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 Sep 18 23:59 4.6 0 MAP I Felt It
  • Apia, Samoa - just a little shake we felt here at the office. please confirm if this is the earthquake
  • ordot - 6.7 earthquake in Guam Sept 17th
  • Gili Trawangan - Sat up in bed reading at 00:45am on 17th september. A distant rumble, followed by an immediate closer rumble and shaking of building. After a few shakes i then heard/felt another that really shook. No damage, just really freaky. Heard people at breakfast talking if the same thing.
  • Gili Trawangan - I mean 00:45am on 18th September.
  • EMSC Southern Greece Sep 18 07:24 3.9 1 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Salta, Argentina Sep 18 07:13 4.1 221 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Perry, Oklahoma Sep 18 07:12 3.9 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Oklahoma Sep 18 07:12 3.9 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Shikotan, Russia Sep 18 05:56 4.8 77 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Kuril Islands Sep 18 05:56 4.8 60 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Kuril Islands Sep 18 05:56 5.1 85 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Romania Sep 18 05:35 2.9 87 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Central Mediterranean Sea Sep 18 04:56 2.9 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Sep 18 04:51 2.8 87 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Noatak, Alaska Sep 18 04:36 3.5 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Manley Hot Springs, Alaska Sep 18 04:30 2.9 21 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France Sep 18 04:28 2.6 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Northwest Of Kuril Islands Sep 18 04:17 5.5 489 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Northwest Of Kuril Islands Sep 18 04:17 5.5 502 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Vostok, Russia Sep 18 04:17 5.4 489 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Arica, Chile Sep 18 03:42 4.7 89 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Near Coast Of Northern Chile Sep 18 03:42 4.9 97 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Sep 18 03:42 4.7 100 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Iceland Sep 18 03:17 4.1 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Iceland Sep 18 03:17 4.1 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Vieques, Puerto Rico Sep 18 02:53 3.3 120 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Puerto Rico Region Sep 18 02:53 3.3 120 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Sep 18 02:00 3.3 116 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Sep 18 01:33 3.3 66 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Near East Coast Of Kamchatka Sep 18 01:09 4.2 90 MAP I Felt It INFO
    ER I Felt A (not Listed) Earthquake Sep 17 23:59 4.6 0 MAP I Felt It
  • Seminyak, Bali - I had just fallen into light sleep when I felt the bed shaking. Also the roof top of the villa was rattling. Lasted about 10 seconds.
  • Sikkim - I was lying in the bed and I felt light shaking.
  • Lombok - light shaking, no damage, just a few seconds but still scary
  • Gili Trawangan - Sitting in bed the whole place really shook. No damage
  • Gili trawangan - Почувствовали вибрацию в отеле
  • Gili Trawangan - Suddenly felt the whole room shaking and could hear the vibrations in roof and walls. But only lasted for a few seconds.
  • Gili - Earth movement
  • Gili Trawangan - We lagen net in bed en ineens begon het bed te schudden en vervolgens hoorde we de deuren en ramen ook trillen... het duurde maar een paar seconde... we keken elkaar aan en vroegen ons beide af.. "was dit nu een aardbeving"
  • Gili Air - Légère secousse vers 00h40. Suffisamment forte pour nous réveiller.
  • Lombok - No damage but rattling windows and strong shaking
  • Gili T - First experience of an earth tremor/earthquake and I Must say I'm a little freaked out!! Hopefully that's the only one ill experience this holiday!'
  • Gili Air - Légère secousse vers 00h40. Elle nous a réveillé.
  • Ubud - We felt a Little Shaking for a few seconds. We heard dogs barking. Little Bit scary.
  • Gili Trawagan - Lagen in bed toen tegen iets voor 01:00 uur een flinke knal voelde.
  • Gili Meno - We have been woke up at 00.40 the 18.09.2014 by shaking for few seconds. Then the roosters sang out.
  • Gili - Leggero scuotimento. Ci siamo svegliati dal sonno alle ore 00.40 circa
  • Gili Air - Secousses 5sec, 1ere dc impressionnante mais aucune agitation, aucun dégât.
  • Gili Air - We woke up at 0:40 am. Bungalow was shaking moderate for about 5 seconds. No damage.
  • Kuta - Some shacking woke me up.
  • Lombok - Korte hevige trilling zonder schade.
