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World Earthquake Report for Thursday, 3 December 2020

Fri, 4 Dec 2020, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  4 Dec 2020
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 4 Dec 2020

Summary: 6 quakes 5.0+, 26 quakes 4.0+, 91 quakes 3.0+, 265 quakes 2.0+ (388 total)
Global seismic activity level on 3 December 2020: MODERATE

Magnitude 5+: 6 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 26 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 91 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 265 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 4.6 x 1013 joules (12.7 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 10955 tons of TNT or 0.7 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (3 Dec 2020):

#1: 5.5 quake 37 km west of Kabanjahe, North Sumatra, Indonesia, 4 Dec 2.48 am (GMT +7)
#2: 5.4 quake South Pacific Ocean, 462 km east of Noumea, South Province, New Caledonia, 4 Dec 4.07 am (GMT +11)
#3: 5.3 quake Departamento de Ayacucho, San Luis, 143 km east of San Juan, Argentina, 2 Dec 11.37 pm (GMT -3)
#4: 5.3 quake South Pacific Ocean 2 Dec 9.15 pm (GMT -9)
#5: 5.1 quake Banda Sea, 418 km south of Ambon City, Maluku, Indonesia, 3 Dec 10.35 am (GMT +9)
#6: 5.0 quake 28 km northwest of Langsa, Aceh, Indonesia, 3 Dec 10.51 am (GMT +7)
#7: 4.9 quake North Pacific Ocean, 90 km south of Inarajan Village, Guam, 3 Dec 10.18 am (GMT +10)
#8: 4.9 quake Esmeralda County, 15 mi south of Mina, Nevada, USA, 2 Dec 9.15 pm (GMT -8)
#9: 4.9 quake 11 km southwest of Baykan, Siirt, Turkey, 3 Dec 8.45 am (GMT +3)
#10: 4.7 quake Gulf of Alaska, 76 mi southeast of Sand Point, Alaska, USA, 2 Dec 2.08 pm (GMT -11)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 3.9 quake 19 km southwest of Kuchaiburi, Odisha, India, 4 Dec 2.13 am (GMT +5:30) - 30 reports
#2: 2.1 quake 0.6 mi northeast of Milford, New Jersey, USA, 3 Dec 6.55 am (GMT -5) - 10 reports
#3: 5.3 quake Departamento de Ayacucho, San Luis, 143 km east of San Juan, Argentina, 2 Dec 11.37 pm (GMT -3) - 8 reports
#4: 4.9 quake Esmeralda County, 15 mi south of Mina, Nevada, USA, 2 Dec 9.15 pm (GMT -8) - 6 reports
#5: 3.3 quake 5 mi northeast of Hopland, California, USA, 2 Dec 10.31 pm (GMT -8) - 3 reports
#6: 4.9 quake 11 km southwest of Baykan, Siirt, Turkey, 3 Dec 8.45 am (GMT +3) - 3 reports
#7: 2.0 quake 1.4 mi northwest of Mead Valley, Riverside County, California, USA, 3 Dec 5.52 am (GMT -8) - 2 reports
#8: 3.6 quake Caribbean Sea, 14 km southeast of Guanica, Guánica, Puerto Rico, 3 Dec 5.09 am (GMT -4) - 2 reports

Earthquake stats:

Number of quakes and energy released vs time
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Previous news
Thu, 3 Dec 2020, 23:50
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  3 Dec 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Biliran (2 quakes between mag 2.6-3.2), Buzzard Creek (1 quake mag 2.3), Clear Lake (14 quakes between mag 0.1-1.7), Coso (11 quakes between mag 0.5-2.4), Etna (6 quakes between mag 1.4-1.9), Grímsvötn (2 quakes between mag 1.2-1.6) ... read all
Thu, 3 Dec 2020, 20:08
5.2 quake 4 Dec 2:48 am (GMT +7)
A intermediate magnitude 5.2 earthquake was reported early morning near Kabanjahe, North Sumatra, Indonesia. ... read all
Thu, 3 Dec 2020, 18:15
4.6 quake 4 Dec 1:55 am (GMT +8)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.6 occurred only 11 minutes ago 114 km south of Kencong, Indonesia, Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG) reported. ... read all
Thu, 3 Dec 2020, 12:57
4.9 quake 3 Dec 8:37 pm (GMT +8)
A shallow magnitude 4.9 earthquake was reported in the evening near Novyy Uoyan, Buryatiya Republic, Russia. ... read all
Thu, 3 Dec 2020, 08:29
4.2 quake 19 Km Al Noroeste De Bilwi, Nicaragua, 3 Dec 2.09 am (GMT -6)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred early morning on Thursday 3 December 2020 at 2.09 am local time near Puerto Cabezas, Bilwi, North Caribbean Coast, Nicaragua, as reported by the Nicaraguan Institute of Territorial Studies (INETER). ... read all

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