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 Aug 29 23:59 4.6 0 MAP I Felt It
  • agia marina - Woke up to the bed shaking horizontally. Lasted about a minute. Went outside, no damages visible.
  • USGS Middleton Island, Alaska Aug 29 04:41 3.3 8 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Whakatane Aug 29 04:27 2.9 227 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Eastern Mediterranean Sea Aug 29 04:14 3.0 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Te Anau Aug 29 04:03 2.9 750 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Central Turkey Aug 29 04:00 3.7 12 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Greece Aug 29 03:48 4.7 60 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Adamas, Greece Aug 29 03:45 5.6 91 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Southern Greece Aug 29 03:45 5.8 95 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Chersonnisos - Ik werd wakker vh schudden
  • Heraklion - Nous sommes à l'hotel AGAPI BEACH près d'Héraklion. A priori aucun dégat. La forte secousse s'est produite à 6h47 heure locale
  • Agia Marina Chania - Werden wakker heschud
  • Poros - Woke up from sleep to the bed shaking.
  • Chersonissos - Ik werd wakker
  • Kalyves - Vers 6h30 le 29 août. Quelques secondes. Ça m a réveillé.
  • hania - Secousse de trente seconde vers 6h45 suffisament forte pour faire bouger les lits
  • Chersonissos - Wakker geschud
  • chania - Voelde het aankomen. Kortdurend schudden
  • Kreta - Worry
  • Rethymnon - Werden wakker van het schudden. Leek of iemand aan het bed stond te schudden
  • Plakias - I wake up. Lamp was still swinging.
  • Chamalevri - We lagen in bed, iedereen direct wakker. Alsof de verbindingen van het bed uiteen vielen. Bed ging alle kanten op.
  • Creta-kissamos - Noi siamo al balos beach di kissamos..la scossa delle 6.48 ci ha svegliati. Credo che il movimento della scossa sia stato ondulatorio.
  • Rethymnon - Licht schudden, werd er wakker van maar niet gevaarlijk hard
  • Kreta - Spałam jeszcze i poczułam jak cały hotel sie trzęsie i całe łóżko, niemile doznanie. Trwało to dość długo, 30sekund?
  • Mati près de Rafina - A 6h47 heure locale, les meubles ont bougé, les meubles grincé.. Durée quelques secondes . Pas de dégât
  • Poros - I was sleeping and rocking has waken me up. It lasted about 15 sec. All neighbours have wake up as well.
  • Chania - Thrilling!
  • Rethymnon - Ik voelde me schudden Het balkon ging heen en weer 06.15 uur
  • Georgioupoli - Secousse ressentie, tintement des verres dans l'armoire de l'hôtel!
  • Platanias - Dwukrotnie odczuwalne drgania. Trzesace lozka, drgajace drzwi przesuwne. Czas lokalny: 6:55 oraz 6:58
  • Agia Paraskevi - No damage,but it woke us up.
  • Kalives/neo chorio - La maison à tremble la mezzanine à bouge L alarme de la piscine c est declanchee Les secousses étaient moins fortes qu en octobre
  • Crete neo chorio - La maison a tremblée la mezzanine à bouge l alarme de la piscine a sonné Moins fort que la secousse d octobre
  • Idra - suddenly the room began to move for a few seconds but everything is ok now
  • sitia - Alsof iemand aan het bed stond t te schudden
  • platines - Wakker geschud, water in zwembad klotste. Vannacht al een paar lichte trillingen
  • Asproulianos - Flink schudden, secondenlang. Geen schade, zwembad met golfslag ;-)
  • Rethymnon - No dammage
  • Crete - 6 h30 environ La maison à bouge la mezzanine à bouge l'alarme de la piscine c est declanchee Moins fort qu en octobre2013
  • Porto Cheli - Abbiamo sentito le due scosse, la prima molto piu' forte.
  • Ierapetra - Mi sono svegliata dal terremoto!!!
  • Elafonissos - No danni per qua to io sappia
  • Rethymon - Werd wakker van het schudden.
  • porto cheli - Ci siamo svegliati con la prima scossa, che è stata piu' forte. Tutto ok
  • Golden Sands - kolysanie lozka
  • Anissaras - Woke me up
  • Xirosterni - Een lichte trilling, geen schade.