  • Gili Air - No damage. Shaking for about 5 sec. People around neighberhood woke up and discussed for 5 mins before getting to bed again.
  • Gilli trawangan - Awoke to the room shaking for 5 seconds. Prior to this heard alot of animals making noise.
  • EMSC Western Turkey Sep 17 23:43 3.0 7 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Tadine, New Caledonia Sep 17 23:32 4.9 32 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Loyalty Islands Sep 17 23:32 4.9 32 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southwestern Ryukyu Isl., Japan Sep 17 23:19 5.4 40 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Southwestern Ryukyu Islands, Japan Sep 17 23:19 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Southwestern Ryukyu Islands, Japan Sep 17 23:18 5.4 41 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 17 23:00 3.0 17 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore O'higgins, Chile Sep 17 22:58 3.3 29 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Arecibo, Puerto Rico Sep 17 22:51 2.8 13 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Puerto Rico Region Sep 17 22:51 2.8 13 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Central Italy Sep 17 22:24 2.7 9 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Redoubt Volcano, Alaska Sep 17 22:22 2.7 65 MAP I Felt It
    USGS San Felipe, Mexico Sep 17 22:13 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Gulf Of California Sep 17 22:13 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Anchor Point, Alaska Sep 17 21:36 2.8 87 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Kahale, Indonesia Sep 17 21:19 4.2 49 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Sumba Region, Indonesia Sep 17 21:19 4.2 50 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Oklahoma Sep 17 21:01 2.8 5 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Helena, Oklahoma Sep 17 21:01 2.8 4 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Vieques, Puerto Rico Sep 17 20:56 3.9 60 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Puerto Rico Region Sep 17 20:56 3.9 60 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 17 20:56 3.3 9 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Syria-iraq Border Region Sep 17 20:28 2.8 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Sep 17 19:53 3.4 123 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southwestern Siberia, Russia Sep 17 19:23 3.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Cherokee, Oklahoma Sep 17 19:05 2.7 4 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Oklahoma Sep 17 19:05 2.7 5 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET Te Anau Sep 17 19:02 3.3 17 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Virgin Islands Region Sep 17 19:01 2.9 115 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Road Town, British Virgin Islands Sep 17 19:01 2.9 114 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Puerto Rico Region Sep 17 18:43 3.2 73 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Vieques, Puerto Rico Sep 17 18:43 3.2 73 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Albania Sep 17 18:41 2.8 8 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Solomon Islands Sep 17 18:31 4.7 33 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Gili Trawangan - At 12.40 i felt a loud roar and windows glass rattle quite consistently. A second roar followed almost right after the first together with a skarp single shake. The whole thing lasted no more than 3 to 4 seconds.
  • Gilli Air - Was in a deel sleep and thougt someone was at the door shaking the handle. Then it happened again. There were 2 shakes of a couple of seconds.
  • USGS Kirakira, Solomon Islands Sep 17 18:31 4.7 32 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Perry, Oklahoma Sep 17 18:28 2.7 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Oklahoma Sep 17 18:28 2.7 5 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET Rotorua Sep 17 18:21 3.6 221 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Caspian Sea, Offshore Azerbaijan Sep 17 18:13 3.1 18 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Akureyri, Iceland Sep 17 18:09 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Iceland Sep 17 18:09 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Iceland Sep 17 18:09 4.4 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Sep 17 17:58 2.7 3 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Talkeetna, Alaska Sep 17 17:57 2.9 1 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Road Town, British Virgin Islands Sep 17 17:54 3.1 14 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Virgin Islands Region Sep 17 17:54 3.2 14 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Nevada Sep 17 17:14 2.6 1 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Lakeview, Oregon Sep 17 17:14 3.0 0 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Offshore Valparaiso, Chile Sep 17 16:42 3.2 16 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Valparaiso, Chile Sep 17 16:38 3.6 35 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Adak, Alaska Sep 17 16:28 4.3 43 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Vieques, Puerto Rico Sep 17 16:16 3.1 78 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Puerto Rico Region Sep 17 16:16 3.1 78 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Tuatapere Sep 17 16:08 3.6 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Whangamata Sep 17 15:09 2.7 251 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET Feilding Sep 17 14:19 3.2 121 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Te Kaha Sep 17 14:19 3.2 162 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Coquimbo, Chile Sep 17 14:04 3.3 111 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Vieques, Puerto Rico Sep 17 14:04 3.3 111 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Puerto Rico Region Sep 17 14:04 3.3 111 