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Iran-iraq Border Region Aug 20 18:12 3.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Iran-iraq Border Region Aug 20 17:30 3.9 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Homer, Alaska Aug 20 16:02 3.1 53 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Chignik Lake, Alaska Aug 20 15:22 2.6 90 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET Rotorua Aug 20 15:10 2.8 227 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Aug 20 14:58 2.6 102 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Cold Bay, Alaska Aug 20 14:23 2.8 100 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Strait Of Gibraltar Aug 20 13:52 2.6 62 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Aug 20 13:52 3.0 7 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Iran-iraq Border Region Aug 20 13:13 3.9 8 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Lakeview, Oregon Aug 20 13:10 2.6 0 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Nevada Aug 20 13:10 2.6 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Aegean Sea Aug 20 13:10 2.6 9 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Offshore Tarapaca, Chile Aug 20 13:06 3.1 39 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Bio-bio, Chile Aug 20 12:58 3.9 130 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Iran-iraq Border Region Aug 20 12:52 3.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Mariana Islands Region Aug 20 12:51 4.4 322 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Farallon De Pajaros, Northern Mariana Island Aug 20 12:51 4.3 281 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Mariana Islands Region Aug 20 12:51 4.3 300 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Hanmer Springs Aug 20 12:08 2.8 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Iran-iraq Border Region Aug 20 12:07 3.5 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Iran-iraq Border Region Aug 20 11:52 3.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Oklahoma Aug 20 11:31 3.3 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Langston, Oklahoma Aug 20 11:31 3.3 5 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Alberto Oviedo Mota, Mexico Aug 20 11:14 3.5 25 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Baja California, Mexico Aug 20 11:14 3.5 25 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Langston, Oklahoma Aug 20 11:01 3.2 7 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Oklahoma Aug 20 11:01 3.2 7 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Iran-iraq Border Region Aug 20 10:37 3.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Iran-iraq Border Region Aug 20 10:31 3.6 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Iran-iraq Border Region Aug 20 10:28 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Dehloran, Iran Aug 20 10:28 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Iran-iraq Border Region Aug 20 10:28 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Dehloran, Iran Aug 20 10:14 5.7 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Iran-iraq Border Region Aug 20 10:14 5.6 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Iran-iraq Border Region Aug 20 10:14 5.6 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Iran-iraq Border Region Aug 20 09:56 3.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC France Aug 20 09:15 2.6 4 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Near Coast Of Southern Peru Aug 20 08:37 3.5 167 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Lima - felt bed shake
  • EMSC Central California Aug 20 08:34 2.8 3 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Ridgemark, California Aug 20 08:34 2.8 3 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Azores Islands, Portugal Aug 20 08:12 3.4 1 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Albania Aug 20 07:38 2.7 2 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Cordova, Alaska Aug 20 07:35 2.6 11 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET Paraparaumu Aug 20 06:43 2.8 99 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Iran-iraq Border Region Aug 20 06:43 3.9 8 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Te Kuiti Aug 20 06:31 2.8 194 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET Tolaga Bay Aug 20 05:40 2.8 22 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Yunaska Island, Alaska Aug 20 05:36 3.1 25 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Albania Aug 20 05:31 2.6 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Potosi, Bolivia Aug 20 05:16 3.4 211 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Lone Pine, California Aug 20 05:02 2.5 0 MAP I Felt It
    USGS San Simeon, California Aug 20 04:37 2.8 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Offshore Central California Aug 20 04:37 2.8 11 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Poland Aug 20 04:12 3.7 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Poland Aug 20 04:12 3.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Ferron, Utah Aug 20 04:05 3.3 1 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Tolaga Bay Aug 20 03:58 2.6 42 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Offshore Tarapaca, Chile Aug 20 02:44 2.8 49 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Aug 20 02:08 3.0 72 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Tarapaca, Chile Aug 20 01:45 2.6 38 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Bulgaria Aug 20 01:29 2.8 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Enarotali, Indonesia Aug 20 01:11 4.9 60 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Papua, Indonesia Aug 20 01:11 4.9 55 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Irian Jaya, Indonesia Aug 20 01:11 5.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Iran-iraq Border Region Aug 20 00:45 3.7 8 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Rotorua Aug 20 00:44 2.7 201 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Shemya Island, Alaska Aug 20 00:30 4.3 28 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Shemya Island, Alaska Aug 20 00:30 4.5 9 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC South Of Aleutian Islands Aug 20 00:30 4.5 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Little Sitkin Island, Alaska Aug 20 00:22 3.4 99 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Severo-kuril'sk, Russia Aug 20 00:11 4.2 102 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Kuril Islands Aug 20 00:11 4.2 100 MAP I Felt It
