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Earthquake report world-wide for Saturday, 19 October 2019
Sunday Oct 20, 2019 00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 20 Oct 2019
Summary: 198 quakes M2+, 59 quakes M3+, 26 quakes M4+, 6 quakes M5+ (289 total)
+: 198 earthquakes
+: 59 earthquakes
+: 26 earthquakes
+: 6 earthquakes
Total seismic energy estimate: 3.8*10^13 J (10.6 GWh / 9088 tons of TNT / 0.6 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more
List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (19 Oct 2019):
#1: M 5.4 quake: Fiji Islands on Sat, 19 Oct 20h31
#2: M 5.3 quake: 218km WNW of Alofi, Niue on Sat, 19 Oct 08h40
#3: M 5.3 quake: 159km E of Neiafu, Tonga on Sat, 19 Oct 11h53
#4: M 5.1 quake: Mariana Islands (Northern Mariana Islands) on Sat, 19 Oct 12h42
#5: M 5.0 quake: Off West Coast of Northern Sumatra (Indonesia) on Sat, 19 Oct 11h11
#6: M 5.0 quake: 151km NE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on Sat, 19 Oct 19h32
#7: M 4.9 quake: Timor Sea (Timor-Leste) on Sat, 19 Oct 14h29
#8: M 4.9 quake: Tonga Islands Region on Sat, 19 Oct 16h32
#9: M 4.8 quake: New Zealand on Sat, 19 Oct 03h34
#10: M 4.8 quake: 139km NNW of Kavieng, Papua New Guinea on Sat, 19 Oct 19h36
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 17, 2019
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar
(1 quake mag 1.1), Askja
(11 quakes between mag 0.1-2.3), Clear Lake
(3 quakes between mag 1.7-2.9), Coso
(13 quakes between mag 0.3-1.9), El Hierro
(1 quake mag 1.6), Etna
(1 quake mag 2.2) ...
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Top 20 quakes in 2016
: Several magnitude 7 quakes occurred in 2016 (but none above M8): Papua New Guinea, NZ, Ecuador, Solomon Islands, Sumatra, Chile, Alaska and others - nearly all major earthquakes were located near active subduction zones.
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