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Perry, Oklahoma Sep 17 13:21 3.5 3 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Oklahoma Sep 17 13:21 3.5 3 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Jujuy, Argentina Sep 17 13:10 4.6 200 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS San Antonio De Los Cobres, Argentina Sep 17 13:10 4.6 205 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Albania Sep 17 12:45 3.0 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southeastern Iran Sep 17 12:35 3.7 13 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Greece Sep 17 12:33 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Greece Sep 17 12:33 4.5 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Florina, Greece Sep 17 12:33 4.6 11 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 17 12:20 2.7 16 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 17 12:12 2.6 9 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Oklahoma Sep 17 12:02 3.3 5 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Yale, Oklahoma Sep 17 12:02 3.3 5 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Yale, Oklahoma Sep 17 11:58 3.0 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Oklahoma Sep 17 11:58 3.0 3 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Medford, Oklahoma Sep 17 11:09 3.2 4 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Oklahoma Sep 17 11:09 3.2 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Lukatan, Philippines Sep 17 10:36 5.0 66 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Philippine Islands Region Sep 17 10:36 5.1 60 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Philippine Islands Region Sep 17 10:36 5.1 55 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Sep 17 10:29 3.5 196 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Te Kuiti Sep 17 10:21 2.7 297 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET Wairoa Sep 17 10:13 2.9 29 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Seabeck, Washington Sep 17 10:06 4.0 16 MAP I Felt It
  • Bremerton - Felt bed shake. Minor,but I knew what it was. Anticipated additional shock which didn't happen
  • Poulsbo - Dogs starting barking and it felt like a shuddering/rumbling of the house. Not sure if it was an earth quake but it was the exact time of this earth quake in Seabeck
  • Gig Harbor - Was woken up in the middle of the night to loud bang and shaking for a brief period. Around 3-4 seconds in length. Triggered my dogs to be alarmed and myself to get out of bed and check on my kids to see if they woke up. They didn't.
  • Hoodsport - Rattled the house for only about 2 seconds and woke me up. Then the alarm at Columbia Bank went off.
  • Gig Harbor - House shaking woke us up. We heard and felt the house move for several seconds after awakening.
  • University Place - It was short and light shaking and lasted less than 10 seconds, but enough that it woke me out of my sleep.
  • Bremerton - Woke me up
  • Bainbridge Island - I was working on my laptop at my desk and my laptop shook.
  • Seattle - Sept 17,2014 awoke to rattling of items on dresser about 3:15 am (alarm clock time set ahead by a few minutes) no damage. O Local news has nothing up yet to look at.
  • Belfair - Felt it enough to know what happening. The pretty good little shake but short less than ten seconds.
  • Bremerton - Windows rattled - no damaged noted
  • Gorst - My husband and i slept through it! Was woken by son who is 23, said it shook the house pretty good.
  • Olympia. Wa - Woke me up. Mild rattle of the house.
  • Indianola WA - Woke up because bed was shaking a little then my dog got woken up and barking.
  • EMSC Puget Sound Region, Washington Sep 17 10:06 4.0 17 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Coquimbo, Chile Sep 17 09:55 3.1 47 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Pyrenees Sep 17 09:53 3.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Turkey-syria-iraq Border Region Sep 17 09:49 2.8 5 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Vieques, Puerto Rico Sep 17 08:51 3.2 113 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Puerto Rico Region Sep 17 08:51 3.2 113 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Nelson Sep 17 08:50 2.9 109 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Sep 17 08:50 3.0 111 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Collingwood Sep 17 08:42 3.1 6 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Turangi Sep 17 08:34 2.7 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Sep 17 08:26 2.9 104 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Kalifornsky, Alaska Sep 17 08:18 2.9 92 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET Seddon Sep 17 07:38 2.6 12 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Offshore Valparaiso, Chile Sep 17 07:36 3.2 26 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Antofagasta, Chile Sep 17 06:46 3.2 36 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Tokoroa Sep 17 06:23 3.0 311 MAP I Felt It INFO
    PTWC Mariana Islands Sep 17 06:23 7.1 172 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Chitral, Pakistan Sep 17 06:18 4.7 91 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Pakistan Sep 17 06:18 4.7 80 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Whangarei Sep 17 06:15 3.1 191 MAP I Felt It INFO
    WCATWC Mariana Islands Sep 17 06:15 7.1 171 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Piti Village, Guam Sep 17 06:14 7.1 171 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Guam Region Sep 17 06:14 6.7 140 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Mariana Islands Sep 17 06:14 6.7 129 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Tamuning - Was the longest and strongest earthquake I have ever experienced in my life this was scary.....but probably not compared to the one here in the early 90's
  • Umatac - Dishes rattling, ground shaking, no visible damage at this time.
