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Earthquake report world-wide for Thursday, 2 April 2020

Friday Apr 03, 2020 00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

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

Summary: 236 quakes M2+, 149 quakes M3+, 32 quakes M4+, 5 quakes M5+ (422 total)
Magnitude 2+: 236 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 149 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 32 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 5 earthquakes
Magnitude 6+: none
Magnitude 7+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 9+: none
Total seismic energy estimate: 3.3*10^13 J (9.16 GWh / 7884 tons of TNT / 0.5 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (2 Apr 2020):


#1: M 5.4 quake: Timor Region (Indonesia) on Thu, 2 Apr 02h13
#2: M 5.2 quake: 168 Km al suroeste de Boca del Padre Ramos, Nica (Nicaragua) on Thu, 2 Apr 10h15
#3: M 5.1 quake: Colombia on Thu, 2 Apr 03h15
#4: M 5.1 quake: 58km N of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on Thu, 2 Apr 18h43
#5: M 5.1 quake: Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Thu, 2 Apr 21h42
#6: M 4.8 quake: OCEANO PACIFICO (Argentina) (Chile) on Thu, 2 Apr 02h30
#7: M 4.8 quake: New Zealand on Thu, 2 Apr 10h23
#8: M 4.8 quake: Mindanao, Philippines on Thu, 2 Apr 22h30
#9: M 4.7 quake: 152km NW of Sola, Vanuatu on Thu, 2 Apr 03h38
#10: M 4.7 quake: Southwestern Ryukyu Isl., Japan on Thu, 2 Apr 10h08

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 miércoles, 1 abr 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  2 Apr 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Thursday, Apr 02, 2020
Quakes detected near: Acigöl-Nevsehir (1 quake mag 1.3), Akyarlar (1 quake mag 2.3), Amiata (1 quake mag 1.9), Aurora-Bodie (2 quakes between mag 0.9-1.4), Black Butte (1 quake mag 1.0), Brennisteinsfjöll (3 quakes between mag 0.2-1.0) ... [more]
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  2 Apr 2020
Thursday, Apr 02, 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  1 Apr 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Wednesday, Apr 01, 2020
Quakes detected near: Askja (15 quakes between mag 0.1-2.2), Bardarbunga (8 quakes between mag 0.3-1.2), Brennisteinsfjöll (1 quake mag 1.3), Clear Lake (12 quakes between mag 0.3-2.2), Coso (17 quakes between mag 0.5-2.5), Didicas (1 quake mag 3.9) ... [more]
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  1 Apr 2020
Wednesday, Apr 01, 2020
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World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 5 during March 2020
Wednesday, Apr 01, 2020
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Summary: 6750 quakes M2+, 3245 quakes M3+, 942 quakes M4+, 135 quakes M5+, 7 quakes M6+, 1 quake M7+ (11080 total) ... [more]

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