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World Earthquake Report for Monday, 2 November 2020

Tue, 3 Nov 2020, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  3 Nov 2020
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 3 Nov 2020

Summary: 2 quakes 5.0+, 30 quakes 4.0+, 127 quakes 3.0+, 394 quakes 2.0+ (553 total)
Global seismic activity level on 2 November 2020: LOW

Magnitude 5+: 2 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 30 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 127 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 394 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 1.9 x 1013 joules (5.37 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4620 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (2 Nov 2020):

#1: 5.3 quake Irian Jaya Region, Indonesia, 3 Nov 3.02 am (GMT +9)
#2: 5.0 quake 116 km W of Santa Cruz, Costa Rica, 2 Nov 6.17 am (GMT -6)
#3: 4.9 quake 124 km E of Caucete, Argentina, 2 Nov 2.10 am (GMT -3)
#4: 4.8 quake CENTRAL MID-ATLANTIC RIDGE 2 Nov 2.01 am (GMT -3)
#5: 4.8 quake 93 km SW of Puerto Madero, Mexico, 2 Nov 5.25 pm (GMT -6)
#6: 4.7 quake 88 km NW of Sola, Vanuatu, 2 Nov 8.04 pm (GMT +11)
#7: 4.7 quake 159 km WNW of Jayapura, Indonesia, 3 Nov 8.08 am (GMT +9)
#8: 4.6 quake 347 km Al OESTE De PUERTO VALLARTA, JAL, Mexico, 1 Nov 8.40 pm (GMT -7)
#9: 4.6 quake 37 km SSW of Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo, Mexico, 1 Nov 8.26 pm (GMT -7)
#10: 4.6 quake 23 km E of Harihari, New Zealand, 2 Nov 10.10 pm (GMT +13)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 4.4 quake 22 km NNW of Nongstoin, India, 3 Nov 1.13 am (GMT +5:30) - 73 reports

Just 14 minutes ago, a 4.4-magnitude earthquake struck near the town of Nongstoin, India. The tremor was recorded after midnight on Tuesday 3 November 2020 at 12.43 am local time, at a shallow depth of 10 km below the surface.
The event was filed by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), the first seismological agency to report it.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake was probably felt by many people in the area of the epicenter. It should not have caused significant damage, other than objects falling from shelves, broken windows etc.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt, based on preliminary calculations, include Nongstoin (pop. 25,800) located 22 km from the epicenter and likely affected by light shaking, Mairang (pop. 12,600) located 51 km from the epicenter and likely affected by weak shaking, Shillong (pop. 132,800) located 75 km from the epicenter and likely affected by weak shaking, and Guwahati (pop. 899,100) located 81 km from the epicenter and likely affected by weak shaking.
This story will be updated soon by VolcanoDiscovery. If you’re in the area, please send us your experience through our reporting mechanism. This will help us provide more first-hand updates to anyone around the globe who wants to know more about this quake.

#2: 2.5 quake 8.2 km NE of Torrevieja, Spain, 2 Nov 4.07 am (GMT +1) - 30 reports
#3: 4.1 quake 22 km ENE of Néon Karlovásion, Greece, 2 Nov 1.58 pm (GMT +2) - 12 reports
#4: 4.3 quake 20 km WNW of Néon Karlovásion, Greece, 2 Nov 9.16 pm (GMT +2) - 8 reports
#5: 3.4 quake 24 km W of Néon Karlovásion, Greece, 2 Nov 7.43 pm (GMT +2) - 5 reports
#6: 3.5 quake 5.6 miles ENE of Pāhala, Hawaii, 2 Nov 1.47 am (GMT -10) - 5 reports

A moderately shallow magnitude 4.0 earthquake was reported early morning near the town of Pāhala, Hawaii.
According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the quake hit on Monday 2 November 2020 at 1.47 am local time at a moderately shallow depth of 19.9 miles. The magnitude, exact location of the epicenter, and depth of the quake are likely to be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.0 earthquake as well.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt, based on preliminary calculations, include Pāhala (pop. 1,400) located 6 miles from the epicenter and likely affected by weak shaking, Naalehu (pop. 900) located 16 miles from the epicenter and likely affected by weak shaking, Hilo (pop. 43,300) located 40 miles from the epicenter and likely affected by very weak shaking, and Kailua-Kona (pop. 12,000) located 49 miles from the epicenter and likely affected by very weak shaking.

#7: 3.6 quake 18 km E of Mytilinioí, Greece, 2 Nov 9.39 pm (GMT +2) - 5 reports
#8: 4.6 quake 23 km E of Harihari, New Zealand, 2 Nov 10.10 pm (GMT +13) - 4 reports

Just 5 minutes ago, a 4.5-magnitude earthquake struck near the town of Hokitika, New Zealand. The tremor was recorded late at night on Monday 2 November 2020 at 10.10 pm local time, at a very shallow depth of 0.6 km below the surface.
The event was filed by New Zealand's Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey (GeoNet), the first seismological agency to report it.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Towns or cities where the quake likely was felt include Hokitika (pop. 3,400) located 51 km from the epicenter and likely affected by weak shaking, Arthur’s Pass (pop. 900) located 61 km from the epicenter and likely affected by weak shaking, Methven (pop. 1,200) located 81 km from the epicenter and likely affected by weak shaking, and Greymouth (pop. 9,400) located 82 km from the epicenter and likely affected by weak shaking.
This story will be updated soon by VolcanoDiscovery. If you’re in the area, please send us your experience through our reporting mechanism. This will help us provide more first-hand updates to anyone around the globe who wants to know more about this quake.

