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World Earthquake Report for Thursday, 8 October 2020

Friday Oct 09, 2020 00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  9 Oct 2020
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 9 Oct 2020

Summary: 1 quake 6.0+, 5 quakes 5.0+, 29 quakes 4.0+, 90 quakes 3.0+, 195 quakes 2.0+ (320 total)
Global seismic activity level on 8 October 2020: HIGH

Magnitude 6+: 1 earthquake
Magnitude 5+: 5 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 29 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 90 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 195 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 7 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 2.5 x 1014 joules (68.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 58987 tons of TNT or 3.7 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (8 Oct 2020):

#1: 6.3 quake: 38 Km ENE of Kainantu, Papua New Guinea, 8 Oct 2020 07:35
#2: 5.7 quake: 47 Km ESE of Nikolski, Alaska, USA, 8 Oct 2020 14:22
#3: 5.7 quake: New Britain Region, P.N.G., Papua New Guinea, 8 Oct 2020 15:58
#4: 5.2 quake: Jan Mayen Island Region, Svalbard & Jan Mayen, 8 Oct 2020 10:42
#5: 5.2 quake: South Sandwich Islands Region, 8 Oct 2020 15:48
#6: 5.1 quake: Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G., Papua New Guinea, 8 Oct 2020 23:14
#7: 4.9 quake: Ryukyu Islands, Japan, 8 Oct 2020 03:34
#8: 4.9 quake: South Shetland Islands, Antarctica, 8 Oct 2020 09:02
#9: 4.9 quake: 131 Km SSW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea, 8 Oct 2020 10:31
#10: 4.9 quake: 168 Km ESE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands, 8 Oct 2020 16:27

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 6.3 quake: 38 Km ENE of Kainantu, Papua New Guinea, 8 Oct 2020 07:35 - 48 reports
#2: 4.1 quake: New Zealand, 8 Oct 2020 09:10 - 6 reports
#3: 4.1 quake: 37 Km Al N De Valparaíso, Chile, 8 Oct 2020 04:28 - 4 reports
#4: 5.7 quake: New Britain Region, P.N.G., Papua New Guinea, 8 Oct 2020 15:58 - 2 reports
#5: 4.3 quake: 28 Km Al N De Camiña, Chile, 8 Oct 2020 03:24 - 2 reports
#6: 2.1 quake: 10 Km ENE of Pāhala, Hawaii, USA, 8 Oct 2020 19:52 - 2 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
Previous news
Thursday, Oct 08, 2020
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  8 Oct 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Biliran (1 quake mag 2.9), Clear Lake (21 quakes between mag 0.3-1.8), Coso (1 quake mag 1.2), Eldey (1 quake mag 2.9), Etna (3 quakes between mag 1.1-1.6), Fourpeaked (1 quake mag 1.9) ... read all
Thursday, Oct 08, 2020
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 5 during October 2020
Jump to daily reports for Oct 2020: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8
Summary: 4 quakes 6.0+, 38 quakes 5.0+, 263 quakes 4.0+, 820 quakes 3.0+, 1977 quakes 2.0+ (3102 total) ... read all
Thursday, Oct 08, 2020
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  8 Oct 2020
Summary: 3 quakes 5.0+, 35 quakes 4.0+, 105 quakes 3.0+, 249 quakes 2.0+ (392 total)
Global seismic activity level on 7 October 2020: LOW
... read all
Wednesday, Oct 07, 2020
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  7 Oct 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Arenal (1 quake mag 2.6), Askja (4 quakes between mag 0.7-2.0), Clear Lake (18 quakes between mag 0.4-1.7), Eldey (3 quakes between mag 0.8-1.1), Etna (6 quakes between mag 1.1-2.9), Grímsnes (12 quakes between mag 0.1-1.2) ... read all
Wednesday, Oct 07, 2020
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 5 during October 2020
Jump to daily reports for Oct 2020: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7
Summary: 3 quakes 6.0+, 32 quakes 5.0+, 231 quakes 4.0+, 720 quakes 3.0+, 1741 quakes 2.0+ (2727 total) ... read all

 

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