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Earthquake report world-wide for January 2020

Wednesday Jan 22, 2020 19:00 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 5 during January 2020
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 5 during January 2020
Jump to daily reports for : 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 Jan 2020
Summary: 4269 quakes M2+, 1795 quakes M3+, 760 quakes M4+, 107 quakes M5+, 6 quakes M6+ (6937 total)
This report is being updated every day.
Magnitude 2+: 4269 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 1795 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 760 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 107 earthquakes
Magnitude 6+: 6 earthquakes
Magnitude 7+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 9+: none
Total seismic energy estimate: 1.6*10^15 J (450 GWh / 3.9*10^5 tons of TNT / 24.2 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world during January 2020:


#1: M 6.3 quake: Puerto Rico Region on Tue, 7 Jan 08h24
#2: M 6.3 quake: South Sandwich Islands Region on Mon, 20 Jan 06h51
#3: M 6.1 quake: Northern Sumatra, Indonesia on Tue, 7 Jan 06h05
#4: M 6.0 quake: Eastern Siberia, Russia on Thu, 9 Jan 08h38
#5: M 6.0 quake: Near North Coast of Irian Jaya (Indonesia) on Sat, 18 Jan 16h38
#6: M 6.0 quake: Minahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi (Indonesia) on Sun, 19 Jan 16h58
#7: M 5.9 quake: Ascension Island Region on Fri, 17 Jan 06h37
#8: M 5.9 quake: Southern Xinjiang, China on Sun, 19 Jan 13h27
#9: M 5.8 quake: New Zealand on Wed, 1 Jan 19h28
#10: M 5.8 quake: 13km SSE of Indios, Puerto Rico on Mon, 6 Jan 10h32

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 2020

Complete earthquake list January 2020

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Tuesday, Dec 31, 2019
Jump to daily reports for : 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31 Dec 2019
Summary: 6634 quakes M2+, 2503 quakes M3+, 961 quakes M4+, 147 quakes M5+, 11 quakes M6+ (10256 total) ... [more]
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 5 during November 2019
Saturday, Nov 30, 2019
Jump to daily reports for : 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 Nov 2019
Summary: 6951 quakes M2+, 2789 quakes M3+, 977 quakes M4+, 146 quakes M5+, 16 quakes M6+, 1 quake M7+ (10880 total) ... [more]
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 5 during October 2019
Thursday, Oct 31, 2019
Jump to daily reports for : 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31 Oct 2019
Summary: 6263 quakes M2+, 2600 quakes M3+, 952 quakes M4+, 125 quakes M5+, 6 quakes M6+ (9946 total) ... [more]
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 5 during September 2019
Monday, Sep 30, 2019
Jump to daily reports for : 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 Sep 2019
Summary: 5314 quakes M2+, 2456 quakes M3+, 869 quakes M4+, 140 quakes M5+, 8 quakes M6+ (8787 total) ... [more]
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 5 during August 2019
Saturday, Aug 31, 2019
Jump to daily reports for : 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31 Aug 2019
Summary: 5220 quakes M2+, 2325 quakes M3+, 790 quakes M4+, 125 quakes M5+, 9 quakes M6+ (8469 total) ... [more]

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