Big earthquakes

Updated: Dec 6, 2021 08:16 GMT -
Look at larger or otherwise significant quakes above magnitude around 5.5 that happened in the world!

Earthquakes Today: latest major quakes worldwide: past 30 days

Updated Dec 6, 2021 08:16 GMT -
During the past 30 days, there were 1 quake of magnitude 7.5, 15 quakes between 6.0 and 7.0, 133 quakes between 5.0 and 6.0, 67 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0, 41 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 21 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0.
Biggest quake: 7.5 quake 43 km northwest of Barranca, Datem del Marañon, Loreto, Peru, Nov 28, 2021 5:52 am (GMT -5)
Biggest quake today: 5.7 quake South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, Dec 5, 2021 4:26 pm (GMT -2)
Most recent quake: 5.1 quake Datem del Marañon, Loreto, 124 km southeast of Macas, Ecuador, Dec 6, 2021 1:30 am (GMT -5)
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Showing quakes magnitude 5 or higher (319 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
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Monday, December 6, 2021 06:30 GMT (7 earthquakes)
Dec 6, 2021 06:30 GMT
Dec 6, 2021 1:30 am (GMT -5)
5.1

10 km
Datem del Marañon, Loreto, 124 km southeast of Macas, Ecuador
I FELT IT - 6 reports
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Dec 6, 2021 04:19 GMT
Dec 5, 2021 4:19 pm (GMT -12)
5.2

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand
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Dec 6, 2021 02:19 GMT
Dec 6, 2021 3:19 am (GMT +1)
4.2

10 km
33 km south of Jijel, Algeria
I FELT IT - 14 reports
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Dec 6, 2021 01:54 GMT
Dec 5, 2021 11:54 pm (GMT -2)
5.0

47 km
South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands
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Dec 6, 2021 00:55 GMT
Dec 6, 2021 5:55 am (GMT +5)
5.4

10 km
Indian Ocean
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Dec 6, 2021 00:25 GMT
Dec 6, 2021 6:55 am (GMT +6:30)
5.0

10 km
73 km northwest of Mogok, Myanmar (Burma)
I FELT IT - 3 reports
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Dec 6, 2021 00:20 GMT
Dec 5, 2021 6:20 pm (GMT -6)
5.1

9 km
North Pacific Ocean, 15 km southeast of Crucecita, Mexico
I FELT IT - 48 reports
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Sunday, December 5, 2021 23:57 GMT (14 earthquakes)
Dec 5, 2021 23:57 GMT
Dec 5, 2021 11:57 pm (GMT +0)
3.9

14 km
Spain: NE FUENCALIENTE DE LA PALMA.IL
I FELT IT - 13 reports
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Dec 5, 2021 22:37 GMT
Dec 6, 2021 4:07 am (GMT +5:30)
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n/a
12 km southwest of Jorhat, Assam, India (unconfirmed)
I FELT IT - 17 reports
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Dec 5, 2021 21:51 GMT
Dec 5, 2021 6:51 pm (GMT -3)
5.2

108 km
Provincia de Antofagasta, 159 km northeast of Diego de Almagro, Provincia de Chanaral, Atacama, Chile
I FELT IT - 1 report
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Dec 5, 2021 21:46 GMT
Dec 6, 2021 12:46 am (GMT +3)
4.9

8.7 km
21 km southeast of Erciş, Van, Turkey
I FELT IT - 11 reports
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Dec 5, 2021 20:33 GMT
Dec 6, 2021 2:03 am (GMT +5:30)
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n/a
1.1 km southeast of Bijapur, Vijayapura, Karnataka, India (unconfirmed)
I FELT IT - 49 reports
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Dec 5, 2021 18:26 GMT
Dec 5, 2021 4:26 pm (GMT -2)
5.7

51 km
South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands
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Dec 5, 2021 17:46 GMT
Dec 5, 2021 11:46 am (GMT -6)
5.1

10 km
South Pacific Ocean
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Dec 5, 2021 11:40 GMT
Dec 5, 2021 9:40 pm (GMT +10)
5.0

10 km
13 km south of Vanimo, West Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
I FELT IT - 2 reports
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Dec 5, 2021 09:24 GMT
Dec 5, 2021 10:24 pm (GMT +13)
5.1

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, 200 km southwest of Apia, Tuamasaga, Samoa
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Dec 5, 2021 07:45 GMT
Dec 5, 2021 8:45 pm (GMT +13)
5.2

