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World Earthquake Report for Wednesday, 29 July 2020

Wednesday Jul 29, 2020 23:20 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 29 Jul 2020
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 29 Jul 2020

Summary: 4 quakes 5.0+, 33 quakes 4.0+, 75 quakes 3.0+, 169 quakes 2.0+ (281 total)

Magnitude 5+: 4 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 33 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 75 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 169 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 3.8 x 1013 joules (10.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 9039 tons of TNT or 0.6 atomic bombs!) [learn more]

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (past 24 hours):


#1: M 5.6 quake: 41 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (USA) on Wed, 29 Jul 09h12
#2: M 5.0 quake: South Sandwich Islands region on Wed, 29 Jul 10h00
#3: M 5.0 quake: New Zealand on Wed, 29 Jul 13h08
#4: M 5.0 quake: Tonga Islands on Wed, 29 Jul 16h51
#5: M 4.9 quake: Central Peru on Wed, 29 Jul 09h36
#6: M 4.9 quake: 244 km N of Along, India (China) on Wed, 29 Jul 11h07
#7: M 4.9 quake: Scotia Sea on Wed, 29 Jul 17h21
#8: M 4.9 quake: 241 km N of Along, India (China) on Wed, 29 Jul 17h27
#9: M 4.8 quake: Mariana Islands (Guam) on Wed, 29 Jul 04h23
#10: M 4.8 quake: Sulawesi, Indonesia on Wed, 29 Jul 02h56

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, 28 jul 2020

Complete earthquake list (latest and archive)

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Wednesday, Jul 29, 2020
A case study showing that even tiny quakes of magnitudes well below 3 can sometimes be felt by lots of people ... read all
Wednesday, Jul 29, 2020
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 5 during July 2020
Jump to daily reports for Jul 2020: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29
Summary: 2 quakes 7.0+, 9 quakes 6.0+, 101 quakes 5.0+, 984 quakes 4.0+, 2990 quakes 3.0+, 5828 quakes 2.0+ (9914 total) ... read all
Wednesday, Jul 29, 2020
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 29 Jul 2020
Summary: 1 quake 6.0+, 1 quake 5.0+, 36 quakes 4.0+, 114 quakes 3.0+, 179 quakes 2.0+ (331 total) ... read all
Tuesday, Jul 28, 2020
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 28 Jul 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Clear Lake (21 quakes between mag 0.3-1.7), Cosigüina (5 quakes between mag 2.1-3.7), Coso (10 quakes between mag 0.4-1.5), Eldey (1 quake mag 1.4), Etna (2 quakes between mag 1.1-1.3), Eyafjallajökull (1 quake mag 1.6) ... read all
Tuesday, Jul 28, 2020
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 5 during July 2020
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Summary: 2 quakes 7.0+, 9 quakes 6.0+, 98 quakes 5.0+, 948 quakes 4.0+, 2895 quakes 3.0+, 5651 quakes 2.0+ (9603 total) ... read all

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