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World Earthquake Report for Monday, 18 January 2021

Tue, 19 Jan 2021, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 19 Jan 2021
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 19 Jan 2021

Summary: 4 quakes 5.0+, 33 quakes 4.0+, 145 quakes 3.0+, 237 quakes 2.0+ (419 total)
Global seismic activity level on 18 January 2021: MODERATE

Magnitude 5+: 4 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 33 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 145 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 237 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 4.6 x 1013 joules (12.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 10877 tons of TNT or 0.7 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (18 Jan 2021):

#1: 5.7 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, 18 Jan 2021 5:40 am (GMT -12)
#2: 5.3 quake Coral Sea, 69 km north of Port-Olry, Sanma Province, Vanuatu, 18 Jan 2021 6:17 pm (GMT +11)
#3: 5.1 quake 118 km east of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, China, 18 Jan 2021 10:41 am (GMT +8)
#4: 5.1 quake Andaman Sea, India, 141 km northwest of Sabang, Aceh, Indonesia, 18 Jan 2021 5:13 pm (GMT +5:30)
#5: 4.9 quake 93 km west of Mendi, Southern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea, 18 January 2021 14:21 GMT
#6: 4.8 quake Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, 18 Jan 2021 12:05 pm (GMT +10)
#7: 4.7 quake Sea of Okhotsk, 26 km southwest of Shiashkotan Island, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, 18 Jan 2021 12:17 pm (GMT +11)
#8: 4.7 quake 98 km west of Laojunmiao, Gansu, China, 18 Jan 2021 8:44 am (GMT +8)
#9: 4.7 quake South Pacific Ocean, 30 km southwest of Coquimbo, Provincia de Elqui, Coquimbo Region, Chile, 18 Jan 2021 2:45 am (GMT -3)
#10: 4.7 quake 88 km southeast of Aldan, Sakha, Russia, 19 Jan 2021 3:46 am (GMT +9)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 4.6 quake Yellow Sea, 213 km southeast of Yatou, Shandong, China, 19 Jan 2021 2:21 am (GMT +8) - 63 reports
#2: 3.8 quake 2.4 km south of Bajo Boquete, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama, 18 Jan 2021 10:06 am (GMT -5) - 16 reports
#3: 4.5 quake North Pacific Ocean, 61 km southwest of Santa Tecla, El Salvador, 17 Jan 2021 10:04 pm (GMT -6) - 13 reports
#4: 2.2 quake 9.5 km north of Zagreb, HR.21.3186885, Zagreb, Croatia, 18 Jan 2021 3:49 am (GMT +1) - 12 reports
#5: 2.2 quake SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, CALIF., USA, 18 Jan 2021 1:01 am (GMT -8) - 10 reports
#6: 4.2 quake Departamento de Calingasta, San Juan, 96 km northeast of San Felipe, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, 18 Jan 2021 7:57 pm (GMT -3) - 5 reports
#7: 4.3 quake Aegean Sea, 53 km north of Sitia, Lasithi, Crete, Greece, 18 Jan 2021 6:23 am (GMT +2) - 3 reports
#8: 3.3 quake Inyo County, 25 mi northeast of Ridgecrest, Kern County, California, USA, 17 Jan 2021 11:29 pm (GMT -8) - 3 reports
#9: 2.1 quake 4 Km ENE of Dalzell, South Carolina, USA, 18 January 2021 10:52 GMT - 3 reports
#10: 3.5 quake Esmeralda County, 39 mi southeast of Hawthorne, Mineral County, Nevada, USA, 17 Jan 2021 9:00 pm (GMT -8) - 2 reports
#11: 3.2 quake Salerno, Campania, 5.9 km west of Vietri di Potenza, Italy, 18 Jan 2021 8:31 am (GMT +1) - 2 reports
#12: 4.2 quake Departamento de Las Heras, 71 km northwest of Mendoza, Departamento de Guaymallén, Mendoza, Argentina, 17 Jan 2021 10:48 pm (GMT -3) - 2 reports
#13: 4.7 quake South Pacific Ocean, 30 km southwest of Coquimbo, Provincia de Elqui, Coquimbo Region, Chile, 18 Jan 2021 2:45 am (GMT -3) - 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

Previous news

Mon, 18 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 18 Jan 2021 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Akan (1 quake mag 3.1), Akyarlar (1 quake mag 1.1), Bardarbunga (2 quakes between mag 0.1-1.9), Baru (1 quake mag 3.8), Biliran (1 quake mag 2.8), Brennisteinsfjöll (2 quakes between mag 0.4-1.4) ... read all
Mon, 18 Jan 2021, 23:17
4.3 quake 18 Jan 7:57 pm (GMT -3)
A magnitude 4.3 earthquake near San Felipe, Provincia de San Felipe de Aconcagua, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, was reported only 15 minutes ago by INPRES, considered the main national agency that monitors seismic activity in this part of the world. The earthquake occurred at an intermediate depth of 126 km beneath the epicenter early evening on Monday 18 January 2021 at 7:57 pm 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
Mon, 18 Jan 2021, 22:03
3.3 quake 18 Jan 12:43 pm (GMT -9)
Just 8 minutes ago, a 3.3-magnitude earthquake struck near King Salmon, Bristol Bay County, Alaska, USA. The tremor was recorded around noon on Monday 18 January 2021 at 12:43 pm local time, at an intermediate to considerable depth of 111 miles below the surface. ... read all
Mon, 18 Jan 2021, 21:30
4.6 quake 18 Jan 2:58 pm (GMT -6)
A moderately shallow magnitude 4.6 earthquake was reported early afternoon near Papanoa, Técpan de Galeana, Guerrero, Mexico. ... read all
Mon, 18 Jan 2021, 21:15
3.1 quake 18 Jan 10:55 am (GMT -10)
An earthquake of magnitude 3.1 occurred in the morning on Monday 18 January 2021 at 10:55 am local time near Pāhala, Hawaii County, Hawaii, USA, as reported by the United States Geological Survey (USGS). ... read all

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