World Earthquake Report for Wednesday, 3 August 2022

Thu, 4 Aug 2022, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  4 Aug 2022
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 4 Aug 2022

Summary: 2 quakes 5.0+, 33 quakes 4.0+, 144 quakes 3.0+, 276 quakes 2.0+ (455 total)
Global seismic activity level on 3 August 2022: MODERATE

Magnitude 5+: 2 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 33 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 144 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 276 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 2.7 x 1013 joules (7.47 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 6425 tons of TNT or 0.4 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (3 Aug 2022):

#1: 5.4 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, Aug 3, 2022 11:07 pm (GMT +12)
#2: 5.3 quake 23 km southeast of Leon, Nicaragua, Aug 3, 2022 3:55 pm (GMT -6)
#3: 4.9 quake Savu Sea, Indonesia, 28 km northwest of Pante Macassar, Timor-Leste, Aug 3, 2022 4:51 pm (GMT +9)
#4: 4.9 quake Tibet, China, Aug 3, 2022 8:05 pm (GMT +8)
#5: 4.8 quake 125 km west of Gorontalo, Indonesia, Aug 3, 2022 5:40 pm (GMT +8)
#6: 4.8 quake Indian Ocean Aug 3, 2022 3:08 pm (GMT +6)
#7: 4.7 quake South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, Aug 3, 2022 5:38 pm (GMT -2)
#8: 4.7 quake Kyrgyzstan, 145 km west of Ciudad de Aksu, Xinjiang, China, Aug 3, 2022 12:24 pm (GMT +8)
#9: 4.7 quake Indian Ocean, 293 km southwest of Sibolga, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Aug 3, 2022 2:47 pm (GMT +6)
#10: 4.6 quake South Pacific Ocean Aug 4, 2022 10:14 am (GMT +12)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 4.0 quake 4.3 km north of San Salvador, El Salvador, Aug 3, 2022 12:53 am (GMT -6) - 96 reports
#2: 4.2 quake Iceland: 3.5 Km N of Krýsuvík Aug 3, 2022 12:00 pm (GMT +0) - 26 reports
#3: 4.2 quake Eastern Mediterranean, 64 km southeast of Beykonak, Antalya, Turkey, Aug 3, 2022 1:05 pm (GMT +3) - 20 reports
#4: 5.3 quake 23 km southeast of Leon, Nicaragua, Aug 3, 2022 3:55 pm (GMT -6) - 18 reports
#5: 4.6 quake Iceland: 2.4 Km ESE of Keilir Aug 3, 2022 5:32 am (GMT +0) - 16 reports
#6: 4.0 quake Alboran Sea, 36 km northeast of Al Hoceima, Morocco, Aug 3, 2022 10:19 pm (GMT +1) - 8 reports
#7: 3.3 quake 19 mi southeast of Palmdale, Los Angeles County, California, USA, Aug 3, 2022 11:45 am (GMT -7) - 8 reports
#8: 2.6 quake 8.6 km north of Repentigny, Lanaudière, Quebec, Canada, Aug 3, 2022 9:41 am (GMT -4) - 7 reports
#9: 2.4 quake 5.7 km southeast of Herceg Novi, Herceg - Novi, Herceg Novi, Montenegro, Aug 3, 2022 7:19 am (GMT +2) - 6 reports
#10: 3.5 quake 23 km north of Comayagua, Honduras, Aug 3, 2022 12:10 am (GMT -6) - 6 reports
#11: 4.0 quake Caribbean Sea, 27 km northeast of Tela, Departamento de Atlantida, Honduras, Aug 3, 2022 12:09 am (GMT -6) - 5 reports
#12: 4.3 quake Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Aug 3, 2022 9:40 am (GMT +7) - 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

Previous news

Wed, 3 Aug 2022, 23:50
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 50 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  3 Aug 2022 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Brennisteinsfjöll (14 quakes between mag 0.1-2.4), Cerro Negro de Mayasquer (1 quake mag 2.1), Clear Lake (21 quakes between mag 0.1-1.9), Conchagüita (1 quake mag 2.9), Coso (13 quakes between mag 0.1-1.5), Eldey (4 quakes between mag 0.6-1.3) ... Read all
Wed, 3 Aug 2022, 22:07
5.3 quake 20 km south of Leon, Nicaragua, Aug 3, 2022 3:55 pm (GMT -6)
An intermediate magnitude 5.3 earthquake was reported early afternoon near Leon, Departamento de Leon, Nicaragua. ... Read all
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