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Past earthquakes worldwide: 2020 - list, stats and map

Updated: Dec 9, 2022 12:31 GMT -
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Quakes in 2020:

  • 8 quakes above magnitude 7
  • 116 quakes between magnitude 6 and 7
  • 1689 quakes between magnitude 5 and 6
  • 12720 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
  • 38964 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 85253 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
  • 208257 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
In 2020, there were 8 quakes of magnitude 7.0 or above, 116 quakes between 6.0 and 7.0, 1689 quakes between 5.0 and 6.0, 12720 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0, 38964 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 85253 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. There were also 208257 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

Strongest quake: Mag. 7.8 | 31 mi E of Simeonof Island, Aleutians East, Alaska, USA -

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Showing quakes magnitude 5.7 or higher (269 out of 347007 quakes, show more):
Date and timeMag
Depth
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Tuesday, December 29, 2020 GMT (4 quakes)
Dec 29, 2020 23:34 GMT
Dec 29, 2020 10:34 pm (GMT -1)
5.8

10 km
Central Mid Atlantic Ridge More
Dec 29, 2020 11:19 GMT
6.2

15 km
Croatia More
Dec 29, 2020 11:19 GMT
Dec 29, 2020 12:19 pm (GMT +1)
6.4

10 km
Petrinja, Central Croatia 6483 reportsMore
Dec 29, 2020 07:10 GMT
Dec 28, 2020 11:10 pm (GMT -8)
5.7

10 km
Off the Coast of Oregon, USA 27 reportsMore
Sunday, December 27, 2020 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 27, 2020 21:39 GMT
Dec 27, 2020 4:39 pm (GMT -5)
6.7

27 km
144 Km Al O De Toltén, Chile 89 reportsMore
Dec 27, 2020 07:11 GMT
Dec 27, 2020 2:11 am (GMT -5)
6.0

41 km
36 Km Al Sur-SO De Chala, Caravelí - Arequipa, Peru 4 reportsMore
Thursday, December 24, 2020 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 24, 2020 23:43 GMT
Dec 25, 2020 7:43 am (GMT +8)
6.3

121 km
- 1 km SSW of Calatagan, Philippines 1036 reportsMore
Wednesday, December 23, 2020 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 23, 2020 18:11 GMT
Dec 24, 2020 3:11 am (GMT +9)
6.0

10 km
W. Caroline Islands, Micronesia, Palau 81 reportsMore
Monday, December 21, 2020 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 21, 2020 17:08 GMT
Dec 22, 2020 6:08 am (GMT +13)
5.7

10 km
- 237 km SSE of Alo, Wallis and Futuna 1 reportMore
Sunday, December 20, 2020 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 20, 2020 17:23 GMT
Dec 21, 2020 3:23 am (GMT +10)
6.3

35 km
NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN 10 reportsMore
Tuesday, December 15, 2020 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 15, 2020 23:21 GMT
Dec 16, 2020 7:21 am (GMT +8)
6.2

24 km
Mindanao, Philippines 62 reportsMore
Monday, December 14, 2020 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 14, 2020 19:35 GMT
Dec 14, 2020 7:35 pm (GMT +0)
5.8

10 km
Norwegian Sea, Svalbard & Jan Mayen More
Dec 14, 2020 15:20 GMT
Dec 14, 2020 12:20 pm (GMT -3)
6.0

109 km
77 Km Al N De Calama, Chile 17 reportsMore
Thursday, December 10, 2020 GMT (3 quakes)
Dec 10, 2020 20:48 GMT
Dec 11, 2020 9:48 am (GMT +13)
5.9

10 km
TONGA 1 reportMore
Dec 10, 2020 20:42 GMT
Dec 10, 2020 8:42 am (GMT -12)
6.3

33 km
New Zealand 3 reportsMore
Dec 10, 2020 13:19 GMT
Dec 10, 2020 9:19 pm (GMT +8)
6.1

67 km
- 26 km E of Yilan, Taiwan 98 reportsMore
Sunday, December 6, 2020 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 6, 2020 16:47 GMT
Dec 6, 2020 1:47 pm (GMT -3)
6.1

108 km
31 Km Al NE De Pica, Chile 31 reportsMore
Saturday, December 5, 2020 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 5, 2020 08:08 GMT
Dec 5, 2020 5:08 pm (GMT +9)
5.7

10 km
Banda Sea, Indonesia 2 reportsMore
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 GMT (3 quakes)
Dec 1, 2020 20:52 GMT
Dec 2, 2020 6:52 am (GMT +10)
6.0

10 km
Balleny Islands Region More
Dec 1, 2020 16:35 GMT
Dec 1, 2020 6:35 am (GMT -10)
5.7

10 km
South of Alaska, USA 1 reportMore
Dec 1, 2020 16:22 GMT
Dec 1, 2020 7:22 am (GMT -9)
6.4

23 km
40 Km E of Nikolski, Alaska, USA 2 reportsMore
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.3 x 1017 joules (35592 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3.1 x 107 tons of TNT or 1914 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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