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World Earthquake Report for Thursday, 8 December 2022

Fri, 9 Dec 2022, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  9 Dec 2022
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 9 Dec 2022
Summary: 7 quakes 5.0+, 36 quakes 4.0+, 98 quakes 3.0+, 222 quakes 2.0+ (363 total)
Global seismic activity level on 8 December 2022: MODERATE

Magnitude 5+: 7 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 36 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 98 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 222 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 7.8 x 1013 joules (21.7 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 18711 tons of TNT or 1.2 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (8 Dec 2022)

#1: Mag 5.8 14 km northwest of Ciranjang-hilir, West Java, Indonesia

Thursday, Dec 8, 2022 at 7:50 am (GMT +7) -
5.8 quake 14 km northwest of Ciranjang-hilir, West Java, Indonesia, Dec 8, 2022 7:50 am (GMT +7)

#2: Mag 5.5 Dagestan, Russia, 74 km north of Zaqatala, Azerbaijan

Thursday, Dec 8, 2022 at 9:42 am (GMT +3) -
5.5 quake Dagestan, Russia, 74 km north of Zaqatala, Azerbaijan, Dec 8, 2022 9:42 am (GMT +3)

#3: Mag 5.4 North Atlantic Ocean

Thursday, Dec 8, 2022 at 10:44 am (GMT -2) -
5.4 quake North Atlantic Ocean Dec 8, 2022 10:44 am (GMT -2)

#4: Mag 5.4 184 km west of Hollandia, Papua, Indonesia

Thursday, Dec 8, 2022 at 1:58 pm (GMT +9) -
5.4 quake 184 km west of Hollandia, Papua, Indonesia, Dec 8, 2022 1:58 pm (GMT +9)

#5: Mag 5.3 South Pacific Ocean

Thursday, Dec 8, 2022 at 3:45 am (GMT -11) -
5.3 quake South Pacific Ocean Dec 8, 2022 3:45 am (GMT -11)

#6: Mag 5.1 South Pacific Ocean, 181 km southwest of Apia, Tuamasaga, Samoa

Thursday, Dec 8, 2022 at 11:06 pm (GMT +13) -
5.1 quake South Pacific Ocean, 181 km southwest of Apia, Tuamasaga, Samoa, Dec 8, 2022 11:06 pm (GMT +13)

#7: Mag 5.0 95 km northwest of Cono Norte, Arequipa, Peru

Thursday, Dec 8, 2022 at 6:18 pm (GMT -5) -
5.0 quake 95 km northwest of Cono Norte, Arequipa, Peru, Dec 8, 2022 6:18 pm (GMT -5)

#8: Mag 4.8 83 km east of Yermakovskoye, Krasnoyarskiy Kray, Russia

Thursday, Dec 8, 2022 at 2:32 pm (GMT +7) -
4.8 quake 83 km east of Yermakovskoye, Krasnoyarskiy Kray, Russia, Dec 8, 2022 2:32 pm (GMT +7)

#9: Mag 4.7 32 km east of Sirsi, Uttar Kannad, Karnataka, India

Thursday, Dec 8, 2022 at 6:35 am (GMT +5:30) -
4.7 quake 32 km east of Sirsi, Uttar Kannad, Karnataka, India, Dec 8, 2022 6:35 am (GMT +5:30)

#10: Mag 4.6 North Pacific Ocean, 73 km south of Futami, Tokyo, Japan

Thursday, Dec 8, 2022 at 6:47 pm (GMT +9) -
4.6 quake North Pacific Ocean, 73 km south of Futami, Tokyo, Japan, Dec 8, 2022 6:47 pm (GMT +9)

Earthquakes reported felt

#1: Mag 2.7 2 mi southwest of Hendersonville, Henderson County, North Carolina, USA - 677 reports

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2022 at 10:23 pm (GMT -5) -
2.7 quake 2 mi southwest of Hendersonville, Henderson County, North Carolina, USA, Dec 7, 2022 10:23 pm (GMT -5)

#2: Mag 5.5 Dagestan, Russia, 74 km north of Zaqatala, Azerbaijan - 127 reports

Thursday, Dec 8, 2022 at 9:42 am (GMT +3) -
5.5 quake Dagestan, Russia, 74 km north of Zaqatala, Azerbaijan, Dec 8, 2022 9:42 am (GMT +3)

#3: Mag 4.1 14 km northeast of Vittoria, Province of Ragusa, Sicily, Italy - 70 reports

