Latest earthquakes in the world

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The list below shows the last 100 earthquakes in the world as reported by the most  important seismological agencies.
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SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
ER I Felt A (not Listed) Earthquake May 23 23:59 4.6 0 MAP I Felt It
ER I Felt A (not Listed) Earthquake May 22 23:59 4.6 0 MAP I Felt It
  • Alger - 1 secousse de 3.4 hier à 00.13 suivie de 2 autres de faible intensité
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  • EMSC Jujuy, Argentina May 22 15:00 4.7 233 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Wanaka May 22 14:13 2.8 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Libertador O'higgins, Chile May 22 13:52 2.6 99 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Romania May 22 13:49 3.2 138 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Road Town, British Virgin Islands May 22 13:48 3.0 19 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Virgin Islands Region May 22 13:48 3.0 19 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Naze, Japan May 22 13:28 5.2 35 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Ryukyu Islands, Japan May 22 13:28 5.0 33 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Ryukyu Islands, Japan May 22 13:28 5.2 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Nepal May 22 13:04 4.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Ambunti, Papua New Guinea May 22 12:07 5.0 121 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC New Guinea, Papua New Guinea May 22 12:07 5.0 100 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON New Guinea, Papua New Guinea May 22 12:07 5.0 98 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Albardon, Argentina May 22 11:50 4.2 16 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC San Juan, Argentina May 22 11:50 4.2 16 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Nepal May 22 11:45 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Ramechhap, Nepal May 22 11:45 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET French Pass May 22 11:45 2.9 118 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Nepal May 22 11:45 4.4 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Valparaiso, Chile May 22 11:27 3.8 98 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Catmon, Philippines May 22 11:00 4.8 32 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Leyte, Philippines May 22 11:00 4.8 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • LIDE, Isabel, Leyte - The glass windows shook. It was strong then became weaker but we felt the shake for about 25secknds.
  • GEOFON Leyte, Philippines May 22 11:00 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile May 22 11:00 3.1 117 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Nepal May 22 10:59 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Nepal May 22 10:59 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Kirtipur, Nepal May 22 10:59 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Helena, Oklahoma May 22 10:57 3.5 7 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Oklahoma May 22 10:57 3.5 8 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Wau, Papua New Guinea May 22 10:23 4.9 63 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.n.g. May 22 10:23 4.9 71 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.n.g. May 22 10:23 5.0 33 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Turkey May 22 09:56 2.8 8 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Kalifornsky, Alaska May 22 09:29 2.6 201 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET Collingwood May 22 09:03 2.7 188 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Nepal May 22 09:00 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Culebra, Puerto Rico May 22 08:46 3.2 59 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Puerto Rico Region May 22 08:46 3.2 59 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS San Simeon, California May 22 08:41 3.2 4 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Central California May 22 08:41 3.2 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Taihape May 22 08:36 2.8 19 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Off Coast Of Oregon May 22 07:40 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Bandon, Oregon May 22 07:40 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Solomon Islands May 22 07:28 4.6 83 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Kirakira, Solomon Islands May 22 07:28 4.6 82 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Mooreland, Oklahoma May 22 07:17 2.8 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Oklahoma May 22 07:17 2.8 5 MAP I Felt It
  • Keller, TX - Sitting in my car at stop light. Car felt like it was bouncing.