  • Santa Rita - whole room just started shaking like crazy.
  • Tamuning - 10-15 seconds Light to moderate shaking, no damage.
  • Anderson Air Force Base - I thought the fish tank was going to break, so scary. So strong. Lasted for about 1 min, Violent shaking of the whole airport building
  • Anderson - working outside
  • Mangilao - The strongest I felt so far in Guam.
  • Macheche - It was scary
  • Yigo - Very strong justSW of AAFB. Scary my tv almost fell and large plants moved on tables and desks
  • Santa Rita - Was in Japan 3/11 and this was about as scary.
  • Hagatna - Longlasting and strong shaking.
  • Agana Heights - it just kept rolling and rolling!
  • Yigo - Sitting on the couch and the sound hit followed by a few seconds of moderate shaking that grew to strong shaking for about three more seconds.
  • Yigo - No damage, just a good long shake
  • Dededo/Mecheche - I have lived on Guam 12 years, That was the strongest I have felt... Knocked things of the shelves in the kitchen and caused the house to make creaking noises. I live in a cement house...
  • Tumon - We were on 19th floor of Outrigger. It seemed to go on for a long time
  • Tumor bay - No damage
  • Barrigada - No damage. Just a lot of freaked out people. :
  • Hagatna - (no damage
  • Agatna - Born and raised in CA. Been through several big ones before 7.1, 7.8. This was a 6.8? Hardly felt like it. This was scarry and a shaker, but not that big of a shaker. No damage.
  • Tumon - On the 18th floor the whole room was shaking/swaying.
  • Yona - I was pooping and so I just sat it out waiting for it to end. I think it lasted about 30 seconds.
  • Tamuning - it shook for at least 45 sec shook strong continuously
  • Dededo - Moderate shaking, very loud. No property damage
  • Tamuning - scary!!
  • Agat - Items fell on the floor. Shook pretty hard.
  • Yona - Nothing was damage thou.
  • Tumon - Everyone in the office was under their desks! Great job Team!
  • Upper Tumon - That was a big one....lasted quite some time too. I live right on a cliff overlooking Tumon Bay and worry that one day I'll be sliding down to the area below me. This time, I actually ran outside the house...just in case!
  • Tamuning - No structural damage. Minor damage to things falling from shelves.
  • Hilton - No damage, was sleeping inside room at level 2 , hilton resort , awaken by gf , feel massive shaking for around a minute.
  • Mangilao - Lasted about a minute. The neighbors were all yelling!
  • Tamuning - Nice shake, it seamed to last a relatively long time.
  • Mangilao - I was in class at GCC and the entire building started to shake for a good 10+ seconds. Scared just about everyone.
  • Tumon - Strong enough to scare both tourist and locals alike!
  • USGS Piti Village, Guam Sep 17 06:14 7.1 172 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Piti Village, Guam Sep 17 06:14 6.7 136 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Lakatoro, Vanuatu Sep 17 06:11 5.6 180 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Vanuatu Islands Sep 17 06:11 5.1 186 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Vanuatu Sep 17 06:11 5.6 181 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Valparaiso, Chile Sep 17 05:13 3.7 12 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Loiza, Puerto Rico Sep 17 04:49 2.7 68 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Puerto Rico Region Sep 17 04:49 2.7 68 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Sep 17 04:48 4.4 229 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Maule, Chile Sep 17 04:33 3.1 50 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Whakatane Sep 17 04:25 2.8 213 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET Whitianga Sep 17 04:12 3.2 52 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Perry, Oklahoma Sep 17 04:07 2.6 4 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Oklahoma Sep 17 04:07 2.6 5 MAP I Felt It

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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) ?
    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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