Monday, September 29, 2008

Massive 7.3 Quake Hits Off New Zealand

A powerful magnitude 7.3 quake struck off New Zealand's Kermadec Islands, the U.S. Geological Survey reports.
There was no immediate reports of a tsunami warning.
Click here for the USGS report.
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Friday, September 26, 2008

4.4 Mb - TONGA

4.4 Mb - TONGA
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
4.4 Mb
Date-Time
25 Sep 2008 04:48:53 UTC
25 Sep 2008 17:48:53 near epicenter
24 Sep 2008 22:48:53 standard time in your timezone
Location
16.121S 173.560W
Depth
111 km
Distances
285 km (177 miles) N (9 degrees) of Neiafu, Tonga
323 km (201 miles) SW (217 degrees) of APIA, Samoa
370 km (230 miles) SW (236 degrees) of PAGO PAGO, American Samoa
2557 km (1589 miles) W (270 degrees) of PAPEETE, Tahiti, French Polynesia
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 24.9 km; Vertical 17.2 km
Parameters
Nph = 27; Dmin = 311.0 km; Rmss = 1.44 seconds; Gp = 129°M-type = Mb; Version = 7
Event ID
US 2008xjap
For updates, maps, and technical information, see: Event Page or U.S.G.S. Earthquake Hazards Program
National Earthquake Information CenterU.S. Geological Survey

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5.7 Mb - WESTERN XIZANG

5.7 Mb - WESTERN XIZANG
Preliminary Earthquake Report

Magnitude
5.7 Mb
Date-Time
25 Sep 2008 01:47:12 UTC
25 Sep 2008 09:47:12 near epicenter
24 Sep 2008 19:47:12 standard time in your timezone
Location
30.927N 83.448E
Depth
10 km
Distances
220 km (137 miles) NE (34 degrees) of Jumla, Nepal
304 km (189 miles) N (351 degrees) of Pokhara, Nepal
366 km (227 miles) NNE (29 degrees) of Nepalganj, Nepal
402 km (250 miles) NNW (334 degrees) of KATHMANDU, Nepal
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 8.3 km; Vertical
Parameters
Nph = 84; Dmin = 999.9 km; Rmss = 1.26 seconds; Gp = 39°M-type = Mb; Version = 6
Event ID
US 2008xjad ***This event supersedes event AT00230723.
For updates, maps, and technical information, see: Event Page or U.S.G.S. Earthquake Hazards Program
National Earthquake Information CenterU.S. Geological Survey
http://neic.usgs.gov/

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ALASKA REGION QUAKES

4.2 Ml - ALASKA PENINSULA
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
4.2 Ml
Date-Time
24 Sep 2008 15:59:42 UTC
24 Sep 2008 07:59:42 near epicenter
24 Sep 2008 09:59:42 standard time in your timezone
Location
55.043N 157.134W
Depth
9 km
Distances
160 km (99 miles) SE (126 degrees) of Perryville, AK
161 km (100 miles) SSE (150 degrees) of Chignik, AK
166 km (103 miles) SSE (147 degrees) of Chignik Lagoon, AK
808 km (502 miles) SW (216 degrees) of Anchorage, AK
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 15.7 km; Vertical 96.9 km
Parameters
Nph = 14; Dmin = 325.8 km; Rmss = 1.61 seconds; Gp = 244°M-type = Ml; Version = 1
Event ID
AK 00069614
3.6 Ml - UNIMAK ISLAND REGION, ALASKA
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
3.6 Ml
Date-Time
17 Sep 2008 03:30:55 UTC
16 Sep 2008 19:30:55 near epicenter
16 Sep 2008 21:30:55 standard time in your timezone
Location
53.903N 164.211W
Depth
55 km
Distances
107 km (67 miles) ESE (104 degrees) of Akutan, AK
116 km (72 miles) SSW (207 degrees) of False Pass, AK
152 km (94 miles) E (88 degrees) of Unalaska, AK
1179 km (732 miles) SW (233 degrees) of Anchorage, AK
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 2.0 km; Vertical 0.3 km
Parameters
Nph = 22; Dmin = 67.8 km; Rmss = 0.88 seconds; Gp = 201°M-type = Ml; Version = 1
Event ID
AK 00068522

3.8 Ml - UNIMAK ISLAND REGION, ALASKA
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
3.8 Ml
Date-Time
15 Sep 2008 19:24:30 UTC
15 Sep 2008 11:24:30 near epicenter
15 Sep 2008 13:24:30 standard time in your timezone
Location
54.146N 163.160W
Depth
120 km
Distances
77 km (48 miles) SSE (168 degrees) of False Pass, AK
116 km (72 miles) SSW (208 degrees) of King Cove, AK
122 km (76 miles) SSW (194 degrees) of Cold Bay, AK
1113 km (692 miles) SW (231 degrees) of Anchorage, AK
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: ; Vertical
Parameters
Nph = 18; Dmin = 67.0 km; Rmss = ; Gp = 212°M-type = Ml; Version = 1
Event ID
AK 00068209

3.5 Ml - GULF OF ALASKA
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
3.5 Ml
Date-Time
6 Sep 2008 03:09:17 UTC
5 Sep 2008 17:09:17 near epicenter
5 Sep 2008 21:09:17 standard time in your timezone
Location
57.459N 149.797W
Depth
16 km
Distances
144 km (90 miles) E (96 degrees) of Chiniak, AK
159 km (99 miles) ESE (102 degrees) of Kodiak, AK
165 km (102 miles) E (100 degrees) of Kodiak Station, AK
415 km (258 miles) S (180 degrees) of Anchorage, AK
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 3.1 km; Vertical 1.4 km
Parameters
Nph = 12; Dmin = 374.1 km; Rmss = 1.59 seconds; Gp = 208°M-type = Ml; Version = 1
Event ID
AK 00066987
For updates, maps, and technical information, see: Event Page or U.S.G.S. Earthquake Hazards Program
Alaska Earthquake Information CenterGeophysical Institute, University of Alaska Fairbankshttp://www.aeic.alaska.edu/

