Earthquakes list March 22, 2011

M 5.7      2011/03/22 22:12      Depth 1.0 km     EASTERN HONSHU, JAPAN
March 23, 2011 at 07:12:29 AM at epicenter
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2 very dangerous strong aftershocks 20 minutes separated and close to Iwaki.
The aftershock is especially dangerous because the hypocenter seems to be very shallow
21 km (13 miles) WNW (283°) from Iwaki, Honshu, Japan and 72 km (45 miles) SSE (165°) from Fukushima, Honshu, Japan
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M 4.6      2011/03/22 00:37     Depth 40.5 km     JAVA, INDONESIA

Daily summary of moderate quakes mainly felt by local animals
M 5.0      2011/03/22 05:44     Depth 84.1 km      SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION

Japan, Honshu : aftershocks of M5 or greater

M 5.7      2011/03/22 16:12     Depth 12.3 km     NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
M 5.4      2011/03/22 16:05     Depth 30.9 km      NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
M 5.4      2011/03/22 15:49     Depth 33.2 km      NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
M 5.8      2011/03/22 15:03     Depth 1.0 km      NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
M 5.9      2011/03/22 13:50     Depth 10.7 km      NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
M 5.2      2011/03/22 12:56     Depth 35.7 km      OFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN

M 5.4      2011/03/22 12:04     Depth 33.5 km     NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
M 5.6      2011/03/22 12:01     Depth 1.0 km     OFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN

M 5.5      2011/03/22 11:21     Depth 24.8 km      OFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
M 5.0      2011/03/22 10:19     Depth 20.5 km     NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN

M 6.6      2011/03/22 09:44     Depth 15.5 km      OFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
Another VERY STRONG aftershock approx. 100 km out of the Miyako coast

Since UTC midnight, the max. JMA intensity level was 4 on a limited number of locations.
There was NEVER any tsunami risk (to weak aftershocks)
M 6.4      2011/03/22 09:19     Depth 27.0 km     NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
Another very strong aftershock closer to the Iwaki coastline, but nevertheless labeled by JMA also at a 4 intensity
M 6.6      2011/03/22 07:18     Depth 26.5 km      OFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
Very strong aftershock but luckily far out of the Fukushima coast
M 5.0      2011/03/22 06:28     Depth 40.7 km      OFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
M 5.1      2011/03/22 05:59     Depth 20.6 km      NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
M 5.9      2011/03/22 03:38     Depth 11.4 km      NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
M 5.1      2011/03/22 01:13     Depth 35.9 km      NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN

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