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World Earthquake Report for Tuesday, 29 December 2020

Wed, 30 Dec 2020, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 30 Dec 2020
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 30 Dec 2020

Summary: 1 quake 6.0+, 5 quakes 5.0+, 41 quakes 4.0+, 140 quakes 3.0+, 242 quakes 2.0+ (429 total)
Global seismic activity level on 29 December 2020: HIGH

Magnitude 6+: 1 earthquake
Magnitude 5+: 5 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 41 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 140 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 242 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 7 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 3.2 x 1014 joules (88.9 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 76480 tons of TNT or 4.8 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (29 Dec 2020):

#1: 6.4 quake Grad Sisak, 2.9 km northeast of Petrinja, Grad Petrinja, Sisak-Moslavina, Croatia, 29 Dec 12:19 pm (GMT +1)
#2: 5.7 quake North Pacific Ocean, 135 mi west of Coos Bay, Coos County, Oregon, USA, 28 Dec 11:10 pm (GMT -8)
#3: 5.4 quake Provincia di Brescia, 21 km northeast of Cremona, Provincia di Cremona, Lombardy, Italy, 29 December 2020 11:20 UTC
#4: 5.3 quake Solomon Sea, 52 km southwest of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New Guinea, 29 Dec 5:23 pm (GMT +11)
#5: 5.3 quake Philippines Sea, 19 km south of Sarangani, Davao Occidental, Philippines, 30 Dec 12:21 am (GMT +8)
#6: 5.3 quake South Atlantic Ocean 29 Dec 10:34 pm (GMT -1)
#7: 4.9 quake 43 km west of Taksimo, Maysky District, Buryatiya Republic, Russia, 29 Dec 8:31 am (GMT +8)
#8: 4.9 quake Solomon Sea, 64 km southwest of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New Guinea, 29 Dec 5:13 pm (GMT +11)
#9: 4.9 quake Solomon Sea, 53 km southwest of Torokina Islet Island, Bougainville, Papua New Guinea, 29 Dec 5:19 pm (GMT +11)
#10: 4.9 quake Molucca Sea, 69 km northwest of Pulau Deherete Island, North Maluku, Indonesia, 29 Dec 7:08 pm (GMT +9)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 6.4 quake Grad Sisak, 2.9 km northeast of Petrinja, Grad Petrinja, Sisak-Moslavina, Croatia, 29 Dec 12:19 pm (GMT +1) - 5259 reports
#2: 4.4 quake 3.9 km southeast of Isola della Scala, Provincia di Verona, Veneto, Italy, 29 Dec 3:36 pm (GMT +1) - 228 reports
#3: 4.4 quake 1.4 km east of Gora, Grad Petrinja, Sisak-Moslavina, Croatia, 29 Dec 1:34 pm (GMT +1) - 160 reports
#4: 3.9 quake 1.5 km northeast of Strašnik, Grad Petrinja, Sisak-Moslavina, Croatia, 29 Dec 6:57 pm (GMT +1) - 146 reports
#5: 3.9 quake 1.6 km east of Letovanić, Lekenik, Sisak-Moslavina, Croatia, 29 Dec 6:29 pm (GMT +1) - 99 reports
#6: 5.7 quake North Pacific Ocean, 135 mi west of Coos Bay, Coos County, Oregon, USA, 28 Dec 11:10 pm (GMT -8) - 56 reports
#7: 3.0 quake 0.7 km northeast of Pecki, Grad Petrinja, Sisak-Moslavina, Croatia, 29 Dec 12:43 pm (GMT +1) - 51 reports
#8: 3.7 quake 4.6 km northwest of Mala Gorica, Grad Petrinja, Sisak-Moslavina, Croatia, 29 Dec 7:21 pm (GMT +1) - 43 reports
#9: 3.7 quake 1.6 km northeast of Lijevi Degoj, Pokupsko, Zagreb County, Croatia, 29 Dec 1:00 pm (GMT +1) - 41 reports
#10: 5.4 quake Provincia di Brescia, 21 km northeast of Cremona, Provincia di Cremona, Lombardy, Italy, 29 December 2020 11:20 UTC - 30 reports
#11: 3.8 quake 1.5 km northwest of Novo Selište, Grad Petrinja, Sisak-Moslavina, Croatia, 29 Dec 8:31 pm (GMT +1) - 27 reports
#12: 4.1 quake 0.8 km northeast of Las Lagunitas, Provincia de Los Santos, Panama, 28 Dec 9:54 pm (GMT -5) - 26 reports
#13: 2.0 quake 4.3 mi northwest of Dalton, Whitfield County, Georgia, USA, 29 Dec 8:40 am (GMT -5) - 18 reports
#14: 3.0 quake 12 mi east of Sammamish, King County, Washington, USA, 29 Dec 6:36 am (GMT -8) - 17 reports
