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Earthquake report world-wide for January 2020
Friday Jan 31, 2020 19:00 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 5 during January 2020Summary: 6998 quakes M2+, 2892 quakes M3+, 1115 quakes M4+, 167 quakes M5+, 12 quakes M6+, 1 quake M7+ (11185 total)This report is being updated every day.
+: 6998 earthquakes
+: 2892 earthquakes
+: 1115 earthquakes
+: 167 earthquakes
+: 12 earthquakes
+: 1 earthquake
Total seismic energy estimate: 2.6*10^16 J (7222 GWh / 6.2*10^6 tons of TNT / 388.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more
List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world during January 2020:
#1: M 7.7 quake: 125km NNW of Lucea, Jamaica (Cayman Islands) on Tue, 28 Jan 19h10
#2: M 6.8 quake: Turkey on Fri, 24 Jan 17h55
#3: M 6.3 quake: Puerto Rico Region on Tue, 7 Jan 08h24
#4: M 6.3 quake: South Sandwich Islands Region on Mon, 20 Jan 06h51
#5: M 6.2 quake: Dodecanese Islands, Greece on Thu, 30 Jan 11h21
#6: M 6.2 quake: 22km E of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (USA) on Thu, 23 Jan 05h53
#7: M 6.2 quake: Solomon Islands on Mon, 27 Jan 05h02
#8: M 6.1 quake: 57km SE of East End, Cayman Islands on Tue, 28 Jan 21h55
#9: M 6.1 quake: Northern Sumatra, Indonesia on Tue, 7 Jan 06h05
#10: M 6.0 quake: Solomon Islands on Wed, 29 Jan 13h49
Number of quakes and energy released vs time
Number of quakes and energy released vs magnitude
Magnitude of quakes and energy released vs time
Monday, Jan 27, 2020
Summary: 26534 quakes M3+, 11022 quakes M4+, 1816 quakes M5+, 133 quakes M6+, 9 quakes M7+, 1 quake M8+ (39515 total)
Tuesday, Dec 31, 2019
Summary: 6634 quakes M2+, 2503 quakes M3+, 961 quakes M4+, 147 quakes M5+, 11 quakes M6+ (10256 total)
Saturday, Nov 30, 2019
Summary: 6951 quakes M2+, 2789 quakes M3+, 977 quakes M4+, 146 quakes M5+, 16 quakes M6+, 1 quake M7+ (10880 total)
Thursday, Oct 31, 2019
Summary: 6263 quakes M2+, 2600 quakes M3+, 952 quakes M4+, 125 quakes M5+, 6 quakes M6+ (9946 total)
Monday, Sep 30, 2019
Summary: 5314 quakes M2+, 2456 quakes M3+, 869 quakes M4+, 140 quakes M5+, 8 quakes M6+ (8787 total)
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Volcanoes in the Solar System
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Ambrym+Yasur volcanoes in Vanuatu
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Photos from Germany
: Germany has a large number of volcanoes - most of them extinct, but the Eifel volcanic field is still potentially active.