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World Earthquake Report for Thursday, 5 August 2021

Fri, 6 Aug 2021, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  6 Aug 2021
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 6 Aug 2021

Summary: 4 quakes 5.0+, 26 quakes 4.0+, 127 quakes 3.0+, 270 quakes 2.0+ (427 total)
Global seismic activity level on 5 August 2021: MODERATE

Magnitude 5+: 4 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 26 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 127 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 270 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 3 x 1013 joules (8.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7223 tons of TNT or 0.5 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (5 Aug 2021):

#1: 5.5 quake Banda Sea, 117 km northeast of Maumere, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, 5 Aug 2021 1:06 pm (GMT +8)
#2: 5.3 quake South Pacific Ocean, Fiji, 6 Aug 2021 12:20 am (GMT +13)
#3: 5.1 quake Burma Sea, India, 5 Aug 2021 6:15 pm (GMT +5:30)
#4: 5.0 quake Banda Sea, Indonesia, 5 Aug 2021 11:24 pm (GMT +9)
#5: 4.9 quake Xinjiang, 56 km southwest of Druzhba, Alakol District, Almaty Oblysy, Kazakhstan, 5 Aug 2021 1:42 pm (GMT +8)
#6: 4.8 quake Bismarck Sea, 196 km north of Madang, Papua New Guinea, 6 Aug 2021 5:51 am (GMT +10)
#7: 4.7 quake Lower Dīr, 25 km south of Dīr, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, 5 Aug 2021 6:56 am (GMT +5)
#8: 4.6 quake Philippines Sea, 22 km southwest of Yonakuni, Yaeyama-gun, Okinawa, Japan, 5 Aug 2021 11:14 am (GMT +9)
#9: 4.5 quake Yamgān, 54 km south of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, 5 Aug 2021 6:26 am (GMT +4:30)
#10: 4.5 quake 96 km north of Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan, 5 Aug 2021 9:18 am (GMT +5)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 3.1 quake 0.8 mi northwest of Hemet, Riverside County, California, USA, 4 Aug 2021 11:51 pm (GMT -7) - 208 reports

#2: Earthquake or seismic-like event reported: 1.5 mi northeast of Menifee, Riverside County, California, USA, 4 Aug 2021 11:18 pm (GMT -7) - 77 reports
#3: Earthquake or seismic-like event reported: 3.6 mi east of Murrieta, Riverside County, California, USA, 5 Aug 2021 12:07 pm (GMT -7) - 35 reports
#4: Earthquake or seismic-like event reported: Powiat gliwicki, 5.4 km southeast of Gliwice, Silesia, Poland, 5 Aug 2021 9:20 pm (GMT +2) - 22 reports
#5: 3.6 quake 6.8 km southeast of Sri Mādhopur, Sikar, Rajasthan, India, 5 Aug 2021 8:14 pm (GMT +5:30) - 20 reports
#6: Earthquake or seismic-like event reported: 2.7 km northwest of Goma, Nord Kivu, Congo - Kinshasa, 5 Aug 2021 2:11 am (GMT +2) - 13 reports
#7: 2.9 quake 8.5 km northeast of Cheb, Karlovarský kraj, Czechia, 5 Aug 2021 6:03 am (GMT +2) - 10 reports
#8: Earthquake or seismic-like event reported: Comuna 12, 12 km west of Buenos Aires, Argentina, 5 Aug 2021 3:26 am (GMT -3) - 9 reports
#9: 4.0 quake 9.6 km east of Pýrgos, Ilia Prefecture, West Greece, 5 Aug 2021 11:49 am (GMT +3) - 7 reports
#10: Unconfirmed quake or seismic-like event reported: 7.7 mi southeast of Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, USA, 5 Aug 2021 1:58 pm (GMT -4) - 6 reports
#11: Unconfirmed quake or seismic-like event reported: Partido de Escobar, 18 km northeast of Pilar, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 5 Aug 2021 1:25 pm (GMT -3) - 5 reports
#12: 4.1 quake 7 km north of Giyani, Mopani District Municipality, Limpopo, South Africa, 5 Aug 2021 3:42 pm (GMT +2) - 4 reports
#13: 2.7 quake 6.7 mi north of Midland, Texas, USA, 5 Aug 2021 1:30 am (GMT -5) - 4 reports
#14: 4.1 quake 12 km west of Sullana, Piura, Peru, 5 Aug 2021 5:36 pm (GMT -5) - 3 reports
#15: 5.1 quake Burma Sea, India, 5 Aug 2021 6:15 pm (GMT +5:30) - 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
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