#15: 3.1 quake 2.3 km north of Gora, Grad Petrinja, Sisak-Moslavina, Croatia, 29 Dec 9:23 pm (GMT +1) - 13 reports
#16: 3.4 quake 0.6 km southeast of Novi Farkašić, Grad Petrinja, Sisak-Moslavina, Croatia, 29 Dec 12:40 pm (GMT +1) - 13 reports
#17: 5.3 quake Philippines Sea, 19 km south of Sarangani, Davao Occidental, Philippines, 30 Dec 12:21 am (GMT +8) - 12 reports
#18: 3.2 quake 1.3 km south of Kutina, Grad Kutina, Sisak-Moslavina, Croatia, 29 Dec 1:19 am (GMT +1) - 10 reports
#19: 2.1 quake 3.4 km northwest of Riedlingen, Tübingen Region, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, 29 Dec 11:55 am (GMT +1) - 10 reports
#20: 3.7 quake 4.3 km southeast of Goni Askyfou, Chania, Crete, Greece, 29 Dec 7:20 pm (GMT +2) - 10 reports
#21: 3.4 quake 5.3 km southeast of Isola della Scala, Provincia di Verona, Veneto, Italy, 29 Dec 2:02 pm (GMT +1) - 9 reports
#22: 4.9 quake Cautín Province, 13 km south of Pucon, Provincia de Cautin, Region de la Araucania, Chile, 29 Dec 4:29 pm (GMT -3) - 7 reports
#23: 4.6 quake Cachapoal, 8.5 km east of Rengo, Provincia de Cachapoal, O'Higgins Region, Chile, 29 Dec 2:31 pm (GMT -3) - 6 reports
#24: 3.1 quake Karbinci, 14 km east of Shtip, Macedonia, 29 Dec 12:34 pm (GMT +1) - 6 reports
#25: 3.1 quake 1.7 km south of San Colombano al Lambro, Mailand, Lombardy, Italy, 29 Dec 2:02 pm (GMT +1) - 5 reports
#26: 4.7 quake 5.7 km northwest of Letovanić, Lekenik, Sisak-Moslavina, Croatia, 29 Dec 2020 12:23 - 5 reports
#27: 4.8 quake Eastern Mediterranean, 20 km south of Fokia, Crete, Greece, 29 Dec 10:06 am (GMT +2) - 5 reports
#28: 4.8 quake 63 km west of Tuatapere, Southland District, New Zealand, 30 Dec 6:33 am (GMT +13) - 4 reports
#29: 2.3 quake 1.8 km east of Donje Taborište, Grad Glina, Sisak-Moslavina, Croatia, 29 Dec 9:43 pm (GMT +1) - 4 reports
#30: 2.8 quake 0.7 km southwest of Pecki, Grad Petrinja, Sisak-Moslavina, Croatia, 29 Dec 1:19 am (GMT +1) - 4 reports
#31: 3.1 quake 0.8 km north of Stari Brod, Lekenik, Sisak-Moslavina, Croatia, 29 Dec 2:01 pm (GMT +1) - 4 reports
#32: 3.6 quake 8.8 km southwest of Strašnik, Grad Petrinja, Sisak-Moslavina, Croatia, 29 Dec 1:43 pm (GMT +1) - 4 reports
#33: 3.8 quake Municipio de San Martin Jilotepeque, Departamento de Chimaltenango, 10.7 km northwest of San Juan Sacatepéquez, Municipio de San Juan Sacatepéquez, Departamento de Guatemala, 29 Dec 2:05 am (GMT -6) - 4 reports
#34: 2.6 quake 1.2 km northeast of Novo Selo Glinsko, Grad Glina, Sisak-Moslavina, Croatia, 29 Dec 10:59 pm (GMT +1) - 4 reports
#35: 2.8 quake 0.4 km southeast of Pontegrande, Provincia di Verona, Veneto, Italy, 29 Dec 2:44 pm (GMT +1) - 3 reports
#36: 2.5 quake 1.7 km southeast of Gladovec Kravarski, Kravarsko, Zagreb County, Croatia, 29 Dec 11:35 pm (GMT +1) - 3 reports
#37: 3.1 quake 3.8 Km N of Geirfuglasker, Iceland, 29 Dec 11:16 am (GMT +0) - 3 reports
#38: 3.0 quake Adriatic Sea, 6.2 km west of Komiža, Split-Dalmatia, Croatia, 29 December 2020 04:18 UTC - 3 reports
#39: 3.4 quake 1.7 km southwest of Strašnik, Grad Petrinja, Sisak-Moslavina, Croatia, 29 Dec 9:07 pm (GMT +1) - 3 reports
#40: 3.2 quake North Pacific Ocean, 126 mi west of Coos Bay, Coos County, Oregon, USA, 29 Dec 2:14 am (GMT -8) - 2 reports
#41: 2.2 quake 18 mi north of Barstow, San Bernardino County, California, USA, 29 Dec 6:05 am (GMT -8) - 2 reports
#42: 3.3 quake 0.6 km northeast of Stupnički Obrež, Stupnik, Zagreb County, Croatia, 29 Dec 5:21 pm (GMT +1) - 2 reports
#43: 2.4 quake 6.6 km east of Pinoso, Alicante, Valencia, Spain, 30 Dec 12:05 am (GMT +1) - 2 reports

Earthquake stats:

Number of quakes and energy released vs time
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Number of quakes and energy vs magnitude
Magnitude of quakes and energy released vs time
Magnitude of quakes and energy vs time

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