Earthquakes list October 24, 2010

M 5.5      2010/10/24 23:15    Depth 125.5 km     BOUGAINVILLE REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
October 25, 2010 at 09:15 AM at epicenter – Send a “felt” report
Strong earthquake in the sea on top of the subduction zone near Bougainville island. Big depth is easing the impact a lot.

M 4.6      2010/10/24 17:44    Depth 5.0 km      WYOMING, UNITED STATES
11:44 AM at epicenter – Send a “felt” report
Same Magnitude and area than a few similar earthquakes a couple of months ago.

M 4.8      2010/10/24 15:13    Depth 113.6 km     SOUTHEAST OF THE LOYALTY ISLANDS
October 25, 2010 at 02:13 AM at epicenter – Send a “felt” report
Epicenter 65 km (40 miles) W of Ile Hunter, Loyalty Isl., New Caledonia. The Matthew and Hunter Islands are a group of two small and uninhabited volcanic islands in the South Pacific, located 300 km east of New Caledonia

M 4.5      2010/10/24 10:46    Depth 159.1 km      POTOSI, BOLIVIA
06:46 AM at epicenter – Send a “felt” report
Normal subduction depth for this area on the mainland

M 4.9      2010/10/24 09:26    Depth 457.6 km     FIJI REGION
09:26 PM (21:26) at epicenter – Send a “felt” report
Earthquake in the mantle of the earth. The mantle is the thick layer of hot, solid rock between the crust and the molten iron core.

M 5.1      2010/10/24 09:11    Depth 73.0 km     VANUATU
08:11 PM (20:11) at epicenter – Send a “felt” report
Harmless seaquake at a safe distance from the nearest islands

M 4.7      2010/10/24 08:20    Depth 35.0 km     SOUTH  OF THE SOUTH ISLAND, NEW ZEALAND
07:20 PM (19:20) at epicenter – Send a “felt” report
New seaquake south of the South Island – Strange earthquake as Geonet, the specialized New Zealand seismological institute has not published this tremor.
Please also read the detailed page of this earthquake – Click here

M 4.8      2010/10/24 04:13    Depth 9.0 km     CANTERBURY, CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND
07:20 PM (15:13) at epicenter – Send a “felt” report
Aftershock 10 km north-east of Christchurch. One of the first times just out in the Sea.

M 4.6      2010/10/24 02:17    Depth 10.0 km     VIRGIN ISLANDS REGION
October 23, 2010 at 10:17 PM at epicenter – Send a “felt” report
105 km (65 miles) N of ROAD TOWN, British Virgin Islands – Out in the Ocean

M 4.4      2010/10/24 00:52     Depth 40.0 km     SPITSBERGEN REGION
04:52 AM at epicenter – Send a “felt” report
On a fault line far away from the populated Svalbard or Greenland

Earthquakes occurred on October 23 UTC, but on October 24 local time

M 5.1      2010/10/23 18:37     Depth 10.0 km      MINDANAO, PHILIPPINES
October 24, 2010 at 02:37 AM at epicenter – Send a “felt” report
Epicenter 55 km (35 miles) SE of Surigao, Mindanao, Philippines. Close to Butuan a big city with a population of 250,353. Shallow depth. Light shaking reported in Butuan.

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