Earthquakes in the world on May 16 , 2018 (M2.7 or more)

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Damaging earthquake near Shimian, Sichuan, China
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Earthquake far out in the Indian Ocean South Of Bali, Indonesia
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Moderate earthquake in Southern Greece
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Double strong earthquake South of the Kermadec Islands
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Moderate earthquake close to Arcelia, Mexico
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Earthquake close to Vevey and Montreux, Switzerland
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Earthquake in the Whistler - Sechelt area, Canada
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Mining induced earthquake near Pniowek, Poland - 5 miners killed (May 5)
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ER I Felt A (not Listed) Earthquake May 16 23:59 4.6 0 MAP I Felt It
  • Pyrenne, France - Weak shaking
  • East Ferris, Ontario, Canada - Weak shaking
  • USGS Porgera, Papua New Guinea May 16 23:58 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Leilani Estates, Hawaii May 16 23:21 2.8 1 MAP
    USGS Volcano, Hawaii May 16 23:13 2.9 1 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Island Of Hawaii, Hawaii May 16 23:13 2.9 1 MAP
    USGS Porgera, Papua New Guinea May 16 22:57 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON South Of Bali, Indonesia May 16 22:48 4.8 10 MAP
    EMSC South Of Bali, Indonesia May 16 22:48 4.7 56 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Kangin, Indonesia May 16 22:48 4.7 10 MAP
    EMSC Southern Greece May 16 22:41 3.6 2 MAP
    USGS Gefyra, Greece May 16 22:30 5.0 10 MAP
    GEOFON Southern Greece May 16 22:30 5.0 7 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Methoni - I felt shaking on the east-west axis, a few back and forth movements, less than a few seconds, and checked here to see if it was real or not.
  • Papandianika - 10 to 15 seconds shaking
  • EMSC Southern Greece May 16 22:30 4.9 10 MAP
    USGS Volcano, Hawaii May 16 22:26 3.3 0 MAP
    EMSC Island Of Hawaii, Hawaii May 16 22:26 3.3 0 MAP
    EMSC Offshore El Salvador May 16 22:07 4.1 32 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern California May 16 22:01 3.4 23 MAP
    USGS Willow Creek, Ca May 16 22:01 2.9 24 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • San Diego - Jolt lasted about 2-3 seconds at approximately 1230 hours.
  • USGS Kodiak, Alaska May 16 22:00 2.9 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Ryukyu Islands, Japan May 16 22:00 4.4 140 MAP
    USGS Naze, Japan May 16 22:00 4.7 132 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Ryukyu Islands, Japan May 16 22:00 4.7 132 MAP
    USGS Volcano, Hawaii May 16 21:51 2.6 0 MAP
    USGS Morgan Hill, Ca May 16 21:32 3.1 5 MAP
    EMSC Northern California May 16 21:32 3.2 4 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Volcano, Hawaii May 16 21:31 3.5 0 MAP
    EMSC Island Of Hawaii, Hawaii May 16 21:31 4.0 0 MAP
    EMSC Gulf Of Alaska May 16 21:18 4.0 17 MAP
    USGS Kodiak, Alaska May 16 21:18 3.3 7 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Kodiak, Alaska May 16 21:18 4.0 16 MAP
    USGS Volcano, Hawaii May 16 20:49 3.1 0 MAP
    EMSC Island Of Hawaii, Hawaii May 16 20:49 3.1 0 MAP
    USGS Volcano, Hawaii May 16 20:28 2.7 0 MAP
    USGS Volcano, Hawaii May 16 20:14 2.8 0 MAP
    USGS Volcano, Hawaii May 16 20:08 2.9 0 MAP
    EMSC Island Of Hawaii, Hawaii May 16 20:08 2.9 0 MAP
    EMSC Island Of Hawaii, Hawaii May 16 19:52 2.9 1 MAP
    USGS Volcano, Hawaii May 16 19:52 2.9 1 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica May 16 19:34 3.5 32 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Pamandzi, Mayotte May 16 19:32 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Volcano, Hawaii May 16 19:19 2.7 0 MAP
    EMSC Island Of Hawaii, Hawaii May 16 19:19 2.9 0 MAP
    EMSC Atacama, Chile May 16 19:10 3.2 64 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Volcano, Hawaii May 16 19:01 3.1 0 MAP
    EMSC Island Of Hawaii, Hawaii May 16 19:01 3.1 0 MAP
    EMSC Near Coast Of Southern Peru May 16 19:00 3.8 31 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Volcano, Hawaii May 16 18:45 3.6 0 MAP
    EMSC Island Of Hawaii, Hawaii May 16 18:45 3.6 0 MAP
    USGS Volcano, Hawaii May 16 18:35 3.5 0 MAP
    EMSC Island Of Hawaii, Hawaii May 16 18:35 3.4 0 MAP