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SOUTHERN ALASKA QUAKES

3.9 Ml - SOUTH OF ALASKA
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
3.9 Ml
Date-Time
24 Sep 2008 03:50:10 UTC
23 Sep 2008 16:50:10 near epicenter
23 Sep 2008 21:50:10 standard time in your timezone
Location
51.913N 162.812W
Depth
20 km
Distances
319 km (198 miles) SE (140 degrees) of Akutan, AK
326 km (203 miles) S (173 degrees) of False Pass, AK
332 km (206 miles) SE (130 degrees) of Unalaska, AK
1300 km (808 miles) SW (223 degrees) of Anchorage, AK
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 4.4 km; Vertical 7.0 km
Parameters
Nph = 17; Dmin = 307.9 km; Rmss = 1.41 seconds; Gp = 280°M-type = Ml; Version = 1
Event ID
AK 00069540
4.0 Ml - SOUTHERN ALASKA
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
4.0 Ml
Date-Time
23 Sep 2008 22:08:26 UTC
23 Sep 2008 14:08:26 near epicenter
23 Sep 2008 16:08:26 standard time in your timezone
Location
61.584N 146.418W
Depth
27 km
Distances
49 km (30 miles) SSE (154 degrees) of Nelchina, AK
52 km (32 miles) N (353 degrees) of Valdez, AK
53 km (33 miles) S (179 degrees) of Mendeltna, AK
183 km (114 miles) ENE (75 degrees) of Anchorage, AK
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 0.3 km; Vertical 0.0 km
Parameters
Nph = 57; Dmin = 50.3 km; Rmss = 0.60 seconds; Gp = 46°M-type = Ml; Version = 1
Event ID
AK 00069431

4.7 Ml - SOUTHERN ALASKA
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
4.7 Ml
Date-Time
18 Sep 2008 19:43:53 UTC
18 Sep 2008 11:43:53 near epicenter
18 Sep 2008 13:43:53 standard time in your timezone
Location
59.502N 152.792W
Depth
89 km
Distances
52 km (33 miles) WNW (289 degrees) of Nanwalek, AK
57 km (35 miles) WNW (288 degrees) of Port Graham, AK
61 km (38 miles) W (277 degrees) of Seldovia, AK
251 km (156 miles) SW (223 degrees) of Anchorage, AK
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: ; Vertical
Parameters
Nph = 124; Dmin = ; Rmss = ; Gp = 75°M-type = Ml; Version = 2
Event ID
AK 00068901

4.8 Ml - SOUTHERN ALASKA
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
4.8 Ml
Date-Time
18 Sep 2008 19:43:52 UTC
18 Sep 2008 11:43:52 near epicenter
18 Sep 2008 13:43:52 standard time in your timezone
Location
59.512N 152.856W
Depth
97 km
Distances
56 km (35 miles) WNW (289 degrees) of Nanwalek, AK
61 km (38 miles) WNW (288 degrees) of Port Graham, AK
65 km (40 miles) W (278 degrees) of Seldovia, AK
253 km (157 miles) SW (224 degrees) of Anchorage, AK
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 0.4 km; Vertical 0.1 km
Parameters
Nph = 74; Dmin = 26.2 km; Rmss = 0.64 seconds; Gp = 86°M-type = Ml; Version = 1
Event ID
AK 00068720 ***This event supersedes event AT00176703.

3.8 Ml - SOUTHERN ALASKA
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
3.8 Ml
Date-Time
14 Sep 2008 16:29:59 UTC
14 Sep 2008 08:29:59 near epicenter
14 Sep 2008 10:29:59 standard time in your timezone
Location
61.752N 150.882W
Depth
59 km
Distances
25 km (15 miles) SE (125 degrees) of Skwentna, AK
27 km (17 miles) NW (323 degrees) of Susitna, AK
47 km (29 miles) W (268 degrees) of Willow, AK
86 km (54 miles) NW (317 degrees) of Anchorage, AK
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: ; Vertical
Parameters
Nph = 40; Dmin = 32.8 km; Rmss = ; Gp = 64°M-type = Ml; Version = 2
Event ID
AK 00068117 ***This event has been revised.
For updates, maps, and technical information, see: Event Page or U.S.G.S. Earthquake Hazards Program
Alaska Earthquake Information CenterGeophysical Institute, University of Alaska Fairbanks

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CENTRAL ALASKA QUAKES

4.2 Ml - CENTRAL ALASKA
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
4.2 Ml
Date-Time
25 Sep 2008 19:34:08 UTC
25 Sep 2008 11:34:08 near epicenter
25 Sep 2008 13:34:08 standard time in your timezone
Location
63.853N 148.751W
Depth
13 km
Distances
23 km (14 miles) N (9 degrees) of Denali National Park, AK
23 km (14 miles) SE (125 degrees) of Healy, AK
26 km (16 miles) SSE (153 degrees) of Ferry, AK
120 km (75 miles) SSW (205 degrees) of Fairbanks, AK
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 0.4 km; Vertical 0.1 km
Parameters
Nph = 23; Dmin = 16.2 km; Rmss = 1.41 seconds; Gp = 54°M-type = Ml; Version = 1
Event ID
AK 00069891
3.5 Ml - CENTRAL ALASKA
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
3.5 Ml
Date-Time
24 Sep 2008 16:01:50 UTC
24 Sep 2008 08:01:50 near epicenter
24 Sep 2008 10:01:50 standard time in your timezone
Location
63.508N 150.189W
Depth
10 km
Distances
65 km (41 miles) WNW (282 degrees) of Cantwell, AK
69 km (43 miles) WSW (257 degrees) of Denali National Park, AK
73 km (46 miles) SW (226 degrees) of Healy, AK
190 km (118 miles) SW (220 degrees) of Fairbanks, AK
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 0.3 km; Vertical 0.0 km
Parameters
Nph = 53; Dmin = 8.0 km; Rmss = 0.94 seconds; Gp = 57°M-type = Ml; Version = 1
Event ID
AK 00069614 ***This event has been revised.

3.8 Ml - CENTRAL ALASKA
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
3.8 Ml
Date-Time
12 Sep 2008 19:50:40 UTC
12 Sep 2008 11:50:40 near epicenter
12 Sep 2008 13:50:40 standard time in your timezone
Location
62.157N 149.440W
Depth
41 km
Distances
38 km (23 miles) ESE (117 degrees) of Talkeetna, AK
44 km (28 miles) SE (132 degrees) of Chase, AK
50 km (31 miles) ESE (109 degrees) of Trapper Creek, AK
109 km (68 miles) N (9 degrees) of Anchorage, AK
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: ; Vertical
Parameters
Nph = 44; Dmin = 46.0 km; Rmss = ; Gp = 36°M-type = Ml; Version = 2
Event ID
AK 00067937 ***This event has been revised.