  • USGS Delta, B.c., Mexico May 22 06:56 3.4 26 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Baja California, Mexico May 22 06:56 3.3 7 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Ionian Sea May 22 06:31 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Ionian Sea May 22 06:31 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET Mount Cook May 22 06:16 2.7 5 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET White Island May 22 05:41 3.0 25 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Isabela, Puerto Rico May 22 05:19 3.4 78 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Puerto Rico Region May 22 05:19 3.4 78 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Delta, B.c., Mexico May 22 05:05 3.3 27 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Baja California, Mexico May 22 05:05 3.3 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Valparaiso, Chile May 22 04:35 2.9 94 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Charlotte Amalie, U.s. Virgin Islands May 22 04:25 2.7 100 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Virgin Islands Region May 22 04:25 2.7 100 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Dodecanese Islands, Greece May 22 02:56 4.2 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Yountville, California May 22 02:53 4.1 8 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Davis - whole house gently swayed
  • Napa Valley - Slight shaking north to south
  • Yountville - VERY STRONG JOLT!!! scared! aprox 7:55 pm
  • Sonoma - Mild shake
  • Vacaville - It felt more rolling. No objects displaced.
  • Napa - A little shaking/rolling
  • Vacaville - I felt gentle rolling motion as I sat on the sofa. No damage. Curious to know of any damage in the Napa Valley. My husband is an insurance claims adjuster. Was this an aftershock to the Napa earthquake of last August? That one caused major shaking and damage to the plaster walls in our house.
  • Sonoma - Short but strong
  • Napa CA - Shock the whole house central napa
  • Napa - Heard it before I felt it, sounded like a very strong gust of wind. Standing in the kitchen, my glass of liquid had a small tusamni. Disturbing, especially in light of the quake last August.
  • Fairfield - Felt more like house was sliding side to side. Not as strong as napa quake. No damage
  • Petaluma - sitting here at the keyboard and the floor shook for 20 seconds
  • Vacaville - No damage. Only a few seconds of mild shaking.
  • Sonoma - Mild shaking of short duration
  • Petaluma, CA - FLOOR SHOOK FOR 20 SECONDS
  • Fairfield - No damage.I'm vacationing at Extended Stay America and I live in a room on the third floor.The walls and bed began to sway.The refrigerator shook and made strange noises.I'm not injured but am happy that I wasn't using the elevator while the quake occured
  • Oakland - Sitting on couch. Muffled crack sound and apartment building faintly swayed for about 5 seconds. Cat woke up and looked around. I noted the time and looked up seismic activity a couple minutes later. Sure enough it was exactly 7:53.
  • Santa Rosa - Quick jolt...headboard bounced me forward.
  • Napa - Sitting on the couch felt the rolling action told my husband who was standing in the kitchen. He didn't believe me. Nothing rattled or broke
  • Rohnert Parak - I was playing on the third floor of my apartment. Felt a slight movement. didn't see the lights move. no sound
  • Napa - Shook my whole house for 15 to 20 seconds. No damage. Felt a single jolt about 5 minutes later.
  • Vacaville - I live in an upstairs apartment and I first thought that my fat cat had jumped up behind me on the sofa chair I was sitting in, but quickly realized it was an earthquake.
  • Fairfield California - Heard the building creak in several places and felt some
  • Napa, Ca - Propert does not appear to be damaged. Was in a restaurant in downtown Napa, sitting at a bar. Could feel and see slight swaying. Knew it was an earthquake but not everyone around me did.
  • EMSC Northern California May 22 02:53 4.1 9 MAP I Felt It
    WCATWC 35 Miles Sw Of Sacramento California May 22 02:53 4.0 1 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Maule, Chile May 22 02:00 2.9 41 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET Milford Sound May 22 01:55 2.9 95 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC England, United Kingdom May 22 01:52 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It
  • Brussels - Gentle shaking experienced
  • Calais - Maison qui tremble, durée d'environ 4-5 secondes
  • Kent - Myself & partner woken from sleep around 2.50/3am
  • Canterbury - While house shaking
  • Tatinghem - Maison qui tremble, meubles qui craquent. Il était 3H53.
  • Margate - Woke up to a rumble then instantly whole house starting shaking got weaker after about 5 seconds and rumble got fainter as if it was moving away from margate.
  • Herne Bay - Had just returned to bed after putting my son back to bed. When the whole house was shaking, felt strong as we live above a shop. At first I thought a truck was coming through the place :
  • Whitstable - (Can't get the sounds out of my mind! Any experience I won't forget! Seemed to go on for a good 5/8 seconds! I can't sleep now!
  • Calais - Réveillée par tremblement
  • margate - Awoken by noise then shaking ...not nice feeling for poor ppl in nepal ..... im scared at this can begin to think how scared they must have been
  • Canterbury - was asleep but 'heard' it and quickly awoke to hear ongoing. Heard loud crack on bedside cabinet which really alarmed me. Was confused and disorientated - bathroom clock said 2.53 AM when it finished. Scary!
