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World Earthquake Report for Friday, 22 January 2021

Sat, 23 Jan 2021, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 23 Jan 2021
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 23 Jan 2021

Summary: 5 quakes 5.0+, 26 quakes 4.0+, 110 quakes 3.0+, 218 quakes 2.0+ (359 total)
Global seismic activity level on 22 January 2021: MODERATE

Magnitude 5+: 5 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 26 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 110 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 218 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 6.5 x 1013 joules (18.2 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15622 tons of TNT or 1 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (22 Jan 2021):

#1: 5.9 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, 22 Jan 2021 4:23 am (GMT -12)
#2: 5.1 quake 84 km northeast of Belyy Yar, Tomsk Oblast, Russia, 22 Jan 2021 3:59 pm (GMT +7)
#3: 5.0 quake South Pacific Ocean 21 Jan 2021 7:05 pm (GMT -7)
#4: 5.0 quake Philippines Sea, 49 km northeast of Pulau Magupung Island, Indonesia, 22 Jan 2021 7:45 pm (GMT +9)
#5: 5.0 quake North Pacific Ocean, 67 km southwest of Santa Tecla, El Salvador, 22 Jan 2021 10:00 am (GMT -6)
#6: 4.9 quake West Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea, 182 km southeast of Jayapura, Indonesia, 22 Jan 2021 7:26 pm (GMT +10)
#7: 4.9 quake North Atlantic Ocean 22 Jan 2021 3:03 am (GMT -2)
#8: 4.9 quake Philippines Sea, 26 km northeast of Pulau Magupung Island, Indonesia, 22 Jan 2021 8:47 pm (GMT +8)
#9: 4.8 quake North Pacific Ocean, 96 km southwest of Dededo Village, Guam, 22 Jan 2021 11:51 pm (GMT +10)
#10: 4.7 quake Banda Sea, 78 km north of Pulau Wayangan Island, Maluku, Indonesia, 22 Jan 2021 11:14 pm (GMT +9)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 3.3 quake 3.2 km northwest of Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin, Grand Est, France, 22 Jan 2021 7:33 pm (GMT +1) - 190 reports
#2: 2.4 quake 5 Km NW of Fort Shawnee, Ohio, USA, 22 Jan 2021 12:22 am (GMT -5) - 56 reports
#3: 3.0 quake 0.7 mi southeast of Concord, Contra Costa County, California, USA, 21 Jan 2021 4:48 pm (GMT -8) - 28 reports
#4: 2.8 quake Province of Laguna, 8.8 km east of Tanauan, Philippines, 22 Jan 2021 6:26 pm (GMT +8) - 11 reports
#5: 5.0 quake North Pacific Ocean, 67 km southwest of Santa Tecla, El Salvador, 22 Jan 2021 10:00 am (GMT -6) - 9 reports
#6: 2.4 quake 2km NW of Lakeland Village, CA, USA, 22 Jan 2021 4:35 am (GMT -8) - 5 reports
#7: 2.2 quake 2km WNW of Lake Elsinore, CA, USA, 22 Jan 2021 5:19 am (GMT -8) - 4 reports
#8: 2.4 quake 0.4 km east of Reichstett, Bas-Rhin, Grand Est, France, 22 Jan 2021 8:34 pm (GMT +1) - 3 reports
#9: 2.1 quake 3km WSW of Lake Elsinore, CA, USA, 22 Jan 2021 4:55 am (GMT -8) - 3 reports
#10: 4.5 quake Aegean Sea, 59 km northeast of Sitia, Lasithi, Crete, Greece, 22 Jan 2021 8:57 am (GMT +2) - 3 reports
#11: 3.6 quake South China Sea, 24 km southwest of Calatagan, Philippines, 22 Jan 2021 3:57 pm (GMT +8) - 2 reports
#12: 2.3 quake Zagreb County, 24 km east of Karlovac, Croatia, 22 Jan 2021 5:34 am (GMT +1) - 2 reports
#13: 3.0 quake Esmeralda County, 36 mi west of Tonopah, Nye County, Nevada, USA, 22 Jan 2021 5:15 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

Previous news

Fri, 22 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 22 Jan 2021 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Baru (1 quake mag 3.4), Brennisteinsfjöll (2 quakes between mag 0.2-1.1), Clear Lake (19 quakes between mag 0.3-2.0), Etna (2 quakes between mag 1.7-2.3), Hrómundartindur (5 quakes between mag 0.3-1.4), Krísuvík (3 quakes between mag 0.6-1.0) ... read all
Fri, 22 Jan 2021, 22:55
4.2 quake 23 Jan 9:35 am (GMT +11)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred only 13 minutes ago 96 km northeast of Makubetsu, Japan, NIED reported. ... read all
Fri, 22 Jan 2021, 22:26
3.1 quake 22 Jan 1:06 pm (GMT -9)
An earthquake of magnitude 3.1 occurred only 9 minutes ago 41 miles south of Shungnak, Alaska, United States, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported. ... read all
Fri, 22 Jan 2021, 21:34
4.3 quake 23 Jan 3:44 am (GMT +6:30)
Just 15 minutes ago, a 4.3-magnitude earthquake struck near Mawlaik, Mawlaik District, Sagaing Region, Myanmar (Burma). The tremor was recorded early morning on Saturday 23 January 2021 at 3:14 am local time, at an intermediate depth of 114 km below the surface. ... read all
Fri, 22 Jan 2021, 18:53
3.6 quake 22 Jan 7:33 pm (GMT +1)
A magnitude 3.6 earthquake near Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin, Grand Est, France, was reported only 8 minutes ago by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. The earthquake occurred at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter early evening on Friday 22 January 2021 at 7:33 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

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