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Another week and the trend is unchanged, slightly lower at 80.9% of total earthquakes worldwide in the last 7 days in the map area according to USGS. There have been an increase worldwide of bigger earthquakes, 104, of which 4 fell in the map area thanks to Alaska (3).In the week since last update the pattern is the same. It has fallen slightly to just 81.3%.
M 5.3 - 6km ESE of San Clemente, PeruMOSCOW, December 5. /TASS/. Two powerful earthquakes hit off Russia’s Far Eastern Kuril Islands on Thursday, the European Mediterranean Seismological Center has reported.
The first 5-magnitude quake occurred with the epicenter some 104 km to the southeast of Shikotan at the depth of 20 km.
The second earthquake with the magnitude of 5.6 had the epicenter 184 km to the east of Kurilsk on Iturup Island. The quake’s depth was 10 km.
No damage, casualties or a tsunami threat have been reported.
The trend continues. In the last week, there were 83 earthquakes worldwide equal or greater than 4.5 and three of those in the usual map area. There were a total of 2077 earthquakes of which 1743 fell in the map area as shown below. This amounts to 83.9% of all earthquakes worldwide.Another week and the trend is unchanged, slightly lower at 80.9% of total earthquakes worldwide in the last 7 days in the map area according to USGS.
This last week has been a bit quieter with only 74 earthquakes equal or greater to 4.5 worldwide and none in the usual map area. In all there was a total of 2099 earthquakes worldwide of all sizes, of which 1785 were in the map area amounting to 85.0%. That there consistently are above 80% in the map area speaks for itself.The trend continues. In the last week, there were 83 earthquakes worldwide equal or greater than 4.5 and three of those in the usual map area. There were a total of 2077 earthquakes of which 1743 fell in the map area as shown below. This amounts to 83.9% of all earthquakes worldwide.
At least 7 people injured in earthquake in south-western China — mediaMOSCOW (Sputnik) - A 5.9-magnitude earthquake on Wednesday struck off the coast of New Zealand's Raoul Island, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said.
The earthquake was registered at 01:56 GMT. Its epicentre was located 80 kilometres (49.7 miles) to the southwest of the island, at a depth of 10 kilometres, the USGS added. No casualties or damage have been reported.
M 5.5 - Southeast of Easter IslandBEIJING, December 18. /TASS/. At least 7 people were injured in the earthquake of 5.2 magnitude that rocked China's south-western province of Sichuan on Wednesday, China Central Television reported.
Those injured were hospitalized. No details about their condition have been made public.
Several schools in the affected area were evacuated. Several trains were delayed. The search and rescue operation continues in the affected area.
The earthquake was registered at 8:14am local time (3:14am Moscow time). The earthquake's epicenter lay near the city of Neijiang at the depth of around 14 km.