Earthquakes in the world on September 08 , 2020 (M2.7 or more) - Earthquake near Aylesbury, England

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ER I Felt A (not Listed) Earthquake Sep 08 23:59 4.6 0 MAP I Felt It
  • Edlesborough - Felt moderate shaking for about 1 minute windows and cabinets shook. Went out into street and neighbours came out and we all felt it - we all wanted reassurance it wasn't just our house.
  • Bletchley - 1-2 seconds
  • Leighton Buzzard - The house shook and there were loud booming noises
  • Istanbul - September 9, 00:59. Few seconds of clear quake
  • ER I Felt A (not Listed) Earthquake Sep 08 23:59 4.6 0 MAP I Felt It
    USGS 62 Km Ssw Of King Cove, Alaska Sep 08 23:36 3.8 88 MAP
    EMSC Alaska Peninsula Sep 08 23:36 3.6 64 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 80 Km Wnw Of Yakutat, Alaska Sep 08 23:12 2.9 0 MAP
    USGS 67 Km Nw Of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico Sep 08 23:06 3.4 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Savu Sea Sep 08 22:48 3.0 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Near The Coast Of Gujarat, India Sep 08 22:47 3.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mindoro, Philippines Sep 08 22:44 3.4 28 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 45 Km Wnw Of Ovalle, Chile Sep 08 22:26 4.4 24 MAP
    EMSC Coquimbo, Chile Sep 08 22:26 4.4 25 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 08 22:06 3.3 14 MAP
    USGS 19 Km Nw Of Marmara, Turkey Sep 08 21:57 4.3 10 MAP
    GEOFON Turkey Sep 08 21:57 4.2 10 MAP
    EMSC Western Turkey Sep 08 21:57 4.6 14 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mindanao, Philippines Sep 08 21:21 3.1 13 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 31 Km Nnw Of Stanley, Idaho Sep 08 20:42 3.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 31 Km Nw Of Stanley, Idaho Sep 08 20:38 3.2 11 MAP
    EMSC Southern Idaho Sep 08 20:38 3.2 11 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 38 Km Nne Of Lowman, Idaho Sep 08 20:24 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Idaho Sep 08 20:23 4.4 8 MAP
    USGS 35 Km Nw Of Stanley, Idaho Sep 08 20:23 4.4 7 MAP
    USGS 38 Km Nnw Of Stanley, Idaho Sep 08 20:23 3.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Papua, Indonesia Sep 08 19:19 3.0 42 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Kepulauan Obi, Indonesia Sep 08 19:00 3.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Kepulauan Talaud, Indonesia Sep 08 18:53 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Dominican Republic Region Sep 08 18:51 3.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Molucca Sea Sep 08 18:49 3.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Banda Sea Sep 08 18:44 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Eastern Turkey Sep 08 18:41 3.1 7 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Java, Indonesia Sep 08 18:22 3.3 87 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC South Of Panama Sep 08 18:21 3.4 13 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 8 Km Sse Of Volcano, Hawaii Sep 08 18:10 2.7 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Java, Indonesia Sep 08 18:06 3.0 19 MAP
    EMSC Western Australia Sep 08 17:58 2.9 11 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Ceram Sea, Indonesia Sep 08 17:28 3.6 79 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 23 Km Wnw Of Stanley, Idaho Sep 08 16:32 3.1 8 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Southern Idaho Sep 08 16:32 2.9 10 MAP
    EMSC Southern Idaho Sep 08 16:32 3.1 8 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Sumatra, Indonesia Sep 08 16:23 3.7 193 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC South Of Kermadec Islands Sep 08 16:22 3.5 350 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Dominican Republic Region Sep 08 15:58 3.3 15 MAP
    EMSC Dominican Republic Region Sep 08 15:41 3.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Atacama, Chile Sep 08 15:41 2.9 21 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 13 Km N Of Sincik, Turkey Sep 08 15:06 4.2 3 MAP
    EMSC Eastern Turkey Sep 08 15:06 4.0 7 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off E. Coast Of N. Island, N.z. Sep 08 14:57 4.3 198 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Puerto Rico Region Sep 08 14:06 2.9 9 MAP
    USGS 6 Km S Of Guánica, Puerto Rico Sep 08 14:06 2.9 9 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Guerrero, Mexico Sep 08 14:03 4.0 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 245 Km Ese Of Attu Station, Alaska Sep 08 13:43 4.1 91 MAP
