(Major) Earthquakes list July 7, 2012 – Moderate earthquake in the Dominican Republic

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Moderate earthquake in the Dominican Republic
The earthquake was felt all over the Dominican Republic and neighbor country Haiti
We do not expect that this earthquake would generate serious damage but people will have been scared seriously.
7 km (5 miles) WNW (293°) from Barahona, Barahona, Dominican Republic
128 km (80 miles) ESE (106°) from PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti

Shallow moderate earthquake in FYR Macedonia
Shallow (10 km depth) earthquake 15 km NE Ohrid (pop 54,908)
Earthquake-Report.com does not expect serious damage or injuries from this earthquake.

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SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
GEOFON South Of Kermadec Islands Jul 07 23:48 4.7 69 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Near S. Coast Of Western Honshu Jul 07 23:42 4.4 406 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Near S. Coast Of Western Honshu Jul 07 23:42 4.4 400 MAP I Felt It
USGS Near The South Coast Of Western Honshu, Japan Jul 07 23:42 4.4 415 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON South Sandwich Islands Region Jul 07 23:31 4.8 37 MAP I Felt It
USGS South Sandwich Islands Region Jul 07 23:31 4.7 35 MAP I Felt It
EMSC South Sandwich Islands Region Jul 07 23:31 4.8 40 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Mid-indian Ridge Jul 07 22:49 5.1 10 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Mauritius/reunion Region Jul 07 22:49 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It
USGS Mauritius - Reunion Region Jul 07 22:49 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Banda Sea Jul 07 22:08 4.3 284 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Banda Sea Jul 07 22:08 4.3 284 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Kuril Islands Jul 07 20:37 4.5 33 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Kuril Islands Jul 07 20:37 4.6 40 MAP I Felt It
USGS Kuril Islands Jul 07 20:37 4.6 29 MAP I Felt It
USGS Dominican Republic Jul 07 20:32 5.1 19 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Dominican Republic Jul 07 20:32 5.2 20 MAP I Felt It
  • jarabacoa - Felt the bed ease move back and forth
  • GEOFON Dominican Republic Region Jul 07 20:32 5.2 29 MAP I Felt It
  • Santo Domingo - Light back & forth shaking... lasted 10-15 secs at most... weird sensation... no damage at all here
  • GEONET Fiordland Jul 07 17:58 4.5 12 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Kepulauan Mentawai Region, Indonesia Jul 07 14:26 4.9 35 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Kep. Mentawai Region, Indonesia Jul 07 14:26 5.0 30 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Southern Sumatra, Indonesia Jul 07 14:26 4.9 16 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Mindanao, Philippines Jul 07 13:38 4.9 60 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Mindanao, Philippines Jul 07 13:38 4.9 66 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Philippine Islands Region Jul 07 13:38 4.9 61 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Jul 07 12:59 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Macedonia Jul 07 12:59 4.3 13 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Albania Jul 07 12:59 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It
  • Skopje - Light shaking indicated
  • Bitola (FYR Macedonia) - It woes very short maybe 1 sec. nothing scary. (via EMSC)
  • GEOFON Near Coast Of Central Chile Jul 07 10:52 4.8 28 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Offshore Valparaiso, Chile Jul 07 10:52 4.8 30 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Offshore Valparaiso, Chile Jul 07 10:52 4.8 23 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON North Indian Ocean Jul 07 09:01 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC South Sandwich Islands Region Jul 07 08:11 5.4 114 MAP I Felt It
    USGS South Sandwich Islands Region Jul 07 08:11 5.4 97 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON South Sandwich Islands Region Jul 07 08:11 5.5 85 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Dodecanese Islands, Greece Jul 07 07:51 4.3 154 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Dodecanese Islands, Greece Jul 07 07:51 4.3 166 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Tonga Islands Jul 07 06:19 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Sunda Strait, Indonesia Jul 07 04:34 4.8 47 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Southwest Of Sumatra, Indonesia Jul 07 04:34 5.0 46 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Southwest Of Sumatra, Indonesia Jul 07 04:34 5.1 43 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC New Ireland Region, P.n.g. Jul 07 03:35 5.7 32 MAP I Felt It
    USGS New Ireland Region, Papua New Guinea Jul 07 03:35 5.6 37 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON New Ireland Region, P.n.g. Jul 07 03:35 5.7 43 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Northwest Of The Kuril Islands Jul 07 01:20 4.7 39 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Kuril Islands Jul 07 01:20 4.9 40 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Kuril Islands Jul 07 01:20 5.0 42 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Fiji Islands Region Jul 07 01:06 4.8 342 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Kuril Islands Jul 07 00:56 5.2 42 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Kuril Islands Jul 07 00:56 5.4 30 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Kuril Islands Jul 07 00:56 5.3 45 MAP I Felt It
    USGS North Island Of New Zealand Jul 07 00:50 5.0 88 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC North Island Of New Zealand Jul 07 00:50 5.2 83 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON North Island, New Zealand Jul 07 00:50 5.4 84 MAP I Felt It
  • Wanganui, NZ - Eating lunch. Brief vertical double jolt followed in about 3-5 seconds by relatively gentle horizontal shaking in roughly east - west direction, with one half-cycle jolt of moderate acceleration (made the timeber-framed house creak).. No damage. By the way, how to close the "?" strength descriptor window which masks this message window (I'm typing blind - hope this makes sense).
  • GEONET Taupo Jul 07 00:50 5.7 90 MAP I Felt It

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    Solomon Islands Jul 06 17:50 PM M 4.9 Depth 88.6 km

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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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