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Earthquake report world-wide for August 2017

Fri, 1 Sep 2017, 04:00
04:00 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 5 during August 2017
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 5 during August 2017


Summary: 5238 quakes M2+, 1297 quakes M3+, 492 quakes M4+, 106 quakes M5+, 11 quakes M6+ (7144 total)
Magnitude 2+: 5238 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 1297 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 492 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 106 earthquakes
Magnitude 6+: 11 earthquakes
Magnitude 7+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 9+: none
Total seismic energy estimate: 3.9*10^15 J (1083 GWh / 9.3*10^5 tons of TNT / 58.2 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world during August 2017:


M 6.7 quake: North of Ascension Island on Fri, 18 Aug 02h59
M 6.6 quake: North of Ascension Island on Fri, 18 Aug 02h59
M 6.5 quake: Northern Xinjiang, China on Tue, 8 Aug 23h27
M 6.5 quake: Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Sun, 13 Aug 03h08
M 6.4 quake: Gansu, China on Tue, 8 Aug 13h19
M 6.4 quake: 107km NE of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea on Sun, 27 Aug 04h17
M 6.3 quake: Admiralty Islands Region, P.N.G. on Sun, 27 Aug 04h17
M 6.3 quake: 72km NE of Muara Siberut, Indonesia on Thu, 31 Aug 17h06
M 6.2 quake: Philippine Islands Region on Fri, 11 Aug 05h28
M 6.1 quake: Fiji Islands Region on Sat, 19 Aug 02h00

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 2017

Complete earthquake list (latest and archive)

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Tue, 1 Aug 2017, 04:00
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 5 during July 2017
Summary: 5993 quakes M2+, 1578 quakes M3+, 520 quakes M4+, 116 quakes M5+, 10 quakes M6+, 1 quake M7+ (8218 total) ... read all
Sat, 1 Jul 2017, 04:00
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 5 during June 2017
Summary: 5243 quakes M2+, 1270 quakes M3+, 427 quakes M4+, 102 quakes M5+, 8 quakes M6+ (7050 total) ... read all
Thu, 1 Jun 2017, 04:00
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 5 during May 2017
Summary: 5485 quakes M2+, 1455 quakes M3+, 564 quakes M4+, 134 quakes M5+, 8 quakes M6+ (7646 total) ... read all
Mon, 1 May 2017, 04:00
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 5 during April 2017
Summary: 5866 quakes M2+, 1824 quakes M3+, 601 quakes M4+, 133 quakes M5+, 5 quakes M6+ (8429 total) ... read all
Sat, 1 Apr 2017, 04:00
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 5 during March 2017
Summary: 5718 quakes M2+, 1410 quakes M3+, 579 quakes M4+, 127 quakes M5+, 3 quakes M6+ (7837 total) ... read all
 

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