Indonesia earthquake: Huge 6.6 magnitude quake rocks Java coast – tremors strike Bali

INDONESIA has been rocked by a huge 6.6 magnitude earthquake that struck the Java Sea, with tremors felt neighbouring island Bali. The quake hit around 93.8 kilometers north of Batang, which is a coastal town in Central Java province, according to the US Geological Survey. The gigantic earthquake hit at 9.54am AEST on Tuesday and … Continue reading Indonesia earthquake: Huge 6.6 magnitude quake rocks Java coast – tremors strike Bali

Australia struck by 6.6 magnitude earthquake in beach holiday resort

One of north-west Australia's most famous beach resorts has been shaken by a massive earthquake of magnitude 6.6 at 6.39am BST (2.39pm local time). Local seismologists believe this earthquake has been the strongest to ever hit the state. One person said on Facebook the intensive care ward at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital shook for a full … Continue reading Australia struck by 6.6 magnitude earthquake in beach holiday resort

A powerful magnitude 6.6 rocks Fiji Islands: 88th major quake of 2018 and 78 of them have occurred along The Pacific Ring Of Fire

USGS - It's the twelfth major quake of September, a very deep, 551.2 km, magnitude 6.6 rocks Fiji Islands, however, no tsunami warning has been issued, presumably because the quake is so deep (shallow quakes are more destructive than deep quakes). It is the 88th major quake of 2018 and 78 of them have occurred along The Pacific Ring … Continue reading A powerful magnitude 6.6 rocks Fiji Islands: 88th major quake of 2018 and 78 of them have occurred along The Pacific Ring Of Fire

Very strong M6.6 earthquake hit near the east coast of Honshu, Japan

A very strong earthquake registered as M6.6 at a depth of 50 km (31 miles) by Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) hit near the east coast of Honshu, Japan at 21:12 UTC on May 12, 2015 (06:12 JST on May 13). USGS is reporting it as M6.8 at a depth of 38.9 km (24.1 miles). EMSC … Continue reading Very strong M6.6 earthquake hit near the east coast of Honshu, Japan