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World Earthquake Report for Wednesday, 15 September 2021

Thu, 16 Sep 2021, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 16 Sep 2021
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 16 Sep 2021

Summary: 9 quakes 5.0+, 37 quakes 4.0+, 152 quakes 3.0+, 255 quakes 2.0+ (453 total)
Global seismic activity level on 15 September 2021: MODERATE

Magnitude 5+: 9 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 37 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 152 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 255 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 5.7 x 1013 joules (15.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 13618 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (15 Sep 2021):

#1: 5.5 quake 51 km southeast of Neijiang, Sichuan, China, Sep 16, 2021 4:33 am (GMT +8)
#2: 5.3 quake South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, Sep 15, 2021 1:31 am (GMT -2)
#3: 5.3 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, Sep 16, 2021 11:32 am (GMT +12)
#4: 5.2 quake Celebes Sea, 129 km northwest of Gorontalo, Indonesia, Sep 15, 2021 8:49 am (GMT +8)
#5: 5.2 quake South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, Sep 15, 2021 2:43 am (GMT -2)
#6: 5.2 quake South Atlantic Ocean Sep 15, 2021 8:36 am (GMT -1)
#7: 5.2 quake South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, Sep 15, 2021 8:22 am (GMT -2)
#8: 5.0 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, Sep 15, 2021 6:33 pm (GMT +12)
#9: 5.0 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, Sep 16, 2021 12:44 am (GMT +12)
#10: 4.9 quake South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, Sep 15, 2021 6:08 am (GMT -2)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 4.3 quake 25 km north of Shkoder, Albania, Sep 15, 2021 4:19 am (GMT +2) - 124 reports
#2: 4.2 quake 24 km north of Shkoder, Albania, Sep 15, 2021 2:26 pm (GMT +2) - 59 reports
#3: 4.3 quake Champhai district, 64 km east of Aizawl, Mizoram, India, Sep 15, 2021 6:59 pm (GMT +5:30) - 33 reports
#4: 3.9 quake 27 km north of Shkoder, Albania, Sep 15, 2021 4:38 am (GMT +2) - 31 reports
#5: 5.5 quake 51 km southeast of Neijiang, Sichuan, China, Sep 16, 2021 4:33 am (GMT +8) - 23 reports
#6: 2.9 quake 7.6 mi north of Van Nuys, Los Angeles County, California, USA, Sep 14, 2021 5:57 pm (GMT -7) - 17 reports
#7: 3.5 quake 7.7 km southeast of Los Llanos de Aridane, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, Sep 15, 2021 1:29 pm (GMT +1) - 15 reports
#8: 2.7 quake 8 km west of Albox, Almeria, Andalusia, Spain, Sep 15, 2021 8:06 am (GMT +2) - 15 reports
#9: 3.1 quake 8 km southeast of Los Llanos de Aridane, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, Sep 15, 2021 6:15 am (GMT +1) - 8 reports
#10: 2.9 quake 8.9 km south of Los Llanos de Aridane, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, Sep 15, 2021 8:21 am (GMT +1) - 6 reports
#11: Unconfirmed earthquake or seismic-like event: Comuna Remetea Mare, 20 km northeast of Timisoara, Romania, Sep 15, 2021 9:39 pm (GMT +3) - 6 reports
#12: 3.6 quake Guaimbê, 34 km north of Marilia, São Paulo, Brazil, Sep 15, 2021 6:09 am (GMT -3) - 6 reports
#13: 4.2 quake Eastern Samar, 39 km northeast of Panalanoy, Leyte, Eastern Visayas, Philippines, Sep 15, 2021 6:47 pm (GMT +8) - 5 reports
#14: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 7.8 km northeast of Kelowna, Regional District of Central Okanagan, British Columbia, Canada, Sep 15, 2021 12:05 pm (GMT -7) - 5 reports
#15: 3.9 quake South Pacific Ocean, 28 km south of Gisborne, New Zealand, Sep 15, 2021 8:55 pm (GMT +12) - 4 reports
