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Earthquake report world-wide for Saturday, 5 October 2019
Sunday Oct 06, 2019 00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 6 Oct 2019
Summary: 172 quakes M2+, 70 quakes M3+, 22 quakes M4+, 3 quakes M5+ (267 total)
+: 172 earthquakes
+: 70 earthquakes
+: 22 earthquakes
+: 3 earthquakes
Total seismic energy estimate: 1.8*10^13 J (4.99 GWh / 4291 tons of TNT / 0.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more
List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (5 Oct 2019):
#1: M 5.0 quake: Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea) on Sat, 5 Oct 14h28
#2: M 5.0 quake: Ryukyu Islands, Japan on Sat, 5 Oct 20h32
#3: M 5.0 quake: 29km WNW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (USA) on Sat, 5 Oct 03h48
#4: M 4.8 quake: Ryukyu Islands, Japan on Sat, 5 Oct 20h18
#5: M 4.8 quake: Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Sat, 5 Oct 13h33
#6: M 4.8 quake: Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Sat, 5 Oct 11h52
#7: M 4.8 quake: Mariana Islands (Guam) on Sat, 5 Oct 11h39
#8: M 4.8 quake: Aru Islands Region, Indonesia on Sat, 5 Oct 05h27
#9: M 4.8 quake: New Zealand on Sat, 5 Oct 11h01
#10: M 4.7 quake: Reykjanes Ridge on Sat, 5 Oct 17h01
Number of quakes and energy released vs time
Number of quakes and energy released vs magnitude
Magnitude of quakes and energy released vs time
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) ...
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