4.4 Ml - CENTRAL ALASKA
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
4.4 Ml
Date-Time
28 Aug 2008 23:14:18 UTC
28 Aug 2008 15:14:18 near epicenter
28 Aug 2008 17:14:18 standard time in your timezone
Location
62.127N 149.576W
Depth
35 km
Distances
34 km (21 miles) SE (128 degrees) of Talkeetna, AK
42 km (26 miles) SE (141 degrees) of Chase, AK
45 km (28 miles) ESE (116 degrees) of Trapper Creek, AK
104 km (65 miles) N (5 degrees) of Anchorage, AK
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 0.2 km; Vertical 0.0 km
Parameters
Nph = 90; Dmin = 63.8 km; Rmss = 0.71 seconds; Gp = 46°M-type = Ml; Version = 1
Event ID
AK 00065500 ***This event supersedes event AT00996525.
For updates, maps, and technical information, see: Event Page or U.S.G.S. Earthquake Hazards Program
Alaska Earthquake Information CenterGeophysical Institute, University of Alaska Fairbankshttp://www.aeic.alaska.edu/

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RAT ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS QUAKES

4.2 Ml - RAT ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
4.2 Ml
Date-Time
10 Sep 2008 01:29:21 UTC
9 Sep 2008 16:29:21 near epicenter
9 Sep 2008 19:29:21 standard time in your timezone
Location
51.492N 177.527E
Depth
14 km
Distances
332 km (206 miles) ESE (115 degrees) of Attu Station, AK
1292 km (803 miles) E (90 degrees) of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia
3461 km (2150 miles) NE (48 degrees) of TOKYO, Japan
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 2.3 km; Vertical 0.2 km
Parameters
Nph = 12; Dmin = 84.8 km; Rmss = 1.15 seconds; Gp = 205°M-type = Ml; Version = 1
Event ID
AK 00067509
3.9 Ml - RAT ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
3.9 Ml
Date-Time
9 Sep 2008 04:34:59 UTC
8 Sep 2008 19:34:59 near epicenter
8 Sep 2008 22:34:59 standard time in your timezone
Location
51.640N 176.688E
Depth
0 km
Distances
274 km (170 miles) ESE (118 degrees) of Attu Station, AK
1232 km (766 miles) E (90 degrees) of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia
3409 km (2119 miles) NE (47 degrees) of TOKYO, Japan
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 1.8 km; Vertical 0.4 km
Parameters
Nph = 25; Dmin = 130.0 km; Rmss = 0.89 seconds; Gp = 208°M-type = Ml; Version = 1
Event ID
AK 00067331

3.9 Ml - RAT ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
3.9 Ml
Date-Time
7 Sep 2008 02:18:15 UTC
6 Sep 2008 17:18:15 near epicenter
6 Sep 2008 20:18:15 standard time in your timezone
Location
52.238N 178.158E
Depth
100 km
Distances
343 km (213 miles) E (99 degrees) of Attu Station, AK
1315 km (817 miles) E (86 degrees) of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia
3525 km (2190 miles) NE (46 degrees) of TOKYO, Japan
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 1.8 km; Vertical 0.1 km
Parameters
Nph = 40; Dmin = 38.6 km; Rmss = 1.19 seconds; Gp = 140°M-type = Ml; Version = 1
Event ID
AK 00067109

4.4 Mb - RAT ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
4.4 Mb
Date-Time
28 Aug 2008 13:31:51 UTC
28 Aug 2008 04:31:51 near epicenter
28 Aug 2008 07:31:51 standard time in your timezone
Location
50.903N 179.115E
Depth
10 km
Distances
461 km (286 miles) ESE (116 degrees) of Attu Station, AK
1417 km (880 miles) E (91 degrees) of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia
3551 km (2207 miles) NE (49 degrees) of TOKYO, Japan
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 14.5 km; Vertical
Parameters
Nph = 38; Dmin = 54.6 km; Rmss = 1.11 seconds; Gp = 198°M-type = Mb; Version = Q
Event ID
US 2008wgcd ***This event supersedes event AK00065432.

4.3 Ml - RAT ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
4.3 Ml
Date-Time
28 Aug 2008 13:31:54 UTC
28 Aug 2008 04:31:54 near epicenter
28 Aug 2008 07:31:54 standard time in your timezone
Location
51.035N 178.976E
Depth
4 km
Distances
445 km (276 miles) ESE (115 degrees) of Attu Station, AK
1403 km (872 miles) E (91 degrees) of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia
3545 km (2203 miles) NE (49 degrees) of TOKYO, Japan
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 1.7 km; Vertical 0.2 km
Parameters
Nph = 32; Dmin = 44.6 km; Rmss = 1.10 seconds; Gp = 230°M-type = Ml; Version = 1
Event ID
AK 00065432
For updates, maps, and technical information, see: Event Page or U.S.G.S. Earthquake Hazards Program
Alaska Earthquake Information CenterGeophysical Institute, University of Alaska Fairbanks

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4.8 Mb - CENTRAL EAST PACIFIC RISE

Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
4.8 Mb
Date-Time
24 Sep 2008 22:03:48 UTC
24 Sep 2008 15:03:48 near epicenter
24 Sep 2008 16:03:48 standard time in your timezone
Location
3.254S 102.749W
Depth
10 km
Distances
2257 km (1402 miles) S (188 degrees) of Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 18.8 km; Vertical
Parameters
Nph = 54; Dmin = 999.9 km; Rmss = 0.78 seconds; Gp = 144°M-type = Mb; Version = 6
Event ID
US 2008xicf
For updates, maps, and technical information, see: Event Page or U.S.G.S. Earthquake Hazards Program
National Earthquake Information CenterU.S. Geological Surveyhttp://neic.usgs.gov/
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Wednesday, September 24, 2008

