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Earthquake list: past 30 days (only M>=5.5) (52 quakes)

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Updated: Tue, 16 Oct 08:13 UTC (GMT)
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Tue, 16 Oct (6 earthquakes)
Tue, 16 Oct 04:42 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km - [info] (128 km)Southeast of Loyalty Islands
I FELT IT
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GFZ
Tue, 16 Oct 02:10 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km - [info] (193 km)Northern Xinjiang, China
I FELT IT
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GFZ
Tue, 16 Oct 01:38 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km - [info] (109 km)Southeast of Loyalty Islands
I FELT IT
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GFZ
Tue, 16 Oct 01:14 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km - [info]Southeast of Loyalty Islands
I FELT IT
[Map]GFZ
Tue, 16 Oct 01:03 UTCM 6.8 / 10 km - [info] (104 km)Southeast of Loyalty Islands
I FELT IT
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GFZ
Nouméa (New Caledonia) (334 km W from epicenter)(no details): Au 6ème étage allongé dans mon canapé, je l'ai vraiment bien ressentis. Genial. (via EMSC)
Tue, 16 Oct 00:28 UTCM 6.4 / 10 km - [info] (115 km)Southeast of Loyalty Islands
I FELT IT
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GFZ
Southeast Loyalty Island / MMI VI (Strong shaking): I thought I was going die.
Playas tijuana mex / MMI II (Very weak shaking): It Rumble 2 times every 5 minutes very loud live on the beach area in Playas de Tijuana.
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Sat, 13 Oct
Sat, 13 Oct 11:10 UTCM 6.2 / 451 km - [info] (247 km)Northwest of Kuril Islands
I FELT IT
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GFZ
I think Im feeling a slight one in NYC now around / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Russian Federation) (360 km E from epicenter)(no details): Долго трясло (via EMSC)
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Russian Federation) (360 km E from epicenter)(no details): Не сильно, но продолжительно, качались цветы и люстра. (via EMSC)
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Russian Federation) (360 km E from epicenter)(no details): Не сильно, но чувствовалось (via EMSC)
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Sat, 13 Oct 00:13 UTCM 5.7 / 10 km - [info] (56 km)Vanuatu Islands
I FELT IT
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GFZ
Thu, 11 Oct
Thu, 11 Oct 05:47 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km - [info]Kuril Islands
I FELT IT
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Thu, 11 Oct 02:55 UTCM 5.6 / 10 km - [info] (188 km)Banda Sea
I FELT IT
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GFZ
(1871.7 km E from epicenter) / MMI IX (Violent shaking)
seyminak / MMI VI (Strong shaking): the bed was shaking, our glasses fell down and broke, and we heard a lot of screaming outside.
Ubud / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke up cuz I felt that bed was shaking a bit, after a couple seconds bed was shaking like it felt that I am in the sea.
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Thu, 11 Oct 02:16 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km - [info] (104 km)Kuril Islands
I FELT IT
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GFZ
Thu, 11 Oct 00:14 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km - [info] (106 km)Kuril Islands
I FELT IT
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GFZ
Manchester / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Fell off my chair and I wet my pants! Holiday ruined. Worst holiday ever. Earthquakes are scary.
Wed, 10 Oct (6 earthquakes)
Wed, 10 Oct 23:16 UTCM 6.6 / 10 km - [info] (106 km)Kuril Islands
I FELT IT
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GFZ
(2023.5 km SW from epicenter) / not felt (via app)
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Russian Federation) (445 km N from epicenter)(no details): Еле ощутимо шатало, но долго. (via EMSC)
Wed, 10 Oct 22:00 UTCM 6.5 / 10 km - [info]Rabaul (Tavurvur) (16 km) - New Britain, Papua New GuineaNew Britain Region, P.N.G.
I FELT IT
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GFZ
Biłgoraj / not felt
Wed, 10 Oct 21:13 UTCM 6.0 / 10 km - [info]New Britain Region, P.N.G.
I FELT IT
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Wed, 10 Oct 20:48 UTCM 6.8 / 10 km - [info] (32 km)New Britain Region, P.N.G.
