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Earthquake report world-wide for Wednesday, 23 October 2019
Thursday Oct 24, 2019 00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 24 Oct 2019Summary: 177 quakes M2+, 81 quakes M3+, 37 quakes M4+, 3 quakes M5+, 1 quake M6+ (299 total)
+: 177 earthquakes
+: 81 earthquakes
+: 37 earthquakes
+: 3 earthquakes
+: 1 earthquake
Total seismic energy estimate: 2*10^14 J (56.7 GWh / 48788 tons of TNT / 3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more
List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (23 Oct 2019):
#1: M 6.3 quake: North of Ascension Island on Wed, 23 Oct 16h08
#2: M 5.5 quake: South Sandwich Islands Region on Wed, 23 Oct 15h30
#3: M 5.0 quake: Irian Jaya, Indonesia on Wed, 23 Oct 03h50
#4: M 5.0 quake: 122km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia on Wed, 23 Oct 04h49
#5: M 4.9 quake: Irian Jaya, Indonesia on Wed, 23 Oct 00h22
#6: M 4.8 quake: 80km NW of Neiafu, Tonga on Wed, 23 Oct 14h09
#7: M 4.7 quake: 13km NW of Miyako, Japan on Wed, 23 Oct 03h43
#8: M 4.7 quake: Irian Jaya, Indonesia on Wed, 23 Oct 05h56
#9: M 4.6 quake: Irian Jaya, Indonesia on Wed, 23 Oct 10h36
#10: M 4.6 quake: Southwestern Ryukyu Islands, Japan on Wed, 23 Oct 19h09
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) ...
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Sakurajima volcano photos
: One of the world's most active volcanoes, Sakurajima on Japan's Kyushu Island is famous for its frequent vulcanian explosions, often accompanied by eruption lightning.
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.
See the top 20 list of largest quakes in 2016 with this map.