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World Earthquake Report for Thursday, 15 October 2020

Thursday Oct 15, 2020 12:20 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 15 Oct 2020

Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 15 Oct 2020

Summary: 5 quakes 5.0+, 19 quakes 4.0+, 78 quakes 3.0+, 179 quakes 2.0+ (281 total)
This report is being updated every hour.
Magnitude 5+: 5 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 19 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 78 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 179 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher

Total seismic energy estimate: 2.6 x 1013 joules (7.35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 6328 tons of TNT or 0.4 atomic bombs!) learn more

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

#1: 5.4 quake: Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 15 Oct 2020 09:41
#2: 5.1 quake: 16 km W of Villa Basilio Nievas, Argentina, 15 Oct 2020 02:20
#3: 5.0 quake: Mid Indian Ridge, 14 Oct 2020 15:28
#4: 5.0 quake: Off West Coast of Northern Sumatra, Indonesia, 15 Oct 2020 04:59
#5: 5.0 quake: Kermadec Islands region, 15 Oct 2020 07:00
#6: 4.9 quake: New Zealand, 14 Oct 2020 13:07
#7: 4.9 quake: South Sandwich Islands Region, 14 Oct 2020 15:27
#8: 4.9 quake: New Zealand, 15 Oct 2020 02:09
#9: 4.9 quake: 43 Km SE of Davao, Philippines, 15 Oct 2020 08:51
#10: 4.8 quake: 121 Km S of Hihifo, Tonga, 15 Oct 2020 01:20

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 3.7 quake: Collinsville, QLD, Australia, 14 Oct 2020 14:4411 reports
#2: 5.1 quake: 16 km W of Villa Basilio Nievas, Argentina, 15 Oct 2020 02:2011 reports
#3: 4.9 quake: 43 Km SE of Davao, Philippines, 15 Oct 2020 08:514 reports
#4: 4.3 quake: SAN JUAN (Argentina), 14 Oct 2020 23:182 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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