Latest earthquakes in the world

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SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
ER I Felt A (not Listed) Earthquake Apr 23 23:59 4.6 0 MAP I Felt It
ER I Felt A (not Listed) Earthquake Apr 22 23:59 4.6 0 MAP I Felt It
ER I Felt A (not Listed) Earthquake Apr 21 23:59 4.6 0 MAP I Felt It
ER I Felt A (not Listed) Earthquake Apr 20 23:59 4.6 0 MAP I Felt It
ER I Felt A (not Listed) Earthquake Apr 19 23:59 4.6 0 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Apr 19 02:16 2.8 108 MAP I Felt It
GEONET Tauranga Apr 19 02:06 2.8 248 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Off Coast Of Tarapaca, Chile Apr 19 01:29 3.0 39 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Offshore Tarapaca, Chile Apr 19 01:22 2.7 19 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Offshore Tarapaca, Chile Apr 19 01:15 4.1 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEONET Te Awamutu Apr 19 01:10 3.6 481 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Panguna, Papua New Guinea Apr 19 01:04 6.9 52 MAP I Felt It
  • Capital Federal - Siento los terremotos con anticipación en los oídos desde hace 18 años. El de 8.3 de Chile empecé a sentirlo el 22 de Marzo, hasta el 1 de Abril. De ahí en más "sabía" que vendrían otros fuertes... como ahora. Sé que no es ésto lo que específicamente preguntan, pero a veces la sensación de impotencia es muy grande. Saludos (Marco MMII (una agitación muy débil) SOLO para penviar.
  • EMSC Bougainville Region, P.n.g. Apr 19 01:04 6.7 48 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Panguna, Papua New Guinea Apr 19 01:04 6.9 45 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Panguna, Papua New Guinea Apr 19 01:04 6.6 24 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Solomon Islands Apr 19 01:04 6.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Tarapaca, Chile Apr 19 00:33 2.7 39 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Offshore Tarapaca, Chile Apr 19 00:21 3.0 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Ionian Sea Apr 19 00:12 3.8 1 MAP I Felt It
    ER I Felt A (not Listed) Earthquake Apr 18 23:59 4.6 0 MAP I Felt It
  • Victoria, Canada - more of a rumble then anything
  • EMSC Guerrero, Mexico Apr 18 23:49 4.1 29 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Petatlan, Mexico Apr 18 23:49 4.1 29 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Iquique, Chile Apr 18 23:45 4.8 15 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Offshore Tarapaca, Chile Apr 18 23:45 4.8 33 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Near Coast Of Northern Chile Apr 18 23:45 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Ionian Sea Apr 18 23:43 3.4 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Alaska Apr 18 23:32 2.8 13 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Noatak, Alaska Apr 18 23:32 2.8 13 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Central Alaska Apr 18 23:04 4.3 1 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Deltana, Alaska Apr 18 23:04 4.1 12 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Alaska Apr 18 22:52 3.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Noatak, Alaska Apr 18 22:52 3.0 9 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Alaska Apr 18 22:30 3.4 3 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Noatak, Alaska Apr 18 22:30 3.4 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Punta De Burica, Panama Apr 18 21:57 4.7 26 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON South Of Panama Apr 18 21:57 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC South Of Panama Apr 18 21:57 4.7 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Apr 18 21:54 3.2 110 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Alaska Apr 18 21:46 2.7 6 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Noatak, Alaska Apr 18 21:46 2.7 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Offshore O'higgins, Chile Apr 18 21:40 2.9 31 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Noatak, Alaska Apr 18 21:38 4.1 15 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Northern Alaska Apr 18 21:38 4.3 16 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Palmerston Apr 18 21:16 3.4 6 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Bend, Oregon Apr 18 21:04 2.8 0 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Offshore Tarapaca, Chile Apr 18 21:00 2.6 35 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Komandorskiye Ostrova Region Apr 18 20:58 4.9 26 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Komandorskiye Ostrova Region Apr 18 20:58 4.9 15 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Turkey-iran-iraq Border Region Apr 18 20:43 3.7 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Alaska Apr 18 20:34 3.7 4 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Noatak, Alaska Apr 18 20:34 3.7 3 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Alaska Apr 18 20:28 3.7 14 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Noatak, Alaska Apr 18 20:28 3.7 13 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Anza, California Apr 18 20:19 2.5 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Offshore El Salvador Apr 18 20:00 4.5 65 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Off Coast Of Central America Apr 18 20:00 4.5 65 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Tarapaca, Chile Apr 18 19:41 2.9 35 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Northern Alaska Apr 18 19:38 2.7 9 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Noatak, Alaska Apr 18 19:38 2.7 8 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC France Apr 18 19:37 2.6 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Apr 18 19:34 2.8 113 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET Waverley Apr 18 19:30 2.7 122 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Mediterranean Sea Apr 18 19:08 2.7 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Northern Alaska Apr 18 19:05 3.0 7 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Northern Alaska Apr 18 19:05 3.0 7 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Balleny Islands Region Apr 18 19:05 5.5 13 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Balleny Islands Region Apr 18 19:05 5.5 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Balleny Islands Region Apr 18 19:05 5.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southwestern Siberia, Russia Apr 18 19:00 4.1 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Ust'-koksa, Russia Apr 18 19:00 4.0 49 MAP I Felt It INFO
    WCATWC 70 Miles N Of Kotzebue Alaska Apr 18 18:57 5.6 22 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Alaska Apr 18 18:56 5.6 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Noatak, Alaska Apr 18 18:56 5.4 12 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Kivalina, AK - In school. Thought kids were running down the hallway.