    EMSC Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands Sep 08 13:43 4.1 100 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Antofagasta, Chile Sep 08 13:40 3.1 28 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Costa Rica Sep 08 13:29 4.8 13 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Oaxaca, Mexico Sep 08 13:25 4.0 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Eastern Turkey Sep 08 13:21 4.1 10 MAP
    EMSC Eastern Turkey Sep 08 13:19 3.9 5 MAP
    USGS 103 Km Ese Of East End, Cayman Islands Sep 08 13:00 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON North Of Honduras Sep 08 13:00 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Turkey Sep 08 12:39 4.1 10 MAP
    EMSC Eastern Turkey Sep 08 12:39 4.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 27 Km Sse Of Mina, Nevada Sep 08 12:35 3.5 5 MAP
    USGS 27 Km Sse Of Mina, Nevada Sep 08 12:35 3.5 1 MAP
    EMSC Nevada Sep 08 12:35 3.2 9 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Woodland - 1 minute
  • EMSC Mindanao, Philippines Sep 08 12:28 3.1 91 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 25 Km Nw Of Stanley, Idaho Sep 08 12:24 3.1 16 MAP
    EMSC Southern Idaho Sep 08 12:24 3.1 16 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 4 Km S Of Guánica, Puerto Rico Sep 08 12:20 3.0 9 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 5 Km S Of Guánica, Puerto Rico Sep 08 12:08 2.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC North Of New Zealand Sep 08 11:03 4.0 457 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Eastern Turkey Sep 08 11:02 3.1 8 MAP
    USGS 17 Km Ese Of Sincik, Turkey Sep 08 10:44 4.7 10 MAP
    GEOFON Turkey Sep 08 10:44 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Eastern Turkey Sep 08 10:44 4.7 0 MAP
    USGS 4 Km S Of Guánica, Puerto Rico Sep 08 10:34 3.1 14 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 239 Km W Of Attu Station, Alaska Sep 08 10:05 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Masbate Region, Philippines Sep 08 10:02 3.4 28 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Sulawesi, Indonesia Sep 08 09:57 3.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Molucca Sea Sep 08 09:43 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 73 Km Nw Of Coquimbo, Chile Sep 08 09:35 4.2 10 MAP
    EMSC Offshore Coquimbo, Chile Sep 08 09:35 4.1 28 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Searles Valley, Ca Sep 08 09:34 2.7 4 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Java, Indonesia Sep 08 09:24 3.7 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Sep 08 09:04 3.4 124 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Philippine Islands Region Sep 08 09:02 4.2 3 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off W Coast Of Northern Sumatra Sep 08 08:57 3.3 25 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Larkfield-wikiup, Ca Sep 08 08:56 2.6 6 MAP
    RENASS England, United Kingdom Sep 08 08:45 3.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Bedfordshire - Weak shaking
  • Leighton Buzzard - Shaking lasted for 5 seconds
  • Tring - Light shaking
  • Aston Clinton - @5 secs
  • LEIGHTON BUZZARD - Strong shaking. Lasted 2 seconds.
  • Leighton Buzzard - Was mid-way between Light and Moderate shaking - we thought there was an explosion, the whole house shook and windows rattled. This would have definitely woken me up. There was no damage though that we know of
  • Tring - A single and short seismic shock/judder was felt at around 9:45am today.
  • Bletchley - Wobble
  • Leighton Buzzard - 5 seconds or more
  • Milton Keynes - Lasted about 5-8 seconds
  • Aylesbury - Light shaking
  • Stoke mandeville hospital - Strong shaking
  • Leighton buzzard - Moderate shaking
  • Leighton Buzzard - My house shook twice, it felt like an explosion
  • Stanbridge - Moderate shaking
  • Newton Longville - Weak shaking
  • Stoke Mandeville - My whole living room moved
  • Aylesbury - Light shaking
  • Leighton buzzard - I nearly fell off my chair. It was strong enough that I thought something had crashed into my house
  • Milton Keynes - One very noticeable lurch in the building, followed by 2-3 seconds of shaking. Felt on the first floor of a three story building (floors 0-2). Approx 09:50 British Summer Time.
  • Aylesbury - Light shaking
  • Aylesbury - Only lasted a few seconds but watched the TV next to me bounce around along with 2 monitors in front of me.
  • Leighton Buzzard - Light shaking
  • Dunstable - Lasted a couple of seconds, very short and light.
  • Rickmansworth - Couple of seconds - desk moved
  • Leighton Buzzard - Felt like two strong thumps, within about 5 secs of each other. Like a truck had driven into the side of the house.
  • Luton - Shaking woke me up from my sleep, could hear my dressing table mirror hitting the wall back and forth for a few seconds. Husband said tv was banging on the wall as well in the other room
  • Wigginton, Herts - There was a small thump and then a larger one.
