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World Earthquake Report for Wednesday, 6 January 2021

Thu, 7 Jan 2021, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  7 Jan 2021
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 7 Jan 2021

Summary: 1 quake 6.0+, 5 quakes 5.0+, 35 quakes 4.0+, 77 quakes 3.0+, 167 quakes 2.0+ (285 total)
Global seismic activity level on 6 January 2021: HIGH

Magnitude 6+: 1 earthquake
Magnitude 5+: 5 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 35 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 77 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 167 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 7 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 2.4 x 1014 joules (68 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 58534 tons of TNT or 3.7 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (6 Jan 2021):

#1: 6.2 quake Teluk Tomini, 52 km south of Gorontalo, Indonesia, 6 January 2021 20:59 UTC
#2: 5.9 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, 6 Jan 7:20 pm (GMT +13)
#3: 5.8 quake Solomon Sea, 19 km northwest of Alu Island, Western Province, Solomon Islands, 6 January 2021 16:52 UTC
#4: 5.7 quake Indonesian Ocean, 81 km southeast of Bengkulu, Indonesia, 6 January 2021 17:28 UTC
#5: 5.1 quake North Pacific Ocean, 205 km east of Miyako, Miyako-shi, Iwate, Japan, 6 January 2021 21:07 UTC
#6: 5.0 quake 2.4 km west of Petrinja, Grad Petrinja, Sisak-Moslavina, Croatia, 6 Jan 6:01 pm (GMT +1)
#7: 4.9 quake Provincia del Tamarugal, 120 km northeast of Iquique, Provincia de Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile, 6 Jan 1:38 pm (GMT -3)
#8: 4.9 quake North Pacific Ocean, 114 km east of Miyako, Miyako-shi, Iwate, Japan, 6 January 2021 19:13 UTC
#9: 4.9 quake South Pacific Ocean, 87 km southeast of Nggilanggila Island, Fiji, 7 Jan 10:47 am (GMT +13)
#10: 4.9 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, 6 January 2021 18:18 UTC

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 5.0 quake 2.4 km west of Petrinja, Grad Petrinja, Sisak-Moslavina, Croatia, 6 Jan 6:01 pm (GMT +1) - 2470 reports
#2: 2.7 quake 0.4 mi northwest of kankarda, Contra Costa County, California, USA, 5 Jan 11:43 pm (GMT -8) - 5 reports
#3: 3.9 quake 12 km northeast of San Isidro, Pérez Zeledon, Provincia de San José, Costa Rica, 6 Jan 5:55 pm (GMT -6) - 4 reports
#4: 5.9 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, 6 Jan 7:20 pm (GMT +13) - 3 reports
#5: 2.8 quake California, 17 mi north of California City, Kern County, USA, 6 Jan 2:35 am (GMT -8) - 3 reports
#6: 4.1 quake 23 km east of Condoto, Departamento del Choco, Colombia, 2021-01-05 21:58:21 - 2 reports
#7: 4.5 quake Caribbean Sea, 36 km southwest of Güiria, Municipio Valdez, Sucre, Venezuela, 5 Jan 10:35 pm (GMT -4) - 2 reports

Earthquake stats:

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Previous news
Wed, 6 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  6 Jan 2021 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Campi Flegrei (Phlegrean Fields) (1 quake mag 1.2), Clear Lake (11 quakes between mag 0.3-1.3), Coso (4 quakes between mag 0.5-1.5), Eldey (3 quakes between mag 0.4-1.2), Eyafjallajökull (1 quake mag 1.7), Ranakah (1 quake mag 2.7) ... read all
Wed, 6 Jan 2021, 21:00
Map of today's active volcanoes
Etna (Sicily, Italy): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Toulouse warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 12000 ft (3700 m) altitude or flight level 120 and is moving at 25 kts in E direction. ... read all

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