  • Noatak, Alaska - it was enough to feel it. and to shake the school. not so bad that it ruined things. just a small tremor.
  • Noatak - The file cabinets started shaking here at Noatak IRA, I went home to check on the house and felt another, our ceiling fan was really shaking.
  • Noatak - felt the house shake n felt three more after that wasn't that bad but felt it shake everyone in Noatak felt it too
  • Noatak - After a couple of small shakes, there was one larger shake that really moved!
  • GEOFON Northern Alaska Apr 18 18:56 5.5 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Noatak, Alaska Apr 18 18:56 5.3 33 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Fern Acres, Hawaii Apr 18 18:53 3.0 6 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Noatak, Alaska Apr 18 18:53 3.7 16 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Alaska Apr 18 18:52 3.7 16 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Noatak, Alaska Apr 18 18:52 3.8 20 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Offshore Tarapaca, Chile Apr 18 18:51 2.7 38 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Northern Alaska Apr 18 18:44 5.5 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Northern Alaska Apr 18 18:44 5.6 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Noatak, Alaska Apr 18 18:44 5.6 23 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Turkey Apr 18 18:18 2.7 11 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Offshore Tarapaca, Chile Apr 18 18:17 3.2 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON France Apr 18 18:12 2.9 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC France Apr 18 18:12 3.1 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET White Island Apr 18 17:58 2.7 30 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Panguna, Papua New Guinea Apr 18 17:53 4.7 84 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Solomon Islands Apr 18 17:53 4.8 80 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Solomon Islands Apr 18 17:53 4.7 79 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Baja California, Mexico Apr 18 17:44 3.1 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Progreso, Mexico Apr 18 17:44 3.1 9 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Baja California, Mexico Apr 18 17:32 3.0 9 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Progreso, Mexico Apr 18 17:32 2.9 9 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Offshore Guerrero, Mexico Apr 18 17:01 4.3 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Tecpan De Galeana, Mexico Apr 18 17:01 4.3 19 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET White Island Apr 18 16:52 3.0 241 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Whitianga Apr 18 16:42 3.6 344 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Opunake Apr 18 16:26 3.2 235 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Turkey Apr 18 16:24 2.9 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Atacama, Chile Apr 18 16:06 3.8 90 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Guerrero, Mexico Apr 18 15:54 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Near Coast Of Guerrero, Mexico Apr 18 15:54 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Antofagasta, Chile Apr 18 15:39 3.2 64 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC South Of Java, Indonesia Apr 18 15:36 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON South Of Java, Indonesia Apr 18 15:36 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Greater Los Angeles Area, Calif. Apr 18 15:30 2.7 6 MAP I Felt It
    USGS La Habra, California Apr 18 15:30 2.7 6 MAP I Felt It
  • Brea - It was just a little shake
  • USGS Kirakira, Solomon Islands Apr 18 15:24 4.7 51 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Solomon Islands Apr 18 15:24 4.9 48 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Solomon Islands Apr 18 15:24 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Near Coast Of Guerrero, Mexico Apr 18 15:21 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Guerrero, Mexico Apr 18 15:21 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC South Of Java, Indonesia Apr 18 15:07 5.2 55 MAP I Felt It
  • Kebumen - Felt the shake very slow in Kebumen regency in Central Java.
  • GEOFON South Of Java, Indonesia Apr 18 15:07 5.2 56 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Bambanglipuro, Indonesia Apr 18 15:07 5.0 23 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Southern Greece Apr 18 15:06 2.9 1 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON South Of Java, Indonesia Apr 18 15:01 4.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC South Of Java, Indonesia Apr 18 15:01 4.0 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Guerrero, Mexico Apr 18 14:54 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Guerrero, Mexico Apr 18 14:54 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It
    PTWC Guerrero Mexico Apr 18 14:39 7.4 52 MAP I Felt It
  • México city - Long shaking, felt dizzy, no damage to our house. Dogs barking, birds flying from perches. House made cracking sound . Did not lose electrical power.