I FELT IT
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GFZ
Smithfield (3141.9 km S from epicenter) / not felt: Slept through (via app)
6.8??? I thought it was 7.3 laugh out loud hahah / MMI IX (Violent shaking): 6.8 ????? I thought it was 7.3 hahhaha
Gianyar, Bali / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Few people woke up and run out of the building. Shaking lasted for quite a while (6 seconds). Glass shake was vey loud
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Wed, 10 Oct 20:45 UTCM 5.6 / 10 km - [info] (48 km)New Britain Region, P.N.G.
I FELT IT
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GFZ
Wed, 10 Oct 18:44 UTCM 6.0 / 10 km - [info] (41 km)Bali Sea
I FELT IT
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GFZ
Legian Beach, Bali / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Bed shook quite a bit and the building shook with windows and doors rattling. Awoke some people in our building.
Seminyak / MMI IV (Light shaking): I woke up from shaking. But nobody was outside so I decided to stay in my room. It was shaking only a few seconds.
Denpasar / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Mataram (Indonesia) (214 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Experience in Nandini Jungle Resort,woke up from shaking,grabing kids and running out. (via EMSC)
Gambir (Indonesia) (851 km W from epicenter)(no details): #Gempa Magnitude: 5.4, 12-Oct-2018 Pkl. 14:19:51 WIB, Lokasi: 8.55 LS 126.48 BT (86 km Tenggara MALUKUBRTDAYA), Kedalaman: 148 Km, tidak berpotensi TSUNAMI #BMKGhttp://www.bmkg.go.id/gempabumi/gempabumi-terkini.bmkg (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (605 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Just try for find (via EMSC)
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Tue, 9 Oct
Tue, 9 Oct 07:45 UTCM 6.0 / 10 km - [info] (108 km)Kuril Islands
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GFZ
(1933.4 km SW from epicenter) / not felt (via app)
Kunashir / MMI VI (Strong shaking): my dog dick fell off and he was flattened like a pancake by my car
Sun, 7 Oct
Sun, 7 Oct 00:11 UTCM 6.0 / 10 km - [info] (1049 km)Haiti Region
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GFZ
(227.8 km E from epicenter) / MMI VII (Very strong shaking) (via app)
haiti / MMI VIII (Severe shaking)
(282.7 km E from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking): Everything hanging from the cieling was SWINGING
Santiago de los Caballeros (Dominican Republic) (248 km E from epicenter)(no details): Fué cortompero fuerte !’ (via EMSC)
La Vega (Dominican Republic) (273 km E from epicenter)(no details): Sentí un fuerte movimiento en el edificio, movimiento de algunos artículos y paredes (via EMSC)
(Haiti) (180 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Tres mal (via EMSC)
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Sun, 7 Oct 00:10 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km - [info] (1627 km)Central Mid Atlantic Ridge
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GFZ
Fri, 5 Oct
Fri, 5 Oct 14:59 UTCM 5.6 / 10 km - [info] (408 km)- Ascension Island region
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USGS
Thu, 4 Oct
Thu, 4 Oct 04:16 UTCM 5.7 / 584 km207 kmFiji Islands Region
Tue, 2 Oct
Tue, 2 Oct 10:08 UTCM 5.6 / 10 km - [info] (76 km)Vanuatu Islands
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GFZ
(62.3 km E from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
Moso Island / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Paradise Cove Port Vila Vanuatu (44.6 km NW from epicenter) / MMI III (Weak shaking)
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Tue, 2 Oct 04:49 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km - [info] (209 km)Sumba Region, Indonesia
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GFZ
(107.1 km N from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
(888.1 km N from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
Sumbawa Besar Region / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I felt a slightly shaking when i was sitting
Kuta (Indonesia) (577 km W from epicenter)(no details): Bali Seminyak felt a few seconds wave. Nobody else in the restaurant felt it so I thought it was imagined (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (577 km W from epicenter)(no details): Чувствовал легкое покачивание так как висел неподвижно... (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (486 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Saya tidak merasakan (via EMSC)
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Tue, 2 Oct 00:30 UTCM 6.0 / 10 km - [info] (194 km)Indonesia [Sea]
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Gili meno (508.2 km WNW from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
(491.7 km WNW from epicenter) / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
(581.1 km WNW from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I felt a vere light shaking while i was sleeping during the night. We are as tourist in Kuta Bali. Jenny Willemsen (via app)
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Tue, 2 Oct 00:16 UTCM 6.0 / 15 km - [info] (215 km)SUMBA REGION, INDONESIA
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EMSC
Hotel Bintang Flores, Labuan Bajo, Flores Island. (221.5 km N from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Bed shook lightly side-to-side on 5th floor of hotel. Windows in hotel room made light creaking noises. People outside went about their business & didn't seem to notice. When asked, the other 5 people in my holiday group said that they had not noticed any seismic activity.
