Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on VolcanoAdventures.com!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Guaranteed tours:
27 Dec 18 - 2 Jan 2019: Kilauea Volcano Special - Big Island, Hawaiʻi
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)
: 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. 5.5 earthquake - Southwest Indian Ridge on Tuesday, 10 July 2018

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - Southwest Indian Ridge on Tuesday, 10 July 2018
Jul 10 16:17: Magnitude recalculated from 5.4 to 5.5.
Date & time: Tue, 10 Jul 16:05:10 UTC
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.73°S / 58.18°E
Nearest volcano: Piton de la Fournaise (1192 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
Tue, 10 Jul
Tue, 10 Jul 16:05 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km SOUTHWEST INDIAN RIDGE[Map]EMSC
Tue, 10 Jul 16:05 UTCM 5.6 / 10 km- Southwest Indian Ridge[Map]USGS

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Tue, 10 Jul 17:44 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] (1206 km)- Southwest Indian Ridge
[Map]
USGS
Tue, 10 Jul 18:41 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info] (1186 km)Southwest Indian Ridge
[Map]
GFZ
Tue, 10 Jul 23:28 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info] (1188 km)Southwest Indian Ridge
[Map]
GFZ
Wed, 11 Jul
Wed, 11 Jul 00:33 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info] (1190 km)Southwest Indian Ridge
[Map]
GFZ
Wed, 11 Jul 02:22 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (1186 km) SOUTHWEST INDIAN RIDGE
[Map]
EMSC
Wed, 11 Jul 03:07 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] (1184 km)Southwest Indian Ridge[Map]GFZ
Wed, 11 Jul 05:00 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] (1201 km)Southwest Indian Ridge
[Map]
GFZ
Wed, 11 Jul 13:51 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (1187 km)- Southwest Indian Ridge
[Map]
USGS
Sat, 3 Nov
Sat, 3 Nov 12:57 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] (1178 km)- Southwest Indian Ridge
[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: