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World Earthquake Report for Monday, 31 August 2020

Tue, 1 Sep 2020, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  1 Sep 2020
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 1 Sep 2020

Summary: 1 quake 6.0+, 3 quakes 5.0+, 23 quakes 4.0+, 119 quakes 3.0+, 216 quakes 2.0+ (362 total)
Global seismic activity level on 31 August 2020: HIGH

Magnitude 6+: 1 earthquake
Magnitude 5+: 3 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 23 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 119 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 216 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 7 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 1.8 x 1014 joules (49.1 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 42247 tons of TNT or 2.6 atomic bombs!) [learn more]

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (31 Aug 2020):


#1: 6.1 quake: Chagos Archipelago Region (British Indian Ocean Territory), 31 Aug 2020 17h24
#2: 5.9 quake: Tristan da Cunha Region (St. Helena), 31 Aug 2020 21h18
#3: 5.8 quake: Pacific-Antarctic Ridge, 31 Aug 2020 20h28
#4: 5.0 quake: Southern Iran, 31 Aug 2020 03h36
#5: 4.8 quake: Irian Jaya, Indonesia, 31 Aug 2020 13h41
#6: 4.8 quake: Myanmar (Myanmar (Burma)), 31 Aug 2020 21h09
#7: 4.8 quake: New Zealand, 31 Aug 2020 21h43
#8: 4.8 quake: South Sandwich Islands Region, 31 Aug 2020 23h16
#9: 4.7 quake: Central Mid Atlantic Ridge, 31 Aug 2020 09h56
#10: 4.6 quake: 150 Km E of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea, 31 Aug 2020 03h03

Earthquakes reported felt:


#1: 6.1 quake: Chagos Archipelago Region (British Indian Ocean Territory), 31 Aug 2020 17h24 - 4 reports
#2: 3.5 quake: 3 km SE of Meno, Oklahoma (USA), 31 Aug 2020 15h18 - 3 reports
#3: 4.8 quake: Myanmar (Myanmar (Burma)), 31 Aug 2020 21h09 - 3 reports
#4: 3.2 quake: 7 Km SSW of Capitanejo, Puerto Rico, 31 Aug 2020 22h17 - 3 reports
#5: 4.0 quake: New Zealand, 31 Aug 2020 04h50 - 2 reports
#6: 2.9 quake: New Zealand, 31 Aug 2020 04h30 - 2 reports
#7: 3.0 quake: Northern Alaska (USA), 31 Aug 2020 12h43 - 2 reports
#8: 5.8 quake: Pacific-Antarctic Ridge, 31 Aug 2020 20h28 - 2 reports

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 domingo, 30 ago 2020

Complete earthquake list (latest and archive)

Previous news
Mon, 31 Aug 2020, 23:50
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 31 Aug 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (1 quake mag 1.2), Askja (3 quakes between mag 0.7-1.6), Clear Lake (18 quakes between mag 0.2-1.5), Coso (5 quakes between mag 0.3-1.0), Etna (3 quakes between mag 1.1-1.6), Eyafjallajökull (1 quake mag 1.7) ... read all
Mon, 31 Aug 2020, 18:00
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 5 during August 2020
Jump to daily reports for Aug 2020: 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
Summary: 15 quakes 6.0+, 174 quakes 5.0+, 1035 quakes 4.0+, 3334 quakes 3.0+, 6247 quakes 2.0+ (10805 total) ... read all
Mon, 31 Aug 2020, 16:31
Did you know? ... read all
Mon, 31 Aug 2020, 00:24
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 31 Aug 2020
Summary: 1 quake 6.0+, 3 quakes 5.0+, 34 quakes 4.0+, 141 quakes 3.0+, 220 quakes 2.0+ (399 total)
Global seismic activity level on 30 August 2020: LOW
... read all

 

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