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World Earthquake Report for Wednesday, 30 September 2020

Thursday Oct 01, 2020 00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  1 Oct 2020
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 1 Oct 2020

Summary: 4 quakes 5.0+, 32 quakes 4.0+, 109 quakes 3.0+, 197 quakes 2.0+ (342 total)
Global seismic activity level on 30 September 2020: MODERATE

Magnitude 5+: 4 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 32 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 109 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 197 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 2.5 x 1013 joules (7.03 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 6049 tons of TNT or 0.4 atomic bombs!) [learn more]

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (30 Sep 2020):


#1: 5.3 quake: 107 Km NW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu, 30 Sep 2020 19h35
#2: 5.1 quake: Carlsberg Ridge, 30 Sep 2020 05h42
#3: 5.0 quake: 40 Km E of Yilan, Taiwan, 30 Sep 2020 04h37
#4: 5.0 quake: 75 km ENE of Bacolod, Philippines, 30 Sep 2020 22h10
#5: 4.9 quake: Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan, 30 Sep 2020 13h58
#6: 4.9 quake: 075 Km N 72° E of Bayabas (Surigao Del Sur), Philippines, 30 Sep 2020 21h13
#7: 4.8 quake: Banda Sea, Indonesia, 30 Sep 2020 05h23
#8: 4.8 quake: 8 Km Al Suroeste De Champerico, Guatemala, 30 Sep 2020 13h42
#9: 4.7 quake: Philippine Islands Region, Philippines, 30 Sep 2020 00h49
#10: 4.7 quake: Fiji Islands Region, 30 Sep 2020 08h50

Earthquakes reported felt:


#1: 4.3 quake: Central Mediterranean Sea, Malta, 30 Sep 2020 01h01 - 439 reports

At 3.01 am, an earthquake of magnitude 4.3 occurred south of Malta. Light to moderate shaking was felt all over the island, most pronounced in the southern part, where many people woke up from their sleep.
There are no reports of significant damages. Quakes in Malta are not uncommon as the island is near the active Sicily Channel, related to the tectonic plate boundary between Africa and Europe.

#2: 4.6 quake: NW LIZO, Spain, 30 Sep 2020 22h02 - 334 reports
#3: 2.7 quake: 4km ESE of Berkeley, CA, USA, 30 Sep 2020 12h51 - 109 reports
#4: 3.1 quake: Canale Di Sicilia Meridionale (MARE), Malta, 30 Sep 2020 02h51 - 16 reports
#5: 3.4 quake: NW LIZO, Spain, 30 Sep 2020 22h54 - 14 reports
#6: 3.7 quake: N LIZO, Spain, 30 Sep 2020 23h37 - 11 reports
#7: 5.0 quake: 40 Km E of Yilan, Taiwan, 30 Sep 2020 04h37 - 10 reports
#8: 3.9 quake: Ecuador - Canar, A 17.61km De Canar, 30 Sep 2020 00h46 - 5 reports
#9: 4.4 quake: 3km NE of Westmorland, CA, USA, 30 Sep 2020 23h31 - 5 reports
#10: 5.3 quake: 107 Km NW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu, 30 Sep 2020 19h35 - 4 reports
#11: 2.6 quake: 10km NNE of Milpitas, CA, USA, 30 Sep 2020 08h38 - 4 reports
#12: 3.6 quake: 33 Km S of Karyes, Greece, 30 Sep 2020 03h33 - 3 reports
#13: 3.0 quake: 4km ENE of Westmorland, CA, USA, 30 Sep 2020 23h00 - 3 reports
#14: 3.1 quake: 3km ENE of Westmorland, CA, USA, 30 Sep 2020 23h08 - 3 reports
#15: 3.7 quake: 3km ENE of Westmorland, CA, USA, 30 Sep 2020 23h06 - 3 reports
#16: 3.4 quake: N Setif.arg, Algeria, 30 Sep 2020 02h35 - 2 reports
#17: 3.0 quake: 179 Km NE of Whakatane, New Zealand, 30 Sep 2020 01h00 - 2 reports
#18: 3.2 quake: N M, Spain, 30 Sep 2020 05h26 - 2 reports
#19: 2.9 quake: 36 Km SSE of Tarbes, France, 30 Sep 2020 01h01 - 2 reports
#20: 4.7 quake: Philippine Islands Region, Philippines, 30 Sep 2020 00h49 - 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 martes, 29 sep 2020

Complete earthquake list (latest and archive)

Previous news
Wednesday, Sep 30, 2020
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 30 Sep 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (3 quakes between mag 1.6-1.9), Askja (1 quake mag 1.0), Clear Lake (20 quakes between mag 0.2-1.4), Coso (18 quakes between mag 0.1-2.3), Cuernos de Negros (1 quake mag 2.5), Etna (4 quakes between mag 1.2-2.2) ... read all
Wednesday, Sep 30, 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 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30
Summary: 1 quake 7.0+, 15 quakes 6.0+, 128 quakes 5.0+, 992 quakes 4.0+, 3162 quakes 3.0+, 6110 quakes 2.0+ (10408 total) ... read all
Wednesday, Sep 30, 2020
Location and user reports for this night's quake south of Malta
At 3.01 am, an earthquake of magnitude 4.3 occurred south of Malta. Light to moderate shaking was felt all over the island, most pronounced in the southern part, where many people woke up from their sleep. ... read all
Wednesday, Sep 30, 2020
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 30 Sep 2020
Summary: 4 quakes 5.0+, 32 quakes 4.0+, 96 quakes 3.0+, 182 quakes 2.0+ (314 total)
Global seismic activity level on 29 September 2020: MODERATE
... read all

 

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