Earthquakes list November 8, 2010

M 5.6      2010/11/08 21:40    Depth 114.7 km     NEW GUINEA, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
November 09, 2010 at 07:40:10 AM at epicenter
This earthquake looks more impressive than it is.
Initially reported as M 5.8, the value was afterwards decreased to M 5.6 but the depth of 115 km reduces the impact considerably.
Epicenter under the Papua New Guinean part of New Guinea.
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M 4.6      2010/11/08 14:16    Depth 36.8 km     PAGAI ISLANDS, SOUTHWEST OF SUMATRA, INDONESIA
09:16:25 PM (21:16) at epicenter
Moderate aftershock of the October 25 tsunami-earthquake
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M 4.7      2010/11/08 13:01    Depth 15.2 km     TAIWAN
09:01:21 PM (21:01) at epicenter
Weak but shallow earthquake in a wilderness area near Dongshan and Nansi. Because of the earthquake-proof build houses and the exact location of the epicenter, we are convinced that this earthquake would cause no problems.
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M 4.9      2010/11/08 11:45    Depth 4.1 km     SOLOMON ISLANDS
10:45:24 PM (22:45) at epicenter
If the location of the epicenter is confirmed, the epicenter is right under the island of New Giorgia and only a few kilometers from Mbiula and Canaan.
Chance on damage and/or injuries is limited as people do live in primitive houses made of wood.
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M 5.0      2010/11/08 07:37    Depth 10.0 km     MID-INDIAN RIDGE
12:37:09 PM at epicenter
Epicenter approx. 70 km from Martin-de-Viviès
Martin-de-Viviès is the only settlement of the French Southern and Antarctic Lands and île Amsterdam, it is on the North coast of île Amsterdam in the Indian Ocean, located at. The station houses about 20 scientists and staff. It has been in operation since 1 January 1981, superseding the first station, La Roche Godon. The base was named after Paul de-Martin-de-Viviès, who along with 10 others spent the winter of 1949 on île Amsterdam. (Source : Wikipedia)

M 4.0      2010/11/08 06:55    Depth 30.0 km     MADEIRA ISLANDS, PORTUGAL REGION
local time 06:55 AM 2010-11-08
In the middle between Portugal and Madeira. No people within hundred’s of kilometers (except people on ships).

M 5.0      2010/11/08 06:18    Depth 294.6 km    NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
04:18:29 PM (16:18) at epicenter
Very deep harmless earthquake near Cape Hollman, a New Britain peninsula and 50 km (30 miles) NNE of Kimbe, New Britain, PNG
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M 5.2      2010/11/08 06:08    Depth 24.8 km     GUAM REGION
04:08:01 PM (16:08) at epicenter
On top of the subduction zone and 135 km (85 miles) SW of HAGATNA, Guam
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Earthquakes occurred yesterday (UTC time), but today local time

M 4.8      2010/11/07 22:01    Depth 66.7 km     SULAWESI, INDONESIA
November 08, 2010 at 06:01:42 AM at epicenter
Epicenter in the sea in between the Togian Islands and Sulawesi.
The Togian Islands are an archipelago of 56 islands and islets, in the Gulf of Tomini, off the coast of Central Sulawesi, in Indonesia. The three largest islands are Batudaka, Togian, and Talatakoh. (Source : Wikipedia)
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M 5.7      2010/11/07 19:26    Depth 138.2 km     VOLCANO ISLANDS, JAPAN REGION
November 08, 2010 at 05:26:48 AM at epicenter
About 70 km from uninhabited Minami-Iwo island

M 4.2      2010/11/07 11:39    Depth 5.0 km     CANTERBURY, NEW ZEALAND
Monday, November 8 2010 at 0:39 am
Aftershock to the south west of Christchurch

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