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World Earthquake Report for Thursday, 14 January 2021

Fri, 15 Jan 2021, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 15 Jan 2021
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 15 Jan 2021

Summary: 1 quake 6.0+, 2 quakes 5.0+, 32 quakes 4.0+, 122 quakes 3.0+, 246 quakes 2.0+ (403 total)
Global seismic activity level on 14 January 2021: MODERATE

Magnitude 6+: 1 earthquake
Magnitude 5+: 2 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 32 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 122 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 246 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 7 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 1.6 x 1014 joules (45.2 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 38909 tons of TNT or 2.4 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (14 Jan 2021):

#1: 6.2 quake 34 km south of Mamuju, Kabupaten Mamuju, West Sulawesi, Indonesia, 15 Jan 2021 2:28 am (GMT +8)
#2: 5.7 quake 36 km south of Mamuju, Kabupaten Mamuju, West Sulawesi, Indonesia, 14 Jan 2021 2:35 pm (GMT +8)
#3: 5.0 quake South Pacific Ocean, 1393 km southwest of Santiago, Provincia de Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, 14 Jan 2021 10:45 am (GMT -5)
#4: 4.9 quake Bering Sea, 33 mi south of Atka, Aleutians West County, Alaska, USA, 13 Jan 2021 7:13 pm (GMT -10)
#5: 4.9 quake Bering Sea, 4452 mi northwest of Washington DC, Washington County, Washington DC, USA, 13 Jan 2021 7:13 pm (GMT -10)
#6: 4.9 quake 32 km south of Mamuju, Kabupaten Mamuju, West Sulawesi, Indonesia, 14 Jan 2021 2:38 pm (GMT +8)
#7: 4.8 quake Buryatiya Republic, 45 km northwest of Turt, Khankh, Hövsgöl Aymag, Mongolia, 15 Jan 2021 4:26 am (GMT +8)
#8: 4.7 quake Philippines Sea, 87 km southwest of Inamba-jima Island, Japan, 14 Jan 2021 8:17 pm (GMT +9)
#9: 4.7 quake East China Sea, 79 km northwest of Minna Island, Japan, 15 Jan 2021 1:28 am (GMT +9)
#10: 4.6 quake 24 km southeast of Aral, Xinjiang, China, 14 Jan 2021 7:16 pm (GMT +8)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 2.6 quake 2.6 km northeast of Roetgen, Cologne District, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, 14 Jan 2021 7:06 pm (GMT +1) - 312 reports
#2: 3.5 quake 4.1 km northwest of Glenorchy, Northern Grampians, Victoria, Australia, 15 Jan 2021 7:58 am (GMT +11) - 108 reports
#3: 3.6 quake 1 mile west of Concord, Contra Costa County, CA, USA, 14 Jan 2021 11:18 am (GMT -8) - 50 reports
#4: 3.0 quake 2.9 km southwest of Dumače, Grad Petrinja, Sisak-Moslavina, Croatia, 14 Jan 2021 7:46 am (GMT +1) - 36 reports
#5: 2.7 quake 9 km south of Stolberg, Cologne District, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, 14 Jan 2021 7:06 pm (GMT +1) - 11 reports
#6: 6.2 quake 34 km south of Mamuju, Kabupaten Mamuju, West Sulawesi, Indonesia, 15 Jan 2021 2:28 am (GMT +8) - 8 reports
#7: 5.7 quake 36 km south of Mamuju, Kabupaten Mamuju, West Sulawesi, Indonesia, 14 Jan 2021 2:35 pm (GMT +8) - 5 reports
#8: 4.0 quake 1.7 km southeast of Sari, Māzandarān, Iran, 14 Jan 2021 2:50 pm (GMT +3:30) - 4 reports
#9: 3.6 quake 19 km east of Lanzhou, Lanzhou Shi, Gansu, China, 14 Jan 2021 5:21 pm (GMT +8) - 3 reports
#10: 3.8 quake 2.4 km northwest of Buluangan, Negros Occidental, Western Visayas, Philippines, 14 Jan 2021 5:22 pm (GMT +8) - 3 reports
#11: 4.9 quake 32 km south of Mamuju, Kabupaten Mamuju, West Sulawesi, Indonesia, 14 Jan 2021 2:38 pm (GMT +8) - 2 reports
#12: 2.2 quake 0.4 mi southwest of Concord, Contra Costa County, California, USA, 14 Jan 2021 11:26 am (GMT -8) - 2 reports
#13: 4.2 quake 582 km northwest of Irkutsk, Irkutskiy Rayon, Irkutsk Oblast, Russia, 14 Jan 2021 3:23 pm (GMT +8) - 2 reports

Earthquake stats:

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Previous news
Thu, 14 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 14 Jan 2021 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (1 quake mag 1.1), Canlaon (1 quake mag 3.5), Clear Lake (25 quakes between mag 0.2-1.4), Coso (3 quakes between mag 0.8-1.4), Etna (8 quakes between mag 1.2-1.7), Ilopango (1 quake mag 2.4) ... read all
Thu, 14 Jan 2021, 21:21
3.6 quake 15 Jan 7:58 am (GMT +11)
A shallow magnitude 3.6 earthquake was reported in the morning near Glenorchy, Northern Grampians, Victoria, Australia. ... read all
Thu, 14 Jan 2021, 19:38
3.8 quake 14 Jan 11:18 am (GMT -8)
Just 9 minutes ago, a 3.8-magnitude earthquake struck near Concord, Contra Costa County, California, USA. The tremor was recorded in the morning on Thursday 14 January 2021 at 11:18 am local time, at a very shallow depth of 4.2 miles below the surface. ... read all
Thu, 14 Jan 2021, 18:48
6.4 quake 15 Jan 2:28 am (GMT +8)
An earthquake of magnitude 6.4 occurred early morning on Friday 15 January 2021 at 2:28 am local time near Mamuju, Kabupaten Mamuju, West Sulawesi, Indonesia, as reported by Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG). ... read all

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