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World Earthquake Report for Friday, 1 January 2021

Sat, 2 Jan 2021, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  2 Jan 2021
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 2 Jan 2021

Summary: 4 quakes 5.0+, 28 quakes 4.0+, 100 quakes 3.0+, 231 quakes 2.0+ (363 total)
Global seismic activity level on 1 January 2021: LOW

Magnitude 5+: 4 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 28 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 100 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 231 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 1.8 x 1013 joules (4.93 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4239 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (1 Jan 2021):

#1: 5.1 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, 1 Jan 2:20 pm (GMT +13)
#2: 5.0 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, 2 Jan 8:16 am (GMT +13)
#3: 5.0 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, 31 Dec 1:19 pm (GMT -12)
#4: 5.0 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, 1 Jan 4:20 pm (GMT +13)
#5: 4.9 quake North Pacific Ocean, 142 km south of Escuintla, Municipio de Escuintla, Departamento de Escuintla, Guatemala, 1 Jan 4:11 pm (GMT -6)
#6: 4.9 quake South Atlantic Ocean 1 Jan 12:40 am (GMT +0)
#7: 4.7 quake Molucca Sea, 74 km south of Libuton Kelapa Island, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, 1 Jan 12:05 pm (GMT +8)
#8: 4.6 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, 1 Jan 4:20 pm (GMT +13)
#9: 4.5 quake Qinghai, 412 km southwest of Laojunmiao, Gansu, China, 2 Jan 4:24 am (GMT +8)
#10: 4.4 quake North Pacific Ocean, 153 km south of Escuintla, Municipio de Escuintla, Departamento de Escuintla, Guatemala, 1 Jan 4:48 pm (GMT -6)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 3.6 quake 0.6 km south of Stara Drenčina, Grad Sisak, Sisak-Moslavina, Croatia, 1 Jan 1:13 pm (GMT +1) - 67 reports
#2: 3.8 quake 3 km northeast of Stari Farkašić, Lekenik, Sisak-Moslavina, Croatia, 1 Jan 6:37 am (GMT +1) - 59 reports
#3: 3.6 quake 0.2 km north of Novo Selište, Grad Petrinja, Sisak-Moslavina, Croatia, 1 Jan 4:52 am (GMT +1) - 49 reports
#4: 4.2 quake Porirua City, 7.4 km northwest of Upper Hutt, Upper Hutt City, Wellington, New Zealand, 2 Jan 4:57 am (GMT +13) - 44 reports
#5: 2.9 quake 3.8 km north of Gornja Bistra, Zagreb County, Croatia, 1 Jan 1:44 pm (GMT +1) - 8 reports
#6: 3.3 quake 1 km southwest of Vratečko, Sisak-Moslavina, Croatia, 1 Jan 6:37 am (GMT +1) - 7 reports
#7: 3.1 quake 6.9 mi east of Chickasha, Grady County, Oklahoma, USA, 31 Dec 7:31 pm (GMT -6) - 5 reports
#8: 3.2 quake 1.1 km northwest of Novo Selo Glinsko, Grad Glina, Sisak-Moslavina, Croatia, 1 Jan 4:52 am (GMT +1) - 3 reports
#9: 3.4 quake 10.9 mi north of Stanton, Martin County, Texas, USA, 1 Jan 7:42 am (GMT -6) - 3 reports
#10: 4.2 quake North Atlantic Ocean, 55 km south of Funchal, Funchal Municipality, Madeira, Portugal, 1 Jan 9:06 pm (GMT +0) - 3 reports
#11: 2.4 quake 4.2 mi northwest of Doniphan, Ripley County, Missouri, USA, 1 Jan 8:46 am (GMT -6) - 2 reports
#12: 4.4 quake South Pacific Ocean, 82 km west of Trujillo, Provincia de Trujillo, Liberdade, Peru, 1 Jan 8:15 am (GMT -5) - 2 reports
#13: 2.7 quake 4.9 km west of Luino, Provincia di Varese, Lombardy, Italy, 1 Jan 6:38 am (GMT +1) - 2 reports
#14: 2.2 quake 3.8 km west of Dumače, Grad Petrinja, Sisak-Moslavina, Croatia, 1 Jan 10:00 am (GMT +1) - 2 reports
#15: 2.8 quake 0.3 km north of Donja Bačuga, Grad Petrinja, Sisak-Moslavina, Croatia, 1 Jan 3:40 am (GMT +1) - 2 reports
#16: 3.9 quake 9.5 mi south of Stanley, Custer County, Idaho, USA, 31 Dec 10:26 pm (GMT -7) - 2 reports
#17: 4.1 quake 26 km south of Farkhār, Takhar, Afghanistan, 1 Jan 6:20 am (GMT +4:30) - 2 reports

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Previous news
Fri, 1 Jan 2021, 23:50
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  1 Jan 2021 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Bardarbunga (3 quakes between mag 0.7-1.9), Campi Flegrei (Phlegrean Fields) (1 quake mag 1.0), Clear Lake (9 quakes between mag 0.3-2.0), Coso (8 quakes between mag 0.5-2.7), Etna (11 quakes between mag 1.3-2.8), Hrómundartindur (2 quakes between mag 0.1-1.4) ... read all
Fri, 1 Jan 2021, 22:31
4.9 quake 1 Jan 4:11 pm (GMT -6)
The German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) reported a magnitude 4.9 quake in Guatemala near Puerto San José, Municipio de San José, Departamento de Escuintla, only 13 minutes ago. The earthquake hit in the afternoon on Friday 1 January 2021 at 4:11 pm local time at a shallow depth of 10 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report. ... read all
Fri, 1 Jan 2021, 21:27
4.2 quake 1 Jan 9:06 pm (GMT +0)
A magnitude 4.2 earthquake near Funchal, Funchal Municipality, Madeira, Portugal, was reported only 20 minutes ago by IGN, considered the main national agency that monitors seismic activity in this part of the world. The earthquake occurred at a moderately shallow depth of 30 km beneath the epicenter in the evening on Friday 1 January 2021 at 9:06 pm local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report. ... read all
Fri, 1 Jan 2021, 19:53
4.4 quake 1 Jan 4:33 pm (GMT -3)
Just 18 minutes ago, a 4.4-magnitude earthquake struck near San Pedro de Atacama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile. The tremor was recorded in the afternoon on Friday 1 January 2021 at 4:33 pm local time, at an intermediate depth of 112.1 km below the surface. ... read all
Fri, 1 Jan 2021, 16:17
4.2 quake 2 Jan 4:57 am (GMT +13)
New Zealand's Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey (GeoNet) reported a magnitude 4.2 quake in New Zealand near Upper Hutt, Upper Hutt City, Wellington, only 5 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early morning on Saturday 2 January 2021 at 4:57 am local time at a shallow depth of 24 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report. ... read all

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