Earthquakes list August 14, 2010

Useful information to read this daily earthquake list
This earthquake list covers minor and major earthquakes  in the world.
If a more detailed page is present, the earthquake line will be linked to the detailed page.
For your comfort, we will provide in most cases Google Satellite Map links to give you an idea where the earthquake struck, which terrain it happened and if villages or cities are located in the immediate vicinity.
The page is regularly updated to add new quakes.
Minor earthquakes are earthquakes without or with little damage risk.  In most cases these earthquakes have a Magnitude smaller than M 5.0 OR earthquakes with an hypocenter (depth) of more than 100 km OR earthquakes up to M 5.9 with an epicenter far away from populated areas.
The reference for the time zone is UTC (Coordinated Universal Time)
green color = NOT dangerous for damage or injuries
orange color = MODERATE risk for damage or injuries
red color = CONSIDERABLE risk for damage or injuries

M 6.6      2010/08/14 23:01   Depth 22.5 MARIANA ISLANDS REGION (Strong aftershock)
M 4.9      2010/08/14 22:56   Depth 212.3 NICOBAR ISLANDS, INDIA REGION
M 5.0      2010/08/14 20:18   Depth 25.9 PAKISTAN
M 5.1      2010/08/14 19:19   Depth 10.0 NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA (aftershock)
M 4.6      2010/08/14 18:48   Depth 9.2 OFF THE EAST COAST OF KAMCHATKA, RUSSIA
M 4.3      2010/08/14 18:25   Depth 54.9 OFFSHORE GUATEMALA
M 4.6      2010/08/14 17:50  Depth 40.3 KEPULAUAN SULA, INDONESIA
Since the Mariana Islands aftershocks message below, 6 aftershocks varying from M 4.7 until M 5.9 were felt by the fish in the ocean above and around the epicenter .
M 4.7      2010-08-14   14:15   Depth 40
M 4.9      2010/08/14 13:37   Depth 10 SOUTHWEST OF SUMATRA, INDONESIA
M 4.8      2010/08/14 11:02   Depth 143 SOUTHERN ALASKA
A lot of earthquakes today, but luckily most are away from houses and people or are very deep in the earth.
M 5.0      2010/08/14 10:36   Depth 36 NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
M 4.7      2010/08/14 09:11   Depth 506
M 5.1      2010/08/14 08:40   Depth 114
We will only list the Mariana Island aftershocks if they exceed M 6.0
(because NO people will be affected)

M 5.2      2010/08/14 07:49   Depth 10
M 6.3      2010/08/14 07:30   Depth 10 MARIANA ISLANDS REGION
M 4.7      2010/08/14 06:19   Depth 10 MARIANA ISLANDS REGION(aftershock)
M 4.4      2010/08/14 04:39   Depth 207 ECUADOR (aftershock)
M 4.9      2010/08/14 04:25   Depth 106 HOKKAIDO, JAPAN REGION
M 4.6      2010/08/14 03:16   Depth 10 MARIANA ISLANDS REGION(aftershock)
M 4.6      2010/08/14 02:24   Depth 10 VANUATU (aftershock)
M 5.2      2010/08/14 01:34   Depth 109 BONIN ISLANDS, JAPAN REGION
M 4.9      2010/08/14 01:32   Depth 35 JAVA, INDONESIA
M 5.1      2010/08/14 01:08   Depth 57 IRIAN JAYA, INDONESIA

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