Latest earthquakes in the world

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SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
ER I Felt A (not Listed) Earthquake Jul 25 23:59 4.6 0 MAP I Felt It
  • Southern Leyte - A light shaking for 10 - 20 seconds....
  • bali - Woken by shaking. Went back to sleep. Neighbour mentioned the shaking. On investigation confirmed it was earthquake. All safe, no damage
  • EMSC Greece Jul 25 03:18 3.1 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Stratford Jul 25 02:22 2.6 146 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Talkeetna, Alaska Jul 25 01:41 2.9 14 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Crete, Greece Jul 25 00:28 3.1 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Bio-bio, Chile Jul 25 00:15 3.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    ER I Felt A (not Listed) Earthquake Jul 24 23:59 4.6 0 MAP I Felt It
  • Port Townsend, USA - About 7 second duration after I awoke
  • Bisbee, AZ - I felt dizzy briefly then the windows started to rattle and were shaking visibly as though very strongs gusts of wind were repeatedly shaking the house. Decorative glassware rattled in display cabinets and some pictures had to be straightened a bit when it was over.
  • Bali - 10.50pm local
  • Bali - Light but I still felt it
  • EMSC Leyte, Philippines Jul 24 23:57 5.3 59 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Hinunangan - Concrete home shook east/west 3 or 4 times about 2 feet over 7 seconds. Wasn't violent. No apparent structural damage. Broken items inside do to falling off shelves. No injuries reported in local area. Epicenter was 9.4 km west of my location.
  • USGS Hinundayan, Philippines Jul 24 23:57 5.3 37 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Leyte, Philippines Jul 24 23:57 5.1 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Northern Mid-atlantic Ridge Jul 24 23:09 4.7 33 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Northern Mid Atlantic Ridge Jul 24 23:09 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Northern Mid-atlantic Ridge Jul 24 23:09 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Dodecanese Is.-turkey Border Reg Jul 24 22:28 2.6 65 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Offshore Bio-bio, Chile Jul 24 22:11 3.4 32 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Off West Coast Of Northern Sumatra Jul 24 22:09 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Off W Coast Of Northern Sumatra Jul 24 22:09 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Bio-bio, Chile Jul 24 21:57 3.7 6 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Near Coast Of Central Chile Jul 24 21:51 4.5 26 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Talcahuano, Chile Jul 24 21:51 4.6 13 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Offshore Bio-bio, Chile Jul 24 21:51 4.0 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Offshore Bio-bio, Chile Jul 24 21:46 4.0 35 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET White Island Jul 24 21:08 3.0 183 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Atacama, Chile Jul 24 21:04 2.9 91 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Offshore Tarapaca, Chile Jul 24 21:03 2.8 38 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET Tolaga Bay Jul 24 20:11 2.6 45 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Zambia Jul 24 19:45 4.6 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Zambia Jul 24 19:45 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Milford Sound Jul 24 19:42 2.9 7 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET Castlepoint Jul 24 19:22 3.4 28 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Pine Valley, California Jul 24 19:20 3.5 8 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern California Jul 24 19:20 3.5 9 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET Reefton Jul 24 19:04 2.6 14 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Off Coast Of Northern Chile Jul 24 18:56 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Tarapaca, Chile Jul 24 18:56 4.1 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    OVSICORI Alajuela, Costa Rica Jul 24 18:48 4.7 17 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • San Pedro de Poas - no damages
  • Santa Gertrudis Sur - 5 second shake...then 10 seconds of a long wave
  • Alejuela - No damage
  • Santa Ana - No damage noted.
  • San Isidro de Grecia - No damage, just some shaking for about 10 - 15 seconds.
  • Atenas - No damage- about 10 seconds of shaking
  • Atenas - No damage, just a sharp jolt. The local paper reports it at 4.3 in La Guacima de Alajuela.
  • Atenas - No apparent damage
  • escazu - heard the sounds of a what sounded like a train then felt the ground and the House shaking ,items on shelves & my desk rattled for what seemed a long time but it was really short but stronger then stopped with complete silence !
  • Atenas - No damage noted
  • Santa Ana - Aucun dégât
  • El Rodeo near Cuidad Colon - everything shook for several seconds and everyone felt it. The shaking was strong enough and long enough that I am surprised there is not damage. One neighbor reports that the ground looked like waves before the shaking began.
  • Curidibat - Sound and trembling with building shaking 10 seconds
  • Jaco - Light shaking and a slow swaying, duration less than 10 seconds
  • La Garita - Was standing in the pool and felt the bottom of it slide under my feet and heard what I can only describe as a sonic sound vibration move past me into the houses and structures near me.
