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World Earthquake Report for Sunday, 18 April 2021

Mon, 19 Apr 2021, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 19 Apr 2021
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 19 Apr 2021

Summary: 2 quakes 6.0+, 10 quakes 5.0+, 58 quakes 4.0+, 169 quakes 3.0+, 288 quakes 2.0+ (527 total)
Global seismic activity level on 18 April 2021: HIGH

Magnitude 6+: 2 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 10 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 58 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 169 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 288 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 7 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 2.4 x 1014 joules (66.9 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 57595 tons of TNT or 3.6 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (18 Apr 2021):

#1: 6.1 quake North Pacific Ocean, 53 km east of Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan, Apr 18, 2021 09:29:11.44
#2: 6.0 quake 25 km northeast of Bandar-e Genāveh, Bushehr, Iran, 18 Apr 11:11 am (GMT +4:30)
#3: 5.8 quake 20 km south of Hualien City, Taiwan, 18 Apr 10:14 pm (GMT +8)
#4: 5.5 quake 16 km southwest of Hualien City, Taiwan, 18 Apr 10:11 pm (GMT +8)
#5: 5.2 quake 75 km southeast of Ust-Kamenogorsk, East Kazakhstan, 18 Apr 6:05 am (GMT +6)
#6: 5.2 quake 99 km west of Ambunti, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea, 18 Apr 2:00 pm (GMT +10)
#7: 5.2 quake QINGHAI, CHINA, 18 Apr 10:54 am (GMT +8)
#8: 5.1 quake South Atlantic Ocean, Antarctica, 17 Apr 11:15 pm (GMT -3)
#9: 5.1 quake Greenland Sea, Iceland, 18 Apr 1:17 pm (GMT -2)
#10: 5.1 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, 19 Apr 5:03 am (GMT +12)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 6.0 quake 25 km northeast of Bandar-e Genāveh, Bushehr, Iran, 18 Apr 11:11 am (GMT +4:30) - 266 reports
#2: 5.8 quake 20 km south of Hualien City, Taiwan, 18 Apr 10:14 pm (GMT +8) - 93 reports
#3: 5.5 quake 16 km southwest of Hualien City, Taiwan, 18 Apr 10:11 pm (GMT +8) - 72 reports
#4: 3.8 quake 8.3 km north of San Francisco Tesistan, Zapopan, Jalisco, Mexico, 2021-04-18 01:21:32 (Hora de México) - 52 reports
#5: 6.1 quake North Pacific Ocean, 53 km east of Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan, Apr 18, 2021 09:29:11.44 - 26 reports
#6: 4.0 quake 9.4 km southwest of Batna City, Algeria, 18 Apr 9:10 am (GMT +1) - 9 reports
#7: 4.5 quake 23 km northeast of Bandar-e Genāveh, Bushehr, Iran, 18 Apr 11:25 am (GMT +4:30) - 9 reports
#8: 5.2 quake 75 km southeast of Ust-Kamenogorsk, East Kazakhstan, 18 Apr 6:05 am (GMT +6) - 7 reports
#9: 2.3 quake 8 Km E of Washington, Georgia, USA, 18 April 2021 03:20 GMT - 5 reports
#10: 4.6 quake 10.9 km northeast of Bandar-e Genāveh, Bushehr, Iran, 19 Apr 2:47 am (GMT +4:30) - 4 reports
#11: 4.0 quake 24 km north of Bandar-e Genāveh, Bushehr, Iran, 18 Apr 11:33 am (GMT +4:30) - 4 reports
#12: 3.2 quake North Pacific Ocean, 50 km east of Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan, Apr 18, 2021 09:55:04.33 - 3 reports
#13: 3.5 quake 24 km northeast of Bandar-e Genāveh, Bushehr, Iran, 18 April 2021 07:30 GMT - 3 reports
#14: 5.0 quake Gangaw District, Magway Region, 66 km southeast of Hakha, Myanmar (Burma), 18 Apr 7:54 pm (GMT +6:30) - 3 reports
#15: 2.0 quake 5km ESE of Interlaken, CA, USA, 18 April 2021 22:04 GMT - 3 reports
#16: 4.6 quake Chiapas Nuevo, 26 km southwest of Cintalapa de Figueroa, Chiapas, Mexico, 18 Apr 2021 5:47 pm (GMT -5) - 2 reports
#17: 4.0 quake North Pacific Ocean, 59 km east of Namie, Futaba-gun, Fukushima, Japan, Apr 18, 2021 10:00:58.59 - 2 reports
#18: 2.9 quake Ichihara Shi, 10.5 km south of Chiba, Japan, Apr 18, 2021 09:34:00.63 - 2 reports
#19: 3.2 quake Gulf of Alaska, 128 mi west of Juneau, Alaska, USA, 18 April 2021 11:07 GMT - 2 reports
#20: 4.1 quake 31 km northeast of Bandar-e Genāveh, Bushehr, Iran, 19 Apr 2:20 am (GMT +4:30) - 2 reports
#21: 3.9 quake Provincia de Camana, 39 km northwest of Mollendo, Peru, 18 Apr 4:02 am (GMT -5) - 2 reports
#22: 4.2 quake 5 km southwest of Tymovskoye, Tymovskii, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, 18 Apr 7:16 pm (GMT +11) - 2 reports

Earthquake stats:

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Previous news

Sun, 18 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 18 Apr 2021 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Bardarbunga (16 quakes between mag 0.2-1.1), Biliran (1 quake mag 2.5), Cayambe (1 quake mag 4.3), Clear Lake (24 quakes between mag 0.3-1.9), Coso (5 quakes between mag 0.8-1.0), Eldey (6 quakes between mag 0.9-2.1) ... read all
Sun, 18 Apr 2021, 23:18
4.6 quake 18 Apr 5:47 pm (GMT -5)
A magnitude 4.6 earthquake near Cintalapa de Figueroa, Cintalapa, Chiapas, Mexico, was reported 31 minutes ago by Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN), considered the main national agency that monitors seismic activity in Mexico. The earthquake occurred at an intermediate depth of 128 km beneath the epicenter in the afternoon on Sunday 18 April 2021 at 5:47 pm local time. Magnitude and other quake parameters can still change in the coming hours as the agency continues to process seismic data. ... read all
Sun, 18 Apr 2021, 21:14
3.1 quake 18 Apr 3:54 pm (GMT -5)
An earthquake of magnitude 3.1 occurred only 17 minutes ago 11 miles northwest of Snyder, Texas, United States, the United States Geological Survey reported. ... read all
Sun, 18 Apr 2021, 20:43
4.3 quake 19 Apr 2:53 am (GMT +6:30)
Just 18 minutes ago, a 4.3-magnitude earthquake struck near Tuensang, Nagaland, India. The tremor was recorded early morning on Monday 19 April 2021 at 2:23 am local time, at an intermediate depth of 89 km below the surface. ... read all
Sun, 18 Apr 2021, 20:08
4.3 quake 18 Apr 2:48 pm (GMT -5)
The Institute of Geophysics of the National Polytechnic School in Quito (IGEPN) reported a magnitude 4.3 quake in Ecuador near Cayambe, Cantón Cayambe, Provincia de Pichincha, only 9 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early afternoon on Sunday 18 April 2021 at 2:48 pm local time at a very shallow depth of 5 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

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