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World Earthquake Report for Thursday, 15 October 2020

Friday Oct 16, 2020 00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 16 Oct 2020

Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 16 Oct 2020

Summary: 5 quakes 5.0+, 28 quakes 4.0+, 90 quakes 3.0+, 183 quakes 2.0+ (306 total)
Magnitude 5+: 5 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 28 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 90 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 183 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher

Total seismic energy estimate: 2.9 x 1013 joules (7.96 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 6845 tons of TNT or 0.4 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (15 Oct 2020):

#1: 5.4 quake: Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 15 Oct 2020 09:41
#2: 5.1 quake: 16 km W of Villa Basilio Nievas, Argentina, 15 Oct 2020 02:20
#3: 5.1 quake: Kermadec Islands region, 15 Oct 2020 14:09
#4: 5.0 quake: Off West Coast of Northern Sumatra, Indonesia, 15 Oct 2020 04:59
#5: 5.0 quake: Kermadec Islands region, 15 Oct 2020 07:00
#6: 4.9 quake: New Zealand, 15 Oct 2020 02:09
#7: 4.9 quake: 43 Km SE of Davao, Philippines, 15 Oct 2020 08:51
#8: 4.8 quake: 121 Km S of Hihifo, Tonga, 15 Oct 2020 01:20
#9: 4.8 quake: 161 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines, 15 Oct 2020 15:19
#10: 4.8 quake: 209 km SW of Sungai Penuh, Indonesia, 15 Oct 2020 22:06

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 4.0 quake: 21 Km SE of Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska, USA, 15 Oct 2020 16:0542 reports
#2: 5.1 quake: 16 km W of Villa Basilio Nievas, Argentina, 15 Oct 2020 02:2012 reports
#3: 3.8 quake: 24 Km S of La Parguera, Puerto Rico, 15 Oct 2020 18:066 reports
#4: 4.9 quake: 43 Km SE of Davao, Philippines, 15 Oct 2020 08:514 reports
#5: 2.5 quake: Northern California, USA, 15 Oct 2020 15:174 reports
#6: 4.5 quake: 63 Km Al Noreste De Zacapa, Guatemala, 15 Oct 2020 21:403 reports
#7: 2.4 quake: AlborÁn Oeste, Spain, 15 Oct 2020 23:192 reports
#8: 4.0 quake: Ecuador – Manabi, A 5.35km De Jaramijo, 15 Oct 2020 19:492 reports
#9: 3.1 quake: 26 Km SW of Istanbul, Turkey, 15 Oct 2020 13:552 reports
#10: 2.6 quake: 1 Km W of Belk, Alabama, USA, 15 Oct 2020 07:512 reports

Earthquake stats:

Number of quakes and energy released vs time

Number of quakes and energy vs time

Number of quakes and energy released vs magnitude

Number of quakes and energy vs magnitude

Magnitude of quakes and energy released vs time

Magnitude of quakes and energy vs time

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