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World Earthquake Report for October 2022

Tue, 1 Nov 2022, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 5.5 during October 2022
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 5.5 during October 2022
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Summary: 8 quakes 6.0+, 122 quakes 5.0+, 1246 quakes 4.0+, 3500 quakes 3.0+, 7122 quakes 2.0+ (11998 total)
Magnitude 9+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 7+: none
Magnitude 6+: 8 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 122 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 1246 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 3500 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 7122 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 7 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 3.3 x 1015 joules (908 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7.8 x 105 tons of TNT or 48.8 atomic bombs!) learn more

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world during October 2022:

#1: Mag 6.7 North Pacific Ocean, 85 km south of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama

Thursday, Oct 20, 2022 at 6:57 am (GMT -5) -
6.7 quake North Pacific Ocean, 85 km south of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama, Oct 20, 2022 6:57 am (GMT -5)

#2: Mag 6.4 South Pacific Ocean, 155 km east of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea

Friday, Oct 14, 2022 at 8:20 am (GMT +10) -
6.4 quake South Pacific Ocean, 155 km east of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea, Oct 14, 2022 8:20 am (GMT +10)

#3: Mag 6.4 Cordillera, 46 km east of Vigan, Province of Ilocos Sur, Philippines

Tuesday, Oct 25, 2022 at 10:59 pm (GMT +8) -
6.4 quake Cordillera, 46 km east of Vigan, Province of Ilocos Sur, Philippines, Oct 25, 2022 10:59 pm (GMT +8)

#4: Mag 6.3 Coral Sea, New Caledonia

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6.3 quake Coral Sea, New Caledonia, October 11, 2022 13:51 GMT

#5: Mag 6.3 North Pacific Ocean

Sunday, Oct 16, 2022 at 6:48 am (GMT -6) -
6.3 quake North Pacific Ocean Oct 16, 2022 6:48 am (GMT -6)

#6: Mag 6.3 South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands

Monday, Oct 24, 2022 at 10:13 pm (GMT -2) -
6.3 quake South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, Oct 24, 2022 10:13 pm (GMT -2)

#7: Mag 6.2 South Atlantic Ocean

Sunday, Oct 9, 2022 at 2:38 pm (GMT -2) -
6.2 quake South Atlantic Ocean Oct 9, 2022 2:38 pm (GMT -2)

#8: Mag 6.0 North Atlantic Ocean

Friday, Sep 30, 2022 at 11:18 pm (GMT -2) -
6.0 quake North Atlantic Ocean Sep 30, 2022 11:18 pm (GMT -2)

#9: Mag 5.8 14 km east of Sullana, Piura, Peru

Wednesday, Oct 5, 2022 at 3:26 am (GMT -5) -
5.8 quake 14 km east of Sullana, Piura, Peru, Oct 5, 2022 3:26 am (GMT -5)

#10: Mag 5.8 South Atlantic Ocean, 82 km east of Georgetown, Ascension, St. Helena

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2022 at 3:03 pm (GMT +0) -
5.8 quake South Atlantic Ocean, 82 km east of Georgetown, Ascension, St. Helena, Oct 19, 2022 3:03 pm (GMT +0)

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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

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