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World Earthquake Report for Friday, 9 October 2020

Sat, 10 Oct 2020, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 10 Oct 2020
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 10 Oct 2020

Summary: 2 quakes 5.0+, 26 quakes 4.0+, 86 quakes 3.0+, 200 quakes 2.0+ (314 total)
Global seismic activity level on 9 October 2020: LOW

Magnitude 5+: 2 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 26 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 86 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 200 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 2.4 x 1013 joules (6.77 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5821 tons of TNT or 0.4 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (9 Oct 2020):

#1: 5.5 quake: 112 km WNW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu, 9 Oct 2020 21:22
#2: 5.3 quake: 116 Km S of Katabu, Indonesia, 9 Oct 2020 02:57
#3: 4.8 quake: Catamarca Province, Argentina, 9 Oct 2020 08:55
#4: 4.8 quake: 49 Km S of Neiafu, Tonga, 9 Oct 2020 17:01
#5: 4.6 quake: 58 Km NNE of Nicola Town, Saint Kitts And Nevis, Guadeloupe, 9 Oct 2020 04:14
#6: 4.6 quake: Northern Sumatra, Indonesia, 9 Oct 2020 05:57
#7: 4.5 quake: 85 Km ENE of Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, 9 Oct 2020 01:21
#8: 4.5 quake: 156 Km Al Oeste De Isla De Malpelo, Colombia, 9 Oct 2020 21:01
#9: 4.4 quake: New Zealand, 9 Oct 2020 10:00
#10: 4.4 quake: 20 Km SSE of Karakol, Kyrgyzstan, 9 Oct 2020 15:31

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 4.6 quake: 58 Km NNE of Nicola Town, Saint Kitts And Nevis, Guadeloupe, 9 Oct 2020 04:14 - 34 reports
#2: 2.5 quake: 2km E of Granada Hills, CA, USA, 9 Oct 2020 06:59 - 11 reports
#3: 2.3 quake: 7km WSW of Gilroy, CA, USA, 9 Oct 2020 07:00 - 5 reports
#4: 4.5 quake: 85 Km ENE of Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, 9 Oct 2020 01:21 - 4 reports
#5: 3.1 quake: 16 Km ENE of Pamplona, Spain, 9 Oct 2020 10:44 - 3 reports
#6: 2.9 quake: 4km ESE of Westmorland, CA, USA, 9 Oct 2020 01:24 - 3 reports
#7: 3.7 quake: 18 Km Al SO De Colina, Chile, 9 Oct 2020 06:02 - 3 reports
#8: 4.2 quake: 284 Km S 01° E of Sarangani (Davao Occidental), Indonesia, 9 Oct 2020 21:35 - 2 reports
#9: 3.6 quake: Dodecanese Islands, Greece, 9 Oct 2020 00:00 - 2 reports
#10: 2.4 quake: 3 Km E Sorisole (BG), Italy, 9 Oct 2020 03:54 - 2 reports
#11: 5.3 quake: 116 Km S of Katabu, Indonesia, 9 Oct 2020 02:57 - 2 reports
#12: 3.5 quake: Ecuador - Guayas, A 19.56km De Guayaquil, 9 Oct 2020 03:09 - 2 reports
#13: 4.4 quake: New Zealand, 9 Oct 2020 10:00 - 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
Fri, 9 Oct 2020, 23:50
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  9 Oct 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Clear Lake (14 quakes between mag 0.2-1.3), Coso (11 quakes between mag 0.2-1.4), Etna (3 quakes between mag 1.1-1.7), Fourpeaked (1 quake mag 1.2), Kanaga (1 quake mag 1.2), Kilauea (8 quakes between mag 0.4-2.4) ... read all
Fri, 9 Oct 2020, 18:00
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 5 during October 2020
Jump to daily reports for Oct 2020: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9
Summary: 4 quakes 6.0+, 41 quakes 5.0+, 288 quakes 4.0+, 913 quakes 3.0+, 2193 quakes 2.0+ (3439 total) ... read all
Fri, 9 Oct 2020, 00:24
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
... read all
Thu, 8 Oct 2020, 23:50
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
Thu, 8 Oct 2020, 18:00
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

 

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