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World Earthquake Report for Tuesday, 17 November 2020

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

Summary: 2 quakes 5.0+, 27 quakes 4.0+, 81 quakes 3.0+, 186 quakes 2.0+ (296 total)
Global seismic activity level on 17 November 2020: MODERATE

Magnitude 5+: 2 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 27 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 81 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 186 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 6 x 1013 joules (16.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 14263 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) learn more

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

#1: 5.9 quake Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 17 Nov 8.44 am (GMT +7)
#2: 5.1 quake 76 Km E of Port-Olry, Vanuatu, 18 Nov 9.22 am (GMT +11)
#3: 4.9 quake Southern East Pacific Rise 17 Nov 10.32 am (GMT -8)
#4: 4.9 quake Sumba Region, Indonesia, 18 Nov 7.04 am (GMT +8)
#5: 4.8 quake 63 km east of Port-Olry, Vanuatu, 17 Nov 12.19 pm (GMT +11)
#6: 4.8 quake 56 km northeast of Pagan Village, Northern Mariana Islands, 17 Nov 2.55 pm (GMT +10)
#7: 4.7 quake 23 km east of Mŭ’minobod, Tajikistan, 17 Nov 12.35 pm (GMT +5)
#8: 4.7 quake Vanuatu Islands Region 17 November 01:19 UTC
#9: 4.7 quake 109 Km Al SURESTE De SALINA CRUZ, OAX, Mexico, 17 Nov 5.55 pm (GMT -6)
#10: 4.6 quake Volcano Islands, Japan Region, 17 Nov 8.55 pm (GMT +9)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 3.5 quake 14 mi northeast of Banning, Riverside County, California, 16 Nov 11.19 pm (GMT -8) - 11 reports
#2: 5.9 quake Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 17 Nov 8.44 am (GMT +7) - 10 reports
#3: 3.3 quake 44 km northeast of Taipa, Far North District, Northland, New Zealand, 17 Nov 11.09 pm (GMT +13) - 8 reports
#4: 3.6 quake 13 km west of Baguio, Philippines, 17 Nov 7.17 pm (GMT +8) - 5 reports
#5: 3.8 quake WESTERN TURKEY 18 Nov 2.00 am (GMT +3) - 4 reports
#6: 3.5 quake WESTERN TURKEY 17 Nov 8.59 pm (GMT +3) - 3 reports
#7: 3.5 quake 22 km west of Néon Karlovásion, Greece, 17 Nov 2.58 am (GMT +2) - 3 reports
#8: 4.4 quake 130 km west of Waingapu, Indonesia, 17 Nov 8.28 am (GMT +8) - 2 reports
#9: 3.5 quake 21 km northeast of Lower Hutt, New Zealand, 17 Nov 9.46 pm (GMT +13) - 2 reports
#10: 2.4 quake 10.7 mi northeast of Fremont, California, 17 November 08:01 UTC - 2 reports
#11: 4.2 quake 62 km south of Champerico, Guatemala, 16 Nov 9.50 pm (GMT -6) - 2 reports
#12: 3.9 quake 20 km northeast of Pátra, Greece, 17 Nov 3.49 am (GMT +2) - 2 reports
#13: 3.8 quake - 192 km S of Norman Wells, Canada, 17 Nov 1.50 pm (GMT -7) - 2 reports

Earthquake stats:

Number of quakes and energy released vs time
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Number of quakes and energy vs magnitude
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Previous news
Wed, 18 Nov 2020, 00:18
4.5 quake OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO, 17 Nov 5.57 pm (GMT -6)
Just 20 minutes ago, a 4.5-magnitude earthquake struck near the village of Cachimbo, Mexico. The tremor was recorded in the afternoon on Tuesday 17 November 2020 at 5.57 pm local time, at a shallow depth of 18 km below the surface. ... read all
Tue, 17 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 17 Nov 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Askja (3 quakes between mag 0.6-1.1), Cereme (1 quake mag 2.8), Clear Lake (14 quakes between mag 0.3-1.1), Coso (5 quakes between mag 0.6-2.0), Etna (2 quakes between mag 1.9-2.0), Fremrinamur (1 quake mag 1.2) ... read all
Tue, 17 Nov 2020, 23:25
4.2 quake CENTRAL TURKEY 18 Nov 2.05 am (GMT +3)
A shallow magnitude 4.2 earthquake was reported early morning near the town of Uğurludağ, Turkey. ... read all
Tue, 17 Nov 2020, 23:24
4.8 quake Sumba Region, Indonesia, 18 Nov 7.04 am (GMT +8)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.8 occurred only 7 minutes ago 119 km southeast of Bima, Indonesia, Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG) reported. ... read all
Tue, 17 Nov 2020, 22:42
5.1 quake 76 Km E of Port-Olry, Vanuatu, 18 Nov 9.22 am (GMT +11)
A magnitude 5.1 earthquake was reported only 20 minutes ago by the United States Geological Survey (USGS), considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. The earthquake occurred at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter in the morning on Wednesday 18 November 2020 at 9.22 am 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

 

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