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World Earthquake Report for Tuesday, 15 September 2020

Wednesday Sep 16, 2020 00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 16 Sep 2020
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 16 Sep 2020

Summary: 2 quakes 6.0+, 31 quakes 4.0+, 87 quakes 3.0+, 190 quakes 2.0+ (310 total)
Global seismic activity level on 15 September 2020: HIGH

Magnitude 6+: 2 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 31 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 87 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 190 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 5 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 3.3 x 1014 joules (91 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 78273 tons of TNT or 4.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (15 Sep 2020):


#1: 6.4 quake: Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia, 15 Sep 2020 03h41
#2: 6.0 quake: Fiji Islands Region, 15 Sep 2020 04h12
#3: 4.9 quake: 189 Km NNE of Labasa, Fiji, 15 Sep 2020 10h55
#4: 4.9 quake: New Britain Region, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea), 15 Sep 2020 15h38
#5: 4.9 quake: Nepal, 15 Sep 2020 23h34
#6: 4.8 quake: New Zealand, 15 Sep 2020 16h42
#7: 4.7 quake: 24 Km Al NO De Zorritos, Contralmirante Villar - Tumbes (Peru), 15 Sep 2020 06h44
#8: 4.7 quake: Vanuatu Islands, 15 Sep 2020 08h04
#9: 4.6 quake: 61 Km Al N De Huasco (Chile), 15 Sep 2020 05h11
#10: 4.6 quake: Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan, 15 Sep 2020 06h06

Earthquakes reported felt:


#1: 4.9 quake: Nepal, 15 Sep 2020 23h34 - 165 reports
#2: 4.3 quake: New Zealand, 15 Sep 2020 07h29 - 14 reports
#3: 4.6 quake: 6.8 Km SE of Flatey (Iceland), 15 Sep 2020 14h52 - 8 reports
#4: 4.2 quake: 28 Km SSE of Mina, Nevada (USA), 15 Sep 2020 16h33 - 7 reports
#5: 2.7 quake: 10 Km SW of Index, Washington (USA), 15 Sep 2020 02h32 - 5 reports
#6: 2.0 quake: Croatia, 15 Sep 2020 19h13 - 5 reports
#7: 3.1 quake: 12km SW of Morongo Valley, CA (USA), 15 Sep 2020 15h09 - 3 reports
#8: 4.7 quake: 24 Km Al NO De Zorritos, Contralmirante Villar - Tumbes (Peru), 15 Sep 2020 06h44 - 2 reports
#9: 3.6 quake: Region Metropolitana, Chile, 15 Sep 2020 22h56 - 2 reports
#10: 6.4 quake: Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia, 15 Sep 2020 03h41 - 2 reports
#11: 3.0 quake: New Zealand, 15 Sep 2020 12h24 - 2 reports
#12: 3.1 quake: 051 Km S 65° E of Manay (Davao Oriental), Philippines, 15 Sep 2020 08h46 - 2 reports
#13: 3.1 quake: 50 Km S of Whites City, New Mexico, USA, 15 Sep 2020 02h52 - 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 lunes, 14 sep 2020

Complete earthquake list (latest and archive)

Previous news
Tuesday, Sep 15, 2020
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 15 Sep 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (1 quake mag 1.7), Askja (1 quake mag 1.1), Bardarbunga (5 quakes between mag 0.1-2.2), Clear Lake (29 quakes between mag 0.4-2.0), Eldey (1 quake mag 1.0), Etna (2 quakes between mag 1.3-1.4) ... read all
Tuesday, Sep 15, 2020
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 5 during September 2020
Jump to daily reports for Sep 2020: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15
Summary: 1 quake 7.0+, 13 quakes 6.0+, 73 quakes 5.0+, 529 quakes 4.0+, 1593 quakes 3.0+, 2924 quakes 2.0+ (5133 total) ... read all
Tuesday, Sep 15, 2020
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 15 Sep 2020
Summary: 2 quakes 5.0+, 32 quakes 4.0+, 115 quakes 3.0+, 193 quakes 2.0+ (342 total)
Global seismic activity level on 14 September 2020: LOW
... read all
Monday, Sep 14, 2020
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 14 Sep 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Bibinoi (1 quake mag 3.0), Clear Lake (16 quakes between mag 0.2-1.1), Coso (5 quakes between mag 0.8-1.4), Eldey (1 quake mag 1.7), Etna (1 quake mag 1.4), Eyafjallajökull (1 quake mag 1.8) ... read all

 

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