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Earthquake report world-wide for Saturday, 16 November 2019

Sunday Nov 17, 2019 00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 17 Nov 2019
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 17 Nov 2019

Summary: 324 quakes M2+, 138 quakes M3+, 33 quakes M4+, 3 quakes M5+ (498 total)
Magnitude 2+: 324 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 138 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 33 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 3 earthquakes
Magnitude 6+: none
Magnitude 7+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 9+: none
Total seismic energy estimate: 2.8*10^13 J (7.85 GWh / 6755 tons of TNT / 0.4 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (16 Nov 2019):


#1: M 5.5 quake: Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Sat, 16 Nov 10h19
#2: M 5.2 quake: Off East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Sat, 16 Nov 02h51
#3: M 5.0 quake: Irian Jaya, Indonesia on Sat, 16 Nov 17h46
#4: M 4.8 quake: Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea) on Sat, 16 Nov 02h34
#5: M 4.8 quake: Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Sat, 16 Nov 03h40
#6: M 4.8 quake: 107km SE of Lata, Solomon Islands on Sat, 16 Nov 04h17
#7: M 4.7 quake: Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Sat, 16 Nov 03h12
#8: M 4.6 quake: Mindanao, Philippines on Sat, 16 Nov 01h36
#9: M 4.6 quake: Reykjanes Ridge on Sat, 16 Nov 11h42
#10: M 4.6 quake: 41km SW of Sandgerdi, Iceland on Sat, 16 Nov 13h17

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 viernes, 15 nov 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 16 Nov 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019
Quakes detected near: Apo (1 quake mag 2.8), Askja (69 quakes between mag 0.1-2.0), Bardarbunga (5 quakes between mag 0.2-2.7), Brennisteinsfjöll (1 quake mag 1.5), Clear Lake (23 quakes between mag 0.3-1.7), Coso (43 quakes between mag 0.5-3.4) ... [more]
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 16 Nov 2019
Saturday, Nov 16, 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 15 Nov 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Friday, Nov 15, 2019
Quakes detected near: Apo (3 quakes between mag 2.9-4.0), Askja (93 quakes between mag 0.1-2.0), Bardarbunga (5 quakes between mag 0.6-1.4), Clear Lake (29 quakes between mag 0.3-3.5), Coso (17 quakes between mag 0.2-1.3), Esjufjöll (1 quake mag 1.5) ... [more]
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 15 Nov 2019
Friday, Nov 15, 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 14 Nov 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Thursday, Nov 14, 2019
Quakes detected near: Askja (91 quakes between mag 0.1-2.5), Bardarbunga (2 quakes between mag 0.5-1.1), Bratan (1 quake mag 2.0), Clear Lake (14 quakes between mag 0.4-1.1), Coso (14 quakes between mag 0.3-1.7), Fremrinamur (1 quake mag 1.2) ... [more]

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