World Earthquake Report for Sunday, 17 October 2021

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

Summary: 2 quakes 5.0+, 45 quakes 4.0+, 180 quakes 3.0+, 281 quakes 2.0+ (508 total)
Global seismic activity level on 17 October 2021: MODERATE

Magnitude 5+: 2 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 45 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 180 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 281 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 2.8 x 1013 joules (7.88 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 6777 tons of TNT or 0.4 atomic bombs!) learn more

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

#1: 5.4 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, Oct 17, 2021 3:30 pm (GMT +13)
#2: 5.0 quake North Pacific Ocean, Russia, Oct 17, 2021 11:05 pm (GMT +11)
#3: 4.9 quake Coral Sea, Vanuatu, Oct 18, 2021 2:57 am (GMT +11)
#4: 4.9 quake Philippine Sea, Japan, Oct 18, 2021 6:59 am (GMT +9)
#5: 4.8 quake Philippine Sea, Japan, Oct 17, 2021 10:12 am (GMT +9)
#6: 4.8 quake 17 km southeast of Wani, Yavatmal, Maharashtra, India, Oct 17, 2021 1:26 pm (GMT +5:30)
#7: 4.8 quake North Pacific Ocean, Japan, Oct 18, 2021 12:49 am (GMT +9)
#8: 4.8 quake North Pacific Ocean, Russia, Oct 18, 2021 4:39 am (GMT +11)
#9: 4.8 quake Svalbard & Jan Mayen: Greenland Sea Oct 17, 2021 8:37 pm (GMT +0)
#10: 4.8 quake 81 km northeast of Amahai, Maluku, Indonesia, Oct 18, 2021 7:04 am (GMT +9)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 4.5 quake Qarku i Lezhës, Albania, Oct 17, 2021 10:13 pm (GMT +2) - 154 reports
#2: 4.2 quake 2.3 km southeast of Naga City, Camarines Sur, Bicol, Philippines, Oct 17, 2021 6:51 pm (GMT +8) - 44 reports
#3: 4.5 quake Spain Oct 18, 2021 12:57 am (GMT +1) - 32 reports
#4: 3.9 quake Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, Oct 17, 2021 4:10 am (GMT +1) - 22 reports
#5: 3.8 quake 1.4 mi south of Pāhala, Hawaii County, USA, Oct 17, 2021 5:52 am (GMT -10) - 20 reports
#6: 4.3 quake Polkowice County, Lower Silesia, Poland, Oct 17, 2021 2:20 pm (GMT +2) - 19 reports
#7: 3.2 quake 6.4 km northwest of Naga City, Camarines Sur, Bicol, Philippines, Oct 17, 2021 5:06 pm (GMT +8) - 19 reports
#8: 2.2 quake Murcia, Murcia, Spain, Oct 17, 2021 7:53 pm (GMT +2) - 12 reports
#9: 3.1 quake Heraklion Regional Unit, Crete, Greece, Oct 17, 2021 6:35 am (GMT +3) - 10 reports
#10: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): Nowshera, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, Oct 17, 2021 6:45 am (GMT +5) - 10 reports

#11: 2.6 quake 18 km northeast of Naga City, Camarines Sur, Bicol, Philippines, Oct 17, 2021 4:18 pm (GMT +8) - 10 reports
#12: 4.8 quake North Pacific Ocean, Japan, Oct 18, 2021 12:49 am (GMT +9) - 7 reports
#13: 2.9 quake Trikala, Thessaly, Greece, Oct 17, 2021 10:52 pm (GMT +3) - 6 reports
#14: 3.6 quake La Palma Island, Canary Islands, Spain, Oct 17, 2021 6:38 pm (GMT +1) - 6 reports
#15: 4.3 quake ETHIOPIA Oct 17, 2021 9:25 am (GMT +3) - 4 reports
#16: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): Quebec, Canada, Oct 16, 2021 11:15 pm (GMT -4) - 4 reports
#17: 4.0 quake La Palma Island, Canary Islands, Spain, Oct 17, 2021 12:06 pm (GMT +1) - 4 reports
#18: 3.2 quake Ionian Sea, Greece, Oct 17, 2021 7:50 am (GMT +3) - 4 reports
#19: 4.0 quake Inyo County, 42 mi north of Ridgecrest, Kern County, California, USA, Oct 17, 2021 6:19 am (GMT -7) - 4 reports
#20: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Oct 17, 2021 5:08 pm (GMT +11) - 3 reports
#21: 2.3 quake Heraklion Regional Unit, Crete, Greece, Oct 17, 2021 1:55 pm (GMT +3) - 3 reports
#22: 2.8 quake Alboran Sea, Spain, Oct 18, 2021 1:43 am (GMT +2) - 3 reports
#23: 3.5 quake 20 km west of Santol, Pampanga, Central Luzon, Philippines, Oct 18, 2021 12:20 am (GMT +8) - 3 reports
#24: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): Greater Dandenong, Victoria, Australia, Oct 18, 2021 12:38 am (GMT +11) - 3 reports
#25: 2.2 quake REPUBLIC OF NORTH MACEDONIA Oct 17, 2021 7:23 am (GMT +2) - 3 reports
#26: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): Cardinia, Victoria, Australia, Oct 17, 2021 11:30 pm (GMT +11) - 2 reports
#27: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): Maroondah, Victoria, Australia, Oct 18, 2021 1:18 am (GMT +11) - 2 reports
#28: 2.6 quake Eastern Mediterranean, Cyprus, Oct 17, 2021 4:47 am (GMT +3) - 2 reports
#29: 2.8 quake 9.8 mi southeast of Livermore, Alameda County, California, USA, Oct 16, 2021 7:55 pm (GMT -7) - 2 reports
#30: 2.9 quake 45 km north of Kathua, Jammu and Kashmir, India, Oct 17, 2021 7:14 am (GMT +5:30) - 2 reports
#31: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): Stockton-on-Tees, England, United Kingdom, Oct 17, 2021 11:05 pm (GMT +1) - 2 reports
#32: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): Tutoia, Maranhão, Brazil, Oct 17, 2021 12:39 am (GMT -3) - 2 reports
#33: 4.5 quake Ziarat, Balochistan, Pakistan, Oct 18, 2021 2:56 am (GMT +5) - 2 reports
#34: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): Quebec, Canada, Oct 17, 2021 12:21 am (GMT -4) - 2 reports
#35: 4.4 quake Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, Oct 18, 2021 12:41 am (GMT +4:30) - 2 reports

Earthquake stats:

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Number of quakes and energy vs magnitude
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