Earthquake Archive

5.6 Magnitude Earthquake rattles Japan

Just two days after a powerful tremor that triggered a tsunami near the stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant, a 5.6 magnitude earthquake rattles Japan. According to reports gathered from US Geological Survey, the tremor happened early Thursday shaking the Northeast …

PHILVOLCS developed a fault finder App

A fault finder app has been developed by Philvolcs following the disturbing news about earthquake. The app is accessible using a desktop or mobile browser. It uses three base maps--the Philippines Geoportal from NAMRIA, Google Maps, and OpenStreet. The app …

Another Strong Tremor hits Nepal

A magnitude 7.3 earthquake jolted Nepal destroying collapsed structures further and killing 29 people. The epicenter was located at 68 km west of the town of Namche Bazaar, near Mount Everest, or 83 km east of Kathmandu, with a depth …

QUAKE RECORD as of March 2015

Two successive strong earthquakes rock Tonga and Samoa islands, Monday night, March 30. The first quake had a magnitude 6.4 and depth of 11 km located  109 km Northeast of Hihifo, Tonga. After 30 minutes, a 6.5 magnitude hit 99 km East-northeast …

QUAKE RECORD as of February 2015

 A 4.1-magnitude rattles Baguio City, Tuesday morning, Feb. 24. The quake was recorded at around 7:14 am and it is said not to cause any damages. The epicenter was located at 13 km southeast of the city with a depth of only …