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World Earthquake Report for Friday, 15 January 2021

Sat, 16 Jan 2021, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 16 Jan 2021
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 16 Jan 2021

Summary: 1 quake 6.0+, 9 quakes 5.0+, 50 quakes 4.0+, 113 quakes 3.0+, 224 quakes 2.0+ (397 total)
Global seismic activity level on 15 January 2021: MODERATE

Magnitude 6+: 1 earthquake
Magnitude 5+: 9 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 50 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 113 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 224 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 7 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 1.9 x 1014 joules (54 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 46490 tons of TNT or 2.9 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (15 Jan 2021):

#1: 6.1 quake North Pacific Ocean, 57 km southwest of Champerico, Departamento de Retalhuleu, Guatemala, 15 Jan 2021 10:10 am (GMT -6)
#2: 5.9 quake Philippines Sea, 89 km southeast of Ise, Ise-shi, Mie, Japan, 15 Jan 2021 10:38 pm (GMT +9)
#3: 5.5 quake 60 km northeast of Bandar-e Lengeh, Hormozgan, Iran, 16 Jan 2021 1:01 am (GMT +3:30)
#4: 5.4 quake South Atlantic Ocean 15 Jan 2021 9:45 am (GMT -1)
#5: 5.3 quake South Atlantic Ocean 15 Jan 2021 12:19 pm (GMT -1)
#6: 5.1 quake Bismarck Sea, 713 km northeast of Port Moresby, National Capital, Papua New Guinea, 16 Jan 2021 1:52 am (GMT +10)
#7: 5.1 quake Papua New Guinea 16 Jan 2021 7:18 am (GMT +11)
#8: 5.1 quake Molucca Sea, 56 km north of Pulau Gureda Island, North Maluku, Indonesia, 16 Jan 2021 8:00 am (GMT +9)
#9: 5.0 quake South Atlantic Ocean, 2266 km south of Jamestown, Half Tree Hollow, Sainte Helene, St. Helena, 15 Jan 2021 6:36 am (GMT -1)
#10: 5.0 quake North Pacific Ocean, 70 km southwest of Usulutan, Departamento de Usulutan, El Salvador, 15 Jan 2021 11:09 am (GMT -6)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 4.2 quake Grad Glina, Sisak-Moslavina, 2.9 km south of Hotnja, Pokupsko, Zagreb County, Croatia, 15 Jan 2021 1:01 pm (GMT +1) - 132 reports
#2: 4.0 quake 5.1 mi east of Pāhala, Hawaii County, USA, 14 Jan 2021 6:15 pm (GMT -10) - 69 reports
#3: 6.1 quake North Pacific Ocean, 57 km southwest of Champerico, Departamento de Retalhuleu, Guatemala, 15 Jan 2021 10:10 am (GMT -6) - 33 reports
#4: 5.5 quake 60 km northeast of Bandar-e Lengeh, Hormozgan, Iran, 16 Jan 2021 1:01 am (GMT +3:30) - 26 reports
#5: 2.9 quake 1 km northwest of Volavje, Grad Jastrebarsko, Zagreb County, Croatia, 15 Jan 2021 2:50 am (GMT +1) - 9 reports
#6: 4.8 quake South China Sea, 10.9 km south of Calaca, Province of Batangas, Calabarzon, Philippines, 16 Jan 2021 6:48 am (GMT +8) - 6 reports
#7: 5.0 quake North Pacific Ocean, 70 km southwest of Usulutan, Departamento de Usulutan, El Salvador, 15 Jan 2021 11:09 am (GMT -6) - 5 reports
#8: 3.2 quake Courtelary, 2.6 km southeast of Corgémont, Bernese Jura, Switzerland, 15 Jan 2021 2:40 am (GMT +1) - 5 reports
#9: 4.6 quake South Pacific Ocean, 91 km south of Lima, Peru, 15 Jan 2021 6:51 pm (GMT -5) - 5 reports
#10: 2.8 quake 0.9 mi north of Blytheville, Mississippi County, Arkansas, USA, 15 Jan 2021 12:17 pm (GMT -6) - 3 reports
#11: 3.3 quake Persian Gulf, 58 km northwest of Jazīreh-ye Garam Island, Bushehr, Iran, 15 Jan 2021 11:36 pm (GMT +3:30) - 3 reports
#12: 5.9 quake Philippines Sea, 89 km southeast of Ise, Ise-shi, Mie, Japan, 15 Jan 2021 10:38 pm (GMT +9) - 3 reports
#13: 3.6 quake Aegean Sea, 8.6 km northeast of Kokkari, Samos, North Aegean, Greece, 15 Jan 2021 7:20 pm (GMT +2) - 3 reports
#14: 4.7 quake North Pacific Ocean, 59 km southwest of Champerico, Municipio de Champerico, Departamento de Retalhuleu, Guatemala, 15 Jan 2021 10:18 am (GMT -6) - 3 reports
#15: 4.5 quake Indian Ocean, 62 km south of Nusa Patkujang Island, Indonesia, 15 Jan 2021 9:17 pm (GMT +7) - 2 reports
#16: 2.4 quake Esmeralda County, 18 mi southeast of Mina, Mineral County, Nevada, USA, 15 Jan 2021 7:56 am (GMT -8) - 2 reports
#17: 4.4 quake North Pacific Ocean, 2 km southwest of Guatemala City, Municipio de Guatemala, Departamento de Guatemala, 14 Jan 2021 10:20 pm (GMT -6) - 2 reports
#18: 3.9 quake Esmeralda County, 29 mi west of Tonopah, Nye County, Nevada, USA, 15 Jan 2021 7:45 am (GMT -8) - 2 reports

Earthquake stats:

Number of quakes and energy released vs time
Number of quakes and energy vs time
Number of quakes and energy released vs magnitude
Number of quakes and energy vs magnitude
Magnitude of quakes and energy released vs time
Magnitude of quakes and energy vs time

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Fri, 15 Jan 2021, 23:08
4.8 quake 16 Jan 6:48 am (GMT +8)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.8 occurred early morning on Saturday 16 January 2021 at 6:48 am local time near Calaca, Province of Batangas, Calabarzon, Philippines, as reported by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ). ... read all
Fri, 15 Jan 2021, 22:31
3.9 quake 15 Jan 2:11 pm (GMT -8)
Just 7 minutes ago, a 3.9-magnitude earthquake struck near Mammoth Lakes, Mono County, California, USA. The tremor was recorded early afternoon on Friday 15 January 2021 at 2:11 pm local time, at a very shallow depth of 0.7 miles below the surface. ... read all

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