  • santa ana - No damage but Horrfying few seconds experinced firs time in life
  • Santa Barbara - Since it was windy, I figured it was the wind, but I was up and active inside the house; it was more the sound I heard of a good sudden jolt/thunk, then it was done. I realized it was a shaker when neighbours, quite surprised, came over and asked if I felt it, then family was calling the house to see if I felt it.
  • Belen - was in the classroom. shook the computer and table.
  • Poas National Park - No damage, slight shaking for <1 second
  • Sarchi Norte - No damage, just moderate shaking for about 10 - 15 seconds, floor lamp and TV shaking considerably.
  • ciudad colon - it was real and terrifying. I thought the world was comin to an end
  • USGS Y, Alaska Jul 24 18:06 2.8 26 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET Whangarei Jul 24 17:17 4.0 356 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS The Bottom, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius And Sab Jul 24 17:12 3.6 136 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC St. Martin Region, Leeward Isl. Jul 24 17:12 3.6 136 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Goroka, Papua New Guinea Jul 24 17:10 5.4 75 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.n.g. Jul 24 17:10 5.4 95 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.n.g. Jul 24 17:10 5.3 75 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Peru Jul 24 17:08 3.6 142 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Kushiro, Japan Jul 24 16:51 4.5 57 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Hokkaido, Japan Region Jul 24 16:51 4.5 51 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Hokkaido, Japan Region Jul 24 16:51 4.5 47 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET French Pass Jul 24 16:27 2.6 77 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Southern Alaska Jul 24 16:04 3.1 100 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Alaska Jul 24 16:04 3.1 100 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Central California Jul 24 15:44 3.0 6 MAP I Felt It
    USGS San Simeon, California Jul 24 15:44 3.0 6 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS San Simeon, California Jul 24 15:20 2.7 6 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Central California Jul 24 15:20 2.7 6 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC South Of Bali, Indonesia Jul 24 14:49 4.3 80 MAP I Felt It
  • Seminyak - Huis bewoog, grond schudde. Geen schade.
  • jimbaran - First I heard the doors shaking and then my bed rocked for approx five seconds
  • GEOFON South Of Bali, Indonesia Jul 24 14:49 4.3 80 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • senggigi - Zeer zwak schudden
  • Bali - Woke me up
  • Nusa dua bali - Lamps and water bottles rattled and moved on then bedside tables and bed moved 5 seconds
  • Denpasar - Little one
  • Bali - Light shaking felt on bed. Lasted for about 3-5 seconds.
  • Ubud - Very week shaking
  • South Bali - Bed was shaking for 2-5 s. ~ 15s later few more bed shaking actions discovered
  • nusa dua , Bali - Sleeping woke up fell the vibration for at least 3 or 4 sec.
  • nasi lembongan - no damage but we could feel the earth shaking. twice, each time around 5''. there was maybe 2' between the two shakings.
  • jimbaran - Moderates Schütteln. Bücher wackeln in Regal.
  • Uluwatu - Bed and villa rumbled. Sounded like something was falling
  • Nusa lembongan - 2 secousses espacées de quelques secondes, le sol et les fenetres ont vibré
  • Sanur - Awakened by earthquake. Things moved
  • bali - Vibrations 3 a 4 secondes verres et bouteilles légèrement déplacés
  • EMSC Offshore O'higgins, Chile Jul 24 14:43 3.4 32 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Atka, Alaska Jul 24 14:39 3.7 26 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Haast Jul 24 14:39 2.6 5 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Redoubt Volcano, Alaska Jul 24 14:30 3.0 100 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Valparaiso, Chile Jul 24 14:20 2.9 25 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET Haast Jul 24 14:16 2.9 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Te Kaha Jul 24 13:49 2.9 228 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Coquimbo, Chile Jul 24 13:41 3.4 126 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Iran Jul 24 12:54 4.0 17 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Waipukurau Jul 24 12:15 4.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Taupo Jul 24 12:13 3.7 128 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Milford Sound Jul 24 12:03 3.1 6 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Mcgrath, Alaska Jul 24 11:20 2.7 1 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Anchor Point, Alaska Jul 24 11:15 2.6 97 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Punta Cana, Dominican Republic Jul 24 11:08 3.2 90 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Dominican Republic Region Jul 24 11:08 3.2 90 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Punta Cana, Dominican Republic Jul 24 10:58 3.3 50 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Dominican Republic Region Jul 24 10:58 3.3 50 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Tokoroa Jul 24 10:14 2.9 215 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Volcano, Hawaii Jul 24 10:08 3.0 0 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET Milford Sound Jul 24 09:55 2.8 5 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Ngulung Wetan, Indonesia Jul 24 08:41 5.0 36 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC South Of Java, Indonesia Jul 24 08:41 5.1 30 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON South Of Java, Indonesia Jul 24 08:41 5.1 23 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Eastern Turkey Jul 24 08:19 2.6 5 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Pujiharjo, Indonesia Jul 24 08:16 4.5 37 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON South Of Java, Indonesia Jul 24 08:16 4.6 52 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC South Of Java, Indonesia Jul 24 08:16 4.6 50 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France Jul 24 08:15 3.0 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Southern Iran Jul 24 06:04 4.3 41 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Iran Jul 24 06:04 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Spain