    ER I Felt A (not Listed) Earthquake Aug 19 23:59 4.6 0 MAP I Felt It
  • Ubud, Bali, Indonesia - Woken up by bed shaking lightly, 04.28 local time. Lasted only for a couple of seconds.
  • EMSC Offshore Tarapaca, Chile Aug 19 23:51 4.2 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Lorengau, Papua New Guinea Aug 19 23:37 4.6 14 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Fed. States Of Micronesia Region Aug 19 23:37 4.6 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Iran-iraq Border Region Aug 19 23:30 4.5 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Dehloran, Iran Aug 19 23:30 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Iran-iraq Border Region Aug 19 23:30 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Iran-iraq Border Region Aug 19 23:30 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Iquique, Chile Aug 19 23:12 4.6 19 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Near Coast Of Northern Chile Aug 19 23:12 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Tarapaca, Chile Aug 19 23:12 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Edmond, Oklahoma Aug 19 23:07 2.7 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Oklahoma Aug 19 23:07 2.7 5 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET White Island Aug 19 22:50 2.8 25 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Mid Indian Ridge Aug 19 22:42 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mid-indian Ridge Aug 19 22:42 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Mid-indian Ridge Aug 19 22:42 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Aug 19 22:27 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Aug 19 22:27 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Strait Of Gibraltar Aug 19 22:17 2.6 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Cheviot Aug 19 21:39 2.8 29 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Iran-iraq Border Region Aug 19 21:32 5.2 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Abdanan, Iran Aug 19 21:32 5.3 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Iran-iraq Border Region Aug 19 21:32 5.2 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Iran-iraq Border Region Aug 19 21:14 3.5 8 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Abepura, Indonesia Aug 19 20:28 4.7 29 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Papua, Indonesia Aug 19 20:28 4.8 15 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Irian Jaya, Indonesia Aug 19 20:28 4.9 26 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Tokoroa Aug 19 19:39 2.7 211 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Strait Of Gibraltar Aug 19 19:22 3.0 11 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Karamea Aug 19 19:21 2.6 5 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET Seddon Aug 19 19:19 2.7 22 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Lakeview, Oregon Aug 19 19:14 3.1 3 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Nevada Aug 19 19:14 2.7 1 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Lakeview, Oregon Aug 19 19:14 2.8 1 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Y, Alaska Aug 19 19:08 2.8 25 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Iran-iraq Border Region Aug 19 19:04 3.6 8 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Eastern Mediterranean Sea Aug 19 18:36 2.6 12 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Southwest Of Africa Aug 19 18:19 5.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southwest Of Africa Aug 19 18:19 5.3 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Southwest Of Africa Aug 19 18:19 5.1 11 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Iran-iraq Border Region Aug 19 17:59 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Iran-iraq Border Region Aug 19 17:59 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Dehloran, Iran Aug 19 17:59 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Oklahoma Aug 19 17:15 2.7 4 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Guthrie, Oklahoma Aug 19 17:15 2.7 3 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Caburan, Philippines Aug 19 17:12 5.0 60 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Mindanao, Philippines Aug 19 17:12 4.9 60 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Mindanao, Philippines Aug 19 17:12 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Opunake Aug 19 17:10 3.0 103 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Eastern Turkey Aug 19 17:04 3.0 8 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Central Afghanistan Aug 19 17:03 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Aug 19 17:03 4.3 63 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Lab-sar, Afghanistan Aug 19 17:02 4.2 19 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Road Town, British Virgin Islands Aug 19 16:58 2.6 58 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Virgin Islands Region Aug 19 16:58 2.6 58 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET Taupo Aug 19 16:56 2.8 179 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Iran-iraq Border Region Aug 19 16:42 3.7 8 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Tauranga Aug 19 16:19 3.6 326 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Copiapo, Chile Aug 19 16:11 4.0 50 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Atacama, Chile Aug 19 16:11 4.0 51 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Turkey Aug 19 16:00 2.7 5 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET Wairoa Aug 19 15:44 2.8 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Iran-iraq Border Region Aug 19 15:43 3.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Whangarei Aug 19 15:41 2.6 99 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET Te Araroa Aug 19 15:40 3.6 338 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Te Araroa Aug 19 15:39 2.6 96 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Aug 19 15:34 3.0 8 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Wellington Aug 19 15:31 2.7 25 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Turkey-syria-iraq Border Region Aug 19 15:29 2.6 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Lordsburg, New Mexico Aug 19 15:16 3.2 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Arizona Aug 19 15:16 3.2 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Italy Aug 19 15:06 2.8 41 MAP I Felt It

