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World Earthquake Report for Tuesday, 5 January 2021

Wed, 6 Jan 2021, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  6 Jan 2021
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 6 Jan 2021

Summary: 22 quakes 4.0+, 107 quakes 3.0+, 195 quakes 2.0+ (324 total)
Global seismic activity level on 5 January 2021: LOW

Magnitude 4+: 22 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 107 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 195 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 5 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 9.7 x 1012 joules (2.68 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2307 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (5 Jan 2021):

#1: 4.9 quake Philippines Sea, 24 km southeast of Bobon, Province of Davao Oriental, Philippines, 6 Jan 1:43 am (GMT +8)
#2: 4.9 quake Coral Sea, 72 km north of Port-Olry, Sanma Province, Vanuatu, 5 Jan 2:11 pm (GMT +11)
#3: 4.9 quake North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica, 18 km southwest of Puerto Armuelles, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama, 4 Jan 6:55 pm (GMT -6)
#4: 4.8 quake 37 km east of Salamanca, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, 5 Jan 7:00 pm (GMT -3)
#5: 4.8 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, 6 Jan 9:09 am (GMT +13)
#6: 4.6 quake Timor Sea, 32 km southeast of Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, 5 Jan 7:56 pm (GMT +8)
#7: 4.3 quake North Atlantic Ocean, Antigua & Barbuda, 43 km east of Codrington, Barbuda, 5 Jan 3:39 am (GMT -4)
#8: 4.2 quake South Pacific Ocean, 79 km northeast of Sorong, West Papua, Indonesia, 6 Jan 5:10 am (GMT +9)
#9: 4.2 quake 25 km southwest of Hualien City, Taiwan, 6 Jan 4:09 am (GMT +8)
#10: 4.2 quake Philippines Sea, 15 km east of Pondaguitan, Province of Davao Oriental, Philippines, 6 Jan 1:43 am (GMT +8)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 3.7 quake 1.8 km northeast of Velika Solina, Grad Glina, Sisak-Moslavina, Croatia, 5 Jan 7:11 am (GMT +1) - 21 reports
#2: 4.9 quake North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica, 18 km southwest of Puerto Armuelles, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama, 4 Jan 6:55 pm (GMT -6) - 19 reports
#3: 3.1 quake 8.5 km northwest of Gladovec Pokupski, Pokupsko, Zagreb County, Croatia, 5 Jan 7:11 am (GMT +1) - 18 reports
#4: 3.8 quake 1.4 km north of Ursa, Comuna Gârcov, Kreis Olt, Romania, 6 Jan 1:50 am (GMT +2) - 8 reports
#5: 3.1 quake 2.1 km east of Hrvatsko Selo, Topusko, Sisak-Moslavina, Croatia, 5 Jan 1:24 am (GMT +1) - 5 reports
#6: 2.6 quake 2 km southwest of Mavrovi Anovi, Mavrovo and Rostuša, Macedonia, 5 Jan 5:07 am (GMT +1) - 5 reports
#7: 2.4 quake 1.1 km northeast of Cerovski Vrh, Grad Velika Gorica, Zagreb County, Croatia, 6 Jan 12:31 am (GMT +1) - 4 reports
#8: 2.5 quake 0.2 km south of Domagović, Grad Jastrebarsko, Zagreb County, Croatia, 5 Jan 1:24 am (GMT +1) - 3 reports
#9: 4.0 quake North Pacific Ocean, 113 mi southwest of Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA, 4 Jan 5:07 pm (GMT -8) - 3 reports
#10: 2.1 quake 1.4 km northwest of Gladovec Pokupski, Pokupsko, Zagreb County, Croatia, 5 Jan 7:10 am (GMT +1) - 2 reports
#11: 3.8 quake Indonesian Ocean, 32 km west of Pulau Mandra Island, West Java, Indonesia, 5 Jan 10:13 pm (GMT +7) - 2 reports
#12: 3.9 quake Bosnia & Herzegovina, 0.7 km east of Mali Obljaj, Grad Glina, Sisak-Moslavina, Croatia, 5 Jan 7:10 am (GMT +1) - 2 reports
#13: 4.8 quake 37 km east of Salamanca, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, 5 Jan 7:00 pm (GMT -3) - 2 reports
#14: 2.3 quake 2.9 km northwest of Judenburg, Murtal District, Styria, Austria, 5 Jan 2:37 am (GMT +1) - 2 reports
#15: 2.0 quake 1.4 km southwest of Gladovec Pokupski, Pokupsko, Zagreb County, Croatia, 5 Jan 11:25 am (GMT +1) - 2 reports
#16: 2.2 quake 10.3 km west of Vrh Letovanićki, Lekenik, Sisak-Moslavina, Croatia, 5 Jan 1:36 pm (GMT +1) - 2 reports

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Previous news
Tue, 5 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  5 Jan 2021 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (1 quake mag 1.3), Clear Lake (12 quakes between mag 0.2-2.2), Coso (2 quakes between mag 0.7-1.3), Kembar (1 quake mag 2.6), Krísuvík (23 quakes between mag 0.2-1.9), Maroa (1 quake mag 1.1) ... read all
Tue, 5 Jan 2021, 22:20
4.5 quake 5 Jan 7:00 pm (GMT -3)
Just 9 minutes ago, a 4.5-magnitude earthquake struck near Calingasta, Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina. The tremor was recorded early evening on Tuesday 5 January 2021 at 7:00 pm local time, at an intermediate depth of 104 km below the surface. ... read all
Tue, 5 Jan 2021, 20:30
4.2 quake 6 Jan 5:10 am (GMT +9)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred only 13 minutes ago 79 km northeast of Sorong, Indonesia, Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG) reported. ... read all
Tue, 5 Jan 2021, 20:29
4.2 quake 25 km southwest of Hualien City, Taiwan, 6 Jan 4:09 am (GMT +8)
A shallow magnitude 4.2 earthquake was reported early morning near Hualien City, Hualien, Taiwan. ... read all
Tue, 5 Jan 2021, 18:06
4.2 quake 6 Jan 1:43 am (GMT +8)
A intermediate magnitude 4.2 earthquake was reported early morning near Pondaguitan, Davao Oriental, Davao, Philippines. ... read all

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