Regional Seismicity

Historical earthquakes magnitude 5.0 and larger

Map of historical earthquakes magnitude 5.0 and larger

Magnitude Legend

Earthquakes magnitude 2.0 and larger, 1980 - present

Map of earthquakes magnitude 2.0 and larger, 1980 - present

Magnitude Legend

Largest earthquakes in the region

Date Magnitude Type Longitude Latitude
1934/06/15 5.6 MS -59.00 61.50
1962/10/26 5.0 ML -57.50 60.80
1981/04/06 4.8 MN -61.33 61.94
1981/08/24 5.5 ML -59.29 61.32
1983/02/12 5.0 ML -59.55 60.91
1987/03/07 4.5 ML -58.94 61.15
1989/03/14 4.8 MB -59.27 61.30
1989/03/16 5.7 MN -70.06 60.06
1991/07/24 5.0 ML -58.71 60.91
1999/07/29 5.3 ML -58.02 60.90
2005/07/25 4.6 ML -58.89 61.02