  • Estado de México - La casa empezó a rechinar todo se movía salimos a la calle vimos a los demás vecino salir al parecer todos bien y no tenemos energía electrica
  • Colima - Se sintió fuerte pero sin daños en mi vivienda y colonia
  • Red Dog Mine - my first earthquake experience up here!
  • Guadalajara - My house was tembling very weak for a few seconds. You could also see the street lamps moving slightly.
  • Cuernavaca - La cama se mecia y crei estar mareado por trigliceridos altos, que me paro y al ver el foco se campaneaba feo, correle a la puerta y seguir sintiendo el temblor fuerte, pues patitas para afuera con los perros
  • Puerto Vallarta - Felt the ground begin to move. Was sitting at breakfast at the Hilton Puerto Vallarta.
  • EMSC Southern Alaska Apr 18 14:36 2.9 30 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Cape Yakataga, Alaska Apr 18 14:36 2.9 30 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Petatlan, Mexico Apr 18 14:27 7.5 48 MAP I Felt It
  • Nuevo Vallarta - Simply lamps and chair start to move from left to right..
  • Manuel Hidalgo - Rolling series of quakes lasting almost one minute. Enough to rattle but not break dishes.
  • Patzcuaro - seemed to last quite awhile.
  • Tepoztlan - nice little roller. i experienced the earthquake in Ferndalale, CA about a month a go, and this one was much weaker.
  • Cuernavacs - Pos estaba durmiendo y mi cama sentía que se mecía y luego mi hermano gritandome TEEEMMBLOOOOR xD
  • Veracruz - It was strange. First I saw the T.V. moving. I was thinking that my blood sugar is low then I suddenly say other things around moving.
  • Toluca - The house started shaking and the hanging lights swung for a few minutes.
  • D.F. - We just stood outside in the courtyard watching the planters moving, hoping it does not get worse.
  • Metepec - We woke up to the whole house shaking. Went outside and the light poles were swaying. No visible damage, but it felt pretty strong.
  • Nuevo Vallarta - 8th floor building, shaking felt by people for 20 seconds, lights swinging, upper deck pool splashing,
  • Ajijic - No damage. Second floor apartment swayed back and forth.
  • Morelos - No damage to property. It rocked back and forth gently.
  • La Piedad, Michoacan - Today at 0930 hrs central US time there was a 7.02 magnitude strong quake near Mexico City Guerrero which was felt also in La Piedad Michoacán with light shaking and movement.
  • Mexico City - A few things spilled and the rocking was pretty fuerte, but no signs of significant damage in my area.
  • mexico city - No damge to any buildings in my area (very close to Angel of Independence and Reforma) but major shaking along with the official alarm and many car alarms.
  • Puerto Vallarta - We were sitting on our balcony on the 24th floor. Our condo is directly on the ocean. We experienced strong shaking and were unable to stand and walk until it was done. Several objects fell over and a couple of pictures fell off the wall. I do not know of any damage as it only happened five minutes ago.
  • Huixquilucan Estado de Mexico - I was working on the offices and i feel shaking and everybody was like...EARTQUAKE!!!!
  • Naucalpan, Ed. de Mexico - No damage, long rolling quake
  • Colima - Lo sentimos muy leve
  • Estado de Mexico - me encouentro viendo el televisor y senti una agitacion leve, sin notarse daños en mi vivienda, sali a la calle pero no hay nadie para compartir lo que se sintio.
  • Mexico City - Knocked over a can in the house.
  • Zihuatanecho - UNA FUERTE SACUDIDA TIRO COSAS DE LOS ESTANTES DE LAS TIENDAS COMERCIALES E HIZO CIMBRAR LAS CASAS.
  • San Miguel de Allende - noticed weak rolling motion in house for about 5 - 10 seconds and rocking chair moving.
  • Guanajuato - muy leve
  • Jiutepec, Morelos - sentí como en un barco moviendo en las olas. No hay daños físicos ni heridos
  • DF - Se sintio fuerte la sacudida, se mecia el departamento con intensidad de moderada a fuerte.... pero sin daños! Buen susto!
  • Sultepec - ningun daño
  • Guadalajara - Bed shook side to side gently, hanging ornaments swayed
  • Tlaxcala - No hay daños, solo quedo el susto...
  • Cuidad de Mexico - Ik lag op bed te Twitteren, en het huis begon hevig te schudden voor paar minuten lang.
