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Past earthquakes worldwide during October 2016

Updated 26 Feb 2021 07:30 GMT -
During Oct 2016, there were 7 quakes of magnitude 6.0 or above, 120 quakes between 5.0 and 6.0, 576 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0, 1768 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 6561 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. There were also 15038 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.
Biggest quake: 6.7 quake Solomon Sea, 27 km northwest of Kauptimete Island, Papua New Guinea, 17 October 2016 06:15 GMT
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Showing quakes magnitude 5.1 or higher (95 out of 24070 quakes, show more):
Date and timeMag
Depth
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Mon, 31 Oct 2016 (GMT) (3 earthquakes)
31 Oct 2016 16:02:44 GMT
5.5

10 km
(820 km) Arabian Sea, 456 km southeast of Muscat, Oman 2 reportsMore
31 Oct 2016 00:20:12 GMT
5.5

50 km
(163 km) 32 km east of Colombia, Departamento del Huila, Colombia 51 reportsMore
31 Oct 2016 00:00:44 GMT
5.3

10 km
(1634 km) South Pacific Ocean More
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 (GMT) (3 earthquakes)
30 Oct 2016 17:06:56 GMT
5.1

10 km
(239 km) South Pacific Ocean, 278 km south of Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu More
30 Oct 2016 06:40:19 GMT
6.5

10 km
(107 km) 2.6 km south of Pieve, Provincia di Macerata, The Marches, Italie 1110 reportsMore
30 Oct 2016 04:49:40 GMT
5.2

47 km
(214 km) 30 km northeast of Taltal, Provincia de Antofagasta, Chile 3 reportsMore
Sat, 29 Oct 2016 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
29 Oct 2016 12:20:13 GMT
5.2

10 km
(1072 km) North Atlantic Ocean More
29 Oct 2016 00:33:47 GMT
5.2

10 km
(410 km) Indian Ocean More
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 (GMT) (5 earthquakes)
28 Oct 2016 20:02:49 GMT
5.8

449 km
(107 km) Tyrrhenian Sea, 292 km south of Rome, Lazio, Italy 14 reportsMore
28 Oct 2016 08:36:31 GMT
5.5

10 km
(119 km) North Pacific Ocean, 125 mi east of Unalaska, Aleutians West (CA) County, Alaska, USA More
28 Oct 2016 05:26:57 GMT
5.8

59 km
(77 km) South Pacific Ocean, 33 km east of Lambom Island, New Ireland, Papua New Guinea 1 reportMore
28 Oct 2016 01:31:24 GMT
5.1

10 km
(94 km) Bering Sea, 55 mi southeast of Atka, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA More
28 Oct 2016 00:41:58 GMT
2016-10-28 09:41:58 +09:00
5.3

10 km
(373 km) South Pacific Ocean, 19 km north of Pulau Besar Island, Papua, Indonesia More
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 (GMT) (9 earthquakes)
27 Oct 2016 20:32:58 GMT
5.9

10 km
(216 km) South Pacific Ocean, 64 km west of San Antonio, Valparaiso, Chile 2 reportsMore
27 Oct 2016 12:44:58 GMT
5.5

10 km
(126 km) North Pacific Ocean, 127 mi east of Unalaska, Aleutians West (CA) County, Alaska, USA More
27 Oct 2016 12:08:00 GMT
27 Oct 2016 - 08:08 PM (PST)
5.2

32 km
(267 km) Philippines Sea, 85 km northeast of Pulau Magupung Island, Indonesia More
27 Oct 2016 12:08:00 GMT
27 Oct 2016 - 08:08 PM (PST)
5.1

30 km
(220 km) Philippines Sea, Indonesia, 206 km southeast of Mati, Philippines More
27 Oct 2016 11:53:17 GMT
5.9

10 km
(116 km) North Pacific Ocean, 133 mi east of Unalaska, Aleutians West (CA) County, Alaska, USA More
27 Oct 2016 08:17:51 GMT
5.8

80 km
(81 km) Maluku Sea, 63 km east of Bitung, Sulawesi Baroh, Indonesia 3 reportsMore
27 Oct 2016 01:03:16 GMT
5.2

