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World Earthquake Report for Tuesday, 19 January 2021

Wed, 20 Jan 2021, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 20 Jan 2021
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 20 Jan 2021

Summary: 1 quake 6.0+, 4 quakes 5.0+, 24 quakes 4.0+, 140 quakes 3.0+, 225 quakes 2.0+ (394 total)
Global seismic activity level on 19 January 2021: HIGH

Magnitude 6+: 1 earthquake
Magnitude 5+: 4 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 24 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 140 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 225 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 7 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 2.8 x 1014 joules (76.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 65932 tons of TNT or 4.1 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (19 Jan 2021):

#1: 6.4 quake Departamento de Sarmiento, 20 km southwest of Pocito, San Juan, Argentina, 18 Jan 2021 11:46 pm (GMT -3)
#2: 5.3 quake Banda Sea, Indonesia, 126 km north of Delhi, Aveiro, Dili, Timor-Leste, 19 Jan 2021 1:01 pm (GMT +8)
#3: 5.2 quake Coral Sea, 45 km west of Ureparapara Island, Torba, Vanuatu, 20 Jan 2021 7:18 am (GMT +11)
#4: 5.0 quake 119 km north of Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, 19 Jan 2021 8:56 am (GMT +8)
#5: 5.0 quake Gorno-Badakhshan, 82 km southeast of Daroot-Korgon, Kyrgyzstan, 19 Jan 2021 7:38 am (GMT +5)
#6: 4.8 quake Departamento de Sarmiento, 16 km southwest of Pocito, San Juan, Argentina, 19 Jan 2021 12:37 am (GMT -3)
#7: 4.8 quake Departamento de Sarmiento, 39 km southwest of Pocito, San Juan, Argentina, 19 Jan 2021 12:08 am (GMT -3)
#8: 4.8 quake Departamento de Sarmiento, 27 km southwest of Pocito, San Juan, Argentina, 19 Jan 2021 1:01 am (GMT -3)
#9: 4.8 quake Ceram Sea, 89 km west of Pulau Kotmalankari Island, West Papua, Indonesia, 19 Jan 2021 4:26 pm (GMT +9)
#10: 4.8 quake South Pacific Ocean, 3.4 km west of Hihifo, Niuas, Tonga, 19 Jan 2021 10:24 pm (GMT +13)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 6.4 quake Departamento de Sarmiento, 20 km southwest of Pocito, San Juan, Argentina, 18 Jan 2021 11:46 pm (GMT -3) - 1072 reports
#2: 2.7 quake 2.4 mi north of Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, California, USA, 18 Jan 2021 8:22 pm (GMT -8) - 68 reports
#3: 4.3 quake 69 km west of Caucete, San Juan, Argentina, 19 Jan 2021 12:03 am (GMT -3) - 42 reports
#4: 4.5 quake North Pacific Ocean, 22 km west of Puerto Escondido, Mexico, 19 Jan 2021 6:12 am (GMT -6) - 21 reports
#5: 4.8 quake Departamento de Sarmiento, 16 km southwest of Pocito, San Juan, Argentina, 19 Jan 2021 12:37 am (GMT -3) - 11 reports
#6: 2.9 quake 23 km east of Calingasta, San Juan, Argentina, 18 Jan 2021 11:01 pm (GMT -3) - 8 reports
#7: 2.3 quake 7km NW of San Francisco Zoo, CA, USA, 19 Jan 2021 5:22 am (GMT -8) - 6 reports
#8: 3.6 quake 5.5 km east of Sopur, Baramulla, Jammu and Kashmir, India, 19 Jan 2021 9:13 pm (GMT +5:30) - 4 reports
#9: 4.6 quake Indian Ocean, 102 km south of Sewon, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 20 Jan 2021 3:11 am (GMT +7) - 3 reports
#10: 3.2 quake 1.2 km southwest of Lembang, West Java, Indonesia, 19 Jan 2021 10:50 pm (GMT +7) - 3 reports
#11: 3.0 quake Aegean Sea, 1.3 km north of Nisida Strongylo Island, Samos, North Aegean, Greece, 19 Jan 2021 9:32 pm (GMT +2) - 2 reports
#12: 4.1 quake 38 km northeast of Ortaca, Muğla, Turkey, 19 Jan 2021 3:41 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

Tue, 19 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 19 Jan 2021 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (1 quake mag 1.6), Clear Lake (3 quakes between mag 0.6-1.6), Coso (3 quakes between mag 1.2-1.4), Etna (3 quakes between mag 1.4-1.5), Grímsnes (2 quakes between mag 1.1-1.2), Herdubreid (7 quakes between mag 0.3-1.1) ... read all
Tue, 19 Jan 2021, 20:38
5.3 quake 20 Jan 7:18 am (GMT +11)
An earthquake of magnitude 5.3 occurred only 15 minutes ago 100 km northwest of Sola, Vanuatu, the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) reported. ... read all
Tue, 19 Jan 2021, 12:33
4.5 quake 19 Jan 6:12 am (GMT -6)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.5 occurred only 21 minutes ago 22 km west of Puerto Escondido, Mexico, Mexico's National Seismological Service (SSN) reported. ... read all
Tue, 19 Jan 2021, 09:48
4.8 quake 19 Jan 10:24 pm (GMT +13)
The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported a magnitude 4.8 quake in Tonga near Hihifo, Niuas, only 24 minutes ago. The earthquake hit late at night on Tuesday 19 January 2021 at 10:24 pm local time at an intermediate to considerable depth of 164.2 km. 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
Tue, 19 Jan 2021, 05:21
5.3 quake Banda Sea, Timor-Leste, 19 Jan 2021 1:01 pm (GMT +8)
Timor-Leste was shaken near Delhi, Vera Cruz, Dili, by an earthquake of magnitude 5.3 only 17 minutes ago, Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG) reported. ... read all

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