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:
23 Feb - 1 Mar 2020: Volcanoes of the Danakil desert - Danakil desert (Ethiopia)
4-8 May 2020: Krakatau Volcano Special - Krakatau volcano (Indonesia)
9-17 May 2020: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
11-29 Aug 2020: Kamchatka - Land of Colors - Kamchatka (Russia)
3-19 Sep 2020: Volcanoes of Java - Java (Indonesia)
: 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

M6.8 earthquake - 161km SSW of Severo-Kuril'sk, Russia, Friday, 16 November 2012 at 18:12 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - 163km SSW of Severo-Kuril\'sk, Russia on Friday, 16 November 2012

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake  - 163km SSW of Severo-Kuril\'sk, Russia on Friday, 16 November 2012
Date & time: Friday, 16 November 2012 18:12 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sat, 17 Nov 2012 04:12
Magnitude: 6.4
Depth: 29.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 49.269°N / 155.472°E (Russia)
Nearest volcano: Tao-Rusyr (54 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.5*10^14 J (69.8 GWh / 60036 tons of TNT / 3.8 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, 16 Nov 2012
Fri, 16 Nov 18:12 UTCM 6.5 / 5 kmKURIL ISLANDSEMSC
Fri, 16 Nov 18:12 UTCM 6.5 / 42 kmKuril IslandsGFZ
Fri, 16 Nov 18:12 UTCM 6.4 / 29 kmKuril IslandsGeoAu
Fri, 16 Nov 18:12 UTCM 6.2 / 122 kmKuril IslandsBMKG

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Lincoln (United Kingdom) (8411 km W from epicenter)(no details): Significant dizzy spell, as usual. Was expecting Andreanov fault to go. (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: