The number of large Earthquakes increased in August –
7.7 Sea of Okhotsk on the 14th. 7.3 El Salvador on the 27th. 7.6 Philippines on the 31st.
The last month that there was a magnitude 7 quake was in April.
5.3 Earthquake hits Svalbard in the Arctic off the east coast of Greenland.
5.1 Earthquake hits eastern Iran.
4.9 Aftershock hits the Philippine Islands.