Archive for May, 2010

Magnitude 6.5 – ACRE, BRAZIL – May 24, 2010

May 24, 2010

The BC-ESP recorded the magnitude 6.5 earthquake from Acre, Brazil on May 24, 2010.

For more info on this earthquake, go to US Geological Survey report.

Coordinates of earthquake: -8.072°S, -71.569°W

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Magnitude 6.1 – CENTRAL PERU – May 23, 2010

May 24, 2010

The BC-ESP recorded the magnitude 6.1 earthquake from Central Peru on May 23, 2010.

For more info on this earthquake, go to US Geological Survey report.

Coordinates of earthquake: -13.899°S, -74.332°W

This seismogram was recorded at Nashoba Technical High School, Westford, MA.

Magnitude 7.2 – NORTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA – May 9, 2010

May 9, 2010

The BC-ESP recorded the magnitude 7.2 earthquake from Northern Sumatra, Indonesia on May 9, 2010.

For more info on this earthquake, go to US Geological Survey report.

Coordinates of earthquake: 3.775°N, 96.055°E

Reports of slight damage and a power outage on Simeulue island.  Felt (V) at Banda Aceh. Widely felt in Indonesia.  Also felt in Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore and Thailand. (USGS)

This seismogram was recorded at St. Peter School, Cambridge, MA.