Earthquakes list September 7, 2010

M 4.9      2010/09/07 20:51   Depth 47.5 km     SOUTHERN QINGHAI, CHINA
Not really dangerous, but for the people of Yushu, a traumatic experience. Yushu is only 50 km from this epicenter.
Yushu was devastatated on April 13 by a 6.9 Magnitude earthquake.  More than 3000 people lost their life.

M 5.2      2010/09/07 19:54   Depth 15.5 km      SOUTHERN EAST PACIFIC RISE
On top of a fault line in the middle of the South Pacific Ocean

M 5.1      2010/09/07 19:49   Depth 1 km      CHRISTCHURCH, SOUTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND
Aftershock 10 km northwest of Diamond Harbour. Very close to the city !

M 6.2      2010/09/07 16:13   Depth 10.0 km      FIJI REGION
Read our extensive report page

M 5.5      2010/09/07 15:41   Depth 4.6 km       KYRGYZSTAN
Read our detailed page published minutes after the earthquake occurred

M 5.4      2010/09/07 12:49   Depth 35.5 km       FIJI REGION
Far enough away from Alo to call this seaquake harmless.
Alo (also known unofficially as Tu`a or the Kingdom of Futuna) is one of three official chiefdoms of the French territory of Wallis and Futuna in Oceania in the South Pacific Ocean.

M 5.0      2010/09/07 11:30   Depth 30.3 km       KURIL ISLANDS
Epicenter near the Kuril-Kamchatka trench (subduction zone)

M 4.9      2010/09/07 07:22   Depth 35.0 km     SOUTHWEST OF SUMATRA, INDONESIA
Moderate aftershock in the same area as the M 5.8 earthquake earlier today

M 4.2      2010/09/07   05:54   Depth 25.0 km     KODIAK ISLAND REGION, ALASKA
Weak earthquake in the Gulf of Alaska at a moderate distance from Kodiak Island

M 5.3      2010/09/07   02:11    Depth 27.9 km      SOUTHERN IRAN
Dangerous shallow earthquake near a lot of villages. Click here for a  detailed report.


M 4.9      2010/09/07   01:42    Depth 390.4 km      FIJI REGION

Too deep to cause problems

M 5.8      2010/09/07   00:57    Depth 34.1 km      SOUTHWEST OF SUMATRA, INDONESIA
Very powerful earthquake but luckily far enough from the coast line that it poses no danger for the population.


seismograph - recordingUseful 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, also called GMT)
The page is regularly updated to add new earthquakes.
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.

Earthquakes list September 6, 2010

M 5.0      2010/09/06 20:58   Depth 35.3 km     VANUATU
Aftershock of the M 7.3 earthquake in the same area on August 10. Not dangerous

M 5.2      2010/09/06 17:15   Depth 131.3 km     SOUTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA
Harmless because of the depth. Epicenter near Kota Agung, Sumatra.  Next to Bukit Lumut Balai, an eroded stratovolcano with active fumarole fields.

M 5.5      2010/09/06 13:46   Depth 17.5 km     SOLOMON ISLANDS
Read our detailed report on this earthquake

M 5.4      2010/09/06 11:40   Depth 9 km      SOUTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND
M 5.2      2010/09/06 11:24   Depth 9 km       SOUTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND
See our extensive report by clicking on this paragraph

M 5.2      2010/09/06 09:54   Depth 35.0 km     KERMADEC ISLANDS, NEW ZEALAND
Seaquake 100 km from l’Esperance Rock. Epicenter right on the slopes of the deep Kermadec Trench.
The Kermadec Islands are located on an Volcano Island Arc, thanking it’s existence at the subduction of the Pacific plate under the Indo-Australian plate.

M 5.5      2010/09/06 07:24   Depth 213.3 km     TONGA
EMSC has other values : M 6.0 and a depth of 212 km. Both values are harmless

M 5.1      2010/09/06 04:02   Depth 55.5 km     NEAR NORTH COAST OF NEW GUINEA, P.N.G.
In the wilderness area of Papua New Guinea.  Almost a daily experience in this part of the world.

M 4.9      2010/09/06 03:20   Depth 18.2 km      BIO-BIO, CHILE
After some weeks of relative quiet, again a powerful aftershock. Near Lebu and Arauco

M 4.7      2010/09/06 03:08   Depth 69.0 km      MINDANAO, PHILIPPINES
Not powerful enough to create damage or injuries. Same area as the earthquake from yesterday, but closer to the coastline.

