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World Earthquake Report for Sunday, 6 December 2020

Mon, 7 Dec 2020, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  7 Dec 2020
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 7 Dec 2020

Summary: 1 quake 6.0+, 2 quakes 5.0+, 24 quakes 4.0+, 103 quakes 3.0+, 200 quakes 2.0+ (330 total)
Global seismic activity level on 6 December 2020: MODERATE

Magnitude 6+: 1 earthquake
Magnitude 5+: 2 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 24 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 103 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 200 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 7 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 1.1 x 1014 joules (30.9 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 26546 tons of TNT or 1.7 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (6 Dec 2020):

#1: 6.1 quake Provincia del Tamarugal, 114 km east of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile, 6 Dec 1.47 pm (GMT -3)
#2: 5.3 quake South Pacific Ocean 6 December 04:50 UTC
#3: 5.1 quake South Pacific Ocean, 104 km east of Neiafu, Vava'u, Tonga, 6 Dec 7.41 pm (GMT +13)
#4: 4.9 quake 38 km northeast of Gowurdak, Lebap, Turkmenistan, 6 Dec 5.27 am (GMT +5)
#5: 4.9 quake South Pacific Ocean, 736 km northeast of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, 6 Dec 1.58 pm (GMT +13)
#6: 4.9 quake South Pacific Ocean 6 Dec 10.11 pm (GMT +10)
#7: 4.8 quake 7.5 km south of Stilfontein, North-West, South Africa, 6 Dec 3.05 am (GMT +2)
#8: 4.8 quake North Pacific Ocean, 224 km south of Mobara, Chiba, Japan, 6 Dec 1.06 pm (GMT +9)
#9: 4.8 quake North Pacific Ocean, 215 km east of Yuzhno-Kurilsk, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, 7 Dec 2.08 am (GMT +10)
#10: 4.8 quake Indian Ocean, 50 km north of Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island, 7 Dec 5.05 am (GMT +7)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 4.8 quake 7.5 km south of Stilfontein, North-West, South Africa, 6 Dec 3.05 am (GMT +2) - 229 reports
#2: 3.6 quake 12 mi north of Julian, California, USA, 6 Dec 7.17 am (GMT -8) - 161 reports
#3: 4.4 quake 5 mi northeast of Hopland, California, USA, 6 Dec 7.03 am (GMT -8) - 110 reports
#4: 6.1 quake Provincia del Tamarugal, 114 km east of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile, 6 Dec 1.47 pm (GMT -3) - 18 reports
#5: 4.5 quake Adriatic Sea, 21 km north of Durrës, Albania, 6 Dec 8.19 am (GMT +1) - 13 reports
#6: 2.6 quake 6.4 mi northeast of Ocean Shores, Grays Harbor County, Washington, USA, 5 Dec 8.38 pm (GMT -8) - 11 reports
#7: 2.6 quake 0.3 mi west of Maywood, California, USA, 5 Dec 10.21 pm (GMT -8) - 9 reports
#8: 3.1 quake 2.6 km southwest of Atarfe, Granada, Andalusia, Spain, 6 Dec 9.32 am (GMT +1) - 6 reports
#9: 4.0 quake 35 km north of Mersin, Turkey, 6 Dec 4.37 am (GMT +3) - 3 reports
#10: 2.0 quake San Diego County, 15 mi south of La Quinta, California, USA, 6 Dec 2.04 pm (GMT -8) - 2 reports
#11: 3.0 quake 7.7 km northwest of Bursa, Turkey, 6 Dec 2.29 pm (GMT +3) - 2 reports

Earthquake stats:

Number of quakes and energy released vs time
Number of quakes and energy vs time
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Number of quakes and energy vs magnitude
Magnitude of quakes and energy released vs time
Magnitude of quakes and energy vs time

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