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World Earthquake Report for Friday, 16 October 2020

Sat, 17 Oct 2020, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 17 Oct 2020
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 17 Oct 2020

Summary: 3 quakes 5.0+, 26 quakes 4.0+, 78 quakes 3.0+, 175 quakes 2.0+ (282 total)
Global seismic activity level on 16 October 2020: LOW

Magnitude 5+: 3 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 26 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 78 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 175 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 2 x 1013 joules (5.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4819 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (16 Oct 2020):

#1: 5.3 quake: 48 Km SW of Balayan, Philippines, 16 Oct 2020 20:06
#2: 5.0 quake: Southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia, 16 Oct 2020 05:45
#3: 5.0 quake: Afghanistan-Tajikistan Border Region, 16 Oct 2020 10:10
#4: 4.9 quake: central Mid-Atlantic Ridge, 16 Oct 2020 00:08
#5: 4.9 quake: South Shetland Islands, Antarctica, 16 Oct 2020 12:06
#6: 4.7 quake: 153 Km SE of Lata, Solomon Islands, 16 Oct 2020 06:25
#7: 4.7 quake: South Sandwich Islands Region, 16 Oct 2020 11:12
#8: 4.7 quake: South of the Fiji Islands, 16 Oct 2020 19:05
#9: 4.7 quake: South Shetland Islands, Antarctica, 16 Oct 2020 21:30
#10: 4.6 quake: New Zealand, 16 Oct 2020 18:32

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 5.3 quake: 48 Km SW of Balayan, Philippines, 16 Oct 2020 20:06 - 291 reports
#2: 4.0 quake: 3 km NW of Cortes de la Frontera, Spain, 16 Oct 2020 00:58 - 31 reports
#3: 2.6 quake: 007 Km N 61° W of Looc (Occidental Mindoro), Philippines, 16 Oct 2020 19:52 - 21 reports
#4: 4.5 quake: 49 Km WSW of Iloilo, Philippines, 16 Oct 2020 00:27 - 19 reports
#5: 2.3 quake: 19 Km NNW of Reno, USA, 16 Oct 2020 15:25 - 5 reports
#6: 4.4 quake: 013 Km S 42° W of San Joaquin (Iloilo), Philippines, 16 Oct 2020 00:32 - 4 reports
#7: 2.5 quake: 9 Km N of Ellis, Kansas, USA, 16 Oct 2020 02:42 - 4 reports
#8: 2.7 quake: 4 Km S of Dayton, Nevada, USA, 16 Oct 2020 06:35 - 3 reports
#9: 3.0 quake: 005 Km N 11° E of Tigbauan (Iloilo), Philippines, 16 Oct 2020 20:15 - 2 reports
#10: 3.3 quake: 4 Km ESE of Maria Antonia, Puerto Rico, 16 Oct 2020 18:34 - 2 reports
#11: 3.8 quake: 16 Km E of Baotou, China, 16 Oct 2020 13:44 - 2 reports
#12: 2.3 quake: 090 Km S 36° E of Tarragona (Davao Oriental), Philippines, 16 Oct 2020 19:47 - 2 reports

Earthquake stats:

Number of quakes and energy released vs time
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Previous news
Fri, 16 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 16 Oct 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (1 quake mag 2.0), Ambang (1 quake mag 3.9), Clear Lake (26 quakes between mag 0.1-2.3), Coso (7 quakes between mag 0.4-1.8), Eldey (1 quake mag 1.5), Etna (3 quakes between mag 1.0-1.6) ... read all
Fri, 16 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 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16
Summary: 5 quakes 6.0+, 63 quakes 5.0+, 491 quakes 4.0+, 1545 quakes 3.0+, 3682 quakes 2.0+ (5786 total) ... read all
Fri, 16 Oct 2020, 00:24
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
... read all
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, 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 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15
Summary: 5 quakes 6.0+, 63 quakes 5.0+, 458 quakes 4.0+, 1457 quakes 3.0+, 3492 quakes 2.0+ (5475 total) ... read all

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