Earthquakes list August 17, 2011

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M 5.2      2011/08/17   23:52     Depth 55.7 km      HINDU KUSH REGION, AFGHANISTAN
Thursday, August 18, 2011 at 04:22:05 AM at epicenter
earthquake well felt by the people living  above it
132 km (82 miles) SW of Faizabad, Afghanistan
149 km (92 miles) SE of Shaartuz, Tajikistan
Satellite map of the greater epicenter

Screenshot courtesy JMA Japan - blue dots = intensity 2, white dots = intensity 1

M 6.2      2011/08/17 11:44     Depth 37.0 km     OFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
09:44:07 PM at epicenter
Harmless earthquake far out of the Honshu coast
Max. JMA Intensity :  2 on a scale of 7
303 km (188 miles) E (98°) from Iwaki, Honshu, Japan and 418 km (260 miles) ENE (74°) from TOKYO, Japan
Satellite map of the greater epicenter area

Shallow weak to moderate earthquakes well felt by people living above it
M 3.9      2011/08/17 21:04     Depth 3.7 km      NEVADA, USA
M 3.3      2011/08/17 18:21    Depth 2.0 km SPAIN
5 km NW Orduña (pop 4,072 ; local time 20:21:33.5 2011-08-17)
M 3.5      2011/08/17 00:32     Depth 10.0 km      VANCOUVER ISLAND, CANADA REGION

Summary of earthquakes only faintly felt by people
M 4.8      2011/08/17 08:02     Depth 44.6 km      NEAR THE WEST COAST OF COLOMBIA

Japan, Honshu : aftershocks of M 4.5 or greater
M 4.6      2011/08/17 16:32     Depth 89.3 km      NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
M 4.8      2011/08/17 08:45     Depth 40.7 km      NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
M 4.7      2011/08/17 07:55     Depth 36.3 km      NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
M 4.6      2011/08/17   03:14     Depth 28.3 km     NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
M 5.0     2011/08/17   03:05     Depth 35.3 km     NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
M 4.5      2011/08/17   00:23     Depth 81.6 km      NEAR THE SOUTH COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN

Daily summary of earthquakes only surrounded by a lot of water
M 4.8      2011/08/17 07:37     Depth 60.3 km      KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION

Earthquakes occurred yesterday (UTC time), but today local time

Summary of earthquakes only faintly felt by people
M 4.8      2011/08/16   22:15      Depth 58.9 km      SOUTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA

Japan, Honshu : aftershocks of M 4.5 or greater
M 5.3      2011/08/16   19:35     Depth 42.5 km      NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN

Daily summary of moderate quakes mainly felt by local animals
M 5.6      2011/08/16   20:24      Depth 27.7 km      SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION

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Comments

  1. Bruce says:

    Another quake on the BC Coast of Canada.
    This time on Vancouver Island.

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