SOLOMON ISLANDS RECENT QUAKES

5.1 Mb - SOLOMON ISLANDS
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
5.1 Mb
Date-Time
24 Sep 2008 06:00:50 UTC
24 Sep 2008 17:00:50 near epicenter
24 Sep 2008 00:00:50 standard time in your timezone
Location
10.223S 161.381E
Depth
92 km
Distances
65 km (41 miles) WNW (293 degrees) of Kira Kira, Solomon Islands
178 km (110 miles) ESE (118 degrees) of HONIARA, Solomon Islands
180 km (112 miles) SSE (156 degrees) of Auki, Solomon Islands
1556 km (967 miles) E (94 degrees) of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 7.5 km; Vertical 12.5 km
Parameters
Nph = 53; Dmin = 180.0 km; Rmss = 0.73 seconds; Gp = 57°M-type = Mb; Version = 7
Event ID
US 2008xiaq
4.9 Mb - SOLOMON ISLANDS
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
4.9 Mb
Date-Time
22 Sep 2008 17:53:29 UTC
23 Sep 2008 04:53:29 near epicenter
22 Sep 2008 11:53:29 standard time in your timezone
Location
9.765S 160.213E
Depth
35 km
Distances
44 km (27 miles) SE (139 degrees) of HONIARA, Solomon Islands
125 km (78 miles) SSW (205 degrees) of Auki, Solomon Islands
203 km (126 miles) WNW (292 degrees) of Kira Kira, Solomon Islands
1427 km (887 miles) E (92 degrees) of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 15.2 km; Vertical 21.4 km
Parameters
Nph = 28; Dmin = 47.0 km; Rmss = 0.81 seconds; Gp = 126°M-type = Mb; Version = Q
Event ID
US 2008xgbh
For updates, maps, and technical information, see: Event Page or U.S.G.S. Earthquake Hazards Program
National Earthquake Information CenterU.S. Geological Surveyhttp://neic.usgs.gov/

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5.2 Mb - NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.

5.2 Mb - NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
5.2 Mb
Date-Time
22 Sep 2008 08:17:23 UTC
22 Sep 2008 18:17:23 near epicenter
22 Sep 2008 02:17:23 standard time in your timezone
Location
5.999S 151.004E
Depth
34 km
Distances
165 km (102 miles) E (81 degrees) of Kandrian, New Britain, PNG
237 km (148 miles) SSW (213 degrees) of Rabaul, New Britain, PNG
382 km (238 miles) S (177 degrees) of Kavieng, New Ireland, PNG
450 km (280 miles) E (80 degrees) of Lae, New Guinea, PNG
570 km (354 miles) NE (48 degrees) of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 9.6 km; Vertical 30.1 km
Parameters
Nph = 39; Dmin = 567.4 km; Rmss = 0.86 seconds; Gp = 57°M-type = Mb; Version = 7
Event ID
US 2008xgar
For updates, maps, and technical information, see: Event Page or U.S.G.S. Earthquake Hazards Program
National Earthquake Information CenterU.S. Geological Surveyhttp://neic.usgs.gov/
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4.8 Mb - NEAR THE COAST OF YEMEN

4.8 Mb - NEAR THE COAST OF YEMEN
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
4.8 Mb
Date-Time
20 Sep 2008 07:58:16 UTC
20 Sep 2008 10:58:16 near epicenter
20 Sep 2008 01:58:16 standard time in your timezone
Location
14.083N 50.243E
Depth
10 km
Distances
133 km (82 miles) ESE (114 degrees) of Al Mukalla, Yemen
266 km (165 miles) SSE (149 degrees) of Tarim, Yemen
383 km (238 miles) WNW (295 degrees) of Qalansiyah, Socotra Island, Yemen
663 km (412 miles) ESE (102 degrees) of SANA, Yemen
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 14.3 km; Vertical
Parameters
Nph = 21; Dmin = 133.9 km; Rmss = 1.25 seconds; Gp = 97°M-type = Mb; Version = Q
Event ID
US 2008xea5
For updates, maps, and technical information, see: Event Page or U.S.G.S. Earthquake Hazards Program
National Earthquake Information CenterU.S. Geological Surveyhttp://neic.usgs.gov/
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5.5 Mb - CENTRAL EAST PACIFIC RISE

5.5 Mb - CENTRAL EAST PACIFIC RISE
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
5.5 Mb
Date-Time
18 Sep 2008 01:41:02 UTC
17 Sep 2008 18:41:02 near epicenter
17 Sep 2008 19:41:02 standard time in your timezone
Location
4.687S 106.039W
Depth
10 km
Distances
2487 km (1546 miles) SSW (196 degrees) of Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 18.4 km; Vertical
Parameters
Nph = 139; Dmin = 999.9 km; Rmss = 0.99 seconds; Gp = 205°M-type = Mb; Version = 6
Event ID
US 2008xcak ***This event supersedes event PT08262000.
For updates, maps, and technical information, see: Event Page or U.S.G.S. Earthquake Hazards Program
National Earthquake Information CenterU.S. Geological Surveyhttp://neic.usgs.gov/
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5.7 Mw - EAST TIMOR REGION

5.7 Mw - EAST TIMOR REGION
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
5.7 Mw
Date-Time
14 Sep 2008 00:00:07 UTC
14 Sep 2008 08:00:07 near epicenter
13 Sep 2008 18:00:07 standard time in your timezone
Location
8.717S 126.862E
Depth
11 km
Distances
141 km (88 miles) E (96 degrees) of DILI, East Timor
394 km (245 miles) ENE (66 degrees) of Kupang, Timor, Indonesia
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 7.0 km; Vertical 21.7 km
Parameters
Nph = 203; Dmin = 886.0 km; Rmss = 0.96 seconds; Gp = 32°M-type = Mw; Version = 9
Event ID
US 2008wyab ***This event has been revised.
For updates, maps, and technical information, see: Event Page or U.S.G.S. Earthquake Hazards Program
National Earthquake Information CenterU.S. Geological Surveyhttp://neic.usgs.gov/
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MID ATLANTIC RIDGE QUAKES

