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World Earthquake Report for Saturday, 22 August 2020

Saturday Aug 22, 2020 20:20 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 22 Aug 2020

Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 22 Aug 2020

Summary: 5 quakes 5.0+, 28 quakes 4.0+, 80 quakes 3.0+, 146 quakes 2.0+ (259 total)
This report is being updated every hour.

Magnitude 5+: 5 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 28 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 80 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 146 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher

Total seismic energy estimate: 7.4 x 1013 joules (20.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 17596 tons of TNT or 1.1 atomic bombs!) [learn more]

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

#1: 5.9 quake: Ascension Island Region (St. Helena), 22 Aug 2020 08h38
#2: 5.4 quake: Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 22 Aug 2020 00h39
#3: 5.4 quake: 179 km ENE of Georgetown, Saint Helena (St. Helena), 22 Aug 2020 10h21
#4: 5.1 quake: Southeast of Honshu, Japan, 22 Aug 2020 10h31
#5: 5.0 quake: Solomon Islands, 21 Aug 2020 23h12
#6: 4.8 quake: Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 22 Aug 2020 03h17
#7: 4.8 quake: Mariana Islands (Northern Mariana Islands), 22 Aug 2020 16h12
#8: 4.8 quake: Ascension Island Region (St. Helena), 22 Aug 2020 10h21
#9: 4.6 quake: Sulawesi, Indonesia, 22 Aug 2020 03h44
#10: 4.6 quake: Mindanao, Philippines, 22 Aug 2020 04h26

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 3.2 quake: 2 km SSE of Detroit Beach, Michigan (USA), 21 Aug 2020 22h55106 reports
#2: 2.5 quake: 4km NW of Huntington Beach, CA (USA), 22 Aug 2020 06h1915 reports
#3: 4.2 quake: Greece, 22 Aug 2020 04h314 reports
#4: 3.4 quake: 3 km SSW of Indios, Puerto Rico, 22 Aug 2020 13h214 reports
#5: 2.6 quake: 24 km WNW of Stanley, Idaho (USA), 21 Aug 2020 23h183 reports
#6: 3.1 quake: Greece, 21 Aug 2020 22h492 reports
#7: 3.0 quake: Western Australia, 22 Aug 2020 02h012 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 viernes, 21 ago 2020

Complete earthquake list (latest and archive)

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World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 22 Aug 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
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Saturday, Aug 22, 2020

Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 5 during August 2020
Summary: 15 quakes 6.0+, 130 quakes 5.0+, 751 quakes 4.0+, 2295 quakes 3.0+, 4319 quakes 2.0+ (7510 total) read all

Saturday, Aug 22, 2020

Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 22 Aug 2020
Summary: 1 quake 6.0+, 3 quakes 5.0+, 32 quakes 4.0+, 99 quakes 3.0+, 222 quakes 2.0+ (357 total) read all

Friday, Aug 21, 2020

World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 21 Aug 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.

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