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Earthquake report world-wide for Friday, 21 February 2020

Saturday Feb 22, 2020 00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 22 Feb 2020
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 22 Feb 2020

Summary: 209 quakes M2+, 60 quakes M3+, 19 quakes M4+, 2 quakes M5+ (290 total)
Magnitude 2+: 209 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 60 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 19 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 2 earthquakes
Magnitude 6+: none
Magnitude 7+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 9+: none
Total seismic energy estimate: 1.6*10^13 J (4.49 GWh / 3861 tons of TNT / 0.2 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (21 Feb 2020):


#1: M 5.2 quake: 36km SSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (USA) on Fri, 21 Feb 10h20
#2: M 5.1 quake: Southern Xinjiang, China on Fri, 21 Feb 15h39
#3: M 4.9 quake: Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Fri, 21 Feb 22h54
#4: M 4.8 quake: 142km NW of Mosquera, Colombia on Fri, 21 Feb 10h34
#5: M 4.7 quake: Sumbawa Region, Indonesia on Fri, 21 Feb 23h23
#6: M 4.7 quake: Off Coast of Northern Peru on Fri, 21 Feb 06h44
#7: M 4.7 quake: 38km SW of Tlacotepec, Mexico on Fri, 21 Feb 01h48
#8: M 4.7 quake: Sumba Region, Indonesia on Fri, 21 Feb 02h13
#9: M 4.7 quake: Java, Indonesia on Fri, 21 Feb 00h57
#10: M 4.6 quake: 13km N of Aratoca, Colombia on Fri, 21 Feb 12h35

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 jueves, 20 feb 2020

Complete earthquake list (latest and archive)

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World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 21 Feb 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Friday, Feb 21, 2020
Quakes detected near: Askja (4 quakes between mag 0.7-1.4), Bardarbunga (3 quakes between mag 0.7-1.3), Clear Lake (16 quakes between mag 0.4-1.5), Coso (6 quakes between mag 0.6-1.7), Hayes (1 quake mag 1.1), Kilauea (2 quakes between mag 1.9-2.0) ... [more]
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 21 Feb 2020
Friday, Feb 21, 2020
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World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 20 Feb 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
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) ... [more]
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 20 Feb 2020
Thursday, Feb 20, 2020
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