World Earthquake Report for Friday, 15 October 2021

Sat, 16 Oct 2021, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 16 Oct 2021
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 16 Oct 2021

Summary: 1 quake 6.0+, 1 quake 5.0+, 51 quakes 4.0+, 199 quakes 3.0+, 279 quakes 2.0+ (531 total)
Global seismic activity level on 15 October 2021: HIGH

Magnitude 6+: 1 earthquake
Magnitude 5+: 1 earthquake
Magnitude 4+: 51 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 199 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 279 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 7 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 2.7 x 1014 joules (74.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 64117 tons of TNT or 4 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (15 Oct 2021):

#1: 6.4 quake Solomon Sea, Solomon Islands, Oct 15, 2021 1:45 pm (GMT +11)
#2: 5.0 quake Caribbean Sea, Honduras, Oct 15, 2021 12:44 pm (GMT -6)
#3: 4.9 quake Celebes Sea, 295 km northwest of Manado, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, Oct 15, 2021 11:30 am (GMT +8)
#4: 4.8 quake 4.2 km northeast of Veruela, Province of Agusan del Sur, Caraga, Philippines, Oct 16, 2021 12:54 am (GMT +8)
#5: 4.8 quake 43 km northeast of Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia, Oct 16, 2021 4:18 am (GMT +8)
#6: 4.7 quake Sumbawanga District Council, Rukwa, Tanzania, Oct 15, 2021 8:49 am (GMT +3)
#7: 4.7 quake North Pacific Ocean, El Salvador, Oct 15, 2021 5:02 pm (GMT -6)
#8: 4.7 quake Indian Ocean, 153 km southeast of Benkulu, Bengkulu, Indonesia, Oct 16, 2021 6:17 am (GMT +7)
#9: 4.6 quake Solomon Sea, Papua New Guinea, Oct 15, 2021 1:59 pm (GMT +10)
#10: 4.6 quake Philippine Sea, 178 km southeast of Mati, Philippines, Oct 16, 2021 1:55 am (GMT +8)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 4.8 quake 43 km northeast of Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia, Oct 16, 2021 4:18 am (GMT +8) - 280 reports

