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World Earthquake Report for Wednesday, 4 November 2020

Thu, 5 Nov 2020, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  5 Nov 2020
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 5 Nov 2020

Summary: 5 quakes 5.0+, 23 quakes 4.0+, 99 quakes 3.0+, 374 quakes 2.0+ (501 total)
Global seismic activity level on 4 November 2020: MODERATE

Magnitude 5+: 5 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 23 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 99 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 374 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 4 x 1013 joules (11.2 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 9641 tons of TNT or 0.6 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (4 Nov 2020):

#1: 5.6 quake New Zealand 5 Nov 8.14 am (GMT +13)
#2: 5.3 quake Southeast of Easter Island 4 Nov 5.28 am (GMT -7)
#3: 5.2 quake South Sandwich Islands Region, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, 3 Nov 11.35 pm (GMT -2)
#4: 5.2 quake 86 km SW of Pelabuhanratu, Indonesia, 5 Nov 5.21 am (GMT +7)
#5: 5.0 quake 55 mi SE of Akutan 4 Nov 3.23 am (GMT -9)
#6: 4.9 quake Southern East Pacific Rise 3 Nov 7.54 pm (GMT -7)
#7: 4.9 quake 250 km S of False Pass, Alaska, USA, 3 Nov 4.27 pm (GMT -11)
#8: 4.7 quake 80 km ESE of Hopedale, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, 4 Nov 5.35 am (GMT -4)
#9: 4.7 quake 22 km ESE of Socorro, Philippines, 5 Nov 2.27 am (GMT +8)
#10: 4.6 quake South Shetland Islands, Antarctica, 2020-11-04 06:20 UTC

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 4.1 quake 49 km SW of Jipijapa, Ecuador, 4 Nov 2.46 am (GMT -5) - 12 reports

An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred only 7 minutes ago 70 km south of Manta, Ecuador, the Institute of Geophysics of the National Polytechnic School in Quito (IGEPN) reported.
The quake hit at a very shallow depth of 5 km beneath the epicenter early morning on Wednesday 4 November 2020 at 2.46 am 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.
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. Weak shaking might have been felt in Jipijapa (pop. 35,900) located 36 km from the epicenter, Paján (pop. 9,200) 40 km away, Sucre (pop. 15,300) 54 km away, Montecristi (pop. 18,400) 62 km away, Santa Ana (pop. 12,800) 63 km away, Portoviejo (pop. 170,300) 70 km away, Manta (pop. 183,200) 70 km away, and La Libertad (pop. 75,900) 73 km away.

#2: 3.2 quake 6.5 km NE of Tokoroa, New Zealand, 5 Nov 5.33 am (GMT +13) - 8 reports
#3: 5.2 quake 86 km SW of Pelabuhanratu, Indonesia, 5 Nov 5.21 am (GMT +7) - 7 reports

Just 11 minutes ago, a 5.1-magnitude earthquake struck near the town of Pelabuhanratu, Indonesia. The tremor was recorded early morning on Thursday 5 November 2020 at 5.21 am local time, at a shallow depth of 10 km below the surface.
The event was filed by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), 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. Weak shaking might have been felt in Pelabuhanratu (pop. 43,000) located 119 km from the epicenter, Labuan (pop. 33,600) 146 km away, Cicurug (pop. 89,000) 153 km away, Sukabumi (pop. 276,400) 157 km away, Rangkasbitung (pop. 126,900) 158 km away, Depok (pop. 1,198,100) 186 km away, South Tangerang (pop. 1,303,600) 190 km away, and Tangerang (pop. 1,372,100) 195 km away.
This story will be updated soon by VolcanoDiscovery. If you’re in the area, please send us your experience through our reporting mechanism, either online or via our mobile app. This will help us provide more first-hand updates to anyone around the globe who wants to know more about this quake.