5.4 Mb - SOUTHERN MID-ATLANTIC RIDGE
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
5.4 Mb
Date-Time
24 Sep 2008 17:12:16 UTC
24 Sep 2008 16:12:16 near epicenter
24 Sep 2008 11:12:16 standard time in your timezone
Location
22.686S 12.771W
Depth
10 km
Distances
2747 km (1707 miles) WSW (248 degrees) of Namibe, Angola
3061 km (1902 miles) W (264 degrees) of WINDHOEK, Namibia
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 7.9 km; Vertical
Parameters
Nph = 40; Dmin = 999.9 km; Rmss = 0.69 seconds; Gp = 54°M-type = Mb; Version = Q
Event ID
US 2008xibj
4.9 Mb - ASCENSION ISLAND REGION
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
4.9 Mb
Date-Time
19 Sep 2008 21:17:35 UTC
19 Sep 2008 20:17:35 near epicenter
19 Sep 2008 15:17:35 standard time in your timezone
Location
7.106S 13.026W
Depth
10 km
Distances
175 km (109 miles) ENE (58 degrees) of Ascension Island
1515 km (942 miles) S (190 degrees) of MONROVIA, Liberia
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 16.6 km; Vertical
Parameters
Nph = 18; Dmin = 999.9 km; Rmss = 1.16 seconds; Gp = 72°M-type = Mb; Version = 7
Event ID
US 2008xdbv
For updates, maps, and technical information, see: Event Page or U.S.G.S. Earthquake Hazards Program
National Earthquake Information CenterU.S. Geological Surveyhttp://neic.usgs.gov/

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CENTRAL AMERICA RECENT QUAKES

3.6 Mcd - PUERTO RICO REGION
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
3.6 Mcd
Date-Time
21 Sep 2008 02:47:46 UTC
20 Sep 2008 22:47:46 near epicenter
20 Sep 2008 20:47:46 standard time in your timezone
Location
19.650N 65.993W
Depth
117 km
Distances
131 km (81 miles) N (6 degrees) of SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico
135 km (84 miles) NNE (12 degrees) of Dorado, PR
136 km (84 miles) N (6 degrees) of Cataño, PR
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 18.0 km; Vertical 29.2 km
Parameters
Nph = 6; Dmin = 165.0 km; Rmss = 0.55 seconds; Gp = 288°M-type = Mcd; Version = 1
Event ID
PR p0826501
4.5 Mb - PANAMA-COSTA RICA BORDER REGION
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
4.5 Mb
Date-Time
20 Sep 2008 21:12:16 UTC
20 Sep 2008 16:12:16 near epicenter
20 Sep 2008 15:12:16 standard time in your timezone
Location
8.291N 82.174W
Depth
35 km
Distances
33 km (20 miles) ESE (119 degrees) of David, Panama
116 km (72 miles) S (176 degrees) of Bocas del Toro, Panama
132 km (82 miles) W (278 degrees) of Santiago, Panama
280 km (174 miles) SE (132 degrees) of SAN JOSE, Costa Rica
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 40.8 km; Vertical 11.2 km
Parameters
Nph = 57; Dmin = 274.8 km; Rmss = 0.78 seconds; Gp = 234°M-type = Mb; Version = 7
Event ID
US 2008xebk

4.9 Mb - GUATEMALA
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
4.9 Mb
Date-Time
20 Sep 2008 16:30:10 UTC
20 Sep 2008 10:30:10 near epicenter
20 Sep 2008 10:30:10 standard time in your timezone
Location
15.402N 91.666W
Depth
204 km
Distances
23 km (14 miles) WNW (293 degrees) of Huehuetenango, Huehuetenango, Guatemala
51 km (32 miles) NNE (16 degrees) of San Marcos, San Marcos, Guatemala
58 km (36 miles) ESE (119 degrees) of Frontera Comalapa, Chiapas, Mexico
66 km (41 miles) NNW (344 degrees) of Quezaltenango, Guatemala
150 km (93 miles) NW (305 degrees) of GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 17.4 km; Vertical
Parameters
Nph = 27; Dmin = 496.1 km; Rmss = 1.07 seconds; Gp = 180°M-type = Mb; Version = 6
Event ID
US 2008xea4

5.1 Mb - NEAR COAST OF GUATEMALA
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
5.1 Mb
Date-Time
20 Sep 2008 04:52:30 UTC
19 Sep 2008 22:52:30 near epicenter
19 Sep 2008 22:52:30 standard time in your timezone
Location
14.532N 92.119W
Depth
92 km
Distances
11 km (7 miles) E (100 degrees) of Suchiate, Chiapas, Mexico
44 km (28 miles) SSE (157 degrees) of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico
46 km (29 miles) W (269 degrees) of Retalhuleu, Retalhuleu, Guatemala
173 km (107 miles) W (266 degrees) of GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 7.3 km; Vertical 13.1 km
Parameters
Nph = 145; Dmin = 525.7 km; Rmss = 0.82 seconds; Gp = 172°M-type = Mb; Version = 7
Event ID
US 2008xean

4.4 Mb - NEAR COAST OF GUATEMALA
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
4.4 Mb
Date-Time
20 Sep 2008 02:26:00 UTC
19 Sep 2008 20:26:00 near epicenter
19 Sep 2008 20:26:00 standard time in your timezone
Location
13.336N 90.509W
Depth
82 km
Distances
94 km (59 miles) WSW (243 degrees) of Sonsonate, Sonsonate, El Salvador
96 km (60 miles) SW (227 degrees) of Ahuachapán, Ahuachapán, El Salvador
107 km (67 miles) SSW (192 degrees) of Cuilapa, Santa Rosa, Guatemala
128 km (80 miles) SW (235 degrees) of Santa Ana, Santa Ana, El Salvador
144 km (90 miles) S (180 degrees) of GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 14.7 km; Vertical 20.7 km
Parameters
Nph = 53; Dmin = 359.1 km; Rmss = 0.95 seconds; Gp = 194°M-type = Mb; Version = 7
Event ID
US 2008xeac

3.8 Mcd - PUERTO RICO REGION
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
3.8 Mcd
Date-Time
19 Sep 2008 18:08:54 UTC
19 Sep 2008 14:08:54 near epicenter
19 Sep 2008 12:08:54 standard time in your timezone
Location
18.470N 66.034W
Depth
119 km
Distances
7 km (4 miles) NNE (23 degrees) of San Juan, PR
10 km (6 miles) NW (320 degrees) of Carolina, PR
11 km (6 miles) E (98 degrees) of SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 1.3 km; Vertical 0.8 km
Parameters
Nph = 24; Dmin = 41.2 km; Rmss = 0.08 seconds; Gp = 180°M-type = Mcd; Version = 1
Event ID
PR p0826301
For updates, maps, and technical information, see: Event Page or U.S.G.S. Earthquake Hazards Program
Puerto Rico Seismic NetworkUniversity of Puerto Ricohttp://redsismica.uprm.edu//

