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 Dec 21 23:59 4.6 0 MAP I Felt It
  • Bali - Happpened around 12 o clock
  • Bali - Got woken up in the middle of the night with our bed shaking. We are located on the 4th floor so impact would have been magnified but still av strong shake to be able to wake my partner and I up.
  • bali - Short sharp quake that woke us in the middle if the night.
  • Bali - I was woken up at 3:30am to some light shaking. I'm not sure how long it was going on for before I awoke, but what I felt only lasted 30-40 seconds.
  • WCATWC 135 Miles Nw Of Port Alice British Columbia Dec 21 09:41 4.8 11 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Port Hardy, Canada Dec 21 09:40 4.8 12 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Oklahoma Dec 21 08:53 2.9 5 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Helena, Oklahoma Dec 21 08:53 2.9 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Coquimbo, Chile Dec 21 08:32 3.5 117 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Oklahoma Dec 21 05:59 3.2 4 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Medford, Oklahoma Dec 21 05:59 3.2 4 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northwestern Kashmir Dec 21 05:40 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Izu Islands, Japan Region Dec 21 05:39 5.0 26 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Izu Islands, Japan Region Dec 21 05:39 5.0 2 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Southeast Of Honshu, Japan Dec 21 05:39 5.0 19 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON India-bangladesh Border Region Dec 21 05:38 5.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Myanmar-india Border Region Dec 21 05:37 5.1 100 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Mawlaik, Burma Dec 21 05:37 5.1 101 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Myanmar-india Border Region Dec 21 05:37 5.2 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Izu Islands, Japan Region Dec 21 04:41 4.7 48 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Izu Islands, Japan Region Dec 21 04:41 4.6 48 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Jesus Carranza, Mexico Dec 21 04:25 4.5 123 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Veracruz, Mexico Dec 21 04:25 4.5 124 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Aegean Sea Dec 21 03:41 2.6 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Virgin Islands Region Dec 21 03:10 3.0 25 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Road Town, British Virgin Islands Dec 21 03:10 3.0 25 MAP I Felt It INFO
    WCATWC 145 Miles Nw Of Port Alice British Columbia Dec 21 02:58 4.7 11 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Bella Bella, Canada Dec 21 02:57 5.1 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Vancouver Island, Canada Region Dec 21 02:57 5.1 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Port Hardy, Canada Dec 21 02:57 4.7 12 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Maule, Chile Dec 21 02:47 3.0 46 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Near The Coast Of Western Turkey Dec 21 02:46 2.6 8 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Potosi, Bolivia Dec 21 01:56 4.0 224 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Antofagasta, Chile Dec 21 01:38 2.9 50 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Pakistan Dec 21 01:32 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Barkhan, Pakistan Dec 21 01:32 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Perry, Oklahoma Dec 21 01:17 3.1 4 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Oklahoma Dec 21 01:17 3.1 4 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Central Italy Dec 21 00:49 2.9 9 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Dec 21 00:26 3.0 107 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Hernani, Philippines Dec 21 00:25 5.4 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Philippine Islands Region Dec 21 00:25 5.4 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Philippine Islands Region Dec 21 00:25 5.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    ER I Felt A (not Listed) Earthquake Dec 20 23:59 4.6 0 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Southern California Dec 20 23:56 2.8 2 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Big Bear Lake, California Dec 20 23:56 2.8 1 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Langston, Oklahoma Dec 20 23:41 2.9 3 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Oklahoma Dec 20 23:41 2.9 3 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET Te Anau Dec 20 23:33 2.7 75 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Redoubt Volcano, Alaska Dec 20 23:30 3.1 112 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Algeria Dec 20 23:22 3.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    WCATWC 125 Miles Nw Of Port Alice British Columbia Dec 20 22:55 4.5 11 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Bella Bella, Canada Dec 20 22:54 4.5 12 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Queen Charlotte Sound, Canada Dec 20 22:54 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Bella Bella, Canada Dec 20 22:54 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Atacama, Chile Dec 20 22:07 2.9 48 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Offshore Tarapaca, Chile Dec 20 21:47 2.9 34 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Ester, Alaska Dec 20 21:33 2.8 6 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Stratford Dec 20 21:29 2.6 236 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Redoubt Volcano, Alaska Dec 20 21:28 2.6 110 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Offshore Coquimbo, Chile Dec 20 21:17 3.0 36 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Virgin Islands Region Dec 20 20:38 3.1 49 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Road Town, British Virgin Islands Dec 20 20:38 3.1 49 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Turkey-iran Border Region Dec 20 20:12 2.8 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Puerto Rico Region Dec 20 19:36 2.6 70 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Dorado, Puerto Rico Dec 20 19:36 2.6 70 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Eastern Turkey Dec 20 19:35 2.7 21 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET Te Araroa Dec 20 19:04 3.1 133 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Kuripan, Indonesia Dec 20 18:43 5.0 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Southwest Of Sumatra, Indonesia Dec 20 18:43 5.0 30 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Southwest Of Sumatra, Indonesia Dec 20 18:43 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Algeria Dec 20 18:31 4.1 19 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Rotorua Dec 20 18:31 3.0 215 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Cheviot Dec 20 18:26 2.7 6 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET Tokoroa Dec 20 17:57 2.7 217 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Guam Region Dec 20 17:42 4.7 116 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Merizo Village, Guam Dec 20 17:42 4.7 101 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Greece Dec 20 17:38 3.