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Earthquake report world-wide for Tuesday, 22 October 2019
Wednesday Oct 23, 2019 00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 23 Oct 2019Summary: 157 quakes M2+, 93 quakes M3+, 46 quakes M4+, 5 quakes M5+ (301 total)
+: 157 earthquakes
+: 93 earthquakes
+: 46 earthquakes
+: 5 earthquakes
Total seismic energy estimate: 5.5*10^13 J (15.4 GWh / 13245 tons of TNT / 0.8 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more
List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (22 Oct 2019):
#1: M 5.6 quake: Tonga Islands (Samoa) on Tue, 22 Oct 04h18
#2: M 5.4 quake: Irian Jaya, Indonesia on Tue, 22 Oct 19h24
#3: M 5.2 quake: Irian Jaya, Indonesia on Tue, 22 Oct 19h15
#4: M 5.2 quake: Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Tue, 22 Oct 22h11
#5: M 5.1 quake: 256km NE of Enarotali, Indonesia on Tue, 22 Oct 21h44
#6: M 4.9 quake: 111km SSE of Muara Siberut, Indonesia on Tue, 22 Oct 00h03
#7: M 4.9 quake: Myanmar (Myanmar (Burma)) on Tue, 22 Oct 01h30
#8: M 4.9 quake: 139km NE of Hihifo, Tonga (Samoa) on Tue, 22 Oct 11h03
#9: M 4.9 quake: 109km WSW of Chichi-shima, Japan on Tue, 22 Oct 20h54
#10: M 4.9 quake: Irian Jaya, Indonesia on Tue, 22 Oct 21h41
Number of quakes and energy released vs time
Number of quakes and energy released vs magnitude
Magnitude of quakes and energy released vs time
Tuesday, Oct 22, 2019
Quakes detected near: Askja
(12 quakes between mag 0.1-1.6), Bardarbunga
(2 quakes between mag 0.8-1.1), Clear Lake
(36 quakes between mag 0.3-1.9), Coso
(18 quakes between mag 0.4-1.5), Damavand
(1 quake mag 2.7), Hekla
(1 quake mag 2.2) ...
Monday, Oct 21, 2019
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar
(1 quake mag 1.5), Askja
(10 quakes between mag 0.5-1.6), Coso
(32 quakes between mag 0.3-1.7), Geysir
(2 quakes between mag 1.0-1.3), Grímsvötn
(2 quakes between mag 0.9-1.0), Hualalai
(1 quake mag 2.6) ...
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