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Earthquake report world-wide for Saturday, 21 December 2019
Sunday Dec 22, 2019 00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 22 Dec 2019Summary: 227 quakes M2+, 89 quakes M3+, 33 quakes M4+, 7 quakes M5+ (356 total)
+: 227 earthquakes
+: 89 earthquakes
+: 33 earthquakes
+: 7 earthquakes
Total seismic energy estimate: 2.9*10^13 J (7.98 GWh / 6866 tons of TNT / 0.4 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more
List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (21 Dec 2019):
#1: M 5.1 quake: Near Coast of Guatemala on Sat, 21 Dec 02h05
#2: M 5.1 quake: Southern Mid-atlantic Ridge on Sat, 21 Dec 02h33
#3: M 5.1 quake: New Zealand on Sat, 21 Dec 15h43
#4: M 5.0 quake: Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge on Sat, 21 Dec 02h25
#5: M 5.0 quake: Tonga Islands on Sat, 21 Dec 04h18
#6: M 5.0 quake: Drake Passage (Chile) on Sat, 21 Dec 20h34
#7: M 5.0 quake: New Zealand on Sat, 21 Dec 21h25
#8: M 4.9 quake: Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge on Sat, 21 Dec 21h16
#9: M 4.8 quake: Mindanao, Philippines on Sat, 21 Dec 10h44
#10: M 4.7 quake: Bismarck Sea (Papua New Guinea) on Sat, 21 Dec 02h07
Number of quakes and energy released vs time
Number of quakes and energy released vs magnitude
Magnitude of quakes and energy released vs time
Saturday, Dec 21, 2019
Quakes detected near: Apo
(2 quakes between mag 2.7-2.7), Cabalian
(1 quake mag 2.1), Clear Lake
(15 quakes between mag 0.3-2.0), Coso
(19 quakes between mag 0.3-2.5), Etna
(1 quake mag 2.5), Hualalai
(1 quake mag 2.3) ...
Friday, Dec 20, 2019
Quakes detected near: Askja
(3 quakes between mag 0.4-1.1), Buzzard Creek
(1 quake mag 1.6), Clear Lake
(20 quakes between mag 0.2-1.6), Coso
(45 quakes between mag 0.4-3.1), Hayes
(1 quake mag 1.2), Katla
(2 quakes between mag 0.2-1.1) ...
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