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World Earthquake Report for Saturday, 20 February 2021

Sun, 21 Feb 2021, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 21 Feb 2021
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 21 Feb 2021

Summary: 4 quakes 5.0+, 32 quakes 4.0+, 116 quakes 3.0+, 249 quakes 2.0+ (401 total)
Global seismic activity level on 20 February 2021: MODERATE

Magnitude 5+: 4 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 32 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 116 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 249 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 3.6 x 1013 joules (10 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 8645 tons of TNT or 0.5 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (20 Feb 2021):

#1: 5.4 quake Coral Sea, 85 km west of Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu, 20 Feb 2021 1:44 pm (GMT +11)
#2: 5.4 quake North Pacific Ocean, 55 km south of Shikotan, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, 20 Feb 2021 11:23 pm (GMT +10)
#3: 5.1 quake Coral Sea, 59 km northwest of Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu, 21 Feb 2021 4:25 am (GMT +11)
#4: 5.1 quake North Pacific Ocean, USA, 20 Feb 2021 12:15 pm (GMT -9)
#5: 4.9 quake South Pacific Ocean, 126 km east of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea, 21 Feb 2021 6:19 am (GMT +10)
#6: 4.9 quake North Pacific Ocean, USA, 20 Feb 2021 12:22 pm (GMT -9)
#7: 4.8 quake Halmahera Sea, 33 km northwest of Sorong, West Papua, Indonesia, 20 Feb 2021 7:04 pm (GMT +9)
#8: 4.8 quake Coral Sea, 81 km west of Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu, 21 Feb 2021 2:49 am (GMT +11)
#9: 4.8 quake Coral Sea, Solomon Islands, 21 Feb 2021 7:13 am (GMT +11)
#10: 4.8 quake Coral Sea, 157 km west of Malakula Island, Malampa Province, Vanuatu, 21 Feb 2021 8:44 am (GMT +11)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 4.5 quake Porirua City, 26 km northeast of Wellington, New Zealand, 20 Feb 2021 6:15 pm (GMT +13) - 22 reports
#2: 5.1 quake North Pacific Ocean, USA, 20 Feb 2021 12:15 pm (GMT -9) - 19 reports
#3: 4.9 quake North Pacific Ocean, USA, 20 Feb 2021 12:22 pm (GMT -9) - 14 reports
#4: 5.4 quake Coral Sea, 85 km west of Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu, 20 Feb 2021 1:44 pm (GMT +11) - 11 reports
#5: 2.1 quake 20 km east of Verviers, Liège Province, Wallonia, Belgium, 20 Feb 2021 2:58 pm (GMT +1) - 8 reports
#6: 4.6 quake Biobio, 6.1 km east of Los Angeles, Provincia de Biobio, Region del Biobio, Chile, 20 Feb 2021 4:11 am (GMT -3) - 8 reports
#7: 2.1 quake 8.7 km south of Stolberg, Cologne District, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, 20 Feb 2021 2:58 pm (GMT +1) - 4 reports
#8: 4.0 quake Eastern Mediterranean, 37 km south of Rhodes Island, Greece, 20 Feb 2021 7:00 pm (GMT +2) - 3 reports
#9: 5.4 quake North Pacific Ocean, 55 km south of Shikotan, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, 20 Feb 2021 11:23 pm (GMT +10) - 3 reports
#10: 4.1 quake Kale District, 37 km southeast of Mawlaik, Sagaing Region, Myanmar (Burma), 20 Feb 2021 6:31 am (GMT +6:30) - 2 reports
#11: 4.3 quake Hurunui District, 79 km northwest of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand, 20 Feb 2021 8:33 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

Previous news

Sat, 20 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 20 Feb 2021 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Bardarbunga (2 quakes between mag 0.6-1.2), Clear Lake (19 quakes between mag 0.1-1.1), Coso (2 quakes between mag 1.1-1.9), Etna (3 quakes between mag 1.1-1.3), Hekla (3 quakes between mag 0.8-2.4), Hengill (83 quakes between mag 0.1-1.9) ... read all
Sat, 20 Feb 2021, 23:04
4.2 quake 21 Feb 6:44 am (GMT +8)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred early morning on Sunday 21 February 2021 at 6:44 am local time near Labuan Bajo, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, as reported by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC). ... read all
Sat, 20 Feb 2021, 20:45
4.9 quake 21 Feb 6:19 am (GMT +10)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.9 occurred only 25 minutes ago 122 km southeast of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported. ... read all
Sat, 20 Feb 2021, 20:09
4.5 quake 20 Feb 2:49 pm (GMT -5)
Just 16 minutes ago, a 4.5-magnitude earthquake struck near Pucallpa, Provincia de Coronel Portillo, Ucayali, Peru. The tremor was recorded early afternoon on Saturday 20 February 2021 at 2:49 pm local time, at a shallow depth of 10 km below the surface. ... read all
Sat, 20 Feb 2021, 17:06
4.5 quake 21 Feb 1:46 am (GMT +9)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.5 occurred only 10 minutes ago 84 km northwest of Ternate, Indonesia, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported. ... read all

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