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World Earthquake Report for Tuesday, 14 September 2021

Wed, 15 Sep 2021, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 15 Sep 2021
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 15 Sep 2021

Summary: 4 quakes 5.0+, 32 quakes 4.0+, 175 quakes 3.0+, 426 quakes 2.0+ (637 total)
Global seismic activity level on 14 September 2021: MODERATE

Magnitude 5+: 4 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 32 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 175 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 426 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 3.7 x 1013 joules (10.3 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 8868 tons of TNT or 0.6 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (14 Sep 2021):

#1: 5.6 quake Indian Ocean, 128 km west of Sinabang, Kabupaten Simeulue, Aceh, Indonesia, Sep 15, 2021 3:13 am (GMT +7)
#2: 5.2 quake South Pacific Ocean, Tonga, 266 km southwest of Apia, Tuamasaga, Samoa, Sep 14, 2021 11:28 pm (GMT +13)
#3: 5.1 quake South Pacific Ocean, 105 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, Sep 13, 2021 8:56 pm (GMT -5)
#4: 5.1 quake Coral Sea, 41 km northeast of Lata, Solomon Islands, Sep 15, 2021 10:44 am (GMT +11)
#5: 4.9 quake Fairbanks North Star Parish, 40 mi southeast of Fairbanks, Alaska, USA, Sep 13, 2021 9:56 pm (GMT -8)
#6: 4.8 quake 4.2 km northeast of Jand, Attock District, Punjab, Pakistan, Sep 14, 2021 3:40 pm (GMT +5)
#7: 4.8 quake North Pacific Ocean, 185 km northeast of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Kamchatka, Russia, Sep 15, 2021 6:57 am (GMT +11)
#8: 4.7 quake Bismarck Sea, Papua New Guinea, Sep 14, 2021 3:07 pm (GMT +10)
#9: 4.7 quake 48 km east of Achinsk, Krasnoyarskiy Kray, Russia, Sep 14, 2021 3:04 pm (GMT +7)
#10: 4.7 quake 56 km southwest of Ulaangom, Uvs Aymag, Mongolia, Sep 14, 2021 4:29 pm (GMT +7)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 4.9 quake Fairbanks North Star Parish, 40 mi southeast of Fairbanks, Alaska, USA, Sep 13, 2021 9:56 pm (GMT -8) - 129 reports
#2: Unconfirmed earthquake or seismic-like event: Overton County, 18 mi northeast of Cookeville, Putnam County, Tennessee, USA, Sep 14, 2021 8:27 am (GMT -5) - 57 reports
#3: 3.5 quake 9.7 km southeast of Los Llanos de Aridane, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, Sep 14, 2021 7:00 am (GMT +1) - 38 reports
#4: 3.4 quake 5.9 km west of Katowice, Silesia, Poland, Sep 14, 2021 7:10 pm (GMT +2) - 16 reports
#5: 2.3 quake 15 km southwest of Huercal Overa, Almeria, Andalusia, Spain, Sep 14, 2021 8:29 pm (GMT +2) - 15 reports
#6: Unconfirmed earthquake or seismic-like event: North Atlantic Ocean, 18 mi northeast of Corum, Suffolk County, New York, USA, Sep 13, 2021 11:02 pm (GMT -4) - 14 reports
#7: 3.6 quake 11 km southeast of Iraklion, Heraklion Regional Unit, Crete, Greece, Sep 14, 2021 8:19 pm (GMT +3) - 12 reports
#8: 2.9 quake 10.9 mi north of Fontana, San Bernardino County, California, USA, Sep 14, 2021 2:36 pm (GMT -7) - 10 reports
#9: 3.8 quake Arteaga, Coahuila, 39 km southwest of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, Sep 14, 2021 12:56 pm (GMT -5) - 9 reports
#10: 4.8 quake 4.2 km northeast of Jand, Attock District, Punjab, Pakistan, Sep 14, 2021 3:40 pm (GMT +5) - 7 reports
#11: 4.2 quake Ionian Sea, 54 km west of Zakynthos, Nomos Zakýnthou, Ionian Islands, Greece, Sep 14, 2021 1:40 pm (GMT +3) - 6 reports
#12: Reported quake or seismic-like event: Gemeente Goes, 14 km east of Middelburg, Zeeland, Netherlands, Sep 14, 2021 7:54 pm (GMT +2) - 5 reports
#13: Reported quake or seismic-like event: 10.1 km north of Glenrothes, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, Sep 14, 2021 6:51 pm (GMT +1) - 5 reports
#14: 2.6 quake 8.5 km southeast of Los Llanos de Aridane, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, Sep 14, 2021 7:48 pm (GMT +1) - 5 reports
#15: 3.8 quake San Benito County, 17 mi northwest of Coalinga, Fresno County, California, USA, Sep 14, 2021 12:38 am (GMT -7) - 5 reports
#16: 4.4 quake Tasman Sea, 170 km northwest of Wellington, New Zealand, Sep 14, 2021 9:50 pm (GMT +12) - 5 reports
#17: 4.2 quake 19 km southeast of Acapulco de Juarez, Guerrero, Mexico, Sep 13, 2021 7:02 pm (GMT -5) - 5 reports
#18: 5.1 quake South Pacific Ocean, 105 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, Sep 13, 2021 8:56 pm (GMT -5) - 4 reports
#19: Reported quake or seismic-like event: Black Sea, 95 km east of Konstanza, Municipiul Constanţa, Constanța, Romania, Sep 14, 2021 7:49 pm (GMT +2) - 4 reports
