Earthquakes list April 8, 2011

M 5.2      2011/04/08 18:29     Depth 24.2 km      MINDORO, PHILIPPINES
02:29:16 AM at epicenter
Moderate shallow coastal quake close to Lubang Island.
Was felt all over Luzon as a very weak earthquake.
People in Lubang Island will have felt it stronger and will certainly have been shaked awake.
No damage expected.
106 km (65 miles) SSW of Olongapo, Luzon, Philippines and 125 km (77 miles) SW of MANILA, Philippines
Satellite map of the greater epicenter area

M 4.2      2011/04/08 14:56     Depth 6.3 km     ARKANSAS
09:56:32 AM at epicenter
Allways the same epicenter area below Greenbrier. The local people must be really fed up with the continuous shaking from the last several months.
4 km (3 miles) NE (34°) from Greenbrier, AR
Satellite map of the greater epicenter area

M 4.3      2011/04/08 15:07    Depth 10.0 km     SPAIN
local time 17:07
UPDATE 15:43 UTC : So far no damage has been reported and is not expected (earthquake-report)
UPDATE 15:42 UTC : The shaking lasted ca 7 seconds.
UPDATE 15:38 UTC : As predicted, villagers were very scared of what happened and told the local press that everything in-house started shaking.
UPDATE 15:35 UTC : Local press has picked up the news of the earthquake. they are reporting that the epicenter should be located below Vistabella and that many villages in the province have felt the earthquake.
UPDATE 15:24 UTC : Normally this kind of earthquakes will be NOT damaging unless some minor cracks in walls.

Preliminary EMSC data
Shallow weak earthquake which will be felt by hundred of thousands of people in the area.
14 km SE Cariñena (pop 3,591) and 45 km E Calatayud (pop 20,030) and 52 km SW Zaragoza (pop 649,404)
Satellite map of the greater epicenter area
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M 4,3      2011/04/08       15:07      Profundidad 10.0 km     ESPAÑA
17:07 hora local
ACTUALIZACIÓN 15:43 UTC: Hasta el momento no se han reportado daños y no se espera
ACTUALIZACIÓN 15:42 UTC: El temblor duró aproximadamente 7 segundos.
ACTUALIZACIÓN 15:38 UTC: Como se predijo, los aldeanos estaban asustados de lo que pasó y le dijo a la prensa local que todo de la casa comenzó a temblar.
ACTUALIZACIÓN 15:35 UTC: La prensa local ha recogido la noticia del terremoto. se informa que el epicentro se encuentra por debajo de Vistabella y que muchos pueblos de la provincia han sentido el terremoto.
ACTUALIZACIÓN 15:24 UTC: Normalmente este tipo de terremotos será no dañar a menos que algunas grietas menores en las paredes.
Datos preliminares EMSC
Terremoto superficial débil que se sentía por cientos de miles de personas en la zona.
14 kilometros SE Cariñena (pop 3.591) y 45 km al E Calatayud (pop 20.030) y Zaragoza 52 kilometros SW (pop 649404)
Mapa satelital de la zona del epicentro mayor

M 4.9      2011/04/08 06:05    Depth 10.0 km     SOUTH OF AUSTRALIA
local time 14:05
Strong shallow seaquake in an unusual location (the main reason why we are reporting it).
Only oceanic creatures will have witnessed this earthquake 🙂
Interesting to see on the satellite map is how the Australian continent rises up from the Ocean floor with a potential stress factor.
844 km S Albany (pop 23,913)
Satellite map of the greater epicenter area

M 4.3      2011/04/8 04:27    Depth 5.0 km     IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
local time 08:27
Weak but very shallow aftershock of the slightly stronger 4.6 magnitude earthquake from yesterday.
As the hypocenter is so shallow and near to very populated places, the earthquake will certainly have scared a lot of people.
20 km E Hanaqin (pop 70,050
Satellite map of the greater epicenter area

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M 5.0      2011/04/08 00:56     Depth 248.9 km     BANDA SEA

Japan, Honshu : aftershocks of M4.5 or greater
M 4.9      2011/04/08 02:57     Depth 40.7 km     NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN

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Comments

  1. Love the inclusion of the Australian quake.... 844km.... that is closer than Adelaide to Canberra.
    We will have to wait for reports from the prawns and whales in a couple of weeks.
    Should be ok though..... Perhaps giant sea squids may have problems... 🙂