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Earthquake report world-wide for Friday, 4 October 2019

Saturday Oct 05, 2019 00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  5 Oct 2019
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 5 Oct 2019

Summary: 189 quakes M2+, 91 quakes M3+, 23 quakes M4+, 2 quakes M5+ (305 total)
Magnitude 2+: 189 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 91 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 23 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 2 earthquakes
Magnitude 6+: none
Magnitude 7+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 9+: none
Total seismic energy estimate: 1.5*10^13 J (4.13 GWh / 3553 tons of TNT / 0.2 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (4 Oct 2019):


#1: M 5.1 quake: Solomon Islands (Papua New Guinea) on Fri, 4 Oct 17h03
#2: M 5.0 quake: 71km WNW of Talkeetna, Alaska (USA) on Fri, 4 Oct 12h28
#3: M 4.8 quake: Off Coast of Northern Chile (Peru) on Fri, 4 Oct 04h02
#4: M 4.8 quake: Aru Islands Region, Indonesia on Fri, 4 Oct 13h19
#5: M 4.8 quake: 36 km al Oeste de Samara, Nicoya. (Costa Rica) on Fri, 4 Oct 19h52
#6: M 4.8 quake: Scotia Sea (Antarctica) on Fri, 4 Oct 06h14
#7: M 4.8 quake: Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Fri, 4 Oct 00h45
#8: M 4.7 quake: Offshore El Salvador on Fri, 4 Oct 17h55
#9: M 4.6 quake: Mindanao, Philippines on Fri, 4 Oct 01h05
#10: M 4.5 quake: 114 km al NO de Tongoy (Chile) on Fri, 4 Oct 03h08

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

Largest 20 quakes past 24 hours

Largest 20 quakes on jueves, 3 oct 2019

Complete earthquake list (latest and archive)

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World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  4 Oct 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Friday, Oct 04, 2019
Quakes detected near: Bardarbunga (5 quakes between mag 0.6-3.8), Cerro Negro de Mayasquer (1 quake mag 3.5), Clear Lake (10 quakes between mag 0.6-2.5), Coso (20 quakes between mag 0.2-2.4), Fremrinamur (1 quake mag 1.2), Geysir (1 quake mag 2.4) ... [more]
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  4 Oct 2019
Friday, Oct 04, 2019
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World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  3 Oct 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Thursday, Oct 03, 2019
Quakes detected near: Askja (4 quakes between mag 0.2-1.2), Bardarbunga (3 quakes between mag 0.3-3.1), Bibinoi (1 quake mag 4.2), Clear Lake (13 quakes between mag 0.3-1.1), Coso (37 quakes between mag 0.3-1.6), Geysir (2 quakes between mag 1.6-2.0) ... [more]
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  3 Oct 2019
Thursday, Oct 03, 2019
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World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  2 Oct 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Wednesday, Oct 02, 2019
Quakes detected near: Askja (8 quakes between mag 0.1-1.8), Clear Lake (18 quakes between mag 0.2-1.3), Coso (29 quakes between mag 0.5-2.6), El Hierro (1 quake mag 1.9), Fourpeaked (1 quake mag 2.2), Geysir (2 quakes between mag 1.1-1.2) ... [more]

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