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World Earthquake Report for Wednesday, 17 February 2021

Thu, 18 Feb 2021, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 18 Feb 2021
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 18 Feb 2021

Summary: 1 quake 6.0+, 12 quakes 5.0+, 43 quakes 4.0+, 129 quakes 3.0+, 274 quakes 2.0+ (459 total)
Global seismic activity level on 17 February 2021: MODERATE

Magnitude 6+: 1 earthquake
Magnitude 5+: 12 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 43 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 129 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 274 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 7 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 1.6 x 1014 joules (45.3 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 38949 tons of TNT or 2.4 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (17 Feb 2021):

#1: 6.1 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Caledonia, 18 Feb 2021 9:49 am (GMT +11)
#2: 5.5 quake Coral Sea, 72 km northwest of Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu, 17 Feb 2021 11:21 pm (GMT +11)
#3: 5.4 quake Ionian Sea, 23 km northeast of Patras, Achaea, Western Greece, 17 Feb 2021 5:36 am (GMT +2)
#4: 5.4 quake 26 km northwest of Yasuj, Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad, Iran, 17 Feb 2021 10:05 pm (GMT +3:30)
#5: 5.3 quake Coral Sea, 53 km northwest of Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu, 17 Feb 2021 8:30 pm (GMT +11)
#6: 5.2 quake Coral Sea, 96 km southwest of Tanna Island, Tafea Province, Vanuatu, 17 Feb 2021 8:36 pm (GMT +11)
#7: 5.2 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Caledonia, 17 Feb 2021 11:59 pm (GMT +11)
#8: 5.1 quake Coral Sea, 66 km west of Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu, 17 Feb 2021 10:32 pm (GMT +11)
#9: 5.1 quake Solomon Sea, 115 km northeast of Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea, 17 February 2021 12:29 GMT
#10: 5.0 quake Coral Sea, 82 km west of Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu, 17 Feb 2021 2:58 pm (GMT +11)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 4.7 quake 13 km west of Tezpur, Sonitpur, Assam, India, 17 Feb 2021 5:54 pm (GMT +5:30) - 126 reports
#2: 5.4 quake Ionian Sea, 23 km northeast of Patras, Achaea, Western Greece, 17 Feb 2021 5:36 am (GMT +2) - 27 reports
#3: 2.6 quake SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, CALIF., USA, 17 Feb 2021 1:13 am (GMT -8) - 26 reports
#4: 2.9 quake 50 km northeast of Vernon, Regional District of Mount Waddington, British Columbia, Canada, 17 Feb 2021 12:19 pm (GMT -8) - 22 reports
#5: 4.8 quake 18 km southwest of Digos, Davao del Sur, Philippines, 17 Feb 2021 9:03 pm (GMT +8) - 22 reports
#6: 4.2 quake 14 km east of Toyota, Aichi, Japan, 18 Feb 2021 3:58 am (GMT +9) - 20 reports
#7: 3.1 quake 7.5 km southeast of Vannes, Morbihan, Bretagne, France, 17 Feb 2021 8:31 pm (GMT +1) - 16 reports
#8: 5.4 quake 26 km northwest of Yasuj, Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad, Iran, 17 Feb 2021 10:05 pm (GMT +3:30) - 10 reports
#9: 5.1 quake Coral Sea, 66 km west of Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu, 17 Feb 2021 10:32 pm (GMT +11) - 8 reports
#10: 2.2 quake 5km WNW of Cobb, CA, USA, 16 Feb 2021 4:23 pm (GMT -8) - 7 reports
#11: 5.3 quake Coral Sea, 53 km northwest of Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu, 17 Feb 2021 8:30 pm (GMT +11) - 6 reports
#12: 5.5 quake Coral Sea, 72 km northwest of Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu, 17 Feb 2021 11:21 pm (GMT +11) - 6 reports
#13: 4.5 quake 74 km north of Tarakan, North Kalimantan, Indonesia, 17 Feb 2021 10:30 pm (GMT +8) - 5 reports
#14: 5.0 quake 75 km northeast of Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea, 17 Feb 2021 3:00 pm (GMT +10) - 4 reports
#15: 4.1 quake North Pacific Ocean, 67 km southeast of Puerto Escondido, Mexico, 17 Feb 2021 2:09 am (GMT -6) - 4 reports
#16: 2.2 quake Ararat, 10.5 km southwest of Yerevan, Armenia, 17 Feb 2021 7:26 am (GMT +4) - 4 reports
#17: 4.9 quake Coral Sea, 38 km northwest of Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu, 17 Feb 2021 10:45 pm (GMT +11) - 4 reports
#18: 3.8 quake 9.3 km south of Temuco, Provincia de Cautin, Araucania, Chile, 17 Feb 2021 8:30 am (GMT -3) - 3 reports
#19: 2.3 quake 14 km west of Albenga, Provincia di Savona, Liguria, Italy, 17 Feb 2021 9:18 pm (GMT +1) - 3 reports
#20: 2.6 quake North Pacific Ocean, 254 km northeast of Tokyo, Japan, 18 Feb 2021 3:53 am (GMT +9) - 2 reports
#21: 4.9 quake North Pacific Ocean, 92 km northeast of Iwaki, Fukushima, Japan, 17 Feb 2021 11:06 pm (GMT +9) - 2 reports
#22: 3.6 quake 18 km west of Digos, Davao del Sur, Philippines, 17 Feb 2021 9:10 pm (GMT +8) - 2 reports
#23: 3.9 quake Ionian Sea, 22 km northeast of Patrasso, Achaea, Western Greece, 17 Feb 2021 4:33 am (GMT +2) - 2 reports
#24: 2.2 quake 5 km west of Vannes, Morbihan, Bretagne, France, 17 Feb 2021 11:07 pm (GMT +1) - 2 reports
#25: 4.1 quake Ionian Sea, 25 km northeast of Patras, Achaea, Western Greece, 17 Feb 2021 6:38 am (GMT +2) - 2 reports
#26: 2.6 quake 1 Km NW of Quinton, Oklahoma, USA, 17 Feb 2021 4:48 am (GMT -6) - 2 reports
#27: 4.3 quake Eastern Mediterranean, 191 km west of Nicosia, Cyprus, 17 Feb 2021 8:39 pm (GMT +2) - 2 reports
#28: 2.4 quake 6.2 km west of Vannes, Morbihan, Bretagne, France, 17 Feb 2021 8:52 pm (GMT +1) - 2 reports
#29: 4.9 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, 17 Feb 2021 5:51 pm (GMT +13) - 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

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Wed, 17 Feb 2021, 19:51
3.1 quake 17 Feb 8:31 pm (GMT +1)
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Wed, 17 Feb 2021, 19:18
4.2 quake 14 km east of Toyota, Aichi, Japan, 18 Feb 2021 3:58 am (GMT +9)
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Wed, 17 Feb 2021, 18:59
4.3 quake 17 Feb 8:39 pm (GMT +2)
the National Observatory of Athens (NOA) reported a magnitude 4.3 quake in Cyprus near Inia, Íneia, Pafos, only 12 minutes ago. The earthquake hit in the evening on Wednesday 17 February 2021 at 8:39 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

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