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Earthquake report world-wide for January 2016

Monday Feb 01, 2016 04:00 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 5.2 during January 2016
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 5.2 during January 2016


Summary: 4814 quakes M2+, 2497 quakes M3+, 676 quakes M4+, 120 quakes M5+, 13 quakes M6+, 2 quakes M7+ (8122 total)
Magnitude 2+: 4814 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 2497 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 676 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 120 earthquakes
Magnitude 6+: 13 earthquakes
Magnitude 7+: 2 earthquakes
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 9+: none
Total seismic energy estimate: 1.1*10^16 J (3035 GWh / 2.6*10^6 tons of TNT / 163.2 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world during January 2016:


M 7.2 quake: Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia on Sat, 30 Jan 03h25
M 7.1 quake: 83km E of Old Iliamna, Alaska on Sun, 24 Jan 10h30
M 6.7 quake: Myanmar-India Border Region on Sun, 3 Jan 23h05
M 6.6 quake: Off Coast of Jalisco, Mexico on Thu, 21 Jan 18h06
M 6.6 quake: HOKKAIDO, JAPAN REGION on Thu, 14 Jan 03h25
M 6.5 quake: Talaud Islands, Indonesia on Mon, 11 Jan 16h38
M 6.3 quake: Strait of Gibraltar on Mon, 25 Jan 04h22
M 6.3 quake: Western Indian Antarctic Ridge on Fri, 1 Jan 02h00
M 6.3 quake: Strait of Gibraltar on Mon, 25 Jan 04h22
M 6.2 quake: Hokkaido, Japan Region on Mon, 11 Jan 17h08

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 2016

Complete earthquake list (latest and archive)

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World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 6.5 during 2015
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Summary: 24462 quakes M3+, 8466 quakes M4+, 1641 quakes M5+, 136 quakes M6+, 15 quakes M7+, 1 quake M8+ (34721 total) ... [more]

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