Quake List 2014


List of significant Earthquakes Magnitude 6.0+ (Latest First) Based on USGS Listings
The heading link takes you to the USGS pages for the event. The links in the list version take you to the relevant page in this blog. The details of the last 5 large earthquakes will be shown (or more if need be in a calendar month) and then the remainder of the data will be the lists. ‡ against a month name means checked against ANSS.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Changed magnitudes are marked with ↓ or ↑ and the details are in italics with the changed value e.g. 6.0 in bold. {!} = Currently only Mag 6+ on USGS. Other providers under Mag 6.
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Year To Date Counts: Mag 6: 40 Mag 7: 4 Mag 8: 1 Mag 9: 0


April 2014

April 2014 Counts: Mag 6: 13 Mag 7: 4 Mag 8: 1 Mag 9: 0

Magnitude 6.0 Santa Cruz Islands Region (183)

World GlobeFriday, April 18, 2014 @ 04:13:12 UTC
Location in IRIS Earthquake Browser [→]

  • Location: 11.155°S,  164.807°E
  • Depth: 10.0 km
  • Region: Santa Cruz Islands Region (183)

  • Distances:
    • 122km (75mi) WSW of Lata, Solomon Islands
    • 547km (339mi) NNW of Luganville, Vanuatu
    • 565km (351mi) ESE of Honiara, Solomon Islands
    • 820km (509mi) NNW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu
    • 1111km (690mi) NNW of We, New Caledonia
  • Event ID: usb000pptc

Magnitude 6.2 Balleny Islands Region (702)

World GlobeThursday, April 17, 2014 @ 15:06:51 UTC
Location in IRIS Earthquake Browser [→]

  • Location: 62.857°S,  155.626°E
  • Depth: 17.5 km
  • Region: Balleny Islands Region (702)

  • Distances:
    • 511km (317mi) NW of Young Island,
    • 1999km (1242mi) SSW of Invercargill, New Zealand
    • 2045km (1270mi) SSW of Gore, New Zealand
    • 2111km (1311mi) SSW of Dunedin, New Zealand
    • 2287km (1421mi) S of Hobart, Australia
  • Event ID: usb000pnw2

Magnitude 6.9 Bouvet Island Region (412)

World GlobeTuesday, April 15, 2014 @ 03:57:02 UTC
Location in IRIS Earthquake Browser [→]

  • Location: 53.527°S,  8.704°E
  • Depth: 11.7 km
  • Region: Bouvet Island Region (412)

  • Distances:
    • 364km (226mi) ENE of Bouvet Island, Bouvet Island
    • 2279km (1416mi) SSW of Hermanus, South Africa
    • 2291km (1423mi) SSW of Bredasdorp, South Africa
    • 2301km (1429mi) SSW of Grabouw, South Africa
    • 3092km (1921mi) SSW of Maseru, Lesotho
  • Event ID: usb000pkxl

Magnitude 7.4 Solomon Islands (193)

World GlobeSunday, April 13, 2014 @ 12:36:18 UTC
Location in IRIS Earthquake Browser [→]

  • Location: 11.451°S,  162.069°E
  • Depth: 35.0 km
  • Region: Solomon Islands (193)

  • Distances:
    • 111km (68mi) S of Kirakira, Solomon Islands
    • 321km (199mi) SE of Honiara, Solomon Islands
    • 713km (443mi) NW of Luganville, Vanuatu
    • 922km (572mi) SE of Arawa, Papua New Guinea
    • 967km (600mi) NW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu
  • Event ID: usc000piqj

Magnitude 7.6 Solomon Islands (193)

World GlobeSaturday, April 12, 2014 @ 20:14:39 UTC
Location in IRIS Earthquake Browser [→]

  • Location: 11.315°S,  162.211°E
  • Depth: 29.3 km
  • Region: Solomon Islands (193)

  • Distances:
    • 100km (62mi) SSE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands
    • 323km (200mi) SE of Honiara, Solomon Islands
    • 711km (441mi) NW of Luganville, Vanuatu
    • 925km (574mi) SE of Arawa, Papua New Guinea
    • 968km (601mi) NW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu
  • Event ID: usc000phx5

Magnitude 6.1 Solomon Islands (193)

World GlobeSaturday, April 12, 2014 @ 05:24:25 UTC
Location in IRIS Earthquake Browser [→]

  • Location: 7.116°S,  155.236°E
  • Depth: 35.0 km
  • Region: Solomon Islands (193)

  • Distances:
    • 92km (57mi) SSW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea
    • 105km (65mi) SSW of Arawa, Papua New Guinea
    • 449km (278mi) SE of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea
    • 579km (359mi) WNW of Honiara, Solomon Islands
    • 589km (365mi) ESE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea
  • Event ID: usc000phaj

Magnitude 6.6 Nicaragua (75)