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TONGA REGION RECENT QUAKES

4.7 Mb - SOUTH OF TONGA
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
4.7 Mb
Date-Time
23 Sep 2008 15:20:09 UTC
24 Sep 2008 03:20:09 near epicenter
23 Sep 2008 09:20:09 standard time in your timezone
Location
24.298S 175.426W
Depth
35 km
Distances
351 km (218 miles) S (183 degrees) of NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga
2784 km (1730 miles) WSW (250 degrees) of PAPEETE, Tahiti, French Polynesia
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 17.6 km; Vertical
Parameters
Nph = 15; Dmin = 994.1 km; Rmss = 1.12 seconds; Gp = 147°M-type = Mb; Version = Q
Event ID
US 2008xha8
4.7 Mb - SOUTH OF TONGA
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
4.7 Mb
Date-Time
22 Sep 2008 13:10:45 UTC
23 Sep 2008 01:10:45 near epicenter
22 Sep 2008 07:10:45 standard time in your timezone
Location
24.250S 175.906W
Depth
35 km
Distances
352 km (218 miles) S (191 degrees) of NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga
2831 km (1759 miles) WSW (250 degrees) of PAPEETE, Tahiti, French Polynesia
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 16.0 km; Vertical
Parameters
Nph = 23; Dmin = 956.9 km; Rmss = 1.15 seconds; Gp = 133°M-type = Mb; Version = Q
Event ID
US 2008xgaz

4.6 Mb - TONGA
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
4.6 Mb
Date-Time
21 Sep 2008 19:19:20 UTC
22 Sep 2008 08:19:20 near epicenter
21 Sep 2008 13:19:20 standard time in your timezone
Location
15.632S 174.823W
Depth
271 km
Distances
347 km (216 miles) NNW (345 degrees) of Neiafu, Tonga
388 km (241 miles) WSW (238 degrees) of APIA, Samoa
468 km (291 miles) WSW (251 degrees) of PAGO PAGO, American Samoa
2698 km (1676 miles) W (271 degrees) of PAPEETE, Tahiti, French Polynesia
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 17.2 km; Vertical 9.9 km
Parameters
Nph = 41; Dmin = 379.4 km; Rmss = 0.88 seconds; Gp = 133°M-type = Mb; Version = Q
Event ID
US 2008xfbi

5.2 Mb - TONGA
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
5.2 Mb
Date-Time
21 Sep 2008 06:36:24 UTC
21 Sep 2008 19:36:24 near epicenter
21 Sep 2008 00:36:24 standard time in your timezone
Location
16.170S 173.881W
Depth
74 km
Distances
276 km (172 miles) N (2 degrees) of Neiafu, Tonga
349 km (217 miles) SW (221 degrees) of APIA, Samoa
402 km (250 miles) WSW (238 degrees) of PAGO PAGO, American Samoa
2590 km (1610 miles) W (270 degrees) of PAPEETE, Tahiti, French Polynesia
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 28.2 km; Vertical 20.5 km
Parameters
Nph = 112; Dmin = 337.3 km; Rmss = 0.62 seconds; Gp = 183°M-type = Mb; Version = 6
Event ID
US 2008xfaf

4.8 Mb - SOUTH OF TONGA
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
4.8 Mb
Date-Time
19 Sep 2008 17:29:53 UTC
20 Sep 2008 05:29:53 near epicenter
19 Sep 2008 11:29:53 standard time in your timezone
Location
24.465S 175.846W
Depth
49 km
Distances
374 km (232 miles) S (190 degrees) of NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga
2830 km (1758 miles) WSW (250 degrees) of PAPEETE, Tahiti, French Polynesia
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 20.5 km; Vertical 27.4 km
Parameters
Nph = 24; Dmin = 978.7 km; Rmss = 1.28 seconds; Gp = 147°M-type = Mb; Version = 6
Event ID
US 2008xda5
For updates, maps, and technical information, see: Event Page or U.S.G.S. Earthquake Hazards Program
National Earthquake Information CenterU.S. Geological Surveyhttp://neic.usgs.gov/

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SAMOA ISLANDS REGION QUAKES

4.6 Mb - SAMOA ISLANDS
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
4.6 Mb
Date-Time
19 Sep 2008 09:47:31 UTC
18 Sep 2008 22:47:31 near epicenter
19 Sep 2008 03:47:31 standard time in your timezone
Location
13.827S 172.581W
Depth
61 km
Distances
90 km (56 miles) W (268 degrees) of APIA, Samoa
209 km (130 miles) WNW (283 degrees) of PAGO PAGO, American Samoa
2496 km (1551 miles) W (276 degrees) of PAPEETE, Tahiti, French Polynesia
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 46.8 km; Vertical 27.3 km
Parameters
Nph = 48; Dmin = 87.5 km; Rmss = 0.80 seconds; Gp = 165°M-type = Mb; Version = 7
Event ID
US 2008xdar
5.2 Mb - SAMOA ISLANDS REGION
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
5.2 Mb
Date-Time
16 Sep 2008 09:46:58 UTC
16 Sep 2008 22:46:58 near epicenter
16 Sep 2008 03:46:58 standard time in your timezone
Location
16.623S 172.703W
Depth
35 km
Distances
263 km (164 miles) NNE (31 degrees) of Neiafu, Tonga
330 km (205 miles) SSW (198 degrees) of APIA, Samoa
339 km (210 miles) SW (219 degrees) of PAGO PAGO, American Samoa
2460 km (1528 miles) W (269 degrees) of PAPEETE, Tahiti, French Polynesia
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 9.4 km; Vertical
Parameters
Nph = 142; Dmin = 999.9 km; Rmss = 0.81 seconds; Gp = 50°M-type = Mb; Version = 7
Event ID
US 2008xaav ***This event supersedes event PT08260001.
For updates, maps, and technical information, see: Event Page or U.S.G.S. Earthquake Hazards Program
National Earthquake Information CenterU.S. Geological Surveyhttp://neic.usgs.gov/

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5.0 Mb - NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G.

