Earthquakes in the world on October 12, 2013 (M4.5 or more) - Very strong earthquake near the coast of Greece

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Very strong earthquake near the coast of Greece
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Very stong earthquake near coast of Venezuela and Trinidad & Tobago
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SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
ER I Felt A (not Listed) Earthquake Oct 12 23:59 4.6 0 MAP I Felt It
  • Clarksville - We were in Clarksville,TN sleeping in our RV and the tremer woke us up probably around 1:30 a.m. The second tremer was like three minutes apart. The camper shook violently. I would say they each lasted for 5-8 seconds each.
  • GEOFON Near East Coast Of Kamchatka Oct 12 23:10 4.7 35 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off East Coast Of Kamchatka Oct 12 23:10 4.6 40 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Southern Mid-atlantic Ridge Oct 12 21:21 5.1 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Southern Mid-atlantic Ridge Oct 12 21:21 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Mid Indian Ridge Oct 12 20:01 5.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Amsterdam Island, Oct 12 20:01 5.2 9 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Mid-indian Ridge Oct 12 20:01 5.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Laylay, Philippines Oct 12 18:47 4.7 104 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mindoro, Philippines Oct 12 18:47 4.7 100 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Mindoro, Philippines Oct 12 18:47 4.6 87 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Ile Hunter, New Caledonia Oct 12 17:39 4.8 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southeast Of Loyalty Islands Oct 12 17:39 4.8 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Southeast Of Loyalty Islands Oct 12 17:39 4.8 14 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Archangelos, Greece Oct 12 17:16 4.6 69 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Kermadec Islands, New Zealand Oct 12 15:49 4.9 125 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Raoul Island, New Zealand Oct 12 15:49 5.2 32 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Kermadec Islands Region Oct 12 15:49 5.1 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Tilamuta, Indonesia Oct 12 14:30 5.7 100 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia Oct 12 14:30 5.6 91 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Minahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi Oct 12 14:30 5.6 84 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Crete, Greece Oct 12 13:11 6.4 47 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Pallini - light shaking
  • Almyridha - Great fun; shaking went on for quite a time.
  • Koudipidiana - I was on the computer and the house just starting shaking and some things in the kitchen fell off shelves...but I ran out to my balcony just to see wha happened and people came out of buildings and were looking around somewhere nearby an alarm of some sort was going off. My coworker called me and asked if we had an earthquake and I told him "yup" I asked about my other close coworkers and he said he talked to them. So everyone should be okay. I am now thinking how long before a tsunami came?
  • Herakliion - whole flat was shaking on the 1st floor for about a minute
  • Heraklion - BOAT TYPE MOVEMENT
  • Kolimvari - Very noticable shaking
  • Nahe rhythemo - Leichtes Zittern am Strand. Sonnenschirme wackelten, Alarmanlagen gingen los.
  • Kato Gouves - light shaking for over a minute
  • Iraklio - Mancava poco che uscissi di corsa da casa,durato tanto circa 1 minuto
  • Alexandria ,Egypt - Felt it
  • Glossa - I was in the pool and could hear a load rumble like thunder and water in the pool stated shaking
  • Erfus Perama - I did not feel the earthquake at the time but I felt a strong tremor at approx 16.15 in my house. I felt as if I was on a swaying boat.
  • Souri Vamos - Very strange
  • Rethimon - Luchter bewoog en rammelde de houten pergola bewoog stevig ( duizelig gevoel kreeg je ervan ) voelde het 1st met men voeten en dan begon alles te bewegen voor ongeveer 1minuut en 30seconden
  • Almyrida, Kreta - Op t strand bij t plaatsje Almyrida op Kreta. Beving duurde zo'n 15 seconden en na schik eveneens.
  • Hora sfakion - 2 x achter elkaar om ca 16.15 licht schudden.
  • Loutraki, Greece - Was sitting at my desk. 3rd floor of building. The shaking (swaying back and forth) lasted for well over a minute. Both I and people around me became very dizzy.
  • Stalos - Villa shook slightly. Vase fell off table. Was on pool chair and it was shaking.
  • Itea, Delphi - We're far from the epicenter but I felt it well, at the 3rd floor, It was really long!!!
  • Heraklion - Building was moving quite a lot and what seemed like a long duration,
  • Agia galini - Op het strand, schudden van het strandbed.
  • Chania Kreta - 1620 uur LT. Op reis ten westen van Chania. Matige bevingen voelbaar gedurende ongeveer halve minuut.
  • Plaka - Light shaking in Plaka. We were in our house and the house started shaking for a few minutes. First light then a little bit heavier. We went to the streets and went back a few minutes later. Nothing broken but it felt really strange. Can we expact more?
  • Rethymnon - Als of je op een boor zit met storm op zee
  • Cairo - it was horrible
  • Agio Apotostioli - Out by the pool in the hotel, people ran out of the nearest restaurant, sunbeds shaking heavy, people nervous. No damages in hotel.
