Earthquakes in the world on September 09 , 2020 (M4.5 or more) - Strong earthquake on Kepulauan Talaud, Indonesia

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Strong earthquake hits Kepulauan Talaud, Indonesia
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SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
ER I Felt A (not Listed) Earthquake Sep 09 23:59 4.6 0 MAP I Felt It
  • middletown, new jersey - Lasted about 5 seconds, shook entire house. 100's of reports on Facebook have confirmed the same thing in neighboring towns.
  • Freehold - Lasted about 5-10 seconds
  • Old bridge - Just a few seconds maybe 5
  • Red Bank, NJ - Felt the same thing, happened around 2:01AM (EST)
  • East Brunswick - Woke me and my family up from our sleep at 2:00 am, shaking/vibrations lasted about 7-12 seconds. Heard stuff shaking. No property damage known as of right now.
  • Holmdel - It lasted a few seconds. I felt vibrations under my feet while standing outside and heard what I first thought was a low rumble. No property damage.
  • Sayreville - The house shook and woke me up.
  • Freehold - Weak shaking
  • Manalapan - Moderate shaking
  • Princeton, NJ - Moderate shaking
  • Staten island - Moderate shaking
  • Freehold - Light shaking for maybe 5 seconds. No damage.
  • East Brunswick, nj - Shaking lasted a few seconds, no damage to property, no injuries
  • New Jersey - Lasted 5-10 seconds, sounded like an explosion, whole house was shaking
  • New Brunswick - wasnt that long but thought i was going crazy maybe like 6 seconds max at around 2am
  • Old Bridge - About 8 seconds, felt like an explosion in the building.
  • Keyport - No damage shaking for 2-3 seconds loud noise.
  • Sayreville - I was up at this hour, felt rumbling and house shook...are they digging tunnel underground???
  • Brooklyn - 7 s of shaking
  • Monroe Township - Woke me up. 5-10 seconds. Light shaking and no damage.
  • Manalapan - Light shaking
  • Old Bridge - It was about 8 seconds. I wasn't sure it was an earthquake. It felt like it could be an explosion somewhere in the building. I stepped outside to see if any neighbors felt it, but no one was up.
  • Brooklyn - Lite shaking for 1 sec or so
  • Colts Neck, N - 2am lasted 5-10 seconds, shook whole house, felt by neighbors also. I thought a tree fell on house, woke me out of sound sleep
  • Monroe Township - Shaking lasted about 5 to 7 seconds. Woke us up out of our sleep on the 2nd story of our home. No damage noticed.
  • Freehold Township - Approximately 0200 // 2am
  • Holmdel - Shaking lasted 5-10 seconds, shook the house. No property damage
  • Red Bank - It was a loud rumbling sound for 4-5 seconds. Then could feel they ground shaking slightly back and fourth. Then justify stopped. I was like what was that! Then realized most likely small earthquake somewhere nearby
  • old bridge - The shaking was so strong It woke me up. Seemed like something hit out house 🏠. The sound was loud and lasted few seconds. I was trembling with fear thats how bad it was. My husband went out the house to see if something happened on the road.
  • İstanbul - Hiç zarar yok hafif sarsıntı yarım bir saniye kadar sürdü
  • 08884-1165 - At approximately 2 am, I experienced what sounded like an explosion that made my home shake very much for about 5 seconds.
  • Manalapan NJ - We woke up at 2 am to the bed shaking non stop for up to 10 seconds and things in the room shaking. It finally ended with a loud noise. We were in disbelief how strong the rumbling was. No aftershocks so far.
  • Englishtown - Strong shaking - woke up (2am) to a loud boom/rumbling followed by shaking/swaying of house. Couldn’t find anything on news or internet until this site posted what happened. Thank you for keeping us informed.
  • Englishtown - Is it normal to hear a boom before an earthquake? Felt like electricity came though just before it happened? Developed a headache at the same time, normal?
  • Herbertsville, Brick Twp. NJ - I was up rinsing dishes by an open window; I heard & felt a rumble like thunder but it is clear. I am east of Ft Dix/McGuire AF base & thought it might be a military jet but it felt & sounded more like the artillery/mortar practice I'm used to, but it's too late. I went outside to see if there was a jet. There is no damage. I was here in Aug. 2011 for the quake centered in Virginia; that was more horizontal swaying; I'm on sandy soil by the Manasquan River, opposite Monmouth Co/quake area.
  • Monroe - LOUD BOOM LIKE A BOMB WENT OFF 2AM...
  • ER I Felt A (not Listed) Earthquake Sep 09 23:59 4.6 0 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Samoa Islands Region Sep 09 22:55 5.2 316 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 164 Km S Of Mata-utu, Wallis And Futuna Sep 09 22:55 5.2 310 MAP
    EMSC Samoa Islands Region Sep 09 22:55 5.2 306 MAP
    GEOFON South Shetland Islands Sep 09 20:37 4.8 10 MAP
    EMSC South Shetland Islands Sep 09 20:37 4.7 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS South Shetland Islands Sep 09 20:37 5.0 10 MAP
    USGS 171 Km Ne Of Lospalos, Timor Leste Sep 09 14:28 4.7 138 MAP
    EMSC Kuril Islands Sep 09 14:24 4.8 51 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 112 Km W Of Panguna, Papua New Guinea Sep 09 10:57 5.4 43 MAP
    EMSC Bougainville Region, P.n.g. Sep 09 10:57 5.4 48 MAP
    GEOFON Solomon Islands Sep 09 10:57 5.4 28 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Kepulauan Talaud, Indonesia Sep 09 08:04 4.6 51 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Kepulauan Talaud, Indonesia Sep 09 07:18 5.6 38 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS 197 Km Se Of Sarangani, Philippines Sep 09 07:18 5.8 18 MAP
    GEOFON Talaud Islands, Indonesia Sep 09 07:18 5.8 35 MAP
    EMSC Panama-costa Rica Border Region Sep 09 04:31 4.7 3 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Kepulauan Talaud, Indonesia Sep 09 03:41 5.5 51 MAP
    USGS 197 Km Se Of Sarangani, Philippines Sep 09 03:41 5.4 35 MAP
    GEOFON Talaud Islands, Indonesia Sep 09 03:41 5.4 44 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Kepulauan Sangihe, Indonesia Sep 09 01:32 4.6 191 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Brooklyn - Very weak shaking

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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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