Earthquakes around the world

Puma

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WORLDWIDE EARTHQUAKE REPORT NOVEMBER 15

The strongest earthquake in the last 24 hours occurred in the South Atlantic Ocean near the Sandwich Islands, however, most of the earthquakes in the same period occurred in areas prone to seismic activity and were less than magnitude 5.0.

● M 5.0 - 287 km SSE of Ambon, Indonesia
2022-11-15 07:03:18 (UTC)
6.167°S 129.000°E. 246.9 km depth
USGS earthquake alert

● M 5.0 - south of Australia
2022-11-15 21:14:12 (UTC)
42.808°S 124.581°E. 10.0 km depth
USGS earthquake alert

● M 5.2 - South Sandwich Islands region
2022-11-15 21:17:40 (UTC)
59.768°S 26.129°W. 64.6 km depth
USGS earthquake alert

● Summary

Seismic activity level has been at moderate levels in the last 24 hours. This is the last chart posted by Volcanodiscovery 23:50 UTC on November 15 Global seismic activity level chart

~3 quakes above magnitude 5
~43 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
~87 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
~218 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
~511 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
~862 earthquakes in the past 24h (879 earthquakes in the 24 hours prior to this report) Estimated combined seismic energy release: 6799 tons of TNT or 0.4 atomic bombs
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Puma

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WORLDWIDE EARTHQUAKE REPORT NOVEMBER 16

A series of smaller magnitude and superficial earthquakes shook the northwestern United States. The quakes occurred near Bear Lake 21 km (13 mi) SE of Montpelier (Idaho) (pop: 2,510). The nearest volcano is about 180 km (111.8 mi) away and is Hell's Half Acre volcano.

●M 2.8 - 18 km NNW of Taylor, Wyoming at 09:18:22 (UTC)
●M 3.0 - southern Idaho at 09:41:58 (UTC)
●M 3.6 - 17 km NNW of Taylor, Wyoming at
09:58:54 (UTC)
●M 2.6 - 18 km NNW of Taylor, Wyoming at
10:20:08 (UTC)
●M 3.0 - southern Idaho at 10:29:50 (UTC)
●M 3.7 - 4 km ENE of Ravalli, Montana at 13:47:44 (UTC)
●M 2.5 - 17 km NNW of Taylor, Wyoming at
16:52:35 (UTC)

A very shallow magnitude 5.4 earthquake was reported early afternoon. According to USGS the earthquake shook West Texas 40km of Toyah (pop 98) . The quake occurred on Wednesday, November 16 at 03:32 local time at a very shallow depth of 5.5 miles (8.8 km) It marks the third largest earthquake in Texas history.

The strongest occurred in August 1931 when a magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck the West Texas city of Valentine. The second largest was a magnitude 5.8 earthquake in West Texas in April 1995, according to the University of Texas at Austin.

● M 5.4 - 37 km WSW of Mentone, Texas
2022-11-16 21:32:44 (UTC)
31.622°N 103.988°W. 8.8 km depth
USGS earthquake alert

Strong earthquake in Solomon Islands

● M 5.8 - 138 km SE of Lata, Solomon Islands
2022-11-16 22:26:53 (UTC)
11.696°S 166.603°E. 139.0 km depth
USGS earthquake alert

Indonesia was shaken by a series of earthquakes. The highest magnitude quake was 5.5 at 196 km southwest of Benkulu (pop: 309,700) on Wednesday, Nov 16, at 1:01 pm local time.

● M 5.5 - 196 km WSW of Bengkulu, Indonesia
2022-11-16 06:01:32 (UTC)
4.746°S 100.772°E 9.0 km depth
USGS earthquake alert

●M 5.1 - southern Sumatra, Indonesia
2022-11-16 09:22:44 (UTC)
5.347°S 102.355°E. 32.3 km depth
USGS earthquake alert

●M 4.5 - 197 km WSW of Bengkulu, Indonesia
2022-11-16 18:22:00 (UTC)
4.739°S 100.749°E. 10.0 km depth
USGS earthquake alert

● M 4.8 - 148 km ENE of Tual, Indonesia
2022-11-16 20:33:25 (UTC)
5.084°S 133.973°E 10.0 km depth
USGS earthquake alert

● Summary

Seismic activity level has been at moderate levels in the last 24 hours. This is the last chart posted by Volcanodiscovery 23:40 UTC on November 16 Global seismic activity level chart

