Earthquakes list August 15, 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

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M 6.3      2010/08/15 15:09   Depth 192.6 NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
M 4.6      2010/08/15 12:36   Depth 57.0 COSTA RICA
M 4.8      2010/08/15 12:11   Depth 40.9 IONIAN SEA, GREECE
M 5.2      2010/08/15 11:53   Depth 7.3 TONGA
M 4.5      2010/08/15 08:38   Depth 11.7 FOX ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS, ALASKA (Aftershock)
M 4.9      2010/08/15 08:04   Depth 444.2 BANDA SEA
M 5.2      2010/08/15 07:50   Depth 10.0 NEUQUEN, ARGENTINA
+ so far 3 aftershocks (M 5.0, M 5.3 and M 5.0) near the Mariana Islands
M 4.5      2010/08/15 04:51   Depth 173.6
ORURO, BOLIVIA
M 4.9      2010/08/15 03:18   Depth 611.1 MORO GULF, MINDANAO, PHILIPPINES (Aftershock)
M 5.0      2010/08/15 03:04   Depth 51.6 NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA (Aftershock)
M 5.6      2010/08/15 02:10   Depth 44.5 NEAR THE EAST COAST OF KAMCHATKA, RUSSIA

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