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Earthquake report world-wide for Friday, 27 December 2019

Saturday Dec 28, 2019 00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 28 Dec 2019
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 28 Dec 2019

Summary: 184 quakes M2+, 79 quakes M3+, 17 quakes M4+, 4 quakes M5+ (284 total)
Magnitude 2+: 184 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 79 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 17 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 4 earthquakes
Magnitude 6+: none
Magnitude 7+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 9+: none
Total seismic energy estimate: 1.5*10^13 J (4.22 GWh / 3635 tons of TNT / 0.2 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (27 Dec 2019):


#1: M 5.1 quake: Western Indian Antarctic Ridge on Fri, 27 Dec 04h53
#2: M 5.0 quake: Off East Coast Of Honshu, Japan on Fri, 27 Dec 05h10
#3: M 5.0 quake: Eastern Turkey on Fri, 27 Dec 07h02
#4: M 5.0 quake: 129km S of Buldir Island, Alaska (USA) on Fri, 27 Dec 21h43
#5: M 4.8 quake: 54km N of Grande Anse, Guadeloupe on Fri, 27 Dec 01h37
#6: M 4.7 quake: Southern Iran on Fri, 27 Dec 01h53
#7: M 4.7 quake: Zaliv Shelikhova, Russia on Fri, 27 Dec 08h57
#8: M 4.7 quake: Southwestern Ryukyu Isl., Japan on Fri, 27 Dec 23h41
#9: M 4.6 quake: 8km SSE of Lejanias, Colombia on Fri, 27 Dec 03h20
#10: M 4.5 quake: New Zealand on Fri, 27 Dec 15h24

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 jueves, 26 dic 2019

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 27 Dec 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Friday, Dec 27, 2019
Quakes detected near: Clear Lake (12 quakes between mag 0.4-1.4), Coso (7 quakes between mag 0.9-2.3), Etna (1 quake mag 1.1), Grensdalur (3 quakes between mag 0.5-1.2), Kanaga (2 quakes between mag 1.1-1.5), Kilauea (2 quakes between mag 1.8-2.0) ... [more]
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 27 Dec 2019
Friday, Dec 27, 2019
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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 26 Dec 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Thursday, Dec 26, 2019
Quakes detected near: Balatukan (1 quake mag 4.4), Bamus (1 quake mag 5.4), Buzzard Creek (1 quake mag 1.4), Clear Lake (12 quakes between mag 0.4-2.0), Coso (5 quakes between mag 0.9-2.0), Kilauea (8 quakes between mag 1.7-2.3) ... [more]
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 26 Dec 2019
Thursday, Dec 26, 2019
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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 25 Dec 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Wednesday, Dec 25, 2019
Quakes detected near: Apo (1 quake mag 2.5), Bardarbunga (1 quake mag 1.1), Clear Lake (23 quakes between mag 0.3-1.9), Coso (19 quakes between mag 0.5-2.5), Irazu (1 quake mag 2.1), Katla (1 quake mag 1.2) ... [more]

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