Significant Earthquakes of the World

2011

                                                                                                            March 16, 2012

                                          SIGNIFICANT EARTHQUAKES OF THE WORLD, 2011


Earthquakes of magnitude 6.5 or greater or ones that caused fatalities, injuries or substantial damage.
   BRK--Berkeley.  PAS--Pasadena.  


 DATE  ORIGIN TIME      GEOGRAPHIC       DEPTH  MAG   SD  NO.           REGION, ADDITIONAL MAGNITUDES AND COMMENTS
 UTC       UTC         COORDINATES                        STA
        HR MN SEC     LAT       LONG                      USED

JAN 01  09 56 58.1  26.803 S   63.136 W  577 D  7.0  0.9  607  SANTIAGO DEL ESTERO, ARGENTINA. MW 7.0 (WCMT), 7.0 (UCMT), 7.0    
                                                                (GCMT). mb 6.8 (GS). MD 7.0 (SJA). Mo 3.9*10**19 Nm (WCMT), 
                                                                4.3*10**19 Nm (UCMT), 4.4*10**19 Nm (GCMT). Felt (V) at Santiago 
                                                                del Estero and (III) in Cordoba, Corrientes and La Rioja. Also 
                                                                felt at Rosario and San Juan. Felt (III) at Campinas, Brazil. 
                                                                Also felt at Brasilia, Londrina, Marilia, Nova Friburgo, Rio 
                                                                Negro and Sao Paulo. Felt (III) at Mejillones and Pozo Almonte; 
                                                                (II) at Antofagasta, Arica, Coquimbo, Huara, La Serena and Vina 
                                                                del Mar, Chile. Also felt at Calama, Chillan, Quilpue and 
                                                                Valparaiso.

JAN 02  20 20 17.7  38.355 S   73.326 W   24 G  7.2  1.1  397  ARAUCANIA, CHILE. MW 7.2 (WCMT), 7.1 (UCMT), 7.0 (GS), 7.1    
                                                                (GCMT). mb 6.6 (GS). MS 7.1 (GS). ME 7.4 (GS). ML 6.9 (GUC). Mo 
                                                                7.8*10**19 Nm (WCMT), 5.3*10**19 Nm (UCMT), 3.8*10**19 Nm (GS), 
                                                                5.6*10**19 Nm (GCMT), 6.3*10**19 Nm (PPT). Es 3.0*10**15 Nm 
                                                                (GS). Felt (VII) at Nueva Imperial; (VI) at Curanilahue, Lebu 
                                                                and Tirua; (V) at Angol, Canete, Chiguayante, Coelemu, 
                                                                Concepcion, Hualqi, La Laja, Los Alamos, Los Angeles, San Pedro 
                                                                de la Paz, San Rosendo, Talcahuano and Temuco. Felt throughout 
                                                                central Chile from Santiago to Isla Chiloe. Felt (III) at San 
                                                                Carlos de Bariloche and Neuquen and (II) at Cutral Co, Argentina.

JAN 09  10 03 44.2  19.157 S  168.311 E   24 G  6.5  1.0  408  VANUATU. MW 6.5 (WCMT), 6.6 (UCMT), 6.5 (GCMT). mb 6.1 (GS). MS    
                                                                6.4 (GS). ME 6.4 (GS). Mo 7.2*10**18 Nm (WCMT), 1.0*10**19 Nm 
                                                                (UCMT), 6.7*10**18 Nm (GCMT), 1.3*10**19 Nm (PPT). Es 1.0*10**14 
                                                                Nm (GS). Felt (III) at Port-Vila. Also felt at Isangel. Felt at 
                                                                Noumea, New Caledonia.

JAN 13  16 16 41.5  20.628 S  168.471 E    9 G  7.0  1.0  578  LOYALTY ISLANDS. MW 7.0 (WCMT), 7.0 (UCMT), 6.9 (GCMT). mb 6.6    
                                                                (GS). MS 7.1 (GS). ME 7.2 (GS). Mo 3.7*10**19 Nm (WCMT), 
                                                                3.9*10**19 Nm (UCMT), 2.7*10**19 Nm (GCMT), 5.3*10**19 Nm (PPT). 
                                                                Es 1.5*10**15 Nm (GS). Felt (II) at Noumea, New Caledonia. Also 
                                                                felt at Bouloupari.

JAN 18  20 23 23.4  28.777 N   63.951 E   68 G  7.2  1.3  372  SOUTHWESTERN PAKISTAN. MW 7.2 (WCMT), 7.1 (GS), 7.2 (GCMT). mb    
                                                                6.7 (GS). ME 7.9 (GS). Mo 7.4*10**19 Nm (WCMT), 5.3*10**19 Nm 
                                                                (GS), 8.6*10**19 Nm (GCMT). Es 1.4*10**16 Nm (GS). One person 
                                                                killed at Garhi Khairo and two people died from heart attacks, 
                                                                one each at Jacobabad and Quetta. Several people injured and at 
                                                                least 200 buildings damaged (V) in Balochistan, expecially in 
                                                                the Dalbandin area. Damage also occurred in Sindh and in 
                                                                southern Punjab. Felt (IV) at Bahawalpur, Karachi and Quetta; 
                                                                (III) at Hyderabad, Islamabad, Khairpur and Lahore. Slight 
                                                                damage occurred in parts of western India. Felt (IV) at 
                                                                Ghaziabad, Gurgaon, New Delhi and Pilani; (III) at Amritsar, 
                                                                Chandigarh, Delhi, Jaipur and Noida. Felt (IV) at Chenaran and 
                                                                (III) at Bandar `Abbas and Zahedan, Iran. Also felt (IV) at Ra's 
                                                                al Khaymah and (III) at Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai and Sharjah, 
                                                                United Arab Emirates. Felt (III) at Kabul and Kandahar, 
                                                                Afghanistan, at Manama, Bahrain and at Muscat, Oman. Felt (II) 
                                                                at Doha, Qatar and at Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Felt in 11 countries 
                                                                of southern Asia from Ashgabat, Turkmenistan and Samarqand, 
                                                                Uzbekistan to Bangalore, India and from Haridwar, India to 
                                                                Buraydah, Saudi Arabia.

FEB 01  07 11 26.0  24.693 N   97.943 E   31    4.8  1.0   75  MYANMAR-CHINA BORDER REGION. mb 4.8 (GS). At least 1 person    
                                                                injured at Pingyuan and at least 700 houses damaged or destroyed 
                                                                and 80,000 people displaced in the Yingjiang area, China.

FEB 04  13 53 46.2  24.618 N   94.680 E   85 G  6.2  1.0  555  MYANMAR-INDIA BORDER REGION. MW 6.2 (WCMT), 6.2 (GS), 6.3 (GCMT).    
                                                                mb 6.4 (GS). Mo 2.4*10**18 Nm (WCMT), 2.2*10**18 Nm (GS), 
                                                                3.2*10**18 Nm (GCMT). One person killed and several buildings 
                                                                and bridges damaged in the Monywa area, Myanmar. Felt strongly 
                                                                in the Maungdaw area. Also felt at Mandalay and Taunggyi. Slight 
                                                                damage occurred in Assam, Manipur and Nagaland, India. Felt (V) 
                                                                at Manipur and Shillong; (IV) at Agartala, Guwahati and Tezpur; 
                                                                (III) at Aizawl and Shiliguri; (II) at Calcutta. Felt throughout 
                                                                northeastern India. Felt (V) at Sylhet and (IV) at Chittagong 
                                                                and Dhaka, Bangladesh. Felt in much of Bangladesh. Also felt in 
                                                                Bhutan.

FEB 10  14 39 27.7   4.195 N  122.974 E  523 D  6.5  1.1  488  CELEBES SEA. MW 6.5 (WCMT), 6.5 (GS), 6.5 (GCMT). mb 6.1 (GS). Mo    
                                                                6.7*10**18 Nm (WCMT), 8.4*10**18 Nm (GS), 7.6*10**18 Nm (GCMT). 
                                                                Felt (III) at Labuha and on Pulau Ternate, Indonesia. Felt (III 
                                                                PIVS) at Davao and (II PIVS) at General Santos and Kidapawan, 
                                                                Philippines. Also felt at Panabo.

FEB 10  14 41 58.8   4.077 N  123.039 E  525 D  6.6  1.4  262  CELEBES SEA. MW 6.6 (GS), 6.5 (GCMT). mb 6.3 (GS). Mo 8.8*10**18    
                                                                Nm (GS), 7.5*10**18 Nm (GCMT). Felt at Manado and on Pulau 
                                                                Ternate, Indonesia. Felt (III) at Davao, Philippines. Also felt 
                                                                at Dadiangas and Panabo.

