Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - app for iPhone & iPad

Guaranteed tours:
19-26 Sep 2020: Pearl of the Aegean - Santorini - Santorini Island (Greece)
10-18 Oct 2020: From Stromboli to Etna - Sicila and Eolian Islands (Italy)
14-27 Nov 2020: Desert, salt and volcanoes - Danakil desert (Ethiopia)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
Interactive map of latest earthquakes and active volcanoes in the world
See also: Monthly reports

Earthquake News and Global Seismic Reports

Earthquake report world-wide for Wednesday, 20 Sep 2017

Wednesday Sep 20, 2017 23:20 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 20 Sep 2017
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 20 Sep 2017

Summary: 28 quakes M3+, 24 quakes M4+, 10 quakes M5+, 2 quakes M6+ (64 total)
Magnitude 3+: 28 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 24 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 10 earthquakes
Magnitude 6+: 2 earthquakes
Magnitude 7+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 9+: none

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (past 24 hours):

M 6.4 quake: Vanuatu Islands on Wed, 20 Sep 20h09
M 6.1 quake: Off East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Wed, 20 Sep 16h37
M 5.6 quake: Auckland Islands, N.Z. Region on Wed, 20 Sep 01h43
M 5.6 quake: Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G. on Wed, 20 Sep 22h13
M 5.5 quake: Taiwan on Wed, 20 Sep 14h29
M 5.2 quake: EASTERN NEW GUINEA REG., P.N.G. on Wed, 20 Sep 22h17
M 5.1 quake: New Zealand on Wed, 20 Sep 02h42
M 5.1 quake: N of West Papua, Indonesia on Wed, 20 Sep 12h25
M 5.0 quake: Southern Peru on Wed, 20 Sep 05h26
M 5.0 quake: 263km NE of Sorong, Indonesia on Wed, 20 Sep 12h25

Largest 20 quakes past 24 hours

Largest 20 quakes on Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017

Complete earthquake list (latest and archive)

Previous news
Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 19 Sep 2017 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (3 quakes between mag 1.3-2.1), Askja (3 quakes between mag 0.4-1.0), Clear Lake (9 quakes between mag 0.6-1.6), Coso (19 quakes between mag 0.4-3.7), Grensdalur (2 quakes between mag 0.4-1.1), Kilauea (3 quakes between mag 1.5-1.9) ... read all
Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 19 Sep 2017
Summary: 49 quakes M3+, 21 quakes M4+, 5 quakes M5+, 1 quake M7+ (76 total) ... read all


More on VolcanoDiscovery:

Why is there advertising on this site?

Support us?

Maintaining the volcano and earthquake news sections on this website, the free Volcano Webcams tool and interactive map widget is a free-time, both time- and server cost intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support us, and help keep it alive and improve it, please consider making a small donation (PayPal or Online cc payment).
Download and Upgrade the Volcanoes & Earthquakes app to get one of the fastest seismic and volcano alerts online:
Android | IOS
Thank you!
Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.