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World Earthquake Report for Thursday, 19 November 2020

Fri, 20 Nov 2020, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 20 Nov 2020
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 20 Nov 2020

Summary: 1 quake 5.0+, 19 quakes 4.0+, 102 quakes 3.0+, 243 quakes 2.0+ (365 total)
Global seismic activity level on 19 November 2020: LOW

Magnitude 5+: 1 earthquake
Magnitude 4+: 19 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 102 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 243 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 9.2 x 1012 joules (2.57 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2211 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (19 Nov 2020):

#1: 5.0 quake New Zealand 18 Nov 1.39 pm (GMT -12)
#2: 4.9 quake 12 km north of Pagadian, Zamboanga Peninsula, Mindanao, Philippines, 19 Nov 8.14 pm (GMT +8)
#3: 4.9 quake South of Fiji Islands 20 Nov 3.50 am (GMT +13)
#4: 4.7 quake Mid Indian Ridge 19 Nov 11.07 am (GMT +5)
#5: 4.6 quake 99 km southwest of Padang, Indonesia, 20 Nov 1.10 am (GMT +7)
#6: 4.5 quake 167 km west of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, 19 Nov 7.05 am (GMT -6)
#7: 4.4 quake 225 km north of Kabul, Afghanistan, 19 Nov 1.01 pm (GMT +4:30)
#8: 4.3 quake 106 km southeast of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, 19 Nov 3.59 am (GMT -6)
#9: 4.2 quake 227 km southwest of Potosí, Tomás Frías, Departamento de Potosí, Bolivia, 19 Nov 11.49 am (GMT -4)
#10: 4.2 quake 99 km north of Sapporo, Japan, 20 Nov 2.21 am (GMT +9)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 4.9 quake 12 km north of Pagadian, Zamboanga Peninsula, Mindanao, Philippines, 19 Nov 8.14 pm (GMT +8) - 151 reports
#2: 4.0 quake - 2 km NE of Grębocice, Poland, 19 Nov 10.27 am (GMT +1) - 14 reports
#3: 4.6 quake 99 km southwest of Padang, Indonesia, 20 Nov 1.10 am (GMT +7) - 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
Thu, 19 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 19 Nov 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Clear Lake (12 quakes between mag 0.4-2.1), Coso (10 quakes between mag 0.4-1.6), Cuernos de Negros (1 quake mag 2.2), Etna (1 quake mag 1.7), Herdubreid (18 quakes between mag 0.5-2.2), Kilauea (2 quakes between mag 1.8-1.9) ... read all
Thu, 19 Nov 2020, 19:27
3.1 quake 14km S of Arvin, CA, USA, 19 Nov 10.22 am (GMT -8)
Just 1 hour and 5 minutes ago, a 3.1-magnitude earthquake struck near the village of Mettler, California. The tremor was recorded in the morning on Thursday 19 November 2020 at 10.22 am local time, at a very shallow depth of 1.7 miles below the surface. ... read all
Thu, 19 Nov 2020, 18:30
4.9 quake Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 20 Nov 1.10 am (GMT +7)
Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG) reported a magnitude 4.9 quake in Indonesia near the city of Padang only 7 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early morning on Friday 20 November 2020 at 1.10 am local time at a shallow depth of 10 km. 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
Thu, 19 Nov 2020, 17:41
4.1 quake HOKKAIDO, JAPAN REGION, 20 Nov 2.21 am (GMT +9)
The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported a magnitude 4.1 quake in Japan near the town of Rumoi only 12 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early morning on Friday 20 November 2020 at 2.21 am local time at an intermediate to considerable depth of 210 km. 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
Thu, 19 Nov 2020, 16:30
4.2 quake Southern Bolivia 19 Nov 11.49 am (GMT -4)
A magnitude 4.2 earthquake was reported 41 minutes ago by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. The earthquake occurred at an intermediate to considerable depth of 201 km beneath the epicenter in the morning on Thursday 19 November 2020 at 11.49 am local time. Magnitude and other quake parameters can still change in the coming hours as the agency continues to process seismic data. ... read all

 

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