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World Earthquake Report for August 2020

Tuesday Aug 04, 2020 18:00 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 5 during August 2020
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 5 during August 2020
Jump to daily reports for Aug 2020: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4
Summary: 2 quakes 6.0+, 18 quakes 5.0+, 119 quakes 4.0+, 344 quakes 3.0+, 655 quakes 2.0+ (1138 total)
This report is being updated every day.
Magnitude 9+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 7+: none
Magnitude 6+: 2 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 18 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 119 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 344 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 655 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 7 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 4.9 x 1014 joules (137 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.2 x 105 tons of TNT or 7.4 atomic bombs!) [learn more]

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world during August 2020:


#1: M 6.3 quake: Mindanao, Philippines on Sat, 1 Aug 17h09
#2: M 6.0 quake: Bismarck Sea (Papua New Guinea) on Sat, 1 Aug 19h22
#3: M 5.9 quake: Bismarck Sea (Papua New Guinea) on Sun, 2 Aug 09h29
#4: M 5.7 quake: Bismarck Sea (Papua New Guinea) on Sat, 1 Aug 19h08
#5: M 5.7 quake: Vanuatu Islands Region (New Caledonia) on Sun, 2 Aug 03h01
#6: M 5.7 quake: Santa Cruz Islands (Vanuatu) on Tue, 4 Aug 16h31
#7: M 5.6 quake: Mariana Islands Region (Northern Mariana Islands) on Mon, 3 Aug 08h31
#8: M 5.5 quake: South of Fiji Islands (Tonga) on Sat, 1 Aug 19h45
#9: M 5.5 quake: Turkey on Tue, 4 Aug 09h37
#10: M 5.4 quake: Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea) on Sun, 2 Aug 14h15

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 during August 2020

Complete earthquake list August 2020

Previous news
Monday, Aug 03, 2020
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 5 during August 2020
Jump to daily reports for Aug 2020: 1 | 2 | 3
Summary: 2 quakes 6.0+, 15 quakes 5.0+, 86 quakes 4.0+, 242 quakes 3.0+, 470 quakes 2.0+ (815 total) ... read all
Sunday, Aug 02, 2020
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 5 during August 2020
Jump to daily reports for Aug 2020: 1 | 2
Summary: 2 quakes 6.0+, 10 quakes 5.0+, 59 quakes 4.0+, 157 quakes 3.0+, 295 quakes 2.0+ (523 total) ... read all
Saturday, Aug 01, 2020
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 5 during July 2020
Jump to daily reports for Jul 2020: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31
Summary: 2 quakes 7.0+, 9 quakes 6.0+, 112 quakes 5.0+, 1056 quakes 4.0+, 3196 quakes 3.0+, 6260 quakes 2.0+ (10635 total) ... read all
Friday, Jul 31, 2020
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 5 during July 2020
Jump to daily reports for Jul 2020: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31
Summary: 2 quakes 7.0+, 9 quakes 6.0+, 112 quakes 5.0+, 1045 quakes 4.0+, 3165 quakes 3.0+, 6211 quakes 2.0+ (10544 total) ... read all
Thursday, Jul 30, 2020
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 5 during July 2020
Jump to daily reports for Jul 2020: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30
Summary: 2 quakes 7.0+, 9 quakes 6.0+, 106 quakes 5.0+, 1021 quakes 4.0+, 3083 quakes 3.0+, 6008 quakes 2.0+ (10229 total) ... read all
 

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