(Major) Earthquakes list April 3, 2012

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M 5.4    2012/04/03    03:08     Depth 74.5 km     NEAR THE COAST OF NORTHERN PERU
Moderate earthquake just 3 km ESE of Piura
Monday, April 02, 2012 at 10:08 PM at epicenter– Epicenter location see below in list

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SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
EMSC Kepulauan Kai, Indonesia Apr 03 23:42 5.7 33 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Aru Islands Region, Indonesia Apr 03 23:42 5.4 10 MAP I Felt It
USGS Kepulauan Kai, Indonesia Apr 03 23:42 5.7 10 MAP I Felt It
USGS Philippine Islands Region Apr 03 20:41 4.7 109 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Philippine Islands Region Apr 03 20:41 4.7 100 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON South Of Fiji Islands Apr 03 15:21 4.7 389 MAP I Felt It
USGS Near The East Coast Of Honshu, Japan Apr 03 11:52 5.0 28 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan Apr 03 11:52 5.0 28 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan Apr 03 11:52 5.0 26 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia Apr 03 11:27 5.0 508 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Banda Sea Apr 03 11:27 5.0 480 MAP I Felt It
USGS Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia Apr 03 11:26 5.0 477 MAP I Felt It
EMSC New Ireland Region, P.n.g. Apr 03 10:42 5.2 117 MAP I Felt It
USGS New Ireland Region, Papua New Guinea Apr 03 10:42 5.1 109 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON New Ireland Region, P.n.g. Apr 03 10:42 5.2 96 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Northern Peru Apr 03 09:17 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It
USGS Northern Peru Apr 03 09:17 4.7 29 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Northern Peru Apr 03 09:17 4.7 24 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Tarapaca, Chile Apr 03 07:25 5.3 117 MAP I Felt It
USGS Tarapaca, Chile Apr 03 07:25 5.2 117 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Northern Chile Apr 03 07:25 5.2 105 MAP I Felt It
USGS New Ireland Region, Papua New Guinea Apr 03 07:07 4.8 112 MAP I Felt It
EMSC New Ireland Region, P.n.g. Apr 03 07:07 4.8 113 MAP I Felt It
USGS Guerrero, Mexico Apr 03 05:35 4.7 42 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Guerrero, Mexico Apr 03 05:35 4.8 40 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Near Coast Of Guerrero, Mexico Apr 03 05:35 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Mindanao, Philippines Apr 03 04:25 5.1 80 MAP I Felt It
USGS Mindanao, Philippines Apr 03 04:25 5.0 79 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Mindanao, Philippines Apr 03 04:25 5.1 10 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Near S. Coast Of Honshu, Japan Apr 03 03:12 4.7 96 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Near S. Coast Of Honshu, Japan Apr 03 03:12 4.9 91 MAP I Felt It
USGS Near The South Coast Of Honshu, Japan Apr 03 03:12 4.9 88 MAP I Felt It
USGS Near The Coast Of Northern Peru Apr 03 03:08 5.4 74 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Near Coast Of Northern Peru Apr 03 03:08 5.3 60 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Near Coast Of Northern Peru Apr 03 03:08 5.1 34 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.n.g. Apr 03 02:39 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Off Coast Of Central Chile Apr 03 02:11 5.1 52 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Offshore Valparaiso, Chile Apr 03 02:11 5.1 20 MAP I Felt It
USGS Offshore Valparaiso, Chile Apr 03 02:11 5.1 8 MAP I Felt It

Data sources courtesy : USGSEMSCGFZGEONET

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

M 4.6      2012/04/02 17:28     Depth 72.7 km      MOLUCCA SEA


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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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