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World Earthquake Report for Friday, 16 October 2020

Friday Oct 16, 2020 12:20 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 16 Oct 2020

Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 16 Oct 2020

Summary: 2 quakes 5.0+, 32 quakes 4.0+, 71 quakes 3.0+, 184 quakes 2.0+ (289 total)
This report is being updated every hour.
Magnitude 5+: 2 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 32 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 71 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 184 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher

Total seismic energy estimate: 1.4 x 1013 joules (3.97 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3420 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (past 24 hours):

#1: 5.1 quake: Kermadec Islands region, 15 Oct 2020 14:09
#2: 5.0 quake: Afghanistan-Tajikistan Border Region, 16 Oct 2020 10:10
#3: 4.9 quake: central Mid-Atlantic Ridge, 16 Oct 2020 00:08
#4: 4.8 quake: 161 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines, 15 Oct 2020 15:19
#5: 4.7 quake: 153 Km SE of Lata, Solomon Islands, 16 Oct 2020 06:25
#6: 4.6 quake: 126 Km Al Suroeste De Mapastepec, México, Mexico, 15 Oct 2020 17:51
#7: 4.6 quake: Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 15 Oct 2020 22:06
#8: 4.5 quake: Lake Baykal Region, Russia, 15 Oct 2020 13:32
#9: 4.5 quake: 158 km W of Pariaman, Indonesia, 15 Oct 2020 16:52
#10: 4.5 quake: New Zealand, 15 Oct 2020 18:02

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 4.0 quake: 21 Km SE of Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska, USA, 15 Oct 2020 16:0543 reports
#2: 4.0 quake: 3 km NW of Cortes de la Frontera, Spain, 16 Oct 2020 00:5830 reports
#3: 4.5 quake: 49 Km WSW of Iloilo, Philippines, 16 Oct 2020 00:2712 reports
#4: 3.8 quake: 24 Km S of La Parguera, Puerto Rico, 15 Oct 2020 18:066 reports
#5: 2.5 quake: Northern California, USA, 15 Oct 2020 15:174 reports
#6: 2.5 quake: 9 Km N of Ellis, Kansas, USA, 16 Oct 2020 02:424 reports
#7: 4.4 quake: 020 Km S 46° W of San Joaquin (Iloilo), Philippines, 16 Oct 2020 00:324 reports
#8: 4.5 quake: 63 Km Al Noreste De Zacapa, Guatemala, 15 Oct 2020 21:403 reports
#9: 3.1 quake: 26 Km SW of Istanbul, Turkey, 15 Oct 2020 13:552 reports
#10: 2.6 quake: 3 Km S of Dayton, Nevada, USA, 16 Oct 2020 06:352 reports
#11: 4.0 quake: Ecuador – Manabi, A 5.35km De Jaramijo, 15 Oct 2020 19:492 reports
#12: 2.4 quake: AlborÁn Oeste, Spain, 15 Oct 2020 23:192 reports

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

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