Earthquakes in the world on September 11 , 2017 (M2.9 or more)

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Strong aftershock in Chiapas, Mexico
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Earthquake close to Portimao, Portugal
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Strong earthquake in the Volcano Islands region, Japan
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Strong earthquake in the Reykjanes Ridge area (yesterday evening)
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Very shallow earthquake in Greece
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Strong aftershock in Southern Idaho
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Earthquake off the coast of Irian Jaya, Indonesia
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Earthquake near Prague, Oklahoma

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Deadly earthquake off the coast of Chiapas, Mexico - UPDATES
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SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
ER I Felt A (not Listed) Earthquake Sep 11 23:59 4.6 0 MAP I Felt It
  • Toulon, France - Vers 2h du matin j'ai senti mon lit tremblé pendant quelques seconde rien n'a été endommagé
  • USGS Paredon, Mexico Sep 11 23:12 4.4 35 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Offshore Chiapas, Mexico Sep 11 23:12 4.2 17 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS San Francisco Del Mar, Mexico Sep 11 22:40 4.2 51 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico Sep 11 22:40 4.2 51 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Oaxaca, Mexico Sep 11 22:20 4.9 53 MAP I Felt It
    USGS San Francisco Del Mar, Mexico Sep 11 22:20 4.9 70 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Oaxaca, Mexico Sep 11 22:20 5.1 42 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Amatignak Island, Alaska Sep 11 21:52 5.1 48 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Tanaga Volcano, Alaska Sep 11 21:52 5.4 47 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Amatignak Island, Alaska Sep 11 21:52 5.0 32 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands Sep 11 21:52 5.1 57 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Mapastepec, Mexico Sep 11 21:48 4.3 73 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Chiapas, Mexico Sep 11 21:48 4.3 74 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Pijijiapan, Mexico Sep 11 21:09 5.4 62 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Near Coast Of Chiapas, Mexico Sep 11 21:09 5.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Atka, Alaska Sep 11 20:40 4.1 65 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Atka, Alaska Sep 11 20:40 4.0 41 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Is. Sep 11 20:40 4.1 66 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Salta, Argentina Sep 11 20:33 4.0 237 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Cantwell, Alaska Sep 11 20:12 3.3 100 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Central Alaska Sep 11 20:12 3.3 100 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Ester, Alaska Sep 11 19:28 2.9 12 MAP I Felt It
    USGS College, Alaska Sep 11 19:28 3.2 13 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Alaska Sep 11 19:28 3.2 14 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Soda Springs, Idaho Sep 11 19:20 3.0 7 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Leyte, Philippines Sep 11 18:25 4.9 56 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Sulangan, Philippines Sep 11 18:25 4.8 35 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Leyte, Philippines Sep 11 18:25 4.8 55 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Alvor, Portugal Sep 11 18:09 3.5 19 MAP I Felt It
  • Praia da Rocha, perto de Portimao - Two seconds Felt floor of 6th floor apartment vibrate gently
  • Praia da rocha - Felt like being in a lift when it settles to let you out.lasted for only a second
  • Portimão - Estavamos na cama assistindo tv, eu e meu marido. De repente ouvimos um grande barulho, um som seco como um trovão estourando e a cama fez um movimento de vai e vem. Durou uns 2/3 segundos.
  • Portimão - De repente ouvimos um grande barulho, um som seco como um trovão estourando muito perto e a cama fez um forte movimento de vai e vem. Durou uns 2/3 segundos. Não teve danos aparentes.
  • Armacao de pera - Licht schudden van de grond, ramen, rolluiken en meubels gedurende ongeveer 2 seconden.
  • Portimao - Shook for approximately 2 seconds. Like a large lorry passing. No apparant damage
  • Praja de Rocha - Light shaking
  • Bensafrim - It was like a single bang. Like some power pushes the house for a few seconds. I thought it was strong blow of wind.
  • Praia da Luz - I was lying on the bed reading and the bed shook for a couple of seconds.
  • Alvor - Bed on 6the floor shook for 3 seconds. Was scary
  • Silves - Eu estava deitado na minha cama a ver um programa na TV quando senti a minha cama a tremer durante 4 segundos.
  • Alvor. Portimão. - As if somebody had tapped my chair as he passed. Very slight movement with no damage. Lots of talking....
  • CARVOEIRO - LAGOA - Moderate shaking
  • Praia da Luz - Sound scared me the most!! Sounded like a BIG explosion!!! Freaked me out!
  • Chinicato - no damage, maybe 4 seconds, I felt it laying on my sofa watching tv.It was strong enough for me to get up and investigate but was over before I worried.
  • Carvoeiro - Hatte ein unruhiges und unerkärliches vorgefühl. Das Haus wackelte, als ob ein Lkw vorbeifährt,unheimlich. Ca. 20 sek.