5.0 Mb - NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G.
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
5.0 Mb
Date-Time
18 Sep 2008 18:46:45 UTC
19 Sep 2008 04:46:45 near epicenter
18 Sep 2008 12:46:45 standard time in your timezone
Location
4.773S 153.336E
Depth
83 km
Distances
142 km (88 miles) ESE (116 degrees) of Rabaul, New Britain, PNG
293 km (182 miles) WNW (303 degrees) of Arawa, Bougainville, PNG
373 km (232 miles) SE (131 degrees) of Kavieng, New Ireland, PNG
735 km (456 miles) ENE (73 degrees) of Lae, New Guinea, PNG
855 km (531 miles) NE (53 degrees) of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 10.4 km; Vertical
Parameters
Nph = 28; Dmin = 853.3 km; Rmss = 1.06 seconds; Gp = 100°M-type = Mb; Version = 6
Event ID
US 2008xcbq
For updates, maps, and technical information, see: Event Page or U.S.G.S. Earthquake Hazards Program
National Earthquake Information CenterU.S. Geological Surveyhttp://neic.usgs.gov/
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3.9 Mb - CYPRUS REGION

3.9 Mb - CYPRUS REGION
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
3.9 Mb
Date-Time
17 Sep 2008 01:09:19 UTC
17 Sep 2008 04:09:19 near epicenter
16 Sep 2008 19:09:19 standard time in your timezone
Location
35.901N 31.672E
Depth
83 km
Distances
79 km (49 miles) SSW (203 degrees) of Alanya, Turkey
140 km (87 miles) SE (141 degrees) of Antalya, Turkey
161 km (100 miles) WSW (255 degrees) of Gulnar, Turkey
173 km (108 miles) WNW (299 degrees) of NICOSIA, Cyprus
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: ; Vertical
Parameters
Nph = 20; Dmin = 183.3 km; Rmss = ; Gp = 165°M-type = Mb; Version = Q
Event ID
US 2008xbah
For updates, maps, and technical information, see: Event Page or U.S.G.S. Earthquake Hazards Program
National Earthquake Information CenterU.S. Geological Surveyhttp://neic.usgs.gov/
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4.8 Mb - REYKJANES RIDGE

4.8 Mb - REYKJANES RIDGE
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
4.8 Mb
Date-Time
22 Sep 2008 23:34:01 UTC
22 Sep 2008 21:34:01 near epicenter
22 Sep 2008 17:34:01 standard time in your timezone
Location
54.221N 35.186W
Depth
10 km
Distances
1331 km (827 miles) SW (220 degrees) of REYKJAVIK, Iceland
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 28.9 km; Vertical
Parameters
Nph = 25; Dmin = 999.9 km; Rmss = 0.79 seconds; Gp = 140°M-type = Mb; Version = 6
Event ID
US 2008xgcs
For updates, maps, and technical information, see: Event Page or U.S.G.S. Earthquake Hazards Program
National Earthquake Information CenterU.S. Geological Surveyhttp://neic.usgs.gov/
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TAIWAN REGION QUAKES

4.9 Mb - TAIWAN REGION
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
4.9 Mb
Date-Time
10 Sep 2008 11:55:37 UTC
10 Sep 2008 19:55:37 near epicenter
10 Sep 2008 05:55:37 standard time in your timezone
Location
25.058N 122.263E
Depth
36 km
Distances
66 km (41 miles) NE (39 degrees) of Su-ao, Taiwan
74 km (46 miles) E (92 degrees) of T'AI-PEI, Taiwan
132 km (82 miles) ENE (77 degrees) of Hsin-chu, Taiwan
1169 km (726 miles) N (6 degrees) of MANILA, Philippines
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 9.1 km; Vertical 11.9 km
Parameters
Nph = 35; Dmin = 78.9 km; Rmss = 1.06 seconds; Gp = 57°M-type = Mb; Version = 7
Event ID
US 2008wubf
5.3 Mb - TAIWAN REGION
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
5.3 Mb
Date-Time
9 Sep 2008 07:43:13 UTC
9 Sep 2008 15:43:13 near epicenter
9 Sep 2008 01:43:13 standard time in your timezone
Location
24.628N 122.617E
Depth
97 km
Distances
78 km (48 miles) E (87 degrees) of Su-ao, Taiwan
120 km (75 miles) ESE (115 degrees) of T'AI-PEI, Taiwan
128 km (80 miles) NE (55 degrees) of Hua-lien, Taiwan
1127 km (700 miles) N (9 degrees) of MANILA, Philippines
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 6.1 km; Vertical 4.6 km
Parameters
Nph = 99; Dmin = 115.5 km; Rmss = 0.83 seconds; Gp = 46°M-type = Mb; Version = 6
Event ID
US 2008wtaw ***This event supersedes event PT08253011.
For updates, maps, and technical information, see: Event Page or U.S.G.S. Earthquake Hazards Program
National Earthquake Information CenterU.S. Geological Surveyhttp://neic.usgs.gov/

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4.8 Mb - NORTH OF SVALBARD

4.8 Mb - NORTH OF SVALBARD
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
4.8 Mb
Date-Time
9 Sep 2008 04:22:42 UTC
9 Sep 2008 04:22:42 near epicenter
8 Sep 2008 22:22:42 standard time in your timezone
Location
80.636N 3.796W
Depth
10 km
Distances
267 km (166 miles) ESE (110 degrees) of Nord, Greenland
1624 km (1009 miles) NNW (337 degrees) of Murmansk, Russia
1911 km (1188 miles) N (10 degrees) of REYKJAVIK, Iceland
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 10.6 km; Vertical
Parameters
Nph = 54; Dmin = 999.9 km; Rmss = 0.71 seconds; Gp = 118°M-type = Mb; Version = 6
Event ID
US 2008wtaj
For updates, maps, and technical information, see: Event Page or U.S.G.S. Earthquake Hazards Program
National Earthquake Information CenterU.S. Geological Surveyhttp://neic.usgs.gov/
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NORTH AMERICA RECENT QUAKES

