Earthquakes in the world on July 15 , 2017 (M4.5 or more)

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Earthquake close to the Southern shore of Crete, Greece
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SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
ER I Felt A (not Listed) Earthquake Jul 15 23:59 4.6 0 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON West Of Macquarie Island Jul 15 22:40 5.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS West Of Macquarie Island Jul 15 22:40 5.1 10 MAP I Felt It
USGS Pirgos, Greece Jul 15 20:30 5.4 8 MAP I Felt It
  • Stalis crete - Sitting on the toilet felt presure and toilet moving girlfriend felt bed mkve
  • Rethymnon - Felt bed shaking and water splashing in glass - on 6th floor of hotel. Lasted about 6 seconds
  • Agio nikolaos - Secousse de 2 à 3 seconde une première fois et après quelques minutes de petites secousse d'une seconde ou deux' on moment de m'endormir le lit c'est mit à bouger encore quelques secousses à l'instant
  • Agio nikolaos - Encore des secousses de manière espacées
  • Фодели Битч - Спускался к морю и на одном из шагов почувствовал, что меня бросило в сторону.
  • EMSC Crete, Greece Jul 15 20:30 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It
  • Ierapetra - Wij lagen in bed toen het schudden begon. Dat hielt aan voor ongeveer 30 seconden. Het was of iemand het bed pakte en het heen en weer schudde.
  • Ираклион - Light shaking
  • Chersonissos - Lasted around 6 seconds. Bed and light was shaking.
  • Sitia - Weak shaking
  • Ierapetra, creta - Light shaking
  • Heraklion - Light shaking
  • Stalida Crête - Dans une chambre d'hôtel , les murs et le lit ont bien bougé. 3secondes. Puis petite secousse 5 min après
  • Koutsounari, Crète - Quelques secondes... le lit la table ont tremblé. Les luminaires se sont tres legerement balancés
  • Плака , Элунда, Крит - Буквалько секунд 5 , но было достаточно страшно , когда стал трястись пол , стены и стал дребезжать шкаф !
  • Heraklion - Strong shaking
  • Rethymno - very light. Felt like very soft vibration. about 5 seconds. My husband in shower did not noticed
  • kreta,keratokampos - trexanulo silno ,i melko treset
  • GEOFON Crete, Greece Jul 15 20:30 5.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • elounda - 3 seconds
  • Heraklion - Moderate shaking
  • Analipsis - Weak shaking
  • Anissaris - Trzęsienie łóżka i lamp w pokoju przez około 5 s
  • analipsis - 5 secondes légère secousse
  • Kreta - Weak shaking
  • Stalis - 2x licht schudden, geen schade
  • Kreta - Deuren rammelen, bed schudde, gebouw schudde na als of op waterbed stond
  • Kreta - Schommelen van bed en bank, ca 8 sec.
  • Malia - Enkele seconden. Twee maal gevoeld met enkele minuten tussenpoze. Tweede maal was een stuk lichter dan de eerste maal. Geen schade.
  • Chersonissos - Light shaking
  • Analipsis - Weak shaking
  • malia - Moderate shaking
  • Matala - Om 23.30 uur, ongeveer 2 seconden. Bed schudde heen en weer. Kretailmarkt.
  • Ierapetra - Weak shaking
  • Kreta - Light shaking like heavy truck passes by, probably about two or three seconds, neighbors also felt the shaking.
  • Sitia Crete - Couchés, ma femme et moi avons ressenti comme deux secousses, deux ondulations.
  • Kreta - Dwukrotnie po kilkanaście sekund.
  • Stalida (Crète) - Deux à trois secondes' Réveillés Une réplique Deux répliques
  • Malia - 5-7 secondes
  • Anissaras - 3 sec
  • Ierapetra - Weak shaking
  • Amoudara kreta - Schudden van 5 seconden geen beschadigingen
  • Kreta - Kilka razy po kilkanaście sekund
  • Skalleta - Het duurde 3 seconden
  • Херсонисос - Трясло около 10 секунд, дергалась входная дверь. Затем очень слабые толчки продолжились ещё несколько раз. Ничего не повреждено.
  • Heraklion - Un avion décollait au au même moment au dessus de moi, j'ai d'abord pensé que les vibrations était dues à cet avion, . j'étais sur une terrasse au 5e étage, les plantes se sont mises à trembler ainsi que le sol. Durée de 10 secondes.
  • Créèrent (Anissara) - 5 secondes minimum Le bâtiment à vibrer. J'étais sur la terrasse de la chambre.
  • Stalis - 1e keer ca. 5 sec., 2e keer korter. Net 3e keer (20 min. later) ook licht. Geen schade.
  • Malia - Ma femme et moi étions dans notre chambre d hôtel et une secousse a eu lieu pendant 3 secondes environ
  • Loutra near Rethymno city - Lasted around 5 seconds. Felt floor shaking. Light fittings swung slightly.
  • Annissaras - Shaking beds
  • Old chersonnisos - Licht schudden. Alsof er een tank voorbij reed in de straat. Ik denk 2 a 3 seconden. Geen schade.
  • Malata - Weak shaking
  • Amoudara - Allongés dans nos lits, le sol bougeait et nos lits tanguaient comme sur un bateau...
  • Kreta gouves - Bed, kast en raam schudde 5-tal seconden in onze hotelkamer.
  • Piskopiano - Duurde een aantal seconde, hoorde diep gerommel alsof er een zware vrachtwagen voorbij reed. Bed schudde hard en lamp slingerde heen en weer. Geen schade.
  • Neapoli (crete) - J'ai cru que quelqu'un s'était cogné contre le mur, car la cloison a tremblé, faisant vibrer, pendant quelques secondes, les petites clés suspendues aux serrures de l'armoire qui y était accolée.
  • Prawie wylał mi się drink! Pozdrawiam - 5 sekund
  • Ammoudara - Geen schade. Bed en spiegel schudden beide 10 seconden.
  • Myrthos - Moderate shaking
  • Myrthos - Moderate shaking
  • Agios Nikolaos - Geen schade. Huisje ging licht heen en weer.
  • Gouves Crête - 10 sec de tremblement dans la maison On croit à un avion qui passe trop bas puis on comprend la source de ce phénomène Le lit à tremblé de manière évidente
  • KatpAthos - Ik lag in bed en het begon licht te schudden. De lamlen zwaaiden zachtjes heen en weer
  • USGS Burang, China Jul 15 16:56 4.6 46 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Xizang Jul 15 16:56 4.7 9 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Xizang Jul 15 16:56 4.6 40 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Minahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi Jul 15 12:12 5.9 115 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Tilamuta, Indonesia Jul 15 12:12 5.9 114 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Farallon De Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands Jul 15 08:05 5.3 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Mariana Islands Region Jul 15 08:05 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Southwest Of Africa Jul 15 05:47 5.0 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) ?
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    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.
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    Doors and windows rattle. Glassware and crockery rattle. Liquids in open vessels may be slightly disturbed. Standing motorcars may rock.
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    Walls and frames of buildings, and partitions and suspended ceilings in commercial buildings, may be heard to creak.
    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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    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.
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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.
    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) ?
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    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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