#9: 3.2 quake 11 km E of Mytilinioí, Greece, 2 Nov 6.32 pm (GMT +2) - 3 reports
#10: 2.0 quake 24 km WSW of Šibenik, Croatia, 2 Nov 5.58 am (GMT +1) - 3 reports
#11: 3.4 quake 17 km E of Mytilinioí, Greece, 2 Nov 5.15 pm (GMT +2) - 3 reports
#12: 4.2 quake 56 miles SW of Fortuna, California, 2 Nov 11.25 am (GMT -8) - 3 reports

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported a magnitude 4.2 quake in California near the village of Shelter Cove only 2 minutes ago. The earthquake hit in the morning on Monday 2 November 2020 at 11.25 am local time at a very shallow depth of 5 miles. The magnitude, exact location of the epicenter, and depth of the quake are likely to be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt, based on preliminary calculations, include Shelter Cove (pop. 700) located 49 miles from the epicenter and likely affected by very weak shaking, Ferndale (pop. 1,400) located 50 miles from the epicenter and likely affected by very weak shaking, Fortuna (pop. 12,000) located 56 miles from the epicenter and likely affected by very weak shaking, and Humboldt Hill (pop. 3,400) located 60 miles from the epicenter and likely affected by very weak shaking.

#13: 2.6 quake 14 km SW of Yauco, Puerto Rico, 2 Nov 8.31 am (GMT -4) - 2 reports
#14: 5.0 quake 116 km W of Santa Cruz, Costa Rica, 2 Nov 6.17 am (GMT -6) - 2 reports

Costa Rica was shaken near the town of Sardinal by an earthquake of magnitude 5.0 only 13 minutes ago, the Nicaraguan Institute of Territorial Studies (INETER) reported.
The quake hit at a shallow depth of 13 km beneath the epicenter early morning on Monday 2 November 2020 at 6.17 am local time. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the surface. The magnitude, exact location of the epicenter, and depth of the quake are likely to be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should have been widely felt by almost everyone in the area of the epicenter. It might have caused light to moderate damage.
Towns or cities where the quake likely was felt include Sardinal (pop. 3,300) located 100 km from the epicenter and likely affected by weak shaking, Belén (pop. 2,700) located 107 km from the epicenter and likely affected by weak shaking, Santa Cruz (pop. 12,300) located 111 km from the epicenter and likely affected by weak shaking, and Liberia (pop. 45,400) located 124 km from the epicenter and likely affected by weak shaking.
This story will be updated soon by VolcanoDiscovery. If you’re in the area, please send us your experience through our reporting mechanism. This will help us provide more first-hand updates to anyone around the globe who wants to know more about this quake.

#15: 3.2 quake 6.1 km ENE of Néon Karlovásion, Greece, 2 Nov 7.05 pm (GMT +2) - 2 reports
#16: 2.4 quake 14 miles WNW of Sweetwater, Tennessee, 2 Nov 2.31 am (GMT -5) - 2 reports
#17: 3.7 quake 15 km SSW of Turgutlu, Turkey, 2 Nov 9.22 am (GMT +3) - 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
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Mon, 2 Nov 2020, 22:42
3.2 quake 15 miles N of Ukiah, California, 2 Nov 2.22 pm (GMT -8)
A magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported only 8 minutes ago by the United States Geological Survey (USGS), considered the key international and national agency that monitors seismic activity in the US. The earthquake occurred at a very shallow depth of 4.1 miles beneath the epicenter early afternoon on Monday 2 November 2020 at 2.22 pm local time. The magnitude, exact location of the epicenter, and depth of the quake are likely to be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report. ... read all
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4.7 quake 25 km ESE of Rumoi, Japan, 3 Nov 5.18 am (GMT +9)
Just 57 minutes ago, a 4.7-magnitude earthquake struck near the town of Fukagawa, Japan. The tremor was recorded early morning on Tuesday 3 November 2020 at 5.18 am local time, at an intermediate to considerable depth of 214 km below the surface. ... read all
Mon, 2 Nov 2020, 20:03
4.4 quake MEGHALAYA, INDIA REGION, 3 Nov 1.13 am (GMT +5:30)
Just 14 minutes ago, a 4.4-magnitude earthquake struck near the town of Nongstoin, India. The tremor was recorded after midnight on Tuesday 3 November 2020 at 12.43 am local time, at a shallow depth of 10 km below the surface. ... read all

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