FEB 11  20 05 30.7  36.474 S   73.125 W   28    6.9  1.2  366  OFFSHORE BIO-BIO, CHILE. MW 6.9 (WCMT), 6.8 (GS), 6.8 (GCMT). mb    
                                                                6.0 (GS). ME 7.2 (GS). ML 6.9 (GUC). Mo 3.2*10**19 Nm (WCMT), 
                                                                1.7*10**19 Nm (GS), 1.9*10**19 Nm (GCMT), 2.0*10**19 Nm (PPT). 
                                                                Es 1.4*10**15 Nm (GS). Power outages occurred at Constitucion, 
                                                                Curanipe and Pelluhue. A local tsunami with a wave height of 0.3 
                                                                meters observed at Talcahuano. Felt (VI) at Arauco, Cauquenes, 
                                                                Chanco, Colbun, Concepcion, Constitucion, Curico, Empedrado, La 
                                                                Laja, Linares, Longavi, Molina, Pelluhue, Retiro, Romeral, San 
                                                                Clemente, San Javier, Talca, Talcahuano and Yerbas Buenas; (V) 
                                                                at Angol, Chepica, Chillan, Iloca, Los Sauces, Melipeuco, 
                                                                Paredones, Parral, Rancagua, Renaico, Rio Claro, Santa Cruz and 
                                                                Yumbel; (IV) at Los Angeles, San Vicente and Vina del Mar; (III) 
                                                                at Santiago and Temuco. Felt in much of central Chile from La 
                                                                Ligua to Valdivia. Felt (II) at Buenos Aires, Argentina. Also 
                                                                felt at Cutral Co, Mendoza, Neuquen, San Carlos de Bariloche and 
                                                                San Juan.

FEB 14  03 40 09.9  35.380 S   72.834 W   21 G  6.7  1.0  358  OFFSHORE MAULE, CHILE. MW 6.7 (WCMT), 6.6 (UCMT), 6.5 (GS), 6.6    
                                                                (GCMT). mb 5.9 (GS). MS 6.6 (GS). ME 6.9 (GS). ML 6.2 (GUC). Mo 
                                                                1.5*10**19 Nm (WCMT), 8.8*10**18 Nm (UCMT), 7.0*10**18 Nm (GS), 
                                                                1.1*10**19 Nm (GCMT), 1.3*10**19 Nm (PPT). Es 4.4*10**14 Nm 
                                                                (GS). Felt (V) at Cauquenes, Chillan, Cobquecura, Concepcion, 
                                                                Longavi, Parral, Penco, Retiro, Talcahuano and Tome; (IV) at 
                                                                Chanco, Constitucion, Romeral and San Pedro de la Paz; (II) as 
                                                                far as Quillota and Valdivia. Felt in much of central Chile. 
                                                                Also felt at Mendoza, Argentina.

FEB 21  10 57 52.4  26.142 S  178.394 E  558    6.5  0.9  610  SOUTH OF THE FIJI ISLANDS. MW 6.5 (WCMT), 6.6 (GS), 6.5 (GCMT).    
                                                                mb 6.3 (GS). Mo 6.9*10**18 Nm (WCMT), 1.0*10**19 Nm (GS), 
                                                                7.8*10**18 Nm (GCMT).

FEB 21  23 51 42.3& 43.583 S  172.680 E    6    6.1       323  SOUTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND. <WEL>. MW 6.1 (WCMT), 6.1 (UCMT),    
                                                                6.1 (GCMT). mb 6.1 (GS). MS 6.3 (GS). ME 6.7 (GS). ML 6.3 (WEL). 
                                                                Mo 2.0*10**18 Nm (WCMT), 1.9*10**18 Nm (UCMT), 1.9*10**18 Nm 
                                                                (GCMT). Es 2.6*10**14 Nm (GS). At least 181 people killed, 1,500 
                                                                injured and about 100,000 buildings destroyed or damaged (VIII) 
                                                                in the Christchurch-Lyttleton area. Landslides and liquefaction 
                                                                occurred in the area. Felt in much of Canterbury and as far as 
                                                                Invercargill and Palmerston North.

MAR 06  14 32 36.0  56.422 S   27.063 W   88 D  6.5  1.0  407  SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION. MW 6.5 (WCMT), 6.5 (UCMT), 6.5    
                                                                (GS), 6.5 (GCMT). mb 6.6 (GS). Mo 8.4*10**18 Nm (WCMT), 
                                                                8.2*10**18 Nm (UCMT), 6.8*10**18 Nm (GS), 8.1*10**18 Nm (GCMT), 
                                                                1.0*10**19 Nm (PPT).

MAR 09  02 45 20.3  38.435 N  142.842 E   32 G  7.3  1.0  550  NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN. MW 7.3 (WCMT), 7.5 (GCMT).    
                                                                mb 6.4 (GS). MS 7.3 (GS). ME 7.2 (GS). Mo 9.9*10**19 Nm (WCMT), 
                                                                2.1*10**20 Nm (GCMT), 9.4*10**19 Nm (PPT). Es 1.3*10**15 Nm 
                                                                (GS). Felt (IV) at Misawa, Sendai and Utsunomiya; (III) at 
                                                                Tokyo, Tsukuba, Yokohama and Yokosuka; (II) at Narita and 
                                                                Sagamihara. Felt throughout central and northern Honshu and 
                                                                southern Hokkaido. Recorded (5L JMA) in Miyagi.

MAR 10  04 58 16.0  24.719 N   97.969 E   26    5.5  0.9  185  MYANMAR-CHINA BORDER REGION. MW 5.5 (GCMT). mb 5.4 (GS). MS 5.3    
                                                                (GS). ML 5.4 (BJI). Mo 2.0*10**17 Nm (GCMT). Twenty-five people 
                                                                killed, 250 injured, 1,039 homes destroyed, 12,528 buildings 
                                                                damaged, several roads damaged and electricity and 
                                                                telecommunications disrupted in the Pingyuan area, China. Felt 
                                                                at Dali. Also felt at Khonsa, India.

MAR 10  17 08 36.8   6.873 S  116.720 E  511    6.5  1.0  492  BALI SEA. MW 6.5 (WCMT), 6.6 (GCMT). mb 6.2 (GS). Mo 8.3*10**18    
                                                                Nm (WCMT), 8.9*10**18 Nm (GCMT). Felt (IV) at Denpasar and (III) 
                                                                at Kuta, Tabanan and Ubud, Bali. Also felt at Karangasem and 
                                                                Singaraja. Felt (III) at Mataram, Lombok. Felt at Blitar, Jember 
                                                                and Sidoarjo, Java.

MAR 11  05 46 24.1  38.297 N  142.373 E   29 G  9.0  1.2  541  NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN. MW 9.0 (WCMT), 9.0 (UCMT),    
                                                                9.1 (GCMT). mb 7.2 (GS). MS 8.3 (GS). ME 8.9 (GS). Mo 3.9*10**22 
                                                                Nm (WCMT), 4.5*10**22 Nm (UCMT), 5.3*10**22 Nm (GCMT), 
                                                                3.0*10**22 Nm (PPT). Es 5.1*10**17 Nm (GS). At least 15,550 
                                                                people killed, 5,344 missing, 5,314 injured, 130,927 displaced 
                                                                and at least 332,395 buildings, 2,126 roads, 56 bridges and 26 
                                                                railways destroyed or damaged by the earthquake and tsunami 
                                                                along the entire east coast of Honshu from Chiba to Aomori. The 
                                                                majority of casualties and damage occurred in Iwate, Miyagi and 
                                                                Fukushima from a Pacific-wide tsunami with a maximum runup 
                                                                height of 37.88 m at Miyako. The total economic loss in Japan 
                                                                was estimated at 309 billion US dollars. Electricity, gas and 
                                                                water supplies, telecommunications and railway service disrupted 
                                                                and several reactors severely damaged at a nuclear power plant 
                                                                near Okuma. Several fires occurred in Chiba and Miyagi. At least 
                                                                1,800 houses destroyed when a dam failed in Fukushima. Maximum 
                                                                acceleration of 2.93 g recorded at Tsukidate. Horizontal 
                                                                displacement and subsidence observed. Landslides occurred in 
                                                                Miyagi. Liquefaction observed at Chiba, Odaiba, Tokyo and 
                                                                Urayasu. The tsunami destroyed or severely damaged many coastal 
                                                                towns in the Kuji-Minamisanriku-Nami area. One person killed and 
                                                                several houses destroyed at Jayapura, Indonesia by a tsunami 
                                                                with a wave height of 2 m. One person killed south of Crescent 
                                                                City, California and several boats and docks destroyed or 
                                                                damaged at Crescent City by a tsunami with a recorded wave 
                                                                height of 247 cm. Several houses, boats and docks destroyed or 
                                                                damaged at Santa Cruz, California; Brookings, Oregon; Hale`iwa, 
                                                                Kailua Kona and Kealakekua, Hawaii. Some buildings damaged 
                                                                slightly in the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador by a tsunami with a 
                                                                recorded wave height of 208 cm at Santa Cruz. Several houses 
                                                                destroyed at Pisco, Peru. Several buildings destroyed at Dichato 
                                                                and several boats damaged at Puerto Viejo and on Isla Chiloe, 
                                                                Chile. Felt (VIII) at Fukushima, (VII) at Agui, Hiratsuka, 
                                                                Kiryu, Komae, Oyama, Sendai and Tsukuba and (VI) in much of 
                                                                eastern Honshu, including the Tokyo-Yokohama area, Japan. Felt 
                                                                from Hokkaido to Kyushu. Recorded (7 JMA) in Miyagi. Felt in 
                                                                Northern Mariana Islands, North Korea, South Korea, Taiwan, 
                                                                northeastern China and southeastern Russia as far as Kaohsiung, 
                                                                Beijing and Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy. Seiches observed at 
                                                                Leikanger, Norway. Water fluctuations observed in a well in 
                                                                Newfoundland, Canada. The tsunami had maximum runup heights of 
                                                                29.6 m at Ofunato, 18.4 m at Onagawa and 9.4 m at Iwaki. Wave 
                                                                heights in centimeters (above sea level) were recorded at the 
                                                                following selected tide gauges: 250 at Arica, Chile; 282 at 
                                                                Hanasaki and 157 at Omaezaki, Japan; 163 at Manzanillo, Mexico; 
                                                                156 on Midway Island; 97 on Chatham Island, New Zealand; 109 at 
                                                                Manus, Papua New Guinea; 173 at Callao, Peru; 250 at Kahului, 
                                                                Hawaii, USA; 202 at Port Orford, Oregon; 157 at Shemya, Alaska.

