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World Earthquake Report for Wednesday, 21 September 2022

Thu, 22 Sep 2022, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 22 Sep 2022
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 22 Sep 2022
Summary: 4 quakes 5.0+, 48 quakes 4.0+, 101 quakes 3.0+, 249 quakes 2.0+ (402 total)
Global seismic activity level on 21 September 2022: MODERATE

Magnitude 5+: 4 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 48 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 101 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 249 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 4.6 x 1013 joules (12.9 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 11072 tons of TNT or 0.7 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (21 Sep 2022)

#1: Mag 5.7 Bismarck Sea, 139 km north of Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2022 at 7:30 pm (GMT +10) -
5.7 quake Bismarck Sea, 139 km north of Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea, Sep 21, 2022 7:30 pm (GMT +10)

#2: Mag 5.1 5.5 km southeast of Khowy, West Azerbaijan, Iran

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2022 at 10:27 pm (GMT +4:30) -
5.1 quake 5.5 km southeast of Khowy, West Azerbaijan, Iran, Sep 21, 2022 10:27 pm (GMT +4:30)

#3: Mag 5.0 Banda Sea, 199 km west of Tual, Maluku, Indonesia

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2022 at 8:57 pm (GMT +9) -
5.0 quake Banda Sea, 199 km west of Tual, Maluku, Indonesia, Sep 21, 2022 8:57 pm (GMT +9)

#4: Mag 5.0 North Pacific Ocean, 89 km east of Mobara, Chiba, Japan

Thursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 7:24 am (GMT +9) -
5.0 quake North Pacific Ocean, 89 km east of Mobara, Chiba, Japan, Sep 22, 2022 7:24 am (GMT +9)

#5: Mag 4.9 Coral Sea, 166 km southwest of Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2022 at 6:06 pm (GMT +11) -
4.9 quake Coral Sea, 166 km southwest of Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu, Sep 21, 2022 6:06 pm (GMT +11)

#6: Mag 4.9 Indian Ocean

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2022 at 8:01 am (GMT +5) -
4.9 quake Indian Ocean Sep 21, 2022 8:01 am (GMT +5)

#7: Mag 4.9 Indian Ocean

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2022 at 7:50 am (GMT +5) -
4.9 quake Indian Ocean Sep 21, 2022 7:50 am (GMT +5)

#8: Mag 4.8 North Atlantic Ocean

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2022 at 6:25 am (GMT -2) -
4.8 quake North Atlantic Ocean Sep 21, 2022 6:25 am (GMT -2)

#9: Mag 4.8 88 km northeast of Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea

Thursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 1:49 am (GMT +10) -
4.8 quake 88 km northeast of Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea, Sep 22, 2022 1:49 am (GMT +10)

#10: Mag 4.8 North Pacific Ocean, 92 km east of Mobara, Chiba, Japan

Thursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 7:36 am (GMT +9) -
4.8 quake North Pacific Ocean, 92 km east of Mobara, Chiba, Japan, Sep 22, 2022 7:36 am (GMT +9)

Earthquakes reported felt

#1: Mag 3.4 32 km southwest of Prince George, Regional District of Fraser-Fort George, British Columbia, Canada - 144 reports

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2022 at 3:07 pm (GMT -7) -
3.4 quake 32 km southwest of Prince George, Regional District of Fraser-Fort George, British Columbia, Canada, Sep 21, 2022 3:07 pm (GMT -7)

#2: Mag 4.4 Philippine Sea, 44 km northeast of Santa Cruz, Laguna, Calabarzon, Philippines - 64 reports

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2022 at 10:24 pm (GMT +8) -
4.4 quake Philippine Sea, 44 km northeast of Santa Cruz, Laguna, Calabarzon, Philippines, Sep 21, 2022 10:24 pm (GMT +8)

#3: Mag 5.7 Bismarck Sea, 139 km north of Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea - 16 reports

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2022 at 7:30 pm (GMT +10) -
5.7 quake Bismarck Sea, 139 km north of Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea, Sep 21, 2022 7:30 pm (GMT +10)

#4: Mag 4.4 Philippine Sea, 43 km northeast of Santa Cruz, Laguna, Calabarzon, Philippines - 15 reports

