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Shallow 6.6 magnitude earthquake strikes near Japan's Ryukyu Islands, USGS says

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A preliminary-magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck near Japan's Ryukyu Islands on Wednesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

There were no immediate reports of injuries or major damage, and whether the quake would trigger a tsunami warning was unclear.

The earthquake's epicenter was located in the Pacific Ocean, about 115 miles southeast of city of Hirara on Japan's island of Miyako, the USGS said. It occurred at 11:45 p.m. local time and its depth was measured at just over 6 miles.

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6.2-magnitude earthquake strikes south of Nicaragua

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The U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.2 has struck in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Nicaragua.

The quake, at a moderate depth of 35 kilometers (22 miles) occurred at 12:25 a.m. local time Tuesday. The epicenter was 61.4 kilometers (38.1 miles) south of Masachapa and a few miles further south of the municipality of San Rafael del Sur.

There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties and no tsunami warning was issued.

Source: AP

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Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake - Molucca Sea, 165 km southeast of Gorontalo, Indonesia

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Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 44 km depth

Date & time: Nov 6, 2021 14:37:39 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, Nov 6, 2021 10:37 pm (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 6
Depth: 44.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.13°S / 124.39°E↗ (Molucca Sea, Indonesia)

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Shallow 6.0 magnitude earthquake off North Sumatra, Indonesia

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6.0 magnitude earthquake 254 km from Sinabang, Aceh, Indonesia

UTC time: Monday, November 01, 2021 17:04 PM
Magnitude Type: mww
USGS page: M 6.0 - 255 km S of Sinabang, Indonesia
USGS status: Reviewed by a seismologist
Reports from the public: 1 person

6.0 magnitude, 15 km depth

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Magnitude 6.1 earthquake hits South Sandwich Islands Region, USGS reports

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A 6.1 magnitude earthquake was reported in the South Sandwich Islands Region, according to data from the United States Geological Survey (USGS).

Underwater quakes have been recorded on Montagu Island, the Central Islands, and the South Sandwich Islands at a depth of approximately 35 kilometers.

Geologist services have not issued a tsunami warning for this quake.

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Shallow 6.0 magnitude earthquake east of South Sandwich Islands

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6.0 magnitude earthquake

UTC time: Tuesday, October 26, 2021 05:48 AM
Your time: Tuesday, October 26, 2021, 6:48 AM GMT+1
Magnitude Type: mww
USGS page: M 6.0 - east of the South Sandwich Islands
USGS status: Reviewed by a seismologist
Reports from the public: 0 people

10 km depth

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Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 33 km southeast of Yilan, Taiwan

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Magnitude 6.1 earthquake strikes near Yilan, Taiwan

An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 occurred around noon on Sunday, October 24th, 2021, at 1:11 pm local time near Yilan, Taiwan, as reported by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ).

According to preliminary data, the quake was located at a moderately shallow depth of 66 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.

Our monitoring service identified a second report from France's Réseau National de Surveillance Sismique (RéNaSS) which listed the quake at magnitude 6.1 as well. Other agencies reporting the same quake include the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) at magnitude 5.4, and the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) at magnitude 6.5.


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'Long and strong' earthquake rattles New Zealand, initial measurement at 5.9 magnitude

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The epicentre of Friday's earthquake near Nueva Plymouth on New Zealand's North Island. Geonet said the quake was recorded at a depth of about 210km and was felt across the country
New Zealand has been hit by a huge 5.9 magnitude earthquake that was felt across the country - with buildings shaking on both islands.

The quake struck near Nueva Plymouth on the North Island, but was felt as far south as Christchurch on the South Island, at 10.58am local time on Friday.

GeoNet said the quake was recorded at a depth of about 210km and was originally measured at 5.4 magnitude before being upgraded to 5.9.

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was briefly rattled by the tremor, which struck as she was addressing the nation for a Covid-19 update.

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6.0-magnitude quake hits south of Fiji Islands: USGS

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An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 jolted south of the Fiji Islands at 08:10:43 GMT on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The epicenter, with a depth of 497.22 km, was initially determined to be at 25.2396 degrees south latitude and 179.644 degrees east longitude.

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Strong magnitude 6 earthquake hits off Greek island of Karpathos

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Tremors were felt for hundreds of miles after a strong earthquake hit the coast of Greece.

A magnitude 6 earthquake hit the eastern Mediterranean off the Greek island of Karpathos on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey reported.

The tremor was felt on the islands of Crete, Santorini and Rhodes, Greek State TV said.

It was also felt as far as Turkey, Egypt, Syria and Israel, experts said.