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Earthquake report world-wide for March 2020
Tuesday Mar 31, 2020 18:00 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 5 during March 2020Summary: 6662 quakes M2+, 3184 quakes M3+, 915 quakes M4+, 132 quakes M5+, 6 quakes M6+, 1 quake M7+ (10900 total)This report is being updated every day.
+: 6662 earthquakes
+: 3184 earthquakes
+: 915 earthquakes
+: 132 earthquakes
+: 6 earthquakes
+: 1 earthquake
Total seismic energy estimate: 9.9*10^15 J (2759 GWh / 2.4*10^6 tons of TNT / 148.4 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more
List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world during March 2020:
#1: M 7.4 quake: East of Kuril Islands (Russia) on Wed, 25 Mar 02h49
#2: M 6.4 quake: Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand) on Sat, 14 Mar 10h01
#3: M 6.2 quake: South of Bali, Indonesia on Wed, 18 Mar 17h45
#4: M 6.1 quake: Samoa Islands Region on Tue, 17 Mar 16h06
#5: M 6.1 quake: Vanuatu Islands on Wed, 18 Mar 03h13
#6: M 6.1 quake: Central East Pacific Rise on Sun, 22 Mar 22h38
#7: M 6.0 quake: Mindanao, Philippines on Thu, 26 Mar 15h38
#8: M 5.9 quake: Southwest Indian Ridge on Fri, 6 Mar 10h28
#9: M 5.9 quake: New Zealand on Sat, 14 Mar 10h05
#10: M 5.8 quake: Jujuy Province, Argentina on Thu, 5 Mar 13h25
Number of quakes and energy released vs time
Number of quakes and energy released vs magnitude
Magnitude of quakes and energy released vs time
Saturday, Feb 29, 2020
Summary: 6529 quakes M2+, 2263 quakes M3+, 871 quakes M4+, 114 quakes M5+, 5 quakes M6+ (9782 total)
Friday, Jan 31, 2020
Summary: 6998 quakes M2+, 2892 quakes M3+, 1115 quakes M4+, 167 quakes M5+, 12 quakes M6+, 1 quake M7+ (11185 total)
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)
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