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World Earthquake Report for Saturday, 17 October 2020

Sun, 18 Oct 2020, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 18 Oct 2020
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 18 Oct 2020

Summary: 4 quakes 5.0+, 33 quakes 4.0+, 92 quakes 3.0+, 205 quakes 2.0+ (334 total)
Global seismic activity level on 17 October 2020: MODERATE

Magnitude 5+: 4 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 33 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 92 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 205 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 3.1 x 1013 joules (8.62 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7420 tons of TNT or 0.5 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (17 Oct 2020):

#1: 5.4 quake: Pacific Antarctic Ridge, 17 Oct 2020 10:49
#2: 5.3 quake: 181 km SW of Sungai Penuh, Indonesia, 17 Oct 2020 17:55
#3: 5.2 quake: Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 17 Oct 2020 00:36
#4: 5.0 quake: Kuril Islands, Russia, 17 Oct 2020 04:48
#5: 4.9 quake: 123 Km ENE of Pangai, Tonga, 17 Oct 2020 05:19
#6: 4.9 quake: Irian Jaya Region, Indonesia, 17 Oct 2020 08:08
#7: 4.7 quake: Kermadec Islands region, 17 Oct 2020 14:19
#8: 4.7 quake: 36 Km NNE of Tainan, Taiwan, 17 Oct 2020 15:03
#9: 4.7 quake: Southwestern Siberia, Russia, 17 Oct 2020 17:21
#10: 4.6 quake: Banda Sea, Indonesia, 17 Oct 2020 02:37

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 3.9 quake: 10 Km Al Suroeste De Porlamar, Venezuela, 17 Oct 2020 10:46 - 12 reports
#2: 3.8 quake: 9 km WSW of Skiáthos, Greece, 17 Oct 2020 20:31 - 10 reports
#3: 4.7 quake: 36 Km NNE of Tainan, Taiwan, 17 Oct 2020 15:03 - 6 reports
#4: 3.0 quake: 5km S of Shandon, CA, USA, 17 Oct 2020 09:58 - 4 reports
#5: 4.0 quake: 127 Km Al SUROESTE De TONALA, CHIS, Mexico, 17 Oct 2020 08:29 - 2 reports
#6: 2.3 quake: 4 Km NNW of Flat Top Mountain, Tennessee, USA, 17 Oct 2020 07:12 - 2 reports
#7: 4.7 quake: Southwestern Siberia, Russia, 17 Oct 2020 17:21 - 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
Sat, 17 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 17 Oct 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Brennisteinsfjöll (2 quakes between mag 0.3-1.0), Clear Lake (28 quakes between mag 0.2-2.0), Cosigüina (1 quake mag 1.9), Coso (8 quakes between mag 0.3-1.0), El Hierro (1 quake mag 2.4), Etna (2 quakes between mag 1.2-1.6) ... read all
Sat, 17 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 | 17
Summary: 5 quakes 6.0+, 68 quakes 5.0+, 524 quakes 4.0+, 1622 quakes 3.0+, 3902 quakes 2.0+ (6121 total) ... read all
Sat, 17 Oct 2020, 00:24
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
... read all
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

 

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