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Strong 6.8 Earthquake Jolts North East India

An earthquake with an intensity of 6.8 on the Richter Scale today jolted the northern and eastern parts of the country.


The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said in Delhi that the quake occurred at 6.10 pm with its epicentre near Sikkim-Nepal border.

The quake was also felt in certain parts of the national capital.

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Off the East Coast of Honshu, Japan - Earthquake Magnitude 6.2

Honshu Quake2_160911
© USGS
Earthquake Location
Date-Time:
Friday, September 16, 2011 at 21:08:05 UTC

Saturday, September 17, 2011 at 07:08:05 AM at epicenter

Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones

Location:
40.221°N, 143.050°E

Depth:
20.2 km (12.6 miles)

Region:
OFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN

Distances:
137 km (85 miles) ESE of Hachinohe, Honshu, Japan

172 km (106 miles) ENE of Morioka, Honshu, Japan

205 km (127 miles) ESE of Aomori, Honshu, Japan

580 km (360 miles) NNE of TOKYO, Japan

Bizarro Earth

Near the East Coast of Honshu, Japan - Earthquake Magnitude 6.6

Honshu Quake_160911
© USGS
Earthquake Location
Date-Time:
Friday, September 16, 2011 at 19:26:42 UTC

Saturday, September 17, 2011 at 04:26:42 AM at epicenter

Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones

Location:
40.288°N, 142.727°E

Depth:
36.3 km (22.6 miles)

Region:
NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN

Distances:
108 km (67 miles) ESE of Hachinohe, Honshu, Japan

149 km (92 miles) ENE of Morioka, Honshu, Japan

177 km (109 miles) ESE of Aomori, Honshu, Japan

574 km (356 miles) NNE of TOKYO, Japan

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Canada: 4.1 Earthquake hits off Vancouver Island

Image
© Times Colonist
4.1 Earthquake hits off Vancouver Island
Another earthquake has struck off the coast of Vancouver Island Thursday morning, the second to hit the region in a week.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the 4.1 magnitude quake struck about 25 kilometres off Nootka Sound in Northwestern Vancouver Island, roughly in the same area as a 6.3 earthquake that struck last Friday.

The quake happened roughly around 4 a.m. this morning, USGS indicates.

No tsunami warning has been issued, and there has been no reports of damage or injuries.

Meanwhile, a magnitude 6 earthquake occurred in the Caribbean Sea off the southern coast of Cuba on Thursday, but there were no immediate reports of any damage on the island.

Bizarro Earth

Fiji Region: Earthquake Magnitude 7.3

Image
© USGS
Date-Time:
Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 19:30:59 UTC

Friday, September 16, 2011 at 07:30:59 AM at epicenter

Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones

Location:
21.559°S, 179.369°W

Depth:
626.1 km (389.1 miles)

Region:
FIJI REGION

Distances:
120 km (74 miles) SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji

425 km (264 miles) W of NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga

453 km (281 miles) SSE of SUVA, Viti Levu, Fiji

1788 km (1111 miles) NNE of Auckland, New Zealand

Bizarro Earth

New Zealand: Earthquake Magnitude 6.0 - East of the North Island

Image
© USGS
Date-Time:
Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 07:53:12 UTC

Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 07:53:12 PM at epicenter

Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones

Location:
35.430°S, 177.878°W

Depth:
13.4 km (8.3 miles)

Region:
EAST OF THE NORTH ISLAND, NEW ZEALAND

Distances:
1609 km (1000 miles) S (189°) from NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga

3428 km (2130 miles) SW (229°) from PAPEETE, Tahiti, French Polynesia

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Japan: Earthquake Magnitude 6.2 - Near East Coast of Honshu

Image
© USGS
Date-Time:
Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 08:00:07 UTC

Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 05:00:07 PM at epicenter

Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones

Location:
36.289°N, 141.308°E

Depth:
10 km (6.2 miles)

Region:
NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN

Distances:
74 km (45 miles) E of Mito, Honshu, Japan

92 km (57 miles) SSE of Iwaki, Honshu, Japan

131 km (81 miles) ESE of Utsunomiya, Honshu, Japan

155 km (96 miles) ENE of TOKYO, Japan

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Cuba: Earthquake Magnitude 5.1 - Near Cuba

Image
© USGS
Date-Time:
Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 08:43:07 UTC

Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 04:43:07 AM at epicenter
Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones

Location:
19.563°N, 78.008°W

Depth:
5 km (3.1 miles)

Region:
CUBA REGION

Distances:
122 km (75 miles) N of Montego Bay, Jamaica

169 km (105 miles) WSW of Bayamo, Cuba

216 km (134 miles) NW of KINGSTON, Jamaica

722 km (448 miles) SSE of Miami, Florida

Bizarro Earth

Near Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska - Earthquake Magnitude 6.1

Alaska Quake_140911
© USGS
Earthquake Location
Date-Time:
Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at 18:10:07 UTC

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at 09:10:07 AM at epicenter

Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones

Location:
53.138°N, 173.022°E

Depth:
1 km (~0.6 mile) (poorly constrained)

Region:
NEAR ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS, ALASKA

Distances:
27 km (16 miles) NNW of Attu, Alaska

87 km (54 miles) WNW of Shemya Island, Alaska

3180 km (1975 miles) W of WHITEHORSE, Yukon Territory, Canada

3236 km (2010 miles) NE of TOKYO, Japan

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US: California Earthquake Magnitude 4.1 - Greater Los Angeles Area

Image
© USGS
Date-Time:
Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at 14:44:51 UTC

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at 07:44:51 AM at epicenter

Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones

Location:
33.953°N, 117.076°W

Depth:
16.9 km (10.5 miles)

Region:
GREATER LOS ANGELES AREA, CALIFORNIA

Distances:
9 km (6 miles) SSW (196°) from Yucaipa, CA

10 km (6 miles) WNW (289°) from Beaumont, CA

13 km (8 miles) SSE (162°) from Mentone, CA

14 km (9 miles) ENE (78°) from Moreno Valley, CA

109 km (67 miles) E (96°) from Los Angeles Civic Center, CA