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World Earthquake Report for Saturday, 23 January 2021

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

Summary: 1 quake 7.0+, 13 quakes 5.0+, 34 quakes 4.0+, 109 quakes 3.0+, 225 quakes 2.0+ (382 total)
Global seismic activity level on 23 January 2021: HIGH

Magnitude 7+: 1 earthquake
Magnitude 5+: 13 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 34 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 109 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 225 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 2.1 x 1015 joules (596 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5.1 x 105 tons of TNT or 32.1 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (23 Jan 2021):

#1: 7.0 quake South Atlantic Ocean, Antarctica, 23 Jan 2021 7:36 pm (GMT -4)
#2: 5.9 quake 81 km northeast of Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea, 23 Jan 2021 1:19 pm (GMT +10)
#3: 5.7 quake 18 km northwest of Druzhba, Alakol District, Almaty Oblysy, Kazakhstan, 24 Jan 2021 1:38 am (GMT +6)
#4: 5.6 quake Solomon Sea, 53 km north of Kiangana Island, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea, 24 Jan 2021 2:58 am (GMT +10)
#5: 5.5 quake South Pacific Ocean 24 Jan 2021 12:47 am (GMT +13)
#6: 5.4 quake 91 km northeast of Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea, 23 Jan 2021 6:34 pm (GMT +10)
#7: 5.4 quake South Pacific Ocean 22 Jan 2021 11:47 pm (GMT -12)
#8: 5.4 quake South Atlantic Ocean, Antarctica, 23 Jan 2021 7:48 pm (GMT -4)
#9: 5.3 quake North Pacific Ocean, 68 km south of San Jose, Guatemala, 22 Jan 2021 10:58 pm (GMT -6)
#10: 5.3 quake 30 km east of Shizunai-furukawachō, Hidaka-gun, Hokkaido, Japan, 23 Jan 2021 2:39 pm (GMT +9)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 3.4 quake 5.3 km east of Albox, Almeria, Andalusia, Spain, 23 Jan 2021 8:58 am (GMT +1) - 78 reports
#2: 5.0 quake 64 km east of Neiva, Departamento del Huila, Colombia, 23 Jan 2021 4:12 pm (GMT -5) - 53 reports
#3: 4.4 quake 3.5 km northwest of Santafé, Granada, Andalusia, Spain, 23 Jan 2021 12:15 pm (GMT +1) - 49 reports
#4: 7.0 quake South Atlantic Ocean, Antarctica, 23 Jan 2021 7:36 pm (GMT -4) - 38 reports
#5: 5.3 quake North Pacific Ocean, 68 km south of San Jose, Guatemala, 22 Jan 2021 10:58 pm (GMT -6) - 14 reports
#6: 3.6 quake North Pacific Ocean, 65 km southwest of Liberia, Costa Rica, 23 Jan 2021 4:15 pm (GMT -6) - 11 reports
#7: 3.9 quake Departamento de Las Heras, 14 km west of Mendoza, Departamento de Guaymallén, Mendoza, Argentina, 23 Jan 2021 7:37 pm (GMT -3) - 8 reports
#8: 2.8 quake 2.4 mi north of Greenbrier, Faulkner County, Arkansas, USA, 23 Jan 2021 9:16 am (GMT -6) - 7 reports
#9: 3.3 quake 2.5 km north of Santafé, Granada, Andalusia, Spain, 23 Jan 2021 6:08 pm (GMT +1) - 4 reports
#10: 5.4 quake 91 km northeast of Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea, 23 Jan 2021 6:34 pm (GMT +10) - 3 reports
#11: 4.1 quake Bolivar, 56 km northwest of Tulua, Departamento del Valle del Cauca, Colombia, 23 Jan 2021 7:12 am (GMT -5) - 3 reports
#12: 4.1 quake 15 km south of Yeghegnadzor, Vayots Dzor, Armenia, 23 Jan 2021 5:22 pm (GMT +4) - 3 reports
#13: 2.1 quake Lekenik, 9.1 km northwest of Sisek, Grad Sisak, Sisak-Moslavina, Croatia, 23 Jan 2021 1:04 pm (GMT +1) - 3 reports
#14: 2.5 quake 3 Km ESE of Union Hill-Novelty Hill, Washington, USA, 23 Jan 2021 1:02 am (GMT -8) - 2 reports
#15: 5.9 quake 81 km northeast of Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea, 23 Jan 2021 1:19 pm (GMT +10) - 2 reports
#16: 4.2 quake Yatsushiro-gun, 5.5 km south of Matsubase, Uki Shi, Kumamoto, Japan, 24 Jan 2021 12:57 am (GMT +9) - 2 reports
#17: 2.6 quake 13km NE of Ridgecrest, CA, USA, 22 Jan 2021 8:13 pm (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

Sun, 24 Jan 2021, 00:00
We are receiving unverified early reports of seismic activity in or around Chile at approximately 23:58 GMT. There are no details yet on the magnitude or depth of this earthquake. We expect more accurate data to emerge in the next few minutes. The location and magnitude mentioned are indicative and temporary until the AllQuakes monitoring service receives more exact scientific data from a national or international seismological agency. Check back here shortly and stay safe. ... read all
Sat, 23 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 23 Jan 2021 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (1 quake mag 1.7), Askja (3 quakes between mag 0.3-1.2), Biliran (1 quake mag 2.2), Campi Flegrei (Phlegrean Fields) (2 quakes between mag 0.3-1.3), Clear Lake (29 quakes between mag 0.1-1.7), Coso (7 quakes between mag 0.5-1.8) ... read all
Sat, 23 Jan 2021, 23:12
3.0 quake 23 Jan 1:52 pm (GMT -9)
A intermediate magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported around noon near Anchor Point, Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska, USA. ... read all
Sat, 23 Jan 2021, 21:32
4.9 quake 23 Jan 4:12 pm (GMT -5)
A shallow magnitude 4.9 earthquake was reported in the afternoon near Neiva, Departamento del Huila, Colombia. ... read all

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