  • rethynon - het hele hotel schudde, vele mensen op de balcons wreemde ervaring
  • rethynon - het hele hotel schudde, vele mensen op de balcons wreemde ervaring
  • Elafonissos - The four of us awoke felt one shake, no more now and no damage
  • Kithira - No danni
  • Amoudara - Wahnsinn..... Das Bett hat stark gewackelt und man konnte nur schwer stehen!
  • Gallipoli - Percepito chiaramente movimento sussultorio, non ondulatorio (lampadario fermo)
  • GEOFON Southern Greece Aug 29 03:45 5.5 85 MAP I Felt It
  • adamas - Siamo stati svegliati dal cane che chiamava e abbiamo sentito il letto oscillare. È durato pochi secondi.
  • platanias - Bâtiment qui a bougé. Reveillés dans notre sommeil.
  • Georgiopoli - Gewekt door lichte aardbeving. Denk niet dat er schade is.
  • Creta - Georgiopuli - Nessun danno. Io e mio marito siamo stati svegliati dalla scossa delle 6.48.
  • Creta - Georgiopuli - Nessun danno. Io e mio marito siamo stati svegliati dalla scossa delle 6.48.
  • rethymno - Schudden van link naar rechts in bed
  • Stalos - Apartment shaking, woken up.
  • chania - la stanza del nostro appartamento (4 e ultimo piano) tremava tutta.. ci siamo alzati dal letto dondolando. Paura.
  • Anissaras - Hotel stond omstreeks 06:45 uur enkele minuten te schudden. Kasten en deuren rammelden. Daarna enkele minuten stil en na 5-10 minuten enkele na schokken. Geen paniek wel veel mensen op de been om poolshoogte te nemen.
  • Sigonella NAS - I was not sure if this earthquake was related tot he 5.8 Crete quake that happened? It was about 0540 this morning when my bed I was in was shaking and ceiling fan shook back and forth, windows rattled.
  • Kissamos Kreta - Het bed en de nachtkastjes schudden, geen schade.
  • GEONET Waverley Aug 29 03:21 3.7 149 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Te Kaha Aug 29 03:20 3.3 156 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Taumarunui Aug 29 02:17 2.9 248 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Offshore Bio-bio, Chile Aug 29 02:17 3.8 31 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Coquimbo, Chile Aug 29 02:00 3.0 22 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Aug 29 01:49 2.6 112 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET Seddon Aug 29 01:46 2.6 23 MAP I Felt It
    USGS San Antonio, Puerto Rico Aug 29 01:41 3.2 109 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Puerto Rico Region Aug 29 01:40 3.2 109 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Aegean Sea Aug 29 01:20 2.8 8 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Valdez, Alaska Aug 29 01:05 2.7 24 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Karakenja, Tajikistan Aug 29 01:04 4.8 37 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Tajikistan Aug 29 01:04 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Tajikistan Aug 29 01:04 4.8 54 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Christchurch Aug 29 00:41 2.6 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET Ohakune Aug 29 00:29 3.2 25 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Aug 29 00:25 3.5 121 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Adak, Alaska Aug 29 00:22 2.9 25 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Central Turkey Aug 29 00:19 3.0 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Circle Hot Springs Station, Alaska Aug 29 00:08 2.7 12 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Northern Alaska Aug 29 00:08 2.7 13 MAP I Felt It
    ER I Felt A (not Listed) Earthquake Aug 28 23:59 4.6 0 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Aug 28 23:22 2.9 115 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Azores Islands, Portugal Aug 28 23:12 3.2 1 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Champerico, Guatemala Aug 28 22:32 4.2 83 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Guatemala Aug 28 22:32 4.2 83 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Aug 28 22:29 3.0 127 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Redoubt Volcano, Alaska Aug 28 22:27 2.7 100 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC San Juan, Argentina Aug 28 22:13 3.3 118 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Eastern Mediterranean Sea Aug 28 20:38 2.6 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Greece Aug 28 20:22 2.9 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Shikoku, Japan Aug 28 19:14 5.8 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Kumamoto - Réveil en fanfare cette nuit suite à tremblement de terre. L'impression d'être sur un bateau.