~4 quakes above magnitude 5
~34 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
~74 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
~233 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
~518 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
~863 earthquakes in the past 24h (862 earthquakes in the 24 hours prior to this report) Estimated combined seismic energy release: 16943 tons of TNT or 1.1 atomic bombs
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Puma

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WORLDWIDE EARTHQUAKE REPORT NOVEMBER 17

● An earthquake of magnitude 5.0 occurred 100 km north of Mayaguez (pop: 78,600) and 64 km NNW of San Antonio (pop: 2,300) Puerto Rico.The quake hit at a very shallow depth of 4 km beneath the epicenter in the morning on Thursday, November 17th at 7:48 am local time.

It is worth mentioning that Puerto Rico had a seismic swarm last Monday, November 14, and sporadic earthquakes during the following days.
Perhaps it is worth mentioning that a seismic swarm ocurred in Puerto Rico with earthquakes between 2.5 and 3.5 magnitude. Lately Puerto Rico has presented this phenomenon.

M 5.0 - 63 km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico
2022-11-17 11:48:26 (UTC)
19.037°N 67.292°W. 4.0 km depth
USGS earthquake alert

● An earthquake of magnitude 5.0 occurred only 12 minutes ago 45 km northeast of Bandar-e Lengeh (pop. 22,800) , Iran. The quake hit at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter, in the afternoon on Thursday, November 17th, 2022, at 4:59 pm local time.

M 5.2 - 57 km NE of Bandar-e Lengeh, Iran
2022-11-17 13:59:32 (UTC)
26.970°N 55.231°E. 10.0 km depth
USGS earthquake alert

● A 5.2 magnitude earthquake struck 23 km SSW of Metzera (Palora, Morona-Santiago) (pop: 6,470) and near Riobamba, Cantón Riobamba, Provincia del Chimborazo (pop. 12,700), Ecuador. The tremor was recorded late at night on Wednesday, November 16th, 2022, at 11:19 pm local time an intermediate depth of 140.6 km

M 5.2 - 22 km SSW of Palora, Ecuador
2022-11-17 04:19:51 (UTC)
1.885°S 78.054°W. 140.6 km depth
USGS earthquake alert

● Several aftershocks of the M5.4 earthquake in Texas have been recorded. The largest of these had a magnitude of 4.0 at 23:39 UTC.

M 2.6 - 36 km WSW of Mentone, Texas at 21:46:03 (UTC)
M 2.5 - 37 km WSW of Mentone, Texas at 21:52:02 (UTC)
M 2.6 - 37 km WSW of Mentone, Texas at 22:01:04 (UTC)
M 4.0 - 39 km WSW of Mentone, Texas at
22:39:13 (UTC)
M 2.6 - 37 km NNW of Toyah, Texas at 22:50:36 (UTC)
M 2.8 - 36 km WSW of Mentone, Texas at
23:15:03 (UTC)
M 2.5 - 35 km WSW of Mentone, Texas at
00:21:03 (UTC)
M 3.8 - 37 km WSW of Mentone, Texas at
04:38:31 (UTC)

● Summary

Seismic activity level has been at moderate levels in the last 24 hours. This is the last chart posted by Volcanodiscovery 23:40 UTC on November 17 Global seismic activity level chart

~5 quakes above magnitude 5
~38 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
~97 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
~241 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
~477 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
~858 earthquakes in the past 24h (863 earthquakes in the 24 hours prior to this report) Estimated combined seismic energy release: 8091 tons of TNT or 0.5 atomic bombs
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Puma

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Major magnitude 6.9 earthquake in Indian Ocean, 216 km southwest of Benkulu, Bengkulu, Indonesia, on Friday, Nov 18, 2022 at 8:37 pm local time

M 6.9 - 212 km SW of Bengkulu, Indonesia
2022-11-18 13:37:06 (UTC)
4.956°S 100.738°E. 10.0 km depth
USGS earthquake alert

Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.810 kmIndonesia: Di Laut 187 Km Baratlaut EngganoBMKG
6.82 kmSOUTHWEST OF SUMATRA, INDONESIAEMSC
6.910 kmSouthwest of Sumatra, IndonesiaRaspberryShake
6.610 kmSouthwest of Sumatra, IndonesiaGeoAu
6.610 kmIndonesia: Near PalembangRENASS
6.920 kmSouthwest of Sumatera, Indonesia [Sea: Indonesia]INGV
6.810 kmSouthwest of Sumatra, IndonesiaGFZ
6.910 kmSouthwest Of Sumatra, IndonesiaIRIS
6.910 km212 Km SW of Bengkulu, IndonesiaUSGS
 

Puma

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FOTCM Member
WORLDWIDE EARTHQUAKE REPORT NOVEMBER 18

An earthquake of magnitude 4.9 occurred 9 km west of Point MacKenzie, Alaska (pop: 529) The quake hit at a moderately shallow depth of 46 km beneath the epicenter on Thursday, November 17th at 03:03 pm local time. Several smaller aftershocks have been recorded in the last 24 hours.

● M 4.9 - 9 km W of Point MacKenzie, Alaska
2022-11-18 00:03:09 (UTC)
61.372°N 150.153°W. 45.9 km depth
USGS earthquake alert

M 4.1 - 19 km WSW of Salcha, Alaska
M 3.1 - 85 km SE of Chignik, Alaska
M 3.5 - 126 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska
M 2.7 - 28 km WSW of Salcha, Alaska
M 2.5 - 30 km NNE of Pilot Point, Alaska
M 3.6 - 34 km WSW of Trapper Creek, Alaska
M 2.9 - 59 km WNW of Ninilchik, Alaska
M 2.7 - 37 km ESE of Port Heiden, Alaska
M 2.7 - 54 km SSW of Shungnak, Alaska
M 3.5 - 69 km ENE of Ugashik, Alaska
The latest M 3.0 - 233 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska at 23:07:37 UTC

Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake in North Pacific Ocean, 121 mi west of Coos Bay, Coos County (pop: 16,200) Oregon, USA, on Friday, Nov 18, at 7:42 am local time.

● M 4.5 - 181 km W of Bandon, Oregon
2022-11-18 15:42:45 (UTC)
43.373°N 126.620°W 10.0 km depth
USGS earthquake alert

Major magnitude 6.9 earthquake in Indian Ocean, 216 km southwest of Benkulu, Bengkulu, Indonesia, on Friday, Nov 18, 2022 at 8:37 pm local time
The magnitude 6.9 earthquake in Indonesia occurred in the band indicated as a candidate for a strong seismic event.

Aftershock M5.4 - 211 km WSW of Bengkulu, Indonesia
2022-11-18 14:07:00 (UTC)
4.633°S 100.550°E. 10.0 km depth
USGS earthquake alert

● Earthquake Forecast

The Mediterranean region between Italy, Greece and Turkey is having light seismic activity. This is the latest earthquake recorded in the region:

● M4.3 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 91 km southeast of Ierapetra, Lasithi, Crete, Greece, on Friday, Nov 18, 2022 at 7:14 pm local time (17:14:34 UTC) 34.389°N 26.618°E. 34.0 km depth
USGS earthquake alert

● Summary

Seismic activity level has been at high levels in the last 24 hours. This is the last chart posted by Volcanodiscovery 23:50 UTC on November 17 Global seismic activity level chart

~1 quake above magnitude 6
~5 quakes between magnitude 5 and 6
~35 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
~91 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
~214 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
~456 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
~802 earthquakes in the past 24h (858 earthquakes in the 24 hours prior to this report) Estimated combined seismic energy release: 2.5 x 105 tons of TNT or 15.4 atomic bombs
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● M 4.9 - 9 km W of Point MacKenzie, Alaska
2022-11-18 00:03:09 (UTC)
61.372°N 150.153°W. 45.9 km depth
I didn't feel that. I was coming back from the store at the time.
Point MacKenzie is within eyesight of Anchorage, but separated by the Knik Arm. There was talk of building a bridge across the arm, but never came to be. Real close, anyway. And near the spot of the big quake several years ago.
 

Puma

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FOTCM Member
WORLDWIDE EARTHQUAKE REPORT NOVEMBER 19

Alaska continues with moderate seismic activity, registering 78 earthquakes in the past 24 hours:

~52 quakes <M2
~20 quakes M2+ 
~2 quakes M3+ 
~2 quakes M4+

● Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - Bering Sea, 61 mi west of Adak, Aleutians West, Alaska, USA, on Friday, Nov 18 at 11:42 pm local time

A 4.2 magnitude earthquake struck near Limassol, Cyprus. The tremor was recorded in the morning on Saturday, November 19th at 9:16 am local time, at a very shallow depth of 2 km below the surface.

