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Earthquake report world-wide for Saturday, 28 March 2020

Sunday Mar 29, 2020 00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 29 Mar 2020
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 29 Mar 2020

Summary: 252 quakes M2+, 105 quakes M3+, 40 quakes M4+, 4 quakes M5+ (401 total)
Magnitude 2+: 252 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 105 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 40 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 4 earthquakes
Magnitude 6+: none
Magnitude 7+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 9+: none
Total seismic energy estimate: 8.3*10^13 J (23.1 GWh / 19888 tons of TNT / 1.2 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (28 Mar 2020):


#1: M 5.8 quake: Sulawesi, Indonesia on Sat, 28 Mar 15h43
#2: M 5.8 quake: Vanuatu Islands on Sat, 28 Mar 17h48
#3: M 5.1 quake: Hokkaido, Japan Region on Sat, 28 Mar 00h57
#4: M 5.0 quake: 158km NNW of Kavieng, Papua New Guinea on Sat, 28 Mar 05h32
#5: M 4.9 quake: Northern Colombia on Sat, 28 Mar 05h55
#6: M 4.9 quake: South Indian Ocean on Sat, 28 Mar 15h20
#7: M 4.9 quake: Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Sat, 28 Mar 23h10
#8: M 4.8 quake: New Zealand on Sat, 28 Mar 12h18
#9: M 4.8 quake: Off Coast of Central Chile on Sat, 28 Mar 16h42
#10: M 4.7 quake: Mindanao, Philippines on Sat, 28 Mar 00h12

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

Largest 20 quakes past 24 hours

Largest 20 quakes on viernes, 27 mar 2020

Complete earthquake list (latest and archive)

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World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 28 Mar 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Saturday, Mar 28, 2020
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (1 quake mag 1.4), Askja (8 quakes between mag 0.2-1.8), Babuyan Claro (1 quake mag 2.3), Bardarbunga (5 quakes between mag 0.3-1.3), Cabalian (1 quake mag 2.5), Camiguin de Babuyanes (1 quake mag 2.3) ... [more]
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 28 Mar 2020
Saturday, Mar 28, 2020
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World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 27 Mar 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Friday, Mar 27, 2020
Quakes detected near: Askja (5 quakes between mag 0.7-2.0), Bardarbunga (12 quakes between mag 0.1-1.5), Blit (1 quake mag 1.7), Clear Lake (12 quakes between mag 0.6-1.9), Coso (10 quakes between mag 0.6-1.9), Eldey (1 quake mag 1.8) ... [more]
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 27 Mar 2020
Friday, Mar 27, 2020
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World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 26 Mar 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Thursday, Mar 26, 2020
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (1 quake mag 1.5), Aurora-Bodie (1 quake mag 1.1), Baru (1 quake mag 2.7), Black Butte (1 quake mag 1.2), Camiguin de Babuyanes (1 quake mag 2.7), Cerro Buena Vista (1 quake mag 2.7) ... [more]

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