World GlobeFriday, April 11, 2014 @ 20:29:15 UTC
Location in IRIS Earthquake Browser [→]

  • Location: 11.710°N,  85.963°W
  • Depth: 138.6 km
  • Region: Nicaragua (75)

  • Distances:
    • 11km (6mi) ESE of Nandaime, Nicaragua
    • 20km (12mi) SSE of Diriomo, Nicaragua
    • 24km (14mi) S of Granada, Nicaragua
    • 30km (18mi) ESE of Jinotepe, Nicaragua
    • 56km (34mi) SSE of Managua, Nicaragua
  • Event ID: usc000pgsi

Magnitude 7.3 Solomon Islands (193)

World GlobeFriday, April 11, 2014 @ 07:07:22 UTC
Location in IRIS Earthquake Browser [→]

  • Location: 6.653°S,  155.043°E
  • Depth: 50.7 km
  • Region: Solomon Islands (193)

  • Distances:
    • 61km (37mi) SW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea
    • 73km (45mi) SW of Arawa, Papua New Guinea
    • 399km (247mi) SE of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea
    • 555km (344mi) ESE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea
    • 622km (386mi) WNW of Honiara, Solomon Islands
  • Event ID: usc000pft9

Magnitude 6.0 Near Coast Of Northern Chile (122)

World GlobeFriday, April 11, 2014 @ 00:01:44 UTC
Location in IRIS Earthquake Browser [→]

  • Location: 20.748°S,  70.724°W
  • Depth: 17.5 km
  • Region: Near Coast Of Northern Chile (122)

  • Distances:
    • 84km (52mi) SW of Iquique, Chile
    • 158km (98mi) NNW of Tocopilla, Chile
    • 255km (158mi) S of Arica, Chile
    • 265km (164mi) NW of Calama, Chile
    • 542km (336mi) SSW of La Paz, Bolivia
  • Event ID: usc000pfgr

Magnitude 6.1 Nicaragua (75)

World GlobeThursday, April 10, 2014 @ 23:27:46 UTC
Location in IRIS Earthquake Browser [→]

  • Location: 12.514°N,  86.379°W
  • Depth: 13.0 km
  • Region: Nicaragua (75)

  • Distances:
    • 10km (6mi) W of Valle San Francisco, Nicaragua
    • 34km (21mi) NE of Nagarote, Nicaragua
    • 36km (22mi) SW of Ciudad Dario, Nicaragua
    • 37km (22mi) ENE of La Paz Centro, Nicaragua
    • 44km (27mi) NNW of Managua, Nicaragua
  • Event ID: usd0003cqx

Magnitude 6.0 Solomon Islands (193)

World GlobeFriday, April 04, 2014 @ 11:40:32 UTC
Location in IRIS Earthquake Browser [→]

  • Location: 10.530°S,  161.672°E
  • Depth: 63.8 km
  • Region: Solomon Islands (193)

  • Distances:
    • 28km (17mi) WSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands
    • 224km (139mi) ESE of Honiara, Solomon Islands
    • 813km (505mi) NW of Luganville, Vanuatu
    • 827km (513mi) SE of Arawa, Papua New Guinea
    • 1072km (666mi) NW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu
  • Event ID: usc000p4ty

Magnitude 6.1 Near Coast Of Northern Chile (122)

World GlobeFriday, April 04, 2014 @ 01:37:51 UTC
Location in IRIS Earthquake Browser [→]

  • Location: 20.621°S,  70.739°W
  • Depth: 20.0 km
  • Region: Near Coast Of Northern Chile (122)

  • Distances:
    • 76km (47mi) SW of Iquique, Chile
    • 172km (106mi) NNW of Tocopilla, Chile
    • 241km (149mi) S of Arica, Chile
    • 277km (172mi) NW of Calama, Chile
    • 531km (329mi) SSW of La Paz, Bolivia
  • Event ID: usc000p4a9

Magnitude 6.2 Near Coast Of Northern Chile (122)

World GlobeThursday, April 03, 2014 @ 05:26:16 UTC
Location in IRIS Earthquake Browser [→]

  • Location: 20.807°S,  70.549°W
  • Depth: 24.3 km
  • Region: Near Coast Of Northern Chile (122)

  • Distances:
    • 77km (47mi) SSW of Iquique, Chile
    • 146km (90mi) NNW of Tocopilla, Chile
    • 248km (154mi) NW of Calama, Chile
    • 259km (160mi) S of Arica, Chile
    • 539km (334mi) SSW of La Paz, Bolivia
  • Event ID: usc000p2cs

Magnitude 7.6 Near Coast Of Northern Chile (122)

World GlobeThursday, April 03, 2014 @ 02:43:14 UTC
Location in IRIS Earthquake Browser [→]