    USGS Volcano, Hawaii May 16 18:34 3.0 0 MAP
    EMSC Island Of Hawaii, Hawaii May 16 18:34 3.0 0 MAP
    EMSC Island Of Hawaii, Hawaii May 16 18:31 3.9 1 MAP
    USGS Volcano, Hawaii May 16 18:31 3.9 0 MAP
    USGS Volcano, Hawaii May 16 18:30 4.2 5 MAP
    USGS Volcano, Hawaii May 16 18:30 4.4 0 MAP
    EMSC Island Of Hawaii, Hawaii May 16 18:30 4.5 0 MAP
    USGS Volcano, Hawaii May 16 18:30 4.2 1 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Central Turkey May 16 18:20 3.1 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Salta, Argentina May 16 18:15 4.2 184 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Shingletown, Ca May 16 18:08 3.0 15 MAP
    EMSC Northern California May 16 18:08 3.0 16 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Little Sitkin Island, Alaska May 16 17:45 3.0 58 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON South Of Kermadec Islands May 16 17:22 5.8 36 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS L\'esperance Rock, New Zealand May 16 17:22 5.8 10 MAP
    EMSC San Juan, Argentina May 16 17:15 3.6 113 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Island Of Hawaii, Hawaii May 16 16:55 3.2 1 MAP
    USGS Volcano, Hawaii May 16 16:55 3.2 0 MAP
    USGS Volcano, Hawaii May 16 16:55 3.2 0 MAP
    USGS Copiapo, Chile May 16 16:49 4.0 35 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Atacama, Chile May 16 16:49 3.7 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Los Lagos, Chile May 16 16:47 3.5 98 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Volcano, Hawaii May 16 16:27 3.2 0 MAP
    EMSC Island Of Hawaii, Hawaii May 16 16:27 3.2 0 MAP
    GEOFON Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.n.g. May 16 16:22 4.5 68 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Madang, Papua New Guinea May 16 16:22 4.5 51 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Tarapaca, Chile May 16 16:10 3.1 149 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Banda Aceh, Indonesia May 16 16:00 4.9 56 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Off West Coast Of Northern Sumatra May 16 16:00 4.9 49 MAP
    EMSC Off W Coast Of Northern Sumatra May 16 16:00 4.8 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Turkey-iran Border Region May 16 15:43 3.0 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS South Of Java, Indonesia May 16 15:30 4.7 10 MAP
    GEOFON South Of Java, Indonesia May 16 15:30 4.9 10 MAP
    EMSC South Of Java, Indonesia May 16 15:30 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Coquimbo, Chile May 16 15:07 3.3 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Volcano, Hawaii May 16 15:04 3.1 4 MAP
    EMSC Island Of Hawaii, Hawaii May 16 15:04 3.1 4 MAP
    EMSC Guerrero, Mexico May 16 15:03 3.4 56 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Arroyo, Puerto Rico May 16 15:03 2.7 12 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off East Coast Of Kamchatka May 16 14:48 4.1 60 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Tyrrhenian Sea May 16 14:45 3.3 363 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Volcano, Hawaii May 16 14:43 3.1 0 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Volcano, Hawaii May 16 14:38 3.2 0 MAP
    EMSC Island Of Hawaii, Hawaii May 16 14:38 3.2 0 MAP
    USGS Kodiak, Alaska May 16 14:30 3.8 18 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Arcelia, Mexico May 16 14:20 4.9 81 MAP
    GEOFON Guerrero, Mexico May 16 14:20 4.8 55 MAP
    EMSC Estado De Mexico, Mexico May 16 14:20 4.9 80 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Huitzuco - Moderate shaking
  • Toluca e do mex - Very weak shaking
  • México City - Moderate shaking
  • ciudad de mexico - Very weak shaking
  • Arcelia - Strong shaking
  • USGS Kodiak, Alaska May 16 14:06 3.5 19 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Volcano, Hawaii May 16 14:00 3.0 0 MAP
    EMSC Island Of Hawaii, Hawaii May 16 14:00 3.0 0 MAP
    EMSC San Juan, Argentina May 16 13:19 3.8 158 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Alaska May 16 12:49 3.8 2 MAP
    USGS Kobuk, Alaska May 16 12:49 3.8 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Oaxaca, Mexico May 16 12:36 3.7 14 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Oaxaca, Mexico May 16 12:25 3.6 50 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Oaxaca, Mexico May 16 12:06 3.3 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Kodiak, Alaska May 16 12:05 3.6 5 MAP