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2022 at 10:28 pm (GMT +8) -
4.4 quake Philippine Sea, 43 km northeast of Santa Cruz, Laguna, Calabarzon, Philippines, Sep 21, 2022 10:28 pm (GMT +8)

#5: Mag 5.1 5.5 km southeast of Khowy, West Azerbaijan, Iran - 7 reports

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2022 at 10:27 pm (GMT +4:30) -
5.1 quake 5.5 km southeast of Khowy, West Azerbaijan, Iran, Sep 21, 2022 10:27 pm (GMT +4:30)

#6: Mag 3.3 South Pacific Ocean, 97 km north of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand - 7 reports

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2022 at 8:06 pm (GMT +12) -
3.3 quake South Pacific Ocean, 97 km north of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, Sep 21, 2022 8:06 pm (GMT +12)

#7: Mag 4.0 14 km south of Glogow, Lower Silesia, Poland - 7 reports

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2022 at 4:39 pm (GMT +2) -
4.0 quake 14 km south of Glogow, Lower Silesia, Poland, Sep 21, 2022 4:39 pm (GMT +2)

#8: Mag 2.5 7 Km WSW of Tellico Plains, Tennessee - 5 reports

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2022 at 10:16 pm (GMT -4) -
2.5 quake 7 Km WSW of Tellico Plains, Tennessee, Sep 20, 2022 10:16 pm (GMT -4)

#9: Mag 3.7 North Pacific Ocean, 25 mi southwest of Fortuna, Humboldt County, California, USA - 4 reports

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2022 at 7:43 pm (GMT -7) -
3.7 quake North Pacific Ocean, 25 mi southwest of Fortuna, Humboldt County, California, USA, Sep 20, 2022 7:43 pm (GMT -7)

#10: Mag 5.0 North Pacific Ocean, 89 km east of Mobara, Chiba, Japan - 3 reports

Thursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 7:24 am (GMT +9) -
5.0 quake North Pacific Ocean, 89 km east of Mobara, Chiba, Japan, Sep 22, 2022 7:24 am (GMT +9)

#11: Mag 3.0 São Paulo, 19 km northwest of Poços de Caldas, Minas Gerais, Brazil - 3 reports

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2022 at 5:50 am (GMT -3) -
3.0 quake São Paulo, 19 km northwest of Poços de Caldas, Minas Gerais, Brazil, Sep 21, 2022 5:50 am (GMT -3)

#12: Mag 4.8 88 km northeast of Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea - 2 reports

Thursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 1:49 am (GMT +10) -
4.8 quake 88 km northeast of Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea, Sep 22, 2022 1:49 am (GMT +10)

#13: Mag 3.3 7.6 km southeast of Masinloc, Province of Zambales, Central Luzon, Philippines - 2 reports

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2022 at 10:17 am (GMT +8) -
3.3 quake 7.6 km southeast of Masinloc, Province of Zambales, Central Luzon, Philippines, Sep 21, 2022 10:17 am (GMT +8)

#14: Mag 3.5 5.3 km north of Tateyama, Chiba, Japan - 2 reports

Thursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 7:37 am (GMT +9) -
3.5 quake 5.3 km north of Tateyama, Chiba, Japan, Sep 22, 2022 7:37 am (GMT +9)

#15: Mag 3.6 Philippine Sea, 90 km east of Surigao City, Philippines - 2 reports

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2022 at 4:14 pm (GMT +8) -
3.6 quake Philippine Sea, 90 km east of Surigao City, Philippines, Sep 21, 2022 4:14 pm (GMT +8)

#16: Mag 4.2 Michoacan, 57 km southeast of Tecoman, Colima, Mexico - 2 reports

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2022 at 2:17 pm (GMT -5) -
4.2 quake Michoacan, 57 km southeast of Tecoman, Colima, Mexico, Sep 21, 2022 2:17 pm (GMT -5)

#17: Mag 3.4 Eastern Mediterranean, 41 km southwest of Paphos, Cyprus - 2 reports

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2022 at 9:16 pm (GMT +3) -
3.4 quake Eastern Mediterranean, 41 km southwest of Paphos, Cyprus, Sep 21, 2022 9:16 pm (GMT +3)

Earthquake stats

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Number of quakes and energy vs magnitude
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