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World Earthquake Report for Thursday, 14 October 2021

Fri, 15 Oct 2021, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 15 Oct 2021
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 15 Oct 2021

Summary: 3 quakes 5.0+, 33 quakes 4.0+, 205 quakes 3.0+, 290 quakes 2.0+ (531 total)
Global seismic activity level on 14 October 2021: MODERATE

Magnitude 5+: 3 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 33 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 205 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 290 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 5.2 x 1013 joules (14.3 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 12324 tons of TNT or 0.8 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (14 Oct 2021):

#1: 5.7 quake Molucca Sea, 106 km east of Bitung, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, Oct 14, 2021 11:16 pm (GMT +8)
#2: 5.6 quake Coral Sea, Vanuatu, Oct 14, 2021 4:51 pm (GMT +11)
#3: 5.1 quake Indian Ocean Oct 14, 2021 6:47 am (GMT +3)
#4: 4.9 quake China: 1053km N of Pangin, Arunachal Pradesh, India, Oct 14, 2021 8:03 am (GMT +8)
#5: 4.8 quake 285 km south of Kumul, Xinjiang, China, Oct 14, 2021 5:50 pm (GMT +8)
#6: 4.8 quake Banda Sea, Indonesia, Oct 15, 2021 5:49 am (GMT +9)
#7: 4.7 quake 172 km west of Tongliao, Inner Mongolia, China, Oct 15, 2021 5:10 am (GMT +8)
#8: 4.5 quake Caribbean Sea, Dominican Republic, Oct 13, 2021 11:12 pm (GMT -4)
#9: 4.5 quake Provincia de Camana, Arequipa, Peru, Oct 13, 2021 10:22 pm (GMT -5)
#10: 4.5 quake Philippine Sea, 80 km southeast of Malita, Davao Occidental, Philippines, Oct 14, 2021 3:14 pm (GMT +8)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 4.2 quake LUZON, PHILIPPINES, Oct 14, 2021 10:08 pm (GMT +8) - 292 reports
#2: 3.9 quake 6.6 km northwest of Naga City, Camarines Sur, Bicol, Philippines, Oct 15, 2021 1:20 am (GMT +8) - 86 reports
#3: 4.2 quake Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, Oct 14, 2021 2:27 am (GMT +1) - 42 reports
#4: 3.2 quake 4.1 km northwest of Santiago, Isabela, Cagayan Valley, Philippines, Oct 15, 2021 12:42 am (GMT +8) - 11 reports
#5: 5.7 quake Molucca Sea, 106 km east of Bitung, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, Oct 14, 2021 11:16 pm (GMT +8) - 11 reports
#6: 3.2 quake 11 km south of Bijapur, Vijayapura, Karnataka, India, Oct 14, 2021 6:21 pm (GMT +5:30) - 10 reports
#7: 4.2 quake Sulu Sea, 98 km northwest of Iloilo City, Western Visayas, Philippines, Oct 14, 2021 6:37 pm (GMT +8) - 8 reports
#8: 2.7 quake Spain: W ARACENA.H Oct 14, 2021 9:35 pm (GMT +2) - 8 reports
#9: 3.1 quake Heraklion Regional Unit, Crete, Greece, Oct 14, 2021 8:02 pm (GMT +3) - 7 reports
#10: 3.2 quake 9.3 km north of Naga City, Camarines Sur, Bicol, Philippines, Oct 15, 2021 1:28 am (GMT +8) - 7 reports
#11: 3.2 quake Heraklion Regional Unit, Crete, Greece, Oct 14, 2021 4:50 am (GMT +3) - 7 reports
#12: 2.2 quake 25 km east of Niort, Deux-Sèvres, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France, Oct 14, 2021 11:39 pm (GMT +2) - 6 reports
#13: 4.5 quake Provincia de Camana, Arequipa, Peru, Oct 13, 2021 10:22 pm (GMT -5) - 5 reports
#14: 2.4 quake 18 km northeast of Calabanga, Camarines Sur, Bicol, Philippines, Oct 15, 2021 2:03 am (GMT +8) - 5 reports
#15: 4.5 quake Caribbean Sea, Dominican Republic, Oct 13, 2021 11:12 pm (GMT -4) - 5 reports
#16: 3.5 quake 11 km west of Naga City, Camarines Sur, Bicol, Philippines, Oct 15, 2021 2:22 am (GMT +8) - 5 reports
#17: 3.5 quake La Palma Island, Canary Islands, Spain, Oct 14, 2021 8:40 am (GMT +1) - 4 reports
