Earthquakes list August 24, 2010

M 4.2      2010/08/24 21:43   Depth 4.8 km BAJA CALIFORNIA, MEXICO
Light aftershock of the Magnitude 7.2 earthquake from April 4, 2010.

M 5.3   2010-08-24   20:48   Depth 607 km MORO GULF, MINDANAO, PHILIPPINES
Aftershock of the Magnitude 6.6 earthquake from July 18, 2010. Very deep, no problem.

M 4.4      2010/08/24 13:52   Depth 4.7 km FOX ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS, ALASKA
Aftershock of the Magnitude 6.6 earthquake from July 18, 2010.

M 4.9  2010-08-24   13:50   Depth 232 km HOKKAIDO, JAPAN REGION
Too deep to cause any problem

M 4.9      2010/08/24 08:34   Depth 230.6 km HINDU KUSH REGION, AFGHANISTAN
Too deep to cause any problem with this deep hypocenter

M 5.3      2010/08/24 06:07   Depth 45.2 km KEPULAUAN ARU REGION, INDONESIA
In the Arafura sea at a safe distance from Pulau Kobroor.

M 4.0      2010/08/24 05:42   Depth 15.8 km CHANNEL ISLANDS REGION, CALIFORNIA
To weak to be felt on the islands or on in the Los Angeles area

M 5.0      2010/08/24 03:06   Depth 176.2 km FLORES REGION, INDONESIA
Near the coast in a remote wilderness area, but too deep to be felt well.

M 6.1      2010/08/24 02:12   Depth 10.0 km OFF THE COAST OF JALISCO, MEXICO
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green color = NOT dangerous for damage or injuries
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Minor earthquakes are earthquakes without or with little damage risk.  In most cases these earthquakes have a Magnitude smaller than M 5.0 OR earthquakes with an hypocenter (depth) of more than 100 km OR earthquakes up to M 5.9 with an epicenter far away from populated areas.