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World Earthquake Report for Monday, 15 February 2021

Tue, 16 Feb 2021, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 16 Feb 2021
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 16 Feb 2021

Summary: 9 quakes 5.0+, 38 quakes 4.0+, 143 quakes 3.0+, 290 quakes 2.0+ (480 total)
Global seismic activity level on 15 February 2021: MODERATE

Magnitude 5+: 9 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 38 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 143 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 290 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 4.2 x 1013 joules (11.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 9973 tons of TNT or 0.6 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (15 Feb 2021):

#1: 5.3 quake North Pacific Ocean, 95 km east of Fukushima, Japan, 15 Feb 2021 9:26 pm (GMT +9)
#2: 5.3 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Caledonia, 16 Feb 2021 8:21 am (GMT +11)
#3: 5.1 quake Coral Sea, 71 km west of Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu, 16 Feb 2021 7:04 am (GMT +11)
#4: 5.0 quake Indian Ocean, 74 km southwest of Padangsidempuan, Sumatera Utara, Indonesia, 15 Feb 2021 11:57 am (GMT +7)
#5: 5.0 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Caledonia, 15 Feb 2021 9:06 pm (GMT +11)
#6: 5.0 quake South Pacific Ocean, 209 km west of Trujillo, Liberdade, Peru, 15 Feb 2021 5:32 am (GMT -5)
#7: 5.0 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Caledonia, 16 Feb 2021 1:06 am (GMT +11)
#8: 5.0 quake Coral Sea, 65 km west of Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu, 16 Feb 2021 3:51 am (GMT +11)
#9: 5.0 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Caledonia, 16 Feb 2021 8:26 am (GMT +11)
#10: 4.9 quake Caribbean Sea, 198 km northwest of Cartagena, Departamento de Bolivar, Colombia, 14 Feb 2021 7:17 pm (GMT -5)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 3.5 quake Nalanda, 30 km southeast of Patna, Bihar, India, 15 Feb 2021 9:23 pm (GMT +5:30) - 56 reports
#2: 3.5 quake 12 km west of Granada, Andalusia, Spain, 15 Feb 2021 11:09 am (GMT +1) - 21 reports
#3: 5.0 quake Coral Sea, 65 km west of Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu, 16 Feb 2021 3:51 am (GMT +11) - 7 reports
#4: 3.4 quake 17 km northeast of Gavarr, Gegharkunik, Armenia, 15 Feb 2021 10:27 pm (GMT +4) - 6 reports
#5: 2.3 quake Ararat, 20 km south of Yerevan, Armenia, 15 Feb 2021 6:21 pm (GMT +4) - 4 reports
#6: 4.8 quake Andaman Sea, India, 15 Feb 2021 7:23 pm (GMT +5:30) - 3 reports
#7: 2.2 quake 4km SW of Green Valley, CA, USA, 14 Feb 2021 4:03 pm (GMT -8) - 3 reports
#8: 3.0 quake North Pacific Ocean, 58 km northeast of Iwaki, Fukushima, Japan, 16 Feb 2021 12:54 am (GMT +9) - 3 reports
#9: 5.0 quake Indian Ocean, 74 km southwest of Padangsidempuan, Sumatera Utara, Indonesia, 15 Feb 2021 11:57 am (GMT +7) - 3 reports
#10: 4.7 quake Coral Sea, 132 km west of Tanna Island, Tafea Province, Vanuatu, 15 Feb 2021 8:13 pm (GMT +11) - 2 reports
#11: 4.9 quake Coral Sea, 56 km west of Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu, 15 Feb 2021 9:34 pm (GMT +11) - 2 reports
#12: 5.1 quake Coral Sea, 71 km west of Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu, 16 Feb 2021 7:04 am (GMT +11) - 2 reports
#13: 5.3 quake North Pacific Ocean, 95 km east of Fukushima, Japan, 15 Feb 2021 9:26 pm (GMT +9) - 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

Mon, 15 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 15 Feb 2021 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Askja (6 quakes between mag 0.4-1.4), Brennisteinsfjöll (2 quakes between mag 1.1-2.1), Clear Lake (20 quakes between mag 0.4-1.9), Coso (5 quakes between mag 0.5-1.2), Etna (1 quake mag 1.8), Eyafjallajökull (1 quake mag 1.7) ... read all
Mon, 15 Feb 2021, 21:09
4.6 quake 15 Feb 3:48 pm (GMT -5)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.6 occurred only 20 minutes ago 9 km northeast of Nazareth, Peru, the United States Geological Survey reported. ... read all
Mon, 15 Feb 2021, 20:30
5.1 quake 16 Feb 7:04 am (GMT +11)
Just 26 minutes ago, a 5.1-magnitude earthquake struck near Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu. The tremor was recorded in the morning on Tuesday 16 February 2021 at 7:04 am local time, at a shallow depth of 16 km below the surface. ... read all
Mon, 15 Feb 2021, 17:51
4.2 quake 15 Feb 11:25 am (GMT -6)
Just 26 minutes ago, a 4.2-magnitude earthquake struck near Pinotepa Nacional, Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, Mexico. The tremor was recorded in the morning on Monday 15 February 2021 at 11:25 am local time, at a shallow depth of 13 km below the surface. ... read all
Mon, 15 Feb 2021, 17:27
5.1 quake 16 Feb 3:51 am (GMT +11)
A magnitude 5.1 earthquake near Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu, was reported 36 minutes ago by Geoscience Australia (GeoAu), considered the main national agency that monitors seismic activity in this part of the world. The earthquake occurred at a shallow depth of 10.3 km beneath the epicenter early morning on Tuesday 16 February 2021 at 3:51 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

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