    EMSC Gulf Of Alaska May 16 12:05 4.0 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Kodiak, Alaska May 16 12:05 4.0 20 MAP
    EMSC Oaxaca, Mexico May 16 11:57 3.6 73 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Volcano, Hawaii May 16 11:56 3.1 0 MAP
    EMSC Island Of Hawaii, Hawaii May 16 11:56 3.1 0 MAP
    USGS Arctic Village, Alaska May 16 11:43 2.8 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Fort Yukon, Alaska May 16 11:43 2.9 11 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Central Mediterranean Sea May 16 11:31 3.0 1 MAP
    EMSC Island Of Hawaii, Hawaii May 16 11:30 3.0 0 MAP
    USGS Volcano, Hawaii May 16 11:30 3.0 0 MAP
    EMSC Northern California May 16 11:30 3.1 18 MAP
    USGS Ferndale, Ca May 16 11:30 2.9 19 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Leilani Estates, Hawaii May 16 11:30 2.7 11 MAP
    EMSC Jujuy, Argentina May 16 11:23 3.5 273 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Island Of Hawaii, Hawaii May 16 11:13 3.0 0 MAP
    USGS Volcano, Hawaii May 16 11:13 2.9 0 MAP
    USGS Volcano, Hawaii May 16 10:31 2.9 0 MAP
    EMSC Island Of Hawaii, Hawaii May 16 10:31 2.9 0 MAP
    EMSC Off Coast Of Chiapas, Mexico May 16 10:28 4.0 16 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Volcano, Hawaii May 16 10:09 2.8 0 MAP
    EMSC Near Coast Of Central Peru May 16 10:01 3.7 84 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Leilani Estates, Hawaii May 16 10:00 3.0 6 MAP
    EMSC Hawaii Region, Hawaii May 16 10:00 3.0 6 MAP
    EMSC Island Of Hawaii, Hawaii May 16 09:48 3.2 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Eastern Kazakhstan May 16 09:36 4.0 29 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Oaxaca, Mexico May 16 09:33 3.4 3 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Switzerland May 16 09:32 3.0 1 MAP
    EMSC Switzerland May 16 09:32 2.9 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Montreux - Very weak shaking
  • Chardonne - Moderate shaking
  • chardonne - Moderate shaking
  • chardonne - big Bang like thunder. Windows shook
  • USGS Road Town, British Virgin Islands May 16 08:53 3.4 77 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Xinmian, China May 16 08:46 4.4 72 MAP
    EMSC Western Sichuan, China May 16 08:46 4.4 60 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Sichuan, China May 16 08:46 4.4 16 MAP
    EMSC Off Coast Of Ecuador May 16 08:43 4.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Quito - Very weak shaking
  • USGS Little Sitkin Island, Alaska May 16 08:43 3.7 83 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Buldir Island, Alaska May 16 08:43 4.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Volcano, Hawaii May 16 08:31 2.7 0 MAP
    EMSC Offshore Michoacan, Mexico May 16 08:15 4.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Talkeetna, Alaska May 16 08:07 2.9 115 MAP
    USGS Inarajan Village, Guam May 16 07:24 4.6 45 MAP
    EMSC Guam Region May 16 07:24 4.6 46 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Talkeetna, Alaska May 16 07:23 2.9 4 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Volcano, Hawaii May 16 06:45 3.2 0 MAP
    EMSC Island Of Hawaii, Hawaii May 16 06:45 3.0 0 MAP
    EMSC Salta, Argentina May 16 06:16 3.6 217 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC San Juan, Argentina May 16 06:11 4.3 121 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON San Juan Province, Argentina May 16 06:11 4.4 149 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Punta Cana, Dominican Republic May 16 05:40 2.8 92 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Volcano, Hawaii May 16 05:18 2.7 0 MAP
    USGS Sangay, Philippines May 16 05:05 4.8 55 MAP
    GEOFON Mindanao, Philippines May 16 05:05 4.7 36 MAP
    EMSC Moro Gulf, Mindanao, Philippines May 16 05:05 4.8 50 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Redoubt Volcano, Alaska May 16 04:53 3.5 0 MAP
    EMSC Southern Alaska May 16 04:53 3.5 0 MAP
    USGS Sechelt, Canada May 16 04:42 2.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • brakendale BC - no damage. Very quick. A second or two
  • Squamish - 2 seconds No damage 2 distinct bang noises in the house
  • Whistler - house shook - no damage
  • Whistler - No damage felt loud bang ~9:40pm that neighbors called me about
  • Whistler - A bang then some shaking like someone slamming a door but bigger- more like a tree falling on house. No damage
  • Pinecrest - First a loud noise and then a little shake. The couch I was on moved a little. It lasted only 2-3 seconds. No damage.
