Earthquakes list March 3, 2011

M 5.5 5.2 5.7   2011/03/03 15:12    Depth 2.0 15 3 km     MINDANAO, PHILIPPINES
local time 23:12

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UPDATE 15:49 UTC : UEarthquake-Report maintains his ORANGE color (moderately dangerous due to the closeby city of Socorro. Socorro is a 5th class municipality in the province of Surigao del Norte, Philippines. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 17,932 people in 3,071 households. (source Wikipedia)

UPDATE 15:45 UTC : USGS has confirmed the earthquake at Magnitude 5.4 and a depth of 38.7 km.
61 km (38 miles) ESE (115°) from Surigao, Mindanao, Philippines

UPDATE 15:41 UTC : What initially looked very dangerous (strong and shallow) tends to be (Luckily) a harmless earthquake at a safe distance out of the coast.

UPDATE 15:38 UTC : Only EMSC has reported this earthquake so far. USGS or PHIVOLCS have not yet published data.
Preliminary EMSC data
EMSC changed his data again to M 5.2 and a depth of 15 km (moderately dangerous and a lot better than the first data set.
The earthquake occurred around midnight (local time)
19 km NE Cortes (pop 3,026) and 19 km NE Cortes (pop 3,026)
Location of the epicenter has been changed from dangerously close to the shore to approx. 50 km out of Mindanao.
Satellite map of the greater epicenter area (USGS Location)

M 5.4      2011/03/03 12:52    Depth 85.0 km     KEPULAUAN TALAUD, INDONESIA
08:52:10 PM at epicenter
Strong but deep and accordingly harmless earthquake approx. 50 km from Sulawesi Utara
145 km E Sarangani (pop 7,506) and 159 km SE Caburan (pop 12,618)
Satellite map of the greater epicenter area

M 5.1      2011/03/03 07:58     Depth 22.4 km      BIO-BIO, CHILE
04:58:56 AM at epicenter
Moderate aftershock with epicenter right on the shoreline and only 10 km from Arauco.
The ONEMI (Civil Defense Chile) MMI values are :
BIOBIO : Concepción, Coronel, San Pedro de la Paz: V; Chiguayante, Talcahuano, Laja, Cabrero: IV; Los Álamos, Curanilahue, Chillán: III.
ARAUCANIA : Angol, Renaico, Los Sauces: III; Collipulli: II.
There are NO reports of damage or injuries related to this aftershock.
46 km (29 miles) NNE of Lebu, Bio-Bio, Chile and 56 km (35 miles) SW of Concepcion, Bio-Bio, Chile
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Satellite map of the greater epicenter area

M 5.1      2011/03/03 04:30     Depth 20.2 km      SOUTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA
11:30:16 AM at epicenter
Moderate aftershock on top of the subduction slope to the South-East of the Mentawai earthquake epicenter.
Epicenter at a safe distance (148 km) from Bengkulu, Sumatra, Indonesia
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Daily summary of deep moderate or weak quakes only faintly felt by people living above it
M 5.2      2011/03/03 11:52     Depth 188.5 km     KURIL ISLANDS
M 4.5      2011/03/03 09:09     Depth 73.6 km     MINDANAO, PHILIPPINES
M 5.1      2011/03/03 08:12     Depth 167.2 km      BANDA SEA
M 4.8      2011/03/03 07:27     Depth 118.2 km      BANDA SEA
M 4.0      2011/03/03 03:55     Depth 10.0 km      VANCOUVER ISLAND, CANADA REGION

Earthquakes occurred yesterday (UTC time), but today local time

M 5.1      2011/03/02 17:17     Depth 23.8 km      VANUATU
March 03, 2011 at 04:17:14 AM at epicenter
Shallow seaquake approx. 20 km from Espiritu Santi and Aore.
The area has many moderate earthquakes of this magnitude.
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Satellite map of the greater epicenter area

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