#4: 3.4 quake 16 km NNW of Söke, Turkey, 5 Nov 2.14 am (GMT +3) - 5 reports
#5: 4.7 quake 22 km ESE of Socorro, Philippines, 5 Nov 2.27 am (GMT +8) - 4 reports

Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG) reported a magnitude 4.7 quake in the Philippines near the town of Socorro only 8 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early morning on Thursday 5 November 2020 at 2.27 am local time at a moderately shallow depth of 42 km. 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 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. Weak shaking might have been felt in Socorro (pop. 9,700) located 22 km from the epicenter, Union (pop. 2,400) 25 km away, Dapa (pop. 8,800) 27 km away, Carrascal (pop. 4,400) 27 km away, Cantilan (pop. 9,400) 28 km away, Surigao (pop. 87,800) 76 km away, Butuan (pop. 309,700) 92 km away, and Libertad (pop. 250,400) 96 km away.
This story will be updated soon by VolcanoDiscovery. If you’re in the area, please send us your experience through our reporting mechanism, either online or via our mobile app. This will help us provide more first-hand updates to anyone around the globe who wants to know more about this quake.

#6: 4.5 quake 90 km ESE of Hopedale, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, 4 Nov 2.52 am (GMT -4) - 4 reports

A shallow magnitude 4.5 earthquake was reported early morning near the village of Hopedale, Canada.
According to NRCAN, the quake hit on Wednesday 4 November 2020 at 2.52 am local time at a shallow depth of 10 km. 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.
Our monitoring service at VolcanoDiscovery identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.5 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. Weak shaking might have been felt in Hopedale (pop. 600) located 57 km from the epicenter.
This story will be updated soon by VolcanoDiscovery. If you’re in the area, please send us your experience through our reporting mechanism, either online or via our mobile app. This will help us provide more first-hand updates to anyone around the globe who wants to know more about this quake.

#7: 4.7 quake 80 km ESE of Hopedale, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, 4 Nov 5.35 am (GMT -4) - 4 reports

Just 7 minutes ago, a 4.6-magnitude earthquake struck near the village of Hopedale, Canada. The tremor was recorded early morning on Wednesday 4 November 2020 at 5.35 am local time, at a shallow depth of 10 km below the surface.
The event was filed by NRCAN, 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. Weak shaking might have been felt in Hopedale (pop. 600) located 66 km from the epicenter.
This story will be updated soon by VolcanoDiscovery. If you’re in the area, please send us your experience through our reporting mechanism, either online or via our mobile app. This will help us provide more first-hand updates to anyone around the globe who wants to know more about this quake.

#8: 3.5 quake 13 km S of Mytilinioí, Greece, 4 Nov 3.21 pm (GMT +2) - 4 reports
#9: 3.8 quake 9.5 km ENE of Mytilinioí, Greece, 4 Nov 4.24 am (GMT +2) - 3 reports
#10: 3.0 quake 6.2 km ENE of Néon Karlovásion, Greece, 4 Nov 7.08 pm (GMT +2) - 3 reports
#11: 3.0 quake 44 km E of Valencia, Spain, 4 Nov 11.28 am (GMT +1) - 3 reports
#12: 2.8 quake 35 km ENE of Tandag, Philippines, 5 Nov 1.42 am (GMT +8) - 2 reports
#13: 3.0 quake 17 km NNE of Mytilinioí, Greece, 4 Nov 2.57 pm (GMT +2) - 2 reports
#14: 3.2 quake 22 km SSW of Kumburgaz, Turkey, 4 Nov 2.49 pm (GMT +3) - 2 reports
#15: 4.4 quake 28 miles SSW of Adak, Alaska, 3 Nov 11.35 pm (GMT -10) - 2 reports

An earthquake of magnitude 4.4 occurred late at night on Tuesday 3 November 2020 at 11.35 pm local time near the village of Adak, Alaska, as reported by the United States Geological Survey (USGS).
According to preliminary data, the quake was located at a moderately shallow depth of 21 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.
Our monitoring service at VolcanoDiscovery identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.4 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. Weak shaking might have been felt in Adak (pop. 300) located 28 miles from the epicenter.
This story will be updated soon by VolcanoDiscovery. If you’re in the area, please send us your experience through our reporting mechanism, either online or via our mobile app. This will help us provide more first-hand updates to anyone around the globe who wants to know more about this quake.

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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