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Earthquake report world-wide for Tuesday, 7 January 2020

Wed, 8 Jan 2020, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  8 Jan 2020
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 8 Jan 2020

Summary: 192 quakes M2+, 80 quakes M3+, 44 quakes M4+, 7 quakes M5+, 2 quakes M6+ (325 total)
Magnitude 2+: 192 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 80 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 44 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 7 earthquakes
Magnitude 6+: 2 earthquakes
Magnitude 7+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 9+: none
Total seismic energy estimate: 3.6*10^14 J (99.6 GWh / 85732 tons of TNT / 5.4 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (7 Jan 2020):


#1: M 6.3 quake: Puerto Rico Region on Tue, 7 Jan 08h24
#2: M 6.1 quake: Northern Sumatra, Indonesia on Tue, 7 Jan 06h05
#3: M 5.8 quake: New Britain Region, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea) on Tue, 7 Jan 19h11
#4: M 5.6 quake: 1km SW of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico on Tue, 7 Jan 11h18
#5: M 5.5 quake: North of Svalbard (Greenland) on Tue, 7 Jan 04h31
#6: M 5.5 quake: Puerto Rico Region on Tue, 7 Jan 08h34
#7: M 5.2 quake: Puerto Rico Region on Tue, 7 Jan 08h50
#8: M 5.1 quake: Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea) on Tue, 7 Jan 01h38
#9: M 5.0 quake: Nicaragua on Tue, 7 Jan 19h08
#10: M 4.8 quake: South China Sea (Indonesia) on Tue, 7 Jan 08h41

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 lunes, 6 ene 2020

Complete earthquake list (latest and archive)

Previous news
Tue, 7 Jan 2020, 23:50
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  7 Jan 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Askja (8 quakes between mag 0.2-1.7), Bukit Daun (1 quake mag 3.5), Clear Lake (12 quakes between mag 0.3-1.6), Coso (6 quakes between mag 0.6-1.5), Don Joao de Castro Bank (2 quakes between mag 2.3-2.7), Grímsnes (3 quakes between mag 0.5-1.4) ... read all
Tue, 7 Jan 2020, 00:24
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  7 Jan 2020
Summary: 178 quakes M2+, 68 quakes M3+, 29 quakes M4+, 7 quakes M5+ (282 total) ... read all

 

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