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Monthly / yearly earthquake reports:
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 2015Summary: 4686 quakes M2+, 2094 quakes M3+, 716 quakes M4+, 141 quakes M5+, 6 quakes M6+ (7643 total)
+: 4686 earthquakes
+: 2094 earthquakes
+: 716 earthquakes
+: 141 earthquakes
+: 6 earthquakes
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 03h47M 6.6 quake: 245km S of Punta de Burica, Panama on Wed, 7 Jan 05h07M 6.1 quake: Fiji Islands Region on Wed, 28 Jan 02h43M 6.0 quake: New Zealand on Mon, 5 Jan 17h48M 6.0 quake: Southeast of Easter Island on Wed, 7 Jan 03h06M 6.0 quake: Southeast of Loyalty Islands on Fri, 30 Jan 17h57M 5.9 quake: New Zealand on Wed, 28 Jan 02h43M 5.8 quake: Luzon, Philippines on Sat, 10 Jan 19h32M 5.8 quake: 5km SSW of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska on Sun, 18 Jan 04h47M 5.8 quake: Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G. on Wed, 21 Jan 20h08
Number of quakes and energy released vs time
Number of quakes and energy released vs magnitude
Magnitude of quakes and energy released vs time
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 on VolcanoDiscovery:
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Latest quakes in Greece
: Greece has a lot of earthquake activity, but most of them occur around the margin of the Aegean microplate. The Cycladic islands are located in its center and therefore seismically comparably quiet.
Volcano Videos on YouTube
: Our YouTube channel: volcanic activity world-wide shown through videos taken during our volcano tours and expeditions complimented by some time-lapse videos from webcams.