#18: 3.7 quake North Pacific Ocean, Ecuador, Oct 14, 2021 12:56 pm (GMT -5) - 4 reports
#19: 2.4 quake Philippine Sea, 29 km northeast of Naga City, Camarines Sur, Bicol, Philippines, Oct 15, 2021 2:14 am (GMT +8) - 4 reports
#20: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): Maroondah, Victoria, Australia, Oct 14, 2021 1:24 pm (GMT +11) - 3 reports
#21: 4.0 quake 43 km northeast of Padang, Sumatra Barat, Indonesia, Oct 15, 2021 12:55 am (GMT +7) - 3 reports
#22: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): Kent, England, United Kingdom, Oct 14, 2021 4:09 am (GMT +1) - 3 reports
#23: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): Las Palmas, Canary Islands, Spain, Oct 14, 2021 5:57 am (GMT +1) - 3 reports
#24: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): Huelva, Andalusia, Spain, Oct 14, 2021 2:53 am (GMT +2) - 3 reports
#25: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): Lexington County, 14 mi southwest of Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, USA, Oct 13, 2021 9:56 pm (GMT -4) - 3 reports
#26: 2.7 quake Heraklion Regional Unit, Crete, Greece, Oct 14, 2021 6:44 pm (GMT +3) - 3 reports
#27: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): Wyndham, Victoria, Australia, Oct 14, 2021 9:37 pm (GMT +11) - 2 reports
#28: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, Oct 14, 2021 3:08 pm (GMT +2) - 2 reports
#29: 2.0 quake Heraklion Regional Unit, Crete, Greece, Oct 14, 2021 5:26 am (GMT +3) - 2 reports
#30: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 3.3 km northeast of Naga City, Camarines Sur, Bicol, Philippines, Oct 15, 2021 3:43 am (GMT +8) - 2 reports
#31: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): Malaga, Andalusia, Spain, Oct 14, 2021 4:22 pm (GMT +2) - 2 reports
#32: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): Anugul, 32 km northeast of Baud, Boudh, Odisha, India, Oct 14, 2021 7:14 pm (GMT +5:30) - 2 reports
#33: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): South West, 11 km southwest of New Delhi, India, Oct 14, 2021 11:20 pm (GMT +5:30) - 2 reports
#34: Reported quake or seismic-like event: 5.8 mi southeast of Ontario, San Bernardino County, California, USA, Oct 14, 2021 12:20 pm (GMT -7) - 2 reports
#35: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 2.4 km southwest of Siliguri, Darjeeling, West Bengal, India, Oct 14, 2021 4:16 pm (GMT +5:30) - 2 reports
#36: 2.2 quake 14km WSW of Searles Valley, CA, Oct 14, 2021 10:56 am (GMT -7) - 2 reports
#37: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 4 mi southwest of Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, North Carolina, USA, Oct 14, 2021 12:40 am (GMT -4) - 2 reports
#38: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): Regierungsbezirk Arnsberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, Oct 14, 2021 6:21 am (GMT +2) - 2 reports
#39: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 3.3 mi west of Surprise, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA, Oct 14, 2021 4:31 pm (GMT -7) - 2 reports
#40: 2.7 quake Eastern Mediterranean, Greece, Oct 15, 2021 1:37 am (GMT +2) - 2 reports
#41: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 2.5 mi northwest of Fontana, San Bernardino County, California, USA, Oct 13, 2021 8:20 pm (GMT -7) - 2 reports
#42: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): City of Brimbank, Victoria, Australia, Oct 15, 2021 5:29 am (GMT +11) - 2 reports
#43: 4.5 quake Philippine Sea, 80 km southeast of Malita, Davao Occidental, Philippines, Oct 14, 2021 3:14 pm (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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