Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on VolcanoAdventures.com!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Guaranteed tours:
9-22 Feb 2019: Desert, salt and volcanoes - Danakil desert (Ethiopia)
2-17 May 2019: From Krakatau to Bali - Java (Indonesia)
4-11(12) May 2019: Fascination Volcano - Santorini Island (Greece)
4-12 May 2019: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
11-19 May 2019: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
7-12 Jun 2019: Adventure Volcano - Yasur Volcano Travel - Tanna Island (Vanuatu)
8-16 Jun 2019: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
14-30 Jun 2019: Volcanoes and Spices - N-Sulawesi + Halmahera (Indonesia)
8-23 Jul 2019: From Krakatau to Bali - Java (Indonesia)
13-29 Aug 2019: Volcanoes and Spices - N-Sulawesi + Halmahera (Indonesia)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out

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. Thank you!
Random pictures

Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - North of Ascension Island on Wednesday, 30 April 2014

Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - North of Ascension Island on Wednesday, 30 April 2014

Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake  - North of Ascension Island on Wednesday, 30 April 2014
Date & time: Wed, 30 Apr 15:52:40 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, April 30, 2014 14:52:40
Magnitude: 5.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.1838°S / 13.4548°W
Nearest volcano: Ascensión (760 km)
Primary data source: USGS
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. / DepthLocationMapSource
Wed, 30 Apr
Wed, 30 Apr 15:52 UTCM 5.2 / 10 kmNorth of Ascension Island[Map]GFZ
Wed, 30 Apr 15:52 UTCM 5.7 / 40 km NORTH OF ASCENSION ISLAND[Map]EMSC

"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sun, 25 May
Sun, 25 May 01:39 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km - [info] (695 km)North of Ascension Island[Map]USGS
Sun, 19 Oct
Sun, 19 Oct 22:46 UTCM 4.8 / 22 km - [info] (779 km) NORTH OF ASCENSION ISLAND[Map]EMSC
Sun, 19 Oct 22:46 UTCM 4.8 / 22 km - [info] (779 km)North of Ascension Island[Map]USGS

 

More on VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Text and images on this webpage are copyrighted. Further reproduction and use without authorization is not consented. If you 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: