Earthquakes list April 16, 2011

M 4.7      2011/04/16 07:06     Depth 16.2 km     QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA
05:06:54 PM at epicenter
Moderate aftershock from the M 5.2 earthquake earlier today
142 km (88 miles) SE (142°) from Townsville, Australia
421 km (262 miles) SSE (153°) from Cairns, Australia
Satellite map of the greater epicenter area

M 5.2      2011/04/16 05:49     Depth 9.2 km      SOUTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND
05:49:22 PM at epicenter
Strong shallow aftershock very close to the epicenter of the February deadly and damaging earthquake
16 km (9 miles) ESE of Christchurch, New Zealand
Satellite map of the greater epicenter area

M 5.2      2011/04/16 05:31     Depth 10.0 km      QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA
03:31:19 PM at epicenter
Moderate unusual and shallow earthquake below Australia close to the Great Barrier Reef
124 km (77 miles) SE of Townsville, Queensland, Australia
Satellite map of the greater epicenter area

M 5.8      2011/04/16 02:19     Depth 59.3 km      EASTERN HONSHU, JAPAN
11:19:29 AM at epicenter
Strong aftershock at an intermediate depth causing panic but NO damage. Very close to Tokyo.
26 km (16 miles) SW of Utsunomiya, Honshu, Japan and 81 km (50 miles) N of TOKYO, Japan
Satellite map of the greater epicenter area

M 5.7      2011/04/16 01:11     Depth 131.9 km      NORTHEAST OF TAIWAN
10:11:10 AM at epicenter
Strong but deep and harmless earthquake at a safe distance from Taiwan and the Ryukyu Islands (Japan).
Epicenter at the bottom of the subduction zone
111 km (68 miles) N of Ishigaki-jima, Ryukyu Islands, Japan
254 km (157 miles) E of TAIPEI, Taiwan
Satellite map of the greater epicenter area

Daily summary of earthquakes only surrounded by a lot of water
M 5.0      2011/04/16 17:30    Depth 24.2 km      GUAM REGION
M 5.2      2011/04/16 09:20    Depth 509.7 km      BONIN ISLANDS, JAPAN REGION

Japan, Honshu : aftershocks of M4.5 or greater
M 4.6      2011/04/16 20:54     Depth 28.2 km      NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
M 5.5      2011/04/16 20:36     Depth 33.4 km      OFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
M 4.8      2011/04/16 20:21     Depth 51.3 km      NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
M 4.7      2011/04/16 20:19     Depth 32.6 km      EASTERN HONSHU, JAPAN
M 4.7      2011/04/16 15:56     Depth 8.5 km     NEAR THE WEST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
M 4.6      2011/04/16 04:19     Depth 34.9 km      NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
M 5.8      2011/04/16 02:19     Depth 59.3 km      EASTERN HONSHU, JAPAN

Daily summary of deep moderate or weak quakes only faintly felt by people living above it
M 4.6      2011/04/16 20:50    Depth 126.6 km      SOUTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA
M 4.3      2011/04/16 11:59    Depth 40.0 km     CANARY ISLANDS, SPAIN REGION
M 4.6      2011/04/16 04:00     Depth 54.7 km      KURIL ISLANDS
M 4.9      2011/04/16 00:25     Depth 101.8 km      ANTOFAGASTA, CHILE

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