Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on VolcanoAdventures.com!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Guaranteed tours:
19-27 May 2018: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
22 May 2018: Stromboli Trekking - Eolian Islands (Sicily)
25 May 2018: Etna Trekking Tour - Etna volcano
9-17 Jun 2018: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
24 Jun - 1 Jul 2018: Nyiragongo Lava Lake & Mountain Gorillas - DR Congo + Rwanda
12-14 Jul 2018: Krakatau Volcano Special - Krakatau volcano, Sunda Strait
15-31 Jul 2018: Volcanoes and Spices - N-Sulawesi + Halmahera (Indonesia)
22-27 Jul 2018: Adventure Volcano - Yasur Volcano Travel - Tanna Island (Vanuatu)
22 Jul - 5 Aug 2018: Volcanoes and Cultures - Adventures in the South Sea - Vanuatu (South Sea)
15-31 Aug 2018: 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

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - South of Mariana Islands on Sunday, 11 February 2018 - information

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - South of Mariana Islands on Sunday, 11 February 2018

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake  - South of Mariana Islands on Sunday, 11 February 2018
Feb 11 23:21: Magnitude recalculated from 6.2 to 6.1.
Date & time: Sun, 11 Feb 23:14:15 UTC
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.85°N / 146.34°E [Map]
Nearest volcano: Esmeralda Bank (174 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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
Sun, 11 Feb
Sun, 11 Feb 23:14 UTCM 6.0 / 10 km- 136km ESE of Rota, Northern Mariana Islands[Map]USGS
Sun, 11 Feb 23:14 UTCM 6.1 / 27 kmSouth of Mariana Islands[Map]GeoAu
Sun, 11 Feb 23:14 UTCM 6.0 / 10 km马里亚纳群岛[Map]CEIC

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Piti, Guam / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Tue, 13 Feb
Tue, 13 Feb 01:11 UTCM 5.6 / 10 km - [info] (190 km)South of Mariana Islands
[Map]
GFZ
Tue, 13 Feb 01:18 UTCM 4.9 / 41 km - [info] (154 km)- 102km ESE of Rota, Northern Mariana Islands
[Map]
USGS
Tue, 13 Feb 02:03 UTCM 5.7 / 10 km - [info] (184 km)South of Mariana Islands
[Map]
GFZ
Tue, 13 Feb 02:31 UTCM 5.7 / 10 km - [info] (199 km)South of Mariana Islands
[Map]
GFZ
Fri, 16 Feb
Fri, 16 Feb 02:28 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (183 km)Mariana Islands
[Map]
GFZ
Fri, 16 Feb 21:53 UTCM 4.7 / 54.2 km - [info] (171 km)- 131km SE of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands[Map]USGS
Wed, 21 Feb
Wed, 21 Feb 22:09 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] (203 km)- 164km ESE of JP Tinian Town pre-WW2, Northern Mariana Islands
[Map]
USGS
Thu, 1 Mar
Thu, 1 Mar 12:37 UTCM 4.5 / 96.7 km - [info] (131 km)- 64km SSE of Rota, Northern Mariana Islands
[Map]
USGS
Dededo (Guam) (73 km W from epicenter)(no details): Twice in 5 minutes. Rattled table items and swayed lights. (via EMSC)
Fri, 9 Mar
Fri, 9 Mar 02:54 UTCM 4.3 / 68.5 km - [info] (123 km)- 38km SE of Yigo Village, Guam
[Map]
USGS
Mon, 9 Apr 04:01 UTCM 4.5 / 46 km - [info] (143 km) GUAM REGION
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 9 Apr 06:13 UTCM 4.7 / 75.4 km - [info] (101 km)- 34km SSE of Inarajan Village, Guam
[Map]
USGS
Tue, 10 Apr
Tue, 10 Apr 06:46 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] (203 km)- 135km SE of Rota, Northern Mariana Islands
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 11 Apr
Wed, 11 Apr 11:55 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info] (47 km)- 109km WNW of Rota, Northern Mariana Islands
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 25 Apr
Wed, 25 Apr 08:04 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] (213 km)Mariana Islands Region
I FELT IT
[Map]
GFZ
Sun, 29 Apr
Sun, 29 Apr 03:44 UTCM 4.7 / 147 km - [info] (79 km)South of Mariana Islands[Map]GFZ
Wed, 9 May
Wed, 9 May 21:02 UTCM 5.3 / 103 km - [info] (74 km)Mariana Islands
[Map]
GFZ
Tumon / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(46.1 km N from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Barrigada (Guam) (113 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Dededo-Heard rumbling then felt shaking while seated for 10-15 seconds. (via EMSC)
Santa Rita (Guam) (125 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Felt a good shake on the couch and the lamp in my living room was swaying. (via EMSC)
Tamuning (Guam) (109 km SW from epicenter)(no details): It felt pretty close (via EMSC)
Read all reports
Wed, 16 May
Wed, 16 May 07:24 UTCM 4.6 / 45.8 km - [info] (161 km)- 87km ESE of Inarajan Village, Guam
I FELT IT
[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: