Very strong (deep) earthquake below Sumatra, Indonesia - 3 people killed, people injured + 1000's of houses and buildings damaged (in various degrees)

Earthquake overview : The very strong Singkil, Aceh earthquake at intermediate depth happened below land on Sumatra, Indonesia. 3 people have been killed (1 direct and 2 indirect impact), numerous houses collapsed, much more were damaged and widespread panic in very big cities like Medan. We need … [Read more...]

Earthquakes list April 6, 2011

Please read also our (today) updated in-depth articles on Nepal-India, Myanmar and Japan M 4.6      2011/04/06 19:17    Depth 15.0 km     IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION local time 23:17 Dangerous shallow earthquake near Emam Hasan, Nasrabad, Darvan and SarPol-e-Zahab 18 km SW Sar-e-pol-e-zohab (pop … [Read more...]

Earthquakes list September 3, 2010

M 5.0      2010/09/03 22:12   Depth 93.8 km     SAN JUAN, ARGENTINA Deep quake quite close to San Martin and San Juan, but because of the depth not damaging M 5.3      2010/09/03 21:15   Depth 66.4 km     HOKKAIDO, JAPAN REGION Moderate earthquake near the coast of Kushiro M 4.8 … [Read more...]

Indonesia “ Magnitude 5.6 strikes the Sumatra coast

Earthquake Report comment : A rather deep but heavy earthquake struck Sumatra. The closest villages rae Lais, Pondok, Kelapa and Kerkap. 590,000 people live in a radius of 50 km around the epicenter Maximum calculated shaking will be moderate Most important Earthquake Data: Magnitude : Mb … [Read more...]

Indonesia - Magnitude 5.9 earthquake @ Simeulue - Updates and Seismogram

Earthquake Report comment : No general Tsunami risk (local smaller tsunamis are always possible). GDACS issued a GREEN earthquake report (see details below) NO people live in an area of 25 km around the epicenter. 27,800 people live in an area of 50 km around the epicenter. 110,000 people live in an … [Read more...]