  • Akrotiri Crete - I was standing in a very strong structure and it as though my legs were getting week under me, a very strange sensation.
  • Tanta Egypt - I was in my rooom. Ifeel that this building is shaking.
  • Kissamos - First long strong one I have felt for about 7 years. Whole building shaking, along with trees & parked cars. Lights were swinging for about 5 mins afterwards. (via emsc)
  • Kato Galatasa W of Chania - Matige bevingen gedurende halve minuut. Op reis in Kalliston hotel , ten westen van Chania
  • Missiria - Trillingen en het balkon schudde mee.
  • Agia Galini - korte, zwakke maar duidelijk voelbaar heen en weer bewegen
  • Agios Georgios - leger roulis par 2 fois dans ma maison ....qq vagues dans la piscine
  • Heraklion - scared so much
  • Maleme - We were standing at the beach and wanted to go for a swim, when we both thought we lost our balance :)
  • Chania - I felt it in the swimming pool, as my feet were on the bottom and started shaking. Some noise, Some wind, for about 8 seconds. No harm.
  • Sitia, Crete - Weak shaking for a kinda long timne.
  • Episkopi beach - I was lying on a sunbed and thought initially that my mother was jerking it to get my attention. Some people jumped up and ran inside, whereas others playing ballgames didn't seem to notice.
  • Kolymvari - Worst one we had in the 7 years we have lived here & both my wife & next door neighbours left feeling physically sick (via emsc)
  • Gythio Peleponnes - Our campervan rocked and our chairs as well
  • Gerani - Outside in hotel pool area it started to feel like waves passing by. No visible damage what so ever. People got bit nervous, children crying but it was soon over, back to normal. (via emsc)
  • Piarco - 10:10 pm. Standing during an earthquake. The ground felt wave like . My pets seemed very confused. It was strong for the majority.
  • Platanias - Swaying of hotel on second floor. Tv and stand up lamp started swaying pictures fell of walls very disorientated moved to outside hotel noore affects as yet. (via emsc)
  • Malta - Felt very weak shaking.
  • Anidri - Anidri village 2k from Paleochora....the house was shaking from side to side ornaments fell to the floor.First a huge gust of wind then noise under ground and then the house very frightening.
  • Retthymon - Vreemde gewaarwording op het terras in de oude haven van Retthymon. Ik dacht dat degene achter mij zo zat te tikken, totdat het een minuut vrij hard ging..
  • Agia Galini - On the beach people noticed sun umbrellas swaying and a slight rocking motion.
  • Matala Crete - after a soft kind of swinging in the street like walking an unstable jetty for maybe 5 sec it continued lightly for some time fading out during approx one minute. Locals seemed unaffected, tourists exited or alarmed.
  • Hersonissos - In Hersonissos, 20 km from Heraklion, strange feeling, cats ran indoors and dogs started to howl!
  • Rethimno Hotel Creta Star - Im Boden fest verankerte Sonnenschirme fingen an zu schwingen. Die Menschen schauten sich ratlos an. Die Erde schwankte doch recht lange. Mein erster Blick ging zum Hotel ... das stand noch ... mein zweiter Blick zum Meer ... wann kommt der Tsunami?
  • Kissamos - Aujourd'hui en Crète à Kissamos vers 16h . Très forte secousse tout bougeait . Très impressionnant !
  • Chania - I was in the smallest room of the apartment, which was a stroke of luck, as it happens. When it did happen I very quickly recognised it as an earthquake, but as it escalated I soon realised this to be by far the strongest I'd ever experienced. Seemed to go on for close to a minute; thankfully the apartment withstood the swaying with far more calm than me, given the empirical evidence from the smallest room in the apartment!
  • Santorini, Greece - Felt initial shock followed seconds later by waves at right angles. Thought it might be caused by large buses passing nearby but considering the pattern of shaking and the duration, decided it was an earthquake. Could feel distinct waves at right angles to each other.
  • Chania - Lasted very long!
  • Analipsi - Senti l'immeuble et les objets bouger, comme une grosse impression de vertiges.
  • Chania - was in supermarket and all the produce jumped off the shelves onto the floor. They had to close the shop (large Marinopoulos at Mournies)
  • Strand, Kalathas - ich war mit meiner Freundin am Strand von Kalathas nahe Chania. Wir spuerten ein starkes Schwanken ueber einen gefuehlten langen Moment. Ich habe schon mehrere Erdbeben erlebt, dies war das staerkste und laengste
  • Heraklion, Greece - We were on the pier adjacent to the historic Venetian Fort Koules at 4pm when we felt the ground shake for less than 10 seconds.
  • Finicounda - felt like moderate shaking
  • Kato Stalos - Building shook significantly. Went outside to see waves in swimming pool. No damage noted (new building).