  • Bugambilias 4 - No damage.......kind of a rolling movement. I thought I was getting dizzy.
  • Ajijic - No damage. Second floor apartment swaying back and forth gently.
  • DF - Estoy de vacaciones, me despertó el sonido y el movimiento, estuvo fuerte, pero no se fue la luz ni Internet, nos quedamos dentro del departamento, junto a una columna.
  • Mexico city - Gentle swaying. On 5th floor of hotel. Was sleeping and it woke me up. Pendant lamps swinging. No damage as far as I can see.
  • Manzanillo, Colima - Seemed to last for a while, rolling motion.
  • Tecoman,Colima - It was more like rolling then shaking. I watched the lime trees in the backyard move like a domino effect. It was a smooth but distinct rolling and swaying motion.
  • Queretaro - I was sitting working at my desk when I felt a vibration in all the house, the best way I can describe it is like we were on top of a waterbed...I thought maybe the wind was very strong or that I was having vertigo...but I could tell it was moving the whole house...made me nervous that something would fall...I asked my daughter if she could feel it and she said yes...it lasted about 30 seconds or so. Never felt anything like it before.
  • Metepec Estado de México - Largo sin daños en la zona
  • Chilpancingo de los Bravo, Guerrero - Fuerte movimiento que dificultaba mucho caminar, duró bastante tiempo, no hay daños a propiedad
  • Guadalajara - I just woke up and felt door and bed shaking. Was scary and moved out to observe the situation.
  • Guadalajara - Approximately 9:30AM was sitting at my desk, and it started to move and sway back and forth. The condo floor above me made creaking sounds right before the movement. Nothing rocked off the shelves. No damage
  • Morelia - No property damage. Strong shaking, seemed to last a few minutes. Everyone ran into the street.
  • Autlan de Navarro - Informe sobre el simso de 7.0 que sacudio a Colima y Guerreo, aquí en Autlán de Navarro.Fue poco perceptible a esa hora en que muchos nos disponiamos a desayunar.
  • Zihuatanejo - Desayunando se empezó a sentir la vibración (abajo/arriba) como si una perforadora estuviera a un lado. La gente espantada, salió de los lugares, la marina y PFP empezó a dar alerta de no meterse al mar.
  • Cd de Mexico - bastante fuerte y una duración prolongada postes de luz y arboles se movían con mucha fuerza
  • Гвадалахара - около девяти с лишним утра я чувствовала как качается кровать и тумбочка
  • Mexico - fuerte sacudimiento oscilatorio con intensidad de 7.0 a 7.5 con un duracion aproximada de 1:15 minutos
  • Cihuatlan - No damage. Watched as water in pool starting sloshing as if someone had just jumped into it. Light fixtures gently swinging.
  • Marina Vallarta - I was in a small bathroom and room had a rolling motion from side to side, blinds swaying, two different rolls and gentle shaking for quite a while, maybe 20-30 seconds. My husband did not feel it at all in another part of condo.
  • USGS Tecpan De Galeana, Mexico Apr 18 14:27 7.2 24 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Guerrero, Mexico Apr 18 14:27 7.2 29 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Guerrero, Mexico Apr 18 14:27 7.2 26 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Alaska Peninsula Apr 18 14:23 3.0 45 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Chignik Lake, Alaska Apr 18 14:23 3.0 44 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Otra Banda, Dominican Republic Apr 18 14:16 3.4 146 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Dominican Republic Apr 18 14:16 3.4 146 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC South Of Java, Indonesia Apr 18 14:10 4.5 57 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON South Of Java, Indonesia Apr 18 14:10 4.5 57 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC South Of Java, Indonesia Apr 18 13:33 5.2 51 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON South Of Java, Indonesia Apr 18 13:33 5.2 49 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Bambanglipuro, Indonesia Apr 18 13:33 5.2 36 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET Te Araroa Apr 18 13:14 3.1 93 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Santa Cruz Islands Region Apr 18 13:02 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Lata, Solomon Islands Apr 18 13:02 4.6 42 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Santa Cruz Islands Region Apr 18 13:02 4.7 32 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Te Anau Apr 18 12:32 3.7 121 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Tarapaca, Chile Apr 18 12:10 4.0 40 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Apr 18 11:58 2.6 5 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Road Town, British Virgin Islands Apr 18 11:57 3.1 13 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Virgin Islands Region Apr 18 11:57 3.1 13 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Tarapaca, Chile Apr 18 11:52 4.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Off Coast Of Northern Chile Apr 18 11:52 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEONET Te Kaha Apr 18 11:12 3.0 40 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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    1. 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

    2. David Brown says:

      We were falling asleep when the house began shaking.

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