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

Guaranteed tours:
21-28 Sep 2019: Pearl of the Aegean - Santorini - Santorini Island (Greece)
2-18 Nov 2019: Volcanoes and Spices - N-Sulawesi + Halmahera (Indonesia)
17-21 Nov 2019: Krakatau Volcano Special - Krakatau volcano (Indonesia)
17-30 Nov 2019: Desert, salt and volcanoes - Danakil desert (Ethiopia)
9-17 May 2020: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
 
Interactive map of latest earthquakes and active volcanoes in the world

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).

Online cc payment
Thank you!
Random pictures

Monthly / yearly earthquake reports:

Earthquake report world-wide for September 2015

Thursday Oct 01, 2015 04:00 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 5.2 during September 2015
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 5.2 during September 2015


Summary: 3287 quakes M2+, 2124 quakes M3+, 895 quakes M4+, 206 quakes M5+, 20 quakes M6+, 2 quakes M7+ (6534 total)
Magnitude 2+: 3287 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 2124 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 895 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 206 earthquakes
Magnitude 6+: 20 earthquakes
Magnitude 7+: 2 earthquakes
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 9+: none
Total seismic energy estimate: 4*10^16 J (11152 GWh / 9.6*10^6 tons of TNT / 599.7 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world during September 2015:


M 7.8 quake: Near Coast of Central Chile on Wed, 16 Sep 22h54
M 7.0 quake: W of Illapel, Chile on Wed, 16 Sep 23h18
M 6.8 quake: 6.8 COQUIMBO, CHILE on Thu, 17 Sep 04h10
M 6.6 quake: Irian Jaya Region, Indonesia on Thu, 24 Sep 15h53
M 6.6 quake: Near Coast of Central Chile on Mon, 21 Sep 17h39
M 6.6 quake: Gulf of California on Sun, 13 Sep 08h14
M 6.5 quake: 37 km al NO de Canela Baja on Thu, 17 Sep 01h41
M 6.4 quake: Near Coast of Central Chile on Sat, 26 Sep 02h51
M 6.4 quake: Near Coast of Central Chile on Thu, 17 Sep 03h55
M 6.3 quake: NW of Valparaiso, Chile on Fri, 18 Sep 09h10

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 2015

Complete earthquake list (latest and archive)

Previous news

More on VolcanoDiscovery:

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.