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World Earthquake Report for Wednesday, 2 September 2020

Thursday Sep 03, 2020 00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  3 Sep 2020
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 3 Sep 2020

Summary: 8 quakes 5.0+, 29 quakes 4.0+, 149 quakes 3.0+, 221 quakes 2.0+ (407 total)
Global seismic activity level on 2 September 2020: MODERATE

Magnitude 5+: 8 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 29 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 149 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 221 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 5 x 1013 joules (13.9 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 11932 tons of TNT or 0.7 atomic bombs!) [learn more]

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (2 Sep 2020):


#1: 5.4 quake: New Zealand, 2 Sep 2020 22h39
#2: 5.3 quake: New Zealand, 2 Sep 2020 21h39
#3: 5.2 quake: South Sandwich Islands Region, 2 Sep 2020 00h21
#4: 5.2 quake: Vanuatu Islands, 2 Sep 2020 00h58
#5: 5.2 quake: Seram, Indonesia, 2 Sep 2020 17h46
#6: 5.2 quake: 176 Km al sur de Las Tablas, Panamá (Panama), 2 Sep 2020 21h09
#7: 5.1 quake: South Sandwich Islands Region, 2 Sep 2020 00h21
#8: 5.0 quake: Irian Jaya, Indonesia, 2 Sep 2020 23h25
#9: 4.9 quake: Mariana Islands (Northern Mariana Islands), 2 Sep 2020 02h45
#10: 4.9 quake: 61 Km Al N De Huasco (Chile), 2 Sep 2020 03h04

Earthquakes reported felt:


#1: 5.2 quake: 176 Km al sur de Las Tablas, Panamá (Panama), 2 Sep 2020 21h09 - 4 reports
#2: 3.6 quake: MediterrÁneo-cabo De Palos (Spain), 2 Sep 2020 21h33 - 3 reports
#3: 3.6 quake: Costero Catalana (Spain), 2 Sep 2020 01h31 - 2 reports
#4: 2.8 quake: Nw LizoÁin-arriasgoiti.na (Spain), 2 Sep 2020 21h08 - 2 reports
#5: 4.6 quake: 59 Km SSW of Boca Chica, Panama, 2 Sep 2020 18h49 - 2 reports
#6: 4.3 quake: New Zealand, 2 Sep 2020 19h46 - 2 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 martes, 1 sep 2020

Complete earthquake list (latest and archive)

Previous news
Wednesday, Sep 02, 2020
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  2 Sep 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Askja (6 quakes between mag 0.3-1.4), Bardarbunga (2 quakes between mag 0.5-1.3), Clear Lake (14 quakes between mag 0.2-1.9), Coso (16 quakes between mag 0.3-3.5), El Hierro (1 quake mag 1.9), Etna (1 quake mag 1.1) ... read all
Wednesday, Sep 02, 2020
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 5 during September 2020
Jump to daily reports for Sep 2020: 1 | 2
Summary: 1 quake 7.0+, 2 quakes 6.0+, 13 quakes 5.0+, 47 quakes 4.0+, 241 quakes 3.0+, 402 quakes 2.0+ (706 total) ... read all
Wednesday, Sep 02, 2020
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  2 Sep 2020
Summary: 1 quake 7.0+, 2 quakes 6.0+, 8 quakes 5.0+, 28 quakes 4.0+, 135 quakes 3.0+, 225 quakes 2.0+ (399 total)
Global seismic activity level on 1 September 2020: VERY HIGH
... read all
Tuesday, Sep 01, 2020
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  1 Sep 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Clear Lake (22 quakes between mag 0.3-2.1), Etna (3 quakes between mag 1.1-1.6), Hrómundartindur (2 quakes between mag 0.7-1.0), Kilauea (1 quake mag 2.0), Krísuvík (43 quakes between mag 0.1-1.7), Kverkfjöll (2 quakes between mag 0.7-1.0) ... read all
Tuesday, Sep 01, 2020
Shakemap of this morning's quake in Chile (image: USGS)
A very large and potentially dangerous magnitude 7 quake hit off Chile's Pacific coast approx. 55 km north of the Huasco town (pop. 9000) in the Atacama Region earlier this morning, at 00:09 local time. ... read all

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