Earthquakes list August 19, 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 5.0      2010/08/19 22:19   Depth 35.0 km ANDAMAN ISLANDS, INDIA REGION
(Far away from the islands)
M 5.2      2010/08/19 22:13   Depth 61.5 km GUATEMALA
(see detailed report)
M 4.7      2010/08/19 13:41   Depth 41.3 km MARIANA ISLANDS REGION
(Aftershock, far away from the neighboring islands)
M 4.7      2010/08/19 09:27   Depth 10.0 km KURIL ISLANDS
(Islands used by the Soviets for mainly military purposes, epicenter near the coastline (distance of 15 km from Burevestnik (Military) Airport), but M 4.7 is a light earthquake in this area of the world))
M 4.5      2010/08/19 09:20   Depth 15.5 km FOX ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS, ALASKA
(An aftershock of a major earthquake in the same area a couple of weeks ago)
M 4.7      2010/08/19 08:49   Depth 147.0 VERACRUZ, MEXICO
(very deep, not dangerous)
M 4.7      2010/08/19 06:57   Depth 10.0 km REYKJANES RIDGE
(in the middle of the ocean)
M 5.1      2010/08/19 05:12   Depth 91.1 km SOLOMON ISLANDS
(deep + in the ocean)
M 4.9      2010/08/19 03:31   Depth 10.0 km SOUTH OF JAVA, INDONESIA
(far away from the coastline)
M 5.2      2010-08-18   23:33  Depth  369 IZU ISLANDS, JAPAN REGION
(very deep, ocean)
M 4.4      2010/08/19 00:04   Depth 7.2 KODIAK ISLAND REGION, ALASKA
(uninhabited islands)

QuakeSOS has been developed to help actively people who are caught in an earthquake + delivers "Earthquake Report" information on your iPhoneQuakeSOS 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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