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World Earthquake Report for Wednesday, 27 January 2021

Thu, 28 Jan 2021, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 28 Jan 2021
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 28 Jan 2021

Summary: 5 quakes 5.0+, 36 quakes 4.0+, 121 quakes 3.0+, 246 quakes 2.0+ (408 total)
Global seismic activity level on 27 January 2021: MODERATE

Magnitude 5+: 5 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 36 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 121 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 246 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 3.9 x 1013 joules (10.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 9283 tons of TNT or 0.6 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (27 Jan 2021):

#1: 5.5 quake Iglesia Department, 119 km southeast of Vallenar, Provincia de Huasco, Atacama, Chile, 27 Jan 2021 5:00 pm (GMT -3)
#2: 5.2 quake Yūfutsu-gun, 31 km southeast of Chitose, Hokkaido, Japan, 27 Jan 2021 2:06 pm (GMT +9)
#3: 5.1 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, 27 Jan 2021 10:12 pm (GMT +13)
#4: 5.1 quake Indonesian Ocean, 121 km southwest of Baturaja, Sumatera Selatan, Indonesia, 27 Jan 2021 5:40 pm (GMT +7)
#5: 5.0 quake South Pacific Ocean, Fiji, 26 Jan 2021 9:10 pm (GMT -12)
#6: 4.9 quake Timor Sea, 37 km southeast of Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, 27 Jan 2021 11:13 am (GMT +8)
#7: 4.9 quake Calarca, 10.4 km south of La Tebaida, Quindio Department, Colombia, 27 Jan 2021 2:57 am (GMT -5)
#8: 4.9 quake 206 km west of Jayapura, Netherlands New Guinea, Indonesia, 27 Jan 2021 9:45 pm (GMT +9)
#9: 4.9 quake 66 km west of Zangguy, Hotan Prefecture, Xinjiang, China, 28 Jan 2021 3:55 am (GMT +8)
#10: 4.8 quake Molucca Sea, 83 km southeast of Gorontalo, Indonesia, 27 Jan 2021 12:19 pm (GMT +8)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 4.9 quake Calarca, 10.4 km south of La Tebaida, Quindio Department, Colombia, 27 Jan 2021 2:57 am (GMT -5) - 217 reports
#2: 3.8 quake North Pacific Ocean, 32 km north of Esmeraldas, Provincia de Esmeraldas, Ecuador, 27 Jan 2021 2:30 am (GMT -5) - 73 reports
#3: 3.3 quake 1.4 km west of Trofaiach, Politischer Bezirk Leoben, Styria, Austria, 27 Jan 2021 1:43 am (GMT +1) - 25 reports
#4: 3.0 quake Grad Petrinja, 4.3 km south of Sisak, Sisak-Moslavina, Croatia, 28 Jan 2021 12:37 am (GMT +1) - 24 reports
#5: 3.0 quake 8.7 km west of Granada, Andalusia, Spain, 27 Jan 2021 1:06 pm (GMT +1) - 10 reports
#6: 2.8 quake 9.4 km west of Granada, Andalusia, Spain, 27 Jan 2021 2:47 am (GMT +1) - 8 reports
#7: 3.5 quake Adriatic Sea, 14 km east of Civitanova Marche, Italy, 27 Jan 2021 10:46 pm (GMT +1) - 7 reports
#8: 5.5 quake Iglesia Department, 119 km southeast of Vallenar, Provincia de Huasco, Atacama, Chile, 27 Jan 2021 5:00 pm (GMT -3) - 5 reports
#9: 2.6 quake Lekenik, Sisak-Moslavina, 30 km southeast of Zagreb, Croatia, 27 Jan 2021 8:53 am (GMT +1) - 5 reports
#10: 3.4 quake Mavrovo and Rostuša, 15 km southwest of Gostivar, Macedonia, 27 Jan 2021 7:44 am (GMT +1) - 5 reports
#11: 3.1 quake Mavrovo and Rostuša, 13 km southwest of Gostivar, Macedonia, 27 Jan 2021 1:36 am (GMT +1) - 4 reports
#12: 2.9 quake 17 km south of Sisak, Sisak-Moslavina, Croatia, 27 Jan 2021 8:53 am (GMT +1) - 4 reports
#13: 2.6 quake 10.4 km northwest of Granada, Andalusia, Spain, 28 Jan 2021 12:43 am (GMT +1) - 3 reports
#14: 2.9 quake 4.3 km northeast of Calamba, Province of Laguna, Calabarzon, Philippines, 28 Jan 2021 2:49 am (GMT +8) - 3 reports
#15: 3.2 quake Semel District, 7.2 km west of Dahuk, Dohuk District, Dihok, Iraq, 27 Jan 2021 7:50 am (GMT +3) - 3 reports
#16: 3.7 quake Makassar Strait, 33 km south of Mamuju, West Sulawesi, Indonesia, 28 Jan 2021 2:43 am (GMT +8) - 2 reports
#17: 4.2 quake South China Sea, 20 km northwest of Laoag City, Philippines, 27 Jan 2021 9:07 pm (GMT +8) - 2 reports
#18: 2.2 quake 25 Km NW of Stanley, Idaho, USA, 27 January 2021 11:03 GMT - 2 reports
#19: 2.3 quake 3.8 km northwest of Alhama de Murcia, Spain, 27 Jan 2021 6:39 pm (GMT +1) - 2 reports
#20: 3.1 quake Vrapchishte, 12 km northwest of Gostivar, Macedonia, 27 Jan 2021 2:36 am (GMT +2) - 2 reports
#21: 5.1 quake Indonesian Ocean, 121 km southwest of Baturaja, Sumatera Selatan, Indonesia, 27 Jan 2021 5:40 pm (GMT +7) - 2 reports
#22: 2.8 quake Aegean Sea, 62 km northeast of Chalkida, Euboea, Central Greece, 27 Jan 2021 7:18 am (GMT +2) - 2 reports
#23: 2.9 quake Departamento de Sarmiento, 33 km southwest of Pocito, San Juan, Argentina, 27 Jan 2021 2:41 am (GMT -3) - 2 reports

