World Earthquake Report for August 2022

Fri, 12 Aug 2022, 18:00
18:00 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 5 during August 2022
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 5 during August 2022
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Summary: 48 quakes 5.0+, 398 quakes 4.0+, 1316 quakes 3.0+, 3404 quakes 2.0+ (5166 total)
This report is being updated every day.
Magnitude 9+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 7+: none
Magnitude 6+: none
Magnitude 5+: 48 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 398 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 1316 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 3404 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 5.2 x 1014 joules (146 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.3 x 105 tons of TNT or 7.8 atomic bombs!) more info

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world during August 2022:

#1: 5.9 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, Aug 4, 2022 4:38 pm (GMT -12)
#2: 5.9 quake North Pacific Ocean, 188 km east of Yuzhno-Kurilsk, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, Aug 7, 2022 11:40 pm (GMT +10)
#3: 5.7 quake North Pacific Ocean, Japan, Aug 4, 2022 1:39 pm (GMT +10)
#4: 5.7 quake Brazil, 96 km northeast of Tarapaca, Amazonas, Colombia, Aug 6, 2022 7:26 am (GMT -4)
#5: 5.7 quake South Pacific Ocean Aug 9, 2022 5:37 am (GMT -5)
#6: 5.6 quake East New Britain Province, 98 km east of New Britain Island, Papua New Guinea, Aug 8, 2022 3:37 pm (GMT +10)
#7: 5.6 quake South Pacific Ocean, Fiji, Aug 3, 2022 9:11 am (GMT +12)
#8: 5.6 quake Banda Sea, Indonesia, Aug 9, 2022 9:59 pm (GMT +9)
#9: 5.5 quake Celebes Sea, 66 km southwest of Cotabato City, Philippines, Aug 2, 2022 1:24 pm (GMT +8)
#10: 5.4 quake 115 km northwest of Kokopo, East New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea, Aug 1, 2022 11:43 am (GMT +10)

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 during August 2022

Complete earthquake list August 2022

Previous news

Fri, 12 Aug 2022, 12:31
4.7 quake 12 Aug 9:11 pm (GMT +9)
Just 19 minutes ago, a 4.7-magnitude earthquake struck near Hasaki, Chōshi-shi, Chiba, Japan. The tremor was recorded in the evening on Friday, August 12th, 2022, at 9:11 pm local time, at a moderately shallow depth of 40 km below the surface. ... Read all
Fri, 12 Aug 2022, 12:25
4.7 quake 12 Aug 9:11 pm (GMT +9)
A moderately shallow magnitude 4.7 earthquake was reported in the evening near Hasaki, Chōshi-shi, Chiba, Japan. ... Read all
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