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, 152 km southeast of Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu
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Dec 5, 2021 02:14 GMT
Dec 5, 2021 11:14 am (GMT +9)
5.0

38 km
East China Sea, 101 km north of Naze, Amami Shi, Kagoshima, Japan
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Dec 5, 2021 02:08 GMT
Dec 4, 2021 6:08 pm (GMT -8)
2.6

2.5 km
SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, CALIF.
I FELT IT - 16 reports
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Dec 5, 2021 01:10 GMT
Dec 5, 2021 10:10 am (GMT +9)
5.4

18 km
South Pacific Ocean, 72 km north of Jayapura, Papua, Indonesia
I FELT IT - 1 report
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Dec 5, 2021 01:01 GMT
Dec 4, 2021 4:01 pm (GMT -9)
5.1

10 km
North Pacific Ocean, 131 mi south of Unalaska, Aleutians West, Alaska, USA
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.4 x 1016 joules (3869 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3.3 x 106 tons of TNT or 208.1 atomic bombs!) More info

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Past earthquakes:

M6.1 on Dec 4, 2021 - Indonesia
M6.2 on Dec 3, 2021 - Chile: Easter Island Region
M6.3 on Nov 30, 2021 - Papua New Guinea
M6.3 on Nov 29, 2021 - Japan Region
M7.5 on Nov 28, 2021 -
M6.2 on Nov 25, 2021 - Myanmar
M6.1 on Nov 25, 2021 - Solomon Islands: Santa Cruz Islands
M6.2 on Nov 18, 2021 - Papua New Guinea
M6.0 on Nov 15, 2021 - South Indian Ocean
M6.3 on Nov 14, 2021 - SOUTHERN IRAN
M6.0 on Nov 14, 2021 - Iran
M6.0 on Nov 10, 2021 - Indonesia
M6.5 on Nov 10, 2021 - Japan: Southeast of Ryukyu Islands
M6.3 on Nov 9, 2021 - Near Coast of Nicaragua
M6.0 on Nov 6, 2021 - Indonesia: Southern Molucca Sea
M5.9 on Nov 1, 2021 - Indonesia: Off West Coast of Northern Sumatra
M6.1 on Oct 24, 2021 - Taiwan
M6.1 on Oct 19, 2021 - Greece: 128 Km SE From Karpathos
M6.1 on Oct 18, 2021 - Vanuatu Islands
M6.4 on Oct 15, 2021 - Solomon Islands
M6.3 on Oct 12, 2021 -
M6.2 on Oct 10, 2021 -
M5.9 on Oct 7, 2021 - Japan
M6.0 on Oct 2, 2021 - Mid Indian Ridge
M7.2 on Oct 2, 2021 - Vanuatu Islands Region
M6.1 on Sep 29, 2021 - Sea of Japan
M6.0 on Sep 29, 2021 - Sea of Japan
M5.8 on Sep 27, 2021 - Greece: 24 Km NW From Arvi
M6.1 on Sep 24, 2021 - Alaska
M6.5 on Sep 22, 2021 - Near Coast of Nicaragua
M5.9 on Sep 21, 2021 -
M6.3 on Sep 21, 2021 - Near Coast of Central Chile
M6.1 on Sep 20, 2021 - Russia: Kuril Islands
M6.0 on Sep 20, 2021 - New Zealand
M6.2 on Sep 13, 2021 - Argentina
M7.0 on Sep 8, 2021 - Mexico
M7.0 on Sep 8, 2021 -
M6.0 on Sep 7, 2021 - Tonga: Fiji Islands Region
M6.4 on 31 Aug 2021 - New Zealand
M7.1 on 22 Aug 2021 - South Sandwich Islands Region
M6.9 on 18 Aug 2021 -
M5.8 on 17 Aug 2021 - Tonga: South of Fiji Islands
M7.1 on 14 Aug 2021 - Haiti
