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Earthquake report world-wide for Sunday, 4 Aug 2019

Sunday Aug 04, 2019 22:20 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  4 Aug 2019
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 4 Aug 2019

Summary: 149 quakes M2+, 49 quakes M3+, 22 quakes M4+, 6 quakes M5+, 2 quakes M6+ (228 total)
This report is being updated every hour.
Magnitude 2+: 149 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 49 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 22 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 6 earthquakes
Magnitude 6+: 2 earthquakes
Magnitude 7+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 9+: none
Total seismic energy estimate: 3.4*10^14 J (94.6 GWh / 81428 tons of TNT / 5.1 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (past 24 hours):


#1: M 6.3 quake: New Zealand on Sun, 4 Aug 11h44
#2: M 6.2 quake: Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Sun, 4 Aug 10h23
#3: M 5.6 quake: New Zealand on Sun, 4 Aug 00h11
#4: M 5.2 quake: Minahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi (Indonesia) on Sun, 4 Aug 18h08
#5: M 5.1 quake: Samar, Philippines on Sat, 3 Aug 23h17
#6: M 5.1 quake: Andaman Islands, India Region on Sun, 4 Aug 01h26
#7: M 5.0 quake: Afghanistan-Tajikistan Border Region on Sun, 4 Aug 19h04
#8: M 5.0 quake: Northern and Central Iran on Sun, 4 Aug 19h51
#9: M 4.9 quake: Southern East Pacific Rise on Sun, 4 Aug 21h17
#10: M 4.8 quake: Mindoro, Philippines on Sun, 4 Aug 18h36

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 on sábado, 3 ago 2019

Complete earthquake list (latest and archive)

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Friday, Aug 02, 2019
Quakes detected near: Aniakchak (1 quake mag 1.1), Bardarbunga (3 quakes between mag 1.2-1.7), Brennisteinsfjöll (16 quakes between mag 0.1-1.3), Cagua (1 quake mag 2.2), Clear Lake (19 quakes between mag 0.3-1.2), Coso (52 quakes between mag 0.6-2.7) ... [more]
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