● M 4.2 - Cyprus region
2022-11-19 07:16:55 (UTC)
34.801°N 32.647°E. 10.0 km depth
USGS earthquake alert

● Summary

Seismic activity level has been at moderate levels in the last 24 hours. This is the last chart posted by Volcanodiscovery 23:50 UTC on November 19 Global seismic activity level chart

~6 quakes above magnitude 5
~43 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
~104 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
~240 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
~423 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
~816 earthquakes in the past 24h (802 earthquakes in the 24 hours prior to this report) Estimated combined seismic energy release: 10609 tons of TNT or 0.7 atomic bombs
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Aeneas

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Last week saw 3 M6 and 3 M7, with the highest being a M7.3 in Tonga.
In the usual area, there were 3 out of 99 earthquakes worldwide, equal to or greater than 4.5 and 1266 out of 1656 quakes of all sizes.
Percentage: 76.4%
Last week saw 3 M6, the largest being a M6.9 in Indonesia.
In the usual area, there were 3 out of 97 earthquakes equal to or greater than 4.5 worldwide and 1763 out of 2196 quakes of all sizes.
Percentage: 80.3%
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Puma

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WORLDWIDE EARTHQUAKE REPORT NOVEMBER 20

As SSGEOS forecasted two days ago atmospheric fluctuations indicated possible increased seismic activity in the purple band and seismic activity in the Mediterranean region indicated strong seismic activity for Italy, Greece, Turkey and Cyprus.

The Mediterranean region between Italy, Greece and Turkey is having light seismic activity. This is the latest earthquake recorded in the region:

● M4.3 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 91 km southeast of Ierapetra, Lasithi, Crete, Greece,

A magnitude 5.5 earthquake was reported early morning near Heraklion, Crete, Greece.
According to the National Observatory of Athens (NOA), the quake hit on Monday, November 21st at 1:25 am local time at a moderately shallow depth of 42.8 km The quake was probably felt by many people in the area of Pigadia (pop. 2,200) located 66 km from the epicenter, Sitia (pop. 8,700) 70 km away, Agios Nikolaos (pop. 11,400) 95 km away, Neapoli (pop. 2,700) 99 km away, and Heraklion (pop. 137,200) 134 km away.

● M 5.5 - 63 km NW of Fry, Greece
2022-11-20 23:24:59 (UTC)
35.825°N 26.431°E. 74.0 km depth
USGS earthquake alert
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Early a earthquake magnitude 4.7 hit Italy

● M 4.7 - central Italy
2022-11-20 05:20:30 (UTC)
43.893°N 13.308°E. 10.0 km depth
USGS earthquake alert

An earthquake of magnitude 5.0 occurred 53km southwest of Andalgala, Argentina early evening on Sunday, November 20th, at 7:17 pm local time.The quake hit at an intermediate to considerable depth of 158 km beneath the epicenter near Andalgala (pop. 14,100)

● M 5.0 - 52 km SW of Andalgalá, Argentina
2022-11-20 22:17:39 (UTC)
27.952°S 66.652°W. 158.1 km depth
USGS earthquake alert

● M 5.1 - 34 km SSE of Kupang, Indonesia
2022-11-20 13:49:17 (UTC)
10.434°S 123.772°E. 10.0 km depth
USGS earthquake alert

● M 5.0 - 53 km SW of Mendi, Papua New Guinea
2022-11-20 06:09:38 (UTC)
6.479°S 143.307°E. 10.0 km depth
USGS earthquake alert

● M 5.1 - 26 km ESE of Yilan, Taiwan
2022-11-20 01:49:41 (UTC)
24.639°N 121.981°E. 72.2 km depth
USGS earthquake alert

● Summary

Seismic activity level has been at moderate levels in the last 24 hours. This is the last chart posted by Volcanodiscovery 23:00 UTC on November 20 Global seismic activity level chart

~6 quakes above magnitude 5
~38 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
~89 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
~241 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
~400 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
~774 earthquakes in the past 24h (816 earthquakes in the 24 hours prior to this report) Estimated combined seismic energy release: 11507 tons of TNT or 0.7 atomic bombs
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M 5.6 - 18 km WSW of Ciranjang-hilir, Indonesia

