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World Earthquake Report for Friday, 23 September 2022

Sat, 24 Sep 2022, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 24 Sep 2022
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 24 Sep 2022
Summary: 2 quakes 6.0+, 5 quakes 5.0+, 42 quakes 4.0+, 96 quakes 3.0+, 224 quakes 2.0+ (369 total)
Global seismic activity level on 23 September 2022: HIGH

Magnitude 6+: 2 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 5 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 42 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 96 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 224 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 7 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 3.8 x 1014 joules (106 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 91360 tons of TNT or 5.7 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (23 Sep 2022)

#1: Mag 6.4 Indian Ocean, 45 km south of Meulaboh, Kabupaten Aceh Barat, Indonesia

Saturday, Sep 24, 2022 at 3:52 am (GMT +7) -
6.4 quake Indian Ocean, 45 km south of Meulaboh, Kabupaten Aceh Barat, Indonesia, Sep 24, 2022 3:52 am (GMT +7)

#2: Mag 6.1 South Pacific Ocean, 156 km west of Ancud, Chiloe, Los Lagos, Chile

Friday, Sep 23, 2022 at 5:53 pm (GMT -5) -
6.1 quake South Pacific Ocean, 156 km west of Ancud, Chiloe, Los Lagos, Chile, Sep 23, 2022 5:53 pm (GMT -5)

#3: Mag 5.4 South Pacific Ocean, Fiji

Friday, Sep 23, 2022 at 7:03 am (GMT -12) -
5.4 quake South Pacific Ocean, Fiji, Sep 23, 2022 7:03 am (GMT -12)

#4: Mag 5.4 Solomon Sea, 168 km west of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea

Friday, Sep 23, 2022 at 10:34 pm (GMT +10) -
5.4 quake Solomon Sea, 168 km west of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea, Sep 23, 2022 10:34 pm (GMT +10)

#5: Mag 5.2 North Pacific Ocean, 63 km south of Tecoman, Colima, Mexico

Friday, Sep 23, 2022 at 1:25 pm (GMT -5) -
5.2 quake North Pacific Ocean, 63 km south of Tecoman, Colima, Mexico, Sep 23, 2022 1:25 pm (GMT -5)

#6: Mag 5.2 Banda Sea, Indonesia

Saturday, Sep 24, 2022 at 5:51 am (GMT +9) -
5.2 quake Banda Sea, Indonesia, Sep 24, 2022 5:51 am (GMT +9)

#7: Mag 5.0 5.6 km south of Chongoyape, Chiclayo, Lambayeque, Peru

Friday, Sep 23, 2022 at 12:59 pm (GMT -5) -
5.0 quake 5.6 km south of Chongoyape, Chiclayo, Lambayeque, Peru, Sep 23, 2022 12:59 pm (GMT -5)

#8: Mag 4.9 Molucca Sea, 73 km southeast of Gorontalo, Indonesia

Friday, Sep 23, 2022 at 5:50 pm (GMT +8) -
4.9 quake Molucca Sea, 73 km southeast of Gorontalo, Indonesia, Sep 23, 2022 5:50 pm (GMT +8)

#9: Mag 4.9 South Pacific Ocean, 93 km southwest of Vallenar, Huasco, Atacama, Chile

Friday, Sep 23, 2022 at 5:17 pm (GMT -3) -
4.9 quake South Pacific Ocean, 93 km southwest of Vallenar, Huasco, Atacama, Chile, Sep 23, 2022 5:17 pm (GMT -3)

#10: Mag 4.9 Coral Sea, 91 km northwest of Sola, Torba, Vanuatu

Saturday, Sep 24, 2022 at 3:06 am (GMT +11) -
4.9 quake Coral Sea, 91 km northwest of Sola, Torba, Vanuatu, Sep 24, 2022 3:06 am (GMT +11)

Earthquakes reported felt

#1: Mag 4.7 37 km south of Mito, Ibaraki, Japan - 30 reports

Friday, Sep 23, 2022 at 9:53 am (GMT +9) -
4.7 quake 37 km south of Mito, Ibaraki, Japan, Sep 23, 2022 9:53 am (GMT +9)

#2: Mag 6.1 South Pacific Ocean, 156 km west of Ancud, Chiloe, Los Lagos, Chile - 27 reports

Friday, Sep 23, 2022 at 5:53 pm (GMT -5) -
6.1 quake South Pacific Ocean, 156 km west of Ancud, Chiloe, Los Lagos, Chile, Sep 23, 2022 5:53 pm (GMT -5)

#3: Mag 5.2 North Pacific Ocean, 63 km south of Tecoman, Colima, Mexico - 19 reports

Friday, Sep 23, 2022 at 1:25 pm (GMT -5) -
5.2 quake North Pacific Ocean, 63 km south of Tecoman, Colima, Mexico, Sep 23, 2022 1:25 pm (GMT -5)

#4: Mag 4.2 3.4 km west of Takarazuka, Hyōgo, Japan - 19 reports

Saturday, Sep 24, 2022 at 3:33 am (GMT +9) -
4.2 quake 3.4 km west of Takarazuka, Hyōgo, Japan, Sep 24, 2022 3:33 am (GMT +9)

#5: Mag 6.4 Indian Ocean, 45 km south of Meulaboh, Kabupaten Aceh Barat, Indonesia - 16 reports

Saturday, Sep 24, 2022 at 3:52 am (GMT +7) -
6.4 quake Indian Ocean, 45 km south of Meulaboh, Kabupaten Aceh Barat, Indonesia, Sep 24, 2022 3:52 am (GMT +7)

#6: Mag 3.9 34 km east of Skikda, Algeria - 10 reports

Friday, Sep 23, 2022 at 5:22 pm (GMT +1) -
3.9 quake 34 km east of Skikda, Algeria, Sep 23, 2022 5:22 pm (GMT +1)

#7: Mag 3.2 42 km northwest of Paphos, Cyprus - 8 reports

Saturday, Sep 24, 2022 at 12:37 am (GMT +3) -
3.2 quake 42 km northwest of Paphos, Cyprus, Sep 24, 2022 12:37 am (GMT +3)

#8: Mag 3.0 22 km east of Kiruna, Norrbotten, Sweden - 7 reports

Friday, Sep 23, 2022 at 4:03 am (GMT +2) -
3.0 quake 22 km east of Kiruna, Norrbotten, Sweden, Sep 23, 2022 4:03 am (GMT +2)

#9: Mag 4.0 5.2 km west of Takarazuka, Hyōgo, Japan - 7 reports

Saturday, Sep 24, 2022 at 3:34 am (GMT +9) -
4.0 quake 5.2 km west of Takarazuka, Hyōgo, Japan, Sep 24, 2022 3:34 am (GMT +9)

#10: Mag 2.5 20 km southeast of Klagenfurt, Carinthia, Austria - 5 reports

Friday, Sep 23, 2022 at 5:02 am (GMT +2) -
2.5 quake 20 km southeast of Klagenfurt, Carinthia, Austria, Sep 23, 2022 5:02 am (GMT +2)

#11: Mag 4.3 Provincia del Guayas, 51 km northeast of Santa Elena, Ecuador - 3 reports

Friday, Sep 23, 2022 at 6:44 pm (GMT -5) -
4.3 quake Provincia del Guayas, 51 km northeast of Santa Elena, Ecuador, Sep 23, 2022 6:44 pm (GMT -5)

#12: Mag 3.8 4 km northeast of Los Reyes de Salgado, Michoacan, Mexico - 3 reports

Friday, Sep 23, 2022 at 3:27 pm (GMT -5) -
3.8 quake 4 km northeast of Los Reyes de Salgado, Michoacan, Mexico, Sep 23, 2022 3:27 pm (GMT -5)

#13: Mag 3.4 Eastern Mediterranean, 102 km southwest of Alanya, Antalya, Turkey - 2 reports

Saturday, Sep 24, 2022 at 1:16 am (GMT +3) -
3.4 quake Eastern Mediterranean, 102 km southwest of Alanya, Antalya, Turkey, Sep 24, 2022 1:16 am (GMT +3)

#14: Mag 3.7 5.1 km southeast of Los Reyes de Salgado, Michoacan, Mexico - 2 reports

Friday, Sep 23, 2022 at 3:33 pm (GMT -5) -
3.7 quake 5.1 km southeast of Los Reyes de Salgado, Michoacan, Mexico, Sep 23, 2022 3:33 pm (GMT -5)

Earthquake stats

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Previous news

Fri, 23 Sep 2022, 23:50

Volcano earthquake report for Friday, 23 Sep 2022

World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 50 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 23 Sep 2022 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Agua (1 quake mag 2.7), Agung (1 quake mag 3.0), Almolonga (1 quake mag 2.6), Askja (3 quakes between mag 0.3-1.0), Buzzard Creek (1 quake mag 1.5), Clear Lake (14 quakes between mag 0.3-1.2) ... Read all
Fri, 23 Sep 2022, 23:04

Magnitude 5.9 earthquake strikes near Ancud, Chiloé, Los Lagos, Chile

5.9 quake 23 Sep 5:53 pm (GMT -5)
The German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) reported a magnitude 5.9 quake in Chile near Ancud, Chiloé, Los Lagos, only 10 minutes ago. The earthquake hit in the afternoon on Friday, September 23rd, 2022, at 5:53 pm local time at a shallow depth of 10 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report. ... Read all
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