  • Location: 20.518°S,  70.505°W
  • Depth: 31.8 km
  • Region: Near Coast Of Northern Chile (122)

  • Distances:
    • 50km (31mi) SW of Iquique, Chile
    • 177km (109mi) N of Tocopilla, Chile
    • 227km (141mi) S of Arica, Chile
    • 270km (167mi) NW of Calama, Chile
    • 509km (316mi) SSW of La Paz, Bolivia
  • Event ID: usc000p27i

Magnitude 6.5 Near Coast Of Northern Chile (122)

World GlobeThursday, April 03, 2014 @ 01:58:31 UTC
Location in IRIS Earthquake Browser [→]

  • Location: 20.268°S,  70.556°W
  • Depth: 22.8 km
  • Region: Near Coast Of Northern Chile (122)

  • Distances:
    • 43km (26mi) W of Iquique, Chile
    • 200km (124mi) S of Arica, Chile
    • 205km (127mi) N of Tocopilla, Chile
    • 252km (156mi) S of Tacna, Peru
    • 488km (303mi) SSW of La Paz, Bolivia
  • Event ID: usc000p26f

Magnitude 6.0 South Of Panama (83)

World GlobeWednesday, April 02, 2014 @ 16:13:27 UTC
Location in IRIS Earthquake Browser [→]

  • Location: 7.904°N,  82.345°W
  • Depth: 31.6 km
  • Region: South Of Panama (83)

  • Distances:
    • 52km (32mi) S of Pedregal, Panama
    • 58km (36mi) S of David, Panama
    • 58km (36mi) S of Las Lomas, Panama
    • 71km (44mi) SE of Puerto Armuelles, Panama
    • 294km (182mi) SE of San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Event ID: usc000p11f

Magnitude 6.2 Near Coast Of Northern Chile (122)

World GlobeTuesday, April 01, 2014 @ 23:58:00 UTC
Location in IRIS Earthquake Browser [→]

  • Location: 19.426°S,  70.264°W
  • Depth: 18.1 km
  • Region: Near Coast Of Northern Chile (122)

  • Distances:
    • 88km (54mi) N of Iquique, Chile
    • 105km (65mi) S of Arica, Chile
    • 157km (97mi) S of Tacna, Peru
    • 227km (141mi) SSE of Ilo, Peru
    • 393km (244mi) SW of La Paz, Bolivia
  • Event ID: usc000nzwm

Magnitude 8.2 Near Coast Of Northern Chile (122)

World GlobeTuesday, April 01, 2014 @ 23:46:46 UTC
Location in IRIS Earthquake Browser [→]

  • Location: 19.642°S,  70.817°W
  • Depth: 20.1 km
  • Region: Near Coast Of Northern Chile (122)

  • Distances:
    • 95km (59mi) NW of Iquique, Chile
    • 139km (86mi) SSW of Arica, Chile
    • 190km (118mi) SSW of Tacna, Peru
    • 228km (141mi) SSE of Ilo, Peru
    • 447km (277mi) SW of La Paz, Bolivia
  • Event ID: usc000nzvd


Date/Time UTC,Latitude,Longitude,Magnitude,Depth(Km),Location
2014-04-18 04:13:12, -11.155, 164.806, 6.0, 9.9, Santa Cruz Isls. Region (183) {Map}
2014-04-17 15:06:51, -62.857, 155.625, 6.2, 17.5, Balleny Isls. Region (702) {Map}
2014-04-15 03:57:02, -53.527, 8.704, 6.9, 11.7, Bouvet Island Region (412) {Map}
2014-04-13 12:36:18, -11.451, 162.069, 7.4, 35.0, Solomon Isls. (193) {Map}
2014-04-12 20:14:39, -11.314, 162.211, 7.6, 29.3, Solomon Isls. (193) {Map}
2014-04-12 05:24:25, -7.116, 155.235, 6.1, 35.0, Solomon Isls. (193) {Map}
2014-04-11 20:29:15, 11.709, -85.963, 6.6, 138.5, Nicaragua (75) {Map}
2014-04-11 07:07:24, -6.660, 155.090, 7.0, 65.0, Solomon Isls. {Map}
2014-04-11 00:01:44, -20.747, -70.724, 6.0, 17.4, Nr. Coast Of Northern Chile (122) {Map}
2014-04-10 23:27:46, 12.513, -86.378, 6.1, 13.0, Nicaragua (75) {Map}
2014-04-04 11:40:32, -10.530, 161.671, 6.0, 63.7, Solomon Isls. (193) {Map}
2014-04-04 01:37:51, -20.621, -70.739, 6.1, 20.0, Nr. Coast Of Northern Chile (122) {Map}
2014-04-03 05:26:16, -20.806, -70.548, 6.2, 24.3, Nr. Coast Of Northern Chile (122) {Map}
2014-04-03 02:43:14, -20.517, -70.504, 7.6, 31.8, Nr. Coast Of Northern Chile (122) {Map}
2014-04-03 01:58:31, -20.268, -70.555, 6.5, 22.8, Nr. Coast Of Northern Chile (122) {Map}
2014-04-02 16:13:27, 7.904, -82.345, 6.0, 31.5, South Of Panama (83) {Map}
2014-04-01 23:58:00, -19.425, -70.263, 6.2, 18.0, Nr. Coast Of Northern Chile (122) {Map}
2014-04-01 23:46:46, -19.641, -70.817, 8.2, 20.1, Nr. Coast Of Northern Chile (122) {Map}