#16: 2.9 quake 8.1 km southeast of Los Llanos de Aridane, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, Sep 15, 2021 7:07 am (GMT +1) - 4 reports
#17: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 1.6 mi south of Sacramento, California, USA, Sep 15, 2021 5:19 am (GMT -7) - 4 reports
#18: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 5 mi southeast of San Jose, Santa Clara County, California, USA, Sep 14, 2021 8:37 pm (GMT -7) - 4 reports
#19: Reported quake or seismic-like event: 8.7 km northwest of Berlin, Germany, Sep 15, 2021 5:13 am (GMT +2) - 3 reports
#20: 2.3 quake 8km SSW of Pearblossom, CA, Sep 15, 2021 3:01 am (GMT -7) - 3 reports
#21: 2.6 quake 5 Km WSW of Kealakekua, Hawaii, Sep 15, 2021 3:09 am (GMT -10) - 3 reports
#22: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 1.1 mi south of San Francisco, California, USA, Sep 14, 2021 5:51 pm (GMT -7) - 3 reports
#23: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): Lyon County, 16 mi northeast of Carson City, Nevada, USA, Sep 14, 2021 11:31 pm (GMT -7) - 3 reports
#24: 4.6 quake Polmorona, 20 km northwest of Mapastepec, Chiapas, Mexico, Sep 15, 2021 5:31 pm (GMT -5) - 3 reports
#25: 2.9 quake 18 km northeast of Citta di Castello, Provincia di Perugia, Umbria, Italy, Sep 15, 2021 11:03 pm (GMT +2) - 3 reports
#26: 3.2 quake 8.2 km southeast of Los Llanos de Aridane, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, Sep 15, 2021 10:25 am (GMT +1) - 3 reports
#27: 3.3 quake 37 km southwest of Parma, Emilia-Romagna, Italy, Sep 15, 2021 9:33 pm (GMT +2) - 2 reports
#28: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 4.6 km south of Gurgaon, Haryana, India, Sep 16, 2021 1:11 am (GMT +5:30) - 2 reports
#29: Reported quake or seismic-like event: Montmorency County, 23 mi west of Alpena, Michigan, USA, Sep 15, 2021 12:10 pm (GMT -4) - 2 reports
#30: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 2.8 km southwest of Sorel-Tracy, Montérégie, Quebec, Canada, Sep 15, 2021 4:16 pm (GMT -4) - 2 reports
#31: 3.0 quake South China Sea, 47 km west of San Antonio, Philippines, Sep 15, 2021 10:08 pm (GMT +8) - 2 reports
#32: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 6.5 mi northwest of Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, USA, Sep 15, 2021 2:57 am (GMT -7) - 2 reports
#33: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): Butiama District Council, 30 km south of Musoma, North Mara, Tanzania, Sep 16, 2021 1:01 am (GMT +3) - 2 reports
#34: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 15 km southwest of Huercal Overa, Almeria, Andalusia, Spain, Sep 15, 2021 11:35 am (GMT +2) - 2 reports
#35: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 2 km northwest of Bremerhaven, Bremen, Germany, Sep 15, 2021 7:24 am (GMT +2) - 2 reports
#36: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 1.3 mi north of Tracy, San Joaquin County, California, USA, Sep 15, 2021 3:38 pm (GMT -7) - 2 reports
#37: Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 8.3 mi northwest of Stockton, San Joaquin County, California, USA, Sep 15, 2021 3:01 pm (GMT -7) - 2 reports
#38: 3.6 quake Mono County, California, 53 mi south of Carson City, Nevada, USA, Sep 15, 2021 5:29 am (GMT -7) - 2 reports
#39: 3.7 quake South Pacific Ocean, 43 km southwest of Jipijapa, Provincia de Manabi, Ecuador, Sep 14, 2021 11:09 pm (GMT -5) - 2 reports
#40: 2.6 quake 21 km southeast of Iraklion, Heraklion Regional Unit, Crete, Greece, Sep 15, 2021 3:57 pm (GMT +3) - 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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