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World Earthquake Report for Friday, 28 August 2020

Friday Aug 28, 2020 21:20 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 28 Aug 2020

Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 28 Aug 2020

Summary: 5 quakes 5.0+, 25 quakes 4.0+, 92 quakes 3.0+, 170 quakes 2.0+ (292 total)
This report is being updated every hour.
Magnitude 5+: 5 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 25 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 92 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 170 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher

Total seismic energy estimate: 6.8 x 1013 joules (18.9 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 16255 tons of TNT or 1 atomic bombs!) [learn more]

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (past 24 hours):

#1: 5.9 quake: Bouvet Island Region, 28 Aug 2020 02h24
#2: 5.3 quake: Easter Island Region, 27 Aug 2020 21h39
#3: 5.2 quake: New Zealand, 28 Aug 2020 15h47
#4: 5.0 quake: Fiji Islands Region (Wallis & Futuna), 28 Aug 2020 01h57
#5: 5.0 quake: Vanuatu Islands, 28 Aug 2020 10h17
#6: 4.9 quake: Bouvet Island Region, 28 Aug 2020 02h24
#7: 4.8 quake: D’Entrecasteaux Islands Region (Papua New Guinea), 27 Aug 2020 22h55
#8: 4.8 quake: Irian Jaya Region, Indonesia, 28 Aug 2020 20h10
#9: 4.8 quake: Philippine Islands Region (Philippines), 28 Aug 2020 20h57
#10: 4.7 quake: Vanuatu Islands Region (New Caledonia), 27 Aug 2020 23h43

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 5.2 quake: New Zealand, 28 Aug 2020 15h4740 reports
#2: 2.9 quake: 5 Km E Magasa (BS) (Italy), 28 Aug 2020 05h3221 reports
#3: 3.0 quake: 3 Km NW Lariano (RM) (Italy), 28 Aug 2020 12h0018 reports
#4: 3.6 quake: 004 km N 85° W of Ambaguio (Nueva Vizcaya) (Philippines), 28 Aug 2020 09h427 reports
#5: 3.2 quake: Jamaica Region, 27 Aug 2020 23h547 reports
#6: 3.6 quake: 61 Km al suroeste de Rosario, Costa Rica, 28 Aug 2020 04h243 reports
#7: 3.1 quake: New Zealand, 28 Aug 2020 16h003 reports
#8: 3.0 quake: Ecuador, 28 Aug 2020 11h412 reports
#9: 2.7 quake: New Zealand, 28 Aug 2020 16h582 reports
#10: 4.5 quake: Pakistan, 28 Aug 2020 07h582 reports
#11: 3.8 quake: New Zealand, 28 Aug 2020 15h372 reports
#12: 3.7 quake: 10km W of Progreso, B.C., MX (Mexico), 28 Aug 2020 11h262 reports

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 on jueves, 27 ago 2020

Complete earthquake list (latest and archive)

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