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Earthquake report world-wide for Monday, 17 February 2020
Tuesday Feb 18, 2020 00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 18 Feb 2020Summary: 177 quakes M2+, 56 quakes M3+, 27 quakes M4+, 3 quakes M5+ (263 total)
+: 177 earthquakes
+: 56 earthquakes
+: 27 earthquakes
+: 3 earthquakes
Total seismic energy estimate: 7*10^13 J (19.3 GWh / 16621 tons of TNT / 1 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more
List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (17 Feb 2020):
#1: M 5.9 quake: New Zealand on Mon, 17 Feb 00h28
#2: M 5.5 quake: South Sandwich Islands Region on Mon, 17 Feb 05h10
#3: M 5.2 quake: Bonin Islands, Japan Region on Mon, 17 Feb 12h54
#4: M 4.7 quake: Java, Indonesia on Mon, 17 Feb 12h11
#5: M 4.7 quake: Azores-cabo De San Vicente on Mon, 17 Feb 14h20
#6: M 4.7 quake: 114km SSE of King Salmon, Alaska (USA) on Mon, 17 Feb 09h18
#7: M 4.7 quake: 66km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska (USA) on Mon, 17 Feb 03h33
#8: M 4.7 quake: 19km N of Taron, Papua New Guinea on Mon, 17 Feb 03h54
#9: M 4.6 quake: Irian Jaya, Indonesia on Mon, 17 Feb 13h50
#10: M 4.6 quake: Azores-cabo De San Vicente on Mon, 17 Feb 14h20
Number of quakes and energy released vs time
Number of quakes and energy released vs magnitude
Magnitude of quakes and energy released vs time
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