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World Earthquake Report for Thursday, 17 September 2020

Fri, 18 Sep 2020, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 18 Sep 2020
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 18 Sep 2020

Summary: 7 quakes 5.0+, 33 quakes 4.0+, 91 quakes 3.0+, 172 quakes 2.0+ (303 total)
Global seismic activity level on 17 September 2020: MODERATE

Magnitude 5+: 7 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 33 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 91 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 172 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 6 x 1013 joules (16.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 14221 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (17 Sep 2020):


#1: 5.7 quake: Central Mid Atlantic Ridge, 17 Sep 2020 03h00
#2: 5.4 quake: Banda Sea, Indonesia, 17 Sep 2020 10h32
#3: 5.4 quake: Fiji Islands Region, Tonga, 17 Sep 2020 17h01
#4: 5.2 quake: 25 Km Al OESTE De HUIXTLA, CHIS, Mexico, 17 Sep 2020 01h13
#5: 5.1 quake: 11 Km Al S De Tongoy, Chile, 17 Sep 2020 01h33
#6: 5.1 quake: Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, 17 Sep 2020 03h27
#7: 5.0 quake: 300 Km Al Norte De Archipiélago De San Andrés, Providencia Y Santa, Nicaragua, 17 Sep 2020 10h50
#8: 4.8 quake: 44 km ENE of Sibi, Pakistan, 17 Sep 2020 16h42
#9: 4.7 quake: Eastern Honshu, Japan, 17 Sep 2020 00h18
#10: 4.7 quake: 248 km WNW of Tual, Indonesia, 17 Sep 2020 03h08

Earthquakes reported felt:


#1: 5.4 quake: Banda Sea, Indonesia, 17 Sep 2020 10h32 - 12 reports
#2: 5.2 quake: 25 Km Al OESTE De HUIXTLA, CHIS, Mexico, 17 Sep 2020 01h13 - 9 reports
#3: 2.9 quake: FRANCE - 6km De Pornic, 17 Sep 2020 10h07 - 5 reports
#4: 5.1 quake: 11 Km Al S De Tongoy, Chile, 17 Sep 2020 01h33 - 4 reports
#5: 4.8 quake: 44 km ENE of Sibi, Pakistan, 17 Sep 2020 16h42 - 4 reports
#6: 4.5 quake: 41 km NE of Taitung City, Taiwan, 17 Sep 2020 01h37 - 3 reports
#7: 2.5 quake: Ionian Sea, Greece, 17 Sep 2020 14h22 - 2 reports
#8: 2.7 quake: Czech Republic, Czechia, 17 Sep 2020 18h26 - 2 reports
#9: 2.6 quake: 22 Km WNW of Stanley, Idaho, USA, 17 Sep 2020 15h59 - 2 reports
#10: 3.0 quake: 12 Km NNW of Midland, Texas, USA, 17 Sep 2020 03h49 - 2 reports
#11: 2.6 quake: 74 km W of Agrínio, Greece, 17 Sep 2020 14h23 - 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 miércoles, 16 sep 2020

Complete earthquake list (latest and archive)

Previous news
Thu, 17 Sep 2020, 23:50
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 17 Sep 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (5 quakes between mag 1.0-1.7), Cabalian (1 quake mag 2.5), Clear Lake (21 quakes between mag 0.4-1.9), Coso (5 quakes between mag 0.4-1.3), Cuernos de Negros (1 quake mag 2.2), Etna (12 quakes between mag 1.2-2.2) ... read all
Thu, 17 Sep 2020, 00:24
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 17 Sep 2020
Summary: 4 quakes 5.0+, 19 quakes 4.0+, 91 quakes 3.0+, 189 quakes 2.0+ (303 total)
Global seismic activity level on 16 September 2020: MODERATE
... read all
Wed, 16 Sep 2020, 23:50
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 16 Sep 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Arenal (1 quake mag 2.9), Askja (4 quakes between mag 0.6-1.7), Bardarbunga (1 quake mag 2.4), Clear Lake (12 quakes between mag 0.6-1.4), Coso (6 quakes between mag 0.1-1.9), Esjufjöll (1 quake mag 1.4) ... read all
Wed, 16 Sep 2020, 06:37
This morning's quake in Nepal and location of user reports of it
A moderately strong earthquake hit Nepal this morning at 5:19 am local time (which is 5 hours 45 minutes ahead of GMT). According to various agencies, the quake had a magnitude between 4.9 and 6.0 and struck approx. 60 km NE of the capital Kathmandu in the Sindhupalchok district. ... read all

 

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