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Earthquake report world-wide for Thursday, 26 March 2020
Friday Mar 27, 2020 00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 27 Mar 2020Summary: 230 quakes M2+, 112 quakes M3+, 34 quakes M4+, 8 quakes M5+, 1 quake M6+ (385 total)
+: 230 earthquakes
+: 112 earthquakes
+: 34 earthquakes
+: 8 earthquakes
+: 1 earthquake
Total seismic energy estimate: 1.5*10^14 J (40.7 GWh / 35044 tons of TNT / 2.2 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more
List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (26 Mar 2020):
#1: M 6.0 quake: Mindanao, Philippines on Thu, 26 Mar 15h38
#2: M 5.8 quake: Near North Coast of Irian Jaya (Indonesia) on Thu, 26 Mar 21h36
#3: M 5.5 quake: South Sandwich Islands Region on Thu, 26 Mar 20h24
#4: M 5.5 quake: 72 Km al suroeste de Mapastepec, México (Mexico) on Thu, 26 Mar 23h46
#5: M 5.3 quake: Volcano Islands, Japan Region (Northern Mariana Islands) on Thu, 26 Mar 05h52
#6: M 5.1 quake: Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge on Thu, 26 Mar 05h58
#7: M 5.1 quake: Near North Coast of Papua, Indonesia on Thu, 26 Mar 06h49
#8: M 5.0 quake: Tajikistan on Thu, 26 Mar 04h44
#9: M 5.0 quake: 43km W of Mentone, Texas (USA) on Thu, 26 Mar 15h16
#10: M 4.9 quake: Northern Algeria on Thu, 26 Mar 07h09
Number of quakes and energy released vs time
Number of quakes and energy released vs magnitude
Magnitude of quakes and energy released vs time
Tuesday, Mar 24, 2020
Quakes detected near: Apo
(1 quake mag 2.5), Askja
(5 quakes between mag 0.7-1.8), Brennisteinsfjöll
(2 quakes between mag 1.6-3.6), Clear Lake
(9 quakes between mag 0.3-2.1), Coso
(15 quakes between mag 0.8-3.0), Etna
(1 quake mag 1.4) ...
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