MAR 11  06 08 29.6  38.969 N  143.370 E    3 *  6.7  1.1  122  OFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN. mb 6.7 (GS).   

MAR 11  06 15 40.2  36.281 N  141.111 E   43    7.9  1.4  163  NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN. MW 7.9 (UCMT), 7.9 (GCMT).    
                                                                mb 6.8 (GS). Mo 7.8*10**20 Nm (UCMT), 8.5*10**20 Nm (GCMT). Felt 
                                                                (V) at Tokyo and (IV) at Misawa and Yokosuka. Also felt at 
                                                                Ayase, Fussa, Hamamatsu, Hamura, Nagoya-shi, Nisshin, Oizumi, 
                                                                Osaka, Sodegaura, Tachikawa, Tokorozawa and Yokohama. Recorded 
                                                                (6L JMA) in Ibaraki.

MAR 11  06 18 49.5  36.023 N  142.269 E   16 *  6.6  0.9   57  OFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN. mb 6.6 (GS).   

MAR 11  06 20 04.1  36.004 N  142.067 E   49    6.5  0.9   43  OFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN. mb 6.5 (GS).   

MAR 11  06 25 50.3  38.058 N  144.590 E   19    7.7  0.9  507  OFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN. MW 7.7 (UCMT), 7.6 (GCMT).    
                                                                mb 7.1 (GS). Mo 4.4*10**20 Nm (UCMT), 3.1*10**20 Nm (GCMT). Felt 
                                                                at Abiko, Akishima, Atsugi, Chiba, Chofu, Fussa, Kawasaki, 
                                                                Misawa, Mizuho, Nara, Narita, Osaka, Tokyo, Ueno, Yokosuka and 
                                                                Zama. Also felt at Sapporo, Hokkaido. Recorded (4 JMA) in Akita, 
                                                                Aomori, Fukushima, Ibaraki, Iwate, Miyagi, Saitama and Yamagata. 
                                                                Also recorded (4 JMA) in southeastern Hokkaido.

MAR 11  08 19 24.3  36.166 N  141.562 E    7    6.5  0.9  369  NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN. mb 6.5 (GS). Felt at    
                                                                Yokosuka. Recorded (4 JMA) in Chiba, Fukushima, Ibaraki, Saitama 
                                                                and Tochigi.

MAR 11  11 36 40.9  39.241 N  142.463 E   26    6.6  1.1  668  NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN. mb 6.5 (GS). MS 6.6 (GS).    
                                                                Felt at Kashiwa, Misawa, Tokyo, Urayasu and Yokohama. Recorded 
                                                                (5L JMA) in Iwate.

MAR 12  01 47 15.4  37.594 N  142.648 E   20 G  6.5  0.9  472  OFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN. MW 6.5 (WCMT), 6.5 (GS), 6.5    
                                                                (GCMT). mb 6.2 (GS). MS 6.4 (GS). Mo 6.3*10**18 Nm (WCMT), 
                                                                6.2*10**18 Nm (GS), 7.7*10**18 Nm (GCMT). Recorded (3 JMA) in 
                                                                Fukushima, Ibaraki, Iwate, Miyagi, Nagano and Yamagata.

MAR 24  13 55 12.0  20.687 N   99.822 E    8 G  6.9  1.1  335  MYANMAR. MW 6.9 (WCMT), 6.8 (UCMT), 6.7 (GS), 6.8 (GCMT). mb 6.3    
                                                                (GS). MS 7.1 (GS). ME 7.3 (GS). ML 7.2 (BJI). Mo 2.5*10**19 Nm 
                                                                (WCMT), 2.1*10**19 Nm (UCMT), 1.3*10**19 Nm (GS), 2.3*10**19 Nm 
                                                                (GCMT), 2.9*10**19 Nm (PPT). Es 2.2*10**15 Nm (GS). At least 74 
                                                                people killed, 111 injured, 413 buildings damaged and one bridge 
                                                                collapsed in Shan. Landslides occurred in the area. Felt (VI) at 
                                                                Kengtung and (II) at Rangoon. Also felt at Mandalay and 
                                                                Taunggyi. One person killed in northern Thailand. Felt (VI) at 
                                                                Mae Sai; (IV) at Amnat Charoen, Chiang Rai, Lamphun, Mae Chan, 
                                                                Mae Rim, Nan, Nonthaburi, Phayao and Pong; (III) at Bangkok, 
                                                                Chiang Mai, Hang Dong, Lampang, Mae Hong Son, San Kamphaeng, San 
                                                                Pa Tong and San Sai. Twelve people injured, 9,496 people 
                                                                displaced and 9,691 houses, 136 reservoirs and 35 roads damaged 
                                                                in Yunnan, China. Felt (IV) at Jinghong, (III) at Nanning and 
                                                                (II) at Kunming. Felt (IV) at Louang Namtha and (II) at 
                                                                Louangphabang and Vientiane, Laos. Felt (III) at Hanoi, Vietnam. 
                                                                Also felt at Ho Chi Minh City. Felt widely in Laos, Myanmar, 
                                                                Thailand, Vietnam and southern China. Also felt at Phnom Penh, 
                                                                Cambodia and in Singapore. Felt at Dhaka, Bangladesh and Aizawl, 
                                                                India.

APR 03  20 06 40.3   9.848 S  107.693 E   14 G  6.7  1.1  270  SOUTH OF JAVA, INDONESIA. MW 6.7 (WCMT), 6.8 (UCMT), 6.7 (GCMT).    
                                                                mb 6.4 (GS). MS 6.3 (GS). ME 7.0 (GS). Mo 1.4*10**19 Nm (WCMT), 
                                                                2.0*10**19 Nm (UCMT), 1.5*10**19 Nm (GCMT). Es 6.6*10**14 Nm 
                                                                (GS). Felt (V) at Tasikmalaya and Wonosobo; (IV) at Cilacap and 
                                                                Pangandaran; (III) at Bandung, Bogor and Sleman; (II) at 
                                                                Cisarua, Jakarta, Karangkates, Purworejo and Yogyakarta. Felt 
                                                                (II) at Denpasar, Kuta and Ubud, Bali. Felt in much of Bali and 
                                                                Java. Also felt in Singapore.

APR 07  13 11 22.4& 17.208 N   94.338 W  166    6.6       518  VERACRUZ, MEXICO. <UNM>. MW 6.6 (WCMT), 6.6 (GS), 6.7 (GCMT). mb    
                                                                6.1 (GS). MD 6.7 (UNM). Mo 1.1*10**19 Nm (WCMT), 1.1*10**19 Nm 
                                                                (GS), 1.3*10**19 Nm (GCMT), 1.9*10**19 Nm (PPT). Felt (V) at 
                                                                Cordoba and Tuxtla Gutierrez; (IV) at Coatzacoalcos, Huatulco, 
                                                                Jalapa, Minatitlan and Tehuacan; (III) at Coatepec, Oaxaca, 
                                                                Puebla, Puerto Escondido, San Cristobal de Las Casas and 
                                                                Villahermosa; (II) at Boca del Rio, Cuernavaca and Mexico. Felt 
                                                                (II) at Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala and Quetzaltenango, 
                                                                Guatemala. Felt widely in southern Mexico and in western 
                                                                Guatemala.