Earthquake stats:

Number of quakes and energy released vs time
Number of quakes and energy vs time
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Number of quakes and energy vs magnitude
Magnitude of quakes and energy released vs time
Magnitude of quakes and energy vs time

Previous news

Wed, 27 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 27 Jan 2021 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Bardarbunga (2 quakes between mag 0.6-1.1), Clear Lake (8 quakes between mag 0.4-2.2), Coso (4 quakes between mag 0.8-1.4), El Chichón (1 quake mag 3.2), Etna (7 quakes between mag 1.2-1.9), Eyafjallajökull (1 quake mag 2.1) ... read all
Wed, 27 Jan 2021, 20:20
5.5 quake 27 Jan 5:00 pm (GMT -3)
INPRES reported a magnitude 5.5 quake in Chile near Vallenar, Provincia de Huasco, Atacama, only 11 minutes ago. The earthquake hit in the afternoon on Wednesday 27 January 2021 at 5:00 pm local time at a shallow depth of 10 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
Wed, 27 Jan 2021, 20:03
4.0 quake 27 Jan 10:29 am (GMT -9)
A magnitude 4.0 earthquake near Unalaska, Aleutians West (CA) County, Alaska, USA, was reported 33 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 37 miles beneath the epicenter in the morning on Wednesday 27 January 2021 at 10:29 am local time. Magnitude and other quake parameters can still change in the coming hours as the agency continues to process seismic data. ... read all
Wed, 27 Jan 2021, 17:13
4.4 quake 28 Jan 12:53 am (GMT +8)
Just 12 minutes ago, a 4.4-magnitude earthquake struck near Gorontalo, Indonesia. The tremor was recorded after midnight on Thursday 28 January 2021 at 12:53 am local time, at an intermediate to considerable depth of 193 km below the surface. ... read all
Wed, 27 Jan 2021, 16:45
3.7 quake 27 Jan 8:25 am (GMT -8)
Just 7 minutes ago, a 3.7-magnitude earthquake struck near Punta Arenas, Mendocino County, USA. The tremor was recorded in the morning on Wednesday 27 January 2021 at 8:25 am local time, at a very shallow depth of 3.1 miles below the surface. ... read all

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