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Earthquake report world-wide for 2018
Wednesday Jan 02, 2019 02:46 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 6.5 during 2018Summary: 16841 quakes M3+, 7699 quakes M4+, 1702 quakes M5+, 118 quakes M6+, 16 quakes M7+, 1 quake M8+ (26377 total)
+: 16841 earthquakes
+: 7699 earthquakes
+: 1702 earthquakes
+: 118 earthquakes
+: 16 earthquakes
+: 1 earthquake
Total seismic energy estimate: 2.7*10^17 J (75489 GWh / 6.5*10^7 tons of TNT / 4059.5 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more
List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world during 2018:
#1: M 8.1 quake: Fiji Islands Region on Sun, 19 Aug 00h19
#2: M 7.9 quake: 292km SE of Kodiak, Alaska on Tue, 23 Jan 09h31
#3: M 7.8 quake: Fiji Islands on Thu, 6 Sep 15h49
#4: M 7.5 quake: North of Honduras on Wed, 10 Jan 02h51
#5: M 7.4 quake: Minahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi on Fri, 28 Sep 10h02
#6: M 7.4 quake: Southeast of Loyalty Islands on Wed, 5 Dec 04h18
#7: M 7.4 quake: South Sandwich Islands Region on Tue, 11 Dec 02h26
#8: M 7.3 quake: New Guinea, Papua New Guinea on Sun, 25 Feb 17h44
#9: M 7.3 quake: 83km W of Nikol'skoye, Russia on Thu, 20 Dec 17h01
#10: M 7.1 quake: Near Coast of Peru on Sun, 14 Jan 09h18
Number of quakes and energy released vs time
Number of quakes and energy released vs magnitude
Magnitude of quakes and energy released vs time
Tuesday, Jan 01, 2019
Summary: 16841 quakes M3+, 7699 quakes M4+, 1702 quakes M5+, 118 quakes M6+, 16 quakes M7+, 1 quake M8+ (26377 total)
Tuesday, Jan 01, 2019
Summary: 5455 quakes M2+, 1273 quakes M3+, 776 quakes M4+, 169 quakes M5+, 8 quakes M6+, 4 quakes M7+ (7685 total)
Monday, Dec 31, 2018
Quakes detected near: Clear Lake
(6 quakes between mag 0.8-1.6), Coso
(1 quake mag 1.7), Etna
(3 quakes between mag 1.5-2.4), Grensdalur
(4 quakes between mag 0.9-1.3), Grímsvötn
(1 quake mag 1.1), Katla
(2 quakes between mag 0.6-1.7) ...
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