Earthquakes list October 15, 2010

Last update: October 15, 2010 at 7:07 am by By

M 4.7      2010/10/15 21:14     Depth 179.0 km     EASTERN HONSHU, JAPAN
October 16, 2010 at 06:14:49 AM at epicenter
60 km (40 miles) S of Aomori, Honshu, Japan. Too deep to create problems

M 5.1      2010/10/15 17:54     Depth 10.0 km     NORTHERN MID-ATLANTIC RIDGE
3:54:02 PM at epicenter
In the middle of the Atlantic Oceon where the 2 tectonic plates are spreading

M 4.6      2010/10/15 22:31    Depth 7 km     20 km south-west of Christchurch, New Zealand
10:31 PM at epicenter
This is an example of the many aftershocks which are still striking the Christchurch area. On October 14 we had a M 4.1 aftershock and and on October 13 even a M 5.0 at 20 km of Christchurch. None of these events have been reported by USGS or EMSC. We do not understand the system behind reporting or not reporting.

M 5.1      2010/10/15 12:43    Depth 48.9 km     OFF THE WEST COAST OF NORTHERN SUMATRA
7:43 PM at epicenter
Seaquake at a harmless depth between the island of Simeulue and the mainland of Sumatra. 207 km from Banda Aceh

M 4.4      2010/10/15 10:20    Depth 25.5 km     ARKANSAS
5:20:28 AM at epicenter.
Shallow depth at 25.5 km. Harmless earthquake at this magnitude. Epicenter near Bald Knob and 25 km from Conway.

M 5.1      2010/10/15 09:56    Depth 73.7 km      NEW IRELAND REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
7:56:52 PM at epicenter
Average depth without any potential danger. At least 50 km from the closest islands.

M 4.8      2010/10/15 07:39    Depth 121.1 km     TARAPACA, CHILE
4:39 AM at epicenter
Deep hypocenter (normal for this area) almost under the Salar de Surire National Monument. Close to the border with Bolivia.

M 4.1 2010-10-15   05:21      Depth 30 km    SOUTHERN ITALY
local time 07:21
Moderately shallow and weak earthquake only 8 km from Catanzaro, a town with 94,879 inhabitants. Closest village to the epicenter : Pentone (pop. 2,224)

M 4.8      2010/10/15 02:49    Depth 588.2 km     MORO GULF, MINDANAO, PHILIPPINES
10:49:07 AM at epicenter
Aftershock of a much more powerful earthquake which occurred at the same depth a couple of months ago.

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