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Earthquake reports and news:

Earthquake report world-wide for Wednesday, 1 January 2020

Thursday Jan 02, 2020 00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  2 Jan 2020
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 2 Jan 2020

Summary: 172 quakes M2+, 65 quakes M3+, 45 quakes M4+, 12 quakes M5+ (294 total)
Magnitude 2+: 172 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 65 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 45 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 12 earthquakes
Magnitude 6+: none
Magnitude 7+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 9+: none
Total seismic energy estimate: 9*10^13 J (24.9 GWh / 21403 tons of TNT / 1.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (1 Jan 2020):


#1: M 5.8 quake: New Zealand on Wed, 1 Jan 19h28
#2: M 5.5 quake: Tonga Islands Region on Wed, 1 Jan 08h31
#3: M 5.3 quake: New Zealand on Wed, 1 Jan 20h38
#4: M 5.2 quake: 58km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska (USA) on Wed, 1 Jan 15h05
#5: M 5.2 quake: New Zealand on Wed, 1 Jan 20h01
#6: M 5.1 quake: Southwest of Africa on Wed, 1 Jan 16h34
#7: M 5.1 quake: 194km WNW of Attu Station, Alaska (USA) on Wed, 1 Jan 18h10
#8: M 5.1 quake: New Zealand on Wed, 1 Jan 21h32
#9: M 5.0 quake: New Britain Region, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea) on Wed, 1 Jan 00h28
#10: M 5.0 quake: Off East Coast of Kamchatka (Russia) on Wed, 1 Jan 03h53

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, 31 dic 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  1 Jan 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Wednesday, Jan 01, 2020
Quakes detected near: Apo (1 quake mag 2.0), Brennisteinsfjöll (6 quakes between mag 0.5-1.1), Clear Lake (7 quakes between mag 0.6-1.2), Coso (15 quakes between mag 0.7-1.4), Don Joao de Castro Bank (1 quake mag 2.7), Grímsvötn (1 quake mag 1.4) ... [more]
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Tuesday, Dec 31, 2019
Quakes detected near: Cancanajag (1 quake mag 2.0), Clear Lake (12 quakes between mag 0.2-2.1), Coso (11 quakes between mag 0.8-2.2), Geysir (1 quake mag 1.3), Grímsvötn (1 quake mag 1.2), Isarog (1 quake mag 2.0) ... [more]
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Tuesday, Dec 31, 2019
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