Earthquakes list February 12, 2011

M 6.1      2011/02/12 17:57     Depth 81.0 km      TONGA
February 13, 2011 at 06:57:56 AM at epicenter
Very strong earthquake weakened by the intermediate depth of 81 km. Approx. 40 km from Kolovai, Tonga
55 km (35 miles) NW of NUKU`ALOFA, Tonga
NOAA did NOT published a tsunami report. (as could be expected)
62,000 people will probably have experienced a V MMI shaking = moderate shaking.
80,000 people live in a radius of 100 km around the epicenter
The islands have been regularly struck by multiple moderate to strong earthquakes the recent months.
GDACS published a GREEN earthquake alert for this earthquake = very limited chance on damage and/or injuries
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M 4.8      2011/02/12 16:09     Depth 30.3 km      SOUTHWEST OF SUMATRA, INDONESIA
11:09:12 PM at epicenter
At the bottom of the subduction zone several hundred km from Enggano and Sumatra
355 km (220 miles) S of Bengkulu, Sumatra, Indonesia
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M 4.9      2011/02/12 15:25     Depth 27.3 km      OFFSHORE BIO-BIO, CHILE
12:25:05 PM at epicenter
Aftershock 50 km (30 miles) N of Lebu, Bio-Bio, Chile and 0 km (40 miles) SW of Concepcion, Bio-Bio, Chile
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M 5.6      2011/02/12 11:55    Depth 50.0 km     MOLUCCA SEA
local time 20:55
Due to the distance from the islands and the intermediate depth this earthquake can be considered harmless. 140 km NW Ternate (pop 101,731)
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M 5.1      2011/02/12 08:20     Depth 58.1 km      BOUGAINVILLE REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
06:20:03 PM at epicenter
Subduction slope earthquake approx. 80 km from the shores of Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea
160 km (100 miles) WSW of Arawa, Bougainville, PNG
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M 4.4      2011/02/12 05:44     Depth 13.0 km Zhaotong city, Qiaojia county, Yunnan
Damaging earthquake
01:44:21 PM at epicenter
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Zhaotong city, Qiaojia county, Yunnan
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M 4.7      2011/02/12 05:19     Depth 27.8 km      OFFSHORE BIO-BIO, CHILE
02:19:24 AM at epicenter
Aftershock of the M 6.9 earthquake earlier today (local time) and 50 km (30 miles) NNW of Concepcion, Bio-Bio, Chile
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M 6.1      2011/02/12 01:17     Depth 14.8 km      BIO-BIO, CHILE
February 11, 2011 at 10:17:03 PM at epicenter
Aftershock of the M 6.9 earthquake earlier today (local time) and 15 km (10 miles) S of Concepcion, Bio-Bio, Chile
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Daily summary of moderate quakes only surrounded by a lot of water
M 5.2      2011/02/12 03:03     Depth 29.9 km     KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION
M 5.5      2011/02/12 02:53     Depth 5.4 km     NORTH OF ASCENSION ISLAND

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