M6.1 on 13 Aug 2021 - South Sandwich Islands Region
M7.5 on 12 Aug 2021 - South Sandwich Islands Region
M7.1 on 11 Aug 2021 - Philippines
M6.0 on 6 Aug 2021 - South Sandwich Islands Region
M6.1 on 3 Aug 2021 - India Region
M5.9 on 2 Aug 2021 - Indonesia
M6.2 on 30 Jul 2021 - Peru-Ecuador Border Region
M8.2 on 29 Jul 2021 - Alaska
M6.2 on 26 Jul 2021 - Sulawesi
M5.8 on 26 Jul 2021 - Sulawesi
M6.6 on 23 Jul 2021 - Philippines
M6.7 on 21 Jul 2021 - South of Panama
M6.1 on 21 Jul 2021 - Papua New Guinea: Bismarck Sea
M6.1 on 17 Jul 2021 - South of Panama
M5.8 on 13 Jul 2021 - Russia: Kuril Islands
M6.2 on 10 Jul 2021 - Indonesia: Northern Molucca Sea
M5.7 on 9 Jul 2021 - Sulawesi
M6.0 on 8 Jul 2021 - USA
M6.0 on 8 Jul 2021 - CA
M5.9 on 4 Jul 2021 - Chile: 50 Km Al SO De Huasco
M5.8 on 4 Jul 2021 - Chile: 49 Km Al SO De Huasco
M6.1 on 2 Jul 2021 - Fiji Islands Region
M5.7 on 21 Jun 2021 - Greece: 24 Km SSW From Nissiros
M6.0 on 16 Jun 2021 - Indonesia
M6.1 on 3 Jun 2021 - Indonesia: Northern Molucca Sea
M6.1 on 31 May 2021 - Alaska
M6.5 on 21 May 2021 - Wallis And Futuna
M7.4 on 21 May 2021 - China
M6.0 on 21 May 2021 - China
M5.9 on 21 May 2021 - Indonesia
M6.7 on 19 May 2021 - Southern East Pacific Rise
M6.7 on 14 May 2021 - Indonesia
M6.0 on 13 May 2021 - South of Panama
M6.6 on 12 May 2021 - Mauritius/Reunion Region
M6.0 on 7 May 2021 - Fiji Islands Region
M6.1 on 7 May 2021 - WEST OF MACQUARIE ISLAND
M5.8 on 2 May 2021 - Chile
M6.8 on 1 May 2021 - Japan
M6.0 on 28 Apr 2021 - Northeastern India
M6.1 on 27 Apr 2021 - Papua New Guinea
M6.5 on 25 Apr 2021 - Fiji Islands Region
M6.5 on 24 Apr 2021 - Tonga
M6.1 on 19 Apr 2021 - Indonesia
M6.1 on 10 Apr 2021 - Papua New Guinea
M6.1 on 10 Apr 2021 - Indonesia
M6.1 on 10 Apr 2021 - Indonesia
M6.0 on 3 Apr 2021 - Indonesia
M6.6 on 3 Apr 2021 - East of South Sandwich Islands
M6.0 on 1 Apr 2021 - Fiji Islands Region
M5.9 on 26 Mar 2021 - Japan
M7.0 on 20 Mar 2021 - Japan
M6.0 on 18 Mar 2021 - Northern Algeria
M6.6 on 16 Mar 2021 - Russia
M6.0 on 14 Mar 2021 - South Sandwich Islands Region
M6.0 on 4 Mar 2021 - New Zealand
M8.1 on 4 Mar 2021 - New Zealand
M5.9 on 4 Mar 2021 - Greece
M6.8 on 4 Mar 2021 - New Zealand
M6.1 on 4 Mar 2021 - Vanuatu Islands
M7.1 on 4 Mar 2021 - New Zealand
M6.0 on 3 Mar 2021 - Greece
M6.1 on 18 Feb 2021 - Tonga
M6.2 on 18 Feb 2021 - VANUATU
M6.2 on 16 Feb 2021 - Vanuatu
M7.1 on 13 Feb 2021 - Japan
M5.8 on 12 Feb 2021 - Tajikistan-Xinjiang Border Region
M7.7 on 10 Feb 2021 - New Caledonia
M6.3 on 10 Feb 2021 -
M6.3 on 7 Feb 2021 - Papua New Guinea
M6.0 on 7 Feb 2021 - Philippines
M5.6 on 29 Jan 2021 - Australia
M7.0 on 23 Jan 2021 - Antarctica
M7.0 on 21 Jan 2021 - Indonesia
M6.4 on 19 Jan 2021 - Argentina
M6.1 on 15 Jan 2021 -
M6.2 on 14 Jan 2021 - Indonesia
M6.0 on 12 Jan 2021 - Indonesia
