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Earthquake report world-wide for Saturday, 17 August 2019

Sun, 18 Aug 2019, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 18 Aug 2019
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 18 Aug 2019

Summary: 164 quakes M2+, 67 quakes M3+, 29 quakes M4+, 1 quake M5+ (261 total)
Magnitude 2+: 164 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 67 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 29 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 1 earthquake
Magnitude 6+: none
Magnitude 7+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 9+: none
Total seismic energy estimate: 1.3*10^13 J (3.7 GWh / 3184 tons of TNT / 0.2 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (17 Aug 2019):


#1: M 5.0 quake: Southeast of Honshu, Japan on Sat, 17 Aug 22h28
#2: M 4.9 quake: Santa Cruz Islands (Solomon Islands) on Sat, 17 Aug 08h40
#3: M 4.8 quake: 148km E of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand on Sat, 17 Aug 21h54
#4: M 4.7 quake: Kuril Islands (Russia) on Sat, 17 Aug 07h18
#5: M 4.7 quake: 12 Km al noreste de Curiapo (Venezuela) on Sat, 17 Aug 11h02
#6: M 4.7 quake: Near Coast of Nicaragua on Sat, 17 Aug 12h34
#7: M 4.7 quake: Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Sat, 17 Aug 13h54
#8: M 4.6 quake: 36km SSE of Ndoi Island, Fiji on Sat, 17 Aug 05h26
#9: M 4.6 quake: Timor Region (Timor-Leste) on Sat, 17 Aug 15h37
#10: M 4.6 quake: Java, Indonesia on Sat, 17 Aug 17h23

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 viernes, 16 ago 2019

Complete earthquake list (latest and archive)

Previous news
Sat, 17 Aug 2019, 23:50
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 17 Aug 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Askja (3 quakes between mag 0.5-1.5), Clear Lake (16 quakes between mag 0.3-2.0), Coso (89 quakes between mag 0.1-3.1), Furnas (1 quake mag 2.1), Grímsvötn (1 quake mag 1.0), Hrómundartindur (2 quakes between mag 0.8-1.3) ... read all
Sat, 17 Aug 2019, 00:24
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 17 Aug 2019
Summary: 178 quakes M2+, 83 quakes M3+, 18 quakes M4+, 5 quakes M5+ (284 total) ... read all
Fri, 16 Aug 2019, 23:50
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 16 Aug 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Cabalian (2 quakes between mag 2.1-2.4), Clear Lake (21 quakes between mag 0.3-2.7), Coso (95 quakes between mag 0.2-3.2), Iraya (1 quake mag 2.7), Kilauea (2 quakes between mag 1.5-1.8), Krísuvík (3 quakes between mag 0.7-1.2) ... read all
Fri, 16 Aug 2019, 00:24
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) ... read all
Thu, 15 Aug 2019, 23:50
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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