Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - app for iPhone & iPad

Guaranteed tours:
2-18 Nov 2019: Volcanoes and Spices - N-Sulawesi + Halmahera (Indonesia)
17-21 Nov 2019: Krakatau Volcano Special - Krakatau volcano (Indonesia)
17-30 Nov 2019: Desert, salt and volcanoes - Danakil desert (Ethiopia)
9-17 May 2020: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
11-29 Aug 2020: Kamchatka - Land of Colors - Kamchatka (Russia)
: 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 (PayPal).

Online cc payment
Thank you!
Random pictures

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - OFF COAST OF OAXACA, MEXICO on Tuesday, 26 February 2019

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake  - OFF COAST OF OAXACA, MEXICO on Tuesday, 26 February 2019
Date & time: Tuesday, 26 February 2019 20:38 UTC
Magnitude: 4.0
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.19°N / 94.6°W (Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (267 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 6.3*10^10 J (17.5 MWh / 15.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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. / DepthLocationSource

"I felt it" reports:
Tucson, AZ / MMI III (Weak shaking): Was in kitchen which has an outside screen door that was not fully shut.It was vibrating so hard that i thought our little dog was outside launching itself at the door to get in, I felt it twice more within a minute or so.
Tucson, Az (2536.1 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Heard windows shaking. Sounded like a strong gust of wind rattling the windows hard.
Coronado Villas, Tucson, AZ (2507.8 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Apartment building trembled. It was shocking because the entire building shook.
Tucson, AZ (2504.3 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Felt shaking, then a loud boom and stronger shaking, then another milder shake.
Casa Adobes Tucson, AZ / MMI IV (Light shaking): My son was sitting outside, birds at our feeder flew away 1 minute before. Wind where still. He heard a rumble turned around and saw the Windows start to shake. Starting from South to North, 1 window at a time. He could feel the ground shaking. Screened porch attached to the ground was shaking. I was inside and heard a noise then I could hear each window rattle from the front to back. 2nd one was about 2 minutes after the first one. So to me this was a rolling effect moving North.
Marana, AZ (2541.2 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Catalina Foothills Tucson, AZ / MMI IV (Light shaking): Around 1440 today, Feb 26, the front doors and windows rattled for a few minutes. Definitely felt it but not sure if its an earthquake or sonic boom?
MARANA, AZ / MMI IV (Light shaking): Rattled my windows for a few seconds.
Tucson (2527.2 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
3 Booms sounded like sonic Boom from the AFB (2506.4 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
TUCSON, AZ / MMI IV (Light shaking): Definitely felt it although nothing broken, likened to light-moderate shaking, felt it outside, like it was an explosion followed by long vibrations & another explosion, DEFINITELY AN EARTHQUAKE LASTING LESS THAN 5 MINUTES!


More on VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.