APR 07  14 32 43.2  38.276 N  141.588 E   42 G  7.1  0.9  446  NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN. MW 7.1 (WCMT), 7.1 (UCMT),    
                                                                7.1 (GS), 7.1 (GCMT). mb 6.9 (GS). MS 7.0 (GS). ME 7.3 (GS). Mo 
                                                                5.6*10**19 Nm (WCMT), 6.1*10**19 Nm (UCMT), 5.5*10**19 Nm (GS), 
                                                                5.9*10**19 Nm (GCMT), 5.9*10**19 Nm (PPT). Es 2.0*10**15 Nm 
                                                                (GS). Two people killed, 132 injured and several roads damaged 
                                                                in the Ishinomaki-Onagawa area. One person died in Yamagata when 
                                                                a power outage interrupted oxygen supply. Felt (VII) at Sendai, 
                                                                (V) at Misawa and (IV) in the Tokyo-Yokohama area. Felt (V) at 
                                                                Sapporo, Hokkaido. Felt widely in central and northern Honshu 
                                                                and in southern Hokkaido. Recorded (6U JMA) in Miyagi.

APR 11  08 16 12.7  37.001 N  140.401 E   11 G  6.6  0.8  586  EASTERN HONSHU, JAPAN. MW 6.6 (WCMT), 6.6 (UCMT), 6.6 (GCMT). mb    
                                                                6.4 (GS). MS 6.5 (GS). ME 6.8 (GS). Mo 9.0*10**18 Nm (WCMT), 
                                                                1.0*10**19 Nm (UCMT), 1.0*10**19 Nm (GCMT). Es 3.0*10**14 Nm 
                                                                (GS). Six people killed by landslides at Iwaki and one person 
                                                                killed in Ibaraki. Felt (V) at Misawa and (IV) at Akiruno, 
                                                                Tokyo, Yokohama, Yokosuka and Zama. Felt in much of central and 
                                                                northern Honshu. Recorded (6L JMA) in Fukushima and Ibaraki.

APR 18  13 03 02.7  34.336 S  179.874 E   86 G  6.6  1.1  467  SOUTH OF THE KERMADEC ISLANDS. MW 6.6 (WCMT), 6.6 (GS), 6.5    
                                                                (GCMT). mb 6.2 (GS). ME 6.6 (GS). Mo 8.9*10**18 Nm (WCMT), 
                                                                9.5*10**18 Nm (GS), 7.8*10**18 Nm (GCMT), 9.6*10**18 Nm (PPT). 
                                                                Es 1.7*10**14 Nm (GS). Felt (II) at Christchurch, Lower Hutt and 
                                                                Wellington, New Zealand. Felt in many parts of the North Island 
                                                                and in a few places on the South Island.

APR 23  04 16 54.7  10.375 S  161.200 E   79 G  6.8  1.0  445  SOLOMON ISLANDS. MW 6.8 (WCMT), 6.8 (UCMT), 6.8 (GS), 6.8 (GCMT).    
                                                                mb 6.7 (GS). ME 7.4 (GS). Mo 1.9*10**19 Nm (WCMT), 2.1*10**19 Nm 
                                                                (UCMT), 1.8*10**19 Nm (GS), 2.1*10**19 Nm (GCMT), 1.1*10**19 Nm 
                                                                (PPT). Es 2.6*10**15 Nm (GS). Felt (V) at Honiara. Also felt at 
                                                                Tulagi.

MAY 10  08 55 08.9  20.244 S  168.226 E   11 G  6.8  1.1  519  LOYALTY ISLANDS. MW 6.8 (WCMT), 6.9 (UCMT), 6.7 (GS), 6.8 (GCMT).    
                                                                mb 6.4 (GS). MS 6.8 (GS). ME 6.8 (GS). Mo 2.0*10**19 Nm (WCMT), 
                                                                2.4*10**19 Nm (UCMT), 1.2*10**19 Nm (GS), 1.7*10**19 Nm (GCMT), 
                                                                3.9*10**19 Nm (PPT). Es 3.0*10**14 Nm (GS). Felt at Tadine and 
                                                                We. Felt (II) at Dumbea and Noumea, New Caledonia. Also felt at 
                                                                Bourail, Mont-Dore and Yate. Felt (II) at Port-Vila, Vanuatu. 
                                                                Also felt at Isangel.

MAY 11  16 47 25.7& 37.699 N    1.672 W    1    5.1       397  SPAIN. <MDD>. MW 5.1 (GCMT), 5.1 (RMT), 5.1 (MDD). mb 5.3 (GS).    
                                                                ML 5.6 (LDG). Mo 5.4*10**16 Nm (GCMT), 5.1*10**16 Nm (RMT). At 
                                                                least ten people killed and dozens injured in the Lorca area. 
                                                                Felt (VI) at Lorca, (V) at Alhama de Murcia and (IV) at Huercal-
                                                                Overa, Mazarron, Murcia, Lumbreras and Totana. Felt in much of 
                                                                southeastern Spain and in the Madrid area.

MAY 15  18 37 10.3   6.126 S  154.408 E   40 G  6.5  1.3  254  BOUGAINVILLE REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA. MW 6.5 (GS), 6.5 (UCMT),    
                                                                6.4 (GCMT), 6.4 (WCMT). MS 6.2 (GS). ME 6.4 (GS). Mo 7.2*10**18 
                                                                Nm (UCMT), 6.6*10**18 Nm (GS), 5.9*10**18 Nm (GCMT), 5.5*10**18 
                                                                Nm (WCMT), 1.1*10**19 Nm (PPT). Es 9.7*10**13 Nm (GS).

JUN 08  01 53 26.0  43.015 N   88.247 E   21    5.3  0.8  301  NORTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA. mb 5.3 (GS). At least eight people    
                                                                injured, 50 homes damaged and landslides occurred in the 
                                                                Dabancheng area. Felt (III) at Urumqi. Also felt at Korla.

JUN 13  02 20 49.3& 43.564 S  172.743 E    6    5.9       280  SOUTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND. <WEL>. MW 5.9 (WCMT), 5.9 (GS), 6.0    
                                                                (GCMT), 5.9 (RMT). mb 6.0 (GS). MS 6.0 (GS). ME 6.7 (GS). ML 6.3 
                                                                (WEL). Mo 9.2*10**17 Nm (WCMT), 8.2*10**17 Nm (GS), 1.1*10**18 
                                                                Nm (GCMT), 9.6*10**17 Nm (RMT). Es 2.7*10**14 Nm (GS). Forty-
                                                                five people injured, 100 previously-damaged buildings destroyed, 
                                                                many roads damaged, one bridge destroyed, utilities disrupted, 
                                                                widespread liquefaction and landslides observed (VII) in the 
                                                                Christchurch area. Seaport damaged at Lyttelton. Total damage in 
                                                                Canterbury estimated at 3 to 5 billion U.S. dollars. Felt (IV) 
                                                                at Westport and (III) at Dunedin. Felt in much of Canterbury and 
                                                                as far as Invercargill and Wellington.

JUN 20  10 16 55.2  25.075 N   98.721 E   39    5.3  0.9  203  MYANMAR-CHINA BORDER REGION. mb 5.3 (GS). Four people injured and    
                                                                moderate damage at Baoshan, China.

JUN 22  21 50 52.3  39.955 N  142.205 E   33 G  6.7  0.9  592  NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN. MW 6.7 (WCMT), 6.7 (UCMT),    
                                                                6.6 (GS), 6.7 (GCMT). mb 6.1 (GS). MS 6.7 (GS). ME 6.9 (GS). Mo 
                                                                1.5*10**19 Nm (WCMT), 1.6*10**19 Nm (UCMT), 1.0*10**19 Nm (GS), 
                                                                1.5*10**19 Nm (GCMT), 1.9*10**19 Nm (PPT). Es 4.5*10**14 Nm 
                                                                (GS). Felt (V) at Misawa and (II) at Morioka. Also felt at 
                                                                Ichinoseki, Kawasaki, Kizukuri, Narita, Ota, Sendai, Tokyo and 
                                                                Yokohama. Felt (II) at Sapporo, Hokkaido. Also felt at Obihiro. 
                                                                Recorded (5L JMA) in Aomori and Iwate, Honshu.

JUN 24  03 09 39.4  52.050 N  171.836 W   52 G  7.3  1.0  791  FOX ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS, ALASKA. MW 7.3 (WCMT), 7.3 (UCMT),    
                                                                7.3 (GCMT). mb 6.9 (GS). ME 7.9 (GS). ML 6.7 (AEIC). Mo 
                                                                9.5*10**19 Nm (WCMT), 1.1*10**20 Nm (UCMT), 9.7*10**19 Nm 
                                                                (GCMT), 1.8*10**20 Nm (PPT). Es 1.6*10**16 Nm (GS). Felt (VI) at 
                                                                Nikolski and (II) at Dutch Harbor. Also felt at Adak, Anchorage, 
                                                                Cold Bay, Elmendorf AFB, Homer and Unalaska. Tsunami generated 
                                                                with wave heights (peak-to-trough) recorded at the following 
                                                                selected tide stations: 6 cm on Adak, 4 cm on Akutan, 10 cm at 
                                                                Nikolski and 9 cm at Saint Paul; 4 cm on Midway; 6 cm at Hilo 
                                                                and 4 cm at Nawiliwili, Hawaii.

