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World Earthquake Report for Friday, 16 April 2021

Sat, 17 Apr 2021, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 17 Apr 2021
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 17 Apr 2021

Summary: 10 quakes 5.0+, 30 quakes 4.0+, 103 quakes 3.0+, 215 quakes 2.0+ (358 total)
Global seismic activity level on 16 April 2021: MODERATE

Magnitude 5+: 10 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 30 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 103 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 215 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15007 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (16 Apr 2021):

#1: 5.6 quake Indian Ocean, 239 km southeast of Mataram, Indonesia, 16 Apr 11:42 am (GMT +8)
#2: 5.5 quake Maluku Sea, Indonesia, 17 Apr 4:55 am (GMT +8)
#3: 5.4 quake South Pacific Ocean, Fiji, 16 Apr 4:40 am (GMT -12)
#4: 5.2 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, 17 Apr 8:00 am (GMT +12)
#5: 5.2 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, 17 Apr 10:13 am (GMT +12)
#6: 5.1 quake 29 km south of Kostanay, Qostanay Qalasy, Qostanay Oblysy, Kazakhstan, 16 Apr 11:58 pm (GMT +6)
#7: 5.1 quake Tasman Sea, 73 km northwest of Te Anau, Southland District, New Zealand, 17 Apr 2021 10:57 am (GMT +12)
#8: 5.0 quake North Pacific Ocean, Northern Mariana Islands, 16 Apr 10:23 am (GMT +10)
#9: 5.0 quake 149 km west of Altai, Yesunbulag, Govĭ-Altay Aymag, Mongolia, 16 Apr 8:11 am (GMT +7)
#10: 5.0 quake 17 km west of Karamay, Xinjiang, China, 16 Apr 3:38 pm (GMT +8)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 3.1 quake Caddo County Parish, 15 mi west of Shreveport, Caddo County, Louisiana, USA, 15 Apr 2021 7:43 pm (GMT -5) - 15 reports
#2: 3.1 quake Grad Glina, Sisak-Moslavina, 56 km southeast of Zagreb, Croatia, 16 April 2021 13:37 GMT - 13 reports
#3: 3.8 quake Adriatic Sea, 96 km east of Ancone, The Marches, Italy, 16 Apr 8:20 pm (GMT +1) - 3 reports
#4: 2.1 quake 7 km southwest of Balingen, Tuebingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, Apr 16 11:48:23 - 3 reports
#5: 3.0 quake 4.9 km southeast of Vlorë, Albania, 16 April 2021 04:15 GMT - 2 reports
#6: 2.7 quake 47 km west of Zaragoza, Saragossa, Aragon, Spain, 16 April 2021 04:02 GMT - 2 reports
#7: 4.3 quake 23 km east of Linxi, Hebei, China, 16 Apr 2021 4:06 pm (GMT +8) - 2 reports
#8: 2.5 quake Aegean Sea, 44 km south of Kos Town, Dodecanese, South Aegean, Greece, 16 April 2021 10:07 GMT - 2 reports
#9: 5.6 quake Indian Ocean, 239 km southeast of Mataram, Indonesia, 16 Apr 11:42 am (GMT +8) - 2 reports
#10: 5.5 quake Maluku Sea, Indonesia, 17 Apr 4:55 am (GMT +8) - 2 reports
#11: 5.1 quake Tasman Sea, 73 km northwest of Te Anau, Southland District, New Zealand, 17 Apr 2021 10:57 am (GMT +12) - 2 reports

Earthquake stats:

Number of quakes and energy released vs time
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Number of quakes and energy vs magnitude
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Previous news

Fri, 16 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 16 Apr 2021 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
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Fri, 16 Apr 2021, 23:17
5.1 quake 17 Apr 10:57 am (GMT +12)
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Fri, 16 Apr 2021, 20:39
4.2 quake 16 Apr 2:16 pm (GMT -6)
Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN) reported a magnitude 4.2 quake in Mexico near Tonala, Tonalá, Chiapas, only 23 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early afternoon on Friday 16 April 2021 at 2:16 pm local time at a shallow depth of 23 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, 16 Apr 2021, 15:39
4.2 quake 17 Apr 12:11 am (GMT +9)
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Fri, 16 Apr 2021, 12:59
4.6 quake 16 Apr 9:39 pm (GMT +9)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.6 occurred in the evening on Friday 16 April 2021 at 9:39 pm local time near Mikuni, Sakai, Fukui, Japan, as reported by Japan's National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience (NIED). ... read all

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