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World Earthquake Report for Friday, 20 November 2020

Sat, 21 Nov 2020, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 21 Nov 2020
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 21 Nov 2020

Summary: 4 quakes 5.0+, 26 quakes 4.0+, 78 quakes 3.0+, 213 quakes 2.0+ (321 total)
Global seismic activity level on 20 November 2020: MODERATE

Magnitude 5+: 4 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 26 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 78 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 213 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 3.8 x 1013 joules (10.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 9122 tons of TNT or 0.6 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (20 Nov 2020):

#1: 5.6 quake West of Macquarie Island 20 Nov 12.19 pm (GMT +9)
#2: 5.2 quake 64 km north of Wanganui, Whanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand, 21 Nov 1.43 am (GMT +13)
#3: 5.1 quake 127 km east of Tadine, Maré, Province des îles Loyauté, New Caledonia, 21 Nov 10.16 am (GMT +11)
#4: 5.0 quake Arica y Parinacota, 36 km southeast of Tacna, Peru, 20 Nov 12.02 pm (GMT -5)
#5: 4.9 quake 59 km southeast of Juchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, 20 Nov 2.43 am (GMT -6)
#6: 4.9 quake New Zealand 21 Nov 5.22 am (GMT +13)
#7: 4.9 quake 82 km east of Hachinohe, Aomori, Japan, 21 Nov 4.01 am (GMT +10)
#8: 4.8 quake 156 km northwest of Neiafu, Vava‘u, Tonga, 21 Nov 6.07 am (GMT +13)
#9: 4.8 quake 55 km north of Sendai, Japan, 21 Nov 7.20 am (GMT +9)
#10: 4.7 quake 29 km south of Bucaramanga, Santander, Colombia, 19 Nov 7.57 pm (GMT -5)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 3.0 quake 12 km northeast of Victoria, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, 20 Nov 8.44 am (GMT -8) - 22 reports
#2: 5.2 quake 64 km north of Wanganui, Whanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand, 21 Nov 1.43 am (GMT +13) - 16 reports
#3: 3.0 quake 136 km west of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 20 Nov 9.58 pm (GMT +11) - 12 reports
#4: 4.7 quake 52 km northeast of Barquisimeto, Lara, Venezuela, 20 Nov 7.58 pm (GMT -4) - 7 reports
#5: 3.6 quake 63 km south of İzmir, Turkey, Greece, 20 Nov 2.58 am (GMT +2) - 7 reports
#6: 3.6 quake 67 km southwest of İzmir, Turkey, Greece, 20 Nov 3.13 am (GMT +2) - 6 reports
#7: 4.1 quake 15 km east of Guayaquil, Guayas, Ecuador, 19 Nov 10.03 pm (GMT -5) - 4 reports
#8: 4.0 quake Nevada, 146 mi northeast of Fresno (California), 20 Nov 2.10 am (GMT -8) - 3 reports
#9: 3.9 quake 16 km northwest of Blida, Wilaya de Blida, Algeria, 20 Nov 8.31 pm (GMT +1) - 3 reports
#10: 3.1 quake Yalova, 47 km south of Istanbul (İstanbul), Turkey, 20 Nov 12.52 pm (GMT +3) - 2 reports
#11: 4.7 quake 29 km south of Bucaramanga, Santander, Colombia, 19 Nov 7.57 pm (GMT -5) - 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
Sat, 21 Nov 2020, 00:18
4.7 quake 20 Nov 7:58 pm (GMT -4)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.7 occurred early evening on Friday 20 November 2020 at 7.58 pm local time near the town of Chivacoa, Venezuela, as reported by the United States Geological Survey (USGS). ... read all
Fri, 20 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 20 Nov 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Apaneca Range (1 quake mag 1.5), Brennisteinsfjöll (3 quakes between mag 0.5-2.2), Buzzard Creek (1 quake mag 1.9), Clear Lake (16 quakes between mag 0.3-2.2), Coso (4 quakes between mag 0.5-1.1), Etna (4 quakes between mag 1.2-1.8) ... read all
Fri, 20 Nov 2020, 23:36
5.1 quake 21 Nov 10:16 am (GMT +11)
The German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) reported a magnitude 5.1 quake in New Caledonia near the town of Tadine only 13 minutes ago. The earthquake hit in the morning on Saturday 21 November 2020 at 10.16 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
Fri, 20 Nov 2020, 22:40
4.1 quake 21 Nov 7:20 am (GMT +9)
Just 10 minutes ago, a 4.1-magnitude earthquake struck near the town of Furukawa, Japan. The tremor was recorded in the morning on Saturday 21 November 2020 at 7.20 am local time, at an intermediate depth of 100 km below the surface. ... read all
Fri, 20 Nov 2020, 21:39
4.6 quake 20 Nov 3:48 pm (GMT -5)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.6 occurred early afternoon on Friday 20 November 2020 at 3.48 pm local time near the village of Santa Rosa de Cashiboya, Peru, as reported by the Geophysics Institute of Peru (IGP). ... read all

 

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