  • Deal - I was in My bedroom when all of a sudden a loud rumbling sound hit my house shortly followed by a very short but violent shaking motion,at first I thought that a tree hit the house , but I ran outside only to see no tree but my fellow neighbours in panic . There was no damage just lots of nervs
  • Margate - About 3 am shaiking house few second
  • margate - 3 am few secomd
  • Aylesham kent - Shaking woke me up
  • Norwich - No damage that I am aware of, but shaking was consistent for a good 5-10 seconds. Bed was shaking and also felt like I could hear a very strong wind outside which was causing the house to shake.
  • Deal - Both my husband and I awoke to the house shaking and a loud sound like an explosion. This was followed by the seagulls screeching loudly. It was scary. It happened just before 3am.
  • Erpe - Shaking house, no damage. Was around 4am.
  • Kent - I woke up to my whole house shaking, heard a rumbling sound at the same time.
  • Dunquerque - J'étais déjà réveillée, tout le bâtiment de trois étage ou je vis a bougé
  • Maidstone - At aprrox 3am our cat went crazy running of the bed and outside, then we could hear a few birds tweeting but it was still dark. We then felt a big jolt and things hanging on the wardrobe were swaying as if been knocked.
  • Herne Bay - X
  • Whitstable - Woken by a thundering sound at about 3.55am like something falling down the stairs
  • Koksijde - i first tought that a heavy transport past by,but my house shaked about 5 - 10 seconds
  • Walmer - It certainly woke me, and I struggled to understand what had happened. I thought something might have hit the house, as we are having roof work done. One gull outside sounded very agitated by it!
  • Brussels - No damage, light shaking.
  • Westgate-on-Sea - Woke at 3am, strange low rumbling sound, felt house shake for a short period.
  • Cleve Road Sidcup - Felt it for good 3 seconds
  • Shoreham-by-sea - Woken up by doors knocking and the bed shaking on third floor flat in Shoreham Beach, West Sussex
  • Selling - Woke up about 2.50 by a wave of sound and a shaking movement passing under our room.
  • Margate - We were woken at 2.53 by a strong rumble, house shaking and doors vibrating.
  • calais - un bruit de tonerre, puis vibration, mais pas assez pour reveiller le bébé
  • Margate - I was a asleep,the rumberling woke me.
  • Deal - Sitting in living room at 2.50 a.m. thinking about going to bed and whole house begins to violently rock, things fall off shelves, a stack of books falls over, the dog goes crazy. I went outside and all the seagulls are going crazy too, flying around and screeching. There were plenty of people in pyjamas and gowns up at their doors and windows asking what's going on? No sign of smoke or fire. No sign of emergency services. All quiet and calm in the town.
  • GEOFON United Kingdom May 22 01:52 4.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Sittingbourne - Woken up in loft room with the dormer walls moving. No damage caused.
  • USGS Ramsgate, United Kingdom May 22 01:52 3.7 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Dodecanese Islands, Greece May 22 01:44 3.5 124 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Rotorua May 22 01:20 2.7 206 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Banda Sea May 22 00:28 4.5 159 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia May 22 00:28 4.5 163 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Algeria May 22 00:13 3.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Dodecanese Islands, Greece May 22 00:12 2.8 2 MAP I Felt It
    ER I Felt A (not Listed) Earthquake May 21 23:59 4.6 0 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET Oxford May 21 23:37 2.6 9 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Vanuatu Islands Region May 21 23:35 4.8 557 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Vanuatu Region May 21 23:35 4.9 546 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Ceva-i-ra, Fiji May 21 23:35 4.9 529 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Mediterranean Sea May 21 23:29 3.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • mitidja - 3 secousses (la 3e plus ressentie que les 2 premières) consécutives en moins de 20 minutes !!! épicentre peur être a hammam elounane
  • baba hassen - J'ai senti
  • USGS Atka, Alaska May 21 23:10 2.6 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Old Iliamna, Alaska May 21 22:53 3.0 119 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Sicily, Italy May 21 22:13 2.7 7 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET Motueka May 21 21:51 2.9 100 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET Whitianga May 21 21:50 3.0 25 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile May 21 21:33 4.1 64 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Dodecanese Islands, Greece May 21 21:02 3.9 134 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Dodecanese Islands, Greece May 21 21:02 3.9 142 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Central East Pacific Rise May 21 20:54 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Central East Pacific Rise May 21 20:54 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Central California May 21 20:45 2.6 3 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Soledad, California May 21 20:45 2.6 2 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET Stratford May 21 20:37 2.7 255 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Albania May 21 20:35 2.7 1 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Santa Cruz, Chile May 21 20:34 4.6 45 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Libertador O'higgins, Chile May 21 20:34 4.6 48 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Near Coast Of Central Chile May 21 20:34 5.0 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Gisborne May 21 19:54 3.0 63 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Solomon Islands May 21 19:32 5.7 3 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Solomon Islands May 21 19:32 5.