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World Earthquake Report for Sunday, 2 August 2020

Monday Aug 03, 2020 00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  3 Aug 2020
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 3 Aug 2020

Summary: 4 quakes 5.0+, 26 quakes 4.0+, 102 quakes 3.0+, 190 quakes 2.0+ (322 total)

Magnitude 5+: 4 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 26 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 102 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 190 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.7 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21280 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) [learn more]

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (2 Aug 2020):


#1: M 5.9 quake: Bismarck Sea (Papua New Guinea) on Sun, 2 Aug 09h29
#2: M 5.7 quake: Vanuatu Islands Region (New Caledonia) on Sun, 2 Aug 03h01
#3: M 5.4 quake: Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea) on Sun, 2 Aug 14h15
#4: M 5.0 quake: Near Coast of Venezuela on Sun, 2 Aug 00h03
#5: M 4.9 quake: Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Sun, 2 Aug 04h35
#6: M 4.9 quake: Southwest Indian Ridge on Sun, 2 Aug 12h47
#7: M 4.8 quake: New Zealand on Sun, 2 Aug 03h03
#8: M 4.8 quake: 88 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska (USA) on Sun, 2 Aug 14h39
#9: M 4.7 quake: 141 km SSW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea on Sun, 2 Aug 09h57
#10: M 4.7 quake: Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Sun, 2 Aug 12h49

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 on sábado, 1 ago 2020

Complete earthquake list (latest and archive)

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Sunday, Aug 02, 2020
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  2 Aug 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Besar (1 quake mag 3.0), Clear Lake (25 quakes between mag 0.4-1.9), Coso (4 quakes between mag 0.4-1.0), Cuernos de Negros (1 quake mag 2.9), Etna (1 quake mag 1.8), Grímsvötn (1 quake mag 1.2) ... read all
Sunday, Aug 02, 2020
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 5 during August 2020
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Summary: 2 quakes 6.0+, 10 quakes 5.0+, 59 quakes 4.0+, 157 quakes 3.0+, 295 quakes 2.0+ (523 total) ... read all
Sunday, Aug 02, 2020
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  2 Aug 2020
Summary: 2 quakes 6.0+, 7 quakes 5.0+, 40 quakes 4.0+, 83 quakes 3.0+, 154 quakes 2.0+ (286 total) ... read all
Saturday, Aug 01, 2020
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  1 Aug 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Apaneca Range (1 quake mag 2.0), Campi Flegrei (Phlegrean Fields) (1 quake mag 1.0), Clear Lake (12 quakes between mag 0.2-1.5), Cosigüina (1 quake mag 2.5), Coso (5 quakes between mag 0.8-1.6), Fourpeaked (1 quake mag 1.3) ... read all

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