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:
30 Mar - 6 Apr 2019: Land of Theseus - Saronic Gulf (Greece)
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)
18-26 May 2019: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
25 May - 1 Jun 2019: Etna Discovery - Etna volcano (Italy)
7-12 Jun 2019: Adventure Volcano - Yasur Volcano Travel - Tanna Island (Vanuatu)
15-30 Jun 2019: From Krakatau to Bali - Java (Indonesia)
8-23 Jul 2019: From Krakatau to Bali - Java (Indonesia)
3-18 Sep 2019: From Krakatau to Bali - 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. Thank you!
Random pictures

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Kermadec Islands Region on Monday, 18 January 2016

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Kermadec Islands Region on Monday, 18 January 2016
Jan 18 16:38: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 5.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 124.0 to 105.0 km.
Date & time: Mon, 18 Jan 13:43:53 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 105.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.39°S / 177.97°W (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Havre Seamount (87 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
Mon, 18 Jan 2016
Mon, 18 Jan 13:43 UTCM 5.1 / 100 km KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 18 Jan 13:43 UTCM 5.1 / 93.6 km- 19km NE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand[Map]USGS
Mon, 18 Jan 13:43 UTCM 5.4 / 87 kmKermadec Islands Region[Map]GeoAu
Mon, 18 Jan 13:43 UTCM 4.5 / 235.5 kmNew Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)

"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Tue, 19 Jan 2016
Tue, 19 Jan 05:36 UTCM 5.0 / 167 km - [info]Kermadec Islands Region[Map]GeoAu
Thu, 21 Jan 2016
Thu, 21 Jan 08:26 UTCM 5.4 / 124 km - [info] KERMADEC ISLANDS, NEW ZEALAND[Map]EMSC
Sun, 24 Jan 2016
Sun, 24 Jan 14:51 UTCM 4.8 / 300 km - [info] KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Thu, 4 Feb 2016
Thu, 4 Feb 00:07 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info]Kermadec Islands, New Zealand[Map]GFZ
Thu, 4 Feb 00:48 UTCM 5.1 / 80 km - [info]Kermadec Islands, New Zealand[Map]GFZ
Thu, 4 Feb 00:58 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] KERMADEC ISLANDS, NEW ZEALAND[Map]EMSC
Thu, 4 Feb 00:58 UTCM 3.3 / 567.4 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Thu, 4 Feb 08:52 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info]- 139km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand[Map]USGS
Sat, 6 Feb 2016
Sat, 6 Feb 20:17 UTCM 4.6 / 395 km - [info]Kermadec Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Wed, 17 Feb 2016
Wed, 17 Feb 07:44 UTCM 5.3 / 59 km - [info]Kermadec Islands, New Zealand[Map]GFZ
Fri, 19 Feb 2016
Fri, 19 Feb 05:16 UTCM 5.1 / 84 km - [info]Kermadec Islands Region[Map]GeoAu
Wed, 2 Mar 2016
Wed, 2 Mar 19:07 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Fri, 1 Apr 2016
Fri, 1 Apr 17:29 UTCM 4.2 / 536.5 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 4 Apr 2016
Mon, 4 Apr 16:45 UTCM 4.6 / 505.9 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 13 Apr 2016
Wed, 13 Apr 14:59 UTCM 4.9 / 379 km - [info]Kermadec Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Mon, 30 May 2016
Mon, 30 May 07:24 UTCM 4.8 / 35 km - [info]- 123km E of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand[Map]USGS
Sat, 18 Jun 2016
Sat, 18 Jun 01:33 UTCM 4.6 / 262.1 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Sat, 18 Jun 07:52 UTCM 4.7 / 255.8 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Sun, 19 Jun 2016
Sun, 19 Jun 23:56 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info] KERMADEC ISLANDS, NEW ZEALAND[Map]EMSC
Sun, 17 Jul 2016
Sun, 17 Jul 16:57 UTCM 4.9 / 12 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 18 Jul 2016
Mon, 18 Jul 10:27 UTCM 5.2 / 51 km - [info]Kermadec Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Thu, 21 Jul 2016
Thu, 21 Jul 11:26 UTCM 5.0 / 457.1 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Thu, 21 Jul 16:38 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 8 Aug 2016
Mon, 8 Aug 13:53 UTCM 4.6 / 390 km - [info]Kermadec Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Tue, 9 Aug 2016
Tue, 9 Aug 13:42 UTCM 5.1 / 244 km - [info]Kermadec Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Sat, 24 Sep 2016
Sat, 24 Sep 23:42 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] SOUTH OF KERMADEC ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Sat, 24 Sep 23:52 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info] SOUTH OF KERMADEC ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Sun, 25 Sep 2016
Sun, 25 Sep 00:25 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] SOUTH OF KERMADEC ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Mon, 26 Sep 2016
Mon, 26 Sep 18:07 UTCM 4.7 / 36 km - [info] KERMADEC ISLANDS, NEW ZEALAND[Map]EMSC
Wed, 2 Nov 2016
Wed, 2 Nov 16:15 UTCM 5.1 / 117 km - [info]Kermadec Islands, New Zealand[Map]GeoAu
Fri, 25 Nov 2016
Fri, 25 Nov 11:01 UTCM 5.1 / 13 km - [info]Kermadec Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Tue, 6 Dec 2016
Tue, 6 Dec 16:49 UTCM 4.8 / 419 km - [info]Kermadec Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Wed, 14 Dec 2016
Wed, 14 Dec 09:16 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Wed, 21 Dec 2016
Wed, 21 Dec 09:14 UTCM 5.2 / 405.2 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Sat, 24 Dec 2016
Sat, 24 Dec 18:57 UTCM 4.7 / 302.2 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)

 

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: