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World Earthquake Report for Saturday, 29 August 2020

Saturday Aug 29, 2020 21:20 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 29 Aug 2020

Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 29 Aug 2020

Summary: 2 quakes 5.0+, 22 quakes 4.0+, 96 quakes 3.0+, 213 quakes 2.0+ (333 total)
This report is being updated every hour.
Magnitude 5+: 2 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 22 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 96 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 213 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher

Total seismic energy estimate: 1.3 x 1013 joules (3.74 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3219 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) [learn more]

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

#1: 5.0 quake: Fiji Islands Region (Wallis & Futuna), 29 Aug 2020 07h46
#2: 5.0 quake: South Shetland Islands (Antarctica), 29 Aug 2020 12h47
#3: 4.9 quake: Southern Sumatra, Indonesia, 29 Aug 2020 05h35
#4: 4.9 quake: Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia), 29 Aug 2020 08h10
#5: 4.7 quake: New Zealand, 28 Aug 2020 22h17
#6: 4.7 quake: New Zealand, 29 Aug 2020 12h45
#7: 4.6 quake: (Greece), 29 Aug 2020 00h18
#8: 4.6 quake: New Zealand, 29 Aug 2020 08h29
#9: 4.6 quake: Mariana Islands Region (Northern Mariana Islands), 29 Aug 2020 09h49
#10: 4.5 quake: 194 Km ENE of Levuka, Fiji, 29 Aug 2020 03h17

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 4.6 quake: (Greece), 29 Aug 2020 00h1850 reports
#2: 3.8 quake: Ne Ain Defla.arg (Algeria), 29 Aug 2020 05h1012 reports
#3: 4.1 quake: 6 km WSW of Fuig, Puerto Rico, 29 Aug 2020 16h338 reports
#4: 3.1 quake: NE ARB (Spain), 28 Aug 2020 21h366 reports
#5: 2.8 quake: 4 Km NW Lariano (RM) (Italy), 28 Aug 2020 22h526 reports
#6: 4.6 quake: New Zealand, 29 Aug 2020 08h293 reports
#7: 3.6 quake: 4.2 Km NNW of Krýsuvík (Iceland), 29 Aug 2020 19h063 reports
#8: 2.9 quake: Moulamein, NSW (Australia), 29 Aug 2020 10h383 reports
#9: 2.6 quake: New Zealand, 29 Aug 2020 08h502 reports
#10: 3.4 quake: 4.2 km N of Krýsuvík (Iceland), 29 Aug 2020 16h232 reports
#11: 3.1 quake: 3.0 Km E of Hveragerði (Iceland), 29 Aug 2020 16h232 reports
#12: 3.0 quake: 3.8 km NNW of Krýsuvík (Iceland), 29 Aug 2020 19h082 reports
#13: 3.0 quake: 4.2 km N of Krýsuvík (Iceland), 29 Aug 2020 16h392 reports
#14: 4.7 quake: New Zealand, 29 Aug 2020 12h452 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, 28 ago 2020

Complete earthquake list (latest and archive)

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