  • alvor - Light shaking
  • Vale de Parra - J'étais dans ma cuisine et l'eau de ma bouteille de 6l s'est mise à bouger. Ayant vécu à San Francisco de nombreuses années, j'ai tout de suite pensé que cela pouvait être un tremblement de terre. Ce qui m'a été confirmé le lendemain qu'effectivement il y avait eu une secousse.
  • Montes Juntos, GUIA-ABF - Bon je corrige mon précédent message dont certains mots ont été déformés pendant la transmission. Lundi soir vers 19h, j'étais dans ma cuisine et j ai vu l'eau de ma bouteille de 6 litres qui remuait toute seule. J ai compris que c'était une secousse sismique
  • Alvor - Was sitting on the balcony of the 5th floor at my room there was a heavy rumbling sound at first which sounded like heavy trucks underneath were i was sitting then there was shaking which seemed to last fir 3 to 5 seconds no apparent damage could be seen when i enquired later
  • Monte Boi - Ik zat buiten op het terras op een deckchair en voelde de aarde onder mij rommelen en trillen. Het duurde slechts enkele seconden.
  • Alvor - we were on the third floor of Bougainvilla Alvor , just getting ready to go out, my husband was chatting to few girls on balcony next to us, I went to the bathroom and it was like everything moved, heard the girls say"what was that" to my husband, it was scary eventhough we were told later it was mild, it only lasted few seconds maybe
  • Penina - Slight shudder lasting no more than 2/3 seconds
  • Lagos - Avec ma soeur, on s'était mise au lit et on pensait que c'était un camion qui passait trop vite. La secousse était légère
  • Lagos - Avec ma soeur, on s'était mise au lit et on pensait que c'était un camion qui passait trop vite. La secousse était légère
  • Alvor - Am 11.09.2017 saßen wir in unserem Urlaub auf dem Balkon im 1.Stock vom Hotel Pestana Dom Jao. Der Balkon wackelte 2-3 Sekunden, ein Geräusch eines vorbeifahrenden LKW's begleitete diesen Moment!Völlig irretiert nahmen wir dieses wahr, ohne es zu zu Ordnen können, später klärten uns andere Gäste auf !
  • EMSC Portugal Sep 11 18:09 3.5 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Pincho - Moderate shaking
  • Alvor - 2second. light shake with a crash
  • Lagos - Light shaking
  • Portimão - Light shaking
  • Portimao - I am on 11th floor of the hotel and I felt the ground shake for 2/3 secs
  • Portimao - I was sitting at my pc and I felt a very quick shaking, the table and its shelf were shaking for some seconds. At first I thought that our fat cat (10 kg) had jumped to the shelf and I exclaimed to my husband "what is it? where is the cat?" so he told me it must be an earthquake. We have lived here for 4 yrs and never felt anything like that. I got quite scared! We have not seen any damage here.
  • Ferreiras - Light shaking for 5-6 seconds, mostly noticeable by rattling windows but also slight vibration of the ground. As if a very heavy truck was driving by.
  • Monchique - We heard a boom which lasted 2 or 3 seconds and felt shaking (as if a large lorry was passing close to the house). No sign of any damage.
  • Ferragudo - Thought a truck had hit the villa. Few thing fell on floor
  • Alvor - On a second floor apartment we felt shaking for approx. 3 seconds, followed by a a two second pause, then another three seconds of shaking
  • Lagoa - It felt like a shake as if a tuck was passing by. Brief just 2 sec.
  • silves - voor mij direct duidelijk, aardbeving, rommelend geluid en beven van de aarde, hoe lang, geen idee!!!
  • Montes de alvor - In kitchen on second floor. Kitchen cabinets and counter shook chair that my mother sat moved. About 3 seconds. Sounded like a huge huge truck passed by and then just disappeared. To strange for anything else - knew it was an earthquake
  • Portimão - Eu estava com a minha mãe deitada na cama quando senti,Minha cama começou a tremer bem forte e os vidros começaram a fazer barulho,não durou muito foi bem rápido mas deu pra sentir,Até sai lá fora pra ver se tinha alguém arrumando alguma coisa,E foi aí que eu encontrei meu vizinho,Ele também tinha saído lá fora pra ver,Foi bem estranho nunca tinha sentido isso
  • Lagoa - A sudden shake of my office desk and chair for approximately 2 seconds
  • Lagos - Secousse de plusieurs secondes sans aucun dommage. Mon appartement est situé au 5eme étage.
  • Pria da rocha - It was all of a sudden and was watching TV. The whole building shook for around 3 secs or more. Went to the balcony and there were others trying to find out what this was. Never heard of this in Pria da rocha. We are very close to the beach
  • Alto Golf, Alvor - Heard a boom and felt house shaking approx 3-4 sec. Thought it was a truck that had hit the wall.
