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World Earthquake Report for Friday, 20 November 2020

Fri, 20 Nov 2020, 17:20

17:20 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 20 Nov 2020

Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 20 Nov 2020

Summary: 2 quakes 5.0+, 24 quakes 4.0+, 82 quakes 3.0+, 206 quakes 2.0+ (314 total)
This report is being updated every hour.
Magnitude 5+: 2 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 24 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 82 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 206 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher

Total seismic energy estimate: 2.9 x 1013 joules (8.18 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7038 tons of TNT or 0.4 atomic bombs!) learn more

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

#1: 5.6 quake West of Macquarie Island 20 Nov 12.19 pm (GMT +9)
#2: 5.2 quake 64 km north of Wanganui, Whanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand, 21 Nov 1.43 am (GMT +13)
#3: 4.9 quake 59 km southeast of Juchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico, 20 Nov 2.43 am (GMT -6)
#4: 4.9 quake New Zealand 21 Nov 5.22 am (GMT +13)
#5: 4.7 quake 29 km south of Bucaramanga, Santander, Colombia, 19 Nov 7.57 pm (GMT -5)
#6: 4.7 quake 151 km northeast of Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia, 21 Nov 1.08 am (GMT +9)
#7: 4.7 quake 158 km northeast of Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia, 21 Nov 1.41 am (GMT +9)
#8: 4.6 quake 99 km southwest of Padang, Indonesia, 20 Nov 1.10 am (GMT +7)
#9: 4.6 quake 422 km southeast of Tokyo, Japan, 20 Nov 11.07 am (GMT +9)
#10: 4.5 quake 146 km northeast of Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia, 21 Nov 1.05 am (GMT +9)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 3.0 quake BC, 12 km northeast of Victoria (Capital), British Columbia, Canada, 20 Nov 8.44 am (GMT -8)11 reports
#2: 5.2 quake 64 km north of Wanganui, Whanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand, 21 Nov 1.43 am (GMT +13)11 reports
#3: 3.6 quake 63 km south of İzmir, Turkey, Greece, 20 Nov 2.58 am (GMT +2)7 reports
#4: 3.6 quake 67 km southwest of İzmir, Turkey, Greece, 20 Nov 3.13 am (GMT +2)6 reports
#5: 3.0 quake 136 km west of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 20 Nov 9.58 pm (GMT +11)5 reports
#6: 4.1 quake 15 km east of Guayaquil, Guayas, Ecuador, 19 Nov 10.03 pm (GMT -5)3 reports
#7: 4.0 quake Nevada, 146 mi northeast of Fresno (California), 20 Nov 2.10 am (GMT -8)2 reports
#8: 3.1 quake WESTERN TURKEY 20 Nov 12.52 pm (GMT +3)2 reports
#9: 4.6 quake 99 km southwest of Padang, Indonesia, 20 Nov 1.10 am (GMT +7)2 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

Previous news
3.0 quake 20 Nov 8:44 am (GMT -8)
A magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported 30 minutes ago by the United States Geological Survey (USGS), considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. The earthquake occurred at a shallow depth of 13 miles beneath the epicenter in the morning on Friday 20 November 2020 at 8.44 am local time. Magnitude and other quake parameters can still change in the coming hours as the agency continues to process seismic data. … read all

4.6 quake 21 Nov 1:41 am (GMT +9)
A magnitude 4.6 earthquake was reported only 12 minutes ago by Indonesia’s Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG), considered the main national agency that monitors seismic activity in Indonesia. The earthquake occurred at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter early morning on Saturday 21 November 2020 at 1.41 am local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report. … read all

World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 20 Nov 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.

4.8 quake 21 Nov 1:08 am (GMT +9)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.8 occurred early morning on Saturday 21 November 2020 at 1.08 am local time near the town of Amahai, Indonesia, as reported by Indonesia’s Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG). … read all

4.5 quake 21 Nov 1:05 am (GMT +9)
A magnitude 4.5 earthquake was reported only 10 minutes ago by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. The earthquake occurred at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter early morning on Saturday 21 November 2020 at 1.05 am local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report. … read all

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