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World Earthquake Report for Tuesday, 26 January 2021

Wed, 27 Jan 2021, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 27 Jan 2021
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 27 Jan 2021

Summary: 5 quakes 5.0+, 46 quakes 4.0+, 132 quakes 3.0+, 221 quakes 2.0+ (404 total)
Global seismic activity level on 26 January 2021: MODERATE

Magnitude 5+: 5 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 46 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 132 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 221 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 3.9 x 1013 joules (10.7 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 9229 tons of TNT or 0.6 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (26 Jan 2021):

#1: 5.4 quake Solomon Sea, Papua New Guinea, 29 km northwest of Alu Island, Solomon Islands, 26 Jan 2021 3:17 pm (GMT +11)
#2: 5.2 quake 50 km north of Padam, Kargil, Ladakh, India, 26 Jan 2021 11:48 am (GMT +5:30)
#3: 5.1 quake 15 km southwest of Karamay, Xinjiang, China, 26 Jan 2021 5:32 pm (GMT +8)
#4: 5.0 quake Coral Sea, 78 km southwest of Lata, Solomon Islands, 26 Jan 2021 4:08 pm (GMT +11)
#5: 5.0 quake South Pacific Ocean, Fiji, 26 Jan 2021 8:59 pm (GMT +13)
#6: 4.9 quake South Pacific Ocean, Fiji, 26 Jan 2021 2:30 pm (GMT +13)
#7: 4.9 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, 26 Jan 2021 5:23 pm (GMT +13)
#8: 4.9 quake Al-Ba'aj District, 56 km west of Sinjār, Sinjar, Nineveh, Iraq, 26 Jan 2021 1:17 pm (GMT +2)
#9: 4.9 quake South Pacific Ocean, 96 km northwest of Diego de Almagro, Provincia de Chañaral, Atacama, Chile, 26 Jan 2021 10:50 am (GMT -3)
#10: 4.9 quake Solomon Sea, 50 km south of Otua Islet Island, North Solomons, Papua New Guinea, 27 Jan 2021 2:42 am (GMT +11)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 4.2 quake 11 km west of Granada, Andalusia, Spain, 26 Jan 2021 10:36 pm (GMT +1) - 78 reports
#2: 4.2 quake 10.6 km southwest of Granada, Andalusia, Spain, 26 Jan 2021 10:44 pm (GMT +1) - 62 reports
#3: 4.5 quake 11 km west of Granada, Andalusia, Spain, 26 Jan 2021 10:54 pm (GMT +1) - 33 reports
#4: 3.5 quake 12 km west of Granada, Andalusia, Spain, 26 Jan 2021 11:00 pm (GMT +1) - 18 reports
#5: 4.4 quake Qarku i Durrësit, 38 km northwest of Tirana, Albania, 26 Jan 2021 3:32 pm (GMT +1) - 15 reports
#6: 3.1 quake 9.2 km west of Granada, Andalusia, Spain, 26 Jan 2021 12:16 pm (GMT +1) - 12 reports
#7: 3.6 quake Tasman Sea, 5.8 km northwest of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand, 27 Jan 2021 5:36 am (GMT +13) - 10 reports
#8: 3.2 quake 8.8 km west of Granada, Andalusia, Spain, 26 Jan 2021 10:57 pm (GMT +1) - 6 reports
#9: 4.3 quake Tasman Sea, 55 km west of Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand, 27 Jan 2021 6:29 am (GMT +13) - 5 reports
#10: 2.9 quake 12 km west of Granada, Andalusia, Spain, 26 Jan 2021 11:18 pm (GMT +1) - 5 reports
#11: 4.3 quake 32 mi south of Homer, Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska, USA, 26 Jan 2021 1:23 pm (GMT -9) - 4 reports
#12: 4.9 quake Al-Ba'aj District, 56 km west of Sinjār, Sinjar, Nineveh, Iraq, 26 Jan 2021 1:17 pm (GMT +2) - 3 reports
#13: 4.1 quake Indonesian Ocean, 128 km south of Klaten, Central Java, Indonesia, 27 Jan 2021 4:07 am (GMT +7) - 2 reports
#14: 3.2 quake 56 km southeast of Al Ḩasakah, Al-Hasakah, Syria, 26 Jan 2021 1:44 pm (GMT +2) - 2 reports
#15: 3.0 quake Indonesian Ocean, 113 km southeast of Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia, 27 Jan 2021 5:53 am (GMT +8) - 2 reports
#16: 3.1 quake North Pacific Ocean, 16 mi southwest of Oceanside, San Diego County, California, USA, 25 Jan 2021 11:48 pm (GMT -8) - 2 reports
#17: 2.7 quake 10.6 km west of Granada, Andalusia, Spain, 26 Jan 2021 11:36 pm (GMT +1) - 2 reports
#18: 2.3 quake 16 Km ENE of Binger, Oklahoma, USA, 26 Jan 2021 1:27 pm (GMT -6) - 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, 26 Jan 2021, 23:57
5.1 quake 26 Jan 8:37 pm (GMT -3)
An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 occurred only 7 minutes ago 76 km west of Vinchina, Argentina, the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) reported. ... read all
Tue, 26 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 26 Jan 2021 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (1 quake mag 1.8), Bardarbunga (3 quakes between mag 0.3-2.1), Chaîne des Puys (1 quake mag 1.1), Clear Lake (27 quakes between mag 0.1-2.1), Coso (2 quakes between mag 0.9-1.5), Etna (5 quakes between mag 1.7-2.4) ... read all
Tue, 26 Jan 2021, 23:17
4.2 quake 26 Jan 5:57 pm (GMT -5)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred only 11 minutes ago 38 km northwest of Esmeraldas, Ecuador, the Institute of Geophysics of the National Polytechnic School in Quito (IGEPN) reported. ... read all
Tue, 26 Jan 2021, 22:43
4.3 quake 26 Jan 1:23 pm (GMT -9)
A magnitude 4.3 earthquake near Homer, Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska, USA, was reported only 7 minutes ago by the United States Geological Survey (USGS), considered the key international and national agency that monitors seismic activity in the US. The earthquake occurred at a moderately shallow depth of 22 miles beneath the epicenter around noon on Tuesday 26 January 2021 at 1:23 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
Tue, 26 Jan 2021, 22:14
4.2 quake 26 Jan 10:54 pm (GMT +1)
IGN reported a magnitude 4.2 quake in Spain near Granada, Andalusia, only 11 minutes ago. The earthquake hit late at night on Tuesday 26 January 2021 at 10:54 pm local time at a very shallow depth of 5 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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