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World Earthquake Report for Wednesday, 16 June 2021

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

Summary: 1 quake 6.0+, 4 quakes 5.0+, 26 quakes 4.0+, 110 quakes 3.0+, 280 quakes 2.0+ (421 total)
Global seismic activity level on 16 June 2021: MODERATE

Magnitude 6+: 1 earthquake
Magnitude 5+: 4 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 26 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 110 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 280 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 7 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 1.1 x 1014 joules (30.1 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 25873 tons of TNT or 1.6 atomic bombs!) learn more

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

#1: 6.0 quake Banda Sea, 73 km east of Amahai, Maluku, Indonesia, 16 Jun 1:43 pm (GMT +9)
#2: 5.5 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, 16 Jun 1:44 pm (GMT +12)
#3: 5.5 quake Qinghai, China, 16 Jun 4:48 pm (GMT +8)
#4: 5.5 quake South Pacific Ocean 17 Jun 12:47 am (GMT +12)
#5: 5.0 quake 90 km southeast of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea, 17 Jun 6:09 am (GMT +10)
#6: 4.9 quake 30 km southeast of Yuxi, Yunnan, China, 16 Jun 3:35 pm (GMT +8)
#7: 4.8 quake South Pacific Ocean, 84 km southwest of Portoviejo, Provincia de Manabi, Ecuador, 2021-06-15 19:32:17
#8: 4.8 quake 8.5 km northwest of Karamay, Xinjiang, China, 16 Jun 7:08 pm (GMT +8)
#9: 4.7 quake Markazi Bihsud, Wardak, 64 km south of Bāmyān, Bamyan, Afghanistan, 2021-06-16 08:01:58 IST
#10: 4.5 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, 16 Jun 5:33 pm (GMT +12)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 2.1 quake 10.5 km northeast of Maple Ridge, Metro Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, 16 June 2021 16:25 GMT - 155 reports
#2: Unconfirmed quake reported: Yass Valley, New South Wales, 20 km north of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, 16 Jun 10:02 pm (GMT +10) - 69 reports
#3: Unconfirmed quake reported: 4.8 km southeast of Sibenik, Grad Šibenik, Sibenik-Knin, Croatia, 16 June 2021 21:28 GMT - 50 reports
#4: 3.7 quake Lincoln County, 30 mi east of Edmond, Oklahoma County, USA, 16 Jun 2021 4:07 pm (GMT -5) - 20 reports
#5: Unconfirmed quake reported: 1.5 mi northeast of East Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA, 16 Jun 3:41 am (GMT -7) - 14 reports
#6: 4.4 quake South Pacific Ocean, 35 km south of Valparaiso, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, 16 Jun 4:13 pm (GMT -4) - 12 reports
#7: 2.6 quake Iberian Sea, 7.4 km southeast of Palamos, Girona, Catalonia, Spain, 16 June 2021 04:59 GMT - 8 reports
#8: 3.7 quake South Pacific Ocean, 91 km west of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, 16 June 2021 20:06 GMT - 7 reports
#9: 6.0 quake Banda Sea, 73 km east of Amahai, Maluku, Indonesia, 16 Jun 1:43 pm (GMT +9) - 7 reports
#10: Unconfirmed quake reported: Departamento de Belgrano, 40 km north of La Punta, Juan Martin de Pueyrredon, San Luis, Argentina, 16 Jun 12:16 pm (GMT -3) - 5 reports
#11: 4.1 quake 5.8 km southeast of Głogow, Lower Silesia, Poland, 16 Jun 3:22 pm (GMT +2) - 4 reports
#12: 2.5 quake Grad Samobor, Zagreb County, 21 km southwest of Zagreb, Croatia, 16 Jun 2021 17:28 - 3 reports
#13: 2.6 quake Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina, 74 km northeast of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, 16/06/2021 16:56:14 - 3 reports
#14: 3.0 quake Higashihiroshima Shi, 22 km east of Hiroshima, Japan, Jun 16, 2021 22:30:02.94 - 2 reports
#15: 4.4 quake North Atlantic Ocean, 97 km north of Road Town, British Virgin Islands, 16 Jun 8:52 am (GMT -4) - 2 reports
#16: 4.2 quake South Pacific Ocean, 68 km west of Jipijapa, Provincia de Manabi, Ecuador, 2021-06-15 23:00:27 - 2 reports
#17: 4.0 quake South Pacific Ocean, 48 km west of Jipijapa, Provincia de Manabi, Ecuador, 2021-06-15 23:51:44 - 2 reports
#18: 3.4 quake North Atlantic Ocean, 98 km northeast of Higuey, Dominican Republic, 16 June 2021 01:35 GMT - 2 reports
#19: 3.4 quake 15 mi southeast of Lone Pine, Inyo County, California, USA, 16 Jun 2021 10:44 am (GMT -7) - 2 reports
#20: 3.0 quake Haines Parish, 23 mi southwest of Haines, Alaska, USA, 16 Jun 2021 6:56 am (GMT -8) - 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

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A magnitude 3.2 earthquake near Hilo, Hawaii County, Hawaii, USA, was reported only 9 minutes ago by the United States Geological Survey, considered the key international and national agency that monitors seismic activity in the US. The earthquake occurred at a moderately shallow depth of 20 miles beneath the epicenter around noon on Wednesday 16 June 2021 at 1:56 pm local time. 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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