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
18/07/15 02:27.33 7.5 75km Wnw of Lata, Solomon Islands
30/05/15 11:23.02 7.8 189km Wnw of Chichi-Shima, Japan
29/05/15 07:00.08 7.0 111km Nnw of Chirikof Island, Alaska
22/05/15 01:52.15 4.0 2km W of Ramsgate, United Kingdom
12/05/15 07:05.19 7.4 22km Se of Zham, China
07/05/15 07:10.22 7.2 149km Sw of Panguna, Papua New Guinea
05/05/15 01:44.07 7.4 133km Ssw of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea
01/05/15 08:06.05 7.1 110km Ssw of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea
25/04/15 06:11.25 7.5 35km E of Lamjung, Nepal
29/03/15 23:48.34 7.7 54km Se of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea
28/01/15 22:25.52 3.8 0km Wsw of Cottesmore, United Kingdom
15/11/14 02:31.42 7.3 154km Nw of Kota Ternate, Indonesia
14/10/14 03:51.38 7.4 64km S of Intipuca, El Salvador
17/09/14 06:14.49 7.1 34km Nnw of Piti Village, Guam
17/09/14 06:14.46 7.1 44km Nw of Piti Village, Guam
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
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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.