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World Earthquake Report for Thursday, 24 September 2020

Friday Sep 25, 2020 00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 25 Sep 2020
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 25 Sep 2020

Summary: 2 quakes 5.0+, 44 quakes 4.0+, 118 quakes 3.0+, 216 quakes 2.0+ (380 total)
Global seismic activity level on 24 September 2020: MODERATE

Magnitude 5+: 2 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 44 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 118 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 216 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 5.1 x 1013 joules (14.2 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 12238 tons of TNT or 0.8 atomic bombs!) [learn more]

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (24 Sep 2020):


#1: 5.8 quake: Central Mid Atlantic Ridge, 24 Sep 2020 00h27
#2: 5.2 quake: 72 Km ENE of Tandag, Philippines, 24 Sep 2020 02h26
#3: 4.9 quake: 97 Km Al NORTE De LORETO, BCS, Mexico, 24 Sep 2020 23h01
#4: 4.8 quake: Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge, 24 Sep 2020 01h01
#5: 4.8 quake: off the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand, 24 Sep 2020 03h04
#6: 4.8 quake: 156 km N of Likisá, Timor Leste, 24 Sep 2020 17h42
#7: 4.7 quake: 63 Km Al SUROESTE De ARRIAGA , CHIS, Mexico, 24 Sep 2020 03h55
#8: 4.7 quake: 33 km ENE of Ambon, Indonesia, 24 Sep 2020 09h35
#9: 4.7 quake: Northern Sumatra, Indonesia, 24 Sep 2020 09h34
#10: 4.7 quake: 24 km WSW of Kāzerūn, Iran, 24 Sep 2020 13h15

Earthquakes reported felt:


#1: 4.2 quake: 21 km SSE of Marmara Ereğlisi, Turkey, 24 Sep 2020 13h38 - 163 reports

A small, but felt earthquake occurred in the Marmara Sea 70 km SW of Istanbul this afternoon at 4:38 pm local time.
Many people in the metropolitan region felt the small tremor, which had a magnitude of around 4.0 and was at 12 km depth according to initial calculations. Fortunately, quakes of this size pose no significant hazard, but the region is affected by the very active and dangerous Anatolian fault system, which is capable of producing devastating large quakes of magnitudes 6-7.

#2: 4.1 quake: 28 Km SSW of Préveza, Greece, 24 Sep 2020 05h10 - 69 reports

A light earthquake shook the popular Greek holiday island of Lefkada this morning at 08:10 am local time, waking up many people.
According to Athens' National Observatory, the quake had a magnitude of 4.1 and occurred at 16 km depth. It was too weak to pose any risk, but in a radius of 10-20 km from the epicenter 14 km SW of Lefkada town, it could be clearly felt as a short rattling movement.
A second quake of similar magnitude occurred in the same area 11 minutes later.
In Albania, a similar quake of magnitude 4.1had occurred earlier during the night. It also was widely felt, but did not cause any damage.
Earthquakes along the Ionian Islands on the western coast of Greece and southern Albania are very common, as this area sits above a very active transform fault (the Cephalonia Transform Fault), separating the Adriatic and Aegean subplates. Larger earthquakes of magnitudes up to 6-7 occur in this area every few years to decades.
In recent years, the largest quake in the same area was a strong magnitude 6.3 quake on 17 Nov 2015 just a few km to the west of today's quakes.

#3: 4.1 quake: Costa Greca Ionica (GRECIA), Greece, 24 Sep 2020 05h21 - 18 reports
#4: 4.3 quake: 6 km N of Lushnjë, Albania, 24 Sep 2020 19h21 - 13 reports
#5: 3.5 quake: 011 Km S 56° W of Valencia (Negros Oriental), Philippines, 24 Sep 2020 14h16 - 11 reports
#6: 4.1 quake: 35 Km NNE of Ierápetra, Greece, 24 Sep 2020 18h52 - 9 reports
#7: 3.8 quake: Pilbara, WA, Australia, 24 Sep 2020 08h25 - 9 reports
#8: 4.4 quake: 017 Km 00 °est of Valencia (Negros Oriental), Philippines, 24 Sep 2020 14h16 - 6 reports
#9: 3.1 quake: 36 Km S of Aksaray, Turkey, 24 Sep 2020 12h11 - 6 reports
#10: 4.4 quake: 28 km S of Aksaray, Turkey, 24 Sep 2020 01h01 - 5 reports
#11: 3.8 quake: 11 km ESE of Schísma Eloúndas, Greece, 24 Sep 2020 21h22 - 4 reports
#12: 3.4 quake: 1 Km S Terme Vigliatore (ME), Italy, 24 Sep 2020 05h53 - 4 reports
#13: 3.6 quake: 49 Km WSW of Esenyurt, Turkey, 24 Sep 2020 18h06 - 3 reports
#14: 4.7 quake: Philippine Islands Region, Philippines, 24 Sep 2020 14h31 - 3 reports
#15: 3.3 quake: Negros- Cebu Reg, Philippines, 24 Sep 2020 14h17 - 3 reports
#16: 3.1 quake: 70 Km NE of Sitia, Greece, 24 Sep 2020 18h25 - 3 reports
#17: 2.8 quake: 28 Km SSW of Préveza, Greece, 24 Sep 2020 05h24 - 3 reports
#18: 3.2 quake: 7 Km WSW of La Parguera, Puerto Rico, 24 Sep 2020 08h45 - 2 reports
#19: 2.3 quake: 3km WSW of South El Monte, CA, USA, 24 Sep 2020 06h58 - 2 reports
#20: 5.2 quake: 72 Km ENE of Tandag, Philippines, 24 Sep 2020 02h26 - 2 reports
#21: 4.0 quake: 40 Km ENE of Tandag, Philippines, 24 Sep 2020 10h13 - 2 reports
#22: 3.2 quake: 33 Km S of Tirana, Albania, 24 Sep 2020 05h18 - 2 reports
#23: 2.0 quake: 023 Km S 56° E of Bayabas (Surigao Del Sur), Philippines, 24 Sep 2020 11h38 - 2 reports
#24: 2.0 quake: 6km WNW of The Geysers, CA, USA, 24 Sep 2020 00h47 - 2 reports
#25: 5.8 quake: Central Mid Atlantic Ridge, 24 Sep 2020 00h27 - 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

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