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World Earthquake Report for Tuesday, 20 September 2022

Wed, 21 Sep 2022, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 21 Sep 2022
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 21 Sep 2022
Summary: 1 quake 6.0+, 7 quakes 5.0+, 54 quakes 4.0+, 100 quakes 3.0+, 250 quakes 2.0+ (412 total)
Global seismic activity level on 20 September 2022: MODERATE

Magnitude 6+: 1 earthquake
Magnitude 5+: 7 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 54 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 100 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 250 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 7 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 1.3 x 1014 joules (37.1 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 31934 tons of TNT or 2 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (20 Sep 2022)

#1: Mag 6.0 Bering Sea, 43 km northeast of Nikolski, Kamchatka, Russia

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2022 at 6:23 am (GMT +12) -
6.0 quake Bering Sea, 43 km northeast of Nikolski, Kamchatka, Russia, Sep 21, 2022 6:23 am (GMT +12)

#2: Mag 5.8 North Pacific Ocean, 73 km south of Tecoman, Colima, Mexico

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2022 at 3:17 am (GMT -5) -
5.8 quake North Pacific Ocean, 73 km south of Tecoman, Colima, Mexico, Sep 20, 2022 3:17 am (GMT -5)

#3: Mag 5.4 North Pacific Ocean, 133 km southeast of Colima, Mexico

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2022 at 2:04 pm (GMT -5) -
5.4 quake North Pacific Ocean, 133 km southeast of Colima, Mexico, Sep 20, 2022 2:04 pm (GMT -5)

#4: Mag 5.2 South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand

Monday, Sep 19, 2022 at 7:05 pm (GMT -12) -
5.2 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, Sep 19, 2022 7:05 pm (GMT -12)

#5: Mag 5.1 South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2022 at 4:49 pm (GMT -2) -
5.1 quake South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, Sep 20, 2022 4:49 pm (GMT -2)

#6: Mag 5.1 Coral Sea, 83 km east of Santo, Luganville, Sanma Province, Vanuatu

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2022 at 3:22 pm (GMT +11) -
5.1 quake Coral Sea, 83 km east of Santo, Luganville, Sanma Province, Vanuatu, Sep 20, 2022 3:22 pm (GMT +11)

#7: Mag 5.1 South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2022 at 5:10 am (GMT +12) -
5.1 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, Sep 21, 2022 5:10 am (GMT +12)

#8: Mag 5.0 Indian Ocean, 200 km west of Padang, Sumatra Barat, Indonesia

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2022 at 5:25 am (GMT +7) -
5.0 quake Indian Ocean, 200 km west of Padang, Sumatra Barat, Indonesia, Sep 21, 2022 5:25 am (GMT +7)

#9: Mag 4.9 Turkestan, 180 km east of Kyzylorda, Qyzylorda Oblysy, Kazakhstan

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2022 at 6:59 am (GMT +6) -
4.9 quake Turkestan, 180 km east of Kyzylorda, Qyzylorda Oblysy, Kazakhstan, Sep 20, 2022 6:59 am (GMT +6)

#10: Mag 4.9 Philippine Sea, 35 km northeast of Dededo Village, Guam

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2022 at 1:42 am (GMT +10) -
4.9 quake Philippine Sea, 35 km northeast of Dededo Village, Guam, Sep 21, 2022 1:42 am (GMT +10)

Earthquakes reported felt

#1: Mag 5.8 North Pacific Ocean, 73 km south of Tecoman, Colima, Mexico - 114 reports

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2022 at 3:17 am (GMT -5) -
5.8 quake North Pacific Ocean, 73 km south of Tecoman, Colima, Mexico, Sep 20, 2022 3:17 am (GMT -5)

#2: Mag 4.5 26 km southwest of Segovia, Antioquia, Colombia - 49 reports

Monday, Sep 19, 2022 at 11:54 pm (GMT -5) -
4.5 quake 26 km southwest of Segovia, Antioquia, Colombia, Sep 19, 2022 11:54 pm (GMT -5)

