Earthquakes list December 23, 2011

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M 5.1      2011/12/23 17:36    Depth 9.0 km     CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND
local time 24/12 - 06:37
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Aftershock but right below the Akaroa peninsula on a location that we had almost no aftershocks so far
10 km east of Akaroa and 50 km south-east of Christchurch
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M 4.1      2011/12/23 14:44    Depth 50.0 km     EASTERN HONSHU, JAPAN
23:44 JST 23 Dec 2011
10 km from Koga and 46 km from Tokyo
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Tokyo : Was just sorting through my souvenirs from Tokyo Disneyland when I felt a small quake. Lasted for 5-10 seconds, shook my table mirror. Last time I went to Disneyland, there was a quake, too (3 Nov). Hmmm...

M 5.0      2011/12/23 12:02     Depth 34.0 km      PAKISTAN
05:02:06 PM at epicenter
Moderately dangerous earthquake if we take into account the error margin from the epicenter and depth. The type of earthquakes in Pakistan can be considered dangerous from magnitudes 5 and more.
73 km (45 miles) N (352°) from Jacobabad, Pakistan
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M 5.3      2011/12/23 04:27     Depth 44.3 km      MINDORO, PHILIPPINES
12:27:13 PM at epicenter
57 km (35 miles) WSW of Calapan, Mindoro, Philippines and 75 km (46 miles) SW of Batangas, Luzon, Philippines
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M 5.9      2011/12/23 02:18     Depth 4.9 km      SOUTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND
03:18:02 PM at epicenter
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15 km (9 miles) ENE of Christchurch, New Zealand
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M 5.3      2011/12/23 01:06     Depth 3.7 km      SOUTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND
02:06:25 PM at epicenter
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21 km (13 miles) ENE of Christchurch, New Zealand
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M 5.8      2011/12/23 00:58     Depth 4.7 km      SOUTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND
01:58:36 PM at epicenter
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Veru large shallow aftershock
26 km (16 miles) ENE of Christchurch, New Zealand
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Shallow weak to moderate earthquakes well felt by people living above it
M 4.6      2011/12/23 06:20     Depth 38.1 km      CERAM SEA, INDONESIA
M 4.8      2011/12/23 03:50     Depth 8.4 km      SOUTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND

M 4.0      2011/12/23 01:41     Depth 11.2 km      SOUTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND
M 4.2      2011/12/23 01:30     Depth 5.0 km      SOUTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND

Daily summary of moderate quakes mainly felt by local animals
M 4.5      2011/12/23 09:01     Depth 35.2 km      FOX ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS, ALASKA
M 4.7      2011/12/23 04:46     Depth 170.9 km      KAMCHATKA PENINSULA, RUSSIA

Daily summary of earthquakes only surrounded by a lot of water
M 4.9      2011/12/23 14:54     Depth 10.0 km      ADMIRALTY ISLANDS REG., PAPUA NEW GUINEA
M 5.5      2011/12/23 10:51     Depth 8.9 km      SOUTH OF THE KERMADEC ISLANDS
M 4.8      2011/12/23 04:18     Depth 8.7 km      OFF THE COAST OF AISEN, CHILE

Ridge earthquakes in the Oceans (separating tectonic plates)
M 4.7      2011/12/23 12:32     Depth 10.0 km      GULF OF CALIFORNIA, MEXICO

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

Shallow weak to moderate earthquakes well felt by people living above it
M 3.9      2011/12/22 23:26    Depth 5.0 km     MONTENEGRO / ALBANIA
12 km SE Ulcinj (pop 10,641) and 58 km NW Durrës (pop 122,034)

Summary of earthquakes only faintly felt by people
M 4.9      2011/12/22 23:50     Depth 10.2 km      TONGA
M 4.8      2011/12/22 23:43     Depth 27.0 km      WESTERN XIZANG (TIBET), CHINA

M 4.9      2011/12/22 19:39     Depth 22.4 km
     TAIWAN REGION
M 5.0      2011/12/22 19:21     Depth 28.3 km      NIAS REGION, INDONESIA

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Comments

  1. Another big shake in Christchurch!
    5.8, a few km off New Brighton, more liquefaction in the eastern suburbs, and more cliff collapses.
    Just before Christmas too, not good. 🙁