JUN 24  14 06 45.4* 18.335 N   72.406 W   10 G  3.5  1.3    8  HAITI REGION. ML 3.5 (GS). Seven people injured when they were    
                                                                caught up in panicking crowd. Felt (III) at Port- au-Prince and 
                                                                Petionville. Also felt at Carrefour and Saint-Marc.

JUN 29  23 16 40.1  36.261 N  137.679 E   10 G  4.9  1.2  172  EASTERN HONSHU, JAPAN. mb 4.9 (GS). At least 7 people injured at    
                                                                Nagano. Felt at Matsumoto and Nishin. Recorded (5U JMA) in 
                                                                Nagano.

JUL 06  19 03 18.2  29.539 S  176.340 W   17 G  7.6  1.2  567  KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION. MW 7.6 (WCMT), 7.6 (GCMT). mb 7.0 (GS).    
                                                                MS 7.8 (GS). ME 8.2 (GS). Mo 2.8*10**20 Nm (WCMT), 2.9*10**20 Nm 
                                                                (GCMT), 4.0*10**20 Nm (PPT). Es 4.0*10**16 Nm (GS). Felt (II) at 
                                                                Wellington, New Zealand. Also felt at Auckland, Christchurch, 
                                                                Gisborne, Hastings and Manukau. Felt at Brisbane and Gold Coast, 
                                                                Australia, at Suva, Fiji and at Nuku`alofa, Tonga.

JUL 10  00 57 10.8  38.034 N  143.264 E   23 G  7.0  1.0  531  OFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN. MW 7.0 (WCMT), 7.0 (UCMT),    
                                                                7.0 (GS), 7.0 (GCMT). mb 6.6 (GS). MS 7.0 (GS). ME 7.7 (GS). Mo 
                                                                3.5*10**19 Nm (WCMT), 3.8*10**19 Nm (UCMT), 3.4*10**19 Nm (GS), 
                                                                4.0*10**19 Nm (GCMT). Es 9.3*10**15 Nm (GS). Felt (V) at Sendai, 
                                                                (IV) at Kashiwa and (III) at Kawasaki, Misawa, Tachikawa, Tokyo, 
                                                                Yokohama and Yokosuka. Felt in much of eastern Honshu and on 
                                                                Hokkaido. Recorded (4 JMA) in Fukushima, Iwate and Miyagi.

JUL 19  19 35 43.4  40.081 N   71.410 E   20 G  6.1  0.9  510  KYRGYZSTAN. MW 6.1 (WCMT), 6.0 (GS), 6.1 (GCMT). mb 6.1 (GS). MS    
                                                                6.2 (GS). ME 6.5 (GS). Mo 1.5*10**18 Nm (WCMT), 1.3*10**18 Nm 
                                                                (GS), 1.9*10**18 Nm (GCMT). Es 1.4*10**14 Nm (GS). At least 13 
                                                                people killed, 86 people injured and several buildings destroyed 
                                                                in Farg`ona, Uzbekistan. Felt (IV) at Tashkent. Also felt at 
                                                                Andijon and Urgut. At least one person killed in Khujand, 
                                                                Tajikistan. Felt (III) at Dushanbe. Also felt at Chkalovsk and 
                                                                Gharm. Power outages occurred at Batken, Kyrgyzstan. Felt (IV) 
                                                                at Osh. Also felt at Bishkek and Jalal-Abad. Felt at Shymkent, 
                                                                Kazakhstan.

JUL 29  07 42 22.6  23.784 S  179.760 E  523 G  6.7  1.0  614  SOUTH OF THE FIJI ISLANDS. MW 6.7 (WCMT), 6.7 (UCMT), 6.7 (GS),    
                                                                6.7 (GCMT). mb 6.2 (GS). Mo 1.3*10**19 Nm (WCMT), 1.6*10**19 Nm 
                                                                (GS), 1.5*10**19 Nm (UCMT), 1.5*10**19 Nm (GCMT), 1.5*10**19 Nm 
                                                                (PPT).

JUL 31  23 38 56.6   3.518 S  144.828 E   10 G  6.6  1.0  229  NEAR NORTH COAST OF NEW GUINEA, P.N.G. MW 6.6 (WCMT), 6.6 (UCMT),    
                                                                6.5 (GS), 6.6 (GCMT). mb 6.2 (GS). MS 6.6 (GS). Mo 9.5*10**18 Nm 
                                                                (WCMT), 6.7*10**18 Nm (GS), 1.1*10**19 Nm (UCMT), 1.0*10**19 Nm 
                                                                (GCMT), 1.6*10**19 Nm (PPT). Felt (III) at Port Moresby. Also 
                                                                felt at Goroka, Tari and Wewak. Felt at Rabaul, New Britain.

AUG 11  10 06 29.3  39.955 N   77.028 E   10 G  5.6  0.9  239  SOUTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA. MW 5.6 (WCMT), 5.4 (GS), 5.7 (GCMT). mb    
                                                                5.3 (GS). MS 5.3 (GS). Mo 3.6*10**17 Nm (WCMT), 1.5*10**17 Nm 
                                                                (GS), 3.9*10**17 Nm (GCMT). Twenty-one people injured and 
                                                                moderate damage at Kashi.

AUG 20  16 55 02.8  18.365 S  168.143 E   32 G  7.2  1.3  280  VANUATU. MW 7.2 (WCMT), 7.1 (UCMT), 7.0 (GS), 7.1 (GCMT). mb 6.2    
                                                                (GS). MS 7.1 (GS). ME 6.4 (GS). Mo 7.0*10**19 Nm (WCMT), 
                                                                6.3*10**19 Nm (UCMT), 4.3*10**19 Nm (GS), 5.7*10**19 Nm (GCMT), 
                                                                8.0*10**19 Nm (PPT). Es 1.0*10**14 Nm (GS). Felt (V) at Port-
                                                                Vila. Also felt at Lakatoro. Felt at Noumea, New Caledonia.

AUG 20  17 13 06.3  18.308 S  168.156 E   35 G  6.5  1.1  322  VANUATU. MW 6.5 (GCMT). mb 5.9 (GS). Mo 7.7*10**18 Nm (GCMT).   

AUG 20  18 19 23.5  18.311 S  168.218 E   28 G  7.1  1.1  564  VANUATU. MW 7.1 (WCMT), 7.1 (UCMT), 7.0 (GS), 7.0 (GCMT). mb 6.4    
                                                                (GS). MS 7.1 (GS). ME 7.3 (GS). Mo 5.5*10**19 Nm (WCMT), 
                                                                4.8*10**19 Nm (UCMT), 3.4*10**19 Nm (GS), 4.1*10**19 Nm (GCMT), 
                                                                6.6*10**19 Nm (PPT). Es 1.9*10**15 Nm (GS). Felt (V) at Port-
                                                                Vila. Also felt at Luganville.

AUG 24  17 46 11.6   7.641 S   74.525 W  147 D  7.0  0.9  471  NORTHERN PERU. MW 7.0 (WCMT), 7.0 (GCMT). mb 6.8 (GS). MD 6.9    
                                                                (QUI). Mo 4.2*10**19 Nm (WCMT), 4.4*10**19 Nm (GCMT), 3.7*10**19 
                                                                Nm (PPT). Felt (VI) at Contamana and Tingo Maria; (V) at 
                                                                Pucallpa; (IV) at Ambo, Chilca, Huanuco, Imperial, Moyobamba, 
                                                                Puerto Maldonado and Tarapoto; (III) at Bagua Grande, Barranca, 
                                                                Chosica, Ica, Iquitos, Lima and Mala; (II) at Ayacucho, Talara 
                                                                and Trujillo. Felt (III) at Guayaquil and Loja and (II) at 
                                                                Cuenca, Ecuador. Felt in much of Peru and southern Ecuador. Felt 
                                                                (IV) at Cruzeiro do Sul and Rio Branco, Brazil. Also felt at 
                                                                Feijo. Felt (II) at Bogota, Colombia. Also felt at Leticia. Felt 
                                                                at Cobija and La Paz, Bolivia.

AUG 30  06 57 41.6   6.362 S  126.752 E  470    6.9  0.9  468  BANDA SEA. MW 6.9 (WCMT), 6.9 (UCMT), 6.9 (GS), 6.9 (GCMT). mb    
                                                                6.0 (GS). Mo 2.6*10**19 Nm (WCMT), 2.5*10**19 Nm (GS), 
                                                                2.4*10**19 Nm (UCMT), 2.6*10**19 Nm (GCMT), 1.5*10**19 Nm (PPT). 
                                                                Felt (III) at Dili, Timor-Leste. Also felt at Ainaro. Felt (III) 
                                                                at Atambua, Kupang and Soe and (II) at Sorong, Indonesia. Felt 
                                                                (II) at Darwin, Australia and (II PIVS) at Davao, Philippines.

