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World Earthquake Report for Monday, 28 September 2020

Tue, 29 Sep 2020, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 29 Sep 2020
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 29 Sep 2020

Summary: 3 quakes 5.0+, 28 quakes 4.0+, 120 quakes 3.0+, 219 quakes 2.0+ (370 total)
Global seismic activity level on 28 September 2020: MODERATE

Magnitude 5+: 3 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 28 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 120 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 219 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 2.6 x 1013 joules (7.18 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 6177 tons of TNT or 0.4 atomic bombs!) [learn more]

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (28 Sep 2020):


#1: 5.2 quake: 112 Km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska, USA, 28 Sep 2020 02h44
#2: 5.2 quake: South of Sumbawa, Indonesia, 28 Sep 2020 03h44
#3: 5.2 quake: South Sandwich Islands region, 28 Sep 2020 08h46
#4: 4.9 quake: Azores Islands Region, Portugal, 28 Sep 2020 12h26
#5: 4.9 quake: Azores Islands Region, Portugal, 28 Sep 2020 13h21
#6: 4.8 quake: 111 Km W of Port-Vila, Vanuatu, 28 Sep 2020 00h53
#7: 4.8 quake: 38 Km S of Taitung City, Taiwan, 28 Sep 2020 20h50
#8: 4.8 quake: 107 Km NNW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu, 28 Sep 2020 19h41
#9: 4.7 quake: North of Halmahera, Indonesia, 28 Sep 2020 04h37
#10: 4.7 quake: northern Sumatra, Indonesia, 28 Sep 2020 16h26

Earthquakes reported felt:


#1: 3.5 quake: 10km NE of Milpitas, CA, USA, 28 Sep 2020 05h16 - 47 reports

A small quake of magnitude 3.4 occurred 10 minutes ago 18 km (11 mi) NE of San Jose in the San Francisco Bay area.
According to USGS, the quake occurred at 10:17 pm local time and was very shallow, at 4.4 km (3 miles) depth. Therefore, it was felt by many residents who reported a short single shake that lasted less than a few seconds. At this small magnitude, the quake poses no hazard.

#2: 4.6 quake: 34 Km S of Karyes, Greece, 28 Sep 2020 04h12 - 39 reports
#3: 3.8 quake: Bali Region, Indonesia, 28 Sep 2020 16h23 - 11 reports
#4: 2.1 quake: 10km NE of Milpitas, CA, USA, 28 Sep 2020 05h24 - 4 reports
#5: 4.6 quake: Eastern Kashmir, India, 28 Sep 2020 05h12 - 4 reports
#6: 4.9 quake: Azores Islands Region, Portugal, 28 Sep 2020 12h26 - 3 reports
#7: 2.3 quake: 49 Km NNE of Glasgow, United Kingdom, 28 Sep 2020 04h54 - 3 reports
#8: 5.2 quake: South of Sumbawa, Indonesia, 28 Sep 2020 03h44 - 2 reports
#9: 2.8 quake: 34 Km S of Karyes, Greece, 28 Sep 2020 04h43 - 2 reports
#10: 4.9 quake: Azores Islands Region, Portugal, 28 Sep 2020 13h21 - 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 domingo, 27 sep 2020

Complete earthquake list (latest and archive)

Previous news
Mon, 28 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 28 Sep 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Agung (1 quake mag 3.8), Akyarlar (1 quake mag 1.5), Biliran (1 quake mag 1.9), Clear Lake (15 quakes between mag 0.3-1.4), Coso (2 quakes between mag 0.7-1.0), Etna (5 quakes between mag 1.2-2.2) ... read all
Mon, 28 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 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28
Summary: 1 quake 7.0+, 15 quakes 6.0+, 122 quakes 5.0+, 928 quakes 4.0+, 2963 quakes 3.0+, 5730 quakes 2.0+ (9759 total) ... read all
Mon, 28 Sep 2020, 05:36
Location of last evening's small felt quake near San Jose, California
A small quake of magnitude 3.4 occurred 10 minutes ago 18 km (11 mi) NE of San Jose in the San Francisco Bay area. ... read all
Mon, 28 Sep 2020, 00:24
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 28 Sep 2020
Summary: 4 quakes 5.0+, 32 quakes 4.0+, 115 quakes 3.0+, 238 quakes 2.0+ (389 total)
Global seismic activity level on 27 September 2020: MODERATE
... read all
Sun, 27 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 27 Sep 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (1 quake mag 1.3), Bardarbunga (8 quakes between mag 0.5-4.6), Clear Lake (21 quakes between mag 0.3-2.0), Coso (9 quakes between mag 0.7-1.2), Etna (17 quakes between mag 1.0-3.2), Grímsnes (1 quake mag 1.1) ... read all

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