  • Vamos - everything shook
  • Kobonada, Kythira island - We were on the beach and were rocked from side to side
  • laytos beach, Analipsy - Im staying in the sensatori hotel in Analipsy. The room started rocking back and forth and a few glasses fell off the table.
  • Xania - Staying in Old Town Xania and knew immediately that it was an earthquake, enough to get the adrenaline flowing and to leave the building quickly. Nothing fell and no damage in this particular street. After 10 minutes people seemed to be going about their lives as if nothing had happened.
  • Iguana Beach, 3 km west of Chania - we could see earth moving and cars shaking. Cars alarms went off. Many were scared. We were also scared, but happy to be on a beach, and not in a building.
  • Strand Komos bij Pitisidie - We zaten op het strand toen het begon te beven, ik dacht eerst dat ik duizelig was, maar daar was geen aanleiding voor. Toen zag ik de bomen schudden en realiseerde dat de aarde beefde. een heel rare gewaarwording. We hadden al vaker een aardbeving in deze omgeving meegemaakt maar altijd 's nachts. Dit was een heel nieuwe ervaring
  • St. helina - was doing some work on a computer and mann this thing rocked the place. intense awesome experience !
  • Prines - It felt as if someone was shaking my sunbed.
  • Paleochora, crete - Psychedelic experience! I were on the 2th floor in 4 story hotel. Walls and floor waving heavily back and fourth. Ran outside really frightened.
  • Gavalochori, Vamos - Was on the 1st floor of the local museum with a group of tourists. Felt like the floor dancing a bit, rather funny feeling in the knees. No sound, everything remained in place. Some tourists calmed when I smiled and said: 'You've just experienced a quake!'
  • acrotiri chania - just felt dizzy
  • Gavalachori - I was woken from a sleep by the bed rocking. The rest of the family were by the pool and felt the ground move and saw the water splashing out of the pool. Ripples continued in the puddles around the pool for several minutes. Hanging utensils in the kitchen were swinging for some minutes after.
  • Rethymnon - Was at rockas beach bar on sun bed and I crap my costume...then had to go for a dip to clean. Strongest shake yet. I really hope they find gas quickly!!!
  • herakliom - Wat me opvalt is dat we de schokken van rond 13:00u niet of nauwelijks gevoelt hebben, om 15:30u rende in heraklion iedereen de straat op
  • Msida Malta - Things started to mildly shake on 4yh floor. The bag next to my leg stsrted tapping me! Reported from daughter via Skype live as it was happening.
  • Georgioupolis - Stand auf einer Brücke, die erst nur schwankte, sich dann aber stark aufschaukelte.
  • Ghonios, central Crete - Didn't notice tremor while driving Suzuki Jimmy. But it lost traction on switchback turn at less than 30km/hr, so its rear wheels bounced sideways to middle of road. Had to counter steer, as in snow. I inspected road for oil, pebbles, etc. Only dry pavement. Est. time: 2:00pm - 2:15pm.
  • Palaiochora - Secousse clairement ressentie sur une petite plage a l' ouest deDe Palaiochora. Pas de bruit entendu, il y avait beaucoup de vent toute la joigne. J'ai perdu l'equlibre, il y a eu deux secousses, très brèves , on a tout de suite su Qu' il s' agissait d' séisme .
  • Hersonisos - J'étais allongé sur mon litce 12 octobre 2013 vers 16h10 heure locale, et j'ai ressenti une secousse d'environ 40 secondes.C'est ma première expérience en la matière
  • Paleochora - 10 seconden schudden op het strand
  • Agii Apostoli - Significant shaking and bed was wobbling. Didn't last very long.
  • Chania, Nea Hora - Having been in bigger quakes in Tokyo and Arizona, I would say this one felt more like 4.5 than 6.5 (on the ground floor) and lasted less than a minute - maybe 30 secs. Although having 4 storeys creaking above your head is a bit mad.
  • Akrotiri, Crete - For the first few seconds I felt a trembling in the ground. Then the ground under me moved about two feet to one direction and back again as I was standing outside on the terrace. It was a fun experience, standing on the moving ground, but the kids came running and said the furniture and walls were shaking inside the house and it frightened them.
  • Paleochora, Crete - On a sun bed and thought it was my husband playing around and shaking it. Difficult to get of the bed so just lay there. When I realised it was an earthquake it subsided with a small after shock. When I looked back at the apartments on the beach people were racing towards the beach. First time experience for both of us.
  • Panormos - Waiting for tsunami
  • rethymno - The ground was clearly moving. We were lying on the beach.Felt like I was on a rocking chair
  • Pitsidia - leichtes beben, im freien gut wahrnehmbar, im haus stärker, aber keine schäden.
  • Agiagalini - Dacht dat Ik onwel werd, zat op stoel voor pc.
  • Cairo - On fifth floor of building. Wheeled chair rolled gently and plants swayed slightly.
  • Chania, Odos Akrotiriou - I had just parked the car when it rocked like a boat in a strong side-toside wave for 30 seconds. The event may have lasted nearly a munute.
