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Earthquake report world-wide for Thursday, 15 August 2019

Fri, 16 Aug 2019, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 16 Aug 2019
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 16 Aug 2019

Summary: 168 quakes M2+, 77 quakes M3+, 23 quakes M4+, 4 quakes M5+ (272 total)
Magnitude 2+: 168 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 77 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 23 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 4 earthquakes
Magnitude 6+: none
Magnitude 7+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 9+: none
Total seismic energy estimate: 2.2*10^13 J (6.11 GWh / 5260 tons of TNT / 0.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (15 Aug 2019):


#1: M 5.2 quake: Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Thu, 15 Aug 05h32
#2: M 5.2 quake: Vanuatu Islands Region (New Caledonia) on Thu, 15 Aug 10h38
#3: M 5.0 quake: Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Thu, 15 Aug 09h07
#4: M 5.0 quake: Off Coast of Central Chile on Thu, 15 Aug 14h23
#5: M 4.9 quake: Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Thu, 15 Aug 06h06
#6: M 4.9 quake: East of the Kuril Islands (Russia) on Thu, 15 Aug 13h54
#7: M 4.8 quake: 91km SSE of Obihiro, Japan on Thu, 15 Aug 09h15
#8: M 4.6 quake: Chile-Argentina Border Region on Thu, 15 Aug 06h25
#9: M 4.6 quake: Gulf Of Aden (Somalia) on Thu, 15 Aug 06h24
#10: M 4.6 quake: New Zealand on Thu, 15 Aug 15h31

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 miércoles, 14 ago 2019

Complete earthquake list (latest and archive)

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Volcano earthquake report for Thursday, 15 Aug 2019

World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 15 Aug 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Askja (2 quakes between mag 0.8-1.1), Bardarbunga (9 quakes between mag 0.3-1.3), Brennisteinsfjöll (1 quake mag 1.1), Clear Lake (26 quakes between mag 0.2-1.8), Coso (75 quakes between mag 0.2-3.9), Esjufjöll (3 quakes between mag 1.1-1.8) ... Read all
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