Latest earthquakes in the world

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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 Sep 17 23:59 4.6 0 MAP I Felt It
ER I Felt A (not Listed) Earthquake Sep 16 23:59 4.6 0 MAP I Felt It
  • tokyo - Le building a beaucoup bougé et l'on entendait les grincements de la structure à l'intérieur des murs.
  • Tokyo - Le bâtiment a beaucoup tremblé. Aucun dégât ni chute d'objet.
  • GEONET Whitianga Sep 16 10:48 3.2 228 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Aegean Sea Sep 16 10:40 3.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Greece Sep 16 09:41 3.9 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Spetses - Mild jolt for a few seconds, no damage
  • USGS Tuktoyaktuk, Canada Sep 16 09:36 3.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Tuatapere Sep 16 09:35 4.4 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Aratoca, Colombia Sep 16 09:25 4.4 168 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Northern Colombia Sep 16 09:25 4.4 145 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Noatak, Alaska Sep 16 09:05 3.9 14 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Cambridge Sep 16 09:04 2.6 167 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Offshore Coquimbo, Chile Sep 16 07:54 3.6 36 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Porangahau Sep 16 07:31 3.2 45 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 16 07:19 2.8 6 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Northeastern Iran Sep 16 05:27 3.7 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Northeastern Iran Sep 16 05:05 3.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Sep 16 04:53 3.8 117 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern California Sep 16 03:59 2.8 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS La Quinta, California Sep 16 03:59 2.7 12 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Central Mid Atlantic Ridge Sep 16 03:44 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Central Mid-atlantic Ridge Sep 16 03:44 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Eastern Honshu, Japan Sep 16 03:28 5.7 55 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • tokyo - no earthquake alarm sounded. moderate shaking, enough to need to stabilize the bookshelf. lasted longer...maybe 30 to 40 seconds?
  • Tokyo - Réveil brutal par une forte secousse et un grondement sourd.
  • Tokyo - No damage
  • Tokyo - no property damage
  • Tokyo - Pas de dommages mais une très grosse frayeur. La baie vitrée de l'appartement a bougé très violemment.
  • Maebashi - The earthquake strongly shook the school building, and we were able to evacuate all the students safely. We haven't felt an earthquake that strong in this area since the 2011 quake.
  • USGS Iwai, Japan Sep 16 03:28 5.6 53 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Eastern Honshu, Japan Sep 16 03:28 5.6 60 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Lake Baykal Region, Russia Sep 16 03:07 4.0 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Iran Sep 16 02:54 3.5 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Tauranga Sep 16 02:42 3.0 178 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC New Britain Region, P.n.g. Sep 16 02:35 5.5 30 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Kimbe, Papua New Guinea Sep 16 02:35 5.6 25 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON New Britain Region, P.n.g. Sep 16 02:35 5.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Puerto Rico Region Sep 16 02:12 2.9 96 MAP I Felt It
    USGS San Antonio, Puerto Rico Sep 16 02:12 2.9 96 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET Collingwood Sep 16 02:09 4.2 222 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Whitianga Sep 16 01:11 3.5 159 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Hanmer Springs Sep 16 01:10 2.6 85 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET White Island Sep 16 01:10 4.0 370 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Northern Iran Sep 16 00:39 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Sep 16 00:21 3.4 108 MAP I Felt It INFO
    ER I Felt A (not Listed) Earthquake Sep 15 23:59 4.6 0 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Pole Ojea, Puerto Rico Sep 15 23:33 2.8 42 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Puerto Rico Region Sep 15 23:33 2.8 42 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Nevada Sep 15 23:23 3.0 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Lakeview, Oregon Sep 15 23:23 3.0 0 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET Tauranga Sep 15 23:14 2.7 247 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET Porangahau Sep 15 23:05 3.0 22 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS San Felipe, Mexico Sep 15 22:01 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Gulf Of California Sep 15 22:01 4.6 5 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Sutton-alpine, Alaska Sep 15 21:26 2.7 250 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 15 21:19 2.6 27 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Le Vauclin, Martinique Sep 15 21:09 5.4 15 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Windward Islands Sep 15 21:09 5.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Martinique Region, Windward Isl. Sep 15 21:09 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It
  • Lamentin - bonne vibration du batiment, j'aurais plutot dit M de 5.6
  • Ste luce - Une seule vague de secousse forte mais unique.....
