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Earthquake report world-wide for Wednesday, 8 January 2020

Thursday Jan 09, 2020 00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  9 Jan 2020
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 9 Jan 2020

Summary: 173 quakes M2+, 69 quakes M3+, 43 quakes M4+, 3 quakes M5+ (288 total)
Magnitude 2+: 173 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 69 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 43 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 3 earthquakes
Magnitude 6+: none
Magnitude 7+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 9+: none
Total seismic energy estimate: 2.8*10^13 J (7.69 GWh / 6617 tons of TNT / 0.4 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (8 Jan 2020):


#1: M 5.2 quake: Chile-Bolivia Border Region on Wed, 8 Jan 08h47
#2: M 5.1 quake: Pacific-Antarctic Ridge on Wed, 8 Jan 07h29
#3: M 5.0 quake: Southern Iran on Wed, 8 Jan 02h20
#4: M 4.9 quake: 48km E of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands on Wed, 8 Jan 02h27
#5: M 4.9 quake: Off East Coast Of Honshu, Japan on Wed, 8 Jan 02h57
#6: M 4.9 quake: Mindanao, Philippines on Wed, 8 Jan 04h11
#7: M 4.9 quake: Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Wed, 8 Jan 09h47
#8: M 4.9 quake: Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Wed, 8 Jan 19h54
#9: M 4.8 quake: Leeward Islands (Dominica) on Wed, 8 Jan 14h01
#10: M 4.8 quake: Sumba Region, Indonesia on Wed, 8 Jan 17h41

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, 7 ene 2020

Complete earthquake list (latest and archive)

Previous news
Wednesday, Jan 08, 2020
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  8 Jan 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Clear Lake (17 quakes between mag 0.3-1.4), Coso (17 quakes between mag 0.3-1.5), Cuernos de Negros (1 quake mag 3.3), El Hierro (1 quake mag 1.9), Grensdalur (2 quakes between mag 1.0-1.6), Katla (2 quakes between mag 0.6-1.5) ... read all
Wednesday, Jan 08, 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) ... read all
Tuesday, Jan 07, 2020
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

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