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World Earthquake Report for Friday, 4 December 2020

Sat, 5 Dec 2020, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  5 Dec 2020
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 5 Dec 2020

Summary: 2 quakes 5.0+, 38 quakes 4.0+, 133 quakes 3.0+, 249 quakes 2.0+ (422 total)
Global seismic activity level on 4 December 2020: LOW

Magnitude 5+: 2 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 38 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 133 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 249 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 1.5 x 1013 joules (4.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3543 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (4 Dec 2020):

#1: 5.1 quake Departamento de Susques, Jujuy, 50 km northwest of San Antonio de los Cobres (Salta), Argentina, 4 Dec 1.06 am (GMT -3)
#2: 5.0 quake Indian Ocean, French Southern Territories, 5 Dec 1.30 am (GMT +5)
#3: 4.8 quake North Pacific Ocean, 30 km southwest of Nagarote, León, Nicaragua, 3 Dec 8.19 pm (GMT -6)
#4: 4.7 quake Departamento de Ullum, 42 km west of San Juan, San Juan, Argentina, 4 Dec 2.48 am (GMT -3)
#5: 4.7 quake Indian Ocean, 116 km southwest of Banda Aceh, Indonesia, 5 Dec 2.09 am (GMT +6)
#6: 4.6 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, 5 Dec 1.34 am (GMT +13)
#7: 4.6 quake North Pacific Ocean, 105 km southwest of Nicoya, Guanacaste, Costa Rica, 4 Dec 12.10 pm (GMT -6)
#8: 4.6 quake Лавиља, 1.7 km south of Caobal (San Juan Evangelista), Veracruz, Mexico, 4 Dec 5.39 pm (GMT -6)
#9: 4.5 quake North Pacific Ocean, 96 km southwest of San Rafael del Sur, Managua, Nicaragua, 3 Dec 8.40 pm (GMT -6)
#10: 4.5 quake Banda Sea, 210 km northeast of Maumere, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, 4 Dec 1.26 pm (GMT +8)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 3.5 quake 32 km north of Benfeld, Bas-Rhin, Grand Est, France, 4 Dec 6.59 am (GMT +1) - 82 reports
#2: 3.5 quake 3.6 mi northeast of Grand Ronde, Oregon, USA, 4 Dec 6.07 am (GMT -8) - 16 reports
#3: 4.1 quake 28 mi west of Volcano Village, Hawaii, USA, 4 Dec 7.44 am (GMT -10) - 10 reports
#4: 4.1 quake 3.8 km northeast of Bougaa, Sétif, Algeria, 4 Dec 9.17 pm (GMT +1) - 8 reports
#5: 2.8 quake 1.6 km northwest of La Wantzenau, Grand Est, France, 4 Dec 11.10 am (GMT +1) - 6 reports
#6: 3.8 quake Aegean Sea, 3.4 km northwest of Agios Konstantinos, North Aegean, Greece, 4 Dec 11.34 am (GMT +2) - 6 reports
#7: 2.1 quake Lawrence County, 18 mi west of Decatur, Alabama, USA, 4 December 02:49 UTC - 5 reports
#8: 2.7 quake 4.1 mi northwest of Doniphan, Missouri, USA, 4 Dec 12.40 pm (GMT -6) - 5 reports
#9: 3.2 quake Sonoma County, 4.8 mi west of Cobb, California, USA, 4 Dec 2.48 am (GMT -8) - 3 reports
#10: 4.0 quake Canton Cañar, 11 km south of La Troncal, Provincia del Cañar, Ecuador, 4 Dec 6.53 pm (GMT -5) - 3 reports
#11: 4.3 quake Indian Ocean, 84 km south of Praya, Kabupaten Lombok Tengah, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, 4 Dec 7.29 pm (GMT +8) - 2 reports
#12: 4.1 quake Canton Cañar, 13 km south of La Troncal, Provincia del Cañar, Ecuador, 4 Dec 6.55 pm (GMT -5) - 2 reports
#13: 2.5 quake 21 mi northwest of Stanley, Idaho, USA, 3 Dec 10.03 pm (GMT -7) - 2 reports

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Previous news
Sat, 5 Dec 2020, 00:15
4.2 quake Ecuador - Guayas, A 18.26km De La Troncal, 4 Dec 6.55 pm (GMT -5)
The Institute of Geophysics of the National Polytechnic School in Quito (IGEPN) reported a magnitude 4.2 quake in Ecuador near La Troncal, Provincia del Cañar, only 8 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early evening on Friday 4 December 2020 at 6.55 pm local time at a very shallow depth of 5 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, 4 Dec 2020, 23:59
4.6 quake 4 Dec 5:39 pm (GMT -6)
Just 18 minutes ago, a 4.6-magnitude earthquake struck near Caobal, San Juan Evangelista, Veracruz, Mexico. The tremor was recorded in the afternoon on Friday 4 December 2020 at 5.39 pm local time, at an intermediate depth of 125 km below the surface. ... read all
Fri, 4 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  4 Dec 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Askja (1 quake mag 1.3), Bardarbunga (2 quakes between mag 0.5-1.2), Biliran (4 quakes between mag 2.9-4.1), Clear Lake (70 quakes between mag 0.2-3.7), Coso (4 quakes between mag 0.4-1.0), Eldey (2 quakes between mag 1.3-1.6) ... read all
Fri, 4 Dec 2020, 23:38
3.1 quake 4 Dec 2:18 pm (GMT -9)
An earthquake of magnitude 3.1 occurred early afternoon on Friday 4 December 2020 at 2.18 pm local time near Anchorage, Anchorage County, Alaska, USA, as reported by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC). ... read all
Fri, 4 Dec 2020, 22:12
4.3 quake 5 Dec 4:52 am (GMT +7)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.3 occurred only 10 minutes ago 53 km south of Bengkulu, Indonesia, Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG) reported. ... read all

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