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

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