Earthquakes in the world on July 7, 2014 (M4.5 or more)

Last update: July 7, 2014 at 11:15 pm by By

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Damaging earthquake below the Chiapas (Mexico) and the Guatemala coast
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SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
ER I Felt A (not Listed) Earthquake Jul 07 23:59 4.6 0 MAP I Felt It
  • Vanadzor, Armenia - light shsking at spprox 3:10 a.m.
  • Bisbee, USA - at canyon rose hotel , middle of room shook, on bed half of the bed shook for about 10sec., strange,though i was having a paranormal experience.
  • Kolwezi, DR Congo - Degat leger mais secousses longues (30-40 secondes)
  • USGS Hualian, Taiwan Jul 07 23:06 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Taiwan Region Jul 07 23:06 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Taiwan Region Jul 07 23:06 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Alaska Peninsula Jul 07 20:48 4.8 27 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC South Of Alaska Jul 07 20:48 4.9 2 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Chernabura Island, Alaska Jul 07 20:48 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Banda Sea Jul 07 18:04 5.0 60 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Banda Sea Jul 07 18:04 5.2 67 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Tual, Indonesia Jul 07 18:04 5.0 54 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Kuril Islands Jul 07 15:49 4.6 80 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Kuril Islands Jul 07 15:49 4.7 53 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Solomon Islands Jul 07 13:23 4.7 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Kirakira, Solomon Islands Jul 07 13:23 4.7 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
    PTWC Near The Coast Of Chiapas Mexico Jul 07 11:27 7.1 33 MAP I Felt It
    WCATWC Near Coast Of Chiapas Mexico Jul 07 11:24 7.1 75 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Puerto Madero, Mexico Jul 07 11:23 6.9 60 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Near Coast Of Chiapas, Mexico Jul 07 11:23 6.9 68 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Mazatan, Mexico Jul 07 11:23 7.1 76 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Chiapas, Mexico Jul 07 11:23 7.0 90 MAP I Felt It
  • Guatemala city - No damage but it woke me up
  • Guatemala - Sismo prolongado
  • Guatemala City - Everybody woke up! Very strong and long one! Walls and doors Made cricking sounds. No damage in this property.
  • ciudad - Fuerte y largo
  • Atiquizaya, Ahuachapan, El Salvador - Sin daños
  • guatemala city - afortunadamente no hay daños, sin embargo si fue un movimiento fuerte ya que me desperto mientras yo dormia, tengo entendido que en el oeste del paiz cerca de la frontera con mexico si hay daños en infraestructura y en el suministro de energia electrica.
  • Guatemala - Fuerte Movimiento de vaiven perceptible.
  • Veracruz, Mexico - It felt oscillatory here, quite strong, some walls and windows creaked but there was no visible or important damage.
  • San Cristobal de Las Casas - I woke up to my bed shaking strongly. I got out of bed, walked to the doorway of my terrace and started counting the seconds. It lasted well over a minute. I heard some things crash and fall inside the house. But it is still too dark to investigate. It is the break of dawn.
  • Lake Atitlan - Violent shaking, woke everybody up. Few things falling.
  • Ciudad de Guatemala - No hubieron daños materiales.
  • Guatemala - 14 th floor, strong swaying movement, all lamps were making noice, I felt it was long, pendul from clock stopped at 5:25
  • San Ignacio Town, Belize - Everything was shaking for about 2-3 minutes. No damages.
  • Quetzaltenango - No ha pasado nada fuerte, pero han habido incedioa
  • Quetzaltenango - House shook violently. Needed support to stand. Seemed stronger than November 2012 quake.
  • San Salvador - Long and strong oscillations. Dogs barked. No damages, but thought its epicenter had been closer.
  • Guatemala - en este sector no hay daños, la prensa reporta daños cerca del área de la frontera, hacia la zona del epicentro
  • San Salvador - Temblor corto pero intenso. Ningun daño, no llego a ser importante
  • Guanacaste, Costa Rica - I was sleeping and when I felt the bed and doors shaking vigorously. Clock showed 5:45am when I felt these tremors.
  • Fraijanes - slow shaking then became stronger,Tv and desk were moving. lasted for awhile
  • Panajachel - No damage on our property. We all woke up from the shaking of the house which last a few minutes or so.
  • Quetzaltenango - Woke us up and I got up to stand in inside doorway. Could hear hanging pans rattling. Could also feel "waves". Seemed to last for awhile, but time hard to judge. Picture on wall in living room knocked out of alignment. Looked at my cell phone for time - 5:22 am. Friend called & said electricity out at her house in Zone 7.
  • San Ignacio Town - Just felt very weak shaking. No damage made.
  • Antigua - no damage
  • Tapachula - Really strong shaking, stuff fell off shelves. No structural damage but am in a well-built house. Expect to see damage in some areas.
  • San Cristobal de las Casas - woke me up, grabbed two babies wife the other, good rattle of our 170 year old adobe home. bells on lines in the patio started to ring in the last part of shaking, probably 15 seconds long. no damage
  • San Cristobal de las Casas - I was woken by the bed shaking and a closed door rattling against the frame and the shaking seemed to go on for about a minute. No damage to property
  • Tuxtla Gutierrez - The shaking woke us out of our sleep. It was consistent and lasted for over a minute. No damage.
  • Tuxtla Guiterrez - The shaking woke all of us up. It lasted over a minute. No damage and we did not feel any aftershocks.
  • San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas - I awoke to a rocking that felt almost comforting, rather gentle and since I was in the Loma Prieta quake of 1989 in Santa Cruz, CA, I was not disturbed by the light shaking, but walls creaked and I saw my electric clock say 6:23am, then the electricity went off for about 2 hours.
  • USGS Palue, Indonesia Jul 07 09:15 5.2 551 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Banda Sea Jul 07 09:15 5.4 554 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Banda Sea Jul 07 09:15 5.4 551 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Hokkaido, Japan Region Jul 07 02:40 4.7 67 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Peru Jul 07 01:37 4.6 154 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Jayune, Peru Jul 07 01:37 4.6 157 MAP I Felt It INFO

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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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