(Major) Earthquakes list September 30, 2012 - Massive, but luckily deep earthquake in Colombia

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Massive, but luckily deep earthquake in Colombia

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Title : Massive deep earthquake felt all over Colombia and Ecuador 

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SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
GEOFON Western Kazakhstan Sep 30 23:06 4.7 52 MAP
EMSC Southern Xinjiang, China Sep 30 23:04 4.7 51 MAP
USGS Southern Xinjiang, China Sep 30 23:04 4.7 35 MAP
GEOFON Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan Sep 30 22:39 4.6 27 MAP
EMSC Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan Sep 30 22:39 4.6 20 MAP
USGS Near The East Coast Of Honshu, Japan Sep 30 22:39 4.6 15 MAP
GEOFON Komandorskiye Ostrova Region Sep 30 21:49 4.7 25 MAP
GEOFON North Indian Ocean Sep 30 20:43 4.7 10 MAP
USGS North Indian Ocean Sep 30 20:43 4.7 15 MAP
EMSC North Indian Ocean Sep 30 20:43 4.7 30 MAP
EMSC Colombia Sep 30 16:31 7.2 149 MAP
USGS Colombia Sep 30 16:31 7.4 140 MAP
  • Ecuador - I can feel it shaking a bit.
  • Bogota - Light shaking in Bogota
  • Quito - 30 secondes, felt like my the building was moving slowly side to side.
  • Cuenca, Ecuador - Felt it here in Cuenca, Ec for longer than I'd like.
  • Cali,Colombia - Thought I was having a seriously dizzy episode but no it was definately an earthquake and the whole building was swaying. Very scary.
  • Cali - Een vreemd gevoel, het hield ook lang aan ongeveer 20 _25 seconden. Liep naar buiten en veel mensen stonden op straat, een passant was angstig. De bus stopte ook en wachtte even. De stoel waar ik in zat trilde aardig en buiten schudden alle bedradingen. Het epicentrum was dichter bij Popayan en op 150 km diep, las net dat deze aardbeving een rondje over de bol maakt en 11 minuten later aan kwam in Hierro, Can. eilanden.
  • Cotacachi, Ecuador - Light shaking in the building we were in. Seemed to go on for a while.
  • USGS Colombia Sep 30 16:31 7.3 168 MAP
    USGS Colombia Sep 30 16:31 7.4 140 MAP
    GEOFON Colombia Sep 30 16:31 7.2 163 MAP
    USGS East Of The Volcano Islands Sep 30 15:35 5.4 35 MAP
    EMSC East Of The Volcano Islands Sep 30 15:35 5.4 30 MAP
    GEOFON North Pacific Ocean Sep 30 15:35 5.3 10 MAP
    ER I Felt A (not Listed) Earthquake Sep 30 12:00 4.6 0 MAP I Felt It
  • Putney London - My and my flat mate got woken u by a very strong shake around 6:15am. Ca Nt find anything online or in thenews..
  • Goris City, Armenia - At 8:55 (local time) I felt very weak shaking, then at 9:17 a little stronger. Shakings felt till 9:22.
  • Yzerfontein, West Coast, South Africa - have been feeling week shaking for the last year or so
  • GEOFON Tonga Islands Region Sep 30 07:04 5.0 10 MAP
    EMSC North Indian Ocean Sep 30 01:52 5.0 10 MAP
    GEOFON North Indian Ocean Sep 30 01:52 5.0 23 MAP
    USGS North Indian Ocean Sep 30 01:52 4.9 10 MAP

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

    Near The East Coast Of Honshu, Japan Sep 29 17:37 PM M 4.8 Depth 57.2 km

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    MMI III (Weak shaking) ?
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    MMI V (Moderate shaking) ?
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    Generally felt outside, and by almost everyone indoors. Most sleepers awakened. A few people alarmed.
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    Small unstable objects are displaced or upset. Some glassware and crockery may be broken. Hanging pictures knock against the wall. Open doors may swing. Cupboard doors secured by magnetic catches may open. Pendulum clocks stop, start, or change rate.
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    MMI VI (Strong shaking) ?
    People Felt by all. People and animals alarmed. Many run outside. Difficulty experienced in walking steadily.
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    Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall from walls. Some furniture moved on smooth floors, some unsecured free-standing fireplaces moved. Glassware and crockery broken. Very unstable furniture overturned. Small church and school bells ring. Appliances move on bench or table tops. Filing cabinets or "easy glide" drawers may open (or shut).
    Structures :
    Slight damage to buildings with low standard. Some stucco or cement plaster falls. Large display windows broken. Damage to a few weak domestic chimneys, some may fall.
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    Trees and bushes shake, or are heard to rustle. Loose material may be dislodged from sloping ground, e.g. existing slides, talus slopes, shingle slides.
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    Large bells ring. Furniture moves on smooth floors, may move on carpeted floors. Substantial damage to fragile contents of buildings.
    Structures :
    Unreinforced stone and brick walls cracked. Low standard buildings cracked with some minor masonry falls. A few instances of damage to buildings of ordinary workmanship. Unbraced parapets, unbraced brick gables, and architectural ornaments fall. Roofing tiles, especially ridge tiles may be dislodged. Many unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, often falling from roof-line. Water tanks Type I burst. A few instances of damage to brick veneers and plaster or cement-based linings. Unrestrained water cylinders (hot-water cylinders) may move and leak. Some common windows cracked. Suspended ceilings damaged.
    Environment :
    Water made turbid by stirred up mud. Small slides such as falls of sand and gravel banks, and small rock-falls from steep slopes and cuttings. Instances of settlement of unconsolidated or wet, or weak soils. Some fine cracks appear in sloping ground. A few instances of liquefaction (i.e. small water and sand ejections).
    MMI VIII (Severe shaking) ?
    People Alarm may approach panic. Steering of motorcars greatly affected. Structures : Low standard buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. ordinary workmanship buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged in some cases. A few instances of damage to buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes. Monuments and pre-1976 elevated tanks and factory stacks twisted or brought down. Some pre-1965 infill masonry panels damaged. A few post-1980 brick veneers damaged. Decayed timber piles of houses damaged. Houses not secured to foundations may move. Most unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, some below roof-line, many brought down. Environment : Cracks appear on steep slopes and in wet ground. Small to moderate slides in roadside cuttings and unsupported excavations. Small water and sand ejections and localized lateral spreading adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
    MMI IX (Violent shaking) ?
    Structures Many low standard buildings destroyed. Ordinary workmanship buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes damaged in some cases, some with flexible frames seriously damaged. Damage or permanent distortion to some buildings and bridges, designed and built to normal use standards. Houses not secured to foundations shifted off. Brick veneers fall and expose frames. Environment : Cracking of ground conspicuous. Landsliding general on steep slopes. Liquefaction effects intensified and more widespread, with large lateral spreading and flow sliding adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
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