World Earthquake Report for Thursday, 4 August 2022

Fri, 5 Aug 2022, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  5 Aug 2022
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 5 Aug 2022

Summary: 8 quakes 5.0+, 39 quakes 4.0+, 106 quakes 3.0+, 264 quakes 2.0+ (417 total)
Global seismic activity level on 4 August 2022: MODERATE

Magnitude 5+: 8 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 39 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 106 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 264 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 6.4 x 1013 joules (17.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15329 tons of TNT or 1 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (4 Aug 2022):

#1: 5.7 quake North Pacific Ocean, Japan, Aug 4, 2022 1:39 pm (GMT +10)
#2: 5.4 quake North Pacific Ocean, 94 km south of Ishinomaki, Honshu-miyagi-ken, Japan, Aug 4, 2022 9:48 am (GMT +9)
#3: 5.3 quake North Pacific Ocean, Japan, Aug 4, 2022 1:36 pm (GMT +10)
#4: 5.1 quake North Pacific Ocean, Japan, Aug 5, 2022 4:06 am (GMT +10)
#5: 5.1 quake North Pacific Ocean, Japan, Aug 5, 2022 2:34 am (GMT +9)
#6: 5.0 quake Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Aug 4, 2022 11:39 pm (GMT +6)
#7: 5.0 quake North Pacific Ocean, Japan, Aug 4, 2022 1:51 pm (GMT +10)
#8: 5.0 quake North Pacific Ocean, Japan, Aug 5, 2022 12:41 am (GMT +10)
#9: 4.9 quake North Pacific Ocean, Japan, Aug 4, 2022 1:29 pm (GMT +10)
#10: 4.9 quake South Pacific Ocean, 172 km east of Nukalofa, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu, Aug 4, 2022 7:39 pm (GMT +13)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 4.8 quake 35 km southwest of Te Anau, Southland District, New Zealand, Aug 4, 2022 9:16 pm (GMT +12) - 29 reports

#2: 3.0 quake 43 km west of Ambikāpur, Surguja, Chhattisgarh, India, Aug 4, 2022 11:57 am (GMT +5:30) - 28 reports
#3: 3.1 quake 15 mi southeast of Kent, King County, Washington, USA, Aug 4, 2022 6:22 am (GMT -7) - 19 reports
#4: 5.4 quake North Pacific Ocean, 94 km south of Ishinomaki, Honshu-miyagi-ken, Japan, Aug 4, 2022 9:48 am (GMT +9) - 14 reports
#5: 4.3 quake North Pacific Ocean, 15 km west of Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico, Aug 3, 2022 11:35 pm (GMT -5) - 6 reports
#6: 4.8 quake Iceland: 2.8 Km ENE of Fagradalsfjall Aug 4, 2022 9:46 pm (GMT +0) - 3 reports
#7: 3.4 quake Iceland: 1.0 Km ENE of Krýsuvík Aug 4, 2022 5:06 pm (GMT +0) - 2 reports
#8: 2.8 quake 13 km southwest of Puente Alto, Provincia de Cordillera, Santiago, Chile, Aug 4, 2022 6:11 am (GMT -4) - 2 reports
#9: 2.9 quake 7.6 km southeast of San Salvador, El Salvador, Aug 4, 2022 11:15 am (GMT -6) - 2 reports
#10: 2.5 quake Občina Železniki, 40 km northwest of Ljubljana, Slovenia, Aug 4, 2022 5:13 am (GMT +2) - 2 reports
#11: 3.3 quake 20 km east of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand, Aug 4, 2022 5:21 pm (GMT +12) - 2 reports
#12: 4.0 quake 26 km northwest of Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico, Aug 3, 2022 11:07 pm (GMT -5) - 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

Thu, 4 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  4 Aug 2022 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Askja (2 quakes between mag 0.3-1.1), Bardarbunga (1 quake mag 2.3), Binuluan (1 quake mag 2.3), Brennisteinsfjöll (21 quakes between mag 0.1-2.0), Campi Flegrei (Phlegrean Fields) (2 quakes between mag 1.0-1.1), Cerro Negro de Mayasquer (3 quakes between mag 3.0-3.8) ... Read all
Thu, 4 Aug 2022, 19:22
4.8 quake 4 Aug 11:38 pm (GMT +4:30)
The German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) reported a magnitude 4.8 quake in Afghanistan near Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, only 13 minutes ago. The earthquake hit late at night on Thursday, August 4th, 2022, at 11:08 pm local time at an intermediate depth of 98 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report. ... Read all
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