4.5 Mb - CHIAPAS, MEXICO
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
4.5 Mb
Date-Time
23 Sep 2008 03:48:23 UTC
22 Sep 2008 22:48:23 near epicenter
22 Sep 2008 21:48:23 standard time in your timezone
Location
15.821N 92.964W
Depth
130 km
Distances
31 km (19 miles) ENE (62 degrees) of Pijijiapan, Chiapas, Mexico
44 km (27 miles) N (351 degrees) of Mapastepec, Chiapas, Mexico
54 km (33 miles) SSE (148 degrees) of Villaflores, Chiapas, Mexico
105 km (65 miles) S (171 degrees) of Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, Mexico
294 km (183 miles) WNW (297 degrees) of GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 13.3 km; Vertical 17.2 km
Parameters
Nph = 54; Dmin = 642.8 km; Rmss = 0.96 seconds; Gp = 190°M-type = Mb; Version = 7
Event ID
US 2008xhae
6.4 Mw - OFF COAST OF COLIMA, MEXICO
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
6.4 Mw
Date-Time
24 Sep 2008 02:33:11 UTC
23 Sep 2008 19:33:11 near epicenter
23 Sep 2008 20:33:11 standard time in your timezone
Location
17.828N 105.487W
Depth
41 km
Distances
183 km (114 miles) SW (222 degrees) of Manzanillo, Colima, Mexico
185 km (115 miles) SSW (212 degrees) of Cihuatlán, Jalisco, Mexico
601 km (373 miles) W (281 degrees) of Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 7.4 km; Vertical 11.3 km
Parameters
Nph = 182; Dmin = 999.9 km; Rmss = 0.88 seconds; Gp = 183°M-type = Mw; Version = 7
Event ID
US 2008xiai ***This event supersedes event PT08268000.

4.9 Mb - GUERRERO, MEXICO
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
4.9 Mb
Date-Time
23 Sep 2008 22:46:23 UTC
23 Sep 2008 17:46:23 near epicenter
23 Sep 2008 16:46:23 standard time in your timezone
Location
16.860N 99.829W
Depth
45 km
Distances
10 km (6 miles) E (83 degrees) of Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico
32 km (20 miles) SE (126 degrees) of Coyuca, Guerrero, Mexico
51 km (32 miles) W (278 degrees) of San Marcos, Guerrero, Mexico
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 10.4 km; Vertical 19.7 km
Parameters
Nph = 123; Dmin = 999.9 km; Rmss = 0.56 seconds; Gp = 183°M-type = Mb; Version = 6
Event ID
US 2008xhb5

4.6 Mb - GUERRERO, MEXICO
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
4.6 Mb
Date-Time
22 Sep 2008 05:55:58 UTC
22 Sep 2008 00:55:58 near epicenter
21 Sep 2008 23:55:58 standard time in your timezone
Location
16.886N 99.786W
Depth
42 km
Distances
15 km (9 miles) ENE (74 degrees) of Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico
34 km (21 miles) ESE (118 degrees) of Coyuca, Guerrero, Mexico
47 km (29 miles) WNW (282 degrees) of San Marcos, Guerrero, Mexico
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 7.7 km; Vertical 12.0 km
Parameters
Nph = 125; Dmin = 999.9 km; Rmss = 0.71 seconds; Gp = 183°M-type = Mb; Version = 7
Event ID
US 2008xgai

5.2 Mb - NORTHWEST TERRITORIES, CANADA
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
5.2 Mb
Date-Time
20 Sep 2008 05:16:11 UTC
19 Sep 2008 23:16:11 near epicenter
19 Sep 2008 23:16:11 standard time in your timezone
Location
63.594N 129.120W
Depth
10 km
Distances
222 km (138 miles) SSW (213 degrees) of Norman Wells, NWT, Canada
396 km (246 miles) N (358 degrees) of Watson Lake, Yukon Territory, Canada
443 km (275 miles) NE (41 degrees) of Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada
907 km (564 miles) E (90 degrees) of Fairbanks, AK
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 4.0 km; Vertical
Parameters
Nph = 210; Dmin = 509.1 km; Rmss = 1.20 seconds; Gp = 28°M-type = Mb; Version = 6
Event ID
US 2008xeas ***This event supersedes event AT00188777.

4.5 Ml - NEAR ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
4.5 Ml
Date-Time
5 Sep 2008 18:48:42 UTC
5 Sep 2008 09:48:42 near epicenter
5 Sep 2008 12:48:42 standard time in your timezone
Location
52.291N 172.184E
Depth
11 km
Distances
92 km (57 miles) SW (228 degrees) of Attu Station, AK
915 km (569 miles) E (90 degrees) of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia
3144 km (1954 miles) NE (44 degrees) of TOKYO, Japan
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 4.0 km; Vertical 5.3 km
Parameters
Nph = 12; Dmin = 138.7 km; Rmss = 0.71 seconds; Gp = 241°M-type = Ml; Version = 1
Event ID
AK 00066873

4.9 Mb - VANCOUVER ISLAND, CANADA REGION
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
4.9 Mb
Date-Time
6 Sep 2008 11:25:58 UTC
6 Sep 2008 04:25:58 near epicenter
6 Sep 2008 05:25:58 standard time in your timezone
Location
49.818N 130.018W
Depth
10 km
Distances
203 km (126 miles) WSW (243 degrees) of Port Hardy, BC, Canada
343 km (213 miles) W (269 degrees) of Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada
425 km (264 miles) WNW (294 degrees) of Neah Bay, WA
500 km (311 miles) W (279 degrees) of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 5.8 km; Vertical
Parameters
Nph = 128; Dmin = 496.4 km; Rmss = 1.05 seconds; Gp = 140°M-type = Mb; Version = 7
Event ID
US 2008wqa7

4.9 Mb - VANCOUVER ISLAND, CANADA REGION
Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude
4.9 Mb
Date-Time
6 Sep 2008 01:10:21 UTC
5 Sep 2008 18:10:21 near epicenter
5 Sep 2008 19:10:21 standard time in your timezone
Location
49.790N 130.063W
Depth
10 km
Distances
208 km (129 miles) WSW (242 degrees) of Port Hardy, BC, Canada
347 km (216 miles) W (268 degrees) of Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada
427 km (265 miles) WNW (294 degrees) of Neah Bay, WA
503 km (313 miles) W (279 degrees) of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Location Uncertainty
Horizontal: 6.2 km; Vertical
Parameters
Nph = 127; Dmin = 498.9 km; Rmss = 1.15 seconds; Gp = 140°M-type = Mb; Version = 7
Event ID
US 2008wqab
For updates, maps, and technical information, see: Event Page or U.S.G.S. Earthquake Hazards Program
National Earthquake Information CenterU.S. Geological Surveyhttp://neic.usgs.gov/

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