Quake List 2015


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 where other providers are under Mag 6. This page is NOT an instant update page and it may be 24-48 hrs before details appear especially if the initial determination is uncertain. You will however find any ‘missing’ quake in the blog posts. [→] indicates this opens in a new tab/page.

Year To Date Counts: Mag 6: 13 Mag 7: 1 Mag 8: 0 Mag 9: 0


February 2015

Feb 2015 Counts: Mag 6: 9 Mag 7: 1 Mag 8: 0 Mag 9: 0

Magnitude 6.2 Off Coast Of Jalisco. Mexico (54)

World GlobeSunday, February 22, 2015 @ 14:23:14 UTC
Location in IRIS Earthquake Browser [→]

  • Location: 18.717°N,  106.806°W
  • Depth: 10.0 km
  • Region: Off Coast Of Jalisco. Mexico (54)

  • Event ID: usc000tsak

Magnitude 6.0 Off East Coast Of Honshu. Japan (229)

World GlobeSaturday, February 21, 2015 @ 10:13:54 UTC
Location in IRIS Earthquake Browser [→]

  • Location: 39.846°N,  143.456°E
  • Depth: 10.0 km
  • Region: Off East Coast Of Honshu. Japan (229)

  • Event ID: usc000ts49

Magnitude 6.3 Off East Coast Of Honshu. Japan (229)

World GlobeFriday, February 20, 2015 @ 04:25:24 UTC
Location in IRIS Earthquake Browser [→]

  • Location: 39.847°N,  143.569°E
  • Depth: 13.5 km
  • Region: Off East Coast Of Honshu. Japan (229)

  • Event ID: usc000trsc

Magnitude 6.5 Vanuatu Islands (186)

World GlobeThursday, February 19, 2015 @ 13:18:32 UTC
Location in IRIS Earthquake Browser [→]

  • Location: 16.400°S,  168.088°E
  • Depth: 10.0 km
  • Region: Vanuatu Islands (186)

  • Event ID: usc000trf9

Magnitude 6.7 Near East Coast Of Honshu. Japan (228)

World GlobeMonday, February 16, 2015 @ 23:06:27 UTC
Location in IRIS Earthquake Browser [→]

  • Location: 39.830°N,  142.890°E
  • Depth: 23.0 km
  • Region: Near East Coast Of Honshu. Japan (228)

  • Event ID: usb000tpvj

Magnitude 6.2 South Sandwich Islands Region (153)

World GlobeMonday, February 16, 2015 @ 22:00:53 UTC
Location in IRIS Earthquake Browser [→]

  • Location: 55.528°S,  28.243°W
  • Depth: 10.0 km
  • Region: South Sandwich Islands Region (153)

  • Event ID: usb000tpuw

Magnitude 6.2 Taiwan Region (243)

World GlobeFriday, February 13, 2015 @ 20:06:31 UTC
Location in IRIS Earthquake Browser [→]

  • Location: 22.664°N,  121.440°E
  • Depth: 27.0 km
  • Region: Taiwan Region (243)

  • Event ID: usb000tp6y

Magnitude 7.1 Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (403)

World GlobeFriday, February 13, 2015 @ 18:59:12 UTC
Location in IRIS Earthquake Browser [→]

  • Location: 52.635°N,  31.884°W
  • Depth: 16.4 km
  • Region: Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (403)

  • Event ID: usb000tp5q

Magnitude 6.7 Jujuy Province. Argentina (128)

World GlobeWednesday, February 11, 2015 @ 18:57:18 UTC
Location in IRIS Earthquake Browser [→]

  • Location: 23.123°S,  66.599°W
  • Depth: 190.8 km
  • Region: Jujuy Province. Argentina (128)

  • Event ID: usc000tp1s

Magnitude 6.3 Mendoza Province. Argentina (139)

World GlobeMonday, February 02, 2015 @ 10:49:48 UTC
Location in IRIS Earthquake Browser [→]

  • Location: 32.715°S,  67.062°W
  • Depth: 172.3 km
  • Region: Mendoza Province. Argentina (139)

  • Event ID: usc000tkwv

Date/Time UTC,Latitude,Longitude,Magnitude,Depth(Km),Location
2015-02-22 14:23:14, 18.716, -106.806, 6.2, 10.0 Off Coast Of Jalisco. Mexico (54)
2015-02-21 10:13:54, 39.845, 143.456, 6.0, 10.0 Off E. Coast Of Honshu. Japan (229)
2015-02-20 04:25:24, 39.847, 143.569, 6.3, 13.5 Off E. Coast Of Honshu. Japan (229)
2015-02-19 13:18:32, -16.400, 168.088, 6.5, 10.0 Vanuatu Isls. (186)
2015-02-16 23:06:27, 39.829, 142.890, 6.7, 23.0 Nr. E. Coast Of Honshu. Japan (228)
2015-02-16 22:00:53, -55.527, -28.243, 6.2, 10.0 South Sandwich Isls. Region (153)
2015-02-13 20:06:31, 22.664, 121.439, 6.2, 27.0 Taiwan Region (243)
2015-02-13 18:59:12, 52.635, -31.883, 7.1, 16.4 Nthn Mid-Atlantic Ridge (403)
2015-02-11 18:57:18, -23.122, -66.598, 6.7, 190.8 Jujuy Province. Argentina (128)
2015-02-02 10:49:48, -32.714, -67.061, 6.3, 172.2 Mendoza Province. Argentina (139)



January 2015

Jan 2015 Counts: Mag 6: 4 Mag 7: 0 Mag 8: 0 Mag 9: 0

Date/Time UTC,Latitude,Longitude,Magnitude,Depth(Km),Location
2015-01-30 17:57:57, -21.245, 170.158, 6.0, 15.0 SE Of Loyalty Isls. (189)
2015-01-28 02:43:19, -20.907, -178.351, 6.1, 483.6 Fiji Isls. Region (181)
2015-01-23 03:47:27, -17.000, 168.531, 6.8, 218.5 Vanuatu Isls. (186)
2015-01-07 05:07:08, 5.828, -82.652, 6.6, 10.0 South Of Panama (83)


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