Earthquakes in the world on November 13 , 2017 (M4.5 or more)

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Moderate earthquake in  Gonzales, California
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Very strong dangerous earthquake on the Costa Rica coast
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Massive deadly earthquake at the Iran-iraq border area (Continued from Yesterday)
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SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
ER I Felt A (not Listed) Earthquake Nov 13 23:59 4.6 0 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Loyalty Islands Nov 13 21:16 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It
USGS Tadine, New Caledonia Nov 13 21:16 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Loyalty Islands Nov 13 21:16 4.6 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Central California Nov 13 19:31 4.6 6 MAP I Felt It
  • Pleasantville - A few seconds
  • Fremont - Lite Shaking, lasted for a few seconds.
  • Carmel Valley - I felt a slight movement immediately followed by a larger jolt. The whole think only lasted a couple of seconds.
  • Aptos - Weak shaking
  • Palo Alto - 11:30am PST About 5 seconds, building swaying -- office mates all noticed and commented
  • Sand City CA - Very weak shaking
  • Salinas - Felt more of a rolling. Lasted only a few seconds...
  • SANTA CRUZ - No damage
  • Monterey - Moderate shaking
  • Redwood City - 1-2 seconds
  • Carmel Valley - 2 sec
  • Seaside, CA - Very weak shaking
  • Gilroy - Weak shaking
  • MARINA - Lasted a few seconds. Rumbling with shaking the house. plates rattling and light fixture swinging slightly.
  • San Carlos - At aroun 11:30am
  • Santa Cruz, CA - just a few seconds, no damage
  • 95051 - 15 seconds
  • Los Banos - Very weak shaking
  • Carmel Valley - No damage, just rattling of windows and vibrating floor/desk.
  • Monterey - 15 second duration. No damage
  • Menlo Park, CA - Light shaking
  • Monterey, CA - In my office on the third floor. Felt the the earthquake, my computer and desk were shaking.
  • Monterey - Lasted several seconds, cupboards were rattled hard enough to move contents (like glassware) to one side.
  • Salinas - I felt the building shake and rumble under my feet, then it stopped for a few seconds, then I felt another shake that was a bit stronger.
  • San Jose, CA - Fairly solid jolt followed by mild shake then gently swaying. Duration 5-8 seconds. Hit at the SS/W corner of my house. Time: 11:30 a.m. 11/13/2017.
  • Gilroy - Sitting in my backyard and the chair I was sitting started rocking and I looked at our pool and the water was moving back and forth. Seemed to last 10-15 seconds.
  • San Jose - No damage, no crowd reaction - just a little shaking at my desk at the office.
  • San Juan Bautista - Had my grandson duck and cover under table. Lasted about 15 sec
  • La Selva - I was sitting upstairs on my bed, facing the south, right at the top the hill, and felt the bed shaking; saw the window coverings move back and forth, for maybe 15 seconds. My cat jumped up just before it started.
  • Ridgemark - Pool water rolling, blinds shaking, dishes and china rattling, animals scared. Lasted 15-30 seconds.
  • Watsonville - shaking lasted about 10 seconds. No damage
  • Carmel - The house shook twice, lasted only a few seconds each time
  • San Francisco - 6th floor of 8 story office building, felt/saw the shake about 5-7sec. No damage
  • Monterey - I was on the 2nd Floor, felt a Jolt and then swaying which seemed to go on for a while (20-30 seconds?). My house creaked and contents of shelves, cabinets rattled, but no damage.
  • Soquel, ca - Felt for full monute
  • HOLLISTER - I FELT AN UP AND DOWN MOTION WHEN IT FIRST STARTED AND THEN THE USUAL SIDE TO SIDE STUFF. LASTED ABOUT 8 SECONDS. I WAS IN THE KITCHEN WITH HARDWOOD FLOOR. IT FELT LIKE A 4.6 NOTHING VIOLENT
  • Santa Cruz - Light shaking
  • USGS Gonzales, California Nov 13 19:31 4.6 6 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Redwood City - Weak shaking
  • Salinas - Light shaking
  • Santa Cruz - Weak shaking
  • San JOse - Very weak shaking
  • San Francisco - I felt the office sway for a good 10 seconds
  • San Jose CA - Inside a tall building I could feel the building sway. The sway was enough to cause my blinds to move approximately an inch away from the window pane. Exciting.
  • San Jose - Light shaking
  • Foster City, CA - Felt the floor on the 5th floor of our building move and noticed the overhead lights swaying
  • Salinas - Light shaking
  • Ridgemark - Felt the shaking for about 15-30 seconds. Saw pool water rolling, blinds shaking, heard dishes rattling. Haven\'t inspected everything yet.
  • San Jose - A 5 second shake then 20 seconds of rolling, total 25 seconds. The window blinds swayed. No damage.
