Earthquakes list September 12, 2010

M 4.1      2010/09/12 20:09    Depth 5.0 km     WYOMING, USA
Feeble earthquake in Teton National Forest, 40 km from Jackson. This time in a slightly different area than a couple of weeks ago.

M 5.2      2010/09/12 16:35    Depth 36.8 km      MINDANAO, PHILIPPINES
Location of the epicenter has a big error margin. About 30 km out of the coast.

M 4.7      2010/09/12 14:41    Depth 58.2 km     KURIL ISLANDS
On top of the subduction area near the Kuril Kamchatka trench. Not dangerous

M 4.9      2010/09/12 13:01    Depth 27.9 km     EASTERN KAZAKHSTAN

Moderate earthquake in virgin like nature. Only nomads will have felt this earthquake.

M 5.0      2010/09/12 09:10    Depth 135.1 km     NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Only 5 km from the beaches of Duke of York Island, and also close to the eastern shores of New Britain Island.  The area is a very complicated tectonic zone wit a lot of subduction zones. Earthquakes with this Magnitude are mostly harmless. The main dangers can come from local tsunamis generated by undersea landslides in the trenches which are clearly visible on this satellite picture

M 5.4      2010/09/12 07:40    Depth 48.9 km     ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS., ALASKA
A very active earthquake area in a distant but beautiful area of Alaska. 50 km from Tanaga Volcano.

M 4.8      2010/09/12 07:05    Depth 34.6 km     SAMOA ISLANDS REGION
One of a number of earthquakes in the same subduction area. Nearest island : Niuatoputapu (Tonga). One of the villages on the island (Falehau) was extensively damaged by a tsunami after a M 8.0 earthquake struck the Samoan Islands area on September 29 2009. Panoramio picture of the shores of Falehau

M 5.3      2010/09/12 06:00    Depth 10.0 km     BALLENY ISLANDS REGION

Epicenter in the Southern Ocean. The 3th moderate earthquake in a couple of days in the same area

M 5.3      2010/09/12 06:00   Depth 10.1 km     SOUTH OF AUSTRALIA
In the Southern Sea, closer to Antarctica then to Australia and New Zealand

M 4.6      2010/09/12 05:25   Depth 199.8 km      NICARAGUA
Deep harmless earthquake on the shores of Lago de Nicaragua, 40 km from Rivas

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List of Magnitude +4 minor earthquakes of July 30

Magnitude 5.3      2010/07/30 11:39:56 Depth 62 km MOLUCCA SEA – Indonesia

Friday, July 30, 2010 at 07:39:56 PM at epicenter

167 km (104 miles) NNW (330°) from Ternate, Moluccas, Indonesia
209 km (130 miles) ENE (71°) from Manado, Sulawesi, Indonesia

Earthquake Report remark : At least 100 km out of the coast of the Indonesian islands.
Almost none to very light shaking in the coastal areas is expected.


Magnitude 4.8      2010/07/30 07:53:29 Depth 30 km     KURIL ISLANDS – Russia

Friday, July 30, 2010 at 07:53:29 PM at epicenter

60 km from the (beautiful) Volcanic islands of Kraternyy and Ostrov Ketoy
436 km (271 miles) ENE (64°) from Kuril’sk, Kuril Islands
481 km (299 miles) SSW (209°) from Severo-Kuril’sk, Kuril Islands, Russia

Earthquake Report remark : A very active seismic area (with a lot of volcanoes)


Magnitude 5.2      2010/07/30 04:37:21 Depth 10 km     BALLENY ISLANDS REGION

Friday, July 30, 2010 at 02:37:20 PM at epicenter

695 km (430 miles) NW of Young Island, Balleny Islands
810 km (500 miles) SSW of Macquarie Island, Australia

Earthquake Report remark : Open ocean earthquake in between Australia and Antarctica


Magnitude 4.5      2010/07/30 01:48:48 Depth 53 km KAMCHATKA, RUSSIA

Friday, July 30, 2010 at 01:48:47 PM at epicenter

90 km (55 miles) ESE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia
330 km (205 miles) NE of Severo-Kuril’sk, Kuril Islands, Russia

Earthquake Report remark : This is a foreshock of the much stronger M 6.2 earthquake who struck 2 hours later in the same area


Magnitude 4.6      2010/07/30 01:04:31 Depth 10 km     CHINA – EASTERN XIZANG (Tibet)

Friday, July 30, 2010 at 09:04:30 AM at epicenter

110 km (70 miles) NNE of Pula (Nyingchi), Xizang (Tibet), China
230 km (145 miles) WSW of Qamdo, Xizang (Tibet), China
295 km (185 miles) ESE of Nagqu, Xizang (Tibet), China
2220 km (1370 miles) WSW of BEIJING, Beijing, China


Magnitude 4.7      2010/07/30 00:22:10       Depth : 71.4 km     MINDORO, PHILIPPINES

Friday, July 30, 2010 at 08:22:10 AM at epicenter

35 km (20 miles) WSW of Calapan, Mindoro, Philippines
60 km (40 miles) SSW of Batangas, Luzon, Philippines
155 km (95 miles) S of MANILA, Philippines
175 km (110 miles) WSW of San Pedro, Luzon, Philippines

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