Earthquakes list February 9, 2011

M 5.1      2011/02/10 02:12     Depth 64.9 km      ATACAMA, CHILE
February 09, 2011 at 11:12:26 PM at epicenter
Moderate earthquake at an intermediate depth (harmless) 30 km (20 miles) SSE of Copiapo, Atacama, Chile
Copiapo was the location of the enclosed Chilean miners!
Also close to Tierra Amarilla (Yellow Earth).
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Some moderate quakes only surrounded by a lot of water
M 5.0      2011/02/09 19:24     Depth 10.2 km     OWEN FRACTURE ZONE REGION
M 4.7      2011/02/09 13:05     Depth 66.4 km     SOUTH OF THE FIJI ISLANDS

M 5.3      2011/02/09 14:51     Depth 27.7 km     VANUATU
February 10, 2011 at 01:51:15 AM at epicenter
Moderate shallow earthquake only 20 km from Aore Island, Vanuatu and approx. 40 km from Espiritu Sancti Island, Vanuatu
Aore island has diving and fishing. There are numerous resorts on the island catering for tourists, weddings and baptisms. Aore Island is a haven for divers, being right on the doorstep of world class wreck and reef diving. (source Wikipedia)
Vanuatu islands have
65 km (41 miles) SSW (194°) from Santo (Luganville), Vanuatu
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M 4.7      2011/02/09 00:00    Depth 15.0 km     ETHIOPIA / SOMALIA
local time 09:18
Epicenter almost below the border line between Ethiopia and Somalia
10 km from Borama (pop 38,075) and very close to Jaarra and Tulli
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M 4.6      2011/02/09 06:05     Depth 39.2 km     PANAMA
01:05:01 AM at epicenter
More powerful aftershock in the same area than the Foreshock 2 hours 55 minutes earlier.
Vey close to Portobelo, La Guayra and El Caño
45 km (30 miles) NE of Colon, Panama
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M 4.1      2011/02/09 03:10     Depth 32.8 km     PANAMA
February 08, 2011 at 10:10:32 PM at epicenter
Weak earthquake on the shores of Parque Nacional Chagres and 49 km (30 miles) NE (49°) from Colon, Panama
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M 4.8      2011/02/09 04:36     Depth 13.9 km     NORTHWESTERN KASHMIR
09:36:39 AM at epicenter
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Dangerous moderate shallow earthquake in the Hindu Kush / Karakoram only a few km from Yasin Valley and close to the Pakistan border
100 km (65 miles) WNW of Gilgit, Kashmir
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M 4.8      2011/02/08 21:01    Depth 100.0 km     LUZON, PHILIPPINES
local time 05:01:13.6 2011-02-09
Deep harmless earthquake 16 km E Solsona (pop 3,726) and 36 km E Laoag (pop 102,105)
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