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Earthquake report world-wide for January 2015

Sunday Feb 01, 2015 04:00 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 5.5 during January 2015
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 5.5 during January 2015


Summary: 4686 quakes M2+, 2094 quakes M3+, 716 quakes M4+, 141 quakes M5+, 6 quakes M6+ (7643 total)
Magnitude 2+: 4686 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 2094 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 716 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 141 earthquakes
Magnitude 6+: 6 earthquakes
Magnitude 7+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 9+: none
Total seismic energy estimate: 2.8*10^15 J (790 GWh / 6.8*10^5 tons of TNT / 42.5 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world during January 2015:


M 6.8 quake: 84km NNE of Port-Vila, Vanuatu on Fri, 23 Jan 03h47
M 6.6 quake: 245km S of Punta de Burica, Panama on Wed, 7 Jan 05h07
M 6.1 quake: Fiji Islands Region on Wed, 28 Jan 02h43
M 6.0 quake: New Zealand on Mon, 5 Jan 17h48
M 6.0 quake: Southeast of Easter Island on Wed, 7 Jan 03h06
M 6.0 quake: Southeast of Loyalty Islands on Fri, 30 Jan 17h57
M 5.9 quake: New Zealand on Wed, 28 Jan 02h43
M 5.8 quake: Luzon, Philippines on Sat, 10 Jan 19h32
M 5.8 quake: 5km SSW of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska on Sun, 18 Jan 04h47
M 5.8 quake: Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G. on Wed, 21 Jan 20h08

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 January 2015

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