  • Mirthios - Erdbeben gespürt am 12.10.2013 in Mirthios, Ag. Vasileos, Rethimnion zwischen ca. 16.10 Uhr und 16.20 Uhr, Ich habe draußen mehrere Beben stark und deutlich gespürt, mit kleinen Abständen vielleicht 1-2 Minuten lang. Keine Beschädigungen.
  • Gerani -
  • Hersonnisus - I put my sun lounger mattress on the top of a flat stone wall cos it was in the shade. Felt strong lateral movements (snake-like) along the length of the wall for about 30 seconds. Sat up and looked around me at the people around the pool and on the beach who appeared totally unaffected. V strange experience.
  • Therisso Gorge - Around the time of the earthquake, we passed a couple of large boulders in the road which seemed recently to have fallen. One car with a cracked windscreen. Flood of water cascading down the road towards Chania. Looked as though the drivers were fortunate! Glenn and Jill
  • Rethymnon - eerst licht toen matig schudden.angstig
  • Karavas, Kythira - House trembled for a few seconds. No apparent damage.
  • Stavros - Nous étions sous la tonnelle en bois d'une taverne, qui s'est mise à tanguer. J'ai cru que quelqu'un la secouait, mais tout le sol bougeait dans un mouvement de cisaillement. Le plus impressionnant, c'était les voitures garées qui se sont mise à tanguer. Je me suis senti étourdit pendant quelques minutes ensuite.
  • rousospiti - à 1km du village de Rousospiti(Rethymnon)
  • Sparti - floor was moving in apartment
  • CHania - In old town. House shook strongly for 20 - 30 seconds
  • Kalami - Very strange sitting by the pool reading by book on earthquakes (no honestly) , wind grew very strong, chairs shot down the pool side, then ground started shaking as if we were sitting on jelly, told my brother in law to get out of the villa pronto, difficult to stand could see ground move and pool water change. Very exciting for me as I love the subject but also very scary -The power of Mother Earth is untameable.
  • Spilia Kolymbari - The whole house shook for about a minute. Luckily no damage, but it was really very scary.
  • Georgioupoli - Horizontal movements with strong swinging, lasting for almost a minute. Street canelabras were shaking considerably, but no obvious damage.
  • Agia Galini - Het hotel schudde heel licht en het water in onze glazen bewoog heen en weer.
  • 15 km west v. Rethimnon - lagen op en bedje op het zandstrand,bedje schudde tot 2 x toe duidelijk heen en weer gedurende meerdere seconden.
  • Voukolies - I live in a 2 storey house and was upstairs at the table on my computer. The table (a heavy table) started to jump and I thought it was my dog having a scratch underneath the table. I told him twice to stop and jumping continued. I looked underneath and no dog. Then I realised and went downstairs and outside my house. The whole house was rocking and seemed to go on for a few minutes. I was a little scared.
  • Adelianos Kabos - Sat at pool bar and thought my partner was shaking my chair. Looked over at friends and saw the floor moving.left me feeling sick and dizzy.
  • Rethymno - Auto hat deutlich gewakelt. Alarmanlagen von Autos gingen los. Der Eindruck war 15-20 sec. Nirgends erkennbare Schäden.
  • Chania Town - Sitting outdoors in a park cafe opposite the stadium in centre of Chania with my husband and the plastic chairs we were sitting on moved a couple of feet to the left and then same again to the right. A very strange sensation.
  • Rethymno - Wij lagen op een strand bed te zonnen, toen ons bed begon te trillen. We dachten dat iemand aan ons bed trok, maar toen hadden we in de gaten dat het onder ons was en dat de grond schudde.
  • Panormos Hôtel Creta Marine - Mon épouse était allongée sur un transat au bord de la piscine. Deux séries de secousses ont eu lieu pendant une dizaine de secondes. Tous les touristes ont vécu cette situation.Vaisselle et verres de l' hôtel ont été entrechoqués.J'étais dans l'eau de la piscine et je n'ai rien ressenti.A son domicile de Rethymnon , la dame qui loue les voitures a l' habitude, semble-t-il, de cette situation. Elle a eu peur pour ses poissons car l'aquarium a été sérieusement secoué.
  • Lardos, Rhodes - Quite short ( 1-2 seconds ) movement of the chair I was sitting in.
  • Agia Thekla - felt a light shake and heard a lot of dogs barking then a small bang and then silence.
  • Agia Thelka - a light shaking and a lot of dogs barking then a bang and silence .
  • Agia thekla - Stressant d'entendre l'armoire trembler avec la maison....
  • west of Chania - It started as a gentle rumble this was quickly followed by a constant rolling effect the sun umbrellas on the the beach started to sway. This effect lasted for 39 or so seconds. Then gently ceased. Adrian S Lovell
  • Kastri - Am 13.10.13 ca 15.45 lag ich am steinigen Strand und spürte eine Wellenbewegung, dachte dabei "so könnte sich ein leichtes Erdbeben anfühlen".Von dem Erdbeben am 12.10.13 hatte ich keine Ahnung.