March 2014

March 2014 Counts: Mag 6: 15 Mag 7: 0 Mag 8: 0 Mag 9: 0

Date/Time UTC,Latitude,Longitude,Magnitude,Depth(Km),Location
2014-03-26 03:29:36, -26.091, 179.278, 6.5, 493.0, South Of Fiji Isls. (171) {Map}
2014-03-23 18:20:03, -19.743, -70.810, 6.0, 34.6, Nr. Coast Of Northern Chile (122) {Map}
2014-03-22 12:59:58, -19.769, -70.935, 6.2, 15.1, Nr. Coast Of Northern Chile (122) {Map}
2014-03-21 13:41:07, 7.768, 94.324, 6.5, 10.0, Nicobar Isls. India Region (704) {Map}
2014-03-17 05:11:34, -20.003, -70.874, 6.2, 17.0, Nr. Coast Of Northern Chile (122) {Map}
2014-03-16 21:16:30, -19.924, -70.627, 6.7, 20.0, Nr. Coast Of Northern Chile (122) {Map}
2014-03-15 23:51:30, -5.566, -80.879, 6.3, 9.8, Nr. Coast Of Northern Peru (109) {Map}
2014-03-15 08:59:21, -14.093, -76.296, 6.1, 20.0, Nr. Coast Of Peru (115) {Map}
2014-03-13 17:06:51, 33.682, 131.736, 6.3, 82.9, Kyushu. Japan (235) {Map}
2014-03-11 22:03:11, -3.112, 148.477, 6.1, 10.0, Bismarck Sea (203) {Map}
2014-03-11 02:44:05, -60.839, -19.956, 6.4, 10.0, East Of South Sandwich Isls. (732) {Map}
2014-03-10 05:18:13, 40.828, -125.133, 6.8, 16.6, Off Coast Of Nthn California (34) {Map}
2014-03-05 09:56:58, -14.734, 169.822, 6.3, 636.7, Vanuatu Isls. (186) {Map}
2014-03-02 20:11:22, 27.405, 127.335, 6.5, 111.1, Ryukyu Isls. Japan (238) {Map}
2014-03-02 09:37:56, 12.630, -87.636, 6.4, 70.9, Off Coast Of Nicaragua {Map}

February 2014

February 2014 Counts: Mag 6: 7 Mag 7: 0 Mag 8: 0 Mag 9: 0

Date/Time UTC,Latitude,Longitude,Magnitude,Depth(Km),Location
2014-02-26 21:13:40, 53.679, -171.836, 6.1, 264.6, Fox Isls. Aleutian Isls. (9) {Map}
2014-02-18 09:27:13, 14.651, -58.947, 6.5, 16.8, North Atlantic Ocean (402) {Map}
2014-02-12 09:19:49, 35.921, 82.558, 6.8, 12.4, Xizang (306) {Map}
2014-02-07 08:40:13, -15.059, 167.338, 6.5, 117.7, Vanuatu Isls. (186) {Map}
2014-02-03 03:08:46, 38.292, 20.337, 6.1, 13.7, Greece (364) {Map}
2014-02-02 09:26:37, -32.908, -177.822, 6.5, 40.3, South Of Kermadec Isls. (179) {Map}
2014-02-01 03:58:43, -56.809, -27.273, 6.1, 126.6, South Sandwich Isls. Region (153) {Map}



January 2014

January 2014 Counts: Mag 6: 5 Mag 7: 0 Mag 8: 0 Mag 9: 0

Date/Time UTC,Latitude,Longitude,Magnitude,Depth(Km),Location
2014-01-26 13:55:42, 38.168, 20.431, 6.1, 12.3, Greece (364) {Map}
2014-01-25 05:14:21, -7.976, 109.246, 6.1, 89.1, Java. Ind. (277) {Map}
2014-01-20 02:52:45, -40.634, 175.776, 6.2, 28.0, N. Isl. Nz (159) {Map}
2014-01-13 04:01:04, 19.001, -66.847, 6.4, 28.0, Puerto Rico Region (90) {Map}
2014-01-01 16:03:30, -13.873, 167.201, 6.6, 196.1, Vanuatu Isls. (186) {Map}

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