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Earthquake report world-wide for April 2020

Friday May 01, 2020 00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 5 during April 2020
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 5 during April 2020
Jump to daily reports for : 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 Apr 2020
Summary: 6502 quakes M2+, 3394 quakes M3+, 1075 quakes M4+, 114 quakes M5+, 6 quakes M6+ (11091 total)
Magnitude 2+: 6502 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 3394 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 1075 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 114 earthquakes
Magnitude 6+: 6 earthquakes
Magnitude 7+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 9+: none
Total seismic energy estimate: 2.2*10^15 J (619 GWh / 5.3*10^5 tons of TNT / 33.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world during April 2020:


#1: M 6.6 quake: Bonin Islands, Japan Region on Sat, 18 Apr 08h25
#2: M 6.4 quake: Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Sun, 19 Apr 20h39
#3: M 6.3 quake: 133 Km al norte de Trujillo, Honduras on Thu, 16 Apr 08h04
#4: M 6.1 quake: New Zealand on Tue, 14 Apr 01h06
#5: M 6.1 quake: Solomon Islands (Papua New Guinea) on Sat, 25 Apr 02h53
#6: M 6.0 quake: Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Sun, 5 Apr 18h37
#7: M 5.9 quake: New Zealand on Tue, 7 Apr 11h29
#8: M 5.9 quake: Philippine Islands Region (Philippines) on Fri, 10 Apr 16h44
#9: M 5.9 quake: Mid Indian Ridge (French Southern Territories) on Sun, 12 Apr 06h57
#10: M 5.8 quake: Myanmar (Myanmar (Burma)) on Thu, 16 Apr 11h45

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 during April 2020

Complete earthquake list April 2020

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World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 5 during March 2020
Wednesday, Apr 01, 2020
Jump to daily reports for : 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31 Mar 2020
Summary: 6750 quakes M2+, 3245 quakes M3+, 942 quakes M4+, 135 quakes M5+, 7 quakes M6+, 1 quake M7+ (11080 total) ... [more]
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 5 during February 2020
Saturday, Feb 29, 2020
Jump to daily reports for : 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 Feb 2020
Summary: 6529 quakes M2+, 2263 quakes M3+, 871 quakes M4+, 114 quakes M5+, 5 quakes M6+ (9782 total) ... [more]
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 5 during January 2020
Friday, Jan 31, 2020
Jump to daily reports for : 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31 Jan 2020
Summary: 6998 quakes M2+, 2892 quakes M3+, 1115 quakes M4+, 167 quakes M5+, 12 quakes M6+, 1 quake M7+ (11185 total) ... [more]
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 6.5 during 2019
Monday, Jan 27, 2020
Summary: 26534 quakes M3+, 11022 quakes M4+, 1816 quakes M5+, 133 quakes M6+, 9 quakes M7+, 1 quake M8+ (39515 total) ... [more]
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 5 during December 2019
Tuesday, Dec 31, 2019
Jump to daily reports for : 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31 Dec 2019
Summary: 6634 quakes M2+, 2503 quakes M3+, 961 quakes M4+, 147 quakes M5+, 11 quakes M6+ (10256 total) ... [more]

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