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Earthquake report world-wide for Wednesday, 15 April 2020

Thursday Apr 16, 2020 00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 16 Apr 2020
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 16 Apr 2020

Summary: 172 quakes M2+, 106 quakes M3+, 44 quakes M4+, 10 quakes M5+ (332 total)
Magnitude 2+: 172 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 106 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 44 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 10 earthquakes
Magnitude 6+: none
Magnitude 7+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 9+: none
Total seismic energy estimate: 8.3*10^13 J (23.2 GWh / 19924 tons of TNT / 1.2 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (15 Apr 2020):


#1: M 5.7 quake: Northern Colombia on Wed, 15 Apr 10h59
#2: M 5.6 quake: Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Wed, 15 Apr 21h03
#3: M 5.3 quake: 97 Km al suroeste de Puerto Arista, México (Mexico) on Wed, 15 Apr 09h44
#4: M 5.2 quake: 127 km al SUROESTE de TONALA, CHIS (Mexico) on Wed, 15 Apr 10h44
#5: M 5.0 quake: Santiago Del Estero Prov., Argentina on Wed, 15 Apr 01h15
#6: M 5.0 quake: Philippine Islands Region (Philippines) on Wed, 15 Apr 02h01
#7: M 5.0 quake: Offshore NE of Bowen, QLD (Australia) on Wed, 15 Apr 07h11
#8: M 5.0 quake: Ryukyu Islands, Japan on Wed, 15 Apr 07h28
#9: M 5.0 quake: 49 Km al noroeste de Rosario, Costa Rica on Wed, 15 Apr 13h30
#10: M 5.0 quake: New Ireland Region, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea) on Wed, 15 Apr 22h42

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 martes, 14 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 15 Apr 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Wednesday, Apr 15, 2020
Quakes detected near: Aurora-Bodie (1 quake mag 1.8), Bardarbunga (8 quakes between mag 0.1-1.3), Baru (1 quake mag 3.1), Cerro Singüil (1 quake mag 2.1), Clear Lake (12 quakes between mag 0.4-1.7), Coso (22 quakes between mag 0.4-1.4) ... [more]
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 15 Apr 2020
Wednesday, Apr 15, 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 14 Apr 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Tuesday, Apr 14, 2020
Quakes detected near: Aurora-Bodie (1 quake mag 1.3), Bardarbunga (3 quakes between mag 0.5-1.0), Clear Lake (12 quakes between mag 0.6-1.2), Coso (13 quakes between mag 0.1-3.3), Grímsvötn (2 quakes between mag 1.1-1.7), Kilauea (2 quakes between mag 1.9-2.9) ... [more]
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 14 Apr 2020
Tuesday, Apr 14, 2020
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