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Earthquake report world-wide for Tuesday, 17 September 2019

Wednesday Sep 18, 2019 00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 18 Sep 2019
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 18 Sep 2019

Summary: 152 quakes M2+, 86 quakes M3+, 29 quakes M4+, 4 quakes M5+ (271 total)
Magnitude 2+: 152 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 86 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 29 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 4 earthquakes
Magnitude 6+: none
Magnitude 7+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 9+: none
Total seismic energy estimate: 2.4*10^13 J (6.63 GWh / 5707 tons of TNT / 0.4 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (17 Sep 2019):


#1: M 5.3 quake: Parana/TO (Brazil) on Tue, 17 Sep 15h49
#2: M 5.2 quake: 42km W of Willow, Alaska (USA) on Tue, 17 Sep 01h09
#3: M 5.0 quake: New Zealand on Tue, 17 Sep 08h25
#4: M 5.0 quake: Bismarck Sea (Papua New Guinea) on Tue, 17 Sep 16h03
#5: M 4.8 quake: Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Tue, 17 Sep 10h30
#6: M 4.8 quake: Azores Islands Region on Tue, 17 Sep 13h51
#7: M 4.8 quake: Santa Cruz Islands (Solomon Islands) on Tue, 17 Sep 14h10
#8: M 4.7 quake: Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Tue, 17 Sep 10h54
#9: M 4.7 quake: Talaud Islands, Indonesia on Tue, 17 Sep 18h45
#10: M 4.6 quake: 63km S of Hihifo, Tonga on Tue, 17 Sep 15h51

Earthquake stats:

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

Largest 20 quakes past 24 hours

Largest 20 quakes on lunes, 16 sep 2019

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World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 17 Sep 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Tuesday, Sep 17, 2019
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (1 quake mag 2.3), Clear Lake (16 quakes between mag 0.2-1.4), Coso (24 quakes between mag 0.5-2.1), Etna (3 quakes between mag 2.4-3.1), Fourpeaked (1 quake mag 1.6), Grensdalur (2 quakes between mag 0.5-1.0) ... [more]
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 17 Sep 2019
Tuesday, Sep 17, 2019
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World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 16 Sep 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Monday, Sep 16, 2019
Quakes detected near: Bardarbunga (2 quakes between mag 1.2-1.7), Chaîne des Puys (1 quake mag 1.4), Clear Lake (22 quakes between mag 0.5-2.8), Coso (30 quakes between mag 0.4-2.5), Eyafjallajökull (1 quake mag 1.1), Hualalai (1 quake mag 1.7) ... [more]
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 16 Sep 2019
Monday, Sep 16, 2019
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World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 15 Sep 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Sunday, Sep 15, 2019
Quakes detected near: Ararat (1 quake mag 2.3), Barva (1 quake mag 3.5), Clear Lake (19 quakes between mag 0.3-1.7), Coso (40 quakes between mag 0.2-2.2), Inyo Craters (6 quakes between mag 0.6-1.8), Kilauea (1 quake mag 1.7) ... [more]

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