Very strong but harmless earthquake in the Kermadec Islands region

UPDATE 15:04 UTC : The initial values of this earthquake have been seriously changed after recalculation. USGS is reporting now a magnitude of 6.6 at a depth of 90.4 km (from an initial 6.4 @ 8.4 km). At earthquake-report we had problems to believe that a shallow earthquake of 6.4 would have been … [Read more...]

Earthquakes list September 5, 2010

M 5.4     2010/09/05 23:48    Depth 523.6 km       SOUTH OF THE FIJI ISLANDS Hypocenter in the mantle of the earth. Nobody will feel it. M 4.9      2010/09/05 20:33     Depth 71.4 km      NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA Moderate relatively deep earthquake very near the following villages : … [Read more...]

Earthquakes list August 30, 2010

M 5.3      2010/08/30 23:25   Depth 38.7 km TONGA Nothing special, but a beautiful satellite view of a bended subduction fault line M 4.9      2010/08/30 19:55   Depth 80 km KERMADEC ISLANDS, NEW ZEALAND In the middle of the South Pacific Ocean M 4.7       2010/08/30 13:40   … [Read more...]