  • USGS Takanabe, Japan Aug 28 19:14 5.8 22 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET Taupo Aug 28 18:14 2.6 184 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Akutan, Alaska Aug 28 18:06 3.0 62 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Sicily, Italy Aug 28 18:02 3.2 218 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Italy Aug 28 17:52 2.6 9 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Northern Italy Aug 28 17:49 4.0 3 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Malcesine - Dauer circa 3 Sekunden (via emsc)
  • Desenzano del Garda - Did not feel like a 'rolling' earthquake, but a 2 second strong vibration. (via emsc)
  • Bardolino - Light shaking, felt it about 3 seconds inside a building at the first floor.
  • Riva del Garda - Felt just light shaking, the glasses in the cupboard rattled. No damage.
  • Torri del Benaco - Hat ca. 1sek gewackelt, schwaches nachbeben win past minuten spätwr
  • Toscolano moderno - No property damage that I can see. Wildlife surrounding us was very scared. It felt like it was right under us both, almost like an explosion underground, whole building shook for a few seconds quite violently. Heard aftershock around 10 mins later but it was much weaker, didn't really feel the second tremor! This is our first trip to Italy so was a very exciting and slightly terrifying experience!
  • torri del benaco - Whe where eating at the moment and everybody went outside it was a scary moment
  • Toscolano-Maderno - Interesant experience!
  • limone sur garda - Das Hotel hat für ca. 2 Sekunden recht spürbar gewackelt. Keine weiteren Erdstöße.
  • Lake Garda - Quite noticeable, brief noisy shaking
  • USGS Homer, Alaska Aug 28 17:21 2.7 59 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Iran-iraq Border Region Aug 28 17:18 3.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Sulawesi, Indonesia Aug 28 16:42 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Salta, Argentina Aug 28 16:36 3.7 205 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Ohakune Aug 28 16:14 2.6 19 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET Waverley Aug 28 14:06 3.3 299 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Iran Aug 28 13:49 3.9 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Noatak, Alaska Aug 28 13:33 3.8 18 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Mid-indian Ridge Aug 28 13:25 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mid-indian Ridge Aug 28 13:25 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Aug 28 12:41 3.2 102 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Te Anau Aug 28 11:48 3.0 145 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Greece Aug 28 11:38 2.6 22 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Switzerland Aug 28 11:30 2.9 11 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Buldir Island, Alaska Aug 28 11:12 3.6 64 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Italy Aug 28 11:01 2.9 230 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Central Turkey Aug 28 10:22 3.9 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Hunterville Aug 28 09:37 3.1 7 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Greece Aug 28 08:57 2.6 8 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Hatillo, Puerto Rico Aug 28 08:40 2.8 36 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Puerto Rico Region Aug 28 08:40 2.8 36 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Guatemala Aug 28 08:27 5.1 65 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Champerico, Guatemala Aug 28 08:27 5.2 66 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Villa Hermosa - No damage however is strange that I always though about what will happen some hours before and that's what pretty much scared me. But everyone is ok, so I'm good now
  • Antigua - Woke me up at 2.25am in bed, light prolonged shaking. Dogs barking and a couple car alarms went off outside.
  • Antigua - Probably would not have felt it had I not been awake; very weak in the NW side of Antigua.
  • Antigua - 2:30 am, no damage
  • Panajachel - Woke us up with light shaking about 3-5 seconds. No damage; just ceiling lamps swinging and windows rattling. We felt another quake about 15 minutes ago.
  • Antigua - I always know it is stronger when my windows rattle!
  • Antigua - I always know it is stronger when my windows rattle!
  • EMSC Java, Indonesia Aug 28 08:26 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Iceland Aug 28 08:13 5.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Hofn, Iceland Aug 28 08:13 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Crete, Greece Aug 28 08:04 2.6 20 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Amukta Island, Alaska Aug 28 07:59 3.3 46 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Iran-iraq Border Region Aug 28 07:41 4.2 43 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia Aug 28 06:23 5.4 122 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia Aug 28 06:23 5.3 121 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Greece Aug 28 06:22 3.3 89 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Sulawesi, Indonesia Aug 28 05:52 4.6 124 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Iran-iraq Border Region Aug 28 05:44 3.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET White Island Aug 28 05:42 2.8 1 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Caspian Sea, Offshr Turkmenistan Aug 28 04:12 3.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Greece Aug 28 04:11 3.4 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Vieques, Puerto Rico Aug 28 04:06 3.1 59 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Puerto Rico Region Aug 28 04:06 3.1 59 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Whitianga Aug 28 03:29 3.4 253 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Greece Aug 28 03:29 2.6 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Vanuatu Islands Aug 28 03:25 4.8 121 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Vanuatu Aug 28 03:25 4.8 121 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Nikiski, Alaska Aug 28 02:51 3.2 89 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Albania Aug 28 02:40 2.7 9 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Southern Peru Aug 28 02:14 3.8 142 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Central Turkey Aug 28 01:29 2.7 7 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Crete, Greece Aug 28 01:16 3.6 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Crete - Light shaking at 6am
  • GEONET Te Araroa Aug 28 01:09 3.3 94 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Aegean Sea Aug 28 00:40 2.8 2 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Gustavus, Alaska Aug 28 00:26 3.2 6 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Larsen Bay, Alaska Aug 28 00:19 2.8 0 MAP I Felt It
    ER I Felt A (not Listed) Earthquake Aug 27 23:59 4.6 0 MAP I Felt It
  • Santiago - Não houve danos, porem a agitação foi forte com um barulho rouco durante uns 60 segundos, seguido de uma replica com menos intensidade(Agua e no copo, garrafas e janelas tremendo)um tempo depois.
