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World Earthquake Report for Monday, 8 February 2021

Tue, 9 Feb 2021, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  9 Feb 2021
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 9 Feb 2021

Summary: 15 quakes 5.0+, 32 quakes 4.0+, 128 quakes 3.0+, 232 quakes 2.0+ (407 total)
Global seismic activity level on 8 February 2021: MODERATE

Magnitude 5+: 15 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 32 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 128 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 232 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 9.9 x 1013 joules (27.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 23714 tons of TNT or 1.5 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (8 Feb 2021):

#1: 5.7 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, 7 Feb 2021 8:06 pm (GMT -12)
#2: 5.6 quake Philippines Sea, 217 km southeast of Davao City, Davao del Sur, Philippines, 8 Feb 2021 8:00 am (GMT +8)
#3: 5.3 quake South Pacific Ocean 7 Feb 2021 6:40 pm (GMT -12)
#4: 5.3 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, 8 Feb 2021 11:13 am (GMT -12)
#5: 5.2 quake South China Sea, 137 km west of Iba, Zambales, Central Luzon, Philippines, 8 Feb 2021 3:54 pm (GMT +8)
#6: 5.2 quake Philippines Sea, 88 km southeast of Taipei, Taiwan, 9 Feb 2021 12:58 am (GMT +8)
#7: 5.2 quake North Pacific Ocean, Panama, 8 Feb 2021 4:04 pm (GMT -5)
#8: 5.1 quake Bismarck Sea, 21 km southeast of Madang, Papua New Guinea, 8 Feb 2021 10:34 pm (GMT +10)
#9: 5.1 quake North Pacific Ocean, 87 km southeast of Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan, 9 Feb 2021 12:24 am (GMT +10)
#10: 5.1 quake 117 km south of Zharkent, Panfilov District, Almaty Oblysy, Kazakhstan, 8 Feb 2021 9:39 pm (GMT +6)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 3.1 quake 6.5 mi northeast of Milpitas, Santa Clara County, California, USA, 7 Feb 2021 4:45 pm (GMT -8) - 22 reports
#2: 3.7 quake Nagaon, 35 km east of Tezpur, Sonitpur, Assam, India, 8 Feb 2021 1:49 pm (GMT +5:30) - 8 reports
#3: 2.3 quake 9 km north of Gandia, Valencia, Spain, 8 Feb 2021 6:36 pm (GMT +1) - 7 reports
#4: 5.6 quake Philippines Sea, 217 km southeast of Davao City, Davao del Sur, Philippines, 8 Feb 2021 8:00 am (GMT +8) - 4 reports
#5: 5.2 quake South China Sea, 137 km west of Iba, Zambales, Central Luzon, Philippines, 8 Feb 2021 3:54 pm (GMT +8) - 4 reports
#6: 5.2 quake Philippines Sea, 88 km southeast of Taipei, Taiwan, 9 Feb 2021 12:58 am (GMT +8) - 4 reports
#7: 4.3 quake Gustavo Díaz Ordaz, 56 km northwest of Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, Mexico, 8 Feb 2021 12:44 am (GMT -6) - 4 reports
#8: 2.1 quake SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, CALIF., USA, 8 Feb 2021 1:55 am (GMT -8) - 4 reports
#9: 2.0 quake SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, CALIF., USA, 8 Feb 2021 11:16 am (GMT -8) - 3 reports
#10: 4.9 quake Sulu Sea, 56 km southwest of San Jose, Occidental Mindoro, Mimaropa, Philippines, 9 Feb 2021 7:24 am (GMT +8) - 2 reports
#11: 2.7 quake 6.7 km east of Randfontein, South Africa, 8 Feb 2021 11:54 pm (GMT +2) - 2 reports
#12: 5.1 quake Philippines Sea, Japan, 77 km southeast of Yilan, Taiwan, 9 Feb 2021 1:56 am (GMT +9) - 2 reports
#13: 3.3 quake Aegean Sea, 21 km south of Nisida Garmpias Island, Lesvos, North Aegean, Greece, 8 Feb 2021 5:21 pm (GMT +2) - 2 reports
#14: 2.1 quake 82 km west of Inverness, Highland, Scotland, United Kingdom, 8 February 2021 05:42 GMT - 2 reports
#15: 4.4 quake North Pacific Ocean, 65 km southwest of Retalhuleu, Guatemala, 7 Feb 2021 11:54 pm (GMT -6) - 2 reports
#16: 4.2 quake Aegean Sea, 43 km southeast of Milos Island, Greece, 8 Feb 2021 3:25 am (GMT +2) - 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, 9 Feb 2021, 00:09
3.3 quake 8 Feb 4:49 pm (GMT -7)
An earthquake of magnitude 3.3 occurred only 19 minutes ago 11 miles northwest of Stanley, Idaho, United States, the United States Geological Survey reported. ... read all
Mon, 8 Feb 2021, 23:50
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  8 Feb 2021 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Askja (2 quakes between mag 0.4-1.2), Cabalian (1 quake mag 1.8), Cerro el Ciguatepe (1 quake mag 2.4), Clear Lake (23 quakes between mag 0.3-2.2), Coso (2 quakes between mag 0.9-1.2), Etna (3 quakes between mag 1.7-2.2) ... read all
Mon, 8 Feb 2021, 23:44
4.9 quake 9 Feb 7:24 am (GMT +8)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.9 occurred in the morning on Tuesday 9 February 2021 at 7:24 am local time near San Jose, Mindoro Occidental, Mimaropa, Philippines, as reported by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ). ... read all
Mon, 8 Feb 2021, 23:10
3.1 quake 8 Feb 3:50 pm (GMT -7)
A magnitude 3.1 earthquake near Capulin, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, USA, was reported only 15 minutes ago by the United States Geological Survey, considered the key international and national agency that monitors seismic activity in the US. The earthquake occurred at a very shallow depth of 2.5 miles beneath the epicenter early afternoon on Monday 8 February 2021 at 3:50 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
Mon, 8 Feb 2021, 22:06
4.7 quake 9 Feb 5:46 am (GMT +8)
A magnitude 4.7 earthquake near Malita, Davao Occidental, Davao, Philippines, was reported only 13 minutes ago by Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency, considered the main national agency that monitors seismic activity in this part of the world. The earthquake occurred at a moderately shallow depth of 69 km beneath the epicenter early morning on Tuesday 9 February 2021 at 5:46 am 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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