Earthquakes list March 16, 2011

Last update: March 17, 2011 at 7:31 am by By

M 5.1  2011/03/17 00:55     Depth 23.3 km  OFFSHORE VALPARAISO, CHILE
March 16, 2011 at 09:55:02 PM at epicenter
Moderate aftershock just out of the Papudo coast (Mainshock measured 5.4 a couple of hours earlier).
64 km (39 miles) N of Valparaiso, Valparaiso, Chile and 135 km (83 miles) NW of SANTIAGO, Region Metropolitana, Chile
Satellite map of the greater epicenter area

M 5.3  2011/03/16 22:36     Depth 24.7 km  VALPARAISO, CHILE
07:36:16 PM at epicenter
Moderate earthquake below the coast near Papudo and close to La Ligua
66 km (41 miles) NNE of Valparaiso, Valparaiso, Chile and 129 km (80 miles) NNW of SANTIAGO, Region Metropolitana, Chile
Satellite map of the greater epicenter area

M 5.0  2011/03/16 18:23     Depth 23.7 km  IZU ISLANDS, JAPAN REGION
March 17, 2011 at 03:23:08 AM at epicenter
Moderate seaquake, no other than water around.
Satellite map of the greater epicenter area

M 4.9  2011/03/16 17:12     Depth 12.0 km  AMURSKAYA OBLAST’, RUSSIA
March 17, 2011 at 02:12:39 AM at epicenter
Moderate shallow earthquake in a vast wilderness area.
208 km (129 miles) W of Neryungri, Russia
Satellite map of the greater epicenter area

M 4.6  2011/03/16 16:07     Depth 10.0 km  GREECE
06:07:23 PM at epicenter
Moderate seaquake close to Apollonia.
90 km (55 miles) NNW of Zakynthos, Greece
Satellite map of the greater epicenter area

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M 5.0  2011/03/16 13:42      Depth 33.7 km  DOMINICAN REPUBLIC / PUERTO RICO
09:42:32 AM at epicenter

UPDATE 17:01 UTC : USGS has revised the data. they should be M 5.4 at a depth of 56 km, still harmless
Moderate seaquake in the Atlantic ocean in between the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico
Harmless but felt very well on both islands
120 km (74 miles) NW of Mayaguez, Puerto Rico and 124 km (77 miles) ENE of La Romana, Dominican Republic
Satellite map of the greater epicenter area

M 6.0  2011/03/16 03:52     Depth 25.0 km  NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
12:52:05 PM at epicenter
Very dangerous shallow earthquake almost on the Shoreline near Choshi.
The powerful aftershocks are closer and closer to Tokyo. At this depth they can be very dangerous.
69 km (42 miles) SSE of Mito, Honshu, Japan and 95 km (59 miles) E of TOKYO, Japan
Satellite map of the greater epicenter area

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