Earthquakes list September 24, 2010

M 4.8      2010/09/24 20:13    Depth 521.5 km     KEPULAUAN BARAT DAYA, INDONESIA
Too deep to be even felt at this magnitude

M 5.6      2010/09/24 19:01    Depth 148.8 km     NORTHERN PERU
Please also read the detailed page of this earthquake

M 4.9      2010/09/24 17:56     Depth 12.6 km     TAIWAN REGION
Shallow seaquake approx. 60 km out of the coast of Hualien County

M 5.3      2010/09/24 14:55    Depth 51.6 km     IZU ISLANDS, JAPAN REGION
In the Philippine Sea at a distance of approx. 50 km from Torishima, a volcanic unpopulated  bird island (click for picture)Click here for a satellite close-up from Torishima

M 5.6   2010/09/24 07:47     Depth 200 km        NEW ZEALAND NORTH ISLAND
Please also read the detailed page of this earthquake

M 4.9      2010/09/24 07:40    Depth 45.7 km     MARIANA ISLANDS REGION
Moderate earthquake on top of a subduction zone, at approx. 200 km from Guam

M 4.3      2010/09/24 03:19    Depth 54.9 km      HOKKAIDO, JAPAN REGION
Seaquake in the coastal zone near Kushiro

M 4.5      2010/09/24 01:28    Depth 86.0 km      CHIAPAS, MEXICO
Very moderate earthquake 65 km SE from Tonala, Chiapas. Not so far from yesterday’s earthquake

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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

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 19, 2010

M 5.0      2010/09/19 15:03    Depth 52.7 km     EASTERN NEW GUINEA REG, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
50 km from Umboi Island (earthquake from yesterday) and 95 km from Lae

M 4.8      2010/09/19 14:03    Depth 34.2 km     IZU ISLANDS, JAPAN REGION
Moderate earthquake in the trench.

M 4.8      2010/09/19 13:45    Depth 89.2 km     LUZON, PHILIPPINES
Moderate aftershock with epicenter in the sea approx. 75 km from Manila !

M 4.7      2010/09/19 13:33    Depth 31.1 km      PHILIPPINE ISLANDS REGION
Moderate earthquake. Epicenter 345 km from Manila.

M 5.4      2010/09/19 11:51    Depth 35.0 km     VOLCANO ISLANDS, JAPAN REGION
Hunderd’s of km away from Iwo-Jila

M 4.9      2010/09/19 11:10    Depth 37.3 km     ANDAMAN ISLANDS, INDIA REGION
Moderate earthquake far away from the populated Andaman islands.

M 4.8      2010/09/19 09:54    Depth 35.2 km      STATE OF YAP, FED. STATES OF MICRONESIA
Aftershock of the 09:41 earthquake

M 5.0      2010/09/19 09:43    Depth 35.7 km      STATE OF YAP, FED. STATES OF MICRONESIA
Aftershock of the 09:41 earthquake

M 4.9      2010/09/19 09:41    Depth 34.2 km      STATE OF YAP, FED. STATES OF MICRONESIA
Moderate earthquake in the Mariana Trench, a subduction trench with a depth of nearly 11 km

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 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

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 August 30, 2010

M 5.3      2010/08/30 23:25   Depth 38.7 km TONGA
Nothing special, but a beautiful satellite view of a bended subduction fault line

M 4.9      2010/08/30 19:55   Depth 80 km KERMADEC ISLANDS, NEW ZEALAND
In the middle of the South Pacific Ocean

M 4.7       2010/08/30 13:40   Depth 220.7 km PAGAN REGION, NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS
Very deep in the mantle of the earth. 20 km from the island of Agrihan

M 4.9      2010/08/30 12:57   Depth 10.0 km REYKJANES RIDGE
In the middle of the North Atlantic ocean in between Greenland and Iceland

M 5.0      2010/08/30 12:35   Depth 10.0 km NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
New earthquake in the same area than 12 hours earlier. At a little more distance from Kimbe, but shallower.

M 4.1   2010/08/30 09:57   Depth 2 km POLAND
Relatively strong shallow earthquake for Poland. Near the cities of Jaczow and Ruszowice.

M 4.6      2010/08/30 09:39   Depth 136.0 km MYANMAR
Limited magnitude and deep enough to avoid problems.

M 5.0      2010/08/30 08:45   Depth 12.2 km TAIWAN REGION
A moderate but shallow earthquake near the northern coastal towns.
Click on the this text for a detailed report

M 4.6      2010/08/30 05:15   Depth 189.6 km TONGA
No problem at this depth and Magnitude

Niuafoʻou Island, Tonga, from space

Niuafoʻou Island from space - Image via Wikipedia

M 5.1      2010/08/30 04:44   Depth 10.0 km TONGA ISLANDS
Moderate shallow earthquake at least 100 km away from populated areas. This is the (active)  volcano island of Niuafo’ou, closest to the epicenter. Niuafo’ou is a shield volcano with a crater lake 23 meters above sea level.

M 4.7      2010/08/30 04:25   Depth 27.1 km SHIKOKU, JAPAN
Moderate earthquake in the subduction zone near the island (out in the sea).

M 5.1      2010/08/30 00:39   Depth 33.3 km NEW BRITAIN, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Only 15 km from Kimbe, with a population of more then 18,000 inhabitants, one of the major cities on the island.
Kimbe is a modern city with concrete buildings, which makes these constructions vulnerable if not build with earthquake proof methods. This explains our orange “moderate risk” label.

