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Earthquake report world-wide for Saturday, 28 September 2019

Sunday Sep 29, 2019 00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 29 Sep 2019
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 29 Sep 2019

Summary: 177 quakes M2+, 75 quakes M3+, 18 quakes M4+, 2 quakes M5+ (272 total)
Magnitude 2+: 177 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 75 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 18 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 2 earthquakes
Magnitude 6+: none
Magnitude 7+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 9+: none
Total seismic energy estimate: 1.2*10^13 J (3.21 GWh / 2761 tons of TNT / 0.2 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (28 Sep 2019):


#1: M 5.2 quake: South of Fiji Islands (Tonga) on Sat, 28 Sep 04h07
#2: M 5.0 quake: 300km NNE of Amsterdam Island, France (French Southern Territories) on Sat, 28 Sep 18h19
#3: M 4.9 quake: Southeastern Siberia, Russia (China) on Sat, 28 Sep 21h28
#4: M 4.7 quake: Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea) on Sat, 28 Sep 20h01
#5: M 4.6 quake: Tarapaca, Chile on Sat, 28 Sep 07h23
#6: M 4.5 quake: Celebes Sea (Philippines) on Sat, 28 Sep 12h06
#7: M 4.5 quake: Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Sat, 28 Sep 15h51
#8: M 4.4 quake: Near East Coast Of Kamchatka (Russia) on Sat, 28 Sep 01h39
#9: M 4.3 quake: La Rioja, Argentina on Sat, 28 Sep 01h53
#10: M 4.3 quake: Off Coast Of Chiapas, Mexico on Sat, 28 Sep 04h15

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 viernes, 27 sep 2019

Complete earthquake list (latest and archive)

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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 28 Sep 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019
Quakes detected near: Bardarbunga (1 quake mag 1.4), Buzzard Creek (1 quake mag 1.0), Camiguin de Babuyanes (1 quake mag 2.2), Clear Lake (14 quakes between mag 0.3-2.5), Coso (35 quakes between mag 0.4-2.1), Grensdalur (2 quakes between mag 1.0-1.7) ... [more]
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 28 Sep 2019
Saturday, Sep 28, 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 27 Sep 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Friday, Sep 27, 2019
Quakes detected near: Ararat (1 quake mag 1.7), Bardarbunga (3 quakes between mag 0.4-1.6), Cerro Negro de Mayasquer (3 quakes between mag 3.0-4.1), Clear Lake (30 quakes between mag 0.4-2.3), Coso (23 quakes between mag 0.3-1.7), Inyo Craters (7 quakes between mag 0.6-2.3) ... [more]
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 27 Sep 2019
Friday, Sep 27, 2019
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