Very Strong earthquake in Guerrero, Mexico – Widespread slight damage in Acapulco area (2th quake) – At least 8 injuries

Last update: August 26, 2013 at 9:38 am by By

Guerrero Shakemap

– Update August 24: 19 towns/cities have been declared in a state of emergency, 1500 homes have been damaged with 10% of those resulting in a complete loss. Schools, hospitals and hotels only received superficial damage. 22,000 people have been affected by this earthquake and by heavy rains … [Read more...]

Very Strong shallow earthquake / aftershock near Seddon, South Island, New Zealand + Aftershock pattern

Last update: August 17, 2013 at 9:55 am by By

Image courtesy Geonet New Zealand

This is our main in-depth article from the very strong M6.5 earthquake in the Cook Strait where it all started – Present AFTERSHOCK cycle Update August 17 09:50 UTC : 5 people have been injured by the mainshock and the 2 very strong aftershocks As what happened after the July 21 … [Read more...]

Deadly earthquake near Minxian, Gansu, China – at least 95 killed and +2395 injured – Update July 25

Last update: July 27, 2013 at 4:04 pm by By

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This page will automatically refresh every 60 minutes as we might be adding regular updates. Keep it open in a browser tab. is urgently looking for a volunteer who wants to help us with the translation of Chinese documents.  If you are willing to help us in writing the most … [Read more...]

Strong (luckily deep) earthquake very close to San Salvador, El Salvador

Last update: July 8, 2013 at 5:18 am by By

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– Update 05:18 UTC : El Rosario (6000 inhabitants) is projected as the city who sustained the most shaking, a moderate shaking Update 05:14 UTC : USGS expects 176000 people to have experienced a moderate shaking and more than 10 million a light shaking. Because of the depth of the earthquake, we … [Read more...]

Strong deep coastal earthquake near South-East Java and Bali, Indonesia – More than 100 buildings damaged, 1 injury

Last update: July 9, 2013 at 7:29 am by By

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– Update July 9th, 06:51 UTC : Recent newspaper articles give a total number of 124 damaged buildings, among them residental houses and mosques. 11 of them are severly damaged. Affected by the damage are the districts Sumbermanjing Wetan, Dampit, Ampelgading, Gedangan, Tirtoyudo and Bantur. … [Read more...]

Strong very dangerous earthquake below Lake Albert Region (DR Congo and Uganda)

Last update: July 8, 2013 at 11:57 am by By

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– Update July 5 - 15:58 UTC : We encourage our readers to read a very good article from IRINNEWS "Uganda ill-prepared for a major earthquake" which gives very good advise for the future. Click here to be linked with this article. Update July 5 - 08:30 UTC : Uganda's New Vision titled earlier … [Read more...]

Earthquake Lombok, Indonesia – currently 5289 houses damaged (many collapsed) and 49 people injured

Last update: June 23, 2013 at 1:04 pm by By

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– Update June 23 12:39 UTC : In order to explain what happened, we made the image below with the epicenter as reported by the Indonesian seismological authorities. This epicenter is to the south of the Gili Islands (a first epicenter was reported to the north of the islands).  That way it was … [Read more...]

Strong earthquake 122 km from Mexico City (DF) Mexico – only very minor damage reported so far

Last update: June 17, 2013 at 7:28 pm by By

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– Update June 17 : - In Emiliano Zapata, Morelos light posts felled down. This is the city were a landslide damaged 10 homes. - 25 people have been evacuated because of that landslide. - In Cuernavaca the "Parres" hospital was damaged. - In Mexico City a wall felled down in the Juarez … [Read more...]

Very Strong earthquake in a nearly unpopulated region of Australia

Last update: June 10, 2013 at 9:37 am by By

ShakeMap Australia

– Update June 10 - 09:33 UTC : Territorians are reporting cracked footpaths and shaking buildings after a magnitude 5.7 earthquake rocked the southern region overnight. The epicentre of the quake was just 40 kilometres from the Aboriginal community of Ernabella. Les Smith from the Kulgera … [Read more...]

Earthquake Taiwan (Nantou county) – 5 people killed, 1 person missing and at least 20 people injured

Last update: June 26, 2013 at 11:06 pm by By

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– Update June 16 - 09:47 UTC : One injured woman died in hospital on June 14th. Update June 3 - 09:42 UTC : One more fatality in Taiwan. 3 people have been killed by rockfall and a 4th was buried by a landslide.  New NFA reports are also saying that 19 people sustained serious injuries (number … [Read more...]

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