Earthquakes in the world on February 5, 2013 (M4.5 or more)

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SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
ER I Felt A (not Listed) Strong Earthquake Feb 05 23:59 4.6 0 MAP I Felt It
USGS Jujuy, Argentina Feb 05 20:15 4.7 204 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Jujuy, Argentina Feb 05 20:15 4.7 193 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Santa Cruz Islands Region Feb 05 19:39 5.1 30 MAP I Felt It
USGS Santa Cruz Islands Region Feb 05 19:39 5.1 46 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Santa Cruz Islands Region Feb 05 19:39 4.9 39 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Balleny Islands Region Feb 05 19:09 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Balleny Islands Region Feb 05 19:09 5.0 32 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Balleny Islands Region Feb 05 19:09 5.5 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Feb 05 18:18 4.8 214 MAP I Felt It
  • Khorog - it was really scary and at the same time very cool... i had never felt this type of earthquake before...:)
  • GEOFON Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Feb 05 18:18 4.8 197 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Feb 05 18:18 4.8 206 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Reykjanes Ridge Feb 05 16:38 4.7 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Reykjanes Ridge Feb 05 16:38 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Reykjanes Ridge Feb 05 16:38 4.9 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Northwest Of Ryukyu Islands Feb 05 16:15 5.1 60 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Ryukyu Islands, Japan Feb 05 16:15 5.0 57 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Ryukyu Islands, Japan Feb 05 16:15 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC South Sandwich Islands Region Feb 05 15:40 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS South Sandwich Islands Region Feb 05 15:40 5.0 48 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON South Sandwich Islands Region Feb 05 15:40 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Near West Coast Of Honshu, Japan Feb 05 13:31 4.8 50 MAP I Felt It
  • Iwakura japan - i felt a noise, like dishes rattling, but it was the window protectors for wind, it lasted only a few seconds maybe 4 seconds.
  • GEOFON Eastern Honshu, Japan Feb 05 13:31 4.9 46 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Near The East Coast Of Honshu, Japan Feb 05 13:31 4.8 51 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Southeast Of Honshu, Japan Feb 05 12:43 4.6 68 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Andaman Islands, India Region Feb 05 03:57 4.9 28 MAP I Felt It
  • Phuket - Very weak but could felt it, I asked my colleagues but they did not feel it.
  • GEOFON Andaman Islands, India Region Feb 05 03:57 4.9 33 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Andaman Islands, India Region Feb 05 03:57 4.9 24 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Kuril Islands Feb 05 03:24 5.0 46 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Kuril Islands Feb 05 03:24 5.1 36 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Kuril Islands Feb 05 03:24 5.4 41 MAP I Felt It

    Data sources courtesy : USGSEMSCGFZGEONET (New Zealand only)

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

    Te Araroa Feb 04 19:40 PM M 4.6
    Depth 5 km

    Useful information to read this daily earthquake list
    This earthquake list covers important earthquakes in the world. If a more detailed page is present, the earthquake line will be linked to the detailed page. The multi-source approach has been setup to compare values as seismology is not an exact science and needs a lot of calculations. The reference for the time zone is UTC (Coordinated Universal Time, also called GMT). Color explanation if we add some details above the list : green color = NOT dangerous for damage or injuries, orange color = MODERATE risk for damage or injuries, red color = CONSIDERABLE risk for damage or injuries

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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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