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 August 26, 2010

M 5.4      2010/08/26 15:08   Depth 283.5 km     NEAR THE WEST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
Powerful, but too deep to cause any problem. Right under the mainland and 51 km from Fukui. We will publish a detailed report within a couple of minutes.

M 4.7  2010-08-26   13:09   Depth 624 km !     FIJI REGION
Very very deep in the upper mantle of our planet, a dense hot layer of semi-solid rock.

Map of Timor, designed by Boffin

Image via Wikipedia

M 4.7  2010-08-26   09:45   Depth 10 km      TIMOR REGION
Remote coastal area on the island of Timor (West Timor = Indonesian part).  Serious shock because of the shallow depth of the earthquake and the immediate vicinity of a small village. Look at the gravel roads leading to the village and the patchwork of fields from the local people.

M 4.5      2010/08/26 08:02   Depth 124.5 km TONGA
At least 100 km from the nearest populated island

M 5.1      2010/08/26 04:21   Depth 139.2 km     BANDA SEA, INDONESIA
In the middle of the Banda Sea

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)
The page is regularly updated to add new quakes.
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.

Minor earthquakes are earthquakes without or with little damage risk.  In most cases these earthquakes have a Magnitude smaller than M 5.0 OR earthquakes with an hypocenter (depth) of more than 100 km OR earthquakes up to M 5.9 with an epicenter far away from populated areas.

Earthquakes list August 25, 2010

M 5.2      2010/08/25 22:57   Depth 10.0 km     TONGA
70 km out of the Tongo island of Eua (Eua National Park). A beautiful satellite view ofthe volcano arc and the ocean floor where one can clearly see that 1  tectonic plate is going underneath the other one (Pacific plate and Australian plate).

M 3.8      2010/08/25 17:20   Depth 4.9 km     CENTRAL CALIFORNIA, USA
Light earthquake at a short distance from Hearst Castle, a National Historic Landmark and known by many tourist. Click on the link for more details

M 5.1      2010/08/25 16:46   Depth 233.9 km     HALMAHERA, INDONESIA
Just on the northern tip of Pulau Morotai. Would be dangerous if shallow, but with a depth of 234 km it will be hardly felt.

M 4.6      2010/08/25 16:45   Depth 108.4 km     MINDANAO, PHILIPPINES
Light rather deep earthquake at least 70 km out of the coast

M 4.5   2010-08-25   13:51   Depth 10 km MOLUCCAS,  SERAM, INDONESIA
Shallow depth but not powerful enough to cause damage or injuries

M 5.0      2010/08/25 12:02   Depth 72.6 km CALAMA, ANTOFAGASTA, CHILE
Northern Chile is in constant motion this morning (local time).  This moderate quake, luckily rather deep at 72 km, occurred just 23 km to the South of Calama (population 143,084). We have given a preliminary color of orange because of the nearby city of Calama as the events took place only 15 minutes ago. If the Magnitude and depth numbers are confirmed, we will change our color coding to green.
Local newspaper El Mercurio de Calama just reported that people were frightened by the shock, but told also that NO disruption of the power took place.
Read also the testimonies in our Chile Facebook Page

Mina San JosèM 4.5      2010/08/25 11:36   Depth 35.1 km COPIAPO, ATACAMA,  CHILE
If the USGS location is adequate, the epicenter of this weak earthquake is only a couple of kilometers from the port of Caldera.
The epicenter of this earthquake was  only 60 km from San Jose Gold and Copper mine. The 33 (still alive) miners are surviving in a narrow space. It may take several months before the emergency teams can get the 33 miners out of their scary situation approx. 700 meters below the surface.
The authorities have reported that the rescue efforts are not hampered by this earthquake and that all actions are continuing as planned.
The area has regular powerful earthquakes, and additional concern for rescue teams. Read the article in La Nacion, Chile
Read also the testimonies in our Chile Facebook Page

M 4.8      2010/08/25 09:26   Depth 10.2 km OFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
Just on the subduction fault line. Epicenter far enough away from the coast.

M 5.4      2010/08/25 08:55   Depth 40.5 km MOLUCCA SEA, INDONESIA
Moderate earthquake in the middle of the Molucca Sea. Not dangerous

M 5.3      2010/08/25 06:25   Depth 173.7 km MINAHASA, SULAWESI, INDONESIA
Epicenter near Bolaanguki – Not dangerous

M 5.0      2010/08/25 04:06   Depth 9.9 km WESTERN INDIAN-ANTARCTIC RIDGE
In the middle of the ocean in between Australia and Antarctica

M 4.8      2010/08/25 02:35   Depth 122.5 km TARAPACA, CHILE
Northern part of Chile with a deep hypocenter under the desert

M 4.1      2010/08/25 02:29   Depth 35.0 km OFFSHORE JALISCO, MEXICO
No Aftershock from yesterday’s Magnitude 6.1 earthquake but on the eastern edge of the North American plate

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)
The page is regularly updated to add new quakes.
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.

Minor earthquakes are earthquakes without or with little damage risk.  In most cases these earthquakes have a Magnitude smaller than M 5.0 OR earthquakes with an hypocenter (depth) of more than 100 km OR earthquakes up to M 5.9 with an epicenter far away from populated areas.

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.

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