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Honiara, Solomon Islands May 21 19:32 5.7 5 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET French Pass May 21 18:48 2.6 140 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Iran May 21 18:04 4.3 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Western Iran May 21 18:04 4.6 83 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Charlotte Amalie, U.s. Virgin Islands May 21 17:42 2.6 26 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Virgin Islands Region May 21 17:42 2.6 26 MAP I Felt It
    WCATWC 40 Miles Nw Of Haines Alaska May 21 16:57 4.4 12 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Southeastern Alaska May 21 16:56 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Haines, Alaska May 21 16:56 4.1 7 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Haines, Alaska May 21 16:56 4.1 13 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southeastern Alaska May 21 16:56 4.1 14 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Waverley May 21 16:54 3.0 71 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Copiapo, Chile May 21 16:54 4.7 7 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Near Coast Of Northern Chile May 21 16:54 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off Coast Of Atacama, Chile May 21 16:54 4.8 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Central Turkey May 21 16:51 2.7 7 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Wendeng, China May 21 16:05 4.6 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Weihai - No damage to property. Felt dizziness at 12:06 then felt the building sway a little. Was scared.
  • Qixia - I was sleeping and it woke me up. Felt like big truck passed by. No damage to property.
  • EMSC Shandong, China May 21 16:05 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Southeastern China May 21 16:05 4.7 7 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Palue, Indonesia May 21 16:03 4.5 233 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Banda Sea May 21 16:03 4.4 238 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Nevada May 21 15:52 2.7 9 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Hawthorne, Nevada May 21 15:52 2.7 9 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Lixourion, Greece May 21 15:31 4.6 17 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Ionian Sea May 21 15:31 4.5 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Ionian Sea May 21 15:31 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Paraparaumu May 21 15:28 2.7 43 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Mediterranean Sea May 21 15:14 2.6 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET Mokau May 21 15:01 3.3 279 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Salta, Argentina May 21 14:30 3.7 205 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS King Salmon, Alaska May 21 14:25 2.9 197 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET Masterton May 21 14:15 3.6 26 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Rotorua May 21 13:58 3.9 167 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Nias Region, Indonesia May 21 13:48 4.5 40 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Northern Sumatra, Indonesia May 21 13:48 4.9 26 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Sinabang, Indonesia May 21 13:48 4.5 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile May 21 13:48 3.1 90 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Nepal May 21 13:45 4.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Redoubt Volcano, Alaska May 21 13:35 2.6 98 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile May 21 13:26 3.3 46 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Sucre, Venezuela May 21 13:25 4.5 70 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Petit Valley, Trinidad And Tobago May 21 13:25 4.2 68 MAP I Felt It
  • Maraval - Heard it before it shook
  • St Clair - No damage
  • St. Joseph - It felt like a vehicle hit the building
  • GEOFON Windward Islands May 21 13:25 4.8 61 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Kirakira, Solomon Islands May 21 12:48 4.8 18 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Santa Cruz Islands Region May 21 12:48 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Santa Cruz Islands Region May 21 12:48 4.8 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Myanmar May 21 12:43 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO

