Earthquakes list May 9, 2011

M 5.8      2011/05/09 19:13     Depth 35.7 km     MINDANAO, PHILIPPINES
May 10, 2011 at 03:13:27 AM at epicenter
Harmless strong earthquake at least +100 km out of the Mindanao coast.
We think that most people slepth through this earthquake as the intensity will have been very weak.
164 km (102 miles) ESE (120°) from General Santos, Mindanao, Philippines
Satellite map of the greater epicenter area

M 6.3      2011/05/09 18:54     Depth 1.0 km      WEST OF MACQUARIE ISLAND
May 10, 2011 at 04:54:42 AM at epicenter
Ridge earthquake in the middle of the oceans. No hazard at all.
730 km (453 miles) WSW of Macquarie Island, Australia
Satellite map of the greater epicenter area

M 5.0      2011/05/09 15:04     Depth 16.3 km      SOUTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND
Moderate but shallow and accordingly slightly dangerous aftershock 20 km from Christchurch
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7 km (4 miles) SSW of Christchurch, New Zealand
Satellite map of the greater epicenter area

Japan, Honshu : aftershocks of M4.5 or greater
M 5.8      2011/05/09 20:15     Depth 29.9 km      OFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN
M 4.5      2011/05/09 12:08     Depth 25.3 km      NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN

Summary of very deep, deep moderate or weak quakes only faintly felt by people
M 5.0      2011/05/09 22:02     Depth 184.9 km      VANUATU
M 5.0      2011/05/09 19:05     Depth 22.9 km      ALASKA PENINSULA
M 5.0      2011/05/09 19:05     Depth 36.0 km      ALASKA PENINSULA
A couple of moderate aftershocks near Sand Point Alaska.
M 4.6      2011/05/09 17:27     Depth 55.2 km      NORTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA
M 4.5      2011/05/09 12:16     Depth 403.6 km      SEA OF OKHOTSK
M 4.4      2011/05/09 08:44     Depth 45.1 km     OFFSHORE EL SALVADOR
M 4.5      2011/05/09 08:09     Depth 26.4 km     SOUTHWEST OF SUMATRA, INDONESIA
M 4.5      2011/05/09 03:21     Depth 204.9 km    NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS

Ridge earthquakes in the Oceans (separating tectonic plates)
M 4.8      2011/05/09 21:39     Depth 15.1 km      CARLSBERG RIDGE

Earthquakes occurred yesterday (UTC time), but today local time

M 4.9      2011/05/08 22:17     Depth 10.3 km      SOUTHERN IRAN
01:47:34 AM at epicenter
Moderate but shallow and accordingly dangerous transform faulting earthquake 10 km from Chehel Zar'l Arab.
The epicenter is located in arid wilderness. Due to the location of the epicenter, earthquake-report does not expect any damage or injuries what would have been totally different with an epicenter close to or below a village or town.
Even moderate earthquakes in Iran can be very damaging.
70 km (43 miles) WNW of Kazerun, Iran
Satellite map of the greater epicenter area

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