  • Kalives - Einsturz eines Daches bei einer INKA-Filliale.
  • USGS Platanos, Greece Oct 12 13:11 6.4 36 MAP I Felt It
  • Falassarna - Nous étions sur la plage de Falassarna allongés sur un transat quand nous avons senti comme une ondulation de la terre, un roulis. J'ai pu échanger quelques impressions avec mon mari, cela a donc duré quelques dizaines de secondes
  • GEOFON Crete, Greece Oct 12 13:11 6.5 36 MAP I Felt It
  • kissamos - Sitting on the beach reading. Started as rumble like heavy vehicle then became strong undulation like being at sea. Very alarming experience. Got off beach and headed for higher ground! Felt a bit silly until I saw state of local supermarket
  • EMSC Mindoro, Philippines Oct 12 10:33 4.7 30 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Mindoro, Philippines Oct 12 10:33 4.8 18 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Pakistan Oct 12 09:37 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Pakistan Oct 12 09:37 4.6 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan Oct 12 07:54 4.6 37 MAP I Felt It
  • Tokyo - It freaked me out I'm from Australia!
  • USGS Iwaki, Japan Oct 12 07:54 4.6 32 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan Oct 12 07:54 4.6 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
    WCATWC Near Coast Of Venezuela Oct 12 02:11 6.0 84 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Gueiria, Venezuela Oct 12 02:10 6.1 79 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Gulf Of Paria, Venezuela Oct 12 02:10 6.0 75 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Near Coast Of Venezuela Oct 12 02:10 6.0 83 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Arima, Trinidad and Tobago - Moderate shaking for about 30 seconds. No sounds were heard. Heavy objects were being rocked as the shaking continued.
  • St. George's, Grenada - Felt in apartment, furniture shaking
  • Georgetown. Guyana - Moderate shaking over a period of about 30 seconds
  • Santa Elena de Uairén Venezuela - 10:09pm october 11th 2013
  • Port of Spain - At 10:18 pm Friday 11/10/2013 Moderate shaking lasting approximately about 3 to 4 seconds My Family and I are still shaken from the experience Thanks for maintaining us informed Best Regards Trinidad & Tobago
  • San Juan,Trinidad - Open door was shaking and mirror on wall was shaking also. It was light didn't cause any damage.
  • Trinidad - Was felt in south Trinidad. Was strong and lasted long.
  • Georgetown, Guyana - Slight swaying, nothing serious
  • SGU, Grenada - Whole apartment building shook.
  • Chaguanas - Indoors when it happened, moderate shaking.
  • Trinidad & Tobago - I was asleep but, woke up to the tremor. It lasted a while
  • Chaguanas - No damages but strong shaking
  • Grenada - 20 seconds tremor
  • Puerto Ordaz - 12 floor buliding
  • Grenada - The shaking went on for a little while.
  • Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago - lasted about 25 seconds. about 5 seconds from initial to peak intiensity. about 10 seconds at peak intensity. almost linear decrease in intensity until no longer felt. Car alarms went off, coconut trees and power lines shook. heard a soft rumble. Dogs were barking. no known building damage. got calls from family and friends asking if we felt the earthquake
  • Georgetown, Guyana - Felt it, appliances shook in house.
  • Georgetown, Guyana - Felt shaking for approx 20secs on lower floor of concrete structure. E-W direction. Startled bird from nearby roost.
  • St. George's - My whole building shook
  • Barrackpore - There was nothing serious...I was at my desk, no items were displaced!!! Not very strong at all!!!
  • Petit Valley, Port-of-Spain - The house shook for about 7 seconds. Hairline cracks on walls developed
  • Curepe - Just went on bed then I felt it slightly and then it started to rock my wardrobes door opened up with that
  • Micoud, St.Lucia - Very slight shaking. Wasn't felt for long, just a few seconds.
  • Sangre Grande - Just got to bed and bed shake stronly lasted 2-3 seconds
  • Barrackpore - Felt pretty strong, lasted the longest I've ever felt. Linear decrease in shaking. Was at least 30 seconds. Seems it was felt all throughout Trinidad.
  • Georgetown, Guyana, South America - Furniture shaking
  • Georgetown, Guyana - I thought some thing was in my chair, soon as I felt it too be a moment to process it tho leave house tho
  • D'Abadie - Small thing
  • Reform village - the whole house was shaking
  • Chaguanas - Occurred just after 10pm est
  • Saint George's - felt through concrete house windows rattled
  • Vieux Fort, Saint Lucia - Very feeble tremor for 10-20 seconds here in southern town of Saint Lucia.
  • Guyana Berbice - I was sitting on my couch when I felt the weak shaking it last about 10 seconds.
  • Ciudad Guayana - duracion unos 30 segundos con ruido de baja frecuencia fuerte bastante ritmico
  • Blue Range, Diego Martin, Trinidad - Was on second floor at time. Very severe shaking. My TV shook back & forth. It seemed to go on for more than 20 seconds.
  • Valle de la Pascua - Inside house. Shaking 3-5 seconds
  • Tunapuna.Trinidad y Tobago - me asuste muchisimo primero fue una sacudida suave inicial que despues fue seguido por otra mas fuerte que duro alrededor de 25 segundos me hizo sentir insegura, me han llamado de varios lugares aqui diciendome que sintieron lo mismo, gracias por mantenernos informados
  • Fyzabad - Was watching TV and the house began to undulate. Door shook for about 15 sec. Frightening in that all felt earthquake are scary.
  • Petit Valley - It started with slight shaking getting stronger. It lasted for what seemed to be a long time but was probably less than 15 seconds. My daughter screamed and ran for the door. Car alarms started going off.
  • Georgetown, Guyana - my house shook for about 4 seconds
  • Arima - It was really strong in Arima.The roof shook my floor moved.Boy I was scared.
  • Tucupita, Delta Amacuro - Nos habiamos acostado cuando comenzó el temblor. Vivimos en el primer piso y sentimos temblando primero el piso, despues las paredes y luego el techo. Duró como 30 segundos. Nos asustamos.
  • Boa Vista - Senti o tremor quando estava deitada no sofá e era como se alguém agitasse o sofá. Sensação horrível.
  • Cascade - Had me in a doorway! Lasted 15-20 seconds, with some windows rattling and pots clattering, but I don't think anything fell.
  • Puerto Ordaz - 7 story apartment building swayed very noticable. No apparent damage. Fairly long duration > 15 seconds.
  • Pt Lisas, California, Trinidad - Approximately 2210 hours 11th October 2013. Sitting at desk with Laptop, instant rocking of the desk commenced. Lasted for about 30 - 45 seconds, felt longer. Very strong for about half the time, slowly tapering off. Felt the entire room shaking, cabinets, doors rattling - was downstairs of house - would have been stronger if upstairs. No damages seen, will check outside in the morning. learned it was 6.1, epicenter Point Fortin, south Trinidad, about 60 km from Pt Lisas.
  • Scarborough,Tobago - Slow shaking without any accompanying noise
  • Grenada - felt while drifting off to sleep
  • Grenada - St.Patricks - My house literarily danced through out the shaking about 30secs
  • Westmoorings, Trinidad - The house moved side to side, glass rattled and doors opened. Went on for few minutes with mild rumbling.
  • Boa Vista/Roraima/Brasil - Estava deitando quando percebi que a cama se tremia então levantei e percebi que algumas coisas balançavam. Isso levou aproximadamente uns 15 segundos.
  • San Juan, Trinidad - it lasted quite a long time.
  • Calder Ridge, St. Vincent and the Grenad - Felt my chair shaking, saw my computer shaking. It was about 10-12 seconds long.
  • Grenville, Grenada - Felt strong shaking... Things fell of the shelf in the kitchen shelf and broke... Other family members from different areas felt the same thing
  • Westmoorings - it seemed to last an extremely long time. We had time to get out keys and unlock the front door, run to the road and it was still shaking.
  • petit valley - strongest I've felt in over ten years
  • Chaguanas - Very strong shaking. Lasting about 25 seconds.
  • Penal - Had a realy scary few second there, felt that ti lasted longer that it should.
  • El Socorro/ San Juan - my daughter and i were just about to head upstairs...our birds were ruffled...they were flapping their wings just seconds before....the 2 cars rocked violently!
  • Scarborough,Tobago - Light,but noticeable shaking...moveable items such as mirrors conveyed the shaking
  • St. Mark, Grenada - It was very scary
  • Trinidad and Tobago - It was strong
  • Petit Valley - Dogs went crazy barking. Pretty significant shaking for about 30 seconds - very light shaking for another 15-20 seconds afterward. Alarms went off. No structural damage but things were shaken off shelves and a frame fell off the wall.
  • Da'badie - Whole house was shaking including furniture. Very scary.
  • San Juan - lasted for about 30 seconds, hope its over......bless
  • Diamond Vale, Diego Martin - It was the strongest quake we have felt in many years and the rumbling sound accompanying it was really scary! Our next door neighbours lost some of their crystal and the glass from a table top fell off!
  • Cunupia Chaguanas - Felt quake strong!!! was a bit shaken!!
  • Tunapuna Trinidad - The whole house started shaking. Took a while till the trembling eased to a stop
  • Diego Martin - I heard a cracking sound in my living room. The neighbour heard it too. Can't see any structural damage. Will have to check in the daylight.
  • Pacaraima Brasil - foram cerca de 3 segundos,PaCaraima fica na fronteira Brasil-venezuela
  • Ft. Jeudy Grenada - Light shaking, and heard concrete cracking. Something fell off shelf.
  • Ajoupa Bouillon - 2 secousses très faibles
  • Petit Valley - Seemed like the floor was rising an falling, the pictures twisted and the garage roofing was rattling
  • Boa Vista/Roraima/Brasil - Por volta das 22:23 hs do dia 11/10/2013 senti o tremor quando estava deitada no sofá e era como se alguém o agitasse. Sensação horrível.
  • Piarco - It sounded like a storm coming at first then the room looked like it was swaing to and fro, table moving and the lamp was shaking. Then we realized it was an earthquake...quite strong 6.1!
  • St Augustine, Trinidad - The earthquake was quite strong here.The entire building was shaking. It was incredibly frightening. Hope everyone is okay.
  • Boa Vista/Roraima - fiquei meio tonto
  • Port of Spain, Westmoorings by the sea - In doors, synthetic glass wall was bending, furniture shifted by a foot
  • De Kinderen WCD - mother and sister ran out the house i was in the yrd
  • Couva - Strong Shaking
  • Arima - Everything was shaking, my bookshelf was moving, I was on the internet and it lasted like about 12 seconds. This was the strongest earthquake I ever felt, I ran to mother room to get us out the house but then it stopped.
  • POS - Was in theater - some people left but most stayed - they show continued
  • Isla Margarita Venezuela - the building moved for 5 seconds very strong, isla margarita
  • Grenada - I felt the shake in my bed here in greenz
  • Claxton Bay Trinidad - I was in church when i felt it, everyone began prayin. It lasted about 10 seconds
  • Port of Spain - It was very strong, my bed started shaking a lot.
  • St Augustine - Scary
  • Maracas, St Joseph - Felt like it lasted about 30 seconds, started slight and intensified, had me standing in the doorway. I stayed awake in case of aftershocks.
  • Glencoe, Pt.Cumana - Heard a rumbling sound then felt a slight shaking which intensified. Car alarms went off, dogs were barking and then a very intense shaking came as if someone were shaking down a mango tree. Then the electricity went. It felt as if the house was about to come down. perhaps if it lasted a bit longer, houses would have crumbled.
  • LONGDENVILLE - Wow, the creator must have bounce His toe! What an experience|
  • Carenage - It was one of the strongest I've experienced in Trinidad...reminded me of tremors in DF Mexico.
  • Wood rook port of Spain - I was with a big crowd at the QPCC Oval. Lasted maybe 10 seconds. Many people ran from the stands to the centre of the field. Strongest I have felt in Trinidad.
  • Claxton Bay, Trinidad - I was sleeping just after 10pm felt bed shaking , thought my wife was waking me up. Got up and immediately realised it was an earthquake lasted about15 seconds.Good rock, scary.
  • Claxton Bay - It woke me up , it lasted about 30seconds, It was very strong
  • Chaguanas,Trinidad - That was strong... The whole house was shaking you could actually see the walls moving... less than a minute for sure. Hope everyone is ok especially in Venezuela.I was watching a show on the computer only to realise the chair was slowly drifting and ON DOG WAS BARKING FROM THE BEGINNING TIL END, MY OTHER DOG WAS SLEEPING BY THE DOG, SHE WOKE UP AND BARKED TO MAKE SURE WE ANSWER HER....My mom was on her bed about to sleep.
  • Chaguanas - We all felt it. that was a strong shake. very scary...
  • North East Grenada - aww man you should have seen the people at the football match in the stadium. luckily it was a minor quake
  • Tacarigua, Trinidad - was lying in bed using the computer and felt the bed shaking. turned my focus to the shaking which lasted about 30 seconds, waiting to see if it would get stinger or lasting even longer. i was a bit concerned because i was upstairs so escape would have been difficult. pinged my contact about it just before it stopped completely.
  • Santa Cruz, Trinidad - Heard a rumbling sound first similar to a truck or heavy engine. Began shaking slightly them built to a moderate shake, lessened then amped a bit then petered off. Unnerved the pets
  • port of spain - i was so scared my bed was shaking thank god its over
  • guiria - Estaba hablandi por telefono con mi hija cuando senti la oscilacion y el tintineo de los vidrios de la ventana, le dije a mi hija esta temblando y luego las sacudidas se hicieron mas intensas
  • Maracas Valley - In my bed talking on skype, then I felt the bed shaking and the windows rattling. Lasted about 2-3 mins seriously.Never experienced such a strong shaking before.
  • LAS LOMAS CHIN CHIN ROAD CUNUPIA - My Husband wake me to the feeling of very strong shaking the bed was rocking very hard even the birds felt it they were out of their little house it lasting very long though no accurate time frame but it was d most scariest experience for me and my family we waited then came out of the room to make sure everyone was ok it was very a very horrifying experience never felt this way before in all times I just prayed and thank god it could of been worst than this Trinidad... Thank god we were safe
  • Grand Anse, Grenada - It was mad!!!
