See also: Monthly reports

World Earthquake Report for Sunday, 15 November 2020

Mon, 16 Nov 2020, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 16 Nov 2020
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 16 Nov 2020

Summary: 2 quakes 5.0+, 36 quakes 4.0+, 86 quakes 3.0+, 199 quakes 2.0+ (323 total)
Global seismic activity level on 15 November 2020: MODERATE

Magnitude 5+: 2 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 36 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 86 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 199 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 6.5 x 1013 joules (18.2 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15624 tons of TNT or 1 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (15 Nov 2020):

#1: 5.9 quake 23 km E of Salvacion, Philippines, 16 Nov 6.37 am (GMT +8)
#2: 5.3 quake 150 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina, 15 Nov 9.33 am (GMT -3)
#3: 4.9 quake 101 km N of Kiunga 15 Nov 12.12 pm (GMT +10)
#4: 4.9 quake 20 km NW of Naval 15 Nov 2.35 pm (GMT +8)
#5: 4.9 quake Volcano Islands, Japan Region, 15 Nov 5.38 pm (GMT +9)
#6: 4.9 quake Northern Mid Atlantic Ridge 15 Nov 8.37 am (GMT -3)
#7: 4.9 quake Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge 15 Nov 8.15 am (GMT -3)
#8: 4.8 quake Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge 15 Nov 8.31 am (GMT -3)
#9: 4.7 quake 98 km SW of Diriamba 14 Nov 7.56 pm (GMT -6)
#10: 4.7 quake 206 Km WNW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea, 15 Nov 1.41 pm (GMT +11)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 5.9 quake 23 km E of Salvacion, Philippines, 16 Nov 6.37 am (GMT +8) - 52 reports
#2: 2.0 quake 12 mi S of Orford 15 November 01:04 UTC - 39 reports
#3: 4.9 quake 20 km NW of Naval 15 Nov 2.35 pm (GMT +8) - 26 reports
#4: 4.1 quake 9 mi NW of Stanley 15 Nov 1.48 pm (GMT -7) - 24 reports
#5: 4.1 quake 24 km NE of La Troncal 15 Nov 5.52 pm (GMT -5) - 9 reports
#6: 3.5 quake 13 mi N of Snyder 14 Nov 10.27 pm (GMT -6) - 5 reports
#7: 5.3 quake 150 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina, 15 Nov 9.33 am (GMT -3) - 3 reports
#8: 2.2 quake 14 mi S of Thousand Oaks 15 November 05:36 UTC - 3 reports
#9: 3.5 quake 22 km NE of Agios Kirykos 15 November 16:26 UTC - 3 reports
#10: 2.5 quake 44 km NW of San Benito 16 November 2020 - 05:34 AM (PST) - 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

Sun, 15 Nov 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 Nov 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (1 quake mag 1.6), Brennisteinsfjöll (6 quakes between mag 0.2-1.1), Campi Flegrei (Phlegrean Fields) (1 quake mag 1.1), Cerro Negro (1 quake mag 1.1), Clear Lake (13 quakes between mag 0.4-1.9), Coropuna (1 quake mag 3.7) ... Read all
Show more

Try our free app!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Android | iOS version
Why is there advertising on this site?
Support us - Help us upgrade our services!
We truly love working to bring you the latest volcano and earthquake data from around the world. Maintaining our website and our free apps does require, however, considerable time and resources.
We need financing to increase hard- and software capacity as well as support our editor team. We're aiming to achieve uninterrupted service wherever an earthquake or volcano eruption unfolds, and your donations can make it happen! Every donation will be highly appreciated. If you find the information useful and would like to support our team in integrating further features, write great content, and in upgrading our soft- and hardware, please make a donation (PayPal or Online credit card payment).

Planned features:
  • Weather reports
  • Tsunami alerts
  • Design upgrades
  • Faster responsiveness
Thanks to your past donations, these features have been added recently:
  • Earthquake archive from 1900 onwards
  • Additional seismic data sources
  • Improved content in English
Download and Upgrade the Volcanoes & Earthquakes app to get one of the fastest seismic and volcano alerts online:
Android | IOS
Thank you!
Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.