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World Earthquake Report for Friday, 8 January 2021

Sat, 9 Jan 2021, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  9 Jan 2021
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 9 Jan 2021

Summary: 2 quakes 6.0+, 8 quakes 5.0+, 26 quakes 4.0+, 93 quakes 3.0+, 203 quakes 2.0+ (332 total)
Global seismic activity level on 8 January 2021: MODERATE

Magnitude 6+: 2 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 8 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 26 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 93 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 203 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 7 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 2.3 x 1014 joules (62.9 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 54107 tons of TNT or 3.4 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (8 Jan 2021):

#1: 6.1 quake South Pacific Ocean, 59 km south of Aneityum Island, Tafea Province, Vanuatu, 8 Jan 4:01 pm (GMT +11)
#2: 6.0 quake South Pacific Ocean, 86 km west of Sunday Island, New Zealand, 8 Jan 1:28 pm (GMT +13)
#3: 5.8 quake South Pacific Ocean, 1299 km northeast of Wellington, Wellington City, New Zealand, 7 Jan 11:41 pm (GMT -12)
#4: 5.5 quake South Pacific Ocean, 309 km north of Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu, 9 Jan 1:09 am (GMT +13)
#5: 5.4 quake 5.6 km northwest of Mizunami, Mizunami-shi, Gifu, Japan, 8 Jan 9:35 pm (GMT +9)
#6: 5.3 quake South Pacific Ocean, 1321 km northeast of Wellington, Wellington City, New Zealand, 9 Jan 10:37 am (GMT +13)
#7: 5.1 quake Kazakhstan, 551 km west of Ürümqi, Xinjiang, China, 8 Jan 11:48 am (GMT +8)
#8: 5.1 quake South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, 8 Jan 7:48 am (GMT -2)
#9: 5.0 quake South Pacific Ocean, 466 km northeast of Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu, 9 Jan 1:08 am (GMT +13)
#10: 5.0 quake South Pacific Ocean, 487 km northeast of Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu, 9 Jan 7:36 am (GMT +13)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 3.2 quake 1.9 km north of Donji Hruševec, Kravarsko, Zagreb County, Croatia, 8 Jan 3:20 pm (GMT +1) - 33 reports
#2: 3.8 quake 9.9 km east of Pamukkale, Denizli, Turkey, 8 Jan 3:46 am (GMT +3) - 10 reports
#3: 2.9 quake 2.5 km west of Donja Bačuga, Grad Petrinja, Sisak-Moslavina, Croatia, 8 Jan 9:47 pm (GMT +1) - 9 reports
#4: 6.1 quake South Pacific Ocean, 59 km south of Aneityum Island, Tafea Province, Vanuatu, 8 Jan 4:01 pm (GMT +11) - 7 reports
#5: 2.1 quake 3.4 km north of Letovanić, Lekenik, Sisak-Moslavina, Croatia, 8 Jan 6:47 am (GMT +1) - 7 reports
#6: 3.6 quake 9.5 km east of Pamukkale, Denizli, Turkey, 8 Jan 3:21 am (GMT +3) - 5 reports
#7: 3.8 quake South China Sea, 24 km south of Calatagan, Province of Batangas, Calabarzon, Philippines, 9 Jan 5:54 am (GMT +8) - 4 reports
#8: 2.1 quake Western Mediterranean, 1.3 km south of Le Pradet, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France, 8 Jan 9:25 am (GMT +1) - 2 reports
#9: 2.9 quake Aegean Sea, 14 km southeast of Sykia, Chalkidikí, Macedonia Centrale, Greece, 9 Jan 1:08 am (GMT +2) - 2 reports
#10: 3.2 quake Caribbean Sea, 5.8 km south of Ponce, Segundo Barrio, Ponce, Puerto Rico, 8 Jan 4:48 pm (GMT -4) - 2 reports
#11: 4.0 quake Departamento de Tafi del Valle, Tucuman, 39 km south of Cafayate, Salta, Argentina, 8 Jan 9:54 am (GMT -3) - 2 reports
#12: 4.3 quake El Cocoyult, 1 km east of El Cocoyult (Coacoyul), San Marcos, Guerrero, Mexico, 7 Jan 9:00 pm (GMT -6) - 2 reports
#13: 3.4 quake Caribbean Sea, 5.6 km south of Guanica, Guanica Barrio-Pueblo, Puerto Rico, 7 Jan 11:57 pm (GMT -4) - 2 reports
#14: 3.7 quake 19 km northeast of Denizli, Turkey, 8 Jan 4:33 am (GMT +3) - 2 reports

Earthquake stats:

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Previous news

Fri, 8 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  8 Jan 2021 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Buzzard Creek (1 quake mag 2.1), Canlaon (2 quakes between mag 1.9-2.2), Clear Lake (15 quakes between mag 0.6-1.4), Coso (7 quakes between mag 0.4-1.9), Eldey (2 quakes between mag 0.9-1.5), Etna (5 quakes between mag 1.1-2.0) ... read all
Fri, 8 Jan 2021, 23:37
4.2 quake 9 Jan 5:17 am (GMT +6)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred early morning on Saturday 9 January 2021 at 5:17 am local time near Banda Aceh, Kota Banda Aceh, Aceh, Indonesia, as reported by Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG). ... read all
Fri, 8 Jan 2021, 22:12
We are receiving unverified early reports of seismic activity in or around Croatia at approximately 22:10 GMT. There are no details yet on the magnitude or depth of this earthquake. We expect more accurate data to emerge in the next few minutes. The location and magnitude mentioned are indicative and temporary until the AllQuakes monitoring service receives more exact scientific data from a national or international seismological agency. Check back here shortly and stay safe. ... read all
Fri, 8 Jan 2021, 20:49
3.7 quake 8 Jan 11:29 am (GMT -9)
A magnitude 3.7 earthquake near Denali National Park, Denali County, Alaska, USA, was reported only 7 minutes ago by the United States Geological Survey (USGS), considered the key international and national agency that monitors seismic activity in the US. The earthquake occurred at an intermediate depth of 77 miles beneath the epicenter in the morning on Friday 8 January 2021 at 11:29 am 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, 8 Jan 2021, 17:08
4.8 quake 9 Jan 12:48 am (GMT +8)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.8 occurred after midnight on Saturday 9 January 2021 at 12:48 am local time near Lamitan, Davao Occidental, Davao, Philippines, as reported by Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG). ... read all

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