Significant Earthquakes

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Plate boundary colours: Trench Transform Ridge

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Origin date/time (UTC) Mag Region (UK | Mag 7+) .sac data file Seismogram images View in Java Applet
24/08/14 23:21.41 7.0 42km Ene of Tambo, Peru
11/07/14 11:54.30 3.9 32km Wsw of Saint Helier, Jersey
07/07/14 11:23.58 7.1 8km NE of Puerto Madero, Mexico
29/06/14 07:52.57 7.1 152km Nw of Visokoi Island,
23/06/14 20:53.10 8.0 24km Se of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska
23/06/14 19:19.18 7.2 73km Sse of Raoul Island, New Zealand
19/04/14 13:27.59 7.5 75km Sw of Panguna, Papua New Guinea
18/04/14 14:27.29 7.5 37km N of Tecpan de Galeana, Mexico
18/04/14 06:50.51 3.5 1km Nw of Ashwell, United Kingdom
13/04/14 12:36.18 7.5 111km S of Kirakira, Solomon Islands
12/04/14 20:14.39 7.6 100km Sse of Kirakira, Solomon Islands
11/04/14 07:07.22 7.3 61km Sw of Panguna, Papua New Guinea
03/04/14 02:43.15 7.8 23km S of Iquique, Chile
01/04/14 23:46.45 8.0 99km Nw of Iquique, Chile
16/03/14 21:17.32 7.0 68km Wnw of Iquique, Chile
16/03/14 21:16.33 7.0 61km Nw of Iquique, Chile
20/02/14 13:21.30 4.1 17km Nnw of Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
17/11/13 09:04.57 7.8 Scotia Sea
16/11/13 03:34.31 7.4 Scotia Sea
25/10/13 17:10.16 7.5 Off the East Coast of Honshu, Japan
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These data files are derived from stations operated by schools around the UK. If you intend to use the data in future publications, please attribute the original data source. Please see the Stations page for data sources.

The .sac binary data format is a standard seismic data exchange format that can be read only with a seismic data reading program. For example, the AMASEIS program described in Using Amaseis datalogging and interpretation software (PDF).

Use of these data files is at the user's own risk. NERC/BGS accepts no liability whatever in respect of loss, damage, injury or other occurrence however caused.