M 4.9      2010/09/06 02:49   Depth 155.9 km      COSTA RICA
Epicenter in the border area with Nicaragua. Harmless because of the depth of the hypocenter

seismograph - recordingUseful 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, also called GMT)
The page is regularly updated to add new earthquakes.
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.

Earthquakes list September 5, 2010

M 5.4      2010/09/05 23:48   Depth 523.6 km      SOUTH OF THE FIJI ISLANDS
Hypocenter in the mantle of the earth. Nobody will feel it.

M 4.9      2010/09/05 20:33   Depth 71.4 km     NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Moderate relatively deep earthquake very near the following villages : Sieigit, Dulagoa, Hulem and Utkihu

M 5.4      2010/09/05     17:34   Depth 35.0 km     HALMAHERA, INDONESIA
Dangerous shallow earthquake with an epicenter right under Pulau Bacan, an island with 3 volcanoes.
Labuha, a small port town is only a few kilometers away from the epicenter (if confirmed afwterwards).
If the epicenter will be confirmed, Labuha will be at risk.  Although we have no exact number of the Labuha population, the satellite image gives a clue it must be at least several thousand.

M 5.0      2010/09/05 16:27   Depth 35.0 km     ANATAHAN REG., NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS
Epicenter at a safe distance of the Northern Mariana islands

M 4.9      2010/09/05 16:06   Depth 167.2 km     ORURO, BOLIVIA
An earthquake with a normal harmless depth near the Salar de Coipasa and Salar de Uyuni

M 5.0      2010/09/05 12:19   Depth 72.9 km     MINDANAO, PHILIPPINES
Deep moderate earthquake at least 50 km out in the sea. No problem

M 4.0      2010/09/05 10:41   Depth 4.3 km     CENTRAL ALASKA
Weak earthquake in Tanana Valley State Forest. Closest villages are Fort Greely and Tok.

M 4.1      2010/09/05 10:35   Depth 35.0 km     OFF THE COAST OF JALISCO, MEXICO
An aftershock of the heavy (but safe) Magnitude 6.1  earthquake from August 24

M 5.0      2010/09/05 10:07   Depth 94.7 km     KEPULAUAN TALAUD, INDONESIA
Too deep to cause any problems for the neighboring islands of Salawesi Utara and the Sangir Islands (about 50 km from the epicenter)

M 4.6      2010/09/05 09:08   Depth 15.7 km     SOUTHWEST OF SUMATRA, INDONESIA
Moderate on a safe distance from Bengkulu, Sumatra

M 5.3      2010/09/05 08:20   Depth 56 km     EASTERN NEW GUINEA REG, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
110 km from Lae. Near Kelanoa, Tunga and Sikikia. Based on the depth, we call this earthquake green = very limited chance on damage or injuries.

M 4.8      2010/09/05 03:43   Depth 48.2 km      KERMADEC ISLANDS, NEW ZEALAND
Moderate earthquake near a subduction trench at a safe distance from the tiny Kermadec Islands archipelago

M 4.8      2010/09/05 01:49   Depth 196.8 km      VANUATU
A moderate earthquake, but almost on the beaches of Melva, Magam and Olal on the Vanuatu island of Ambrym. Look at the 2 beautiful volcano craters on this island

M 4.5      2010/09/05 00:46   Depth 10.0 km      OFF THE COAST OF OREGON
An epicenter 165 km from Coos Bay. Same area had a number of similar earthquakes the last several weeks

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, also called GMT)
The page is regularly updated to add new earthquakes.
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.

Earthquakes list September 4, 2010

M 5.1      2010/09/04 23:00   Depth 16.1 km      SOUTHWEST INDIAN RIDGE
In the middle of the Indian Ocean, far away from populated islands

Ml 5.2  2010/09/04 19:06 (local time 03:06)  Depth 78 km TAIWAN – HUALIEN CITY
Epicenter in the Philippine Sea 90 km out of the coast. Not dangerous because of the depth

M 4.7      2010/09/04 17:18   Depth 61.4 km     SALTA, ARGENTINA
Series of moderate relatively deep earthquakes without danger. Today’s earthquake was almost under Salta, a main city in that area. The quake will have been felt by a lot of people.

