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World Earthquake Report for Thursday, 15 October 2020

Fri, 16 Oct 2020, 00:24
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)
Global seismic activity level on 15 October 2020: LOW

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 16:05 - 42 reports
#2: 5.1 quake: 16 km W of Villa Basilio Nievas, Argentina, 15 Oct 2020 02:20 - 12 reports
#3: 3.8 quake: 24 Km S of La Parguera, Puerto Rico, 15 Oct 2020 18:06 - 6 reports
#4: 4.9 quake: 43 Km SE of Davao, Philippines, 15 Oct 2020 08:51 - 4 reports
#5: 2.5 quake: Northern California, USA, 15 Oct 2020 15:17 - 4 reports
#6: 4.5 quake: 63 Km Al Noreste De Zacapa, Guatemala, 15 Oct 2020 21:40 - 3 reports
#7: 2.4 quake: AlborÁn Oeste, Spain, 15 Oct 2020 23:19 - 2 reports
#8: 4.0 quake: Ecuador - Manabi, A 5.35km De Jaramijo, 15 Oct 2020 19:49 - 2 reports
#9: 3.1 quake: 26 Km SW of Istanbul, Turkey, 15 Oct 2020 13:55 - 2 reports
#10: 2.6 quake: 1 Km W of Belk, Alabama, USA, 15 Oct 2020 07:51 - 2 reports

Earthquake stats:

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Previous news
Thu, 15 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 15 Oct 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Cabalian (1 quake mag 2.1), Campi Flegrei (Phlegrean Fields) (2 quakes between mag 1.1-1.5), Clear Lake (9 quakes between mag 0.3-1.1), Etna (2 quakes between mag 1.0-1.3), Hasan Dagi (1 quake mag 1.5), Herdubreid (3 quakes between mag 0.2-1.4) ... read all
Thu, 15 Oct 2020, 00:24
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 15 Oct 2020
Summary: 3 quakes 5.0+, 27 quakes 4.0+, 91 quakes 3.0+, 237 quakes 2.0+ (358 total)
Global seismic activity level on 14 October 2020: LOW
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Wed, 14 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 14 Oct 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Biliran (1 quake mag 2.6), Churchill (1 quake mag 1.1), Clear Lake (17 quakes between mag 0.4-1.8), Coso (4 quakes between mag 0.1-1.2), Etna (2 quakes between mag 1.2-1.3), Katmai (3 quakes between mag 0.7-1.3) ... read all
Wed, 14 Oct 2020, 00:24
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 14 Oct 2020
Summary: 2 quakes 5.0+, 25 quakes 4.0+, 77 quakes 3.0+, 212 quakes 2.0+ (316 total)
Global seismic activity level on 13 October 2020: LOW
... read all
Tue, 13 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 13 Oct 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (4 quakes between mag 1.2-1.9), Bardarbunga (5 quakes between mag 0.2-1.6), Biliran (1 quake mag 3.5), Clear Lake (20 quakes between mag 0.3-2.3), Coso (5 quakes between mag 0.9-1.5), Esteli (1 quake mag 2.9) ... read all

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