  • EMSC Southern Iran Sep 15 21:08 3.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Near The Coast Of Western Turkey Sep 15 21:02 2.6 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Oklahoma Sep 15 21:00 2.7 5 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Guthrie, Oklahoma Sep 15 21:00 2.7 4 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 15 20:33 2.8 7 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Abepura, Indonesia Sep 15 20:20 4.7 42 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Papua, Indonesia Sep 15 20:20 4.7 43 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Guthrie, Oklahoma Sep 15 20:14 3.2 4 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Oklahoma Sep 15 20:14 3.2 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Guthrie, Oklahoma Sep 15 20:08 4.0 4 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Oklahoma Sep 15 20:08 4.0 4 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Aegean Sea Sep 15 20:06 2.8 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Southern Alaska Sep 15 19:49 3.1 96 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Redoubt Volcano, Alaska Sep 15 19:49 3.1 95 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Region Metropolitana, Chile Sep 15 19:46 4.0 112 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Tonga Sep 15 19:30 4.9 289 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Tonga Islands Sep 15 19:30 4.5 304 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Mata-utu, Wallis And Futuna Sep 15 19:30 4.9 289 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Queenstown Sep 15 19:21 2.8 9 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Hatillo, Puerto Rico Sep 15 18:59 2.9 42 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Puerto Rico Region Sep 15 18:59 2.9 42 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Hatillo, Puerto Rico Sep 15 18:46 3.0 42 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Puerto Rico Region Sep 15 18:46 3.0 42 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Road Town, British Virgin Islands Sep 15 18:42 2.7 46 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Virgin Islands Region Sep 15 18:42 2.7 46 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Gulf Of California Sep 15 18:27 5.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Gulf Of California Sep 15 18:27 5.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS San Felipe, Mexico Sep 15 18:27 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Jan Mayen Island Region Sep 15 18:17 2.7 1 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Tatar Strait, Russia Sep 15 18:14 3.9 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Romania Sep 15 18:10 3.0 87 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Iran-iraq Border Region Sep 15 17:59 3.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Rotorua Sep 15 16:59 3.0 245 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Dodecanese Is.-turkey Border Reg Sep 15 16:43 2.6 29 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Sep 15 15:58 3.8 57 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Sep 15 15:06 3.2 87 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Taupo Sep 15 14:49 3.6 159 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC North Island Of New Zealand Sep 15 14:49 4.5 194 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Taupo, New Zealand Sep 15 14:49 4.5 194 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Offshore El Salvador Sep 15 14:23 4.3 80 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS El Rosario, El Salvador Sep 15 14:23 4.3 80 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Road Town, British Virgin Islands Sep 15 14:21 3.3 28 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Virgin Islands Region Sep 15 14:21 3.3 28 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Hokkaido, Japan Region Sep 15 14:15 4.6 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Kushiro, Japan Sep 15 14:15 4.5 26 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Crete, Greece Sep 15 14:10 3.8 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Greece Sep 15 14:05 2.8 1 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Dodecanese Is.-turkey Border Reg Sep 15 14:03 2.8 53 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Oklahoma Sep 15 13:27 3.1 4 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Enid, Oklahoma Sep 15 13:27 3.1 4 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Nevada Sep 15 13:16 2.9 2 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Lakeview, Oregon Sep 15 13:16 2.9 0 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Germany Sep 15 13:14 2.8 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Germany Sep 15 13:14 2.8 1 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Sweden Sep 15 13:08 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Hudiksvall - Felt as if someone someone started a truck inside the building. That's the best way to describe it.
  • Sundsvall - Moderate shaking
  • Njurunda - Windows and floor shaking like it was a big truck passning by.
  • Ånge - felt and sounded a bit like as if a huge bulldozer or something drove just outside the house, and causing all windows to tremble
  • Hudiksvall - My bed trembled.
  • Falun - The whole house was shaking for a few seconds.
  • Storå - Fellt it because my desk was shivering against my knee, when I sat at my computer working.
  • Ludvika - Ni damaged on the house. Byt ut shake alot
  • USGS Aelvdalen, Sweden Sep 15 13:08 4.7 14 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Sweden Sep 15 13:08 4.7 2 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Homer, Alaska Sep 15 13:00 2.6 43 MAP I Felt It
    USGS The Geysers, California Sep 15 12:48 2.6 3 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Gulf Of California Sep 15 12:23 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Gulf Of California Sep 15 12:23 5.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS San Felipe, Mexico Sep 15 12:23 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC East Of South Sandwich Islands Sep 15 12:13 5.0 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON East Of South Sandwich Islands Sep 15 12:13 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Crete, Greece Sep 15 11:57 3.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET White Island Sep 15 11:46 3.0 255 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Vieques, Puerto Rico Sep 15 11:23 3.4 13 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Puerto Rico Region Sep 15 11:23 3.4 13 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Azores Islands Region Sep 15 10:56 3.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC New Ireland Region, P.n.g. Sep 15 10:52 4.9 69 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Taron, Papua New Guinea Sep 15 10:52 4.9 65 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Valdez, Alaska Sep 15 10:49 3.1 11 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Punta Cana, Dominican Republic Sep 15 10:40 3.2 108 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mona Passage, Puerto Rico Sep 15 10:40 3.2 108 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Sarangani, Philippines Sep 15 09:43 5.0 76 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Kepulauan Sangihe, Indonesia Sep 15 09:43 4.9 60 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Talaud Islands, Indonesia Sep 15 09:43 4.9 50 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Cherokee, Oklahoma Sep 15 09:21 3.1 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Oklahoma Sep 15 09:21 3.1 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Greece Sep 15 08:38 2.8 6 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Iceland Sep 15 08:05 5.3 5 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Iceland Sep 15 08:05 5.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Hofn, Iceland Sep 15 08:05 5.3 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET French Pass Sep 15 07:55 2.6 202 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET White Island Sep 15 07:17 2.6 161 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Southern Iran Sep 15 07:07 3.6 19 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Italy Sep 15 06:56 2.7 27 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Gulf Of California Sep 15 06:50 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Gulf Of California Sep 15 06:50 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • San Jose - Wavy feel - like water rolling.
  • USGS San Felipe, Mexico Sep 15 06:50 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Coquimbo, Chile Sep 15 06:35 4.6 85 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Lakeview, Oregon Sep 15 06:21 2.6 0 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Puerto Rico Region Sep 15 06:09 3.6 41 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Vieques, Puerto Rico Sep 15 06:09 3.6 41 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Iran-iraq Border Region Sep 15 06:07 3.5 8 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Greece Sep 15 05:47 2.7 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Nicobar Islands, India Region Sep 15 05:16 4.6 35 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Mohean, India Sep 15 05:16 4.6 35 MAP I Felt It INFO

    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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