Recent Earthquake Teachable Moments Archive

Date Magnitude Region
October 10, 2018 (20:48:20 UTC) 7.0 Papua New Guinea
September 28, 2018 (10:02:43 UTC) 7.5 Indonesia
September 6, 2018 (15:49:14 UTC) 7.8 Fiji
August 29, 2018 (00:27:38 UTC) 7.1 New Caledonia
August 24, 2018 (09:04:07 UTC) 7.1 Peru
August 21, 2018 (21:31:42 UTC) 7.3 Venezuela
August 19, 2018 (00:19:37 UTC) 8.2 Fiji
May 4, 2018 (22:32:55 UTC) 6.9 Big Island Hawaii
February 25, 2018 (17:44:44 UTC) 7.5 Papua New Guinea
February 16, 2018 (23:39:42 UTC) 7.2 Oaxaca, Mexico
January 23, 2018 (09:31:42 UTC) 7.9 Alaska
January 14, 2018 (09:18:45 UTC) 7.1 Peru
January 10, 2018 (02:51:31 UTC) 7.6 Honduras
November 19, 2017 (22:43:29 UTC) 7.0 New Caledonia
November 12, 2017 (18:18:17 UTC) 7.3 Iraq
September 19, 2017 (18:14:39 UTC) 7.1 Mexico
September 8, 2017 (04:49:21 UTC) 8.1 Offshore Mexico
July 17, 2017 (23:34:14 UTC) 7.7 Russia
January 22, 2017 (04:30:23 UTC) 7.9 Papua New Guinea
January 10, 2017 (06:13:47 UTC) 7.3 Philippines
December 25, 2016 (14:22:27 UTC) 7.6 Southern Chile
December 17, 2016 (10:51:12 UTC) 7.9 Papua New Guinea
December 8, 2016 (17:38:47 UTC) 7.7 Solomon Islands
November 24, 2016 (18:43:48 UTC) 7.0 El Salvador
November 13, 2016 (11:02:56 UTC) 7.8 New Zealand
September 1, 2016 (16:37:57 UTC) 7.1 Off Coast of New Zealand
August 29, 2016 (04:29:57 UTC) 7.1 North of Ascension Island
August 24, 2016 (01:36:33 UTC) 6.2 Italy
August 19, 2016 (07:22:32 UTC) 7.4 South Georgia Island Region
August 12, 2016 (01:26:35 UTC) 7.2 New Caledonia
July 29, 2016 (21:18:25 UTC) 7.7 Mariana Islands
May 28, 2016 (09:46:59 UTC) 7.2 South Sandwich Islands
April 28, 2016 (19:33:24 UTC) 7.0 Vanuatu
April 16, 2016 (23:58:37 UTC) 7.8 Near the Coast of Ecuador
April 15, 2016 (16:25:06 UTC) 7.0 Japan
March 2, 2016 (12:49:48 UTC) 7.8 Indonesia
January 30, 2016 (03:25:10 UTC) 7.2 Kamchatka, Russia
January 24, 2016 (10:30:30 UTC) 7.1 Southern Alaska
December 7, 2015 (07:50:06 UTC) 7.2 Tajikistan
December 4, 2015 (22:24:55 UTC) 7.1 SE Indian Ridge
November 24, 2015 (22:45:38 UTC) 7.6 Peru
November 18, 2015 (18:31:04 UTC) 7.0 Solomon Islands
October 26, 2015 (09:09:32 UTC) 7.5 Afghanistan
October 20, 2015 (21:52:02 UTC) 7.1 Vanuatu
September 16, 2015 (22:54:31 UTC) 8.3 Offshore Coquimbo, Chile
July 27, 2015 (21:41:21 UTC) 7.0 New Guinea
July 18, 2015 (02:27:33 UTC) 7.0 Solomon Islands
June 17, 2015 (12:51:33 UTC) 7.0 Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge
May 30, 2015 (11:23:02 UTC) 7.8 Bonin Islands, Japan
May 12, 2015 (07:05:19 UTC) 7.3 Nepal
May 7, 2015 (07:10:22 UTC) 7.1 Papua New Guinea
May 5, 2015 (01:44:05 UTC) 7.5 Papua New Guinea
April 25, 2015 (06:11:26 UTC) 7.8 Nepal
