Earthquakes list August 23, 2010

M 6.1      2010/08/24 02:12   Depth 10.0 km OFF THE COAST OF JALISCO, MEXICO
Read the detailed report by clicking on the link.

M 4.5  2010-08-23   20:49   Depth 1 km SOUTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA
Near the border with Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan

M 4.9  2010-08-23   13:57   Depth 30 km ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS
An area in the Bering Sea with a lot of volcanoes and a lot of earthquakes

M 4.5  2010-08-23   10:15   Depth 621 km FLORES SEA
Too deep to be felt well by people

M 4.8  2010-08-23   09:01   Depth 31 km MARIANA ISLANDS REGION
Aftershock of the Mariana islands M 6.9 earthquake from August 13

M 4.6      2010/08/23 05:58   Depth 145.9 km KURIL ISLANDS
Location of frequent earthquakes in between Japan and Russia

M 4.9      2010/08/23 03:46   Depth 526.2 km SOUTH OF THE FIJI ISLANDS
With only Ocean floor near the epicenter, we guess only the deep sea fish can testify about this earthquake.

M 4.9      2010/08/23 02:53   Depth 32.8 km UNIMAK ISLAND REGION, ALASKA
Regular earthquakes the last days and weeks. Subduction zone with a lot of (beautiful) volcanoes (can be seen very well on the Google satellite map).

M 5.5      2010/08/23 01:08   Depth 121.6 km GUAM REGION
New location, much nearer to Guam, but fortunately very deep = little impact on the island

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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