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Earthquake report world-wide for Wednesday, 28 August 2019

Thu, 29 Aug 2019, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 29 Aug 2019
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 29 Aug 2019

Summary: 145 quakes M2+, 90 quakes M3+, 24 quakes M4+, 8 quakes M5+, 1 quake M6+ (268 total)
Magnitude 2+: 145 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 90 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 24 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 8 earthquakes
Magnitude 6+: 1 earthquake
Magnitude 7+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 9+: none
Total seismic energy estimate: 1.4*10^14 J (39.8 GWh / 34235 tons of TNT / 2.1 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (28 Aug 2019):


#1: M 6.0 quake: Hokkaido, Japan Region on Wed, 28 Aug 23h46
#2: M 5.7 quake: South Sandwich Islands Region on Wed, 28 Aug 07h59
#3: M 5.7 quake: South Sandwich Islands Region on Wed, 28 Aug 08h00
#4: M 5.4 quake: South Sandwich Islands Region on Wed, 28 Aug 07h59
#5: M 5.3 quake: South Sandwich Islands Region on Wed, 28 Aug 09h24
#6: M 5.1 quake: 162km S of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands on Wed, 28 Aug 10h07
#7: M 5.1 quake: 145km S of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands on Wed, 28 Aug 20h19
#8: M 5.0 quake: 169km NNE of Bamboo Flat, India on Wed, 28 Aug 13h40
#9: M 5.0 quake: 42 km al SO de Alto Hospicio (Chile) on Wed, 28 Aug 15h53
#10: M 4.9 quake: Near N Coast Of Papua, Indonesia on Wed, 28 Aug 06h16

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 martes, 27 ago 2019

Complete earthquake list (latest and archive)

Previous news
Wed, 28 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 28 Aug 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (3 quakes between mag 2.0-3.1), Brennisteinsfjöll (2 quakes between mag 0.9-1.2), Clear Lake (28 quakes between mag 0.2-2.0), Coso (72 quakes between mag 0.3-3.3), Grensdalur (2 quakes between mag 1.3-1.8), Grímsnes (3 quakes between mag 0.6-1.2) ... read all
Wed, 28 Aug 2019, 00:24
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 28 Aug 2019
Summary: 154 quakes M2+, 69 quakes M3+, 25 quakes M4+, 1 quake M5+, 1 quake M6+ (250 total) ... read all
Tue, 27 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 27 Aug 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Askja (2 quakes between mag 1.0-1.3), Clear Lake (21 quakes between mag 0.2-1.6), Coso (78 quakes between mag 0.2-2.4), El Hierro (1 quake mag 1.9), Furnas (1 quake mag 2.5), Grímsvötn (2 quakes between mag 0.7-1.2) ... read all

 

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