Magelang / not felt: Praying for the best Indonesia
Kabanda / MMI IX (Violent shaking): M 6.0
(Indonesia) (514 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Absolutely nothing on Gili T (via EMSC)
Kemayoran (Indonesia) (1543 km W from epicenter)(no details): Very useful apps (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (1152 km W from epicenter)(no details): Je quitte l'Indonésie je retourne en france mes vacances gâché mais paix aux âmes des gens qui n'on pu y échappée (via EMSC)
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Mon, 1 Oct
Mon, 1 Oct 23:59 UTCM 5.8 / 10 km - [info] (204 km)Sumba Region, Indonesia
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GFZ
McCrae, Victoria / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Awakened by an earthquake at just before 4am. Sounded like a rumble of thunder and house shook violently.
Banyuwangi / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Maluk,sumbawa barat / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Denpasar Timur (Indonesia) (593 km W from epicenter)(no details): Merasakan gempa sebentar (via EMSC)
Kuta (Indonesia) (592 km W from epicenter)(no details): Felt small but long in Kuta, Bali. (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (507 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Tk terasa (via EMSC)
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Sun, 30 Sep
Sun, 30 Sep 10:52 UTCM 6.2 / 548 km - [info] (275 km)Fiji Islands Region
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GFZ
SUVA / not felt
Fri, 28 Sep (11 earthquakes)
Fri, 28 Sep 13:35 UTCM 5.6 / 10 km - [info] (216 km)Minahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi
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GFZ
Fri, 28 Sep 12:32 UTCM 6.0 / 45 km - [info] (83 km)Leeward Islands
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GFZ
Panamá City Panamá / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(181.9 km NW from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
Castries (133.6 km SSW from epicenter) / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Lasted about 10-15 seconds. Note:islands Dominica to Grenada are Windward Islands. (via app)
Le Carbet (Martinique) (93 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Pas très longue mais forte (via EMSC)
(Saint Lucia) (132 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Felt a slight shaking. Initially thought it was a wind gust from Erik rattling the windows (via EMSC)
(Saint Lucia) (129 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Felt violent shaking for about 30 seconds. Shook entire house! (via EMSC)
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Fri, 28 Sep 10:50 UTCM 5.7 / 10 km - [info] (187 km)Minahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi
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GFZ
Fri, 28 Sep 10:25 UTCM 5.7 / 10 km - [info] (196 km)Minahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi
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GFZ
Cilegon (1642 km WSW from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
Bekasi Timur (Indonesia) (1549 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Be carefull (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (998 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Felt in canggu (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (943 km SW from epicenter)(no details): sy ngerasa (via EMSC)
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Fri, 28 Sep 10:25 UTCM 5.8 / 10 km - [info] (208 km)- 21km SSE of Palu, Indonesia
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USGS
Fri, 28 Sep 10:16 UTCM 5.7 / 10 km - [info] (192 km)Minahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi
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GFZ
Fri, 28 Sep 10:14 UTCM 5.8 / 10 km - [info] (193 km)Minahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi
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GFZ
(365.3 km WSW from epicenter) / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Fri, 28 Sep 10:02 UTCM 7.4 / 10 km - [info] (191 km)Minahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi
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GFZ
(15 km S from epicenter) / MMI VIII (Severe shaking): I had some severe shaking. My house walls started to crack alot. All my things were knocked over. I have now moved to Thailand.