Thursday, Dec 8, 2022 at 9:26 pm (GMT +1) -
4.1 quake 14 km northeast of Vittoria, Province of Ragusa, Sicily, Italy, Dec 8, 2022 9:26 pm (GMT +1)

#4: Mag 3.1 32 km west of Karlovy Vary, Karlovarský kraj, Czechia - 59 reports

Thursday, Dec 8, 2022 at 4:45 pm (GMT +1) -
3.1 quake 32 km west of Karlovy Vary, Karlovarský kraj, Czechia, Dec 8, 2022 4:45 pm (GMT +1)

#5: Mag 5.8 14 km northwest of Ciranjang-hilir, West Java, Indonesia - 54 reports

Thursday, Dec 8, 2022 at 7:50 am (GMT +7) -
5.8 quake 14 km northwest of Ciranjang-hilir, West Java, Indonesia, Dec 8, 2022 7:50 am (GMT +7)

#6: Mag 4.0 Adriatic Sea, 48 km north of Ancona, The Marches, Italy - 10 reports

Thursday, Dec 8, 2022 at 8:08 am (GMT +1) -
4.0 quake Adriatic Sea, 48 km north of Ancona, The Marches, Italy, Dec 8, 2022 8:08 am (GMT +1)

#7: Mag 4.3 39 km southeast of Chālūs, Māzandarān, Iran - 6 reports

Thursday, Dec 8, 2022 at 8:07 am (GMT +3:30) -
4.3 quake 39 km southeast of Chālūs, Māzandarān, Iran, Dec 8, 2022 8:07 am (GMT +3:30)

#8: Mag 4.1 East China Sea, 17 km southwest of Kanoya, Kagoshima, Japan - 3 reports

Thursday, Dec 8, 2022 at 10:30 pm (GMT +9) -
4.1 quake East China Sea, 17 km southwest of Kanoya, Kagoshima, Japan, Dec 8, 2022 10:30 pm (GMT +9)

#9: Mag 3.8 Aegean Sea, 33 km southeast of Bodrum, Muğla, Turkey - 3 reports

Thursday, Dec 8, 2022 at 10:49 am (GMT +3) -
3.8 quake Aegean Sea, 33 km southeast of Bodrum, Muğla, Turkey, Dec 8, 2022 10:49 am (GMT +3)

#10: Mag 5.0 95 km northwest of Cono Norte, Arequipa, Peru - 2 reports

Thursday, Dec 8, 2022 at 6:18 pm (GMT -5) -
5.0 quake 95 km northwest of Cono Norte, Arequipa, Peru, Dec 8, 2022 6:18 pm (GMT -5)

#11: Mag 4.3 16 km southeast of Puerto Barrios, Departamento de Izabal, Guatemala - 2 reports

Thursday, Dec 8, 2022 at 9:00 am (GMT -6) -
4.3 quake 16 km southeast of Puerto Barrios, Departamento de Izabal, Guatemala, Dec 8, 2022 9:00 am (GMT -6)

#12: Mag 4.2 Dagestan, Russia, 56 km north of Zaqatala, Azerbaijan - 2 reports

Thursday, Dec 8, 2022 at 10:16 am (GMT +3) -
4.2 quake Dagestan, Russia, 56 km north of Zaqatala, Azerbaijan, Dec 8, 2022 10:16 am (GMT +3)

#13: Mag 3.1 69 km northwest of Sulaymaniyah, Iraq - 2 reports

Thursday, Dec 8, 2022 at 9:12 pm (GMT +3) -
3.1 quake 69 km northwest of Sulaymaniyah, Iraq, Dec 8, 2022 9:12 pm (GMT +3)

Earthquake stats

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Number of quakes and energy vs magnitude
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Previous news

Thu, 8 Dec 2022, 23:50

Volcano earthquake report for Thursday, 8 Dec 2022

World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 50 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  8 Dec 2022 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Buzzard Creek (1 quake mag 1.2), Cabalian (1 quake mag 2.0), Clear Lake (35 quakes between mag 0.2-1.2), Cuernos de Negros (2 quakes between mag 2.5-2.9), Etna (1 quake mag 1.5), Garibaldi (1 quake mag 3.0) ... Read all
Thu, 8 Dec 2022, 23:49

Magnitude 5.0 earthquake strikes near Cono Norte, Provincia de Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru

5.0 quake 8 Dec 6:18 pm (GMT -5)
An earthquake of magnitude 5.0 occurred only 29 minutes ago 95 km northwest of Cono Norte, Peru, the United States Geological Survey reported. ... Read all
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