  • Garibaldi Highlands - Light shaking
  • Squamish, BC - Loud boom like thunder followed by 1 second of light shaking
  • Squamish, bc - I felt the shaking for 2-3 seconds
  • Whistler - Felt the shake for about a second but nothing moved or damaged
  • Whistler - Heard bang and house shuddered, thought tree had fallen. Lasted a few seconds. No damage.
  • EMSC Island Of Hawaii, Hawaii May 16 03:51 3.2 0 MAP
    USGS Volcano, Hawaii May 16 03:51 3.1 0 MAP
    USGS Pahala, Hawaii May 16 03:45 3.0 31 MAP
    EMSC Island Of Hawaii, Hawaii May 16 03:45 3.0 32 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mauritius - Reunion Region May 16 03:17 4.7 33 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Mauritius/reunion Region May 16 03:17 4.8 10 MAP
    USGS Mauritius - Reunion Region May 16 03:17 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Volcano, Hawaii May 16 03:03 3.1 0 MAP
    EMSC Island Of Hawaii, Hawaii May 16 03:03 3.1 0 MAP
    USGS Volcano, Hawaii May 16 02:59 2.9 0 MAP
    EMSC Island Of Hawaii, Hawaii May 16 02:59 2.9 1 MAP
    USGS Volcano, Hawaii May 16 02:59 2.6 1 MAP
    EMSC Island Of Hawaii, Hawaii May 16 02:31 3.2 5 MAP
    USGS Leilani Estates, Hawaii May 16 02:31 3.2 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Enarotali, Indonesia May 16 02:12 5.8 88 MAP
    GEOFON Irian Jaya, Indonesia May 16 02:12 5.5 84 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Volcano, Hawaii May 16 02:05 3.0 0 MAP
    EMSC Island Of Hawaii, Hawaii May 16 02:05 3.0 0 MAP
    USGS Leilani Estates, Hawaii May 16 01:56 2.8 6 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Volcano, Hawaii May 16 01:53 2.6 2 MAP
    USGS Burruyacu, Argentina May 16 01:38 4.0 59 MAP
    EMSC Santiago Del Estero, Argentina May 16 01:38 4.0 59 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica May 16 01:35 3.6 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Kodiak, Alaska May 16 01:23 3.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Abepura, Indonesia May 16 01:09 4.4 35 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Near N Coast Of Papua, Indonesia May 16 01:09 4.7 10 MAP
    USGS Boca De Yuma, Dominican Republic May 16 00:57 3.3 110 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Road Town, British Virgin Islands May 16 00:51 3.0 69 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Jujuy, Argentina May 16 00:50 4.0 263 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Xinjiang, China May 16 00:49 3.5 1 MAP
    USGS Volcano, Hawaii May 16 00:46 2.8 0 MAP
    EMSC Halmahera, Indonesia May 16 00:35 4.3 236 MAP
    USGS Tobelo, Indonesia May 16 00:35 4.3 225 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Volcano, Hawaii May 16 00:22 3.1 0 MAP
    EMSC Island Of Hawaii, Hawaii May 16 00:22 3.0 0 MAP
    EMSC North Island Of New Zealand May 16 00:03 4.7 149 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Taupo, New Zealand May 16 00:03 4.5 165 MAP

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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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