Earthquakes list October 16, 2010

M 5.2      2010/10/16 23:59    depth 10.2 km     SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION
9:59 PM (21:59) at epicenter
145 km from Vusokoi island, an unpopulated island in the sub antarctic waters

M 5.9      2010/10/16 20:08    depth 12.6 km     TONGA
October 17, 2010 at 09:08 AM at epicenter
Earthquake in the same area than the earthquake earlier today

M 5.6      2010/10/16 19:51    depth 82.1 km     NICOBAR ISLANDS, INDIA REGION
October 17, 2010 at 02:51 AM at epicenter
165 km (100 miles) NW of Banda Aceh, Sumatra, Indonesia

M 6.1      2010/10/16 15:44    depth 20.6 km     KEPULAUAN BARAT DAYA, INDONESIA
October 17, 2010 at 12:44 AM at epicenter
Maximum perceived shaking : Mercalli V = moderate shaking

M 5.2      2010/10/16 13:51    Depth 19.5 km     MACQUARIE ISLAND REGION
October 17, 2010 at 12:51 AM at epicenter
127 km (79 miles) SSW (197°) from Macquarie Island, Australia. Macquarie Island Station, known as Macca to staff, is a permanent Australian subantarctic research base on Macquarie Island, lying about half-way between Australia and Antarctica.

M 5.8      2010/10/16 13:27    Depth 9.5 km     TONGA
October 17, 2010 at 02:27 AM at epicenter
Very powerful seaquake on the subduction zone and 157 km (97 miles) ENE (58°) from NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga
Please also read the detailed page of this earthquake

M 4.8      2010/10/16 12:03    Depth 34.4 km     MAULE, CHILE
9:03:08 AM at epicenter
Epicenter in the immediate vicinity of the M 6.9 Pichilemu earthquake from March 11. One person was reported dead due to this earthquake.

M 4.6      2010/10/16 06:43    depth 59.9 km      GUATEMALA
12:43 AM (00:43) at epicenter
Same depth and area as the major M 5.0 earthquake which occurred yesterday at 5:41 PM. This earthquake can be seen as an aftershock.

M 5.0      2010/10/16 05:36    depth 41.5 km      IZU ISLANDS, JAPAN REGION
2:36 PM (14:36) at epicenter
Ocean quake  far away from populated areas. Nearest island : Torishima

M 4.8      2010/10/16 05:12    depth 62.2 km      NEAR THE COAST OF ECUADOR
12:12 AM (00:12) at epicenter
Moderate earthquake at a harmless depth 45 km from Portoviejo and only 100 km from Guayaquil.

M 5.0      2010/10/16 03:24    depth 474.5 km     SOUTH OF THE FIJI ISLANDS
3:24 PM at epicenter
Very deep seaquake with an hypocenter in the mantle of the earth, hundreds of km away from the nearest island

M 4.7      2010/10/15 21:14     Depth 179.0 km     EASTERN HONSHU, JAPAN
October 16, 2010 at 06:14 AM at epicenter
60 km (40 miles) S of Aomori, Honshu, Japan. Too deep to create problems

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