SEP 02  10 55 53.5  52.171 N  171.708 W   32 G  6.9  1.4  779  FOX ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS, ALASKA. MW 6.9 (WCMT), 6.8 (UCMT),    
                                                                6.8 (GS), 6.8 (GCMT). mb 6.5 (GS). MS 6.9 (GS). ME 7.0 (GS). Mo 
                                                                2.6*10**19 Nm (WCMT), 2.2*10**19 Nm (UCMT), 1.8*10**19 Nm (GS), 
                                                                2.2*10**19 Nm (GCMT), 2.0*10**19 Nm (PPT). Es 7.0*10**14 Nm 
                                                                (GS). Felt throughout the Aleutian Islands. A tsunami with a 
                                                                wave height of 6 cm was recorded at Atka.

SEP 02  13 47 09.6  28.398 S   63.029 W  579    6.7  0.9  532  SANTIAGO DEL ESTERO, ARGENTINA. MW 6.7 (WCMT), 6.7 (UCMT), 6.7    
                                                                (GS), 6.7 (GCMT). mb 6.4 (GS). MD 6.9 (SJA). Mo 1.3*10**19 Nm 
                                                                (WCMT), 1.5*10**19 Nm (GS), 1.4*10**19 Nm (UCMT), 1.4*10**19 Nm 
                                                                (GCMT). Felt (III) at Buenos Aires, Catamarca, Cordoba, La 
                                                                Rioja, Mendoza, San Juan and San Miguel de Tucuman. Also felt at 
                                                                Mar del Plata, Parana, Rosario and Santiago del Estero. Felt at 
                                                                Cascavel and Passo Fundo, Brazil; Copiapo and Santiago, Chile; 
                                                                Asuncion, Paraguay.

SEP 03  22 55 40.9  20.671 S  169.716 E  185    7.0  1.0  406  VANUATU. MW 7.0 (WCMT), 7.0 (UCMT), 7.0 (GS), 7.0 (GCMT). mb 6.4    
                                                                (GS). Mo 4.1*10**19 Nm (WCMT), 4.6*10**19 Nm (UCMT), 4.0*10**19 
                                                                Nm (GS), 4.3*10**19 Nm (GCMT), 3.6*10**19 Nm (PPT). Felt at 
                                                                Isangel and Port-Vila. Felt (III) at Yate, New Caledonia. Also 
                                                                felt at Noumea, Tadine and We.

SEP 05  17 55 11.2   2.965 N   97.893 E   91 G  6.7  1.0  447  NORTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA. MW 6.7 (WCMT), 6.7 (GS), 6.7 (GCMT).    
                                                                mb 6.6 (GS). ME 7.0 (GS). Mo 1.2*10**19 Nm (WCMT), 1.3*10**19 Nm 
                                                                (GS), 1.4*10**19 Nm (GCMT), 8.1*10**18 Nm (PPT). Es 6.3*10**14 
                                                                Nm (GS). At least 10 people killed in Aceh. Some homes damaged 
                                                                and power outages occurred at Singkil. Felt (IV) at Medan, 
                                                                Parapat, Sibolga and Singkil; (III) at Banda Aceh, Pariaman and 
                                                                Sinabang. Also felt (IV) on Pulau Samosir and (III) on Pulau 
                                                                Nias and Pulau Simuelue. Felt (IV) at Tanjung Tokong and (III) 
                                                                at Bukit Mertajam, Butterworth, George Town, Kepala Batas and 
                                                                Perai, Malaysia. Felt throughout northern Sumatra and western 
                                                                Malaysia. Felt (II) at Hat Yai and Kathu, Thailand and in 
                                                                Singapore.

SEP 07  17 58 18.7* 28.724 N   77.189 E   10 G  4.3  1.1   20  HARYANA-DELHI-UTTAR PRADESH REG., INDIA. mb 4.3 (GS). One person    
                                                                injured and minor damage in the Delhi area. Felt (IV) at Delhi, 
                                                                Faridabad, Ghaziabad, New Delhi and Noida; (III) at Delhi 
                                                                Cantonment, Gurgaon and Sonipat; (II) at Alipur. Also felt at 
                                                                Dehra Dun, Deoli, Gokalpur and Tigri.

SEP 15  19 31 04.0  21.611 S  179.528 W  645 D  7.3  1.1  646  FIJI REGION. MW 7.3 (WCMT), 7.3 (UCMT), 7.3 (GS), 7.3 (GCMT). mb    
                                                                6.1 (GS). Mo 1.2*10**20 Nm (WCMT), 1.3*10**20 Nm (UCMT), 
                                                                1.1*10**20 Nm (GS), 1.2*10**20 Nm (GCMT), 1.1*10**20 Nm (PPT). 
                                                                Felt (II) at Nandi. Also felt at Suva. Felt (II) at Nuku`alofa, 
                                                                Tonga. Also felt at Neiafu.

SEP 16  19 26 40.9  40.271 N  142.780 E   35 G  6.7  0.9  668  NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN. MW 6.7 (WCMT), 6.7 (UCMT),    
                                                                6.7 (GS), 6.7 (GCMT). mb 6.0 (GS). MS 6.5 (GS). Mo 1.3*10**19 Nm 
                                                                (WCMT), 1.4*10**19 Nm (UCMT), 1.3*10**19 Nm (GS), 1.5*10**19 Nm 
                                                                (GCMT), 1.5*10**19 Nm (PPT). Felt (III) at Misawa. Also felt at 
                                                                Ichinoseki, Narita and Tokyo. Felt at Sapporo, Hokkaido. 
                                                                Recorded (4 JMA) in Iwate, Honshu.

SEP 18  12 40 51.8  27.730 N   88.155 E   50 G  6.9  1.0  383  SIKKIM, INDIA. MW 6.9 (WCMT), 6.9 (UCMT), 6.9 (GCMT). mb 6.6    
                                                                (GS). MS 6.7 (GS). ME 7.7 (GS). Mo 2.5*10**19 Nm (WCMT), 
                                                                2.7*10**19 Nm (UCMT), 2.8*10**19 Nm (GCMT). Es 9.0*10**15 Nm 
                                                                (GS). At least 97 people killed, several injured, 5,000 
                                                                displaced and 3,917 buildings and many roads and bridges 
                                                                destroyed or damaged in Sikkim, eastern Bihar and northern West 
                                                                Bengal; 6 people killed, 25 injured and at least 4,300 buildings 
                                                                destroyed or damaged in the Sankhuwasabha-Panchthar-Ilam area, 
                                                                Nepal; 7 people killed and 136 injured in Tibet, China; 1 person 
                                                                killed, 16 injured and at least 6,000 buildings damaged in the 
                                                                Paro-Thimphu area, Bhutan; minor damage to several buildings in 
                                                                Dhaka, Bangladesh. Total economic loss in India estimated at 
                                                                22.3 billion US dollars. Electricity, telecommunications and 
                                                                water supplies disrupted and landslides and mudslides occurred 
                                                                in Sikkim, India, eastern Nepal and the Paro-Thimphu area, 
                                                                Bhutan. Felt (VII) at Gangtok and Shiliguri; (VI) at Jalpaiguri; 
                                                                (V) at Bandel, Baranagar, Barddhaman, Koch Bihar, Darjiling, 
                                                                Dispur and Guwahati; (IV) at Barakpur, Calcutta, Dhanbad, 
                                                                Durgapur, Haora, Iranagar, Muzaffarpur, Nagaon, Patna, Ranchi, 
                                                                Shillong and Tura, India. Felt throughout northeastern India, in 
                                                                much of northcentral India and as far as Bhubaneshwar, Bombay 
                                                                and Chandigarh. Felt (VI) at Damak; (V) at Biratnagar, 
                                                                Dhulikhel, Kathmandu and Pokhara; (IV) at Bhaktapur, Bharatpur, 
                                                                Patan and Tansen, Nepal. Also felt (VI) at Thimphu and (V) at 
                                                                Paro, Bhutan; (V) at Lhasa, China; (IV) at Barguna, Chittagong, 
                                                                Dhaka, Rajshahi and Sylhet, Bangladesh. Felt throughout 
                                                                Bangladesh and Bhutan and in much of eastern and central Nepal.

SEP 19  18 33 55.8  14.186 N   90.238 W    9 G  5.6  1.4  286  GUATEMALA. MW 5.6 (GCMT), 5.6 (RMT). mb 5.1 (GS). MS 5.3 (GS). MD    
                                                                5.0 (SNET). Mo 3.6*10**17 Nm (GCMT), 3.5*10**17 Nm (RMT). At 
                                                                least one person killed at Guatemala. Felt (VII) at Cuilapa; (V) 
                                                                at Petapa; (IV) at Amatitlan, Cahabon, Fraijanes, Guatemala, 
                                                                Mixco and Santa Catarina Pinula; (III) at Antigua Guatemala. 
                                                                Felt widely in central and southern Guatemala. Felt (III) at San 
                                                                Salvador, El Salvador. Also felt at Ahuachapan, Antiguo 
                                                                Cuscatlan and Santa Ana. Felt (II) at Copan and San Pedro Sula, 
                                                                Honduras. Also felt at Comayagua. Felt at Belmopan, Dangriga and 
                                                                San Ignacio, Belize.

