Earthquakes list December 4, 2010

M 4.9      2010/12/04 23:56     Depth 24.0 km     GULF OF CALIFORNIA
04:56:24 PM (16:56) at epicenter
Epicenter in the middle of the Gulf of California (Mexico) at 90 km (55 miles) WSW of Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico.
The same area on the same fault line was also very active a couple of months ago.
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M 4.9      2010/12/04 21:54     Depth 17.3 km     SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION
Earthquake approx. 50 km from Montagu island, one of the subantarctic volcano South sandwich islands.
The islands are uninhabited but most of them have huge colonies of penguins
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MULTIPLE FOX ISLANDS EARTHQUAKES
+ at least 5 other earthquakes in a time lapse of only 2 hours in the same FOX ISLANDS area, ranging from M 4 to M 5. The was NO major earthquake ahead of all these quakes. This area is very active since many months.

M 4.6      2010/12/04 17:22     Depth 33.4 km     FOX ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS, ALASKA
08:22:49 AM at epicenter
Aftershock in the same area than the 17:08 earthquake
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M 4.7      2010/12/04 17:08     Depth 41.7 km     FOX ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS, ALASKA
08:08:24 AM at epicenter
Epicenter on the slopes of the subduction zone and 95 km (60 miles) SE of Yunaska Island, Alaska
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M 5.4      2010/12/04 12:55     Depth 127.8  km    BANDA SEA
09:55:12 PM at epicenter
Harmless deep earthquake with epicenter near volcano Mount Serua (like the 06:33 earthquake, earlier today)
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M 4.8      2010/12/04 08:28     Depth 32.4 km     NEW IRELAND REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
06:28:11 PM (18:28) at epicenter
Seaquake with epicenter on the steep slopes of a subduction zone in between New Ireland Island and Bougainville Island.
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M 4.8      2010/12/04 08:20      Depth 35.0 km     KURIL ISLANDS
07:20:32 PM (19:20) at epicenter
Epicenter on top of a subduction zone 65 km (40 miles) S of Kuril'sk, Kuril Islands.
40 km from Grozny Group. Grozny Group is a complex volcano located in the central part of Iturup Island, Kuril Islands, Russia.
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M 4.6      2010/12/04 06:33      Depth 169.6 km     BANDA SEA
03:33:39 PM (15:33) at epicenter
Epicenter close to volcano island, Mount Serua. This area had many, even stronger, earthquakes since a few weeks.
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M 4.5      2010/12/04 06:23     Depth 501.6 km     FIJI REGION
06:23:25 PM (18:23) at epicenter
Very deep earthquake. one of the many earthquakes of the the same depth in this area.
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M 4.8      2010/12/04 03:49     Depth 126.9 km     DODECANESE ISLANDS, GREECE
05:49:09 AM at epicenter
Epicenter almost on the beaches of Astypalaia Island, Cyclades, Greece. 110 km (70 miles) SE of Naxos, Cyclades Islands, Greece
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Earthquakes occurred yesterday (UTC time), but today local time

M 4.8      2010/12/03 19:39     Depth 159.9 km     KURIL ISLANDS
December 04, 2010 at 06:39:40 AM at epicenter
Epicenter 205 km (130 miles) SW of Severo-Kuril'sk, Kuril Islands, Russia
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M 4.9      2010/12/03 16:31     Depth 77.7 km     NEAR NORTH COAST OF NEW GUINEA, P.N.G.
December 04, 2010 at 02:31:48 AM at epicenter
Moderate earthquake at a safe depth with epicenter 104 km (64 miles) NNE (24°) from Mount Hagen, New Guinea, PNG
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