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World Earthquake Report for Tuesday, 22 September 2020

Wed, 23 Sep 2020, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 23 Sep 2020
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 23 Sep 2020

Summary: 3 quakes 5.0+, 27 quakes 4.0+, 98 quakes 3.0+, 178 quakes 2.0+ (306 total)
Global seismic activity level on 22 September 2020: MODERATE

Magnitude 5+: 3 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 27 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 98 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 178 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 2.7 x 1013 joules (7.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 6451 tons of TNT or 0.4 atomic bombs!) [learn more]

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (22 Sep 2020):


#1: 5.4 quake: 18 Km Al Sur De San Marcos, Guatemala, 22 Sep 2020 22h56
#2: 5.2 quake: Banda Sea, Indonesia, 22 Sep 2020 01h19
#3: 5.0 quake: South Shetland Islands, Antarctica, 22 Sep 2020 23h53
#4: 4.9 quake: 134 Km SW of Dededo Village, Guam, 22 Sep 2020 00h20
#5: 4.9 quake: 98 Km W of Queenstown, New Zealand, 22 Sep 2020 08h51
#6: 4.9 quake: South Shetland Islands, Antarctica, 22 Sep 2020 08h25
#7: 4.9 quake: South Shetland Islands, Antarctica, 22 Sep 2020 23h44
#8: 4.8 quake: South of Fiji Islands, Tonga, 22 Sep 2020 05h53
#9: 4.8 quake: 42 Km E of Baganga, Philippines, 22 Sep 2020 22h53
#10: 4.6 quake: 147 Km SSE of Ternate, Indonesia, 22 Sep 2020 06h06

Earthquakes reported felt:


#1: 3.1 quake: 2 km WSW of Wing, United Kingdom, 22 Sep 2020 08h32 - 210 reports

A second felt earthquake shook the town of Leighton Buzzard this morning at 09:22 local time. The tremor had a magnitude of 3.1 and occurred 3 km north of the town.
Today's quake is likely an aftershock of the the slightly stronger quake on 8 Sep in almost the same area.
Thousands of people near the epicenter could feel a rattling vibration that lasted a few seconds. Being only a magnitude 3.1 event, the earthquake was not dangerous and caused no damages.

#2: 4.9 quake: 98 Km W of Queenstown, New Zealand, 22 Sep 2020 08h51 - 15 reports
#3: 3.7 quake: Southwestern Kashmir, India, 22 Sep 2020 16h10 - 9 reports
#4: 2.1 quake: Leighton Buzzard,beds, United Kingdom, 22 Sep 2020 12h39 - 8 reports
#5: 4.0 quake: 127 Km NE of Thang, India, China, 22 Sep 2020 03h46 - 7 reports
#6: 2.2 quake: 6 Km NE of Zagreb, Croatia, 22 Sep 2020 00h37 - 6 reports
#7: 5.2 quake: Banda Sea, Indonesia, 22 Sep 2020 01h19 - 4 reports
#8: 5.4 quake: 18 Km Al Sur De San Marcos, Guatemala, 22 Sep 2020 22h56 - 4 reports
#9: 3.0 quake: FRANCE - 47km De Montluçon, 22 Sep 2020 00h06 - 2 reports
#10: 3.9 quake: 23 Km Al Sur De Jacó, Costa Rica, 22 Sep 2020 01h43 - 2 reports
#11: 3.1 quake: 10 km SSE of Maria Antonia, Puerto Rico, 22 Sep 2020 09h08 - 2 reports
#12: 2.6 quake: 8 km SSE of Guánica, Puerto Rico, 22 Sep 2020 09h37 - 2 reports
#13: 3.1 quake: 8 Km SSE of Ponce, Puerto Rico, 22 Sep 2020 10h41 - 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, 21 sep 2020

Complete earthquake list (latest and archive)

Previous news
Tue, 22 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 22 Sep 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (2 quakes between mag 1.5-1.8), Cerro Singüil (2 quakes between mag 2.4-2.4), Clear Lake (16 quakes between mag 0.6-1.5), Coso (14 quakes between mag 0.1-1.9), El Hierro (2 quakes between mag 1.4-2.0), Grímsvötn (2 quakes between mag 0.8-1.3) ... read all
Tue, 22 Sep 2020, 18:00
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 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22
Summary: 1 quake 7.0+, 14 quakes 6.0+, 102 quakes 5.0+, 726 quakes 4.0+, 2254 quakes 3.0+, 4304 quakes 2.0+ (7401 total) ... read all
Tue, 22 Sep 2020, 12:07
Location of today's quake in England
A second felt earthquake shook the town of Leighton Buzzard this morning at 09:22 local time. The tremor had a magnitude of 3.1 and occurred 3 km north of the town. ... read all
Tue, 22 Sep 2020, 00:24
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 22 Sep 2020
Summary: 4 quakes 5.0+, 26 quakes 4.0+, 93 quakes 3.0+, 183 quakes 2.0+ (306 total)
Global seismic activity level on 21 September 2020: MODERATE
... read all
Mon, 21 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 21 Sep 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Biliran (1 quake mag 3.2), Brennisteinsfjöll (1 quake mag 1.1), Clear Lake (21 quakes between mag 0.2-2.1), Coso (15 quakes between mag 0.4-1.3), Etna (2 quakes between mag 2.1-2.3), Fayal (1 quake mag 2.0) ... read all

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