Earthquakes list August 14, 2010

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 page is regularly updated to add new quakes.
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.
The reference for the time zone is UTC (Coordinated Universal Time)
green color = NOT dangerous for damage or injuries
orange color = MODERATE risk for damage or injuries
red color = CONSIDERABLE risk for damage or injuries

M 6.6      2010/08/14 23:01   Depth 22.5 MARIANA ISLANDS REGION (Strong aftershock)
M 4.9      2010/08/14 22:56   Depth 212.3 NICOBAR ISLANDS, INDIA REGION
M 5.0      2010/08/14 20:18   Depth 25.9 PAKISTAN
M 5.1      2010/08/14 19:19   Depth 10.0 NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA (aftershock)
M 4.6      2010/08/14 18:48   Depth 9.2 OFF THE EAST COAST OF KAMCHATKA, RUSSIA
M 4.3      2010/08/14 18:25   Depth 54.9 OFFSHORE GUATEMALA
M 4.6      2010/08/14 17:50  Depth 40.3 KEPULAUAN SULA, INDONESIA
Since the Mariana Islands aftershocks message below, 6 aftershocks varying from M 4.7 until M 5.9 were felt by the fish in the ocean above and around the epicenter .
M 4.7      2010-08-14   14:15   Depth 40
HINDU KUSH REGION, AFGHANISTAN
M 4.9      2010/08/14 13:37   Depth 10 SOUTHWEST OF SUMATRA, INDONESIA
M 4.8      2010/08/14 11:02   Depth 143 SOUTHERN ALASKA
A lot of earthquakes today, but luckily most are away from houses and people or are very deep in the earth.
M 5.0      2010/08/14 10:36   Depth 36 NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
M 4.7      2010/08/14 09:11   Depth 506
SOUTH OF THE FIJI ISLANDS
M 5.1      2010/08/14 08:40   Depth 114
OFFSHORE SUCRE, VENEZUELA
We will only list the Mariana Island aftershocks if they exceed M 6.0
(because NO people will be affected)

M 5.2      2010/08/14 07:49   Depth 10
MARIANA ISLANDS REGION (aftershock)
M 6.3      2010/08/14 07:30   Depth 10 MARIANA ISLANDS REGION
M 4.7      2010/08/14 06:19   Depth 10 MARIANA ISLANDS REGION(aftershock)
M 4.4      2010/08/14 04:39   Depth 207 ECUADOR (aftershock)
M 4.9      2010/08/14 04:25   Depth 106 HOKKAIDO, JAPAN REGION
M 4.6      2010/08/14 03:16   Depth 10 MARIANA ISLANDS REGION(aftershock)
M 4.6      2010/08/14 02:24   Depth 10 VANUATU (aftershock)
M 5.2      2010/08/14 01:34   Depth 109 BONIN ISLANDS, JAPAN REGION
M 4.9      2010/08/14 01:32   Depth 35 JAVA, INDONESIA
M 5.1      2010/08/14 01:08   Depth 57 IRIAN JAYA, INDONESIA

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Earthquakes list August 9, 2010

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 page is regularly updated to add new quakes.
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.
The reference for the time zone is UTC (Coordinated Universal Time)

M 5.4      2010/08/09 22:21:44 Depth 32 km    ANDAMAN ISLANDS, INDIA REGION
M 5.2      2010/08/09 20:25:53 Depth 27 km TONGA
M 5.0       2010-08-09   20:11:47  Depth 642 km  MORO GULF, MINDANAO, PHILIPPINES (Aftershock)
M 4.6       2010-08-09   15:24:53    Depth 48 km NEW BRITAIN REGION, Papua New Guinea (aftershock)
M 5.1      2010/08/09 12:13:44   Depth  34 km  ARAUCANIA, CHILE
M 4.4      2010/08/09 07:14:46 Depth 35 km   EASTERN XIZANG, Tibet, China (aftershock)
M 4.2      2010/08/09 04:32:19 Depth 10 km     SOUTH OF PANAMA
M 5.2      2010/08/09 03:34:16 Depth 595 km  JAVA, INDONESIA
M 5.0      2010/08/09 02:54:52 Depth 53 km   EASTERN XIZANG, Tibet, China

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.

Indonesia – M 5.2 – Moderate and deep earthquake near Surabaya (Java)

Earthquake Report comment :
As this earthquake occurred at a depth of 595 km, only seismographs and a limited number of people will have noticed it. Surabaya is a city with 2,374,000 inhabitants.

Surabaya has no record of devastating earthquakes. Java and the waters near the island are hit regularly by major earthquakes with a lot of casualties. The last  devastating earthquake had a Magnitude of 7.0  and occurred in the afternoon of September 2, 2009. It killed 111 people, injured 1,297 and displaced 25,000 + a lot of damage to buildings and infrastructure.

Most important Earthquake Data:
Monday, August 09, 2010 at 10:34:15 AM at epicenter
Depth (Hypocenter) : 595 km
Geo-location(s) :
130 km (80 miles) NNE of Surabaya, Java, Indonesia
135 km (85 miles) NW of Sumenep, Madura, Indonesia
185 km (115 miles) N of Probolinggo, Java, Indonesia

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

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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