Earthquakes list August 17, 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 reference for the time zone is UTC (Coordinated Universal Time)
The page is regularly updated to add new quakes.
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 4.9      2010/08/17 22:07   Depth 62.0 HALMAHERA, INDONESIA
M 4.6      2010/08/17 16:43   Depth 128.0 FLORES REGION, INDONESIA
M 4.6      2010/08/17 15:59   Depth 35.0 PAKISTAN
M 4.9      2010/08/17 15:27   Depth 10.0 FOX ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS, ALASKA
M 4.6      2010/08/17 14:43   Depth 18.8 UNIMAK ISLAND REGION, ALASKA
M 4.2      2010/08/17 11:37   Depth 10.0 VANCOUVER ISLAND, CANADA REGION
M 5.2      2010/08/17 10:43   Depth 35.0 KERMADEC ISLANDS, NEW ZEALAND
M 5.2      2010/08/17 03:22   Depth 85.8 NORTHERN PERU
M 4.3      2010/08/17 02:49 Depth 5.0 WYOMING
M 5.3      2010/08/17 01:39 Depth 35.0 ANDAMAN ISLANDS, INDIA REGION

QuakeSOS is a FREE iPhone application developed by Armand Vervaeck, the creator and main contributor to Earthquake Report. The Application simplifies immediate group communication to friends and family members (with your exact GPS location) and is constantly feeding the users with “Earthquake Report” news. Together with your own family and friends, QuakeSOS will be your closest earthquake friend.

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.

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