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World Earthquake Report for Saturday, 17 April 2021

Sun, 18 Apr 2021, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 18 Apr 2021
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 18 Apr 2021

Summary: 7 quakes 5.0+, 29 quakes 4.0+, 141 quakes 3.0+, 270 quakes 2.0+ (447 total)
Global seismic activity level on 17 April 2021: MODERATE

Magnitude 5+: 7 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 29 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 141 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 270 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 3.7 x 1013 joules (10.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 8906 tons of TNT or 0.6 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (17 Apr 2021):

#1: 5.4 quake 56 km south of Banda Aceh, Indonesia, 17 Apr 8:04 am (GMT +7)
#2: 5.2 quake North Pacific Ocean, Northern Mariana Islands, 17 Apr 11:27 am (GMT +10)
#3: 5.2 quake North Pacific Ocean, 176 km northeast of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Kamchatka, Russia, 18 Apr 3:45 am (GMT +12)
#4: 5.1 quake XIZANG, China, 18 Apr 2:20 am (GMT +8)
#5: 5.0 quake South Pacific Ocean, 96 km southwest of Coquimbo, Provincia de Elqui, Coquimbo Region, Chile, 16 Apr 10:50 pm (GMT -5)
#6: 5.0 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, 18 Apr 12:56 am (GMT +12)
#7: 5.0 quake South Pacific Ocean, 18 km west of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, Peru, 17 Apr 6:45 pm (GMT -5)
#8: 4.9 quake Al Marj, 81 km southeast of Benghazi, Sha'bīyat Banghāzī, Libya, 17 Apr 1:59 pm (GMT +2)
#9: 4.9 quake Aegean Sea, 54 km south of Kos Town, Dodecanese, South Aegean, Greece, 17 Apr 2021 8:08 pm (GMT +3)
#10: 4.8 quake South Pacific Ocean, 246 km north of Arawa, North Solomons, Papua New Guinea, 18 Apr 12:24 am (GMT +11)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 4.1 quake 27 km southwest of Sugdidi, Zugdidi, Samegrelo and Zemo Svaneti, Georgia, 18 Apr 12:46 am (GMT +4) - 21 reports
#2: 4.9 quake Aegean Sea, 54 km south of Kos Town, Dodecanese, South Aegean, Greece, 17 Apr 2021 8:08 pm (GMT +3) - 18 reports
#3: 5.0 quake South Pacific Ocean, 18 km west of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, Peru, 17 Apr 6:45 pm (GMT -5) - 15 reports
#4: 3.2 quake 40 mi southwest of Hilo, Hawaii County, USA, 16 Apr 2021 7:46 pm (GMT -10) - 13 reports
#5: 3.0 quake 18 km west of Akola, Maharashtra, India, 17 April 2021 10:15 GMT - 12 reports
#6: 3.1 quake Alboran Sea, 42 km northeast of Al Hoceima, Morocco, 17 April 2021 09:41 GMT - 7 reports
#7: 4.9 quake Al Marj, 81 km southeast of Benghazi, Sha'bīyat Banghāzī, Libya, 17 Apr 1:59 pm (GMT +2) - 7 reports
#8: 5.4 quake 56 km south of Banda Aceh, Indonesia, 17 Apr 8:04 am (GMT +7) - 6 reports
#9: 3.8 quake Alboran Sea, 28 km northeast of Al Hoceima, Morocco, 17 Apr 9:51 am (GMT +0) - 4 reports
#10: 2.7 quake Greenlee County, 35 mi southeast of Safford, Graham County, Arizona, USA, 17 April 2021 02:12 GMT - 3 reports
#11: 5.0 quake South Pacific Ocean, 96 km southwest of Coquimbo, Provincia de Elqui, Coquimbo Region, Chile, 16 Apr 10:50 pm (GMT -5) - 3 reports
#12: 3.5 quake 35 mi northwest of Pahrump, Nye County, Nevada, USA, 17 Apr 2021 4:48 am (GMT -7) - 3 reports
#13: 5.2 quake North Pacific Ocean, 176 km northeast of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Kamchatka, Russia, 18 Apr 3:45 am (GMT +12) - 3 reports
#14: 3.7 quake Provincia de Caylloma, 71 km north of Arequipa, Peru, 17 April 2021 19:07 GMT - 2 reports
#15: 5.0 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, 18 Apr 12:56 am (GMT +12) - 2 reports
#16: 2.9 quake Aegean Sea, 51 km south of Kos Town, Dodecanese, South Aegean, Greece, 17 April 2021 17:14 GMT - 2 reports
#17: 3.7 quake Aegean Sea, 52 km south of Kos Town, Dodecanese, South Aegean, Greece, 17 April 2021 15:16 GMT - 2 reports
#18: 2.0 quake 65 Km WNW of Nanwalek, Alaska, USA, 17 April 2021 04:07 GMT - 2 reports
#19: 2.2 quake 10 Km W of Lamont, Oklahoma, USA, 17 April 2021 06:17 GMT - 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
Magnitude of quakes and energy vs time

Previous news

Sun, 18 Apr 2021, 00:05
5.0 quake 17 Apr 6:45 pm (GMT -5)
An earthquake of magnitude 5.0 occurred only 12 minutes ago 18 km west of Mollendo, Peru, the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) reported. ... read all
Sat, 17 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 17 Apr 2021 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Bardarbunga (21 quakes between mag 0.4-1.2), Clear Lake (37 quakes between mag 0.1-2.4), Coso (2 quakes between mag 1.0-1.1), Etna (1 quake mag 1.5), Fagradalsfjall (6 quakes between mag 0.1-1.1), Grímsnes (1 quake mag 1.0) ... read all
Sat, 17 Apr 2021, 22:43
4.3 quake 18 Apr 1:23 am (GMT +3)
A moderately shallow magnitude 4.3 earthquake was reported early morning near Moni Chrysoskalitissas, Chania, Crete, Greece. ... read all
Sat, 17 Apr 2021, 21:21
3.2 quake 17 Apr 3:59 pm (GMT -5)
A very shallow magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported early afternoon near Toyah, Reeves County, Texas, USA. ... read all
Sat, 17 Apr 2021, 19:55
3.0 quake 17 Apr 12:35 pm (GMT -7)
An earthquake of magnitude 3.0 occurred only 7 minutes ago 19 miles southeast of Ruth, California, United States, the United States Geological Survey reported. ... read all

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