World Earthquake Report for Saturday, 6 August 2022

Sun, 7 Aug 2022, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  7 Aug 2022
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 7 Aug 2022

Summary: 6 quakes 5.0+, 28 quakes 4.0+, 96 quakes 3.0+, 231 quakes 2.0+ (361 total)
Global seismic activity level on 6 August 2022: MODERATE

Magnitude 5+: 6 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 28 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 96 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 231 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 5 x 1013 joules (13.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 11873 tons of TNT or 0.7 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (6 Aug 2022):

#1: 5.7 quake Brazil, 96 km northeast of Tarapaca, Amazonas, Colombia, Aug 6, 2022 7:26 am (GMT -4)
#2: 5.4 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, Aug 7, 2022 4:38 am (GMT +12)
#3: 5.0 quake North Pacific Ocean, 263 km southeast of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Kamchatka, Russia, Aug 6, 2022 10:48 pm (GMT +11)
#4: 5.0 quake North Pacific Ocean, 62 km east of Mito, Ibaraki, Japan, Aug 6, 2022 9:23 pm (GMT +9)
#5: 5.0 quake Coral Sea, 40 km south of Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu, Aug 7, 2022 2:25 am (GMT +11)
#6: 5.0 quake 77 km west of Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico, Aug 6, 2022 9:08 am (GMT -7)
#7: 4.9 quake South Pacific Ocean, 187 km northwest of Nukalofa, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu, Aug 7, 2022 11:54 am (GMT +13)
#8: 4.8 quake Papua, Indonesia, Aug 6, 2022 11:38 am (GMT +9)
#9: 4.8 quake North Pacific Ocean, Japan, Aug 6, 2022 6:42 pm (GMT +9)
#10: 4.8 quake North Pacific Ocean, Japan, Aug 6, 2022 10:43 pm (GMT +10)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 5.0 quake 77 km west of Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico, Aug 6, 2022 9:08 am (GMT -7) - 35 reports
#2: 3.2 quake 18 km southeast of Heraklion, Crete, Greece, Aug 6, 2022 4:51 am (GMT +3) - 11 reports
#3: 5.0 quake Coral Sea, 40 km south of Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu, Aug 7, 2022 2:25 am (GMT +11) - 11 reports
#4: 3.8 quake Caribbean Sea, 34 km southwest of Ponce, Segundo Barrio, Ponce, Puerto Rico, Aug 6, 2022 3:51 pm (GMT -4) - 8 reports
#5: 4.5 quake 128 km northeast of La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico, Aug 5, 2022 8:15 pm (GMT -7) - 8 reports
#6: 3.4 quake 22 km southeast of Heraklion, Crete, Greece, Aug 6, 2022 4:51 pm (GMT +3) - 7 reports
#7: 4.4 quake North Pacific Ocean, 75 km west of Liberia, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica, Aug 5, 2022 6:05 pm (GMT -6) - 5 reports
#8: 3.3 quake North Atlantic Ocean, 16 km northwest of San Fernando de Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic, Aug 6, 2022 4:59 am (GMT -4) - 3 reports
#9: 3.9 quake North Pacific Ocean, 78 km south of San Jose, San José, Costa Rica, Aug 6, 2022 12:09 am (GMT -6) - 3 reports
#10: 5.0 quake North Pacific Ocean, 62 km east of Mito, Ibaraki, Japan, Aug 6, 2022 9:23 pm (GMT +9) - 3 reports
#11: 3.9 quake South China Sea, Cordillera, 25 km south of Vigan, Philippines, Aug 6, 2022 2:36 pm (GMT +8) - 3 reports
#12: 3.0 quake 22 km southeast of Heraklion, Crete, Greece, Aug 6, 2022 4:59 pm (GMT +3) - 2 reports
#13: 5.7 quake Brazil, 96 km northeast of Tarapaca, Amazonas, Colombia, Aug 6, 2022 7:26 am (GMT -4) - 2 reports
#14: 2.4 quake 23 km north of Murcia, Spain, Aug 6, 2022 6:10 am (GMT +2) - 2 reports
#15: 3.2 quake 20 km southeast of Heraklion, Crete, Greece, Aug 6, 2022 4:08 am (GMT +3) - 2 reports

Earthquake stats:

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