Earthquakes list August 20, 2010

M 4.3 2010-08-20   23:19   Depth 1 km SOUTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA
Very shallow earthquake but luckily not powerful enough to be dangerous and in the middle of the wilderness..
M 6.4      2010/08/20 17:56   Depth 50.9
BOUGAINVILLE REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA

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M 4.8      2010/08/20 17:26   Depth 54.1 NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Aftershock from the M 7.3 earthquake from a couple of weeks ago
M 5.2      2010/08/20 16:57   Depth 10.0 KYRGYZSTAN
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M 5.3      2010/08/20 16:40   Depth 105.4 FOX ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS, ALASKA
Near the coastline of Akutan
M 5.0      2010/08/20 13:08   Depth 77.4 SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION
In the middle of the Southern Atlantic Ocean
M 4.9  2010-08-20   14:12   Depth 55 km SOUTH OF JAVA, INDONESIA
Moderate earthquake at least 120 km out in th sea. Not dangerous
M 5.0   08:47   Depth 85.8 km
NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Too far away in the Solomon Sea to harass the islands
M 4.3   06:14   Depth 9.5 km FOX ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS, ALASKA
Aftershock from the powerful M +6 earthquake from a couple of weeks ago
M 5.1   02:52   Depth 52.2 km ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS., ALASKA
Very active seismic area in an unpopulated part of the world
M 4.9   01:12   Depth 56.6 km PAGAN REGION, NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS
In the middle of the Pacific Ocean

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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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)

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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