Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on VolcanoAdventures.com!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - app for iPhone & iPad

Guaranteed tours:
2-18 Nov 2019: Volcanoes and Spices - N-Sulawesi + Halmahera (Indonesia)
17-21 Nov 2019: Krakatau Volcano Special - Krakatau volcano (Indonesia)
17-30 Nov 2019: Desert, salt and volcanoes - Danakil desert (Ethiopia)
9-17 May 2020: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
11-29 Aug 2020: Kamchatka - Land of Colors - Kamchatka (Russia)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
 
Interactive map of latest earthquakes and active volcanoes in the world

Support us?


Maintaining the volcano and earthquake news sections on this website, the free Volcano Webcams tool and interactive map widget is a free-time, both time- and server cost intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support us, and help keep it alive and improve it, please consider making a small donation (PayPal).

Online cc payment
Thank you!
Random pictures

M6.7 earthquake - 103km N of Dobo, Indonesia, Friday, 12 October 2012 at 00:31 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - 103km N of Dobo, Indonesia on Friday, 12 October 2012

Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake  - 103km N of Dobo, Indonesia on Friday, 12 October 2012
Date & time: Friday, 12 October 2012 00:31 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Fri, 12 Oct 2012 09:31
Magnitude: 6.7
Depth: 24.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.8416°S / 134.085°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Manuk (421 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 7.1*10^14 J (197 GWh / 1.7*10^5 tons of TNT / 10.6 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience with us and submit a short "I felt it" report.
You can use your GPS or device location as well to show where you were during the earthquake.
- thank you.

Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 12 Oct 2012
Fri, 12 Oct 00:31 UTCM 6.6 / 10 kmIrian Jaya Region, IndonesiaGFZ
Fri, 12 Oct 00:31 UTCM 6.6 / 10 kmNEAR S COAST OF PAPUA, INDONESIAEMSC
Fri, 12 Oct 00:31 UTCM 6.8 / 9 kmIrian Jaya Region, IndonesiaGeoAu
Fri, 12 Oct 00:31 UTCM 6.8 / 15 kmSouth of Irian Jaya, IndonesiaGeoAu
Fri, 12 Oct 00:31 UTCM 7.0 / 10 kmIrian Jaya Region, IndonesiaBMKG

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Darwin (Australia) (906 km S from epicenter)(no details): It was exciting. (via EMSC)

 

More on VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.
Home | Travel | Destinations | Volcanoes | Photos | Earthquakes | About | Glossary | News | Contact | Privacy | Imprint || Français | Deutsch
Follow us: