Earthquakes list April 26, 2011

M 5.6      2011/04/26 21:43     Depth 1.1 km     EAST TIMOR REGION
Strong very shallow earthquake near Dili, Timor
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M 5.6      2011/04/26 21:10     Depth 15.1 km     GULF OF CALIFORNIA
02:10:26 PM at epicenter
UPDATE : The ridge fault line in the middle of the Gulf of California has regular similar earthquakes . What just happened is not uncommon for the people living here.
UPDATE :
18,000 people will experience a V MMI shaking (moderate shaking) and 1,176,000 people will feel a light shaking.
Strong shallow harmless ridge seaquake (2 plates separating from each other) in the middle of the Gulf of California (in between mainland Mexico and Baja California peninsula)
69 km (43 miles) E (79°) from Santa Rosalia, Baja California Sur, Mexico
88 km (54 miles) SW (232°) from Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico
Satellite map of the greater epicenter area

M 4.3      2011/04/26 17:00     Depth 52.5 km     ASSAM-NAGALAND-MANIPUR REGION, INDIA
10:30:35 PM at epicenter
Harmless weak earthquake at an intermediate depth in the India / Bangladesh / Myanmar triangle
88 km (55 miles) NW (306°) from Imphal, Manipur, India
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M 4.6      2011/04/26 10:16     Depth 13.6 km      SULAWESI, INDONESIA
06:16:48 PM at epicenter
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Moderate aftershock of the M 6.2 earthquake of April 25 (local time).
59 km (36 miles) SE of Kendari, Sulawesi, Indonesia and 127 km (78 miles) NNE of Baubau, Sulawesi, Indonesia
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M 5.7      2011/04/26 11:07      Depth 20.6 km     GUERRERO, MEXICO
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M 4.6      2011/04/26 11:18     Depth 29.0 km      GUERRERO, MEXICO
06:07:29 AM at epicenter
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48 km (29 miles) ENE of Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico
61 km (37 miles) S of Chilpancingo, Guerrero, Mexico
Satellite map of the greater epicenter area

M 5.4      2011/04/26 06:39     Depth 78.6 km     JAVA, INDONESIA
01:39:34 PM at epicenter
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M 4.9      2011/04/26 07:24     Depth 64.6 km     JAVA, INDONESIA
UPDATE : As expected local sources are mentioning NO damage
UPDATE :
BMKG reported a Richter scale magnitude of 6.3 and a depth of 28 km. It was felt in Cilacap as a III to IV MMI. Strange such a big magnitude difference (cannot be explained by the kind of scales alone). Also the epicenter is completely different in between USGS and BMKG
Strong earthquake at an intermediate depth 20 km out of the coast of Java, Indonesia
The earthquake epicenter is located on top of the subduction range.
Closest villages are Cimerak, Pangandaran and Cikalong
Due to the depth the earthquake will be felt in a wide area by millions of people as a very weak shaking.
83 km (51 miles) SSE of Tasikmalaya, Java, Indonesia
Satellite map of the greater epicenter area

Japan, Honshu : aftershocks of M4.5 or greater
M 4.8      2011/04/26 18:03     Depth 37.5 km      OFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
M 4.6      2011/04/26 16:02     Depth 35.0 km      OFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
M 4.6      2011/04/26 15:58     Depth 10.0 km      OFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
M 4.6      2011/04/26 12:26     Depth 54.6 km      NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
M 5.0      2011/04/26 12:12     Depth 51.7 km      NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
M 4.9      2011/04/26 10:03     Depth 20.4 km     OFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
M 4.9      2011/04/26 04:01     Depth 34.9 km      NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN

Daily summary of earthquakes only surrounded by a lot of water
M 4.6      2011/04/26 03:16     Depth 15.6 km      PHILIPPINE ISLANDS REGION

Daily summary of deep moderate or weak quakes only faintly felt by people living above it
M 4.7      2011/04/26 19:01     Depth 515.1 km      SOUTH OF THE FIJI ISLANDS
M 4.6      2011/04/26 18:39     Depth 47.5 km      HALMAHERA, INDONESIA
M 4.6      2011/04/26 16:45     Depth 35.6 km      SAMOA ISLANDS REGION
M 4.7      2011/04/26 12:14     Depth 182.1 km      SALTA, ARGENTINA
M 5.2      2011/04/26 00:12    Depth 62.8 km     TONGA
M 4.9      2011/04/26 01:28     Depth 41.2 km      RAT ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS, ALASKA

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