OCT 13  03 16 24.7   9.339 S  114.593 E    3 D  6.1  1.1  390  SOUTH OF BALI, INDONESIA. MW 6.1 (WCMT), 6.1 (GS), 6.2 (GCMT),    
                                                                6.1 (GS). ME 6.2 (GS). Mo 2.0*10**18 Nm (WCMT), 1.7*10**18 Nm 
                                                                (GS), 2.2*10**18 Nm (GCMT). Es 4.6*10**13 Nm (GS). At least 43 
                                                                people injured in southern Bali. Felt (V) at Denpasar, Kuta and
                                                                Tabanan; (IV) at Ubud; (III) at Singaraja. Also felt at 
                                                                Karangasem. Felt (V) at Mataram and (IV) at Praya, Lombok. 
                                                                Felt (IV) at Banyuwangi, Blitar, Jember, Karangkates, Madura, 
                                                                Malang and Surabaya; (III) at Bondowoso, Gresik and Wonogiri; 
                                                                (II) at Yogyakarta, Java. Also felt at Ambulu, Kraksaan, 
                                                                Porong, Probolinggo, Sidoarjo, Situbondo, Tulungagung and 
                                                                Wlingi. Felt (III) at Sumbawa, Sumbawa.

OCT 14  03 35 14.8   6.570 S  147.881 E   37 G  6.5  1.1  423  EASTERN NEW GUINEA REG, PAPUA NEW GUINEA. MW 6.5 (WCMT), 6.5    
                                                                (UCMT), 6.3 (GS), 6.5 (GCMT). mb 5.7 (GS). MS 6.5 (GS). ME 5.7 
                                                                (GS). Mo 7.5*10**18 Nm (WCMT), 8.0*10**18 Nm (UCMT), 3.3*10**18 
                                                                Nm (GS), 6.2*10**18 Nm (GCMT), 6.3*10**18 Nm (PPT). Es 
                                                                8.1*10**12 Nm (GS). Felt at Kainantu, Lae, Madang, Mount Hagen, 
                                                                Port Moresby and Wau.

OCT 20  17 18 34.1  21.211 N   70.533 E   10 G  5.0  0.8   89  GUJARAT, INDIA. mb 5.0 (GS). At least 34 people injured and more    
                                                                than 3,000 buildings damaged in the Talala-Maliya area. Felt 
                                                                (IV) at Bhavnagar; (III) at Junagarh and Rajkot; (II) at 
                                                                Ahmadabad, Bombay, Surat and Vadodara. Felt at Diu, in much of 
                                                                Gujarat and in parts of western Maharashtra.

OCT 21  17 57 16.1  28.993 S  176.238 W   33 G  7.4  0.9  707  KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION. MW 7.4 (WCMT), 7.4 (UCMT), 7.4 (GS), 7.4    
                                                                (GCMT). mb 6.4 (GS). MS 7.5 (GS). ME 7.2 (GS). Mo 1.5*10**20 Nm 
                                                                (WCMT), 1.6*10**20 Nm (GS), 1.5*10**20 Nm (UCMT), 1.5*10**20 Nm 
                                                                (GCMT), 1.6*10**20 Nm (PPT). Es 1.4*10**15 Nm (GS). Felt (III) 
                                                                at Gisborne, New Zealand. Also felt at Napier and Wellington. 
                                                                Felt at Nuku`alofa, Tonga.

OCT 23  10 41 22.9  38.722 N   43.513 E   16 G  7.1  0.9  694  EASTERN TURKEY. MW 7.1 (WCMT), 7.3 (UCMT), 7.1 (GS), 7.1 (GCMT).    
                                                                mb 6.9 (GS). MS 7.3 (GS). ME 7.2 (GS). ML 6.6 (ISK). Mo 
                                                                5.6*10**19 Nm (WCMT), 9.9*10**19 Nm (UCMT), 6.4*10**19 Nm (GS), 
                                                                6.4*10**19 Nm (GCMT). Es 1.2*10**15 Nm (GS). At least 604 people 
                                                                killed, 2,608 injured, 40,000 displaced, 5,739 buildings 
                                                                destroyed and 4,882 damaged in the Ercis-Tabanli-Van area. 
                                                                Telecommunications, electricity and water services disrupted. 
                                                                Surface faulting and liquefaction observed. Felt (VIII) at Van; 
                                                                (VII) at Bitlis; (VI) at Tatvan; (V) at Dogubayazit and Kars; 
                                                                (IV) at Diyarbakir, Erzincan and Erzurum. Felt throughout 
                                                                eastern Turkey and as far west as Antioch, Kayseri and Samsun. 
                                                                Felt (VI) at Khvoy and (III) at Orumiyeh and Tabriz, Iran; (V) 
                                                                at Mosul and (IV) at Baghdad and Dahuk, Iraq; (IV) at Gyumri and 
                                                                Spitak and (III) at Yerevan, Armenia; (IV) at Barda and Ganca 
                                                                and (III) at Baku, Azerbaijan; (IV) at Batumi and (III) at 
                                                                Tbilisi, Georgia; (IV) at Aleppo and (III) at Damascus, Syria; 
                                                                (II) at Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel and at Rostov, Russia. Felt in 
                                                                much of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Syria, northwestern Iran 
                                                                and northern Iraq and in parts of Israel, Jordan, Lebanon and 
                                                                southwestern Russia.

OCT 28  18 54 34.0  14.438 S   75.966 W   24 G  6.9  1.0  474  NEAR THE COAST OF CENTRAL PERU. MW 6.9 (WCMT), 6.9 (UCMT), 6.8    
                                                                (GS), 6.9 (GCMT). mb 6.5 (GS). MS 6.9 (GS). ME 6.7 (GS). ML 6.7 
                                                                (LIM). Mo 2.7*10**19 Nm (WCMT), 2.9*10**19 Nm (UCMT), 1.9*10**19 
                                                                Nm (GS), 3.2*10**19 Nm (GCMT), 3.2*10**19 Nm (PPT). Es 
                                                                2.6*10**14 Nm (GS). One person killed at San Vicente de Canete 
                                                                and 103 people injured and 134 buildings destroyed (VI) at Ica. 
                                                                Felt (V) at Acari, Palpa and Nazca; (IV) at Huancavelica and 
                                                                Santa Maria; (III) at Arequipa, Barranca, Chosica, Cusco, 
                                                                Pucallpa, San Luis and San Vicente de Canete. Felt widely in 
                                                                western and central Peru.

OCT 29  00 43 55.1* 27.449 N   88.684 E   10 G  3.5  0.9   10  SIKKIM, INDIA. ML 3.5 (NDI). One person killed by falling from a    
                                                                bridge and another died from a heart attack in the Chungtan-
                                                                Mangan area. Felt strongly in northern Sikkim.

NOV 06  03 53 10.0& 35.532 N   96.765 W    5 G  5.6       474  OKLAHOMA. <TUL>. MW 5.6 (WCMT), 5.7 (GCMT), 5.6 (RMT). mb 5.2    
                                                                (GS). MS 5.6 (GS). Mo 3.7*10**17 Nm (WCMT), 4.9*10**17 Nm 
                                                                (GCMT), 3.3*10**17 Nm (RMT). At least 2 people injured, 14 homes 
                                                                destroyed and many damaged in the Shawnee-Sparks area. Parts of 
                                                                US Highway 62 between Meeker and Prague buckled by shaking along 
                                                                pre-existing cracks. An area of approximately 65 sq km in the 
                                                                immediate vicinity of the instrumental epicenter experienced 
                                                                shaking of intensity VIII. Felt (VII) at Meeker and Prague; (VI) 
                                                                at Castle, Indianola, McLoud, Sentinel, Shawnee, Sparks and 
                                                                Tupelo. Felt strongly in much of Oklahoma, southern Kansas, 
                                                                southwestern Missouri, northwestern Arkansas and northern Texas. 
                                                                Felt in at least 17 states of the central US from southern 
                                                                Wisconsin to southern Texas and from eastern Colorado to the 
                                                                Memphis, Tennessee area.

NOV 08  02 59 08.5  27.324 N  125.621 E  225 D  6.9  1.0  665  NORTHEAST OF TAIWAN. MW 6.9 (WCMT), 6.9 (UCMT), 6.9 (GS), 6.9    
                                                                (GCMT). mb 6.5 (GS). Mo 2.9*10**19 Nm (WCMT), 2.7*10**19 Nm 
                                                                (UCMT), 2.6*10**19 Nm (GS), 3.0*10**19 Nm (GCMT). Felt (II) at 
                                                                Taipei and Xinfeng. Felt in much of Taiwan. Felt (V) on Okinawa, 
                                                                Ryukyu Islands. Also felt at Fuzhou and Shanghai, China. 
                                                                Recorded (4 JMA) in the Kerama-retto and on Okinawa and Tonaki-
                                                                jima, Ryukyu Islands.

