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World Earthquake Report for Friday, 2 April 2021

Sat, 3 Apr 2021, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  3 Apr 2021
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 3 Apr 2021

Summary: 3 quakes 5.0+, 42 quakes 4.0+, 121 quakes 3.0+, 267 quakes 2.0+ (433 total)
Global seismic activity level on 2 April 2021: LOW

Magnitude 5+: 3 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 42 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 121 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 267 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 1.9 x 1013 joules (5.2 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4475 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (2 Apr 2021):

#1: 5.0 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, 2 Apr 2021 5:36 pm (GMT +13)
#2: 5.0 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, 2 Apr 2021 8:48 pm (GMT +13)
#3: 5.0 quake Riosucio, Departamento del Choco, 50 km southwest of Chigorodo, Colombia, 2 Apr 2021 5:44 pm (GMT -5)
#4: 4.9 quake 153 km southeast of Hotan, Xinjiang, China, 3 Apr 2021 12:19 am (GMT +8)
#5: 4.8 quake 69 km south of Zangguy, Hotan Prefecture, Xinjiang, China, 2 Apr 2021 4:28 pm (GMT +8)
#6: 4.7 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, 1 Apr 2021 12:25 pm (GMT -12)
#7: 4.7 quake South Pacific Ocean, 188 km northeast of Gisborne, New Zealand, 2 Apr 2021 7:05 pm (GMT +12)
#8: 4.7 quake 168 km south of Turpan, Xinjiang, China, 2 Apr 2021 6:13 pm (GMT +8)
#9: 4.7 quake North Pacific Ocean, 249 km south of Severo-Kuril'sk, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, 2 April 2021 22:30 GMT
#10: 4.6 quake 74 km east of Norsup, Malampa Province, Vanuatu, 2 Apr 2021 2:06 pm (GMT +11)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 3.2 quake 15 km west of Poitiers, Viena, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France, 3 Apr 2021 1:56 am (GMT +2) - 85 reports

#2: 2.1 quake 8.1 mi southeast of Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas, USA, 2 Apr 2021 12:39 am (GMT -5) - 9 reports
#3: 4.4 quake North Pacific Ocean, 41 mi southwest of Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA, 2 Apr 2021 1:21 am (GMT -7) - 8 reports
#4: 5.0 quake Riosucio, Departamento del Choco, 50 km southwest of Chigorodo, Colombia, 2 Apr 2021 5:44 pm (GMT -5) - 6 reports
#5: 4.3 quake Esmeralda County, 36 mi west of Tonopah, Nye County, Nevada, USA, 2 Apr 2021 12:08 pm (GMT -7) - 6 reports
#6: 2.5 quake Allier, 21 km west of Roanne, Loire, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France, 3 Apr 2021 1:56 am (GMT +2) - 5 reports
#7: 3.5 quake Aegean Sea, 12 km southwest of Kusadasi, Aydın, Turkey, 2 Apr 2021 5:04 pm (GMT +3) - 3 reports
#8: 4.1 quake Departamento de La Paz, Mendoza, 95 km west of San Luis, Juan Martin de Pueyrredon, San Luis, Argentina, 2 Apr 2021 2:47 am (GMT -3) - 3 reports
#9: 3.4 quake 1.2 km east of Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico, 2 Apr 2021 2:18 am (GMT -6) - 3 reports
#10: 3.6 quake 9.9 km south of Patras, Achaea, Western Greece, 2 Apr 2021 8:15 am (GMT +3) - 2 reports
#11: 3.2 quake Caribbean Sea, 28 km southwest of Ponce, Segundo Barrio, Ponce, Puerto Rico, 2 Apr 2021 7:22 pm (GMT -4) - 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
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Previous news

Sat, 3 Apr 2021, 00:17
4.3 quake 2 Apr 8:57 pm (GMT -3)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.3 occurred in the evening on Friday 2 April 2021 at 8:57 pm local time near Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, as reported by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC). ... Read all
Sat, 3 Apr 2021, 00:16
3.2 quake 3 Apr 1:56 am (GMT +2)
Just 10 minutes ago, a 3.2-magnitude earthquake struck near Poitiers, Vienne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France. The tremor was recorded early morning on Saturday 3 April 2021 at 1:56 am local time, at a shallow depth of 10 km below the surface. ... Read all
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