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Past earthquakes worldwide: Aug 20, 2015 - list, stats and map

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Quakes on Thursday, August 20th, 2015:

  • 2 quakes above magnitude 5
  • 16 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
  • 55 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 113 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
  • 273 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
On Thursday, August 20th, 2015, there were 2 quakes of magnitude 5.0 or above, 16 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0, 55 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 113 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. There were also 273 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

Strongest quake: Mag. 5.8 | Molucca Sea, 92 km W of Ternate, North Maluku, Indonesia -

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Showing quakes magnitude 3 or higher (73 out of 459 quakes, show more):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Thursday, August 20, 2015 GMT (73 quakes)
Aug 20, 2015 23:18 GMT
4.0

10 km
Bering Sea, 78 mi southwest of Adak, Aleutians West, Alaska, USA More
Aug 20, 2015 22:37 GMT
3.0

108 km
67 km northeast of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile More
Aug 20, 2015 22:18 GMT
20/08/2015 19:18:50
3.1

125 km
La Rioja, 45 km south of Tinogasta, Catamarca, Argentina More
Aug 20, 2015 21:32 GMT
20/08/2015 18:32:23
3.4

200 km
171 km west of Salta, Departamento Capital, Salta, Argentina More
Aug 20, 2015 21:32 GMT
3.4

4 km
North Pacific Ocean, 10.4 km southwest of Monte Alto, Mexico More
Aug 20, 2015 21:24 GMT
3.4

38 km
North Atlantic Ocean, 143 km north of Road Town, British Virgin Islands More
Aug 20, 2015 21:14 GMT
2015-08-21 06:14:30 +09:00
4.0

384 km
Japan Sea, 436 km northwest of Tokyo, Japan More
Aug 20, 2015 21:04 GMT
2015-08-20 11:04:33 -10:00
3.3

69 km
36 mi west of Homer, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, USA More
Aug 20, 2015 21:04 GMT
4.0

33 km
North Pacific Ocean, 423 km south of Kamchatkataagy Petropavlovskaj, Russia More
Aug 20, 2015 20:43 GMT
3.3

108 km
105 km east of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile More
Aug 20, 2015 20:15 GMT
3.4

34 km
1.1 km southeast of Camalotillo, Mexico More
Aug 20, 2015 20:07 GMT
3.5

3 km
North Pacific Ocean, 8.2 km southeast of San José Guatemala, Mexico More
Aug 20, 2015 20:02 GMT
3.7

63 km
8.8 km south of Salinas, San Pedro Tapanatepec, Oaxaca, Mexico More
Aug 20, 2015 19:54 GMT
3.5

3 km
North Pacific Ocean, 9.1 km southeast of San José Guatemala, Mexico More
Aug 20, 2015 19:21 GMT
2015-08-21 00:51:14 +05:30
3.9

45 km
4.9 km west of Lakhipur, Goalpara, Assam, India 2 reportsMore
Aug 20, 2015 19:15 GMT
3.4

11 km
1.9 km south of Zacatal, San Juan Evangelista, Veracruz, Mexico More
Aug 20, 2015 19:02 GMT
3.1

2 km
Ionian Sea, 13 km northeast of Petrouni, Nomos Piraios, Attica, Greece More
Aug 20, 2015 18:24 GMT
3.5

27 km
3.1 km northwest of Santos Reyes Nopala, Oaxaca, Mexico More
Aug 20, 2015 17:57 GMT
3.7

10 km
72 km north of Santa Rosalia, Mulegé, Baja California Sur, Mexico More
Aug 20, 2015 17:40 GMT
3.0

10 km
North Pacific Ocean, 3.4 km south of Troncones, Mexico More
Aug 20, 2015 16:56 GMT
4.2

127 km
1.7 km south of Colonia Reforma Agraria, San Juan Evangelista, Veracruz, Mexico More
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 4.4 x 1013 joules (12.3 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 10622 tons of TNT or 0.7 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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