Earthquakes in the world on February 14, 2013 (M4.5 or more) – Very strong earthquake in Russia

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Very strong earthquake in eastern Russia
A very strong M 6.9 earthquake hit Russia (Sakha Republic autonomous region). The epicenter is located in the northeastern part of Siberia, north of Kamchatka peninsula. This earthquake has a depth of approx. 20 km. This makes us expecting a strong to very strong  shaking close to the epicenter. Luckily this area is only sparsely populated.
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SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
ER I Felt A (not Listed) Strong Earthquake Feb 14 23:59 4.6 0 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Southern Sumatra, Indonesia Feb 14 23:58 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Kepulauan Batu, Indonesia Feb 14 23:58 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Kepulauan Batu, Indonesia Feb 14 23:58 4.7 11 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Kuril Islands Feb 14 23:35 4.6 55 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Kuril Islands Feb 14 23:35 4.7 50 MAP I Felt It
USGS Kepulauan Batu, Indonesia Feb 14 21:46 4.6 34 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Kepulauan Batu, Indonesia Feb 14 21:46 4.6 30 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Southern Sumatra, Indonesia Feb 14 21:46 4.6 11 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Eastern Siberia, Russia Feb 14 20:26 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Northeastern Sakha, Russia Feb 14 20:26 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Northeastern Sakha, Russia Feb 14 20:26 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Santa Cruz Islands Feb 14 19:23 4.7 35 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Santa Cruz Islands Feb 14 19:22 4.7 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Santa Cruz Islands Feb 14 19:22 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Flores Sea Feb 14 18:57 4.9 28 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Flores Sea Feb 14 18:57 5.0 30 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Flores Sea Feb 14 18:57 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Eastern Siberia, Russia Feb 14 17:17 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Northeastern Sakha, Russia Feb 14 17:17 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Northeastern Sakha, Russia Feb 14 17:17 4.6 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Tonga Feb 14 17:03 4.6 145 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Tonga Feb 14 17:03 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Tonga Islands Feb 14 17:03 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Near The South Coast Of Papua, Indonesia Feb 14 16:52 5.3 31 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Near S Coast Of Papua, Indonesia Feb 14 16:52 5.3 30 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Irian Jaya Region, Indonesia Feb 14 16:52 5.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Northeastern Sakha, Russia Feb 14 15:15 4.9 20 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Eastern Siberia, Russia Feb 14 15:14 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It
USGS Northeastern Sakha, Russia Feb 14 15:14 4.9 16 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Eastern Siberia, Russia Feb 14 15:08 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Northeastern Sakha, Russia Feb 14 15:08 5.1 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Northeastern Sakha, Russia Feb 14 15:08 4.9 16 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Northeastern Sakha, Russia Feb 14 13:52 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Northeastern Sakha, Russia Feb 14 13:47 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Northeastern Sakha, Russia Feb 14 13:44 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Northeastern Sakha, Russia Feb 14 13:44 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Northeastern Sakha, Russia Feb 14 13:28 5.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Eastern Siberia, Russia Feb 14 13:28 5.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
PTWC Eastern Siberia Russia Feb 14 13:23 6.9 21 MAP I Felt It
WCATWC Eastern Siberia Russia Feb 14 13:14 6.9 19 MAP I Felt It
USGS Northeastern Sakha, Russia Feb 14 13:13 6.9 21 MAP I Felt It
USGS Northeastern Sakha, Russia Feb 14 13:13 6.6 10 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Northeastern Sakha, Russia Feb 14 13:13 6.6 10 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Eastern Siberia, Russia Feb 14 13:13 6.6 14 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Kepulauan Batu, Indonesia Feb 14 11:15 4.8 22 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Southern Sumatra, Indonesia Feb 14 11:15 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Kepulauan Batu, Indonesia Feb 14 11:15 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Santa Cruz Islands Feb 14 06:30 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It
USGS Santa Cruz Islands Feb 14 06:30 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Santa Cruz Islands Feb 14 06:30 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Near Coast Of Chiapas, Mexico Feb 14 04:00 4.8 80 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • San Cristobal - This says the quake struck in the early morning but both my wife and I felt a mild earthquake in the center of San Cristobal at 11 pm the night of February 13th.
  • San Cristobal de las Casas - late evening, not sure exact time. Hillside home in the center of SCLC near Church of Guadalupe. Having felt tremors and earthquakes many times here and other locations/countries, I knew this was not a truck. Oscillating motion. Door in my office started to knock against the wall and I knew it was time to exit and stand in the street. (Lots of open space-no tall buildings)
  • GEOFON Pakistan Feb 14 03:43 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Pakistan Feb 14 03:43 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Banda Sea Feb 14 03:01 4.7 126 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Kepulauan Babar, Indonesia Feb 14 03:01 4.6 130 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Kepulauan Babar, Indonesia Feb 14 03:01 4.6 120 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Santa Cruz Islands Region Feb 14 00:16 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Santa Cruz Islands Region Feb 14 00:16 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Santa Cruz Islands Region Feb 14 00:16 4.8 9 MAP I Felt It INFO

    Data sources courtesy : USGSEMSCGFZGEONET (New Zealand only)

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

    Papua, Indonesia Feb 13 21:30 PM M 5.1 Depth 31 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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