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Earthquake report world-wide for Thursday, 20 February 2020
Friday Feb 21, 2020 00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 21 Feb 2020Summary: 249 quakes M2+, 63 quakes M3+, 21 quakes M4+, 5 quakes M5+, 1 quake M6+ (339 total)
+: 249 earthquakes
+: 63 earthquakes
+: 21 earthquakes
+: 5 earthquakes
+: 1 earthquake
Total seismic energy estimate: 1*10^14 J (27.9 GWh / 23970 tons of TNT / 1.5 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more
List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (20 Feb 2020):
#1: M 6.0 quake: Near East Coast of Kamchatka on Thu, 20 Feb 18h57
#2: M 5.5 quake: New Zealand on Thu, 20 Feb 06h35
#3: M 5.4 quake: Mindanao, Philippines on Thu, 20 Feb 09h54
#4: M 5.2 quake: Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Thu, 20 Feb 20h24
#5: M 5.0 quake: South Sandwich Islands Region on Thu, 20 Feb 04h01
#6: M 5.0 quake: 136km E of Bouvet Island, Bouvet Island on Thu, 20 Feb 06h42
#7: M 4.8 quake: Xizang (China) on Thu, 20 Feb 18h01
#8: M 4.8 quake: Central East Pacific Rise on Thu, 20 Feb 14h10
#9: M 4.8 quake: Northern Sumatra, Indonesia on Thu, 20 Feb 20h55
#10: M 4.8 quake: New Zealand on Thu, 20 Feb 01h49
Number of quakes and energy released vs time
Number of quakes and energy released vs magnitude
Magnitude of quakes and energy released vs time
Thursday, Feb 20, 2020
Quakes detected near: Askja
(4 quakes between mag 0.4-1.1), Banahaw
(1 quake mag 2.0), Clear Lake
(19 quakes between mag 0.3-2.5), Coso
(17 quakes between mag 0.4-2.8), Grímsvötn
(4 quakes between mag 0.6-2.4), Irazu
(1 quake mag 2.9) ...
Wednesday, Feb 19, 2020
Quakes detected near: Amasing
(1 quake mag 4.4), Bardarbunga
(4 quakes between mag 0.2-1.0), Clear Lake
(12 quakes between mag 0.3-1.4), Coso
(10 quakes between mag 0.5-1.5), Grímsvötn
(4 quakes between mag 0.9-1.5), Katla
(2 quakes between mag 0.4-1.1) ...
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