#20: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 1.5 km northeast of Ulm, Tübingen Region, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, Sep 14, 2021 9:42 am (GMT +2) - 3 reports
#21: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 1.6 km east of Kelowna, Regional District of Central Okanagan, British Columbia, Canada, Sep 14, 2021 12:30 pm (GMT -7) - 3 reports
#22: 3.0 quake 9 km southeast of Los Llanos de Aridane, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, Sep 14, 2021 10:11 pm (GMT +1) - 3 reports
#23: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 16 km west of Ballina, County Mayo, Connacht, Ireland, Sep 14, 2021 6:52 pm (GMT +1) - 3 reports
#24: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 6.8 mi southeast of Sacramento, California, USA, Sep 14, 2021 9:02 am (GMT -7) - 3 reports
#25: 2.6 quake Tasman Sea, 78 km north of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand, Sep 14, 2021 1:17 pm (GMT +12) - 3 reports
#26: 3.1 quake 9.3 km southeast of Los Llanos de Aridane, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, Sep 14, 2021 5:52 am (GMT +1) - 2 reports
#27: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): Augusta County, 11 mi south of Stanton, Staunton County, Virginia, USA, Sep 14, 2021 12:33 am (GMT -4) - 2 reports
#28: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 1.2 mi southeast of Manchester, Passaic County, New Jersey, USA, Sep 14, 2021 12:01 am (GMT -4) - 2 reports
#29: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 3.7 km south of Santiago de Cali, Departamento del Valle del Cauca, Colombia, Sep 13, 2021 11:25 pm (GMT -5) - 2 reports
#30: 3.0 quake 9.3 km southeast of Los Llanos de Aridane, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, Sep 14, 2021 4:54 am (GMT +1) - 2 reports
#31: 3.0 quake 10.5 km south of Los Llanos de Aridane, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, Sep 14, 2021 5:40 am (GMT +1) - 2 reports
#32: 3.5 quake Baru District, 42 km west of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama, Sep 14, 2021 1:26 pm (GMT -5) - 2 reports
#33: Reported quake or seismic-like event: Flemish Brabant, Flanders, 8.4 km northeast of Bruxelles, Belgium, Sep 14, 2021 8:51 pm (GMT +2) - 2 reports
#34: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): Luzerne County, 8 mi southwest of Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA, Sep 14, 2021 2:35 am (GMT -4) - 2 reports
#35: 2.9 quake 4.7 km southwest of Salsomaggiore Terme, Italy, Sep 14, 2021 7:45 pm (GMT +2) - 2 reports
#36: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 0.8 mi west of Fortuna Foothills, Yuma County, Arizona, USA, Sep 14, 2021 6:33 am (GMT -7) - 2 reports
#37: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): Indian Ocean, 14 km south of Broome, Western Australia, Sep 14, 2021 10:33 am (GMT +8) - 2 reports
#38: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 1.3 mi northeast of South Gate, Los Angeles County, California, USA, Sep 14, 2021 11:55 am (GMT -7) - 2 reports
#39: 3.1 quake Departamento de Santa Maria, Catamarca, 60 km west of San Miguel de Tucuman, Departamento de Capital, Tucuman, Argentina, Sep 13, 2021 11:20 pm (GMT -3) - 2 reports
#40: 2.9 quake 10.7 km south of Los Llanos de Aridane, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, Sep 14, 2021 2:37 am (GMT +1) - 2 reports
#41: 3.0 quake 11 km south of Los Llanos de Aridane, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, Sep 14, 2021 2:27 am (GMT +1) - 2 reports
#42: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 3.8 mi southwest of Providence, Rhode Island, USA, Sep 14, 2021 4:39 pm (GMT -4) - 2 reports
#43: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 6 km north of Pallāvaram, Kanchipuram, Tamilnadu, India, Sep 15, 2021 12:46 am (GMT +5:30) - 2 reports
#44: 3.2 quake 10.1 km west of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, Sep 14, 2021 10:34 pm (GMT +12) - 2 reports
#45: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): Hennepin County, 8.8 mi southwest of Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, USA, Sep 14, 2021 11:57 am (GMT -5) - 2 reports
#46: 3.8 quake South Pacific Ocean, 77 km south of Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand, Sep 15, 2021 3:13 am (GMT +11) - 2 reports

Earthquake stats:

Number of quakes and energy released vs time
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Number of quakes and energy vs magnitude
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