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Earthquake report world-wide for December 2014

Thursday Jan 01, 2015 04:00 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 5.5 during December 2014
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 5.5 during December 2014


Summary: 4443 quakes M2+, 2081 quakes M3+, 691 quakes M4+, 159 quakes M5+, 8 quakes M6+ (7382 total)
Magnitude 2+: 4443 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 2081 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 691 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 159 earthquakes
Magnitude 6+: 8 earthquakes
Magnitude 7+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 9+: none
Total seismic energy estimate: 3*10^15 J (842 GWh / 7.2*10^5 tons of TNT / 45.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world during December 2014:


M 6.6 quake: 20km ESE of Punta de Burica, Panama on Mon, 8 Dec 08h54
M 6.5 quake: Solomon Islands on Sun, 7 Dec 01h22
M 6.3 quake: Mindanao, Philippines on Tue, 2 Dec 05h11
M 6.3 quake: Northern Molucca Sea on Sun, 21 Dec 11h34
M 6.1 quake: Banda Sea on Sat, 6 Dec 22h05
M 6.1 quake: Taiwan Region on Wed, 10 Dec 21h03
M 6.1 quake: Mindanao, Philippines on Mon, 29 Dec 09h29
M 6.1 quake: 37km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji on Tue, 30 Dec 21h17
M 5.9 quake: Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Sat, 20 Dec 09h29
M 5.9 quake: West of Macquarie Island on Wed, 24 Dec 01h58

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 December 2014

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World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 6.5 during 2014
Thursday, Jan 01, 2015
Summary: 24197 quakes M3+, 8918 quakes M4+, 1857 quakes M5+, 168 quakes M6+, 18 quakes M7+, 1 quake M8+ (35159 total) ... [more]

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