Earthquakes list February 12, 2012

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M 5.1      2012/02/12 09:28      Depth 75.2 km      NEAR THE COAST OF SOUTHERN PERU
04:28:17 AM at epicenter
Below Guarango and approx. 70 km from the coast. 99 km (61 miles) S of Puquio, Peru
Satellite map of the greater epicenter area (see below)

Label info : M = magnitude, D = depth (km), Time = UTC – Click here for conversion in your local time.

SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
EMSC Ascension Island Region Feb 12 18:09 5.5 10 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Ascension Island Region Feb 12 18:09 5.5 10 MAP I Felt It
USGS Ascension Island Region Feb 12 18:09 5.0 9 MAP I Felt It
USGS Babuyan Islands Region, Philippines Feb 12 14:37 4.7 22 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Kermadec Islands, New Zealand Feb 12 14:13 4.6 183 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Kermadec Islands Region Feb 12 14:13 4.7 54 MAP I Felt It
USGS Kermadec Islands Region Feb 12 14:13 4.7 53 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Bonin Islands, Japan Region Feb 12 13:16 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It
USGS Bonin Islands, Japan Region Feb 12 13:16 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bonin Islands, Japan Region Feb 12 13:15 4.6 2 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Near Coast Of Southern Peru Feb 12 09:28 5.1 76 MAP I Felt It
USGS Near The Coast Of Southern Peru Feb 12 09:28 5.1 75 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Near Coast Of Peru Feb 12 09:28 5.1 10 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Near S Coast Of Papua, Indonesia Feb 12 06:28 4.8 12 MAP I Felt It
USGS Near The South Coast Of Papua, Indonesia Feb 12 06:28 4.7 22 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Irian Jaya Region, Indonesia Feb 12 06:28 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It
USGS Oaxaca, Mexico Feb 12 05:55 4.6 76 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Oaxaca, Mexico Feb 12 05:55 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Off East Coast Of Honshu, Japan Feb 12 04:41 5.2 10 MAP I Felt It
USGS Off The East Coast Of Honshu, Japan Feb 12 04:41 5.1 14 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Off East Coast Of Honshu, Japan Feb 12 04:41 5.1 10 MAP I Felt It

Data sources courtesy : USGSEMSCGFZGEONET

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

Feb 11 19:55 PM       M 4.9    Depth 40.5 km   Near The East Coast Of Honshu, Japan


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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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