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World Earthquake Report for Monday, 31 August 2020

Monday Aug 31, 2020 22:20 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 31 Aug 2020

Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 31 Aug 2020

Summary: 1 quake 6.0+, 3 quakes 5.0+, 20 quakes 4.0+, 112 quakes 3.0+, 213 quakes 2.0+ (349 total)
This report is being updated every hour.
Magnitude 6+: 1 earthquake
Magnitude 5+: 3 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 20 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 112 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 213 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 7 or higher

Total seismic energy estimate: 1.8 x 1014 joules (48.7 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 41890 tons of TNT or 2.6 atomic bombs!) [learn more]

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

#1: 6.1 quake: Chagos Archipelago Region (British Indian Ocean Territory), 31 Aug 2020 17h24
#2: 5.9 quake: Tristan da Cunha Region (St. Helena), 31 Aug 2020 21h18
#3: 5.8 quake: Pacific-Antarctic Ridge, 31 Aug 2020 20h28
#4: 5.0 quake: Southern Iran, 31 Aug 2020 03h36
#5: 4.8 quake: Irian Jaya, Indonesia, 31 Aug 2020 13h41
#6: 4.8 quake: Myanmar (Myanmar (Burma)), 31 Aug 2020 21h09
#7: 4.8 quake: New Zealand, 31 Aug 2020 21h43
#8: 4.7 quake: Central Mid Atlantic Ridge, 31 Aug 2020 09h56
#9: 4.6 quake: 150 Km E of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea, 31 Aug 2020 03h03
#10: 4.6 quake: New Zealand, 31 Aug 2020 19h21

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 3.8 quake: W Faial (Portugal), 30 Aug 2020 23h284 reports
#2: 6.1 quake: Chagos Archipelago Region (British Indian Ocean Territory), 31 Aug 2020 17h244 reports
#3: 4.8 quake: Myanmar (Myanmar (Burma)), 31 Aug 2020 21h093 reports
#4: 4.0 quake: New Zealand, 31 Aug 2020 04h502 reports
#5: 2.9 quake: New Zealand, 31 Aug 2020 04h302 reports
#6: 4.2 quake: 8 Km Al Este De Puerto Armuelles, Panama., 30 Aug 2020 23h432 reports
#7: 3.5 quake: 3 km SE of Meno, Oklahoma (USA), 31 Aug 2020 15h182 reports
#8: 5.8 quake: Pacific-Antarctic Ridge, 31 Aug 2020 20h282 reports
#9: 3.0 quake: Northern Alaska (USA), 31 Aug 2020 12h432 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 domingo, 30 ago 2020

Complete earthquake list (latest and archive)

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