Earthquakes in the world on June 21 , 2015 (M4.5 or more)

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SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
ER I Felt A (not Listed) Earthquake Jun 21 23:59 4.6 0 MAP I Felt It
  • Katowice - The duration was about 2-3 seconds so it might have been undeground stomp. The stomp itself was very strong, as the region does not usually have these kind of actions, although It recently started since 2 years. It could do some damage if was longer.
  • ER I Felt A (not Listed) Earthquake Jun 21 23:59 4.6 0 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Mindanao, Philippines Jun 21 23:14 4.7 116 MAP
    GEOFON Mindanao, Philippines Jun 21 23:14 4.7 115 MAP I Felt It INFO
    PTWC Jun 21 21:34 6.5 0 MAP
    EMSC Off E. Coast Of N. Island, N.z. Jun 21 21:30 4.8 400 MAP
    GEONET White Island Jun 21 21:30 4.8 400 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Ndoi Island, Fiji Jun 21 21:28 6.0 561 MAP
    EMSC Fiji Region Jun 21 21:28 6.0 563 MAP
    GEOFON Fiji Islands Region Jun 21 21:28 6.0 564 MAP I Felt It INFO
    WCATWC Fiji Islands Region Jun 21 21:28 6.5 569 MAP
    GEOFON El Salvador Jun 21 17:20 4.7 79 MAP
    USGS Acajutla, El Salvador Jun 21 17:19 4.8 68 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC El Salvador Jun 21 17:19 4.8 60 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Izu Islands, Japan Region Jun 21 15:16 4.7 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Lake Baykal Region, Russia Jun 21 14:31 4.6 10 MAP
    EMSC Lake Baykal Region, Russia Jun 21 14:31 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Southern Peru Jun 21 10:56 4.7 87 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Peru Jun 21 10:56 4.7 72 MAP
    USGS Coracora, Peru Jun 21 10:56 4.7 72 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Puerto Limon, Costa Rica Jun 21 07:27 4.6 18 MAP
    EMSC Costa Rica Jun 21 07:27 4.6 15 MAP
  • San Isidro Perez Zeledon - shaking walla, no damage
  • Limon - No damages!
  • Limon - It woke me up. My closet doors rattled and my bed shook. I checked but didn't find anything damaged and nothing had fallen off the walls or shelves.
  • Puerto Limon - Tremeu minha cama e acordei
  • San Jose - I live in a highrise (my condo is located 14 stories above ground level) in a suburb of San Jose. I was laying in bed and all of a sudden I could feel my building begin to sway. I knew right away that it was an earthquake. Felt nauseated for a short time. No visible damage.
  • Veragua Rainforest Research Station - I woke up to the rumbling and shaking. Knew it was an earthquake, and went right back to sleep. Lasted 5-10 minutes. Nothing damaged and nothing moved in my bedroom.
  • GEOFON Costa Rica Jun 21 07:27 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Yonakuni, Japan Jun 21 06:15 4.8 29 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Taiwan Region Jun 21 06:15 4.8 33 MAP
    GEOFON Taiwan Region Jun 21 06:15 4.8 22 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Iwo Jima, Japan Jun 21 05:40 4.7 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Volcano Islands, Japan Region Jun 21 05:40 4.7 40 MAP
    GEOFON Volcano Islands, Japan Region Jun 21 05:40 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Fiji Region Jun 21 05:24 4.6 578 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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