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Earthquake report world-wide for February 2016

Tuesday Mar 01, 2016 04:00 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

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


Summary: 4407 quakes M2+, 2128 quakes M3+, 675 quakes M4+, 99 quakes M5+, 10 quakes M6+ (7319 total)
Magnitude 2+: 4407 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 2128 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 675 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 99 earthquakes
Magnitude 6+: 10 earthquakes
Magnitude 7+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 9+: none
Total seismic energy estimate: 2.1*10^15 J (578 GWh / 5*10^5 tons of TNT / 31.1 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]

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


M 6.4 quake: Solomon Islands on Mon, 8 Feb 16h19
M 6.3 quake: Taiwan on Fri, 5 Feb 19h57
M 6.3 quake: Near Coast of Central Chile on Wed, 10 Feb 00h33
M 6.2 quake: Sumba Region, Indonesia on Fri, 12 Feb 10h02
M 6.2 quake: Kermadec Islands Region on Mon, 1 Feb 19h00
M 6.1 quake: Halmahera, Indonesia on Wed, 17 Feb 17h26
M 6.1 quake: Western Indian Antarctic Ridge on Sat, 27 Feb 21h29
M 6.0 quake: Near Coast of Central Chile on Mon, 22 Feb 06h37
M 6.0 quake: Tonga Islands on Mon, 15 Feb 15h02
M 6.0 quake: New Zealand on Mon, 15 Feb 19h28

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 February 2016

Complete earthquake list (latest and archive)

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