40 km
(593 km) South Atlantic Ocean More
27 Oct 2016 01:03:13 GMT
5.5

10 km
(539 km) South Atlantic Ocean More
27 Oct 2016 00:58:29 GMT
5.1

10 km
(108 km) North Pacific Ocean, 89 mi east of Akutan, Aleutians East County, Alaska, USA More
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 (GMT) (7 earthquakes)
26 Oct 2016 19:18:09 GMT
6.1

10 km
(109 km) 5.1 km north of Pieve, Provincia di Macerata, The Marches, Italy 534 reportsMore
26 Oct 2016 19:18:07 GMT
6.2

10 km
(158 km) 0.4 km north of Villa Rosa, Provincia di Teramo, Abruzzo, Italy More
26 Oct 2016 19:16:01 GMT
5.2

10 km
(408 km) South Atlantic Ocean More
26 Oct 2016 17:10:44 GMT
5.4

9 km
(209 km) Adriatic Sea, 43 km northeast of Civitanova Marche, Italy More
26 Oct 2016 17:10:38 GMT
5.5

10 km
(108 km) 3 km northeast of Visso, Provincia di Macerata, The Marches, Italy 391 reportsMore
26 Oct 2016 14:15:38 GMT
5.3

10 km
(418 km) 22 km east of Balkanabat, Turkmenistan 5 reportsMore
26 Oct 2016 05:19:50 GMT
6.0

10 km
(72 km) South Pacific Ocean, 69 km east of Niuafo‘ou Island, Vava‘u, Tonga More
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 (GMT) (4 earthquakes)
25 Oct 2016 16:10:03 GMT
5.8

10 km
(69 km) South Pacific Ocean, 61 km east of Niuafo‘ou Island, Vava‘u, Tonga More
25 Oct 2016 10:45:23 GMT
5.2

51 km
(102 km) North Pacific Ocean, 535 km southeast of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia More
25 Oct 2016 07:18:20 GMT
5.1

10 km
(204 km) South Pacific Ocean, 96 km northwest of Copiapo, Atacama, Chile 1 reportMore
25 Oct 2016 04:45:50 GMT
5.2

10 km
(90 km) Philippines Sea, 5.8 km south of Green Island, Taitung, Taiwan 2 reportsMore
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
24 Oct 2016 03:00:52 GMT
5.2

10 km
(50 km) North Pacific Ocean, 292 km east of Kuril'sk, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia More
24 Oct 2016 01:55:07 GMT
5.6

10 km
(2175 km) South Pacific Ocean 1 reportMore
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 (GMT) (4 earthquakes)
23 Oct 2016 22:59:30 GMT
5.5

10 km
(97 km) North Pacific Ocean, 28 km west of Manzanillo, Colima, Mexico 25 reportsMore
23 Oct 2016 22:15:50 GMT
5.3

10 km
(94 km) North Pacific Ocean, 241 km east of Kuril'sk, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia More
23 Oct 2016 20:25:25 GMT
5.8

26 km
(107 km) North Pacific Ocean, 529 km southeast of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia More
23 Oct 2016 11:03:17 GMT
5.1

10 km
(1694 km) Indian Ocean 2 reportsMore
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
21 Oct 2016 08:44:47 GMT
5.1

10 km
(152 km) North Pacific Ocean, 139 km east of Shikotan, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia More
21 Oct 2016 05:07:28 GMT
Oct 21, 2016 14:07:28.65
5.5

34 km
Sanbe (21 km) Ishii Gun, Shimane, 28 km north of Miyoshi, Hiroshima, Japan 18 reportsMore
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 (GMT) (6 earthquakes)
20 Oct 2016 07:49:41 GMT
5.1

635 km
(125 km) South Pacific Ocean, 209 km east of Suva, Central, Fiji More
20 Oct 2016 06:27:50 GMT
Oct 20, 2016 15:27:50.74
5.3

231 km
Tori-shima (26 km) Philippines Sea, 579 km south of Tokyo, Japan 1 reportMore
20 Oct 2016 06:25:56 GMT
5.6

115 km
Kasuga (24 km) North Pacific Ocean, 810 km north of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands 1 reportMore
20 Oct 2016 02:49:51 GMT
5.2

10 km
(154 km) Katori-shi, 9.6 km northwest of Yōkaichiba, Sōsa-shi, Chiba, Japan 4 reportsMore
20 Oct 2016 00:40:00 GMT
5.2

90 km
(402 km) Zebak, 27 km south of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, Afghanistan More
20 Oct 2016 00:09:26 GMT
5.7