  • Carvoeiro - Lasted about 10 seconds, windows light shaking
  • Lagos - Légère secousse de plusieurs secondes sans aucun dommage Appartement situé au 5eme étage
  • Alvor - There was a few seconds of what seemed like the building shaking and noisy. We thought it was the washing machine in the apartment above as they do shake when spinning
  • Sesmarias, Lagoa - I was working in my garage when the tremor came through, a deep rumbling and shaking, which lasted about 4 seconds. No damage was caused.
  • Portimao - 3-4 Seconds No Damage
  • montijo - estava no segundo andar no espaço das refeicoes. sentimos 2 vezes.
  • Carvoeiro - Lasted around 5-10 secs. Felt like big truck going by. No big movement of ornaments etc but could really feel the house shaking. Strongest in a while
  • Portimao - Allongée sur la plage, j'ai ressenti un tremblement de 3s
  • Ferragudo - Sitting on bed putting on make up and the bed started to shake for about 3-4 seconds
  • Praia de Luz - We were sitting in the sitting room, felt the whole villa shaking, photographs on counter tops and ornaments were shaking. Only lasted 7-10 seconds but we knew immediately it was an earthquake.
  • Lagoa - Het was een soort geluid wat tussen onweer en een zware vrachtwagen in zat. Ook was er een trilling waar te nemen. Honden waren gelijk stil.
  • Portimao - En vacances à l'hôtel Jupiter , chambre au 6eme étage. Nous étions allongés sur le lit lorsque ce dernier s'est mis à bouger de droite à gauche très légèrement pendant environ 3 secondes.
  • Algoz - Very weak shaking
  • Carvoeiro - Moderate shaking
  • Alvor - Very weak shaking
  • Aljezur - Felt a small tremor which lasted approximately 2-3 seconds. The villa shook a little, there was a rumbling sound and our ornimantes rattled. Currently no known damage to the property.
  • Alvor - Building shaking, with a load bang.
  • Lagos - Sudden shake lasted a second but shook the appartment rattled cutlery in drawers and opened a cabinet door no damage to the building
  • Alvor - Weak shaking
  • Alvor - We heard what sounded like a small explosion in the garage beneath our ground floor apartment and felt the building shake, but only for a second or two.
  • Praia da Rocha - In my holiday apartment at 19.10 on Sept 11. The table moved and I thought "that felt like a mini quake". It lasted no more than a second. There was no damage. It felt like a truck had hit the building, but without any sound. Others in the apartment felt nothing.
  • Encosta do Vau - Portimão - Estava sentado numa varanda do edifício e senti três ou quatro sacudidelas no sentido vertical (tipo marteladas) acompanhadas de um som cavo, vindo das profundezas da terra.Não tive dúvidas do que se tratava, até pelo facto de ter já vivido experiências anteriores.
  • USGS Iwo Jima, Japan Sep 11 17:35 5.7 35 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Volcano Islands, Japan Region Sep 11 17:35 5.7 49 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Salta, Argentina Sep 11 17:32 4.3 222 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Port Blair, India Sep 11 16:44 4.4 131 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Andaman Islands, India Region Sep 11 16:44 4.4 132 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Greece Sep 11 16:20 4.7 41 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Neochorion, Greece Sep 11 16:20 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Greece Sep 11 16:20 4.8 8 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Soda Springs, Idaho Sep 11 16:16 3.2 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Southern Idaho Sep 11 16:16 3.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Chiapas, Mexico Sep 11 15:52 4.4 56 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off Coast Of Chiapas, Mexico Sep 11 15:41 4.3 44 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • mexico city - Light shaking
  • USGS Soda Springs, Idaho Sep 11 15:33 3.1 6 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Nikol'skoye, Russia Sep 11 15:29 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Komandorskiye Ostrova Region Sep 11 15:29 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Komandorskiye Ostrova Region Sep 11 15:29 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Australia Sep 11 15:28 3.3 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Admiralty Islands Region, P.n.g. Sep 11 15:20 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Soda Springs, Idaho Sep 11 15:11 3.0 7 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Chiapas, Mexico Sep 11 15:06 4.5 41 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Paredon, Mexico Sep 11 14:56 5.0 42 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico Sep 11 14:39 4.6 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Salta, Argentina Sep 11 14:13 3.4 215 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Soda Springs, Idaho Sep 11 14:05 3.4 13 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Idaho Sep 11 14:05 3.3 7 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Sea Of Okhotsk Sep 11 14:04 4.3 573 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Soda Springs, Idaho Sep 11 13:38 2.9 6 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Kemmerer, Wyoming Sep 11 13:38 3.0 18 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Soda Springs, Idaho Sep 11 13:36 2.9 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Southern Idaho Sep 11 13:26 4.6 5 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Soda Springs, Idaho Sep 11 13:26 4.6 5 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Soda Springs, Idaho Sep 11 12:34 4.1 4 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Southern Idaho Sep 11 12:34 4.1 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico Sep 11 12:30 4.3 16 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Soda Springs, Idaho Sep 