  • EMSC Iceland Aug 27 23:53 4.2 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Akureyri, Iceland Aug 27 23:53 4.5 8 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Iceland Aug 27 23:53 4.0 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France Aug 27 23:29 3.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Whangarei Aug 27 23:15 4.2 303 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Vanuatu Islands Aug 27 23:11 5.9 119 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Port-olry, Vanuatu Aug 27 23:11 5.8 118 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Vanuatu Aug 27 23:11 5.9 124 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Potosi, Bolivia Aug 27 22:38 3.0 226 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Tokoroa Aug 27 22:24 2.7 228 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET White Island Aug 27 22:18 2.8 5 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Talaud Islands, Indonesia Aug 27 22:16 4.5 62 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Tobelo, Indonesia Aug 27 22:16 4.6 50 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Kepulauan Talaud, Indonesia Aug 27 22:16 4.6 56 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Turkey Aug 27 22:13 2.7 7 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET White Island Aug 27 21:55 2.6 6 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET White Island Aug 27 21:29 3.3 4 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET White Island Aug 27 21:25 2.7 7 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET Te Kaha Aug 27 21:11 3.2 183 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Tarapaca, Chile Aug 27 21:10 2.6 40 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Iran-iraq Border Region Aug 27 20:01 3.5 7 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Iran-iraq Border Region Aug 27 19:59 4.3 41 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Iran-iraq Border Region Aug 27 19:59 4.3 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Little Sitkin Island, Alaska Aug 27 19:55 3.1 125 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Little Sitkin Island, Alaska Aug 27 19:11 3.7 120 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern California Aug 27 18:57 2.6 8 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Napa, California Aug 27 18:57 2.6 8 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Aug 27 18:37 3.0 80 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Croatia Aug 27 18:18 3.2 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Tarapaca, Chile Aug 27 18:13 3.8 40 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Aug 27 17:57 3.9 57 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Te Kaha Aug 27 17:32 3.1 67 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Bosnia And Herzegovina Aug 27 17:22 3.1 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Te Kaha Aug 27 17:21 2.7 163 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Salta, Argentina Aug 27 17:20 3.4 201 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Bosnia And Herzegovina Aug 27 16:59 3.1 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Italy Aug 27 16:59 3.9 254 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Southern Italy Aug 27 16:59 4.1 258 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Central Iran Aug 27 16:45 3.6 12 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Central Turkey Aug 27 16:40 2.7 7 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET Pongaroa Aug 27 16:35 2.6 49 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Fiji Islands Region Aug 27 16:31 5.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Sigave, Wallis And Futuna Aug 27 16:31 5.4 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Fiji Region Aug 27 16:31 5.6 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Eastern Turkey Aug 27 16:06 2.6 4 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Stillwater, Oklahoma Aug 27 15:44 3.1 4 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Oklahoma Aug 27 15:44 3.1 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Aug 27 15:43 2.8 109 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Kansas Aug 27 15:11 2.8 5 MAP I Felt It

    Data sources courtesy : USGSEMSCGFZGEONET


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    MMI II (Very weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt by persons at rest, on upper floors or favorably placed.
    MMI III (Weak shaking) ?
    People :
    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) ?
    People :
    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.
    Fittings :
    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) ?
    People :
    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.
    Fittings :
    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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