2022-11-21

21 NOV, 2022

Published 1 hour ago (0:45)

Published 1 hour ago (1:08)
:-(
3 hours ago (Updated: 3 hours ago)
 

Puma

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WORLDWIDE EARTHQUAKE REPORT NOVEMBER 21

Significant earthquake of magnitude 5.6 occurred 16km northeast of Sukabumi (pop. 276,400) Indonesia, The quake hit at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter near Sukabumi, West Java, around noon on Monday, November 21st, at 1:21 pm local time. The latest reports indicate that 162 people lost their lives due to the collapse of buildings caused by the earthquake and more than 700 people were injured. Shallow earthquakes tend to have more destructive effects

● M 5.6 - 18 km WSW of Ciranjang-hilir, Indonesia
2022-11-21 06:21:10 (UTC)
6.853°S 107.095°E. 10.0 km depth
USGS earthquake alert

Earthquakes in North Pacific Ocean, USA and Russia

Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake hit North Pacific Ocean, Oregon, USA at a shallow depth of 10 km on Monday, Nov 21, at 6:42 am local time

● M 5.2 - 241 km W of Bandon, Oregon
2022-11-21 15:42:33 (UTC)
43.484°N 127.340°W. 10.0 km depth
USGS earthquake alert

Russia was shaken near Ust'-Kamchatsk Staryy, Kamchatka, by two earthquakes of magnitude 5.5 and 5.1 The earthquakes hit at a shallow depth of 13 km and 37 km respectively beneath the epicenter near Ust'-Kamchatsk Staryy (pop. 4,900) in the morning on Tuesday, November 22nd, at 8:45 am local time.

● M 5.5 - 78 km SE of Nikolski, Alaska
2022-11-21 15:09:29 (UTC)
52.354°N 168.207°W. 13.9 km depth
USGS earthquake alert

● M 5.1 - 78 km S of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia
2022-11-21 22:25:45 (UTC)
55.524°N 162.537°E37.8 km depth
USGS earthquake alert

● Earthquake Forecast: Due to a convergence of critical planetary and lunar geometry on 21-22 November, larger seismic activity may occur around 23 November, give or take one day. SSGEOS

Magnitude Probability
updated 21 November 2022, 17:11 UTC

M 6.0-6.4M 6.5-6.9M 7.0+
70%70%70%
Solar System Geometry Survey

● Summary

Seismic activity level has been at moderate levels in the last 24 hours. This is the last chart posted by Volcanodiscovery 00:46 UTC on November 21 Global seismic activity level chart

~6 quakes above magnitude 5
~40 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
~79 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
~259 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
~403 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
~787 earthquakes in the past 24h (774 earthquakes in the 24 hours prior to this report) Estimated combined seismic energy release: 14894 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs
Volcanodiscovery earthquake report 24h
 

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Strong earthquake

A magnitude 7.0 earthquake near Honiara (pop.56,300), Solomon Islands, was reported by the United States Geological Survey, The earthquake occurred at a shallow depth of 15 km beneath the epicenter around noon on Tuesday, November 22nd, 2022, at 1:03 pm local time.

M 7.0 - 16 km SW of Malango, Solomon Islands
2022-11-22 02:03:07 (UTC)
9.790°S 159.601°E. 15.0 km depth
USGS earthquake alert

Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Mag.DepthLocationSource
7.014 km17 Km SW of Malango, Solomon IslandsUSGS
7.110 kmSolomon IslandsGFZ
7.010 kmSOLOMON ISLANDSEMSC
7.014 kmSolomon IslandsRaspberryShake
6.610 kmSolomon Islands: Near Port MoresbyRENASS
7.010 kmSolomon IslandsGeoAu
7.010 kmSolomon IslandsIRIS
6.910.9 kmSolomon Islands: Solomon Is. [Sea]INGV
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Puma

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An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 occurred in the morning on Tuesday, November 22nd, 2022, at 8:39 am local time near Lazaro Cardenas, Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico, as reported by the United States Geological Survey.
According to preliminary data, the quake was located at a shallow depth of 19 km

M 6.2 - 30 km WSW of Las Brisas, Mexico
2022-11-22 16:39:08 (UTC)
30.823°N 116.443°W. 19.0 km depth
USGS earthquake alert
 
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