Strong earthquake off the coast of Western Java

– BMKG, The indonesian seismological service reports a Magnitude of 5.5 at a depth of 10 km (preliminary values) We do not expect any damage as the epicenter of this earthquake is out of the coast at a safe distance from the coastal cities. Of course no risk for a tsunami at this … [Read more...]

M6.6 earthquake hits Sumatra

Earthquake overview : Tell us when you think you have felt this earthquake. Indonesia-only earthquake list Request for a small donation is a non-profit site and receives only private donations.  A group of  volunteers is reporting on every major earthquake worldwide. … [Read more...]

Damaging earthquake in Papua (former Irian Jaya), Indonesia - update

Earthquake overview : A very shallow earthquake 10 km out of the Irian Jaya coast, Indonesia has scared people who are not panicking for a little shaking, as earthquakes are almost common as bad weather in this area of the world. "I have Felt it" Reports --> see below + Let us know "how you have … [Read more...]

Very strong earthquake close to some Irian Jaya coastal settlements, Indonesia

Earthquake summary : Very strong earthquake approx. 15 km inland in the wilderness of Irian Jaya, Papua, Indonesia. Closest settlements are Wainoeo, Wonti, Kampung Sanggei and Waren.  The houses in these coastal settlements are mostly made of wood and bamboo which are less vulnerable to … [Read more...]

Earthquakes list June 19, 2011

M 5.5      2011/06/19 04:15     Depth 47.9 km     SOUTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA 11:15:57 AM at epicenter Strong earthquake at an intermediate depth (felt as a week shaking in a wide radius) 30 km out of the Bengkulu coast 116 km (72 miles) WNW of Bengkulu, Sumatra, Indonesia Satellite map of the … [Read more...]

Earthquakes list May 4, 2011

--> Earthquake related news - see below M 4.9      2011/05/04 20:57    Depth 40.0 km     WESTERN TIBET - INDIA BORDER local time 02:27:22.1 2011-05-05 Moderate harmless earthquake at an intermediate depth in a sparsely populated and wild area 82 km N Dashrathchand (pop 18,317) Satellite … [Read more...]

Strong earthquake out of the Cilacap coast, Java, Indonesia

UPDATE 10:19 UTC : USGS has now reported the aftershock from this earthquake with a similar felt experience. M 4.9      2011/04/26 07:24     Depth 64.6 km     JAVA, INDONESIA UPDATE 09:05 UTC : GFZ, the German seismological Bureau at Potsdam, is reporting a magnitude of 5.6 at a depth of 85 … [Read more...]

Earthquakes list April 26, 2011

M 5.6      2011/04/26 21:43     Depth 1.1 km     EAST TIMOR REGION Strong very shallow earthquake near Dili, Timor Please read our in-depth report about this earthquake - Click here M 5.6      2011/04/26 21:10     Depth 15.1 km     GULF OF CALIFORNIA 02:10:26 PM at epicenter UPDATE : The ridge … [Read more...]

Earthquakes list April 15, 2011

M 5.9      2011/04/15 21:46    Depth 232.0 km     TONGA local time 09:46 Harmless deep earthquake with a hypocenter in the hot mantle of the earth. We do NOT expect a tsunami alert 120 km W Neiafu (pop 4,320 Satellite map of the greater epicenter area M 4.7      2011/04/15 11:59     Depth 25.5 … [Read more...]

Earthquakes list April 8, 2011

M 5.2      2011/04/08 18:29     Depth 24.2 km      MINDORO, PHILIPPINES 02:29:16 AM at epicenter Moderate shallow coastal quake close to Lubang Island. Was felt all over Luzon as a very weak earthquake. People in Lubang Island will have felt it stronger and will certainly have been shaked … [Read more...]