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Earthquake report world-wide for August 2015

Tuesday Sep 01, 2015 04:00 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 5.2 during August 2015
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 5.2 during August 2015


Summary: 3789 quakes M2+, 1827 quakes M3+, 619 quakes M4+, 121 quakes M5+, 7 quakes M6+ (6363 total)
Magnitude 2+: 3789 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 1827 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 619 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 121 earthquakes
Magnitude 6+: 7 earthquakes
Magnitude 7+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 9+: none
Total seismic energy estimate: 2.7*10^15 J (753 GWh / 6.5*10^5 tons of TNT / 40.5 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world during August 2015:


M 6.6 quake: Solomon Islands on Mon, 10 Aug 04h12
M 6.5 quake: Solomon Islands on Wed, 12 Aug 18h49
M 6.4 quake: OCEANO PACIFICO (Argentina) on Wed, 12 Aug 12h56
M 6.4 quake: Solomon Islands on Sat, 15 Aug 07h47
M 6.0 quake: Kermadec Islands Region on Mon, 24 Aug 09h41
M 6.0 quake: Mid Indian Ridge on Thu, 13 Aug 10h39
M 6.0 quake: South of Fiji Islands on Thu, 6 Aug 23h59
M 5.9 quake: Afghanistan-Tajikistan Border Region on Mon, 10 Aug 10h05
M 5.9 quake: Kermadec Islands Region on Sun, 9 Aug 04h46
M 5.8 quake: New Zealand on Mon, 24 Aug 09h41

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 2015

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