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Earthquake report world-wide for Monday, 22 Apr 2019

Monday Apr 22, 2019 23:20 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 22 Apr 2019
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 22 Apr 2019


Summary: 153 quakes M2+, 68 quakes M3+, 40 quakes M4+, 6 quakes M5+, 1 quake M6+ (268 total)
Magnitude 2+: 153 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 68 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 40 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 6 earthquakes
Magnitude 6+: 1 earthquake
Magnitude 7+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 9+: none
Total seismic energy estimate: 1.2*10^14 J (33.3 GWh / 28636 tons of TNT / 1.8 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]

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


M 6.0 quake: Luzon, Philippines on Mon, 22 Apr 09h11
M 5.7 quake: South Sandwich Islands Region (South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands) on Mon, 22 Apr 14h49
M 5.3 quake: Vancouver Island, Canada Region on Mon, 22 Apr 21h44
M 5.2 quake: Off East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Mon, 22 Apr 17h45
M 5.2 quake: Near Coast of Guerrero, Mexico on Mon, 22 Apr 20h15
M 5.0 quake: Tonga Islands on Mon, 22 Apr 02h06
M 5.0 quake: Sumbawa Region, Indonesia on Mon, 22 Apr 06h49
M 4.9 quake: 100km NE of Hihifo, Tonga (Samoa) on Mon, 22 Apr 13h11
M 4.9 quake: New Zealand on Mon, 22 Apr 16h07
M 4.9 quake: Chile-Argentina Border Region on Mon, 22 Apr 18h29

Largest 20 quakes past 24 hours

Largest 20 quakes on Sunday, 21 Apr 2019

Complete earthquake list (latest and archive)

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Monday, Apr 22, 2019
How much energy is involved largely depends on the magnitude of the quake: larger quakes release much, much more energy than smaller quakes. See examples and comparison of seismic energy with some familiar values. [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 21 Apr 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Sunday, Apr 21, 2019
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (2 quakes between mag 2.3-2.5), Bardarbunga (3 quakes between mag 0.2-1.2), Clear Lake (15 quakes between mag 0.6-2.2), Coso (5 quakes between mag 0.5-1.8), Grensdalur (2 quakes between mag 0.6-1.3), Grímsvötn (2 quakes between mag 1.1-1.2) ... [more]

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