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Earthquake report world-wide for April 2015

Friday May 01, 2015 04:00 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 5.3 during April 2015
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 5.3 during April 2015

Summary: 4106 quakes M2+, 2051 quakes M3+, 652 quakes M4+, 116 quakes M5+, 14 quakes M6+, 1 quake M7+ (6940 total)
Magnitude 2+: 4106 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 2051 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 652 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 116 earthquakes
Magnitude 6+: 14 earthquakes
Magnitude 7+: 1 earthquake
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 9+: none
Total seismic energy estimate: 3.6*10^16 J (10100 GWh / 8.7*10^6 tons of TNT / 543.1 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]

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

M 7.8 quake: Nepal on Sat, 25 Apr 06h11
M 6.7 quake: Nepal on Sun, 26 Apr 07h09
M 6.7 quake: NEPAL on Sat, 25 Apr 06h45
M 6.6 quake: New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Thu, 30 Apr 10h45
M 6.5 quake: Fiji Islands Region on Fri, 17 Apr 15h52
M 6.4 quake: TAIWAN REGION on Mon, 20 Apr 01h42
M 6.4 quake: Tonga Islands on Tue, 7 Apr 00h46
M 6.3 quake: Santa Cruz Islands on Wed, 22 Apr 22h57
M 6.2 quake: 182km WSW of Bella Bella, Canada on Fri, 24 Apr 13h56
M 6.2 quake: New Zealand on Fri, 24 Apr 03h36

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 2015

Complete earthquake list (latest and archive)

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