#2: 3.6 quake Murcia, Murcia, Spain, Oct 15, 2021 7:41 pm (GMT +2) - 55 reports
#3: 3.9 quake Heraklion Regional Unit, Crete, Greece, Oct 15, 2021 12:15 pm (GMT +3) - 45 reports
#4: 4.5 quake La Palma Island, Canary Islands, Spain, Oct 15, 2021 8:02 am (GMT +1) - 26 reports
#5: 3.3 quake 8.9 km west of Naga City, Camarines Sur, Bicol, Philippines, Oct 16, 2021 6:53 am (GMT +8) - 24 reports
#6: 2.4 quake Murcia, Murcia, Spain, Oct 15, 2021 7:13 am (GMT +2) - 21 reports
#7: 4.0 quake La Palma Island, Canary Islands, Spain, Oct 15, 2021 9:03 pm (GMT +1) - 15 reports
#8: 3.6 quake Departamento de Lago Argentino, Santa Cruz, Argentina, Oct 15, 2021 11:39 am (GMT -3) - 15 reports
#9: 6.4 quake Solomon Sea, Solomon Islands, Oct 15, 2021 1:45 pm (GMT +11) - 12 reports
#10: Unconfirmed earthquake or seismic-like event: Hume, Victoria, Australia, Oct 16, 2021 1:08 am (GMT +11) - 12 reports
#11: 4.7 quake North Pacific Ocean, El Salvador, Oct 15, 2021 5:02 pm (GMT -6) - 12 reports
#12: 4.2 quake Bali Sea, 43 km northeast of Singaraja, Bali, Indonesia, Oct 16, 2021 6:38 am (GMT +8) - 11 reports
#13: 4.1 quake La Palma Island, Canary Islands, Spain, Oct 15, 2021 11:48 am (GMT +1) - 11 reports
#14: 4.0 quake La Palma Island, Canary Islands, Spain, Oct 15, 2021 6:47 pm (GMT +1) - 10 reports
#15: 2.9 quake Mansfield, Victoria, Australia, Oct 16, 2021 5:04 am (GMT +11) - 10 reports
#16: 4.0 quake Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, Oct 15, 2021 3:27 am (GMT +1) - 9 reports
#17: 3.5 quake Heraklion Regional Unit, Crete, Greece, Oct 15, 2021 12:27 pm (GMT +3) - 9 reports
#18: 2.7 quake 48 km northeast of Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia, Oct 16, 2021 4:31 am (GMT +8) - 9 reports
#19: 4.5 quake ETHIOPIA Oct 15, 2021 8:42 pm (GMT +3) - 6 reports
#20: 4.1 quake Eastern Mediterranean, Greece, Oct 16, 2021 1:25 am (GMT +2) - 6 reports
#21: Unconfirmed earthquake or seismic-like event: Bass Strait, Australia, Oct 15, 2021 10:47 pm (GMT +11) - 6 reports
#22: 4.8 quake 4.2 km northeast of Veruela, Province of Agusan del Sur, Caraga, Philippines, Oct 16, 2021 12:54 am (GMT +8) - 6 reports
#23: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): Cologne District, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, Oct 15, 2021 4:18 am (GMT +2) - 5 reports
#24: 3.6 quake 41 mi southwest of Hilo, Hawaii County, USA, Oct 15, 2021 12:03 am (GMT -10) - 5 reports
#25: Reported quake or seismic-like event: 1.8 mi southwest of Burbank, Los Angeles County, California, USA, Oct 15, 2021 11:11 am (GMT -7) - 5 reports
#26: 3.0 quake La Palma Island, Canary Islands, Spain, Oct 15, 2021 9:04 pm (GMT +1) - 4 reports
#27: 3.0 quake 18 mi southeast of Ukiah, Mendocino County, California, USA, Oct 15, 2021 12:54 pm (GMT -7) - 4 reports
#28: 3.8 quake Eastern Mediterranean, Greece, Oct 15, 2021 6:18 am (GMT +3) - 4 reports
#29: 2.4 quake Heraklion Regional Unit, Crete, Greece, Oct 15, 2021 8:45 am (GMT +3) - 3 reports
#30: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): Moorabool, Victoria, Australia, Oct 15, 2021 9:32 pm (GMT +11) - 3 reports
#31: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 5.1 mi southeast of Chino Hills, San Bernardino County, California, USA, Oct 15, 2021 12:23 am (GMT -7) - 3 reports
#32: 2.9 quake Heraklion Regional Unit, Crete, Greece, Oct 15, 2021 7:37 am (GMT +3) - 3 reports
#33: 2.0 quake Murcia, Murcia, Spain, Oct 15, 2021 9:07 pm (GMT +2) - 2 reports
#34: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 16 mi northwest of Lone Pine, Inyo County, California, USA, Oct 15, 2021 2:43 am (GMT -7) - 2 reports
#35: 3.3 quake Eastern Mediterranean, Greece, Oct 15, 2021 4:24 am (GMT +3) - 2 reports
#36: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): British Columbia, Canada, Oct 15, 2021 4:09 am (GMT -7) - 2 reports
#37: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): Henrico County, 3.1 mi northeast of Manchester, City of Richmond County, Virginia, USA, Oct 15, 2021 11:31 am (GMT -4) - 2 reports
#38: 3.2 quake Central Hawke's Bay District, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand, Oct 16, 2021 10:35 am (GMT +13) - 2 reports
#39: 4.0 quake Caribbean Sea, Haiti, Oct 15, 2021 3:24 am (GMT -4) - 2 reports
#40: 4.0 quake Banda Sea, Indonesia, Oct 16, 2021 4:52 am (GMT +9) - 2 reports
#41: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): Ethiopia Oct 15, 2021 10:10 am (GMT +3) - 2 reports
#42: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): Quebec, Canada, Oct 14, 2021 11:36 pm (GMT -4) - 2 reports
#43: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): Lemesos, Lemesos, Cyprus, Oct 15, 2021 7:58 am (GMT +3) - 2 reports
#44: 4.4 quake Indian Ocean, 80 km west of Nias Island, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Oct 16, 2021 2:48 am (GMT +7) - 2 reports
#45: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): North Pacific Ocean, 9.1 mi east of Hana, Maui County, Hawaii, USA, Oct 14, 2021 8:26 pm (GMT -10) - 2 reports
#46: 2.8 quake La Palma Island, Canary Islands, Spain, Oct 15, 2021 9:23 pm (GMT +1) - 2 reports
#47: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 2.3 km south of Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia, Oct 16, 2021 7:43 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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