Earthquakes in the world on March 10 , 2015 (M4.5 or more) - Earthquake in Colombia

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Very Strong but luckily deep earthquake below Northern Colombia
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Earthquake felt in Melbourne, Australia
BREAKING NEWS: We have detected a strong readers increase in Melbourne, which normally indicates that an earthquake was felt. Are you one of the people who felt the shaking of this earthquake ? If yes, may we kindly request you to let us know what you have felt and if you have damage or not. Please use the form below.
Update 12:56 UTC : We are probably not the only ones who can't get in Geoscience Australia. Until now no readings of Magnitude or depth. Based on the I Have Felt It reports we have received in the site, there was a max. of light shaking which normally does NOT lead to any damage.
Update 13:30 UTC : GA reports a 2.7 Magnitude shake but close to the city itself.

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SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
ER I Felt A (not Listed) Earthquake Mar 10 23:59 4.6 0 MAP I Felt It
  • Ivins - Rumbles like huge truck passed by. House shook a little. Pictures stayed in place. Cat jumped-startled. Lasted for longer than a big truck and stayed localized. Was not same as when military does air excersizes.
  • Melbourne - Light shake for approximately 10 seconds.
  • Melbourne - Just had a roaring sound followed by rolling vibration. Windows shook and could feel vibration while sitting on couch.
  • Melbourne - No known damage, lasted about 5 to 6 seconds at 2339 Australian EDST
  • Melbourne - No damage just a roar and house felt like it moved almost like a big truck going past but lasting longer about 10-15 seconds.
  • Melbourne - No Damage. Roar of truck / freight train for approx 5 seconds before house shook. Loud bang as house shook. Probably 6-7 seconds in duration end to end.
  • Kilsyth - w was in bed and awoke to what sounded like the end of the earthquake but was not sure if it was one hence why I am on this web site.
  • Belgrave South - short sharp bang, like an explosion or a very heavy object landing. House shuddered strongly but briefly.
  • melbourne - heard a thunder like noise then the house shook for 2 secs but lightly
  • Ferntree Gully - Felt the walls shaking as I was sitting on the couch
  • Melbourne - Rattling mirrors, sound of tiles moving, like a truck passing by
  • Melbourne - Bed shook fairly hard for about 5 seconds.
  • Melbourne - Deep rumble house shook got a couple of seconds
  • Melbourne - No damage. Heard a rumbling or banging noise. I thought it was possums but this was different. Lasted several seconds.
  • Melbourne - Loud bang outside, rumbling heard outside, like a large truck drove by! Sounded like someone was walking on the roof too.
  • melbourne - Felt a large jolt, didn't notice to much shake
  • Belgrave - We heard a loud rumble (like a truck) followed by a firm shake of the house. No damage, but pictures on the wall are now crooked! Lasted about 10 seconds.
  • Melbourne - Rumbling within the house over a 5 secound period, a few things fell over. It was felt through the walls and floor.
  • Berwick, Melbourne - No damage. Loud rumbling noise for about 10 seconds at 11.50pm, March 10. Dog startled and started barking.
  • Melbourne - Started with a sound like strong wind, then went to light shaking of walls/windows that lasted another 5 seconds. No damage.
  • Melbourne - About twenty seconds of rumble, with one thump in the middle. Nothing damaged or fallen.
  • Melbourne - No damage. Just a loud cracking sound like a small explosion. Then the house jolted.
  • Melbourne Victoria - Firstly heard rumble - like a truck or train close by and vibration to entire house and then loud thud. Lasted approx 5 seconds.
  • Mt Evelyn - Sounded like truck was roaring down the road. Shook house, no damage.
  • Victoria - Just herd the shaking for about six seconds, no damage that I know of
  • Melbourne - A very loud bang ( Like an explosion ) followed by a light but long rumble.. approximately 10 seconds or so. No aftershock as of yet.
  • Emerald - Shaking was minimal, however the sound was like a large freight train passion through the house and the dog certainly reacted. It lasted for maybe 5 sec at 11.30 pm March 10, 2015
  • Rowville - Started as a gentle rumble then rapidly increased to louder vibration lasting approximately 5-7 seconds. Roof and walls were moving, roof tiles rattled, dogs barking. Listed as M2.7 with epicentre in Pakenham, 10km depth (Geoscience)
  • Melbourne - Rumble, jolt, light shake.
  • Melbourne - Loud noise, sounded like a massive truck passing the house, some shaking - clothes hangers in cupboard clinging which was weird. Lasted 10 secs, no damage.
  • Endeavour Hills - The sound began like heavy truck driving past then a cracking sound and more of a loud rumbling feeling of slightly movement for a few seconds.
  • Pakenham - At approximately 11:38pm, house's slab jolted for a second or two followed by an unspeakable big bang then a second bigger bang about 1-2 seconds later then absolute silence... Sounded a little like gas mains rupturing!
  • Melbourne - Was laying in bed and then walls started shaking and items fell off shelfs and window broken
  • Pakenham - Loud rumbling heard even with headphones in. Thought it was thunder, but then all the walls started to rumble and we could all feel shaking.