M6.7 on 11 Jan 2021 - Russia-Mongolia Border Region
M6.1 on 10 Jan 2021 - Vanuatu Islands
M6.1 on 8 Jan 2021 - Vanuatu Islands
M6.3 on 8 Jan 2021 - NEW ZEALAND
M6.1 on 3 Jan 2021 - USA
M6.4 on 29 Dec 2020 - CROATIA
M6.7 on 27 Dec 2020 - Off Coast of Central Chile
M5.5 on 27 Dec 2020 - EASTERN TURKEY
M6.3 on 24 Dec 2020 - Philippines
M6.0 on 23 Dec 2020 - Palau
M6.3 on 20 Dec 2020 - JAPAN
M6.2 on 15 Dec 2020 - Philippines
M6.0 on 14 Dec 2020 - Chile
M6.3 on 10 Dec 2020 - New Zealand
M6.1 on 10 Dec 2020 - Taiwan Region
M6.1 on 6 Dec 2020 - Chile
M6.0 on 1 Dec 2020 - Balleny Islands Region
M6.4 on 1 Dec 2020 -
M6.4 on 30 Nov 2020 - Russia
M6.3 on 30 Nov 2020 - Chile-Argentina Border Region
M6.1 on 22 Nov 2020 - Chile
M5.9 on 17 Nov 2020 - Indonesia
M6.0 on 15 Nov 2020 - Philippines
M6.2 on 7 Nov 2020 - Tonga Islands
M5.8 on 7 Nov 2020 - Japan Region
M6.0 on 3 Nov 2020 - Chile
M5.9 on 1 Nov 2020 - Indonesia
M7.0 on 30 Oct 2020 - Greece
M5.7 on 21 Oct 2020 - Chile
M7.6 on 19 Oct 2020 - USA
M6.0 on 10 Oct 2020 - Chile
M6.3 on 8 Oct 2020 - Papua New Guinea
M6.0 on 6 Oct 2020 - Fiji Islands Region
M6.1 on 1 Oct 2020 - Papua New Guinea
M6.4 on 1 Oct 2020 - Tonga
M6.2 on 26 Sep 2020 - South of Africa
M6.9 on 18 Sep 2020 - Central Mid Atlantic Ridge
M5.7 on 16 Sep 2020 - New Caledonia
M6.4 on 15 Sep 2020 - Russia
M6.1 on 12 Sep 2020 - Japan
M6.3 on 11 Sep 2020 - 51 Km Al NO De Quillagua (Chile)
M6.1 on 8 Sep 2020 - Banda Sea (Indonesia)
M6.0 on 7 Sep 2020 - Vanuatu
M6.4 on 6 Sep 2020 - Philippines
M6.6 on 6 Sep 2020 - Central Mid Atlantic Ridge
M6.2 on 6 Sep 2020 - Vanuatu Islands
M6.2 on 6 Sep 2020 - Near Coast of Central Chile
M6.0 on 6 Sep 2020 - Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia)
M7.0 on 1 Sep 2020 - 55 km al N de Huasco (Chile)
M6.1 on 31 Aug 2020 - Chagos Archipelago Region (British Indian Ocean Territory)
M6.5 on 30 Aug 2020 - Central Mid Atlantic Ridge
M6.1 on 25 Aug 2020 - P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea)
M6.0 on 24 Aug 2020 - Costa Rica
M6.9 on 21 Aug 2020 - Banda Sea (Indonesia)
M6.6 on 18 Aug 2020 - Indonesia
M6.5 on 18 Aug 2020 - Indonesia
M6.6 on 18 Aug 2020 - Philippines
M6.0 on 12 Aug 2020 - Tanzania
M6.4 on 5 Aug 2020 - Vanuatu Islands
M6.0 on 1 Aug 2020 - Bismarck Sea (Papua New Guinea)
M6.3 on 1 Aug 2020 - Philippines
M6.5 on 26 Jul 2020 - South Sandwich Islands Region
M6.4 on 22 Jul 2020 - Xizang (China)
M7.8 on 22 Jul 2020 - Alaska (USA)
M6.0 on 21 Jul 2020 - Fiji Islands Region
M6.2 on 18 Jul 2020 - Tonga Islands (Samoa)
M6.1 on 17 Jul 2020 - India Region
M5.9 on 17 Jul 2020 - Northern Chile
M7.0 on 17 Jul 2020 - Papua New Guinea
M6.6 on 6 Jul 2020 - Java Sea (Indonesia)
M6.2 on 6 Jul 2020 - Micronesia
M6.0 on 2 Feb 2019 - Indonesia
M6.6 on 6 Jan 2019 - Indonesia
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