#3: Mag 5.4 North Pacific Ocean, 133 km southeast of Colima, Mexico - 30 reports

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2022 at 2:04 pm (GMT -5) -
5.4 quake North Pacific Ocean, 133 km southeast of Colima, Mexico, Sep 20, 2022 2:04 pm (GMT -5)

#4: Mag 4.9 Philippine Sea, 35 km northeast of Dededo Village, Guam - 13 reports

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2022 at 1:42 am (GMT +10) -
4.9 quake Philippine Sea, 35 km northeast of Dededo Village, Guam, Sep 21, 2022 1:42 am (GMT +10)

#5: Mag 4.4 North Pacific Ocean, 68 km south of Matamoros, Mexico - 9 reports

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2022 at 1:19 am (GMT -5) -
4.4 quake North Pacific Ocean, 68 km south of Matamoros, Mexico, Sep 20, 2022 1:19 am (GMT -5)

#6: Mag 4.8 North Pacific Ocean, 89 km south of Matamoros, Mexico - 6 reports

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2022 at 5:43 am (GMT -5) -
4.8 quake North Pacific Ocean, 89 km south of Matamoros, Mexico, Sep 20, 2022 5:43 am (GMT -5)

#7: Mag 3.4 Aegean Sea, 68 km northeast of Heraklion, Crete, Greece - 4 reports

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2022 at 2:53 pm (GMT +3) -
3.4 quake Aegean Sea, 68 km northeast of Heraklion, Crete, Greece, Sep 20, 2022 2:53 pm (GMT +3)

#8: Mag 2.3 8km NE of Aguanga, CA - 4 reports

Monday, Sep 19, 2022 at 7:52 pm (GMT -7) -
2.3 quake 8km NE of Aguanga, CA, Sep 19, 2022 7:52 pm (GMT -7)

#9: Mag 3.4 North Pacific Ocean, 6.9 mi northwest of Kalaoa, Hawaii County, USA - 3 reports

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2022 at 5:20 am (GMT -10) -
3.4 quake North Pacific Ocean, 6.9 mi northwest of Kalaoa, Hawaii County, USA, Sep 20, 2022 5:20 am (GMT -10)

#10: Mag 4.3 North Pacific Ocean, 58 km south of Tecoman, Colima, Mexico - 3 reports

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2022 at 6:51 am (GMT -5) -
4.3 quake North Pacific Ocean, 58 km south of Tecoman, Colima, Mexico, Sep 20, 2022 6:51 am (GMT -5)

#11: Mag 4.0 3.4 mi east of Covelo, Mendocino County, California, USA - 2 reports

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2022 at 7:03 am (GMT -7) -
4.0 quake 3.4 mi east of Covelo, Mendocino County, California, USA, Sep 20, 2022 7:03 am (GMT -7)

#12: Mag 3.5 Iraq, 44 km north of Kuwait City, Al Asimah, Kuwait - 2 reports

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2022 at 1:46 pm (GMT +3) -
3.5 quake Iraq, 44 km north of Kuwait City, Al Asimah, Kuwait, Sep 20, 2022 1:46 pm (GMT +3)

#13: Mag 4.6 North Pacific Ocean, 52 km southeast of Hachinohe, Aomori, Japan - 2 reports

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2022 at 9:06 am (GMT +9) -
4.6 quake North Pacific Ocean, 52 km southeast of Hachinohe, Aomori, Japan, Sep 20, 2022 9:06 am (GMT +9)

#14: Mag 5.2 South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand - 2 reports

Monday, Sep 19, 2022 at 7:05 pm (GMT -12) -
5.2 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, Sep 19, 2022 7:05 pm (GMT -12)

#15: Mag 2.9 18 km southeast of Paramythia, Thesprotia, Epirus, Greece - 2 reports

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2022 at 4:31 am (GMT +3) -
2.9 quake 18 km southeast of Paramythia, Thesprotia, Epirus, Greece, Sep 20, 2022 4:31 am (GMT +3)

Earthquake stats

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Number of quakes and energy vs magnitude
Magnitude of quakes and energy released over time
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Significant magnitude 6.0 earthquake 43 km northeast of Nikolski, Russia

6.0 quake 21 Sep 6:23 am (GMT +12)
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