  • Monterey - Light shaking
  • USGS Isangel, Vanuatu Nov 13 16:57 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Loyalty Islands Nov 13 16:57 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Bali Sea Nov 13 16:26 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Bali Sea Nov 13 16:26 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Labuhankananga, Indonesia Nov 13 16:26 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Tonga Islands Nov 13 15:54 4.8 42 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Hihifo, Tonga Nov 13 15:54 4.9 4 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Tonga Nov 13 15:54 4.9 52 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Iran-iraq Border Region Nov 13 15:00 4.6 40 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Al Miqdadiyah, Iraq Nov 13 15:00 4.6 27 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Loyalty Islands Nov 13 13:35 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Loyalty Islands Nov 13 13:35 4.8 60 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Tadine, New Caledonia Nov 13 13:35 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Sarpol-e Zahab, Iran Nov 13 13:12 4.7 14 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Northern East Pacific Rise Nov 13 12:25 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern East Pacific Rise Nov 13 12:25 4.7 8 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON West Chile Rise Nov 13 11:53 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC West Chile Rise Nov 13 11:53 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS West Chile Rise Nov 13 11:53 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Iran-iraq Border Region Nov 13 10:43 4.8 104 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Iran-iraq Border Region Nov 13 10:43 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Ilam, Iran Nov 13 10:43 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador Nov 13 10:01 4.6 69 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Off Coast Of Central America Nov 13 10:01 4.8 76 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Offshore El Salvador Nov 13 10:01 4.6 80 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Nov 13 09:42 4.6 104 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Nov 13 09:42 4.6 119 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Farkhar, Afghanistan Nov 13 09:42 4.6 111 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Kuril'sk, Russia Nov 13 09:20 4.8 90 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Kuril Islands Nov 13 09:20 4.8 90 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Iran-iraq Border Region Nov 13 09:19 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Iran-iraq Border Region Nov 13 09:19 4.8 93 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Sarpol-e Zahab, Iran Nov 13 09:19 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Kifri, Iraq Nov 13 08:29 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Near N. Coast Of New Guinea, Png. Nov 13 08:25 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Near N Coast Of New Guinea, Png. Nov 13 08:25 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Angoram, Papua New Guinea Nov 13 08:25 5.0 14 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Iran-iraq Border Region Nov 13 04:28 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Sarpol-e Zahab, Iran Nov 13 04:27 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Iran-iraq Border Region Nov 13 04:27 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Northern Mid-atlantic Ridge Nov 13 04:21 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Northern Mid-atlantic Ridge Nov 13 04:21 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    PTWC Nov 13 02:34 6.8 0 MAP I Felt It
  • Uvita - Light shaking for approx 10 seconds.
  • Manzanillo - Light shaking
  • San jose - 15 secondes, tout à tremblé. Ressenti impressionnant
  • San jose - We saw the chandeliers in restaurant shake and the ground was moving as for tables and pictures on the walls also moved.
  • ojochal - inside moderate movement. Outside pool moved 10-30 seconds.
  • Jaco - This was a close (about 16 km from here), shallow (about 19 km deep), and more ragged than rocking quake. I heard a sound like an oncoming roaring. Then the house started jerking up and down in addition to rocking. We went into the street, which was jerking and rolling. It lasted about 20 seconds. A few minutes later there was a strong aftershock. Water splashed 5 feet from the pool onto our patio doors. Strong house. Stuff fell over, but no damage.
  • USGS Parrita, Costa Rica Nov 13 02:28 6.5 19 MAP I Felt It
  • La Palma de Puriscal - 10 seconds, window rattled, no damage,
  • Sarchi - Walls and floors moving in different directions. Windows creaking, animals alarmed, lasted about 45 seconds was was followed by a small aftershock about 2 minutes later.
  • Puerto viejo de La Talamanca - Moderate shaking
  • GEOFON Costa Rica Nov 13 02:28 6.6 25 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Uvita - No damage, just waves in the pool bouncing back and forth for a couple of minutes after.
  • Atenas - felt about a 5. lasted about 30 seconds
  • Bocas del Toro - House swaying, a few seconds
  • Santa Ana - Couple.of seconds shaking then stopped and then happened again
  • Santa Ana - Not experienced with earthquakes but we just had what I would call a minor one with a lesser aftershock.
  • Cahuita - Moderate shaking
  • ATENAS - Approximately 15 seconds
  • La Fortuna - Lasted approximately 10 seconds. I\\\'m staying at the Arenal Springs Hotel. No damage in my room at all.
  • Tinamaste - No damage, about 20 seconds shaking, noticable rolling motion.
  • San Jose - About 30 seconds, no damage to be seen.
  • AlaJuela - No damage , lasted 3 seconds
  • Puerto Viejo - 20-30 seconds, entire house waved as if it had become a boat tossed around at sea
  • la fortuna - Staying near Arenal volcano. Building shook 3 times, lasting a several seconds each. 6.8 reportedly, south of Puntarenas.
  • Tilaran - About 10 seconds, started, stopped then started again.
  • Puerto Viejo de Talamanca - Weak shaking
  • Heredia - Moderate shaking
  • Jaco - Scary shaking for about a minute and a half here n Jaco area. 11/12/17 at 9pm ish.
  • USGS Merizo Village, Guam Nov 13 01:27 4.8 38 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Guam Region Nov 13 01:27 4.8 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Fiji Islands Region Nov 13 00:34 4.7 648 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Fiji Region Nov 13 00:34 4.7 648 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Iran-iraq Border Region Nov 13 00:20 4.7 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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