Highlights

Mount Sinabung, a stratovolcano located in North Sumatra, Indonesia, has been active in recent years. Image credit: Dannie Hidayat

Sinabung volcano in Sumatra, Indonesia, has been almost continuously erupting in the last three years. It has been on the highest alert level since 2013. 

A magnitude-6.2 earthquake occurred about 300 km southeast of Bali Island on 9 June 2016 at approximately 12.13pm (Singapore Time).

For Judith Hubbard, Principal Investigator of the structural geology group and Assistant Professor at the Asian School of the Environment, this was her very first radio interview ever.

Last year, a magnitude-6.0 earthquake rocked the Sabah region of Malaysia. The quake triggered massive rock avalanches on Mount Kinabalu and tragically took the lives of 18 people on the mountain...

Shake map of the earthquake provided by USGS

A magnitude-7.2 deep earthquake occurred offshore northeastern Taiwan on 31 May 2016.

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Recent Earthquakes

SOURCE: US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY

Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 11:17
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 17:12
Sunday, June 19, 2016 - 09:47
Sunday, June 19, 2016 - 09:47
Friday, June 10, 2016 - 08:04
Friday, June 10, 2016 - 03:25
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 19:15
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 19:15
Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 16:25
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 22:56
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 05:23
Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 05:38
Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 05:38

Volcanic Activity

SOURCE: SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION