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World Earthquake Report for Thursday, 22 September 2022

Fri, 23 Sep 2022, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 23 Sep 2022
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 23 Sep 2022
Summary: 1 quake 6.0+, 2 quakes 5.0+, 47 quakes 4.0+, 114 quakes 3.0+, 216 quakes 2.0+ (380 total)
Global seismic activity level on 22 September 2022: HIGH

Magnitude 6+: 1 earthquake
Magnitude 5+: 2 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 47 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 114 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 216 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 7 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 1.5 x 1015 joules (406 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3.5 x 105 tons of TNT or 21.8 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (22 Sep 2022)

#1: Mag 6.9 North Pacific Ocean, 149 km southeast of Colima, Mexico

Thursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 1:16 am (GMT -5) -
6.9 quake North Pacific Ocean, 149 km southeast of Colima, Mexico, Sep 22, 2022 1:16 am (GMT -5)

#2: Mag 5.8 Tasman Sea, 72 km northwest of Wellington, New Zealand

Thursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 9:07 pm (GMT +12) -
5.8 quake Tasman Sea, 72 km northwest of Wellington, New Zealand, Sep 22, 2022 9:07 pm (GMT +12)

#3: Mag 5.2 South Pacific Ocean, 229 km southwest of Apia, Tuamasaga, Samoa

Friday, Sep 23, 2022 at 5:18 am (GMT +13) -
5.2 quake South Pacific Ocean, 229 km southwest of Apia, Tuamasaga, Samoa, Sep 23, 2022 5:18 am (GMT +13)

#4: Mag 4.8 South Pacific Ocean, 125 km northeast of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand

Thursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 4:28 pm (GMT +12) -
4.8 quake South Pacific Ocean, 125 km northeast of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, Sep 22, 2022 4:28 pm (GMT +12)

#5: Mag 4.8 48 km north of Baijiantan, Xinjiang, China

Thursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 2:27 pm (GMT +8) -
4.8 quake 48 km north of Baijiantan, Xinjiang, China, Sep 22, 2022 2:27 pm (GMT +8)

#6: Mag 4.8 South Pacific Ocean, Fiji, 297 km west of Nukalofa, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu

Thursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 8:31 am (GMT -12) -
4.8 quake South Pacific Ocean, Fiji, 297 km west of Nukalofa, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu, Sep 22, 2022 8:31 am (GMT -12)

#7: Mag 4.7 56 km northeast of Meulaboh, Kabupaten Aceh Barat, Indonesia

Friday, Sep 23, 2022 at 2:36 am (GMT +7) -
4.7 quake 56 km northeast of Meulaboh, Kabupaten Aceh Barat, Indonesia, Sep 23, 2022 2:36 am (GMT +7)

#8: Mag 4.6 Kazakhstan, 155 km northeast of Ciudad de Aksu, Xinjiang, China

Thursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 10:24 am (GMT +8) -
4.6 quake Kazakhstan, 155 km northeast of Ciudad de Aksu, Xinjiang, China, Sep 22, 2022 10:24 am (GMT +8)

#9: Mag 4.6 62 km east of Ciudad de Aksu, Xinjiang, China

Friday, Sep 23, 2022 at 4:27 am (GMT +8) -
4.6 quake 62 km east of Ciudad de Aksu, Xinjiang, China, Sep 23, 2022 4:27 am (GMT +8)

#10: Mag 4.6 265 km south of Khovd, Jargalant, Hovd, Mongolia

Friday, Sep 23, 2022 at 12:01 am (GMT +7) -
4.6 quake 265 km south of Khovd, Jargalant, Hovd, Mongolia, Sep 23, 2022 12:01 am (GMT +7)

Earthquakes reported felt

#1: Mag 6.9 North Pacific Ocean, 149 km southeast of Colima, Mexico - 705 reports

Thursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 1:16 am (GMT -5) -
6.9 quake North Pacific Ocean, 149 km southeast of Colima, Mexico, Sep 22, 2022 1:16 am (GMT -5)

#2: Mag 5.8 Tasman Sea, 72 km northwest of Wellington, New Zealand - 399 reports

Thursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 9:07 pm (GMT +12) -
5.8 quake Tasman Sea, 72 km northwest of Wellington, New Zealand, Sep 22, 2022 9:07 pm (GMT +12)

#3: Mag 2.6 9 km north of Torrevieja, Alicante, Valencia, Spain - 302 reports

Thursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 8:18 am (GMT +2) -
2.6 quake 9 km north of Torrevieja, Alicante, Valencia, Spain, Sep 22, 2022 8:18 am (GMT +2)

#4: Mag 4.0 10.5 km east of Cenova, Genoa, Liguria, Italy - 113 reports

Thursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 3:39 pm (GMT +2) -
4.0 quake 10.5 km east of Cenova, Genoa, Liguria, Italy, Sep 22, 2022 3:39 pm (GMT +2)

#5: Mag 3.9 Abruzzo, 7.9 km southeast of Ascoli Piceno, The Marches, Italy - 34 reports

Thursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 12:24 pm (GMT +2) -
3.9 quake Abruzzo, 7.9 km southeast of Ascoli Piceno, The Marches, Italy, Sep 22, 2022 12:24 pm (GMT +2)

#6: Mag 3.7 Emilia-Romagna, 38 km north of Lucca, Tuscany, Italy - 22 reports

Thursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 5:47 pm (GMT +2) -
3.7 quake Emilia-Romagna, 38 km north of Lucca, Tuscany, Italy, Sep 22, 2022 5:47 pm (GMT +2)

#7: Mag 3.6 2.5 km south of Paternò, Catania, Sicily, Italy - 16 reports

Thursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 4:21 am (GMT +2) -
3.6 quake 2.5 km south of Paternò, Catania, Sicily, Italy, Sep 22, 2022 4:21 am (GMT +2)

#8: Mag 4.0 North Pacific Ocean, 68 km southwest of Santa Tecla, El Salvador - 7 reports

Thursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 2:31 am (GMT -6) -
4.0 quake North Pacific Ocean, 68 km southwest of Santa Tecla, El Salvador, Sep 22, 2022 2:31 am (GMT -6)

#9: Mag 2.5 31 km west of Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand - 6 reports

Thursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 8:44 pm (GMT +12) -
2.5 quake 31 km west of Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand, Sep 22, 2022 8:44 pm (GMT +12)

#10: Mag 4.5 56 km northeast of Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea - 6 reports

Friday, Sep 23, 2022 at 5:22 am (GMT +10) -
4.5 quake 56 km northeast of Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea, Sep 23, 2022 5:22 am (GMT +10)

#11: Mag 4.1 North Pacific Ocean, 59 km southeast of Aquila, Michoacan, Mexico - 5 reports

Thursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 1:50 am (GMT -5) -
4.1 quake North Pacific Ocean, 59 km southeast of Aquila, Michoacan, Mexico, Sep 22, 2022 1:50 am (GMT -5)

#12: Mag 4.0 North Pacific Ocean, 16 km south of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico - 4 reports

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2022 at 11:44 pm (GMT -6) -
4.0 quake North Pacific Ocean, 16 km south of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, Sep 21, 2022 11:44 pm (GMT -6)

#13: Mag 4.0 North Pacific Ocean, 69 km south of Aquila, Michoacan, Mexico - 3 reports

Thursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 10:40 am (GMT -7) -
4.0 quake North Pacific Ocean, 69 km south of Aquila, Michoacan, Mexico, Sep 22, 2022 10:40 am (GMT -7)

#14: Mag 2.9 North Pacific Ocean, 76 km south of San Salvador, El Salvador - 3 reports

Thursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 2:24 am (GMT -6) -
2.9 quake North Pacific Ocean, 76 km south of San Salvador, El Salvador, Sep 22, 2022 2:24 am (GMT -6)

#15: Mag 2.7 12 km northeast of Cenova, Genoa, Liguria, Italy - 3 reports

Thursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 5:32 pm (GMT +2) -
2.7 quake 12 km northeast of Cenova, Genoa, Liguria, Italy, Sep 22, 2022 5:32 pm (GMT +2)

#16: Mag 4.1 North Pacific Ocean, 65 km south of San Salvador, El Salvador - 2 reports

Thursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 4:22 am (GMT -6) -
4.1 quake North Pacific Ocean, 65 km south of San Salvador, El Salvador, Sep 22, 2022 4:22 am (GMT -6)

#17: Mag 4.8 South Pacific Ocean, 125 km northeast of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand - 2 reports

Thursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 4:28 pm (GMT +12) -
4.8 quake South Pacific Ocean, 125 km northeast of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, Sep 22, 2022 4:28 pm (GMT +12)

#18: Mag 3.2 Emilia-Romagna, 36 km north of Lucca, Tuscany, Italy - 2 reports

Thursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 5:49 pm (GMT +2) -
3.2 quake Emilia-Romagna, 36 km north of Lucca, Tuscany, Italy, Sep 22, 2022 5:49 pm (GMT +2)

#19: Mag 3.7 Cordillera, 30 km northeast of Vigan, Province of Ilocos Sur, Philippines - 2 reports

Thursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 12:55 pm (GMT +8) -
3.7 quake Cordillera, 30 km northeast of Vigan, Province of Ilocos Sur, Philippines, Sep 22, 2022 12:55 pm (GMT +8)

#20: Mag 4.5 North Pacific Ocean, 49 km south of Tecoman, Colima, Mexico - 2 reports

Thursday, Sep 22, 2022 at 4:00 am (GMT -5) -
4.5 quake North Pacific Ocean, 49 km south of Tecoman, Colima, Mexico, Sep 22, 2022 4:00 am (GMT -5)

Earthquake stats

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

Previous news

Thu, 22 Sep 2022, 23:50

Volcano earthquake report for Thursday, 22 Sep 2022

World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 50 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 22 Sep 2022 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Apaneca Range (1 quake mag 1.8), Clear Lake (29 quakes between mag 0.2-2.2), Cosigüina (2 quakes between mag 2.0-2.9), Coso (1 quake mag 1.0), Edgecumbe (1 quake mag 1.3), Eldey (2 quakes between mag 0.9-1.2) ... Read all
Thu, 22 Sep 2022, 20:10

Magnitude 5.0 earthquake strikes near Meulaboh, Kabupaten Aceh Barat, Aceh, Indonesia

5.0 quake 23 Sep 2:36 am (GMT +7)
The German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) reported a magnitude 5.0 quake in Indonesia near Meulaboh, Kabupaten Aceh Barat, Aceh, 33 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early morning on Friday, September 23rd, 2022, at 2:36 am local time at a shallow depth of 10 km. Magnitude and other quake parameters can still change in the coming hours as the agency continues to process seismic data. ... Read all
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