(Complete) Earthquakes list August 15, 2012

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SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
EMSC Offshore El Salvador Aug 15 23:45 5.1 72 MAP I Felt It
USGS Offshore El Salvador Aug 15 23:45 5.2 73 MAP I Felt It
  • El Salvador - Light shaking indicated
  • San Salvador - I noticed that the people walking did not seem alarmed. It seems this is not unusual here but I am not from this place. This happened only 30 minutes ago. I have felt slight swaying again one time in the last few minutes (via emsc)
  • GEOFON El Salvador Aug 15 23:45 5.0 80 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Eastern New Guinea Region, Papua New Guinea Aug 15 23:23 4.7 41 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.n.g. Aug 15 23:23 4.7 41 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.n.g. Aug 15 23:23 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Dodecanese Islands, Greece Aug 15 23:03 2.5 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Near The Coast Of Western Turkey Aug 15 22:42 3.1 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Dodecanese Islands, Greece Aug 15 22:18 3.7 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Carlsberg Ridge Aug 15 22:12 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Carlsberg Ridge Aug 15 22:12 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Carlsberg Ridge Aug 15 22:12 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Dodecanese Islands, Greece Aug 15 22:10 3.5 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Dodecanese Islands, Greece Aug 15 22:03 3.4 2 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Virgin Islands Region Aug 15 20:59 2.7 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Crete, Greece Aug 15 20:03 2.7 1 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Adriatic Sea Aug 15 19:44 2.9 20 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Offshore Northern California Aug 15 19:43 2.6 19 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Dodecanese Islands, Greece Aug 15 18:56 3.3 5 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Southern California Aug 15 18:23 2.8 14 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Northwestern Iran Aug 15 17:49 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Armenia-azerbaijan-iran Border Reg. Aug 15 17:49 5.1 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Northwestern Iran Aug 15 17:49 5.3 10 MAP I Felt It
  • Tabriz, Iran - Today again Tabriz quaked at 10:19 p.m. local time. I was out so I didn't realize it but there are minor damages. People are in parks. I hope it all finishes soon, people are scared and also restless.. Sina SH. August 16, 2012
  • Tabriz - I live in Tabriz I feel earthquakes every day. ER : this is normal and may continue for many weeks
  • Tabriz - This earthquake made my room wall's cracks deeper ! Our city's people don't wanna go home tonight ! these several earthquakes won't stop !! (via emsc)
  • GEONET Otago Aug 15 16:47 2.5 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Greece Aug 15 16:30 2.6 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Northwestern Iran Aug 15 16:28 3.6 17 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska Aug 15 16:03 2.6 45 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Offshore Bio-bio, Chile Aug 15 16:03 4.0 31 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Greece Aug 15 14:17 2.5 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Potosi, Bolivia Aug 15 13:52 4.1 218 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Aug 15 13:42 3.0 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Eastern Turkey Aug 15 13:19 3.0 7 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Baja California, Mexico Aug 15 12:36 2.8 46 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Puerto Rico Region Aug 15 11:36 2.9 50 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Reykjanes Ridge Aug 15 11:25 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Reykjanes Ridge Aug 15 11:25 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Reykjanes Ridge Aug 15 11:25 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Southern Italy Aug 15 11:10 2.4 16 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Alaska Peninsula Aug 15 10:31 2.7 100 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Crete, Greece Aug 15 10:28 3.3 1 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Guam Region Aug 15 10:10 4.9 72 MAP I Felt It
  • Tumon, Guam - On the 6th floor. Being from Japan, it wasn't a big deal, but the building was definitely shaking.
  • USGS Guam Region Aug 15 10:10 4.9 62 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Mariana Islands Aug 15 10:09 5.0 30 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Reykjanes Ridge Aug 15 10:04 5.3 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Reykjanes Ridge Aug 15 10:04 5.3 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Reykjanes Ridge Aug 15 10:04 5.3 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Reykjanes Ridge Aug 15 09:41 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Reykjanes Ridge Aug 15 09:41 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Reykjanes Ridge Aug 15 09:41 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Kenai Peninsula, Alaska Aug 15 09:21 3.2 42 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Southern Alaska Aug 15 08:38 3.3 100 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Dominican Republic Region Aug 15 08:21 2.9 32 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Sicily, Italy Aug 15 08:06 2.4 11 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Tonga Islands Aug 15 07:54 4.9 117 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Tonga Aug 15 07:54 4.7 92 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Tonga Aug 15 07:54 4.8 100 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Mona Passage, Puerto Rico Aug 15 07:36 2.9 147 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Greece Aug 15 07:35 2.6 5 MAP I Felt It
    GEONET Marlborough Aug 15 07:32 3.5 20 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Northwestern Iran Aug 15 07:26 3.5 18 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Bosnia And Herzegovina Aug 15 06:46 2.5 2 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska Aug 15 04:50 2.9 33 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Taiwan Aug 15 04:38 3.6 16 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Hokkaido, Japan Region Aug 15 04:12 4.6 154 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Hokkaido, Japan Region Aug 15 04:12 4.7 151 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Hokkaido, Japan Region Aug 15 04:12 4.5 150 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Taiwan Region Aug 15 04:09 3.5 4 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Albania Aug 15 03:46 3.2 1 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Central Turkey Aug 15 01:36 3.0 7 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Nevada Aug 15 01:19 2.6 11 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Taiwan Aug 15 00:24 4.1 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Reykjanes Ridge Aug 15 00:21 4.2 141 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Reykjanes Ridge Aug 15 00:21 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Reykjanes Ridge Aug 15 00:21 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It
    ER Unconfirmed Unlinked Experiences Aug 15 00:00 4.6 0 MAP I Felt It
  • San Marcos, CA - Very weak shaking here in San Marcos, California
  • Bethesda, Maryland - There was a shaking that was felt at NIH in Bethesda, MD - Anybody know what this might have been?
  • 92586 - a quick jolt

  • Data sources courtesy : USGSEMSCGFZGEONET


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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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