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World Earthquake Report for Thursday, 15 April 2021

Fri, 16 Apr 2021, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 16 Apr 2021
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 16 Apr 2021

Summary: 4 quakes 5.0+, 32 quakes 4.0+, 100 quakes 3.0+, 253 quakes 2.0+ (389 total)
Global seismic activity level on 15 April 2021: MODERATE

Magnitude 5+: 4 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 32 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 100 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 253 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 3.6 x 1013 joules (9.99 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 8594 tons of TNT or 0.5 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (15 Apr 2021):

#1: 5.5 quake Indian Ocean, 241 km south of Mataram, Indonesia, 15 Apr 6:36 pm (GMT +8)
#2: 5.3 quake Bering Sea, 81 mi northwest of Attu Station, Aleutians West, Alaska, USA, 15 Apr 7:33 pm (GMT +11)
#3: 5.2 quake 44 km northwest of Kemerovo, Russia, 15 Apr 9:49 pm (GMT +7)
#4: 5.1 quake Philippines Sea, Guam, 15 Apr 1:44 pm (GMT +9)
#5: 4.9 quake South Pacific Ocean, 121 km southwest of Trujillo, Liberdade, Peru, 15 Apr 2021 2:16 pm (GMT -5)
#6: 4.8 quake Xinjiang, 68 km southwest of Druzhba, Alakol District, Almaty Oblysy, Kazakhstan, 15 Apr 4:11 pm (GMT +8)
#7: 4.8 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, 16 Apr 12:32 am (GMT +12)
#8: 4.8 quake Banda Sea, 246 km west of Tual, Maluku, Indonesia, 16 Apr 7:43 am (GMT +9)
#9: 4.7 quake Indian Ocean, 2 km southwest of Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, 15 Apr 9:24 am (GMT +8)
#10: 4.7 quake North Pacific Ocean, 73 km northeast of Mutsu, Aomori, Japan, 15 Apr 2021 8:23 pm (GMT +9)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 3.0 quake South Gippsland, 47 km southwest of Traralgon, Latrobe, Victoria, Australia, 15 April 2021 14:24 GMT - 43 reports
#2: 3.5 quake 7.2 km northwest of Dharamshala, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh, India, 15 April 2021 21:33 GMT - 35 reports
#3: 2.9 quake 12 km northeast of Dharamshala, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh, India, 15 April 2021 21:47 GMT - 11 reports
#4: 5.5 quake Indian Ocean, 241 km south of Mataram, Indonesia, 15 Apr 6:36 pm (GMT +8) - 7 reports
#5: 4.5 quake 25 km southwest of Turt, Khankh, Hövsgöl Aymag, Mongolia, 16 Apr 12:42 am (GMT +8) - 6 reports
#6: 3.3 quake Grady County, 21 mi southwest of Norman, Cleveland County, Oklahoma, USA, 15 Apr 2021 9:26 am (GMT -5) - 6 reports
#7: 4.5 quake North Pacific Ocean, 35 km west of Muroran, Hokkaido, Japan, 16 Apr 2021 5:47 am (GMT +9) - 3 reports
#8: 2.1 quake 8 Km ESE of Enterprise, Nevada, USA, 15 April 2021 21:04 GMT - 2 reports
#9: 4.2 quake North Pacific Ocean, 68 km south of Cruz Grande, Mexico, 15 Apr 2021 2:58 am (GMT -7) - 2 reports
#10: 2.6 quake 18 km east of Izmit, Kocaeli, Turkey, 15 April 2021 01:02 GMT - 2 reports
#11: 4.1 quake Villa de Tamazulapam del Progreso, 27 km southeast of Ciudad de Huajuapan de Leon, Mexico, 2021-04-15 00:36:09 (Hora de México) - 2 reports
#12: 4.4 quake Tibet, China, 197 km northeast of Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India, 16 Apr 6:26 am (GMT +8) - 2 reports
#13: 2.4 quake 18 km southeast of Trebinje, Bosnia Serb Republic, Bosnia & Herzegovina, 15 April 2021 04:28 GMT - 2 reports
#14: 3.9 quake 44 km west of Mytilene, Lesvos, North Aegean, Greece, 15 Apr 7:10 am (GMT +3) - 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
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Previous news

Thu, 15 Apr 2021, 23:53
4.0 quake 16 Apr 8:33 am (GMT +9)
Japan's National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience (NIED) reported a magnitude 4.0 quake in Japan near Akita, Akita Shi, only 12 minutes ago. The earthquake hit in the morning on Friday 16 April 2021 at 8:33 am local time at a shallow depth of 10.3 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
Thu, 15 Apr 2021, 23:50
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 15 Apr 2021 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Agung (1 quake mag 2.8), Atka (1 quake mag 1.0), Brennisteinsfjöll (1 quake mag 1.9), Clear Lake (37 quakes between mag 0.2-2.6), Coso (5 quakes between mag 0.7-1.9), Eldey (20 quakes between mag 0.9-2.5) ... read all
Thu, 15 Apr 2021, 22:45
3.0 quake 15 Apr 5:25 pm (GMT -5)
An earthquake of magnitude 3.0 occurred only 16 minutes ago 21 miles northwest of Fort Stockton, Texas, United States, the United States Geological Survey reported. ... read all
Thu, 15 Apr 2021, 22:45
3.3 quake 15 Apr 11:24 am (GMT -11)
An earthquake of magnitude 3.3 occurred in the morning on Thursday 15 April 2021 at 11:24 am local time near Sand Point, Aleutians East, Alaska, USA, as reported by the United States Geological Survey. ... read all
Thu, 15 Apr 2021, 21:56
We are receiving unverified early reports of seismic activity in or near Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India on 15 Apr 2021 (GMT) at approximately 21:34. ... read all

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