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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
Sun, 15 Nov 2020, 23:37
3.6 quake 14 Km NW of Stanley, Idaho, USA, 15 Nov 4.17 pm (GMT -7)
A magnitude 3.6 earthquake was reported only 13 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 shallow depth of 6.2 miles beneath the epicenter in the afternoon on Sunday 15 November 2020 at 4.17 pm local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might 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
Sun, 15 Nov 2020, 23:12
4.2 quake Ecuador - Guayas, A 10.90km De Bucay, 15 Nov 5.52 pm (GMT -5)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred in the afternoon on Sunday 15 November 2020 at 5.52 pm local time near the town of La Troncal, Ecuador, as reported by the Institute of Geophysics of the National Polytechnic School in Quito (IGEPN). ... read all
Sun, 15 Nov 2020, 23:09
4.3 quake 26 km SE of Gigmoto, Philippines, 16 Nov 6.49 am (GMT +8)
A intermediate magnitude 4.3 earthquake was reported early morning near the town of Gigmoto, Philippines. ... read all
Sun, 15 Nov 2020, 22:57
5.9 quake 25 km E of Salvacion, Philippines, 16 Nov 6.37 am (GMT +8)
Philippines was shaken near the town of Marihatag by an earthquake of magnitude 5.9 only 7 minutes ago, the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) reported. ... read all

 

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