World Earthquake Report for October 2021

Wed, 20 Oct 2021, 18:00
18:00 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 5 during October 2021
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 5 during October 2021
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Summary: 1 quake 7.0+, 9 quakes 6.0+, 75 quakes 5.0+, 744 quakes 4.0+, 3659 quakes 3.0+, 6113 quakes 2.0+ (10601 total)
This report is being updated every day.
Magnitude 9+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 7+: 1 earthquake
Magnitude 6+: 9 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 75 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 744 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 3659 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 6113 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 8 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 8.7 x 1015 joules (2420 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2.1 x 106 tons of TNT or 130.1 atomic bombs!) more info

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world during October 2021:

#1: 7.2 quake South Pacific Ocean Oct 2, 2021 6:29 pm (GMT +12)
#2: 6.9 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Caledonia, Oct 9, 2021 10:58 pm (GMT +12)
#3: 6.9 quake Gulf of Alaska, USA, Oct 11, 2021 1:10 am (GMT -8)
#4: 6.4 quake Solomon Sea, Solomon Islands, Oct 15, 2021 1:45 pm (GMT +11)
#5: 6.3 quake Eastern Mediterranean, Greece, Oct 12, 2021 11:24 am (GMT +2)
#6: 6.2 quake South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, Oct 4, 2021 1:54 am (GMT -2)
#7: 6.2 quake North Pacific Ocean, 23 mi southeast of Hawaiian Ocean View, Hawaii County, USA, Oct 10, 2021 11:48 am (GMT -10)
#8: 6.1 quake Coral Sea, Vanuatu, Oct 18, 2021 6:26 pm (GMT +11)
#9: 6.1 quake Eastern Mediterranean, Greece, Oct 19, 2021 8:32 am (GMT +3)
#10: 6.0 quake Indian Ocean Oct 3, 2021 12:43 am (GMT +4)

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 during October 2021

Complete earthquake list October 2021

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