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Earthquake report world-wide for Sunday, 5 April 2020

Monday Apr 06, 2020 00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  6 Apr 2020
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 6 Apr 2020

Summary: 242 quakes M2+, 115 quakes M3+, 37 quakes M4+, 1 quake M5+ (395 total)
Magnitude 2+: 242 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 115 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 37 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 1 earthquake
Magnitude 6+: none
Magnitude 7+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 9+: none
Total seismic energy estimate: 5.8*10^13 J (16.2 GWh / 13955 tons of TNT / 0.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (5 Apr 2020):


#1: M 5.9 quake: Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Sun, 5 Apr 18h37
#2: M 4.9 quake: West Chile Rise on Sun, 5 Apr 02h39
#3: M 4.7 quake: Java, Indonesia on Sun, 5 Apr 00h15
#4: M 4.7 quake: New Zealand on Sun, 5 Apr 02h32
#5: M 4.7 quake: Southwestern Ryukyu Islands, Japan on Sun, 5 Apr 07h24
#6: M 4.7 quake: Assam, India on Sun, 5 Apr 17h50
#7: M 4.7 quake: Borneo (Indonesia) on Sun, 5 Apr 20h44
#8: M 4.7 quake: Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Sun, 5 Apr 22h42
#9: M 4.6 quake: Near North Coast of Irian Jaya (Indonesia) on Sun, 5 Apr 12h54
#10: M 4.6 quake: 10km ENE of Kainantu, Papua New Guinea on Sun, 5 Apr 13h26

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 sábado, 4 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  5 Apr 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Sunday, Apr 05, 2020
Quakes detected near: Amiata (1 quake mag 1.6), Askja (10 quakes between mag 0.3-2.3), Bardarbunga (1 quake mag 1.2), Biliran (1 quake mag 2.3), Clear Lake (10 quakes between mag 0.3-2.1), Coso (15 quakes between mag 0.1-1.7) ... [more]
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  5 Apr 2020
Sunday, Apr 05, 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  4 Apr 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Saturday, Apr 04, 2020
Quakes detected near: Clear Lake (13 quakes between mag 0.2-1.5), Coatepeque (1 quake mag 2.1), Coso (11 quakes between mag 0.5-2.3), Eldey (20 quakes between mag 1.0-3.3), Healy (1 quake mag 4.5), Kilauea (1 quake mag 2.1) ... [more]
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  4 Apr 2020
Saturday, Apr 04, 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  3 Apr 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Friday, Apr 03, 2020
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (1 quake mag 1.3), Apo (1 quake mag 2.5), Brennisteinsfjöll (2 quakes between mag 0.8-1.0), Cerro Tilaran (1 quake mag 2.7), Chaîne des Puys (2 quakes between mag 1.1-1.7), Clear Lake (19 quakes between mag 0.3-2.7) ... [more]

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