    Data sources courtesy : USGSEMSCGFZGEONET


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    MMI II (Very weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt by persons at rest, on upper floors or favorably placed.
    MMI III (Weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt indoors; hanging objects may swing, vibration similar to passing of light trucks, duration may be estimated, may not be recognized as an earthquake.
    MMI IV (Light shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally noticed indoors but not outside. Light sleepers may be awakened. Vibration may be likened to the passing of heavy traffic, or to the jolt of a heavy object falling or striking the building.
    Fittings :
    Doors and windows rattle. Glassware and crockery rattle. Liquids in open vessels may be slightly disturbed. Standing motorcars may rock.
    Structures :
    Walls and frames of buildings, and partitions and suspended ceilings in commercial buildings, may be heard to creak.
    MMI V (Moderate shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally felt outside, and by almost everyone indoors. Most sleepers awakened. A few people alarmed.
    Fittings :
    Small unstable objects are displaced or upset. Some glassware and crockery may be broken. Hanging pictures knock against the wall. Open doors may swing. Cupboard doors secured by magnetic catches may open. Pendulum clocks stop, start, or change rate.
    Structures :
    Some large display windows cracked. A few earthenware toilet fixtures cracked.
    MMI VI (Strong shaking) ?
    People Felt by all. People and animals alarmed. Many run outside. Difficulty experienced in walking steadily.
    Fittings :
    Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall from walls. Some furniture moved on smooth floors, some unsecured free-standing fireplaces moved. Glassware and crockery broken. Very unstable furniture overturned. Small church and school bells ring. Appliances move on bench or table tops. Filing cabinets or "easy glide" drawers may open (or shut).
    Structures :
    Slight damage to buildings with low standard. Some stucco or cement plaster falls. Large display windows broken. Damage to a few weak domestic chimneys, some may fall.
    Environment :
    Trees and bushes shake, or are heard to rustle. Loose material may be dislodged from sloping ground, e.g. existing slides, talus slopes, shingle slides.
    MMI VII (Very strong shaking) ?
    People
    General alarm. Difficulty experienced in standing. Noticed by motorcar drivers who may stop.
    Fittings :
    Large bells ring. Furniture moves on smooth floors, may move on carpeted floors. Substantial damage to fragile contents of buildings.
    Structures :
    Unreinforced stone and brick walls cracked. Low standard buildings cracked with some minor masonry falls. A few instances of damage to buildings of ordinary workmanship. Unbraced parapets, unbraced brick gables, and architectural ornaments fall. Roofing tiles, especially ridge tiles may be dislodged. Many unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, often falling from roof-line. Water tanks Type I burst. A few instances of damage to brick veneers and plaster or cement-based linings. Unrestrained water cylinders (hot-water cylinders) may move and leak. Some common windows cracked. Suspended ceilings damaged.
    Environment :
    Water made turbid by stirred up mud. Small slides such as falls of sand and gravel banks, and small rock-falls from steep slopes and cuttings. Instances of settlement of unconsolidated or wet, or weak soils. Some fine cracks appear in sloping ground. A few instances of liquefaction (i.e. small water and sand ejections).
    MMI VIII (Severe shaking) ?
    People Alarm may approach panic. Steering of motorcars greatly affected. Structures : Low standard buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. ordinary workmanship buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged in some cases. A few instances of damage to buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes. Monuments and pre-1976 elevated tanks and factory stacks twisted or brought down. Some pre-1965 infill masonry panels damaged. A few post-1980 brick veneers damaged. Decayed timber piles of houses damaged. Houses not secured to foundations may move. Most unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, some below roof-line, many brought down. Environment : Cracks appear on steep slopes and in wet ground. Small to moderate slides in roadside cuttings and unsupported excavations. Small water and sand ejections and localized lateral spreading adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
    MMI IX (Violent shaking) ?
    Structures Many low standard buildings destroyed. Ordinary workmanship buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes damaged in some cases, some with flexible frames seriously damaged. Damage or permanent distortion to some buildings and bridges, designed and built to normal use standards. Houses not secured to foundations shifted off. Brick veneers fall and expose frames. Environment : Cracking of ground conspicuous. Landsliding general on steep slopes. Liquefaction effects intensified and more widespread, with large lateral spreading and flow sliding adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
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    Comments

    1. Carlos A. Graulau says:

      felt it in my room.lasted for about 30 secs with a PW(primary wave and a stronger SW(secondary wave). No damage in my area

    2. Jeanne C. says:

      I felt it in Powhatan Va. it felt like a wave rolled under me and there was a loud boom like thunder.

    3. Tito Stevens says:

      It would really be instructive if you could post a daily map of the world showing the places where earthquakes 5.0 on the Richter Scale and above were located and the time they were felt so we could see if there is some kind of trend developing in the tectonic plates.

      • Armand Vervaeck says:

        Will put your request in our ToDo list – some new enhancements will be applied the coming weeks

    4. David Brown says:

      We were falling asleep when the house began shaking.

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