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World Earthquake Report for Thursday, 8 October 2020

Thursday Oct 08, 2020 08:20 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  8 Oct 2020

Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 8 Oct 2020

Summary: 1 quake 6.0+, 1 quake 5.0+, 37 quakes 4.0+, 96 quakes 3.0+, 209 quakes 2.0+ (344 total)
This report is being updated every hour.
Magnitude 6+: 1 earthquake
Magnitude 5+: 1 earthquake
Magnitude 4+: 37 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 96 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 209 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 7 or higher

Total seismic energy estimate: 1.9 x 1014 joules (54.1 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 46567 tons of TNT or 2.9 atomic bombs!) learn more

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

#1: 6.3 quake: 38 Km ENE of Kainantu, Papua New Guinea, 8 Oct 2020 07:35
#2: 5.3 quake: 61 Km ENE of Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, 7 Oct 2020 18:24
#3: 4.9 quake: New Zealand, 7 Oct 2020 15:28
#4: 4.9 quake: Volcano Islands, Japan Region, 7 Oct 2020 18:04
#5: 4.9 quake: Ryukyu Islands, Japan, 8 Oct 2020 03:34
#6: 4.8 quake: Banda Sea, Indonesia, 7 Oct 2020 23:50
#7: 4.6 quake: South Shetland Islands, Antarctica, 7 Oct 2020 12:36
#8: 4.6 quake: 148 km SE of Tondano, Indonesia, 7 Oct 2020 18:27
#9: 4.5 quake: Minahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi, Indonesia, 7 Oct 2020 11:58
#10: 4.5 quake: 287 Km E of Levuka, Fiji, 7 Oct 2020 22:08

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 2.6 quake: San Francisco Bay Area, Calif., USA, 7 Oct 2020 11:4728 reports
#2: 5.3 quake: 61 Km ENE of Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, 7 Oct 2020 18:2428 reports
#3: 4.2 quake: 15 km NNW of Shijak, Albania, 7 Oct 2020 22:1326 reports
#4: 4.1 quake: 30 Km WNW of Susitna, Alaska, USA, 7 Oct 2020 08:5923 reports
#5: 6.3 quake: 38 Km ENE of Kainantu, Papua New Guinea, 8 Oct 2020 07:3516 reports
#6: 3.8 quake: 35 Km SSW of San Francisco De Macorís, Dominican Republic, 7 Oct 2020 14:145 reports
#7: 3.2 quake: 10km ESE of Willits, CA, USA, 7 Oct 2020 17:294 reports
#8: 2.6 quake: 12 Km NNW of Midland, Texas, USA, 7 Oct 2020 12:252 reports
#9: 3.2 quake: Adriatic Sea, Albania, 7 Oct 2020 22:252 reports
#10: 4.1 quake: 37 Km Al N De Valparaíso, Chile, 8 Oct 2020 04:282 reports
#11: 4.3 quake: 28 Km Al N De Camiña, Chile, 8 Oct 2020 03:242 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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