March 29, 2015 (23:48:31 UTC) 7.5 Papua New Guinea
February 27, 2015 (13:45:05 UTC) 7.0 Flores Sea
February 13, 2015 (18:59:12 UTC) 7.1 Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge
November 15, 2014 (02:31:40 UTC) 7.1 Molucca Sea
November 1, 2014 (18:57:22 UTC) 7.1 Fiji
October 14, 2014 (03:51:35 UTC) 7.3 Offshore El Salvador
October 9, 2014 (02:14:32 UTC) 7.1 Southern East Pacific Rise
August 24, 2014 (10:20:44 UTC) 6.0 San Francisco Bay Area
June 23, 2014 (20:53:09 UTC) 7.9 Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska
April 19, 2014 (13:27:59 UTC) 7.5 Papua New Guinea
April 18, 2014 (14:27:26 UTC) 7.2 Guerrero, Mexico
April 12, 2014 (20:14:39 UTC) 7.6/7.4 Solomon Islands
April 11, 2014 (07:07:21 UTC) 7.1 Papua New Guinea
April 3, 2014 (02:43:14 UTC) 7.6 SW of Iquique, Chile
April 1, 2014 (23:46:46 UTC) 8.2 Northwest of Iquique, Chile
November 25, 2013 (06:27:33 UTC) 7.0 South Atlantic Ocean
November 17, 2013 (09:04:55 UTC) 7.8 Scotia Sea
October 25, 2013 (17:10:16 UTC) 7.1 Off the east coast of Honshu, Japan
October 15, 2013 (00:12:32 UTC) 7.1 Philippines
September 25, 2013 (16:42:42 UTC) 7.0 Peru
September 24, 2013 (11:29:48 UTC) 7.7 Pakistan
August 30, 2013 (16:25:02 UTC) 7.0 Andreanof Islands, Alaska
July 15, 2013 (14:03:43 UTC) 7.3 South Sandwich Islands
July 7, 2013 (18:35:30 UTC) 7.2 Papua New Guinea
May 24, 2013 (05:44:49 UTC) 8.3 Sea of Okhotsk
May 23, 2013 (17:19:04 UTC) 7.4 Tonga
May 14, 2013 (00:32:25 UTC) 6.8 Mariana Islands
April 19, 2013 (03:05:53 UTC) 7.2 Kuril Islands
April 16, 2013 (10:44:20 UTC) 7.8 Iran
April 6, 2013 (04:42:36 UTC) 7.0 Papua, Indonesia
February 15, 2013 (03:20:26 UTC) 0.0 Russia
February 12, 2013 (02:57:51 UTC) 5.1 North Korea
February 6, 2013 (01:12:27 UTC) 8.0 Solomon Islands
January 5, 2013 (08:58:19 UTC) 7.5 Southeastern Alaska
December 10, 2012 (16:53:09 UTC) 7.1 Banda Sea
December 7, 2012 (08:18:24 UTC) 7.3 Off the East Coast of Honshu, Japan
November 7, 2012 (16:35:50 UTC) 7.4 Offshore Guatemala
October 28, 2012 (03:04:10 UTC) 7.7 Queen Charlotte Islands
September 30, 2012 (16:31:35 UTC) 7.3 Colombia
September 5, 2012 (14:42:10 UTC) 7.6 Costa Rica
August 31, 2012 (12:47:34 UTC) 7.6 Off the East Coast of the Philippines
August 27, 2012 (04:37:20 UTC) 7.3 Off the Coast of El Salvador
August 14, 2012 (02:59:42 UTC) 7.7 Sea of Okhotsk
April 12, 2012 (07:15:48 UTC) 6.9 Gulf of California
April 11, 2012 (08:38:37 UTC) 8.6 Off the West Coast of Northern Sumatra
March 25, 2012 (22:37:06 UTC) 7.1 Maule, Chile
March 20, 2012 (18:02:48 UTC) 7.4 Oaxaca, Mexico
February 2, 2012 (13:34:40 UTC) 7.1 Vanuatu
January 10, 2012 (18:37:01 UTC) 7.3 Off the West Coast of Northern Sumatra
