More than 50 million people have felt today's 6.2 magnitude aftershock in Honshu, Japan

Earthquake overview : A very strong 6.2 magnitude aftershock struck on 17:00 (05:00 PM) local Japanese Time approx. 70 km out of the Honshu coast. A maximum moderate shaking was experienced, but tens of millions of people have felt this aftershock and are once again reminded at the destructive March … [Read more...]

Very strong coastal earthquake / aftershock near Ofunato, Japan

Earthquake overview : At 1.34 PM (13:34), a very strong aftershock has shaken the Ofunato coastal area. Theearthquake had a magnitude of 6.4 following USGS.  The Ofunato coast was severely damaged during the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. FINAL UPDATE 25/07 05:49 UTC : There has … [Read more...]

Earthquake related news June 26, 2011

Earthquake news related to recent events (in-depth articles) will be written as updates in these (recent) articles. These articles can be found in the top 10 excerpts on the homepage. Updates for earlier earthquakes can be found on these pages. This page will be regularly updated. $$$ link to the … [Read more...]

Earthquakes list May 5, 2011

--> Earthquake related news - see below M  5.3  2011/05/05 17:04     Depth 13.6 km  EASTERN HONSHU, JAPAN May 06, 2011 at 02:04:29 AM at epicenter Moderate but very shallow earthquake below land, which explains the strong Felt intensity Only 16 km from the city of Iwaki As expected this … [Read more...]

Earthquakes list April 22, 2011

M 4.9      2011/04/22 23:11    Depth 20.0 km     KAZAKHSTAN-XINJIANG BORDER local time 23/04 07:11 Moderate shallow earthquake in a wilderness area along road S 318 163 km W Karamay (pop 174,828) and 188 km W Baijiantan (pop 93,697) Satellite map of the greater epicenter area (green arrow) M … [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...]

Earthquakes list March 31, 2011

M 4.7      2011/04/01 01:27     Depth 24.2 km      PANAMA-COLOMBIA BORDER REGION March 31 @ 08:27:54 PM at epicenter Moderate subduction earthquake approx. 10 km from Jurado. 155 km (96 miles) S of La Palma, Panama Satellite map of the greater epicenter area M 4.8      2011/03/31 12:05     … [Read more...]