  • Guyana - It wasn't very strong here in Guyana. Some persons didn't feel anything at all. Not as bad as the one from 2007.
  • Penal, Trinidad - I was lying on the ground, looking at a movie. I felt the shake and looked up at the curtains and they were moving. It lasted over 1 minute. It was the strongest earthquake I have ever felt in Trinidad.
  • Carupano - Mi esposa estaba sentada en el suelo en un 1er piso y lo sintio muy fuerte. Estabamos asustados!!!
  • Hermitage Village - I was meditating prior to retiring for the night when I felt the entirety of the earthquake; it was quite powerful I contend. As I sought cover, I heard mild crackling noises from the walls. Scary stuff..
  • ciudad bolivar - un sonido que iba en amento y venia de lo profundo acompañado de un leve temblor que luego termino en una muy fuerte sacudida.
  • St. George's Grenada - It was felt at the Maurice Bishop International Airport. There was two tremors the first being light but the second one lasted longer and much more stronger than the first.
  • Longdenville - In d living room. Every single thing shifted. I enjoyed it though. My boyfriend facial expression was priceless.
  • Guayana - movimientos horizontales.
  • Lambeau Village,Tobago - The entire room started to shake and the walls wobbled momentarily.It was of moderate intensity and lasted 5-10 seconds.Of interest,the sea was unusually rough that evening/night prior to the event.
  • St Augustine, Trinidad - I was sleeping and the initial noise of the earth rumbling woke me. The windows rattled and the shaking went from mild to moderate to what seemed like a five second crescendo and then it subsided but could still hear the earth rumbling. In all it probably lasted about 35 seconds.
  • Arima, Trinidad - 1 minute of shaking which caused visible swaying in laps and flat screen table top TV, but nothing fell.
  • Georgetown, Guyana - I though the house was breaking down, I was like omg what is going on ...
  • diego martin, trinidad - Light start - increasing ruble and vibraton/shake - strong for about 10 seconds - then tapered off - total start to finish about 30 seconds . . .
  • Richmond, St. Vincent - I was half asleep when the shaking of the bed woke me up. It lastet only a few seconds.
  • St.Vincent&The Grenadines - The bed was rocking,wall hanging winging swaying to an fro,the house was shaking.
  • Georgetown, Guyana - The wooden house shook for about 10 seconds.
  • L'Anse Aux Epines - Felt house trembling and saw bottles on fridge rattle
  • El Tigre, Edo Anzotegui Venezuela - se sintió a las 21:38 min, aproximadamente por 30 segundos, sacudida moderada, sin fallas en la luz
  • Maraval - It woke me up at 10.05 pm and grew stronger and faster and lasted for about 70 seconds.
  • St. George, Grenada - Was on the hotel bed talking to my brother in Trinidad via skype, when he shouted, "Earthquake!". Simultaneously the entire room was shaking also.
  • Mc Bean - Was on bed and just felt a strong sake for halfa minute. Scary
  • guanta - estaba cocinando y senti que las cosas en la cocina se movian
  • Arima - The shaking was moderate. I could hear slight rumbling. The fairly heavy sway of the water in my fish tank was particularly noticeable. My cat seemed curious, and walked around suspiciously after, trying to investigate what just went on.
  • St. Patricks , Grenada - it was scary. the house shook. don't want to experience that ever in my life.
  • Arouca - Shaking occurred around 10:13 pm and continued for about 20-30 seconds
  • EMSC Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Is. Oct 12 00:05 4.6 49 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands Oct 12 00:05 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO

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    MMI II (Very weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt by persons at rest, on upper floors or favorably placed.
    MMI III (Weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt indoors; hanging objects may swing, vibration similar to passing of light trucks, duration may be estimated, may not be recognized as an earthquake.
    MMI IV (Light shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally noticed indoors but not outside. Light sleepers may be awakened. Vibration may be likened to the passing of heavy traffic, or to the jolt of a heavy object falling or striking the building.
    Fittings :
    Doors and windows rattle. Glassware and crockery rattle. Liquids in open vessels may be slightly disturbed. Standing motorcars may rock.
    Structures :
    Walls and frames of buildings, and partitions and suspended ceilings in commercial buildings, may be heard to creak.
    MMI V (Moderate shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally felt outside, and by almost everyone indoors. Most sleepers awakened. A few people alarmed.
    Fittings :
    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.
    Structures :
    Some large display windows cracked. A few earthenware toilet fixtures cracked.
    MMI VI (Strong shaking) ?
    People Felt by all. People and animals alarmed. Many run outside. Difficulty experienced in walking steadily.
    Fittings :
    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.
    Environment :
    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.
    MMI VII (Very strong shaking) ?
    General alarm. Difficulty experienced in standing. Noticed by motorcar drivers who may stop.
    Fittings :
    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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