Earthquakes list August 22, 2010

4.8      2010/08/22 21:48   Depth 593.5 km MORO GULF, MINDANAO, PHILIPPINES
Aftershock from the M 7.6 on July 23

5.0      2010/08/22 20:20   Depth 83.9 km BOUGAINVILLE REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Aftershock from the M 6.4 earthquake from August 20

M 5.2  2010-08-22   Depth 16 km IONIAN SEA, GREECE, ZAKYNTHOS
Dangerous shallow seaquake near the island of Zakynthos. Details will follow soon.

M 5.6      2010/08/22 09:33   Depth 49.0 km MARIANA ISLANDS REGION
Other area than the M 6.9 earthquake from August 13,  now north of the Mariana Islands.  Not dangerous. Right on the edge of the trench.

M 4.7      2010/08/22 08:15   Depth 36.3 km SIMEULUE, INDONESIA
Aftershock of yesterday’s earthquake

M 5.1      2010/08/22 08:06   Depth 126.8 km POTOSI, BOLIVIA
Deep earthquake near the beautiful Salar de Uyuni. Not dangerous.

M 4.0      2010/08/22 07:07   Depth 111.1 km GUERRERO, MEXICO
Too deep with very light impact on people. Most people will not have been awakened from their sleep.

M 4.3  2010-08-22   06:43   Depth 1 km NORTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA
Very shallow earthquake, luckily with a low Magnitude.

M 4.5      2010/08/22 06:13   Depth 35.2 km NEAR THE COAST OF NORTHERN PERU
The Nazca and South American plates are very busy today.  Only 45 km from Piura, a city with 325,000 inhabitants.

M 4.2      2010/08/22 04:51   Depth 90.2 km ANTOFAGASTA, CHILE
Northern (desert) part of Chile. Other tectonic area (but the same Nazca and South American plates)  than Bio Bio or Libertdor O’Higgins.

M 5.0      2010/08/22 03:50   Depth 25.6 km OFFSHORE BIO-BIO, CHILE
Aftershock of the February 27 earthquake

M 4.5      2010/08/22 01:25   Depth 46.6 km LIBERTADOR O’HIGGINS, CHILE
Here we go again. Since August 9 the Chileans were free of relatively strong aftershocks, the longest period since the devastating earthquake from February 27 when a major Magnitude 8.8 struck the same area, making 577 casualties.

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

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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