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

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