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Kansas Dec 20 17:27 2.8 5 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Conway Springs, Kansas Dec 20 17:27 2.8 5 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Yunaska Island, Alaska Dec 20 16:08 3.3 28 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Haast Dec 20 14:50 3.2 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Central Italy Dec 20 14:38 2.6 6 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET Milford Sound Dec 20 14:23 2.9 85 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Dec 20 13:55 3.1 102 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Puerto Rico Dec 20 13:17 2.6 13 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Morovis, Puerto Rico Dec 20 13:17 2.6 13 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET White Island Dec 20 13:10 3.0 207 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Near Coast Of Nicaragua Dec 20 12:37 4.7 48 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Near Coast Of Nicaragua Dec 20 12:37 4.7 48 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Masachapa, Nicaragua Dec 20 12:37 4.8 40 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET Whakatane Dec 20 12:32 2.7 90 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET Te Araroa Dec 20 12:13 3.4 243 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Miyako, Japan Dec 20 10:56 4.9 32 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Off East Coast Of Honshu, Japan Dec 20 10:55 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Off East Coast Of Honshu, Japan Dec 20 10:55 5.0 16 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador Dec 20 10:54 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off Coast Of Central America Dec 20 10:54 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Central Italy Dec 20 10:54 2.6 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Northern Algeria Dec 20 10:29 3.8 17 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Ishinomaki, Japan Dec 20 09:49 4.8 56 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan Dec 20 09:49 4.7 56 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan Dec 20 09:49 4.8 48 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Tarapaca, Chile Dec 20 09:49 2.7 8 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan Dec 20 09:30 5.9 43 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Namie, Japan Dec 20 09:29 5.9 36 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan Dec 20 09:29 5.9 51 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Central Italy Dec 20 08:59 2.6 9 MAP I Felt It
    USGS La Gomera, Guatemala Dec 20 08:25 4.4 44 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Guatemala City - Se sintió leve y rápido.
  • EMSC Offshore Guatemala Dec 20 08:25 4.5 50 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Near Coast Of Guatemala Dec 20 08:25 4.7 53 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Central Italy Dec 20 08:16 2.9 9 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Central Italy Dec 20 08:02 2.7 9 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Cantwell, Alaska Dec 20 07:32 3.1 112 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Caucasus Region, Russia Dec 20 06:59 3.5 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Aegean Sea Dec 20 06:56 2.9 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Aegean Sea Dec 20 06:56 2.9 2 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Lakeview, Oregon Dec 20 06:44 3.1 4 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Nevada Dec 20 06:44 3.1 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Central Italy Dec 20 06:40 2.8 7 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Redoubt Volcano, Alaska Dec 20 06:33 3.2 140 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Caucasus Region, Russia Dec 20 06:22 3.4 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Nevada Dec 20 06:04 2.9 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Lakeview, Oregon Dec 20 06:04 2.9 4 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Central Italy Dec 20 05:46 2.8 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Oklahoma Dec 20 04:59 2.8 5 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Medford, Oklahoma Dec 20 04:59 2.8 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Central Italy Dec 20 04:56 3.1 9 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS The Geysers, California Dec 20 04:53 2.9 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Northern California Dec 20 04:53 2.9 2 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Cherokee, Oklahoma Dec 20 04:45 2.7 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Oklahoma Dec 20 04:45 2.7 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Dodecanese Islands, Greece Dec 20 04:37 2.7 139 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Central Italy Dec 20 04:35 3.0 9 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Dec 20 04:17 3.1 104 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Deltana, Alaska Dec 20 04:16 3.2 3 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Central Italy Dec 20 04:09 3.0 7 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Central Italy Dec 20 04:07 3.5 9 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Seddon Dec 20 04:00 2.8 43 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET French Pass Dec 20 03:39 2.9 94 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET Te Araroa Dec 20 03:39 3.2 222 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Romania Dec 20 03:13 3.1 114 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Haast Dec 20 02:49 2.7 5 MAP I Felt It
    USGS North Indian Ocean Dec 20 02:45 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON North Indian Ocean Dec 20 02:45 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC North Indian Ocean Dec 20 02:45 4.6 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Taumarunui Dec 20 01:31 2.7 193 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Banda Sea Dec 20 00:35 4.7 223 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Banda Sea Dec 20 00:35 4.5 203 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Saumlaki, Indonesia Dec 20 00:35 4.7 218 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Oklahoma Dec 20 00:00 2.9 5 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Pawnee, Oklahoma Dec 20 00:00 2.9 5 MAP I Felt It
    ER I Felt A (not Listed) Earthquake Dec 19 23:59 4.6 0 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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