Jul 24 06:03 2.7 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Off Coast Of Northern Chile Jul 24 05:21 4.3 65 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Ilo, Peru Jul 24 05:21 4.2 28 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off Coast Of Tarapaca, Chile Jul 24 05:21 4.3 49 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Vanuatu Islands Jul 24 04:49 4.6 26 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Isangel, Vanuatu Jul 24 04:49 4.7 41 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Vanuatu Jul 24 04:49 4.6 44 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Xinjiang, China Jul 24 03:08 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Darya Boyi, China Jul 24 03:08 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Southern Xinjiang, China Jul 24 03:08 4.7 25 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Lakeview, Oregon Jul 24 02:40 3.1 1 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Nevada Jul 24 02:40 3.0 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Lakeview, Oregon Jul 24 02:40 3.0 4 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET Oxford Jul 24 02:10 2.7 6 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Little Sitkin Island, Alaska Jul 24 02:05 2.6 111 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Lakeview, Oregon Jul 24 01:49 2.8 1 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Nevada Jul 24 01:49 2.7 1 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Dodecanese Islands, Greece Jul 24 01:40 3.3 116 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Sicily, Italy Jul 24 01:12 3.0 38 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Rotorua Jul 24 00:45 2.9 141 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Greece Jul 24 00:23 3.9 70 MAP I Felt It
  • Farsa - Geen schade, intens brommend geluid en schuddend bed.
  • EMSC Greece Jul 24 00:23 3.7 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Kefalonia - Schudfen van woning gedurende enkele seconden
  • Lixouri Kefalonia - Ich wurde aus dem Bett raus geschuettelt und alles schwinkte und am.schlimsten war den gerausch...schrecklich.
  • kefalonia - I was awoken with a loud shaking noise.It sounded like rock vibrating when I realised it was a earthquake. I have never experienced an earthquake before as I live in England.Personally, it was the most horrible experience. I was even cuddling up to my sister and couldn't stop shaking. I may seem to be exaggerating but it was simply horrible.
  • ER I Felt A (not Listed) Earthquake Jul 23 23:59 4.6 0 MAP I Felt It
  • Juneau, AK - Woke just prior to quake. No abrupt jaring, just steady, moderate shaking,Seemed to go on forever. Probably 45 seconds to 1 minute. No damage. Visit to Tracy Arm later that morning, saw lots(!) of small icebergs in the fjord. Boat Captain noted lots more than the day before. Kinda like a 300 lb. gorilla jumping on the floor above...
  • Royal Orchid Hotel ( Tumon) - I was laying on the bed, talking on the phone and it felt like someone grabbed my bed and was shaking it.23 July 1400utc
  • USGS Townsend, Montana Jul 23 23:55 3.5 3 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Jul 23 23:46 3.2 112 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Turkey Jul 23 22:28 3.0 4 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Arecibo, Puerto Rico Jul 23 22:25 2.8 25 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Puerto Rico Region Jul 23 22:25 2.8 25 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Sutton-alpine, Alaska Jul 23 22:13 2.7 18 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Iquique, Chile Jul 23 21:39 5.5 114 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Potosi, Bolivia Jul 23 21:39 5.6 108 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Chile-bolivia Border Region Jul 23 21:39 5.6 105 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Chile-bolivia Border Region Jul 23 21:00 4.4 121 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Calama, Chile Jul 23 21:00 4.2 135 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Jul 23 21:00 4.3 124 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Caspian Sea, Offshore Azerbaijan Jul 23 19:38 3.4 50 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Hawera Jul 23 19:11 2.8 151 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Turkey-syria Border Region Jul 23 18:19 2.6 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Dominican Republic Region Jul 23 17:57 2.8 22 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Punta Cana, Dominican Republic Jul 23 17:57 2.8 21 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Jul 23 17:33 3.5 137 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Te Kuiti Jul 23 17:24 2.7 202 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Taron, Papua New Guinea Jul 23 17:23 4.9 29 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON New Britain Region, P.n.g. Jul 23 17:23 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC New Britain Region, P.n.g. Jul 23 17:23 4.8 15 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET Mokau Jul 23 17:06 2.6 239 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Near S Coast Of Papua, Indonesia Jul 23 16:59 4.7 7 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Irian Jaya Region, Indonesia Jul 23 16:59 4.7 7 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southeastern Iran Jul 23 16:38 3.6 18 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Saint Helier, Jersey Jul 23 16:26 4.0 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • St Helier - no shaking; just heard a constant low rumble sound which sounded distant for around 5 seconds
  • St Brelades - I was sitting on the balcony of the hotel on the fourth floor admiring the view across the bay. Suddenly the balcony shook and the railings moved, I sat there riveted to the spot unable to make sense of what I had just experienced. My brain said "earth quake" but my mind couldn't quite accept that it was. There was no other sign at all that anyone else had noticed it so I began to think my mind was playing tricks on me and I had imagined it until I heard the news confirm that there had been an e
  • St Brelades Bay - I noticed it, family didn't, like a truck passing nearby
  • St Mary - Sounded like a big truck going past but lasted too long. Very noisy and sound of squealing animal outside. Husband shouted "Get out, it's an earthquake!" No damage noted.
