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World Earthquake Report for Thursday, 21 January 2021

Fri, 22 Jan 2021, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 22 Jan 2021
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 22 Jan 2021

Summary: 1 quake 7.0+, 4 quakes 5.0+, 54 quakes 4.0+, 146 quakes 3.0+, 244 quakes 2.0+ (449 total)
Global seismic activity level on 21 January 2021: VERY HIGH

Magnitude 7+: 1 earthquake
Magnitude 5+: 4 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 54 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 146 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 244 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 2.1 x 1015 joules (571 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4.9 x 105 tons of TNT or 30.7 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (21 Jan 2021):

#1: 7.0 quake Philippines Sea, 43 km northeast of Pulau Magupung Island, Indonesia, 21 Jan 2021 8:23 pm (GMT +8)
#2: 5.8 quake 140 km south of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, China, 21 Jan 2021 9:42 pm (GMT +8)
#3: 5.2 quake 114 km east of Altai, Yesunbulag, Govĭ-Altay Aymag, Mongolia, 21 Jan 2021 4:34 pm (GMT +7)
#4: 5.0 quake 16 km southeast of Duran, Provincia del Guayas, Ecuador, 21 Jan 2021 5:15 am (GMT -5)
#5: 5.0 quake Tasman Sea, 18 km north of Bauza Island, New Zealand, 22 Jan 2021 2:51 am (GMT +13)
#6: 4.9 quake 12 km east of Larnaca, Cyprus, 21 Jan 2021 4:27 pm (GMT +2)
#7: 4.8 quake South Pacific Ocean, 55 km northwest of Minas de Marcona, Peru, 20 Jan 2021 7:27 pm (GMT -5)
#8: 4.8 quake Bismarck Sea, 32 km southwest of Lottin Island, Papua New Guinea, 21 Jan 2021 12:06 pm (GMT +10)
#9: 4.8 quake 105 km east of Turpan, Xinjiang, China, 21 Jan 2021 3:27 pm (GMT +8)
#10: 4.8 quake Banda Sea, 106 km north of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, Indonesia, 21 Jan 2021 5:55 pm (GMT +9)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 4.9 quake 12 km east of Larnaca, Cyprus, 21 Jan 2021 4:27 pm (GMT +2) - 747 reports
#2: 7.0 quake Philippines Sea, 43 km northeast of Pulau Magupung Island, Indonesia, 21 Jan 2021 8:23 pm (GMT +8) - 239 reports
#3: 5.0 quake 16 km southeast of Duran, Provincia del Guayas, Ecuador, 21 Jan 2021 5:15 am (GMT -5) - 53 reports
#4: 4.0 quake 1.7 km east of Paraiso, Provincia de Cartago, Costa Rica, 21 Jan 2021 7:06 am (GMT -6) - 11 reports
#5: 2.2 quake 10.6 km northwest of Compostela, Davao, Philippines, 21 Jan 2021 3:38 pm (GMT +8) - 7 reports
#6: 3.6 quake Castillo, 5 km northeast of Pimentel, Provincia Duarte, Dominican Republic, 21 Jan 2021 7:21 am (GMT -4) - 5 reports
#7: 3.5 quake 17 km southeast of Duran, Provincia del Guayas, Ecuador, 21 Jan 2021 5:34 am (GMT -5) - 5 reports
#8: 2.1 quake Province of Davao Oriental, 23 km northeast of Monkayo, Philippines, 21 January 2021 - 09:48 AM (PST) - 4 reports
#9: 4.0 quake North Pacific Ocean, 24 km southwest of Crucecita, Mexico, 20 Jan 2021 7:54 pm (GMT -6) - 4 reports
#10: 4.3 quake North Pacific Ocean, 63 km southwest of Crucecita, Mexico, 21 Jan 2021 1:34 am (GMT -6) - 3 reports
#11: 4.2 quake Tasman Sea, 27 km southwest of Wanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand, 22 Jan 2021 8:02 am (GMT +13) - 3 reports
#12: 3.6 quake Polkowice County, 2.4 km northwest of Rudna, Lubin County, Lower Silesia, Poland, 21 Jan 2021 6:10 am (GMT +1) - 3 reports
#13: 3.1 quake 14 km south of Langarūd, Ostān-e Gīlān, Iran, 21 Jan 2021 11:30 am (GMT +3:30) - 3 reports
#14: 5.0 quake Tasman Sea, 18 km north of Bauza Island, New Zealand, 22 Jan 2021 2:51 am (GMT +13) - 2 reports
#15: 3.0 quake Gulf of Alaska, 8.5 mi north of Alaska City, Municipalite d'Anchorage County, Alaska, USA, 20 Jan 2021 3:55 pm (GMT -9) - 2 reports
#16: 3.0 quake Macana Barrio, 2 km northwest of Santo Domingo, Puerto Rico, 21 Jan 2021 2:32 pm (GMT -4) - 2 reports
#17: 3.5 quake San Mateo, Provincia de Alajuela, 7 km southeast of Esparza, Costa Rica, 21 Jan 2021 7:14 am (GMT -6) - 2 reports
#18: 3.1 quake Caribbean Sea, 2.4 km east of Terremoto Cay Island, Guanica, Puerto Rico, 21 Jan 2021 11:16 am (GMT -4) - 2 reports
#19: 2.4 quake Eastern Mediterranean, 9.2 km east of Larnaca, Larnaka, Cyprus, 21 Jan 2021 6:14 pm (GMT +2) - 2 reports
#20: 3.9 quake 12 km southwest of Marmaris, Muğla, Turkey, 21 Jan 2021 3:28 pm (GMT +3) - 2 reports
#21: 2.6 quake 10km W of Templeton, CA, USA, 21 Jan 2021 7:19 am (GMT -8) - 2 reports
#22: 4.0 quake 23 km southeast of Mamuju, West Sulawesi, Indonesia, 21 Jan 2021 7:55 pm (GMT +8) - 2 reports
#23: 4.4 quake 3 km east of Yotsukaidō, Chiba, Japan, 22 Jan 2021 7:04 am (GMT +9) - 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

Thu, 21 Jan 2021, 23:59
3.1 quake 22 Jan 12:39 am (GMT +1)
An earthquake of magnitude 3.1 occurred after midnight on Friday 22 January 2021 at 12:39 am local time near Arthez-de-Béarn, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France, as reported by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC). ... read all
Thu, 21 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 21 Jan 2021 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Bardarbunga (2 quakes between mag 0.2-2.5), Brennisteinsfjöll (1 quake mag 1.0), Clear Lake (20 quakes between mag 0.3-1.9), Coso (14 quakes between mag 0.4-3.5), Irazu (1 quake mag 4.0), Kasbek (1 quake mag 3.1) ... read all
Thu, 21 Jan 2021, 23:27
4.4 quake 22 Jan 7:07 am (GMT +8)
A shallow magnitude 4.4 earthquake was reported in the morning near Dompu, Dompu Regency, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. ... read all
Thu, 21 Jan 2021, 19:22
4.2 quake 22 Jan 8:02 am (GMT +13)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred in the morning on Friday 22 January 2021 at 8:02 am local time near Wanganui, Wanganui District, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand, as reported by New Zealand's Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey (GeoNet). ... read all
Thu, 21 Jan 2021, 19:15
4.3 quake 21 Jan 3:54 pm (GMT -3)
The National Seismological Center of the University of Chile reported a magnitude 4.3 quake in Chile near Taltal, Provincia de Antofagasta, Antofagasta, only 21 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early afternoon on Thursday 21 January 2021 at 3:54 pm local time at an intermediate depth of 113.3 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

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