10 km
(1743 km) North Atlantic Ocean More
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
19 Oct 2016 00:26:02 GMT
6.6

645 km
(146 km) Java Sea, 211 km northeast of Jakarta, Indonesia 8 reportsMore
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 (GMT) (5 earthquakes)
18 Oct 2016 22:08:14 GMT
5.7

146 km
Morne Plat Pays (22 km) - West Indies, Dominica Caribbean Sea, 14 km southwest of Roseau, Saint George, Dominica 19 reportsMore
18 Oct 2016 16:36:45 GMT
5.6

556 km
(345 km) South Pacific Ocean More
18 Oct 2016 16:36:41 GMT
5.9

534 km
(313 km) South Pacific Ocean, 602 km south of Suva, Central, Fiji More
18 Oct 2016 07:51:19 GMT
5.3

10 km
(1612 km) Arabian Sea More
18 Oct 2016 04:26:09 GMT
5.5

10 km
(538 km) South Atlantic Ocean, More
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 (GMT) (3 earthquakes)
17 Oct 2016 18:16:50 GMT
5.1

10 km
(1664 km) Arabian Sea More
17 Oct 2016 07:14:47 GMT
5.8

10 km
(431 km) Qinghai, 289 km northwest of Chamdo, Tibet, China 1 reportMore
17 Oct 2016 06:15:01 GMT
6.7

72 km
(84 km) Solomon Sea, 27 km northwest of Kauptimete Island, Papua New Guinea 3 reportsMore
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
16 Oct 2016 07:37:04 GMT
Oct 16, 2016 16:37:04.83
5.4

20 km
(83 km) North Pacific Ocean, 3.9 km south of Ji-sannō-jima Island, Miyagi, Japan 1 reportMore
16 Oct 2016 00:41:15 GMT
5.1

15 km
(301 km) 1.2 km northeast of Vlachatano, Ioannina, Epirus, Greece 4 reportsMore
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 (GMT) (3 earthquakes)
15 Oct 2016 20:14:49 GMT
5.4

23 km
(302 km) 1.9 km northeast of Ligopsa, Ioannina, Epirus, Greece 109 reportsMore
15 Oct 2016 08:18:33 GMT
5.2

10 km
(434 km) Black Sea, 311 km northwest of Ankara, Turkey 40 reportsMore
15 Oct 2016 08:03:38 GMT
6.3

453 km
(72 km) Bismarck Sea, 143 km north of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea 2 reportsMore
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 (GMT) (4 earthquakes)
13 Oct 2016 20:40:51 GMT
5.4

10 km
(2050 km) South Pacific Ocean More
13 Oct 2016 16:19:07 GMT
5.2

10 km
(233 km) South Pacific Ocean, 529 km northeast of Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu More
13 Oct 2016 11:35:24 GMT
5.1

67 km
(128 km) South Pacific Ocean, 448 km northeast of Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand More
13 Oct 2016 03:55:12 GMT
5.3

10 km
(199 km) Gulf of California, 50 km southwest of Isla La Lechuguilla Island, Mexico 1 reportMore
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 (GMT) (5 earthquakes)
12 Oct 2016 10:39:13 GMT
5.1

10 km
(292 km) North Pacific Ocean, 304 km south of Hagåtña, Hagatna, Guam More
12 Oct 2016 04:16:24 GMT
5.4

579 km
(292 km) South Pacific Ocean, 424 km southeast of Suva, Central, Fiji More
12 Oct 2016 03:21:23 GMT
5.7

10 km
(145 km) Solomon Sea, 174 km southeast of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea More
12 Oct 2016 01:59:24 GMT
5.1

60 km
(303 km) Limarí Province, 34 km south of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile 4 reportsMore
12 Oct 2016 01:39:25 GMT
5.2

130 km
Panay (28 km) South China Sea, 6.1 km south of Tingloy, Batangas, Calabarzon, Philippines 3 reportsMore
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
11 Oct 2016 23:29:08 GMT
5.3

10 km
(512 km) 156 km south of Manokwari, West Papua, Indonesia More
11 Oct 2016 19:02:26 GMT
Oct 12, 2016 04:02:26.90
5.3

55 km
(112 km) Samani-gun, 69 km south of Obihiro, Hokkaido, Japan More
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 (GMT) (3 earthquakes)
10 Oct 2016 22:26:06 GMT
5.2