  • Leighton Buzzard - The house shook and the mirrors were rattling against the walls, slippers were dancing on the floor by themselves
  • Leighton Buzzard - only lasted a few seconds but felt like a bomb had gone off
  • Studham - Very weak shaking
  • Milton Keynes - Felt a quick sharp shake, about 1 second long. Shook my desk and room. Felt as if a truck had backed into my house.
  • Leighton Buzzard - Kitchen floor vibrated. Items on shelf jumped. Couple of seconds. Rumbling noise like loaded lorry going over speed hump.
  • Eaton Bray - only about 10 seconds, i thought someone had driven into the house
  • Woburn sands - Moderate shaking
  • Leighton Buzzard - 5 seconds. No damage.
  • Stewkley - Rumbling noise and whole house shook for a about 5 secs
  • Wendover, Buckinghamshire - Felt the whole house shift like it had been shunted by something. Then a light tremor. Lasted about 3 seconds.
  • St albans - Light shaking
  • Leighton Buzzard - Approximately 10 seconds
  • Aylesbury - 2-3 seconds. Items in the house rattling/shaking; no damage done.
  • Leighton Buzzard - about 5 seconds, no damage
  • luton - Sitting down, sofa moved, thought house was being shunted, slight rattling of glasses. About 2 seconds.
  • St. Albans - Lasted approx two seconds, the room shook slightly
  • Dunstable - I was in my upstairs home office. Shaking lasted maybe 3 seconds and was enough to wobble my Lego displays on shelves but not topple them.
  • Stoke Hammond - There were two thuds and then the house shook for about 8 seconds
  • Milton Keynes - Working at desk on 1st floor of house. Whole house shook and desk shook for approx 2 seconds. Also felt downstairs by someone else in the house. Time was 9.46am on 8/9/20
  • Stoke Hammond - Windows rattled felt like something running on the roof
  • Tring - Light shaking
  • Wendover - A quick jolt
  • Aston clinton - 5 seconds shaking, screen monitors wobbling. Felt a shunt and then shaking.
  • Flitwick - Felt the second floor of house vibrating and the desk and a big plant in the room I was in were shaking for about 4 seconds.
  • Northchurch - Just felt it through the floor where I was standing for a second or two. It felt like a huge truck had passed the house.
  • Luton - I was laying in bed and I felt the whole bed shake, we thought the fat kid in the flat below ran into the wall at full speed
  • Leighton Buzzard - I was in the kitchen when I heard a loud rumbling above my head, I didnt know what it was, then all of a sudden the home shook like mad. When it stopped I went outside to see if I still had a roof. All was ok. I was glad my home was still standing and I wasnt underneath it. It frightened the living daylights out of me as I live on my own
  • Husborne Crawley, Bedfordshire - Few seconds
  • Luton - I thought my 14 year old son had jumped on my bed and made a shaking and wobbling noise , got up and looked around to tell him off but when I looked no one was there!!!
  • Leighton Buzzard - 9:46 Two vigorous shakes about a second apart. I thought the wife had fallen out of bed till the second shake. All over in a couple of seconds. No damage that I am aware of at this time.
  • Chalton - Weak shaking
  • Leighton buzzard - Whole building shaking And vibrating and heavy thump, thought a lorry had hit building or had been explosion
  • Flitwick - My gin trolley was shaking for 5 seconds
  • Flitwick - Felt absolutely nothing, but I might have been getting rid of yesterday's curry at the time and so wouldn't have been surprised if the house shook.
  • Woburn village - Very strong shaking
  • Milton Keynes - It sounded like a crack first, on the side of the house. Only later I realised the house shook for 3 seconds, causing this noise.
  • Leighton Buzzard - A great rumble for about 5 seconds with light shaking.
  • Milton keynes - Felt like the house jolted to the side and shaking lasting 5 seconds
  • Milton Keynes - Primarily single big shake of property, desk wobbled significantly but nothing fell off it.
  • Dunstable - 2 seconds. Bed was shaking and I could hear door hinges creeking.
  • Wing - No shaking but very loud noise for a few seconds
  • Leighton Buzzard - Walking along the Grand Union Canal later I noticed a small overflow where it sometimes happens after heavy rain. Except it has been dry. Did we have a mini tsunami?
  • Millton Keynes - Light shaking
  • SOUTH HEATH BUCKS - Sitting reading the newspaper, suddenly felt as if I were being punched in the back several times in quick succession. It lasted no more than 3 seconds. No damage to property.