M 5.0      2010/09/04 14:11   Depth 35.0 km     IRIAN JAYA, INDONESIA
Epicenter in the same wilderness area than the 2 earthquakes from 11 hours ago

M 5.4      2010/09/04 11:51   Depth 35.0 km     SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION
Moderate earthquake in a volcano arc and to the south of last weak earthquakes.

M 4.9      2010/09/04 11:37   Depth 10.1 km     EASTERN NEW GUINEA REG, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Papua New Guinea daily portion of earthquakes, today quite close (10 km) to the coastal towns of Waibula and Wataluma on Goudenough island. The island is only 39 km in diameter and from the coastline,  a cloud catcher mountain  (Mount Vineuo) risis 2,536 meter above the sea. Cloud catcher = one of the places in the world with the most rainfall.

M 5.3      2010/09/04 11:30   Depth 34.7 km NEAR THE COAST OF CENTRAL PERU
55 km from Ica – Quite powerful earthquake – Local press agencies are reporting that NO damage has been noticed.

M 6.1      2010/09/04 08:52   Depth 37.1 km     TONGA
See detailed report by clicking on this link

M 4.9      2010/09/04 07:50   Depth 153.9 km     NORTHERN PERU
Too deep to cause any problems. Near the city of Pucallpa !

M 4.8      2010/09/04 07:49   Depth 54.7 km     NEAR THE COAST OF CENTRAL PERU
Near Zona Reservada San Fernando – No roads or villages near the epicenter

M 5.1      2010/09/04 04:55   Depth 8.0 km         SOUTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND
A powerful aftershock. Might cause more problems with unstable buildings who did suffer from the first heavy earthquake.

M 5.1      2010/09/04 03:39   Depth 71.2 km     IRIAN JAYA , INDONESIA
Quiet deep and in the middle of the jungle

M 5.6      2010/09/04 03:14   Depth 40.3 km     IRIAN JAYA,  INDONESIA
In the wilderness of the Indonesian part of Papua New Guinea. Far away from villages

M 4.7      2010/09/04 01:26   Depth 27.5 km     FOX ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS, ALASKA
Aftershock of the more powerful earthquake from a couple of weeks ago. Just on the subduction ridge (see link)

M 4.5      2010/09/04 00:23   Depth 7.1 km         NORTHWEST TERRITORIES, CANADA
Near Nahanni National Park. Epicenter in a wilderness area

seismograph - recordingUseful 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, also called GMT)
The page is regularly updated to add new earthquakes.
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.

Earthquakes list September 3, 2010

M 5.0      2010/09/03 22:12   Depth 93.8 km     SAN JUAN, ARGENTINA
Deep quake quite close to San Martin and San Juan, but because of the depth not damaging

M 5.3      2010/09/03 21:15   Depth 66.4 km     HOKKAIDO, JAPAN REGION
Moderate earthquake near the coast of Kushiro

M 4.8      2010/09/03 20:00   Depth 61.9 km     MARIANA ISLANDS REGION
Aftershock – same area as the preceding weeks

M 4.9      2010/09/03 19:57   Depth 45.6 km     MARIANA ISLANDS REGION
Aftershock – same area as the preceding weeks

M 5.6      2010/09/03 17:06   Depth 61.2 km     SOUTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA
Quit deep and probably not damaging. Detailed report

M 5.7      2010/09/03 16:53   Depth 17.4 km     SOUTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND
Powerful aftershock

M 7.0      2010/09/03 16:35   Depth 12.0 km     SOUTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND
Massive earthquake, please read all in our extensive reporting

6.3      2010/09/03 11:16   Depth 50.8 km     ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS., ALASKA
See extensive report by clicking on this link

M 4.9      2010/09/03 10:58   Depth 286.3 km FLORES SEA
Very deep in the earth’s mantle. No problem.

M 5.1      2010/09/03 04:19   Depth 10.0 km     MID-INDIAN RIDGE
In the middle of the Indian Ocean

M 4.3      2010/09/03 04:13   Depth 458.2 km     SEA OF OKHOTSK
Very, very deep moderate earthquake near Kamchatka

M 5.0      2010/09/03 04:00   Depth 35.0 km     VANUATU
Serious aftershock almost on the beaches of Efate and a short distance from Port-Vila

M 4.5      2010/09/03 02:32   Depth 35.0 km     SOUTH OF ALASKA
Moderate earthquake right on the subduction ridge of the volcano arc

M 5.0      2010/09/03 02:29   Depth 47.7 km     NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Moderate aftershock in the wilderness of New Britain 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, also called GMT)
The page is regularly updated to add new earthquakes.
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.

