Earthquakes list March 31, 2011

M 4.7      2011/04/01 01:27     Depth 24.2 km      PANAMA-COLOMBIA BORDER REGION
March 31 @ 08:27:54 PM at epicenter
Moderate subduction earthquake approx. 10 km from Jurado.
155 km (96 miles) S of La Palma, Panama
Satellite map of the greater epicenter area

M 4.8      2011/03/31 12:05     Depth 36.1 km      MAULE, CHILE
08:05:03 AM at epicenter
Moderate shallow and harmless earthquake very close to Constitucion.
69 km (43 miles) W (272°) from Talca, Chile and 164 km (102 miles) NNE (20°) from Concepcion, Chile
Satellite map of the greater epicenter area

M 6.2      2011/03/31 07:13   Depth 40.0 km     NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
local time 16:15
UPDATE 07:42 UTC : GDACS published a GREEN earthquake alert for this earthquake = very limited chance on damage and/or injuries
UPDATE 07:36 UTC : JMA intensity is max. -5  (strong but normally not damaging)

Strong earthquake at an intermediate depth (which weakens the shaking) close to the coast.
30 km E Ofunato (pop 35,418) and 89 km NE Ishinomaki (pop 117,233)
Satellite map of the greater epicenter area

M 4.8      2011/03/31 06:18     Depth 55.9 km      MINDANAO, PHILIPPINES
02:18:34 PM at epicenter
Moderate earthquake at an intermediate depth approx. 100 km out in the Philippine Sea
164 km (102 miles) ESE (106°) from General Santos, Mindanao, Philippines
Satellite map of the greater epicenter area

M 6.4      2011/03/31 00:11     Depth 23.7 km      FIJI REGION
12:11:59 PM at epicenter
Very strong earthquake in the middle of the ocean at several hundred km from the nearest islands.
No specific tsunami report has been published by NOAA
GDACS published a GREEN earthquake alert for this earthquake = very limited chance on damage and/or injuries
438 km (272 miles) WNW (301°) from Neiafu, Tonga
Satellite map of the greater epicenter area

Daily summary of deep moderate or weak quakes only faintly felt by people living above it
M 4.6      2011/03/31 08:45     Depth 10.2 km     TAIWAN REGION
M 4.5      2011/03/31 04:07     Depth 192.7 km      JUJUY, ARGENTINA

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