Earthquakes list February 7, 2011

M 6.2      2011/02/07 19:53      Depth 413.9 km     SOLOMON ISLANDS / PAPUA NEW GUINEA
February 08, 2011 at 06:53:42 AM at epicenter
Very strong but deep earthquake with an epicenter approx. 50 km from Papua New Guinea Bougainville Island and 50 km from the Shortland and Treasury Islands.  Shortland and Treasury islands belong to the Solomon Islands.
As the epicenter is very deep the shaking close to the epicenter will not be very different from the shaking 250 km away.
GDACS published a GREEN earthquake alert for this earthquake = very limited chance on damage and/or injuries
314,000 people will only endure a II to III shaking = weak shaking
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Very deep and harmless earthquake 110 km (65 miles) SSW of Arawa, Bougainville, PNG
NO Tsunami bulletins have been published by NOAA
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M 4.5      2011/02/07 16:22    Depth 89.0 km     HINDU KUSH - AFGHANISTAN/PAKISTAN
local time 20:52
Deep harmless earthquake with epicenter approx. 20 km from Eshkashem and 85 km (53 miles) NW (321°) from Chitral, Pakistan (pop 36,094).
101 km (63 miles) SE (134°) from Feyzabad, Afghanistan
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M 4.7      2011/02/07 14:24    Depth 10.0 km     SOUTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA
local time 22:24
Weak earthquake approx. 80 km from Keriya and 228 km SE Hetian (pop 111,829)
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M 5.3      2011/02/07 08:08      Depth 82.8 km     SUMATRA, INDONESIA
03:08:37 PM at epicenter
Rather deep and harmless earthquake very close to the Sumatra shoreline (Muara Batang Gadis and Natal areas).
Closest towns and villages :
75 km (45 miles) SW of Padangsidempuan, Sumatra, Indonesia
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M 4.9      2011/02/07 05:55     Depth 10.0 km     TAIWAN
01:55:01 PM at epicenter
Aftershock, almost on the same place than the M 5.5 more powerful earthquake which occurred on February 1 2011.
Close to the shore.
19 km (12 miles) NE (39°) from Hualien, Taiwan
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M 4.7      2011/02/07 05:46     Depth 33.5 km     PANAMA-COSTA RICA BORDER REGION
12:46:30 AM at epicenter
40 km (25 miles) WNW of David, Panama and 45 km (30 miles) E of Golfito, Costa Rica
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Earthquakes occurred yesterday (UTC time), but today local time

M 4.9      2011/02/06 21:41     Depth 106.8 km      BOUGAINVILLE REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
February 07, 2011 at 07:41:18 AM at epicenter
Deep harmless moderate earthquake 95 km (60 miles) SW of Arawa, Bougainville, PNG
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M 4.7      2011/02/06 19:40     Depth 152.7 km      KYUSHU, JAPAN
February 07, 2011 at 04:40:33 AM at epicenter
Deep harmless earthquake approx. 10 km from Makurazaki and the same distance from Kaimondake volcano.
40 km (25 miles) SSW of Kagoshima, Kyushu, Japan
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