Earthquakes list September 2, 2010

M 4.6      2010/09/02 16:12   Depth 28.5 km     NICOBAR ISLANDS, INDIA REGION
Moderate earthquake without danger

M 5.0      2010/09/02 13:28   Depth 55.3 km     NORTH-EASTERN PERU
Moderate earthquake in the wilderness area of north-eastern Peru. Look on the sattelite image to the Rio Huallago, one of the feeding rivers of the Amazon river.

4.6      2010/09/02 08:01   Depth 34.7 km     NIAS REGION, INDONESIA
Moderate seaquake in the subduction zone of the islands in front of Sumatra.

"The Tower of Prayer" at Cape Sōya. ...

Monument for the victims of the Korean Air 007 plane, shooted down as a spy plane by the Russians - Image via Wikipedia

4.8      2010/09/02 07:08   Depth 43.5 km      SAKHALIN, RUSSIA
Moderate earthquake under the Sakhalin island.
Sakhalin belongs to Russia but was also claimed by Japan.
On May 28, 1995, an earthquake measuring 7.5 on the Richter scale occurred, killing 2,000 people in the town of Neftegorsk.

Sakhalin might be known by older people for the shooting down by the Russians of a Korean Air flight 007.Korean Air Flight 007, a South Korean civilian airliner, flew over Sakhalin and was shot down just west of Sakhalin island near the smaller Moneron Island by the Soviet Union on 1 September 1983 who claimed it was a spy plane. All 269 passengers and crew died, including a U.S. Congressman, Larry McDonald.
4.7      2010/09/02 06:57   Depth 120.9 km      VOLCANO ISLANDS, JAPAN REGION
Deep earthquake on a location where in the far future new islands will be born. Especially look at the many beatifully shaped volcano mountains under the water level. Beautiful example of a volcano arc.

M 4.2   2010/09/02 03:53   Depth 2 km         GREECE
Moderate earthquake under a farming area and near Peristerion (population 137,659).

M 4.8      2010/09/02 00:57   Depth 13.2 km     SIMEULUE, INDONESIA

Part of a number of aftershocks around the island of Simeulue, tectonically very active. Epicenter near the shores.

M 5.1      2010/09/02 00:16   Depth 30.1 km ANDAMAN ISLANDS, INDIA REGION
Although the Andaman Islands are used to get earthquake shocks, this one is very close to Anderson Island. We will follow up this earthquake and bring information when it becomes available

seismograph - recordingUseful 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, also called GMT)
The page is regularly updated to add new earthquakes.
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.

Earthquakes list September 1, 2010

M 4.8      2010/09/01 21:37   Depth 536.3 km FIJI REGION
Very deep moderate earthquake

M 4.4      2010/09/01 16:42   Depth 54.2 km SOUTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA
Not powerful enough to cause problems

M 4.8      2010/09/01 14:34   Depth 35.0 km VANUATU
Aftershock from the Vanuatu massive earthquake from August 10 (M 7.3)

M 4.7      2010/09/01 12:24   Depth 66.8 km EASTERN NEW GUINEA REG, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Almost on the airport strip of Sialum and Konge.  Luckily only M 4.7 because the area would be very dangerous because of a lot of villages and activity

M 4.4      2010/09/01 11:13   Depth 27.4 km SIMEULUE, INDONESIA
Close to the shores of the island of Simeulue, but not dangerous with this Magnitude

M 5.0      2010/09/01 07:32   Depth 38.4 km NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
Depending on the data source 38 to 60 km depth.
Out in the sea and about 30 km from Kinkasan Island and Oshika Peninsula.

M 4.2      2010/09/01 05:41   Depth 163.0 km DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
Looks moderately powerful, but due to the depth will have been hardly felt. Although the quake occurred under land at only 45 km from La Romana and Juan Dolio areas, a region full with holiday resorts.

M 4.9      2010/09/01 02:57   Depth 157.3 km MARIANA ISLANDS REGION
Deep aftershock

M 5.1      2010/09/01 01:46   Depth 40.3 km NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Aftershock out of the coast in the subduction area

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, also called GMT)
The page is regularly updated to add new earthquakes.
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.

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