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World Earthquake Report for Saturday, 17 October 2020

Saturday Oct 17, 2020 12:20 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 17 Oct 2020

Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 17 Oct 2020

Summary: 4 quakes 5.0+, 25 quakes 4.0+, 65 quakes 3.0+, 188 quakes 2.0+ (282 total)
This report is being updated every hour.
Magnitude 5+: 4 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 25 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 65 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 188 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher

Total seismic energy estimate: 2.9 x 1013 joules (8.02 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 6899 tons of TNT or 0.4 atomic bombs!) learn more

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

#1: 5.4 quake: Pacific Antarctic Ridge, 17 Oct 2020 10:49
#2: 5.3 quake: 48 Km SW of Balayan, Philippines, 16 Oct 2020 20:06
#3: 5.2 quake: Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 17 Oct 2020 00:36
#4: 5.0 quake: Kuril Islands, Russia, 17 Oct 2020 04:48
#5: 4.9 quake: 123 Km ENE of Pangai, Tonga, 17 Oct 2020 05:19
#6: 4.9 quake: Irian Jaya Region, Indonesia, 17 Oct 2020 08:08
#7: 4.7 quake: South of the Fiji Islands, 16 Oct 2020 19:05
#8: 4.7 quake: South Shetland Islands, Antarctica, 16 Oct 2020 21:30
#9: 4.6 quake: New Zealand, 16 Oct 2020 18:32
#10: 4.6 quake: Banda Sea, Indonesia, 17 Oct 2020 02:37

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 5.3 quake: 48 Km SW of Balayan, Philippines, 16 Oct 2020 20:06309 reports
#2: 2.4 quake: 014 Km S 87° W of Looc (Occidental Mindoro), Philippines, 16 Oct 2020 19:5221 reports
#3: 3.9 quake: 10 Km Al Suroeste De Porlamar, Venezuela, 17 Oct 2020 10:466 reports
#4: 2.3 quake: 19 Km NNW of Reno, USA, 16 Oct 2020 15:255 reports
#5: 3.8 quake: 16 Km E of Baotou, China, 16 Oct 2020 13:443 reports
#6: 4.0 quake: 127 Km Al SUROESTE De TONALA, CHIS, Mexico, 17 Oct 2020 08:292 reports
#7: 2.3 quake: 090 Km S 36° E of Tarragona (Davao Oriental), Philippines, 16 Oct 2020 19:472 reports
#8: 3.3 quake: 4 Km ESE of Maria Antonia, Puerto Rico, 16 Oct 2020 18:342 reports
#9: 3.0 quake: 005 Km N 11° E of Tigbauan (Iloilo), Philippines, 16 Oct 2020 20:152 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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