World Earthquake Report for Tuesday, 19 October 2021

Wed, 20 Oct 2021, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 20 Oct 2021
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 20 Oct 2021

Summary: 1 quake 6.0+, 4 quakes 5.0+, 37 quakes 4.0+, 147 quakes 3.0+, 284 quakes 2.0+ (473 total)
Global seismic activity level on 19 October 2021: MODERATE

Magnitude 6+: 1 earthquake
Magnitude 5+: 4 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 37 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 147 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 284 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 7 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 1.2 x 1014 joules (32.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 27950 tons of TNT or 1.7 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (19 Oct 2021):

#1: 6.1 quake Eastern Mediterranean, Greece, Oct 19, 2021 8:32 am (GMT +3)
#2: 5.3 quake North Pacific Ocean, Japan, Oct 19, 2021 9:36 pm (GMT +9)
#3: 5.2 quake North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica, Oct 19, 2021 12:32 pm (GMT -6)
#4: 5.2 quake Tasman Sea, New Zealand, Oct 20, 2021 10:11 am (GMT +13)
#5: 5.0 quake South Pacific Ocean, Tonga, Oct 19, 2021 11:28 pm (GMT +13)
#6: 4.9 quake North Pacific Ocean, USA, Oct 19, 2021 2:30 pm (GMT -9)
#7: 4.8 quake La Palma Island, Spain, Oct 19, 2021 10:48 pm (GMT +1)
#8: 4.7 quake South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, Oct 18, 2021 11:42 pm (GMT -2)
#9: 4.7 quake Parrita, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica, Oct 19, 2021 12:32 am (GMT -6)
#10: 4.7 quake South Pacific Ocean, Chile, Oct 19, 2021 3:37 pm (GMT -3)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 6.1 quake Eastern Mediterranean, Greece, Oct 19, 2021 8:32 am (GMT +3) - 480 reports
#2: 4.8 quake La Palma Island, Spain, Oct 19, 2021 10:48 pm (GMT +1) - 127 reports
#3: 3.4 quake Heraklion Regional Unit, Crete, Greece, Oct 19, 2021 11:14 pm (GMT +3) - 38 reports
#4: 4.5 quake Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, Oct 19, 2021 3:10 pm (GMT +1) - 31 reports
#5: 4.1 quake Seville, Andalusia, Spain, Oct 19, 2021 7:43 pm (GMT +2) - 30 reports
#6: 3.0 quake Heraklion Regional Unit, Crete, Greece, Oct 19, 2021 7:41 am (GMT +3) - 27 reports
#7: 4.7 quake Parrita, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica, Oct 19, 2021 12:32 am (GMT -6) - 23 reports
#8: 2.2 quake Aegean Sea, Greece, Oct 19, 2021 8:18 am (GMT +3) - 21 reports
#9: 3.2 quake Heraklion Regional Unit, Crete, Greece, Oct 19, 2021 9:48 pm (GMT +3) - 20 reports
#10: 3.6 quake Aegean Sea, Greece, Oct 19, 2021 11:01 pm (GMT +3) - 11 reports
#11: 3.2 quake Crete, Crete, Greece, Oct 20, 2021 12:47 am (GMT +3) - 10 reports
#12: 4.0 quake Leyte Island, 23 km southeast of Ormoc City, Leyte, Eastern Visayas, Philippines, Oct 20, 2021 6:12 am (GMT +8) - 8 reports

#13: 3.0 quake Mildura, Victoria, Australia, Oct 19, 2021 8:12 pm (GMT +11) - 5 reports
#14: 3.9 quake Matanuska-Susitna Parish, 100 mi north of Alaska City, Anchorage, Alaska, USA, Oct 19, 2021 12:06 am (GMT -8) - 5 reports
#15: 4.4 quake Golfito, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica, Oct 19, 2021 1:53 pm (GMT -6) - 4 reports
#16: 3.9 quake 15 km northeast of Laval, Mayenne, Pays de la Loire, France, Oct 19, 2021 7:37 am (GMT +2) - 4 reports
#17: 3.3 quake La Palma Island, Canary Islands, Spain, Oct 19, 2021 10:19 pm (GMT +1) - 4 reports
#18: 2.6 quake 20 km east of Adilcevaz, Bitlis, Turkey, Oct 19, 2021 8:39 am (GMT +3) - 3 reports
#19: 2.6 quake British Columbia, Canada, Oct 19, 2021 7:56 am (GMT -7) - 3 reports
#20: 3.1 quake La Palma Island, Canary Islands, Spain, Oct 19, 2021 11:17 pm (GMT +1) - 3 reports
#21: 5.2 quake North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica, Oct 19, 2021 12:32 pm (GMT -6) - 3 reports
#22: 2.0 quake 23 km west of Zorlanae, Edirne, Turkey, Oct 19, 2021 8:51 am (GMT +3) - 3 reports
#23: 2.3 quake NORTHERN ALGERIA Oct 19, 2021 5:07 am (GMT +1) - 3 reports
#24: 2.7 quake Vienne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, 18 km south of Saumur, France, Oct 19, 2021 11:40 am (GMT +2) - 2 reports
#25: 2.7 quake Aegean Sea, Greece, Oct 19, 2021 11:41 pm (GMT +3) - 2 reports
#26: 3.1 quake Cadiz, Andalusia, Spain, Oct 19, 2021 8:23 pm (GMT +2) - 2 reports
#27: 2.7 quake Eastern Mediterranean, Greece, Oct 19, 2021 2:53 pm (GMT +2) - 2 reports
#28: 2.6 quake Mansfield, Victoria, Australia, Oct 20, 2021 3:29 am (GMT +11) - 2 reports
#29: 2.6 quake Mildura, Victoria, Australia, Oct 20, 2021 6:55 am (GMT +11) - 2 reports
#30: 2.4 quake Heraklion Regional Unit, Crete, Greece, Oct 19, 2021 9:36 pm (GMT +3) - 2 reports
#31: 2.8 quake Eastern Mediterranean, 85 km southwest of Beykonak, Antalya, Turkey, Oct 20, 2021 1:08 am (GMT +3) - 2 reports
#32: 2.2 quake 19 km southeast of Annecy, Upper Savoy, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France, Oct 19, 2021 10:23 pm (GMT +2) - 2 reports

Earthquake stats:

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