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World Earthquake Report for September 2020

Wed, 30 Sep 2020, 18:00
18:00 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 5 during September 2020
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 5 during September 2020
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Summary: 1 quake 7.0+, 15 quakes 6.0+, 128 quakes 5.0+, 992 quakes 4.0+, 3162 quakes 3.0+, 6110 quakes 2.0+ (10408 total)
This report is being updated every day.
Magnitude 9+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 7+: 1 earthquake
Magnitude 6+: 15 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 128 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 992 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 3162 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 6110 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 8 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 6.9 x 1015 joules (1922 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.7 x 106 tons of TNT or 103.4 atomic bombs!) [learn more]

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world during September 2020:


#1: 7.0 quake: 55 km al N de Huasco (Chile), 1 Sep 2020 04h09
#2: 6.9 quake: Central Mid Atlantic Ridge, 18 Sep 2020 21h43
#3: 6.6 quake: Central Mid Atlantic Ridge, 6 Sep 2020 06h51
#4: 6.4 quake: 86 km S of Davao, Philippines, 6 Sep 2020 15h23
#5: 6.4 quake: Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia, 15 Sep 2020 03h41
#6: 6.3 quake: 67 Km Al NO De Huasco (Chile), 1 Sep 2020 21h09
#7: 6.3 quake: 12 Km Al SE De Tongoy (Chile), 6 Sep 2020 01h16
#8: 6.3 quake: 51 Km Al NO De Quillagua (Chile), 11 Sep 2020 07h35
#9: 6.2 quake: 97 km NW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu, 6 Sep 2020 02h59
#10: 6.2 quake: South of Africa, 26 Sep 2020 17h10

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 during September 2020

Complete earthquake list September 2020

Previous news
Tue, 29 Sep 2020, 18:00
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 5 during September 2020
Jump to daily reports for Sep 2020: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29
Summary: 1 quake 7.0+, 15 quakes 6.0+, 125 quakes 5.0+, 966 quakes 4.0+, 3073 quakes 3.0+, 5924 quakes 2.0+ (10104 total) ... read all
Mon, 28 Sep 2020, 18:00
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 5 during September 2020
Jump to daily reports for Sep 2020: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28
Summary: 1 quake 7.0+, 15 quakes 6.0+, 122 quakes 5.0+, 928 quakes 4.0+, 2963 quakes 3.0+, 5730 quakes 2.0+ (9759 total) ... read all
Sun, 27 Sep 2020, 18:00
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 5 during September 2020
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Summary: 1 quake 7.0+, 15 quakes 6.0+, 119 quakes 5.0+, 898 quakes 4.0+, 2837 quakes 3.0+, 5456 quakes 2.0+ (9326 total) ... read all
Sat, 26 Sep 2020, 18:00
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 5 during September 2020
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Summary: 1 quake 7.0+, 15 quakes 6.0+, 114 quakes 5.0+, 870 quakes 4.0+, 2708 quakes 3.0+, 5212 quakes 2.0+ (8920 total) ... read all
Fri, 25 Sep 2020, 18:00
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 5 during September 2020
Jump to daily reports for Sep 2020: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25
Summary: 1 quake 7.0+, 14 quakes 6.0+, 113 quakes 5.0+, 831 quakes 4.0+, 2591 quakes 3.0+, 4994 quakes 2.0+ (8544 total) ... read all
 

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