NOV 22  18 48 16.3  15.364 S   65.090 W  550 D  6.6  0.8  832  BENI, BOLIVIA. MW 6.6 (WCMT), 6.6 (UCMT), 6.6 (GS), 6.6 (GCMT).    
                                                                mb 6.2 (GS). Mo 1.1*10**19 Nm (WCMT), 8.6*10**18 Nm (UCMT), 
                                                                1.1*10**19 Nm (GS), 9.5*10**18 Nm (GCMT). Felt (III) at 
                                                                Cochabamba and La Paz. Also felt at Santa Cruz and Trinidad. 
                                                                Felt (IV) at Alto Hospico, Huara, Iquique and Pica; (III) at 
                                                                Arica, Camarones, Camina, Mejillones, Oficina Maria Elena, 
                                                                Pisagua, Poconchile, Pozo Almonte, Quillagua and Tocopilla; (II) 
                                                                at Codpa, Cuya, Quebrada Blanca and Ujina, Chile. Also felt at 
                                                                Antofagasta and Calama. Felt (III) at Arequipa and Tacna, Peru. 
                                                                Felt at Cuiaba, Porto Velho and Rio Branco, Brazil.

DEC 11  01 47 25.9& 17.844 N   99.963 W   54    6.5       607  GUERRERO, MEXICO. <UNM>. MW 6.5 (WCMT), 6.5 (UCMT), 6.4 (GS), 6.4    
                                                                (GCMT). mb 6.2 (GS). ME 6.2 (GS). MD 6.5 (UNM). Mo 6.5*10**18 Nm 
                                                                (WCMT), 6.3*10**18 Nm (UCMT), 5.0*10**18 Nm (GS), 5.7*10**18 Nm 
                                                                (GCMT), 4.2*10**18 Nm (PPT). Es 4.3*10**13 Nm (GS). At least 2 
                                                                people killed, 5 injured, 70 homes damaged and landslides 
                                                                occurred in Guerrero. Some buildings damaged and power outages 
                                                                occurred at Mexico. Felt (VII) at Chilapa and Iguala, (VI) at 
                                                                Chilpancingo and (V) at Huixquilucan, Nezahualcoyotl, Taxco, 
                                                                Toluca and Valle de Bravo. Felt throughout central Mexico and as 
                                                                far as Ciudad Madero, Huatulco, San Luis Potosi and Tepic.

DEC 14  05 04 59.2   7.561 S  146.804 E  141    7.1  0.8  485  EASTERN NEW GUINEA REG, PAPUA NEW GUINEA. MW 7.1 (WCMT), 7.1    
                                                                (UCMT), 7.1 (GS), 7.1 (GCMT). mb 6.6 (GS). Mo 5.1*10**19 Nm 
                                                                (WCMT), 4.9*10**19 Nm (UCMT), 4.8*10**19 Nm (GS), 5.2*10**19 Nm 
                                                                (GCMT), 8.4*10**19 Nm (PPT). Felt (VI) at Kainantu and Lae; (IV) 
                                                                at Goroka, Madang, Mount Hagen and Port Moresby. Also felt at 
                                                                Kerema, Mendi, Popondetta, Tari and Wau. Felt at Kimbe, New 
                                                                Britain. Felt (II) at Cairns, Australia. Also felt at Atherton 
                                                                and Cairns Northern Beaches.

DEC 15  03 40 47.4& 47.469 N  115.801 W    3    2.2        16  NORTHERN IDAHO. <BUT>. MD 2.2 (BUT). Seven miners injured by a    
                                                                rockburst in a mine near Mullan.

DEC 23  00 58 38.3& 43.490 S  172.800 E   10    5.8       243  SOUTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND. <WEL>. MW 5.8 (WCMT), 5.7 (GS), 5.8    
                                                                (GCMT). mb 5.7 (GS). MS 5.6 (GS). ME 5.6 (GS). ML 5.8 (WEL). Mo 
                                                                7.2*10**17 Nm (WCMT), 3.9*10**17 Nm (GS), 5.5*10**17 Nm (GCMT). 
                                                                Es 4.9*10**12 Nm (GS). Sixty people injured, a few buildings 
                                                                damaged and cracks and potholes appeared in roads in the 
                                                                Christchurch area. Power supplies were cut, trains were 
                                                                suspended and the airport closed temporarily. Rockslides and 
                                                                liquefaction observed in the eastern suburbs of Christchurch. 
                                                                Felt (VI) at Christchurch and (II) at Dunedin. Felt in much of 
                                                                the South Island and in the southern part of the North Island.

DEC 27  15 21 56.8  51.842 N   95.911 E   15 G  6.6  0.8  545  SOUTHWESTERN SIBERIA, RUSSIA. MW 6.6 (WCMT), 6.6 (GS), 6.7    
                                                                (GCMT). mb 6.1 (GS). MS 6.7 (GS). ME 7.1 (GS). Mo 8.9*10**18 Nm 
                                                                (WCMT), 1.1*10**19 Nm (GS), 1.3*10**19 Nm (GCMT), 5.8*10**18 Nm 
                                                                (PPT). Es 8.7*10**14 Nm (GS). Many buildings damaged and more 
                                                                than 1,600 people evacuated in the Kyzyl-Saryg-Sep area. Felt 
                                                                (VI) at Kyzyl; (IV) at Abakan, Krasnoyarsk, Minusinsk and 
                                                                Novokuznetsk; (III) at Devyatka, Irkutsk, Sayanogorsk and Tomsk; 
                                                                (II) at Barnaul, Kemerovo and Novosibirsk. Felt (III) at 
                                                                Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

NOTABLE NORTH AMERICAN EARTHQUAKES

AUG 23  05 46 18.2  37.063 N  104.701 W    4    5.3  1.0  187  COLORADO. MW 5.4 (GCMT), 5.3 (RMT). mb 5.0 (GS). Mo 1.4*10**17 Nm    
                                                                (GCMT), 9.8*10**16 Nm (RMT). Moderate damage (VII) at Segundo. 
                                                                Minor damage (VI) at Cokedale and Valdez and (V) at Trinidad. A 
                                                                rockslide occurred on State Highway 12 approximately 1 mile (1.5 
                                                                km) east of Segundo. Felt (V) at Weston; (IV) at Aguilar, 
                                                                Arapahoe, Las Animas, Manzanola, San Luis and Sugar City; (III) 
                                                                at Colorado City, Colorado Springs, Denver, Eads, Florence, 
                                                                Fowler, Holly, La Junta, Lamar, Ordway, Pueblo, Rocky Ford, Rye, 
                                                                USAF Academy and Walsenburg. Felt in most of eastern and central 
                                                                Colorado and in parts of southwestern Colorado as far as Fort 
                                                                Collins, Grand Junction and Wray. Felt (IV) at Raton and 
                                                                Springer; (III) at Des Moines and Maxwell; (II) at Cimarron, 
                                                                Questa and Taos, New Mexico. Felt (II) at Goodland and Syracuse, 
                                                                Kansas. Felt (II) at Boise City, Oklahoma and at McCook, 
                                                                Nebraska. Felt widely in southwestern Nebraska, western Kansas 
                                                                and northeastern New Mexico. Also felt in a few places in Texas, 
                                                                at Cheyenne, Wyoming and at Omaha, Nebraska.

AUG 23  17 51 04.5& 37.936 N   77.933 W    6    5.8       644  VIRGINIA. <CERI>. MW 5.8 (WCMT), 5.8 (GCMT), 5.7 (RMT). mb 5.9    
                                                                (GS). MS 5.6 (GS). ME 6.1 (GS). Mo 5.7*10**17 Nm (WCMT), 
                                                                5.8*10**17 Nm (GCMT), 4.6*10**17 Nm (RMT). Es 3.1*10**13 Nm 
                                                                (GS). Moderately heavy damage (VIII) occurred in a rural region 
                                                                of Louisa County southwest of Mineral. Widespread light to 
                                                                moderate damage occurred from central Virginia to southern 
                                                                Maryland including the District of Columbia area. Minor damage 
                                                                reported in parts of Delaware, southeastern Pennsylvania and 
                                                                southern New Jersey. Very strongly felt (VII) at Boston, 
                                                                Bumpass, Kents Store, Louisa, Mineral, Rhoadsville and 
                                                                Sumerduck. Felt strongly in much of central Virginia and 
                                                                southern Maryland. Felt throughout the eastern US from central 
                                                                Georgia to central Maine and west to Detroit, Michigan and 
                                                                Chicago, Illinois. Felt in many parts of southeastern Canada 
                                                                from Montreal to Windsor.

Compiled by Pamela J. Benfield and NEIC Operations Staff.

Hypocenters will be recomputed.