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World Earthquake Report for Thursday, 28 January 2021

Fri, 29 Jan 2021, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 29 Jan 2021
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 29 Jan 2021

Summary: 4 quakes 5.0+, 27 quakes 4.0+, 97 quakes 3.0+, 265 quakes 2.0+ (393 total)
Global seismic activity level on 28 January 2021: LOW

Magnitude 5+: 4 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 27 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 97 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 265 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 2.4 x 1013 joules (6.62 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5696 tons of TNT or 0.4 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (28 Jan 2021):

#1: 5.4 quake South Pacific Ocean, Fiji, 28 Jan 2021 9:05 pm (GMT +12)
#2: 5.2 quake Philippines Sea, 45 km northeast of Pulau Magupung Island, Indonesia, 28 Jan 2021 4:57 pm (GMT +9)
#3: 5.1 quake North Pacific Ocean, 120 km south of Coatepeque, Guatemala, 28 Jan 2021 4:38 am (GMT -6)
#4: 5.0 quake Solomon Sea, 110 km west of Torokina Islet Island, Papua New Guinea, 28 Jan 2021 5:03 pm (GMT +11)
#5: 4.8 quake Philippines Sea, 24 km southwest of Taitung City, Taiwan, 28 Jan 2021 3:29 pm (GMT +8)
#6: 4.7 quake Shimohei-gun, Iwate, 55 km southeast of Hachinohe, Aomori, Japan, 29 Jan 2021 4:24 am (GMT +9)
#7: 4.6 quake Caspian Sea, 97 km north of Baku, Azerbaijan, 28 Jan 2021 8:06 pm (GMT +3)
#8: 4.6 quake North Pacific Ocean, 85 km northeast of Shikotan, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, 29 Jan 2021 4:51 am (GMT +10)
#9: 4.5 quake South Pacific Ocean 28 Jan 2021 8:23 am (GMT -12)
#10: 4.4 quake 23 km south of Aznā, Ostān-e Lorestān, Iran, 28 Jan 2021 11:14 am (GMT +3:30)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 4.3 quake 12 km west of Granada, Andalusia, Spain, 28 Jan 2021 7:49 pm (GMT +1) - 60 reports
#2: 3.6 quake 12 km west of Granada, Andalusia, Spain, 28 Jan 2021 7:06 pm (GMT +1) - 25 reports
#3: 3.3 quake 12 km west of Granada, Andalusia, Spain, 28 Jan 2021 8:05 pm (GMT +1) - 13 reports
#4: 3.4 quake 13 km west of Granada, Andalusia, Spain, 28 Jan 2021 1:29 pm (GMT +1) - 13 reports
#5: 3.4 quake Okres Žiar nad Hronom, Banska Bystrica, 17 km south of Prievidza, Slovakia, 28 Jan 2021 9:16 am (GMT +1) - 10 reports
#6: 3.4 quake 8.2 km west of Granada, Andalusia, Spain, 28 Jan 2021 10:29 pm (GMT +1) - 6 reports
#7: 3.1 quake 12 km west of Granada, Andalusia, Spain, 28 Jan 2021 10:16 pm (GMT +1) - 6 reports
#8: 3.6 quake 10.1 km west of Granada, Andalusia, Spain, 28 Jan 2021 8:28 pm (GMT +1) - 5 reports
#9: 3.8 quake Caribbean Sea, 41 km west of Point Fortin, Trinidad & Tobago, 28 Jan 2021 12:24 am (GMT -4) - 3 reports
#10: 5.1 quake North Pacific Ocean, 120 km south of Coatepeque, Guatemala, 28 Jan 2021 4:38 am (GMT -6) - 3 reports
#11: 2.8 quake West, 9.6 km west of New Delhi, India, 28 Jan 2021 9:17 am (GMT +5:30) - 2 reports
#12: 2.2 quake 7.3 km northwest of Sindelfingen, Germany, 28 Jan 2021 12:36 pm (GMT +1) - 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, 28 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 28 Jan 2021 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Aniakchak (1 quake mag 2.1), Clear Lake (35 quakes between mag 0.3-2.9), Coso (4 quakes between mag 0.7-1.2), Etna (3 quakes between mag 1.2-2.9), Herdubreid (6 quakes between mag 0.5-1.4), Hrómundartindur (1 quake mag 1.0) ... read all
Thu, 28 Jan 2021, 23:02
3.4 quake 28 Jan 1:42 pm (GMT -9)
An earthquake of magnitude 3.4 occurred only 8 minutes ago 15 miles east of Susitna North, Alaska, United States, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported. ... read all
Thu, 28 Jan 2021, 19:44
4.7 quake 29 Jan 4:24 am (GMT +9)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.7 occurred early morning on Friday 29 January 2021 at 4:24 am local time near Miyako, Miyako-shi, Iwate, Japan, as reported by NIED. ... read all
Thu, 28 Jan 2021, 19:15
4.6 quake 29 Jan 4:51 am (GMT +10)
The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported a magnitude 4.6 quake in Russia near Shikotan, Sakhalin Oblast, only 23 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early morning on Friday 29 January 2021 at 4:51 am local time at a moderately shallow depth of 66 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
Thu, 28 Jan 2021, 19:09
4.2 quake 28 Jan 7:49 pm (GMT +1)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred only 10 minutes ago 13 km west of Granada, Spain, IGN reported. ... read all

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