  • USGS 2 Km Sw Of Pitstone, United Kingdom Sep 08 08:45 3.9 10 MAP
    EMSC South Of Kermadec Islands Sep 08 08:32 3.6 478 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 127 Km Ne Of Hihifo, Tonga Sep 08 08:28 5.4 10 MAP
    GEOFON Tonga Islands Sep 08 08:28 5.4 10 MAP
    EMSC Tonga Sep 08 08:28 5.0 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Atacama, Chile Sep 08 08:13 3.5 31 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Puerto Rico Region Sep 08 07:56 3.0 11 MAP
    USGS 6 Km Sw Of Guánica, Puerto Rico Sep 08 07:56 3.0 11 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 3 Km E Of La Parguera, Puerto Rico Sep 08 07:42 3.2 6 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Sumatra, Indonesia Sep 08 07:41 2.9 36 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Vaimoso - 5 second, tremor-like shaking. No damage to property. Nothing fallen over.
  • USGS 32 Km Nw Of Stanley, Idaho Sep 08 07:26 2.7 8 MAP
    USGS Bodie, Ca Sep 08 07:24 2.9 0 MAP
    EMSC Central California Sep 08 07:24 3.1 4 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON South Shetland Islands Sep 08 06:55 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Coquimbo, Chile Sep 08 06:48 3.4 62 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 13 Km Sw Of Stanley, Idaho Sep 08 06:47 2.7 6 MAP
    EMSC Virgin Islands Region Sep 08 06:35 3.8 37 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Java, Indonesia Sep 08 05:31 3.4 115 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Mindanao, Philippines Sep 08 05:03 3.6 16 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Atacama, Chile Sep 08 04:46 2.9 29 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 191 Km Wsw Of Pariaman, Indonesia Sep 08 04:37 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Southern Sumatra, Indonesia Sep 08 04:37 4.8 10 MAP
    EMSC Near The Coast Of Gujarat, India Sep 08 04:20 3.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Masbate Region, Philippines Sep 08 04:04 3.2 16 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Beaufort Sea Sep 08 03:56 4.2 1 MAP
    USGS 7 Km Ese Of La Parguera, Puerto Rico Sep 08 03:54 2.6 10 MAP
    USGS 3 Km S Of Guánica, Puerto Rico Sep 08 03:38 2.7 14 MAP
    USGS 31 Km Sse Of Mina, Nevada Sep 08 03:33 2.7 13 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 3 Km S Of Guánica, Puerto Rico Sep 08 03:16 2.9 12 MAP
    EMSC Puerto Rico Region Sep 08 03:16 2.9 12 MAP
    EMSC Ryukyu Islands, Japan Sep 08 02:58 5.2 60 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 48 Km Nnw Of Nago, Japan Sep 08 02:58 5.2 59 MAP
    GEOFON Ryukyu Islands, Japan Sep 08 02:58 4.8 62 MAP
    EMSC Puerto Rico Sep 08 02:57 3.0 6 MAP
    USGS 3 Km E Of La Parguera, Puerto Rico Sep 08 02:57 3.0 6 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Antofagasta, Chile Sep 08 02:21 2.9 66 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Offshore Atacama, Chile Sep 08 02:20 3.1 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 56 Km S Of Pelabuhanratu, Indonesia Sep 08 02:06 4.6 57 MAP
    GEOFON Java, Indonesia Sep 08 02:06 4.9 45 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Java, Indonesia Sep 08 02:06 4.6 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Dominican Republic Sep 08 01:57 3.3 4 MAP
    EMSC Dominican Republic Sep 08 01:55 3.4 12 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Offshore Campeche, Mexico Sep 08 01:40 4.3 10 MAP
    EMSC Bay Of Campeche Sep 08 01:40 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 43 Km Ne Of Mohr, Iran Sep 08 01:34 4.4 16 MAP
    GEOFON Southern Iran Sep 08 01:34 4.5 10 MAP
    EMSC Southern Iran Sep 08 01:34 4.4 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Potosi, Bolivia Sep 08 01:21 3.2 154 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Virgin Islands Region Sep 08 01:19 3.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Guam Region Sep 08 00:54 5.4 15 MAP
    EMSC Guam Region Sep 08 00:54 5.4 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Banda Sea Sep 08 00:45 6.1 192 MAP
    EMSC Banda Sea Sep 08 00:45 5.9 180 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 196 Km Sse Of Amahai, Indonesia Sep 08 00:45 5.9 174 MAP
    EMSC Molucca Sea Sep 08 00:20 3.6 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 18 Km Ne Of Kivalina, Alaska Sep 08 00:18 2.8 0 MAP
    USGS 35 Km W Of Murghob, Tajikistan Sep 08 00:17 4.4 162 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Tajikistan Sep 08 00:17 4.4 159 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.
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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.
    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) ?
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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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