World Earthquake Report for August 2020

Thursday Aug 13, 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 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13

Summary: 5 quakes 6.0+, 67 quakes 5.0+, 404 quakes 4.0+, 1231 quakes 3.0+, 2364 quakes 2.0+ (4071 total)
This report is being updated every day.
Magnitude 9+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 7+: none
Magnitude 6+: 5 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 67 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 404 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 1231 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 2364 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 7 or higher

Total seismic energy estimate: 1.4 x 1015 joules (386 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3.3 x 105 tons of TNT or 20.7 atomic bombs!) [learn more]

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

#1: M 6.4 quake: Vanuatu Islands on Wed, 5 Aug 12h05
#2: M 6.3 quake: Mindanao, Philippines on Sat, 1 Aug 17h09
#3: M 6.3 quake: Prince Edward Islands Region on Thu, 6 Aug 23h36
#4: M 6.0 quake: Bismarck Sea (Papua New Guinea) on Sat, 1 Aug 19h22
#5: M 6.0 quake: Tanzania on Wed, 12 Aug 17h13
#6: M 5.9 quake: Bismarck Sea (Papua New Guinea) on Sun, 2 Aug 09h29
#7: M 5.8 quake: 108 Km al suroeste de El Semillero, Guatemala on Tue, 4 Aug 19h17
#8: M 5.7 quake: Bismarck Sea (Papua New Guinea) on Sat, 1 Aug 19h08
#9: M 5.7 quake: Vanuatu Islands Region (New Caledonia) on Sun, 2 Aug 03h01
#10: M 5.7 quake: Santa Cruz Islands (Vanuatu) on Tue, 4 Aug 16h31

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

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Wednesday, Aug 12, 2020

Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 5 during August 2020
Jump to daily reports for Aug 2020: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12

Summary: 5 quakes 6.0+, 61 quakes 5.0+, 376 quakes 4.0+, 1140 quakes 3.0+, 2167 quakes 2.0+ (3749 total) read all

Tuesday, Aug 11, 2020

Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 5 during August 2020
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Summary: 4 quakes 6.0+, 55 quakes 5.0+, 350 quakes 4.0+, 1036 quakes 3.0+, 1972 quakes 2.0+ (3417 total) read all

Monday, Aug 10, 2020

Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 5 during August 2020
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Summary: 4 quakes 6.0+, 52 quakes 5.0+, 314 quakes 4.0+, 944 quakes 3.0+, 1759 quakes 2.0+ (3073 total) read all

Sunday, Aug 09, 2020

Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 5 during August 2020
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Summary: 4 quakes 6.0+, 50 quakes 5.0+, 284 quakes 4.0+, 828 quakes 3.0+, 1553 quakes 2.0+ (2719 total) read all

Saturday, Aug 08, 2020

Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 5 during August 2020
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Summary: 4 quakes 6.0+, 45 quakes 5.0+, 245 quakes 4.0+, 726 quakes 3.0+, 1371 quakes 2.0+ (2391 total) read all

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