World Earthquake Report for August 2022

Wed, 10 Aug 2022, 18:00
18:00 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 5 during August 2022
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 5 during August 2022
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Summary: 43 quakes 5.0+, 343 quakes 4.0+, 1113 quakes 3.0+, 2848 quakes 2.0+ (4347 total)
This report is being updated every day.
Magnitude 9+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 7+: none
Magnitude 6+: none
Magnitude 5+: 43 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 343 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 1113 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 2848 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 4.9 x 1014 joules (135 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.2 x 105 tons of TNT or 7.3 atomic bombs!) more info

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world during August 2022:

#1: 5.9 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, Aug 4, 2022 4:38 pm (GMT -12)
#2: 5.9 quake North Pacific Ocean, 188 km east of Yuzhno-Kurilsk, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, Aug 7, 2022 11:40 pm (GMT +10)
#3: 5.7 quake North Pacific Ocean, Japan, Aug 4, 2022 1:39 pm (GMT +10)
#4: 5.7 quake Brazil, 96 km northeast of Tarapaca, Amazonas, Colombia, Aug 6, 2022 7:26 am (GMT -4)
#5: 5.7 quake South Pacific Ocean Aug 9, 2022 5:37 am (GMT -5)
#6: 5.6 quake East New Britain Province, 98 km east of New Britain Island, Papua New Guinea, Aug 8, 2022 3:37 pm (GMT +10)
#7: 5.6 quake South Pacific Ocean, Fiji, Aug 3, 2022 9:11 am (GMT +12)
#8: 5.6 quake Banda Sea, Indonesia, Aug 9, 2022 9:59 pm (GMT +9)
#9: 5.5 quake Celebes Sea, 66 km southwest of Cotabato City, Philippines, Aug 2, 2022 1:24 pm (GMT +8)
#10: 5.4 quake 115 km northwest of Kokopo, East New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea, Aug 1, 2022 11:43 am (GMT +10)

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 2022

Complete earthquake list August 2022

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