PALU / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
(12975.4 km NE from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(Indonesia) (1011 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Could have been the wind (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (305 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Gempa juga terasa sampai Sorowako (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (78 km S from epicenter)(no details): Its so hard (via EMSC)
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Fri, 28 Sep 07:06 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km - [info] (1360 km)Indian Ocean Triple Junction[Map]GFZ
Fri, 28 Sep 07:00 UTCM 5.7 / 10 km - [info] (201 km)Minahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi
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GFZ
(1065 km SSW from epicenter) / not felt: Door jams creaked and bathroom door opened by itself. (via app)
Fri, 28 Sep 06:21 UTCM 5.6 / 10 km - [info] (1353 km)Indian Ocean Triple Junction
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GFZ
Thu, 27 Sep
Thu, 27 Sep 10:25 UTCM 5.7 / 10 km - [info] (900 km)- East of the South Sandwich Islands
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USGS
Miami Lakes florida / MMI IV (Light shaking): I live in miami Florida and my family felt it at 11:15am we were indoors in different cities.
Wed, 26 Sep
Wed, 26 Sep 00:37 UTCM 5.5 / 577 km - [info] (259 km)Fiji Islands Region
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GFZ
Sun, 23 Sep
Sun, 23 Sep 05:52 UTCM 6.0 / 10 km - [info] (269 km)South of Mariana Islands
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GFZ
west chester, ohio / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(214.6 km NW from epicenter) / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Tamuning, Guam (215.7 km NW from epicenter) / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Sitting on couch in hotel lobby. Couch moved back and forth for about 10 seconds (via app)
Talofofo (Guam) (198 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Sitting at restaurant in Tamuning... whole body vibrated (via EMSC)
Santa Rita (Guam) (209 km NW from epicenter)(no details): I was sitting on my couch and then felt the shaking and noticed my blinds and lamp shaking a bit. (via EMSC)
Santa Rita (Guam) (205 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Gentle swaying motion notice while sitting down. Lasted about 15 seconds. (via EMSC)
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Sat, 22 Sep
Sat, 22 Sep 22:33 UTCM 6.2 / 143.6 km - [info] (246 km)44. km al sureste de Bucaramanga
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FUNVISIS
Sat, 22 Sep 10:58 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km - [info] (184 km)Ryukyu Islands, Japan
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GFZ
Fri, 21 Sep
Fri, 21 Sep 12:49 UTCM 5.7 / 10 km - [info] (514 km) GALAPAGOS ISLANDS REGION
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EMSC
(1703.1 km ESE from epicenter) / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Thu, 20 Sep
Thu, 20 Sep 05:47 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km - [info]unnamed (20 km) - Western Province, Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands
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GFZ
Tue, 18 Sep
Tue, 18 Sep 11:57 UTCM 5.8 / 17 km - [info]Cook (4 km) - Western Province, Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands
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GFZ
Vonunu Hill. Vella la vella Islands / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Noro, Western Province, Solomon Islands / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Honiara (Solomon Islands) (341 km E from epicenter)(no details): Shake for around 10 seconds (via EMSC)
Tue, 18 Sep 07:27 UTCM 6.0 / 10 km - [info] (929 km)Southwest Indian Ridge
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GFZ
Mon, 17 Sep
Mon, 17 Sep 00:24 UTCM 5.6 / 138 km - [info] (55 km)Vanuatu Islands
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GFZ
Sun, 16 Sep
Sun, 16 Sep 21:13 UTCM 5.8 / 439.5 km - [info] (33 km)New Zealand
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GEONET (NZ)
Sun, 16 Sep 21:11 UTCM 6.5 / 572 km - [info] (449 km)South of Fiji Islands
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GFZ
(2089.4 km SSW from epicenter) / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Lebanon / not felt: Over 6000 miles away... didn't feel shit
(2791.8 km WSW from epicenter) / not felt (via app)
 

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