Earthquakes list August 9, 2011

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M 5.0      2011/08/09 11:50     Depth 24.7 km      CHINA (MYANMAR BORDER REGION)
07:50:20 PM at epicenter
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Dangerous shallow earthquake in an unstable area who had a lot of misery caused by earthquakes since the end of last year. Earthquake's epicenter is close to Shangyingxiang
Due to the specific terrain in the area, even moderate earthquakes like this one are creating a lot of damage and even injured people.
139 km (86 miles) ESE (110°) from Myitkyina, Myanmar
Satellite map of the greater epicenter area

M 4.4      2011/08/09 05:16     Depth 33.0 km     DOMINICA REGION, LEEWARD ISLANDS
01:16:51 AM at epicenter
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This is the 3th +4 earthquake in the area after the 5.1 earthquake in between St Lucia and Barbados on Sunday
Approx. 80 km from Martinique
46 km (28 miles) ENE of ROSEAU, Dominica and 51 km (31 miles) SE of Grand-Bourg, Marie-Galante, Guadeloupe
Satellite map of the greater epicenter area

M 5.0      2011/08/09 13:46    Depth 100.0 km     NEW ZEALAND
Tuesday, August 9 2011 at 1:46 pm
Harmless deep earthquake in the Lake Taupo area like we had a couple of other ones the last few weeks.
The epicenter of this earthquake was below the Wairakei thermal area (Poihipi Power Station geothermal power station).
10 km north of Taupo and 230 km south-east of Auckland
Satellite map of the greater epicenter area

Summary of earthquakes only faintly felt by people
M 4.6      2011/08/09 15:41     Depth 166.5 km      MINDORO, PHILIPPINES
M 5.3      2011/08/09 11:11     Depth 565.6 km      FIJI REGION

Japan, Honshu : aftershocks of M 4.5 or greater
M 4.8      2011/08/09 19:35     Depth 34.7 km      NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN

Daily summary of moderate quakes mainly felt by local animals
M 5.0      2011/08/09 14:04     Depth 106.9 km      SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION

Daily summary of earthquakes only surrounded by water
M 4.9      2011/08/09 15:46     Depth 10.0 km      SOUTHEAST OF EASTER ISLAND
M 4.9      2011/08/09   04:43     Depth 57.4 km     SOUTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA
M  5.0      2011/08/09   00:12     Depth 50.5 km     KERMADEC ISLANDS, NEW ZEALAND

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

M 5.1      2011/08/08  23:53     Depth 35.0 km      SOLOMON ISLANDS
Tuesday, August 09, 2011 at 10:53:26 AM at epicenter
93 km (57 miles) SSE of Kira Kira, San Cristobal, Solomon Isl.
Satellite map of the greater epicenter area

Japan, Honshu : aftershocks of M 4.5 or greater
M 4.8     2011/08/08   19:46     Depth 10.0 km    OFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN

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