Moderate shallow M 4.8 earthquake rattles the greater Tokyo area

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Earthquake Report comment :
A moderate shallow earthquake struck the greater Tokyo area in the Japanese night.
Although it will probably not be dangerous, a lot of people woke up by the light shaking.
If the preliminary location will be confirmed, the epicenter lies in the immediate vicinity of Narita International airport.
16 minutes earlier another moderate earthquake of M 4.7 , but much deeper in the mantle of the earth, shook another part of Honchu

Most important Earthquake Data:
Magnitude : 4.8
Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at 05:31:53 AM at epicenter
Depth (Hypocenter) : 35 km
Geo-location(s) :
60 km (40 miles) E of TOKYO, Japan
70 km (45 miles) S of Mito, Honshu, Japan

Links to important maps
USGS Did You Feel It Map
Google satellite map of the area showing the kind of terrain the earthquake took place
USGS historic earthquakes map

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Earthquakes list September 13, 2010

M 4.7   2010-09-13   19:14    Depth 80 km     CENTRAL AFGHANISTAN
Epicenter bnear Khowst. Very deep not dangerous

M 5.3   2010-09-13   17:44    Depth 20 km    IZU ISLANDS, JAPAN REGION
Powerful seaquake in a subduction zone in the Philippine Sea, far out in the sea

M 5.0   2010-09-13   16:44    Depth 80 km    COQUIMBO, CHILE
Epicenter at intermediate depth near Salamanca and close to the high Andes

M 4.4   2010-09-13   11:48    Depth 60 km   EAST TIMOR REGION
50 km from Welaluhu in the Tomor Sea (Timor part of the island)

M 4.0      2010/09/13 10:07    Depth 5.0 km     NORTHWEST TERRITORIES, CANADA
Epicenter in a wilderness area in Nahanni National Park Reserve

M 4.8   2010-09-13   09:47     Depth 80 km     SUNDA STRAIT, INDONESIA
Moderate intermediate depth earthquake in the sea at the southern tip of Sumatra

M 4.7   2010/09/13   07:25     Depth 47 km    SOUTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA
Moderate harmless earthquake in the middle of the sea in between Pulau Tanamahsa and Sumatra

M 5.9      2010/09/13 07:15    Depth 176.9 km     SOUTHERN PERU
See detailed page behind this link

M 5.8      2010/09/13 05:47    Depth 59.5 km     HOKKAIDO, JAPAN REGION
See detailed page behind this link


M 5.1      2010/09/13 02:48    Depth 10.0 km     CENTRAL MID-ATLANTIC RIDGE
Powerful and shallow, but only the fish will be able to feel it.

M 4.4      2010/09/13 01:54    Depth 593.9 km     FIJI REGION
So deep that almost nobody will have felt it.

M 4.6      2010/09/13 01:35    Depth 10.0 km     RED SEA

Just in the middle of the Red Sea in between Saudi Arabia and Eritrea

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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

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Japan – M 5.8 – Powerful earthquake near the coast of Honshu

Earthquake Report comment :
1,269,000 people will have experienced light shaking (Mercalli IV).
Biggest towns in the area are Miyako (52,000), Morioka (295,000) and Hachinohe (239,000). All have probably experienced a Mercalli IV shaking.

Most important Earthquake Data:
Tuesday, August 10, 2010 at 03:50:37 PM at epicenter
Depth (Hypocenter) : 21 km
Geo-location(s) :
173 km (107 miles) E (99°) from Morioka, Honshu, Japan
236 km (146 miles) NE (55°) from Sendai, Honshu, Japan
516 km (320 miles) NE (34°) from TOKYO, Japan

Links to important maps
USGS Did You Feel It Map
Google satellite map of the area showing the kind of terrain the earthquake took place
USGS Shaking map
Report of the Japan Meteorological Agency

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.

Japan – M 4.8 – Light earthquake near the coast of Iwaki (Honshu)

Earthquake Report comment :
An active seismic area near the coast of Honshu, only 180 km north of Tokyo.Houses in infrastructure in Japan can withstand a lot stronger earthquakes than this one.

Most important Earthquake Data:
Wednesday, August 04, 2010 at 11:11:28 PM at epicenter
Depth (Hypocenter) : 45 km
Geo-location(s) :
55 km (35 miles) SE of Iwaki, Honshu, Japan
85 km (50 miles) ENE of Mito, Honshu, Japan
115 km (70 miles) SE of Koriyama, Honshu, Japan
180 km (110 miles) NE of TOKYO, Japan

Links to important maps
USGS Did You Feel It Map
Google satellite map of the area showing the kind of terrain the earthquake took place

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