December 14, 2011 (05:04:57 UTC) 7.1 Eastern New Guinea Reg, Papua New Guinea
October 23, 2011 (10:41:21 UTC) 7.2 Eastern Turkey
October 21, 2011 (17:57:16 UTC) 7.4 Kermadec Islands Region
September 15, 2011 (19:31:02 UTC) 7.3 Fiji Region
September 3, 2011 (22:55:36 UTC) 7.0 Vanuatu
August 24, 2011 (17:46:11 UTC) 7.0 Northern Peru
August 23, 2011 (17:51:04 UTC) 5.8 Virginia
August 20, 2011 (16:55:03 UTC) 7.1 Vanuatu
July 10, 2011 (00:57:12 UTC) 7.0 Off the East Coast of Honshu, Japan
July 6, 2011 (19:03:16 UTC) 7.6 Kermadec Islands
June 24, 2011 (03:09:40 UTC) 7.2 Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska
April 7, 2011 (14:32:41 UTC) 7.1 Near the East Coast of Honshu, Japan
March 11, 2011 (05:46:23 UTC) 9.0 Near the East Coast of Honshu, Japan
March 9, 2011 (02:45:18 UTC) 7.2 Near the East Coast of Honshu, Japan
February 21, 2011 (23:51:43 UTC) 6.3 South Island of New Zealand
February 8, 2011 (22:02:01 UTC) 5.2 Off the coast of Oregon
January 18, 2011 (20:23:26 UTC) 7.2 Southwestern Pakistan
January 13, 2011 (16:16:41 UTC) 7.0 Loyalty Islands
January 2, 2011 (20:20:16 UTC) 7.1 Araucania, Chile
January 1, 2011 (09:56:59 UTC) 7.0 Argentina
December 25, 2010 (13:16:37 UTC) 7.3 Vanuatu
December 21, 2010 (17:19:40 UTC) 7.4 Bonin Islands, Japan Region
October 25, 2010 (14:42:22 UTC) 7.7 Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia
October 21, 2010 (17:53:14 UTC) 6.7 Gulf of California
September 29, 2010 (17:11:24 UTC) 7.2 Near the South Coast of Papua, Indonesia
September 3, 2010 (16:35:46 UTC) 7.0 South Island of New Zealand
August 12, 2010 (11:54:16 UTC) 7.1 Ecuador
August 10, 2010 (05:23:46 UTC) 7.3 Vanuatu
August 4, 2010 (22:01:43 UTC) 7.0 New Britain Region, Papua New Guinea
July 23, 2010 (22:51:12 UTC) 7.6 Moro Gulf, Mindanao, Philippines
July 18, 2010 (13:35:02 UTC) 7.3 Papua New Guinea
June 16, 2010 (03:16:29 UTC) 7.0 Near the North Coast of Papua, Indonesia
June 15, 2010 (04:26:58 UTC) 5.7 Southern California
June 12, 2010 (19:26:50 UTC) 7.5 Nicobar Islands, India Region
May 27, 2010 (17:14:48 UTC) 7.2 Vanuatu
May 9, 2010 (05:59:42 UTC) 7.2 Northern Sumatra, Indonesia
April 6, 2010 (22:15:02 UTC) 7.7 Northern Sumatra, Indonesia
April 4, 2010 (22:40:40 UTC) 7.2 Baja California, Mexico
March 16, 2010 (02:22:00 UTC) 6.7 Offshore Bio-Bio, Chile
February 27, 2010 (06:34:17 UTC) 8.8 Offshore Maule, Chile
February 26, 2010 (20:31:26 UTC) 7.0 Ryukyu Islands, Japan
February 4, 2010 (20:20:21 UTC) 5.9 Offshore Northern California
January 12, 2010 (21:53:10 UTC) 7.0 Haiti
January 9, 2010 (00:27:39 UTC) 6.5 Offshore Northern California
January 3, 2010 (22:36:28 UTC) 7.1 Solomon Islands
December 30, 2009 (18:48:57 UTC) 5.9 Baja California, Mexico