11 11:46 3.1 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Cordova, Alaska Sep 11 11:45 3.3 17 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Southern Alaska Sep 11 11:45 3.3 18 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Bio-bio, Chile Sep 11 11:25 4.3 32 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Colombia Sep 11 11:13 3.4 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off Coast Of Chiapas, Mexico Sep 11 10:30 4.5 16 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Soda Springs, Idaho Sep 11 10:00 3.0 7 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Soda Springs, Idaho Sep 11 09:46 2.9 7 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Off Coast Of Chiapas, Mexico Sep 11 09:39 4.0 7 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Soda Springs, Idaho Sep 11 09:36 4.3 7 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Southern Idaho Sep 11 09:36 4.4 7 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off Coast Of Oaxaca, Mexico Sep 11 09:26 4.4 18 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Punta Cana, Dominican Republic Sep 11 08:26 3.4 83 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Dominican Republic Region Sep 11 08:26 3.4 83 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Tres Picos, Mexico Sep 11 07:57 4.4 56 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Near Coast Of Chiapas, Mexico Sep 11 07:57 4.6 64 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Off Coast Of Chiapas, Mexico Sep 11 07:57 4.4 72 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico Sep 11 07:51 4.4 16 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Salta, Argentina Sep 11 07:24 4.3 212 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS San Antonio De Los Cobres, Argentina Sep 11 07:24 4.3 215 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Coquimbo, Chile Sep 11 06:55 3.3 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Soda Springs, Idaho Sep 11 06:02 2.9 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Colombia Sep 11 06:00 3.4 4 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Tres Picos, Mexico Sep 11 05:51 4.3 85 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Off Coast Of Oaxaca, Mexico Sep 11 05:50 4.3 86 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Mapastepec, Mexico Sep 11 05:29 4.3 96 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Offshore Chiapas, Mexico Sep 11 05:29 4.3 97 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Tres Picos, Mexico Sep 11 04:48 4.0 78 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Off Coast Of Chiapas, Mexico Sep 11 04:48 4.0 78 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Salina Cruz, Mexico Sep 11 04:37 4.1 39 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico Sep 11 04:37 4.1 40 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Nabire, Indonesia Sep 11 04:33 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Near S Coast Of Papua, Indonesia Sep 11 04:33 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS San Francisco Del Mar, Mexico Sep 11 04:33 4.1 71 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico Sep 11 04:32 4.1 71 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Oklahoma Sep 11 03:27 3.6 5 MAP I Felt It
  • Sparks - No visible property damage. Shaking lasted approximately 2.5-3 seconds. It was a quick, violent, loud shake. Felt shaking in the floor and couches; walls and lamps shook. Felt like a train came to a quick stop right under our house.
  • Springdale Arkansas - Extremely loud and shaking
  • Cleveland - Prob about 3 seconds so light thought I imagined it.No damage.
  • USGS Prague, Oklahoma Sep 11 03:27 3.6 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Sparks - Moderate shaking
  • USGS Haines Junction, Canada Sep 11 02:45 3.0 0 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Irian Jaya Region, Indonesia Sep 11 02:42 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Nabire, Indonesia Sep 11 02:42 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Near S Coast Of Papua, Indonesia Sep 11 02:42 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Soda Springs, Idaho Sep 11 02:34 2.9 5 MAP I Felt It
  • Chubbuck - I was sleeping and thought it was the train...but no train
  • EMSC Taiwan Region Sep 11 02:25 4.5 68 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS San Mateo Del Mar, Mexico Sep 11 02:23 4.7 60 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Near Coast Of Oaxaca, Mexico Sep 11 02:23 4.6 46 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico Sep 11 02:23 4.7 66 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Paredon, Mexico Sep 11 02:09 4.2 65 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico Sep 11 02:09 4.5 69 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Merizo Village, Guam Sep 11 01:32 4.6 114 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Guam Region Sep 11 01:32 4.6 115 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Australia Sep 11 01:21 3.5 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Saumlaki, Indonesia Sep 11 01:10 4.1 131 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Banda Sea Sep 11 01:10 4.1 131 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Paredon, Mexico Sep 11 00:32 4.9 60 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Offshore Chiapas, Mexico Sep 11 00:32 4.9 44 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Near Coast Of Oaxaca, Mexico Sep 11 00:32 5.1 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Soda Springs, Idaho Sep 11 00:12 3.2 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Idaho Sep 11 00:12 3.2 5 MAP I Felt It

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


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    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.
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