  • Grouville - sunbathing in garden and felt the sunlounger shake for a couple of seconds, felt like a huge truck going past
  • St Peter Port - Thought was either tremor or truck. Now know it was tremor!
  • St Clement - Rumbling & shaking increasing in intensity for approximately 3-5 seconds. No evidence of damage to property or local area.
  • EMSC France Jul 23 16:26 4.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • St. Helier - No Damage, slight wobble felt like about 2.2 compared to the last quake of 3.9 / 4.0
  • St. Martins - Felt it but as strong as it was few weeks ago
  • St Ouen - Strongest of the recent quakes that I have felt, though I did not feel the large quake earlier this month to compare.
  • St. Martins - Felt shaking but not as strong as it was last time. No damage
  • St Helier - St Helier Jersey :-Loud rumble with moderate jarring wobble to the building didn't last long at all.
  • St Helier - Not sure about the rest of the island but certainly a nice loud rumble with slight shaking - pictures not quite straight on the wall anymore!
  • St Peter Port - House shaked a couple of times, but not that strong.
  • St Ouen - Loud rumbling and windows shook. It felt like the one on 12 July
  • St. Andrew - Heard noise and felt vibration coming through floor (bare feet). Lasted a couple of seconds. Cannot compare with the 11th July as was driving at the time.
  • St John - Loud rumble, house shook..pheasants squawked loudly as they did last time.
  • St. Ouen - house shook, birds freaked out, i freaked out.
  • St. Sampson - Not as strong as 11 July. Long rumble and minor movement. No loud bang this time
  • St. Brelade - Four floors up the building shook.Sounded like the deep rumbling of a train going past,ending with a heavy impact. Not as severe and prolonged as the last on 11th july,14
  • St Martins - Similar vibrations as though an underground train was coming towards the house followed by a thud which made some doors rattle, all lasted 10 seconds or so.
  • St Brelade - No Damage, Felt shaking but not as strong as it was last time.
  • St Saviour - I didn't feel the 11th July earthquake, but I felt this one. I live by the airport, and at first thought it was the rumble of a plane taking off, but it lasted a bit too long and the rumble felt a bit too deep. If it hadn't been for the first earthquake so recently, I probably wouldn't have thought too much of it.
  • St Peter - Thought a huge truck was going past, except I live down a tiny lane.
  • Bliss - My wife said she felt nothing
  • St. John - Load rumbling and I thought it was worse than the quake a week or two ago. Quite startling actually
  • St Saviour - Vibrating banister.Made the toilet flush!
  • St Peter Port - Very light shudder and vibrating, but no damage to the property
  • GEOFON France Jul 23 16:26 3.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Matawai Jul 23 15:59 3.0 44 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Turangi Jul 23 15:35 2.6 7 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET Blenheim Jul 23 15:35 3.6 16 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Virgin Islands Region Jul 23 15:34 2.7 29 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Road Town, British Virgin Islands Jul 23 15:34 2.7 29 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Jul 23 15:34 3.1 12 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Guatemala Jul 23 14:20 4.3 80 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Guatemala Jul 23 14:20 4.0 94 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Champerico, Guatemala Jul 23 14:20 4.3 69 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Ohakune Jul 23 14:19 2.9 238 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Greece Jul 23 14:13 3.1 2 MAP I Felt It INFO

    Data sources courtesy : USGSEMSCGFZGEONET


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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) ?
    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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