10 km
(62 km) Philippines Sea, 864 km south of Tokyo, Japan More
10 Oct 2016 13:16:15 GMT
5.2

10 km
Niuafo'ou (21 km) - Tonga, Tonga Islands South Pacific Ocean, 25 km northwest of Niuafo‘ou Island, Vava‘u, Tonga More
10 Oct 2016 08:35:10 GMT
5.6

10 km
Niuafo'ou (62 km) - Tonga, Tonga Islands South Pacific Ocean, 64 km east of Niuafo‘ou Island, Vava‘u, Tonga More
Sun, 9 Oct 2016 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
9 Oct 2016 16:48:14 GMT
5.1

10 km
(178 km) South Pacific Ocean, 203 km south of Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu More
9 Oct 2016 14:46:27 GMT
5.7

137 km
(33 km) Maluku Sea, 7.1 km northwest of Pulau Tutu Island, Maluku Utara, Indonesia 7 reportsMore
Sat, 8 Oct 2016 (GMT) (3 earthquakes)
8 Oct 2016 19:41:16 GMT
5.8

7.3 km
(86 km) South Pacific Ocean, 74 km north of East Island, Gisborne, New Zealand More
8 Oct 2016 18:10:13 GMT
5.4

10 km
(118 km) North Pacific Ocean, 534 km north of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands More
8 Oct 2016 04:37:41 GMT
5.5

10 km
(2289 km) South Pacific Ocean More
Thu, 6 Oct 2016 (GMT) (3 earthquakes)
6 Oct 2016 20:57:08 GMT
5.6

10 km
(646 km) South Pacific Ocean 1 reportMore
6 Oct 2016 15:52:01 GMT
5.7

27 km
(84 km) Philippines Sea, 9 km southwest of Green Island, Taitung, Taiwan 24 reportsMore
6 Oct 2016 10:23:00 GMT
5.1

10 km
Tori-shima (196 km) North Pacific Ocean, 635 km southeast of Tokyo, Japan More
Wed, 5 Oct 2016 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
5 Oct 2016 20:53:39 GMT
2016-10-05 18:53:39 -02:00
5.3

10 km
(1341 km) North Atlantic Ocean 1 reportMore
5 Oct 2016 16:06:15 GMT
2016-10-05 11:06:15 -05:00
5.2

113 km
(614 km) Provincia de Oxapampa, Pasco, 44 km east of Pueblo Libre, Peru More
Tue, 4 Oct 2016 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
4 Oct 2016 14:00:43 GMT
5.7

10 km
(142 km) Philippines Sea, 890 km south of Tokyo, Japan More
Mon, 3 Oct 2016 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
3 Oct 2016 18:07:40 GMT
5.2

10 km
(234 km) South Pacific Ocean, 266 km south of Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu More
3 Oct 2016 15:02:14 GMT
5.1

165 km
(39 km) 57 km south of Pematangsiantar, Sumatera Utara, Indonesia 2 reportsMore
Sun, 2 Oct 2016 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
2 Oct 2016 13:40:09 GMT
5.2

49 km
(98 km) South China Sea, 12 km northwest of Binabalian Ricor, Philippines 15 reportsMore
2 Oct 2016 01:50:39 GMT
5.2

143 km
Takuan (20 km) 27 km southwest of Arawa, North Solomons, Papua New Guinea More
Sat, 1 Oct 2016 (GMT) (5 earthquakes)
1 Oct 2016 09:38:00 GMT
5.1

74 km
(141 km) Coral Sea, 617 km north of Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu More
1 Oct 2016 08:04:34 GMT
5.1

10 km
(536 km) Mānsehra, North-West Frontier, 49 km north of Muzaffarabad, Pakistan 7 reportsMore
1 Oct 2016 04:25:43 GMT
5.8

523 km
(318 km) South Pacific Ocean, 627 km south of Suva, Central, Fiji More
1 Oct 2016 02:33:06 GMT
5.4

249 km
(71 km) Coral Sea, 40 km northwest of Ureparapara Island, Torba, Vanuatu More
1 Oct 2016 00:33:03 GMT
5.6

10 km
(233 km) South Pacific Ocean, 263 km south of Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu More
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 3 x 1015 joules (831 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7.1 x 105 tons of TNT or 44.7 atomic bombs!) More info

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