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Earthquake report world-wide for March 2015

Wednesday Apr 01, 2015 04:00 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

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


Summary: 4016 quakes M2+, 1910 quakes M3+, 604 quakes M4+, 125 quakes M5+, 13 quakes M6+, 1 quake M7+ (6669 total)
Magnitude 2+: 4016 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 1910 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 604 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 125 earthquakes
Magnitude 6+: 13 earthquakes
Magnitude 7+: 1 earthquake
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 9+: none
Total seismic energy estimate: 1.1*10^16 J (3116 GWh / 2.7*10^6 tons of TNT / 167.5 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]

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


M 7.4 quake: New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Sun, 29 Mar 23h48
M 6.6 quake: New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Mon, 30 Mar 00h15
M 6.5 quake: 99km ENE of Hihifo, Tonga on Mon, 30 Mar 08h48
M 6.4 quake: 109km NE of Hihifo, Tonga on Mon, 30 Mar 08h18
M 6.4 quake: Northern Chile on Mon, 23 Mar 04h51
M 6.2 quake: Northern Molucca Sea on Tue, 17 Mar 22h12
M 6.2 quake: NORTHERN COLOMBIA on Tue, 10 Mar 20h55
M 6.2 quake: Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Tue, 3 Mar 10h37
M 6.1 quake: Near Coast of Central Chile on Wed, 18 Mar 18h27
M 6.0 quake: NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G. on Tue, 31 Mar 12h18

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 March 2015

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