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    MMI II (Very weak shaking) ?
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    Felt by persons at rest, on upper floors or favorably placed.
    MMI III (Weak shaking) ?
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    Felt indoors; hanging objects may swing, vibration similar to passing of light trucks, duration may be estimated, may not be recognized as an earthquake.
    MMI IV (Light shaking) ?
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    Generally noticed indoors but not outside. Light sleepers may be awakened. Vibration may be likened to the passing of heavy traffic, or to the jolt of a heavy object falling or striking the building.
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    Doors and windows rattle. Glassware and crockery rattle. Liquids in open vessels may be slightly disturbed. Standing motorcars may rock.
    Structures :
    Walls and frames of buildings, and partitions and suspended ceilings in commercial buildings, may be heard to creak.
    MMI V (Moderate shaking) ?
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    Generally felt outside, and by almost everyone indoors. Most sleepers awakened. A few people alarmed.
    Fittings :
    Small unstable objects are displaced or upset. Some glassware and crockery may be broken. Hanging pictures knock against the wall. Open doors may swing. Cupboard doors secured by magnetic catches may open. Pendulum clocks stop, start, or change rate.
    Structures :
    Some large display windows cracked. A few earthenware toilet fixtures cracked.
    MMI VI (Strong shaking) ?
    People Felt by all. People and animals alarmed. Many run outside. Difficulty experienced in walking steadily.
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    Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall from walls. Some furniture moved on smooth floors, some unsecured free-standing fireplaces moved. Glassware and crockery broken. Very unstable furniture overturned. Small church and school bells ring. Appliances move on bench or table tops. Filing cabinets or "easy glide" drawers may open (or shut).
    Structures :
    Slight damage to buildings with low standard. Some stucco or cement plaster falls. Large display windows broken. Damage to a few weak domestic chimneys, some may fall.
    Environment :
    Trees and bushes shake, or are heard to rustle. Loose material may be dislodged from sloping ground, e.g. existing slides, talus slopes, shingle slides.
    MMI VII (Very strong shaking) ?
    People
    General alarm. Difficulty experienced in standing. Noticed by motorcar drivers who may stop.
    Fittings :
    Large bells ring. Furniture moves on smooth floors, may move on carpeted floors. Substantial damage to fragile contents of buildings.
    Structures :
    Unreinforced stone and brick walls cracked. Low standard buildings cracked with some minor masonry falls. A few instances of damage to buildings of ordinary workmanship. Unbraced parapets, unbraced brick gables, and architectural ornaments fall. Roofing tiles, especially ridge tiles may be dislodged. Many unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, often falling from roof-line. Water tanks Type I burst. A few instances of damage to brick veneers and plaster or cement-based linings. Unrestrained water cylinders (hot-water cylinders) may move and leak. Some common windows cracked. Suspended ceilings damaged.
    Environment :
    Water made turbid by stirred up mud. Small slides such as falls of sand and gravel banks, and small rock-falls from steep slopes and cuttings. Instances of settlement of unconsolidated or wet, or weak soils. Some fine cracks appear in sloping ground. A few instances of liquefaction (i.e. small water and sand ejections).
    MMI VIII (Severe shaking) ?
    People Alarm may approach panic. Steering of motorcars greatly affected. Structures : Low standard buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. ordinary workmanship buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged in some cases. A few instances of damage to buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes. Monuments and pre-1976 elevated tanks and factory stacks twisted or brought down. Some pre-1965 infill masonry panels damaged. A few post-1980 brick veneers damaged. Decayed timber piles of houses damaged. Houses not secured to foundations may move. Most unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, some below roof-line, many brought down. Environment : Cracks appear on steep slopes and in wet ground. Small to moderate slides in roadside cuttings and unsupported excavations. Small water and sand ejections and localized lateral spreading adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
    MMI IX (Violent shaking) ?
    Structures Many low standard buildings destroyed. Ordinary workmanship buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes damaged in some cases, some with flexible frames seriously damaged. Damage or permanent distortion to some buildings and bridges, designed and built to normal use standards. Houses not secured to foundations shifted off. Brick veneers fall and expose frames. Environment : Cracking of ground conspicuous. Landsliding general on steep slopes. Liquefaction effects intensified and more widespread, with large lateral spreading and flow sliding adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
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    Comments

    1. Carlos A. Graulau says:

      felt it in my room.lasted for about 30 secs with a PW(primary wave and a stronger SW(secondary wave). No damage in my area

    2. Jeanne C. says:

      I felt it in Powhatan Va. it felt like a wave rolled under me and there was a loud boom like thunder.

    3. Tito Stevens says:

      It would really be instructive if you could post a daily map of the world showing the places where earthquakes 5.0 on the Richter Scale and above were located and the time they were felt so we could see if there is some kind of trend developing in the tectonic plates.

      • Armand Vervaeck says:

        Will put your request in our ToDo list – some new enhancements will be applied the coming weeks

    4. David Brown says:

      We were falling asleep when the house began shaking.

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