Quake List 2017

List of significant Earthquakes Magnitude 6.0+ (Latest First) Based on USGS and EMSC Listings The heading link takes you to the USGS pages for the event. The links in the list for USGS take you to the relevant page in this blog which shows the details of the event. The links for EMSC take you to the event on the EMSC site. ‡ 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 one provider where other providers are under Mag 6. This listing page is NOT an instant update page and it could be a week or more before details appear here especially if the initial determination is uncertain. Normally this list is updated once a week on a Sunday. You will however find any ‘missing’ quake in the blog posts. [→] indicates this opens in a new tab/page.

Year To Date Counts [USGS]: Mag 6: 4 Mag 7: 2 Mag 8: 0 Mag 9: 0
Year To Date Counts [EMSC]: Mag 6: 7 Mag 7: 3 Mag 8: 0 Mag 9: 0


January 2017

USGS Listing

Dec 2016 Counts [USGS]: Mag 6: 5 Mag 7: 2 Mag 8: 0 Mag 9: 0

Date/Time UTC,Latitude,Longitude,Magnitude,Depth(Km),Location
↓  2017-01-22 04:30, -6.2137, 155.1224, 7.9 mww[8.0], 136.0, Solomon Isls. (193)
↓  2017-01-19 23:04, -10.3859, 161.3077, 6.5 mww[6.8], 29.9, Solomon Isls. (193)
2017-01-10 15:27, -10.1328, 161.0275, 6.3 mww, 28.5, Solomon Isls. (193)
2017-01-10 06:13, 4.4634, 122.575, 7.3 mww, 612.7, Celebes Sea (262)
↓  2017-01-03 21:52, -19.3258, 176.0525, 6.9 mww[7.2], 17.1, South Of Fiji Isls. (171)
2017-01-02 13:14, -23.3351, 179.3064, 6.3 mwb, 555.1, South Of Fiji Isls. (171)
2017-01-02 13:14, -23.3351, 179.3064, 6.3 mwb, 555.1, South Of Fiji Isls. (171)
Downgraded earthquakes in January to < 6.0
↓  2017-01-14 06:11, -18.5884, 176.2304, 5.9 mwp[6.1], 10.0, Fiji Isls. Region (181)


EMSC Listing

Jan 2017 Counts [EMSC]: Mag 6: 7 Mag 7: 3 Mag 8: 0 Mag 9: 0

Date/Time UTC,Latitude,Longitude,Magnitude,Depth(Km),Location
2017-01-30 23:35, -14.78, 167.1, 6.0 Mw, 84.0, Vanuatu
2017-01-22 04:30, -6.2, 155.1, 7.9 Mw, 150.0, Bougainville Region. P.N.G.
2017-01-19 23:04, -10.32, 161.3, 6.7 Mw, 6.0, Solomon Isls.
2017-01-14 06:11, -18.63, 176.23, 6.0 Mw, 2.0, Fiji Region
2017-01-10 15:27, -10.13, 161.06, 6.4 Mw, 40.0, Solomon Isls.
2017-01-10 06:13, 4.48, 122.59, 7.3 Mw, 630.0, Celebes Sea
2017-01-08 23:47, 74.31, -92.29, 6.1 Mw, 20.0, Devon Island. Nunavut. Canada
2017-01-03 22:40, -19.12, 176.12, 6.0 Mw, 10.0, South Of Fiji Isls.
2017-01-03 21:52, -19.33, 175.85, 7.0 Mw, 10.0, South Of Fiji Isls.
2017-01-02 13:14, -23.34, 179.33, 6.3 Mw, 561.0, South Of Fiji Isls.