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Earthquake report world-wide for Sunday, 22 September 2019
Monday Sep 23, 2019 00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 23 Sep 2019Summary: 148 quakes M2+, 53 quakes M3+, 23 quakes M4+, 4 quakes M5+ (228 total)
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+: 4 earthquakes
Total seismic energy estimate: 2.9*10^13 J (7.97 GWh / 6856 tons of TNT / 0.4 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more
List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (22 Sep 2019):
#1: M 5.5 quake: Tonga Islands (Samoa) on Sun, 22 Sep 07h32
#2: M 5.2 quake: New Zealand on Sun, 22 Sep 01h25
#3: M 5.1 quake: Central Peru on Sun, 22 Sep 05h28
#4: M 5.0 quake: Northern Colombia on Sun, 22 Sep 00h36
#5: M 4.9 quake: 6km W of Paredon, Mexico on Sun, 22 Sep 01h50
#6: M 4.9 quake: Southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia on Sun, 22 Sep 22h32
#7: M 4.7 quake: Fiji Islands Region on Sun, 22 Sep 16h29
#8: M 4.6 quake: New Zealand on Sun, 22 Sep 06h17
#9: M 4.6 quake: 283km NNW of Chichi-shima, Japan on Sun, 22 Sep 14h15
#10: M 4.6 quake: 16km WSW of Coahuayana, Mexico on Sun, 22 Sep 22h12
Number of quakes and energy released vs time
Number of quakes and energy released vs magnitude
Magnitude of quakes and energy released vs time
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