Earthquakes list January 9, 2012

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M 5.2      2012/01/09 19:53     Depth 15.0 km      SOUTHERN IRAN

11:23:37 PM at epicenter
Very close to Dargur and Darhash. In general we can say that this is a populated area if the epicenter location is right (error margin USGS 15 km). We call this earthquake moderately dangerous because of the combination depth / fault line type and population.
71 km (44 miles) WSW of Bandar `Abbas, Iran and 87 km (54 miles) NE of Bandar-e Lengeh, Iran
Satellite map of the greater epicenter area

M 6.6    2012/01/09    04:07    Depth 38.9 km    SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS
03:07:16 PM at epicenter
Strong shallow Sea quake, luckily the epicenter is far from the populated area
About 14,000 people will have experienced strong shaking of MMI V
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The Hawaii-based U.S. Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said there was no destructive tsunami generated
353 km (219 miles) E (92°) from Kira Kira, Solomon Islands
583 km (362 miles) ESE (102°) from HONIARA, Solomon Islands
Satellite map of the greater epicenter area

Weak very shallow earthquakes well felt by people living above it
M 2.7    2012/01/09    02:50     Depth 4.8 km    OKLAHOMA

Summary of earthquakes only faintly felt by people
M 5.1      2012/01/09 21:30     Depth 59.3 km      VALPARAISO, CHILE
M 5.1      2012/01/09 20:13     Depth 32.8 km      NEAR THE NORTH COAST OF PAPUA, INDONESIA
M 4.7      2012/01/09 08:50     Depth 40.0 km      NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN

M 4.7      2012/01/09 07:10     Depth 33.9 km      NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN

Daily summary of earthquakes only surrounded by a lot of water
M 5.4    2012/01/09    03:43     Depth 36.5 km    TONGA REGION
M 5.0    2012/01/09    02:38     Depth 36.7 km    KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION

Earthquakes occurred yesterday (UTC time), but today local time

Daily summary of moderate quakes faintly felt by people
M 5.2      2012/01/08   22:13      Depth 67.2 km      EASTERN HONSHU, JAPAN
M 5.4      2012/01/08   21:51      Depth 40.2 km      VANUATU
M 4.8      2012/01/08   17:05     Depth 25.7 km      KEPULAUAN MENTAWAI REGION, INDONESIA

Daily summary of earthquakes only surrounded by a lot of water
M 4.7      2012/01/08   20:25      Depth 13.4 km      BONIN ISLANDS, JAPAN REGION

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