Earthquakes list March 29, 2011

Last update: March 29, 2011 at 10:02 pm by By

M 4.8      2011/03/29 14:30     Depth 41.4 km      NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
March 30, 2011 at 12:30:02 AM at epicenter
Moderate earthquake at an intermediate depth in the vicinity of wilderness village “Yamalong”
88 km (54 miles) ESE of Kimbe, New Britain, PNG
Satellite map of the greater epicenter area

Japan Very strong aftershock of magnitude 6.3 at a very shallow depth of 18.2 km.
M 6.3      2011/03/29 10:54     Depth 18.2 km      OFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
07:54:33 PM at epicenter
Very strong shallow seaquake approx. 110 km out of the Minamisoma coast.
Minomisoma was one of the cities which was extremely hard hit during the devastating tsunami.
127 km (78 miles) ENE of Iwaki, Honshu, Japan and 152 km (94 miles) SE of Sendai, Honshu, Japan
Satellite map of the greater epicenter area
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M 4.6      2011/03/29 06:59     Depth 22.7 km     NIAS REGION, INDONESIA
01:59:35 PM at epicenter
Weak shallow earthquake approx. 20 km out of the coast of Nias Island (Sumatra)
209 km (130 miles) WSW (251°) from Sibolga, Sumatra, Indonesia
Satellite map of the greater epicenter area

M 4.8      2011/03/29 06:22     Depth 39.4 km      SOUTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA
01:22:46 PM at epicenter
Moderate earthquake at approx. 20 km from Enggano Island.
Enggano Island is an island approximately 100 km south west of Sumatra, Indonesia. It has an area of roughly 500 km² and the highest point is 281 m. The three largest towns on the island are Barhau, Kabuwe and Kayaapu. According to the Indonesian Kantor Statistik for Bengkulu, the island had 1420 inhabitants in 1989. (Source : Wikipedia)
162 km (101 miles) S (175°) from Bengkulu, Sumatra, Indonesia
Satellite map of the greater epicenter area

M 4.0      2011/03/29 05:24    Depth 10.0 km     MONGOLIA-RUSSIA BORDER REGION
local time 13:24
Moderate but shallow earthquake at the sparsely populated Mongolian side of the border.
89 km NE Kungurtug (pop 1,820) and 205 km NW Mörön (pop 27,690)
Satellite map of the greater epicenter area (green arrow)

M 4.7      2011/03/29 05:08     Depth 55.0 km      LIBERTADOR O’HIGGINS, CHILE
01:08:49 AM at epicenter
The aftershocks are starting again in the Curico, Rancagua area. These moderate quakes are still aftershocks from the damaging Chile earthquake from February 27, 2010. Also Rancagua was hard hit during this quake. Todays aftershock is harmless but people experiencing it will be immediately reminded at this catastropic day.
31 km (19 miles) NNW of Curico, Maule, Chile and 80 km (49 miles) NNE of Talca, Maule, Chile
Satellite map of the greater epicenter area

M 5.0      2011/03/29 02:03     Depth 47.1 km      GUAM REGION
12:03:01 PM at epicenter
Moderate earthquake on the upper part of the subduction slope.
128 km (79 miles) SSW of HAGATNA, Guam
Satellite map of the greater epicenter area

Daily summary of deep moderate or weak quakes only faintly felt by people living above it
M 4.8      2011/03/29 16:34     Depth 281.7 km      PAGAN REGION, NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS
M 4.5      2011/03/29 13:15     Depth 182.6 km      HINDU KUSH REGION, AFGHANISTAN
M 4.7      2011/03/29 11:49     Depth 127.8 km      TARAPACA, CHILE
M 5.0      2011/03/29 08:28     Depth 51.0 km     KURIL ISLANDS
M 4.6      2011/03/29 07:41     Depth 505.6 km     SOUTH OF THE FIJI ISLANDS

Japan, Honshu : aftershocks of M5 or greater
M 5.5      2011/03/29 16:35     Depth 5.6 km     OFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
M 6.3      2011/03/29 10:54     Depth 18.2 km      OFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
JMA 4 intensity and at least 110 km out of the coast

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