  • Lysterfield, Victoria, 3156 - No damage, just creaking. Shook for approx. 7secs
  • Pakenham - Heard a HUGE bang like an explosion then a loud rumble followed by very strong shaking lasted about 10 seconds. Felt MUCH much bigger than a 2.8. Much worse than the last one here in december.
  • Pakenham - There was a very large bang and the house shook suddenly. It sounded as if something huge had landed on the roof of the house. I was so sure something had hit the house I checked in every room and outside, not realising it was an earth tremor. No damage found, but it's dark
  • Narre Warren - Felt another tremor also at 3.10am lasted about 5 seconds Herd a rumbling sound as if a truck went past. Very very light shake of house. No damage. The one earlier lasted about 10 seconds and shook the house a bit more than the one before.
  • Pakenham Upper - No damage known at this stage. the quake was noisy. It was about 8 seconds in duration. It seemed it might become more violent because of its shallow depth and made the house shake and glass windows rattle but didnt worsen.
  • Melbourne - 11:35pm (approx) - Heard a deep rumbling sound accompanied by light shaking, followed by a low/muffled boom. Windows rattled slightly. Lasted about 5-6 seconds, I'd say. No damage.
  • Berwick - Was woken up in bed. Heard and felt a large rumble of the earth with the whole house being jolted for about 10 seconds. Noted a crack in external brick wall the next day which had not been previously there.
  • GEONET Invercargill Mar 10 22:44 4.9 18 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Auckland Islands, N.z. Region Mar 10 22:43 4.9 18 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Northern Colombia Mar 10 20:55 6.2 145 MAP
  • Bogotá - Moderate shaking, no damage to property
  • Bogota - I was scare, was strong
  • Bogota - building shook for about 10-15 seconds it seems
  • Bogota - no damage, but was inside a very solidly built building...given the nature of the building, the shaking was very noticeable.
  • Medellín - No damage
  • Cartagena, Bolivar - No damages.
  • Barranquilla - Moderate shaking - no property damage
  • Barranquilla - I was on the fifth floor of a building on Calle 74 in Barranquilla. Shaking was noticeable and lasted maybe 15 seconds. Not severe here.
  • Valledupar - Sismo intensidad 1 o 2
  • Guarne - No damage, but enough shaking that we had to leave the house until it was over. it lasted about 45 seconds to a minute.
  • Bogota - Hairline cracks on walls. Shacking rattled objects and doors. On higher buildings, objects fell of shelves.
  • Barranquilla - The tremor was very light, not many persons felt it but in many places of colombia people report that the shaking was very hard
  • Medellin - Barely felt it but duration moved us to evacuate the building.
  • Bogota - No damage, building swayed.
  • Bogota - Fortunately buildings stood up and no lifes were lost
  • Neiva - I live on an 8th floor and I was watching TV at the moment of the earthquake. Me and my wife felt the shake for about 1 minute.
  • Bogotá - No daños hasta el momento muchos edificios evacuados, un buen susto!
  • Aguachica (Cesar) - So far I have not noticed any damage to property but people in general felt the shaking for about one minute.
  • Bogota - Prolonged period of shaking...no damage. Neighbors reported items falling from walls and shelves
  • Bogota - no damages in Bogota reported so far
  • San Cristóbal - Fuerte temblor, los vidrios del centro comercial vibraban mucho, horrible, todos estaban corriendo y gritando.
  • Bogota - Ceilingplates fell down in the departure hall
  • Medellin - Experience moderate shaking , hairline cracks seen in property
  • Monteria, Cordoba - No damage. Shaking was like in a slowly rocking boat in a light sea. Time about 15 seconds.
  • EMSC Northern Colombia Mar 10 20:55 6.2 178 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Aratoca, Colombia Mar 10 20:55 6.2 157 MAP
    USGS Inarajan Mayor's Office, Guam Mar 10 20:47 4.9 39 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Lolayan, Indonesia Mar 10 20:44 4.9 68 MAP
    EMSC Molucca Sea Mar 10 20:44 4.9 64 MAP
    GEOFON Southern Molucca Sea Mar 10 20:44 4.8 55 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Off Coast Of Central Chile Mar 10 17:48 4.7 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off Coast Of O'higgins, Chile Mar 10 17:48 4.6 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Southwest Of Africa Mar 10 15:27 5.2 10 MAP
    USGS Southwest Of Africa Mar 10 15:27 5.3 15 MAP
    EMSC Southwest Of Africa Mar 10 15:27 5.2 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Mariana Islands Mar 10 11:17 4.8 31 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Yigo Mayor's Office, Guam Mar 10 11:17 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Guam Region Mar 10 11:17 4.9 10 MAP
    GEOFON Mariana Islands Mar 10 10:28 4.9 21 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Yigo Mayor's Office, Guam Mar 10 10:28 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Guam Region Mar 10 10:28 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO

    Data sources courtesy : USGS - EMSC - GFZ - GEONET (New Zealand only)


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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) ?
    People
    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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