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World Earthquake Report for Monday, 22 February 2021

Tue, 23 Feb 2021, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 23 Feb 2021
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 23 Feb 2021

Summary: 5 quakes 5.0+, 43 quakes 4.0+, 123 quakes 3.0+, 217 quakes 2.0+ (388 total)
Global seismic activity level on 22 February 2021: MODERATE

Magnitude 5+: 5 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 43 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 123 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 217 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 7.3 x 1013 joules (20.3 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 17482 tons of TNT or 1.1 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (22 Feb 2021):

#1: 5.8 quake Mindanao Sea, 155 km northwest of Gorontalo, Indonesia, 23 Feb 2021 3:22 am (GMT +8)
#2: 5.5 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Caledonia, 22 Feb 2021 4:17 pm (GMT +11)
#3: 5.4 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, 23 Feb 2021 12:49 pm (GMT +13)
#4: 5.0 quake South Pacific Ocean, 232 km southwest of Apia, Tuamasaga, Samoa, 23 Feb 2021 2:24 am (GMT +13)
#5: 5.0 quake North Pacific Ocean, 145 km southwest of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, 22 Feb 2021 9:21 am (GMT -6)
#6: 4.9 quake Maluku Sea, 187 km north of Ternate, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, 22 Feb 2021 12:00 pm (GMT +9)
#7: 4.9 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Caledonia, 22 Feb 2021 7:18 pm (GMT +11)
#8: 4.8 quake Philippines Sea, 43 km southeast of Taitung City, Taiwan, 22 Feb 2021 9:50 am (GMT +8)
#9: 4.8 quake North Pacific Ocean, 31 km southeast of Nemuro, Hokkaido, Japan, 22 Feb 2021 10:55 am (GMT +9)
#10: 4.8 quake Savu Sea, 144 km north of Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, 22 Feb 2021 12:44 pm (GMT +8)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 3.8 quake 5.5 mi northeast of Gilroy, Santa Clara County, California, USA, 21 Feb 2021 5:38 pm (GMT -8) - 64 reports
#2: 3.5 quake 33 km south of Trento, Province of Trente, Tirol Meridional, Italy, 22 Feb 2021 1:04 pm (GMT +1) - 25 reports
#3: 4.0 quake Acosta, 24 km southwest of Сан-Хосе, San José, San Jose, Costa Rica, 22 Feb 2021 5:50 pm (GMT -6) - 13 reports
#4: 3.2 quake 6.2 mi northeast of Banning, Riverside County, California, USA, 21 Feb 2021 4:28 pm (GMT -8) - 12 reports
#5: 4.4 quake Villa Isabela, 38 km west of Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, 22 Feb 2021 11:06 am (GMT -4) - 9 reports
#6: 2.3 quake 2km SE of Danville, CA, USA, 21 Feb 2021 9:41 pm (GMT -8) - 4 reports
#7: 3.6 quake 49 km west of Āmol, Māzandarān, Iran, 22 Feb 2021 11:06 pm (GMT +3:30) - 3 reports
#8: 5.5 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Caledonia, 22 Feb 2021 4:17 pm (GMT +11) - 2 reports
#9: 2.6 quake Bansko, 34 km southeast of Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria, 22 Feb 2021 2:15 pm (GMT +2) - 2 reports
#10: 5.8 quake Mindanao Sea, 155 km northwest of Gorontalo, Indonesia, 23 Feb 2021 3:22 am (GMT +8) - 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, 22 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 22 Feb 2021 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Apastepeque (1 quake mag 2.9), Bardarbunga (3 quakes between mag 0.3-2.0), Cabalian (1 quake mag 2.6), Clear Lake (17 quakes between mag 0.2-1.4), Coso (7 quakes between mag 0.1-1.2), Eldey (2 quakes between mag 1.6-2.1) ... read all
Mon, 22 Feb 2021, 23:34
4.7 quake 22 Feb 8:14 pm (GMT -3)
Just 7 minutes ago, a 4.7-magnitude earthquake struck near San José de Jachal, Departamento de Jáchal, San Juan, Argentina. The tremor was recorded in the evening on Monday 22 February 2021 at 8:14 pm local time, at an intermediate depth of 106 km below the surface. ... read all
Mon, 22 Feb 2021, 23:01
4.5 quake 22 Feb 10:41 pm (GMT +0)
A magnitude 4.5 earthquake near Funchal, Funchal Municipality, Madeira, Portugal, was reported only 7 minutes ago by Spain's Instituto Geográfico Nacional (IGN), considered the main national agency that monitors seismic activity in this part of the world. The earthquake occurred at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter late at night on Monday 22 February 2021 at 10:41 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, 22 Feb 2021, 22:30
3.5 quake 22 Feb 3:00 pm (GMT -7)
A magnitude 3.5 earthquake near Stanley, Custer County, Idaho, USA, was reported only 29 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 5 miles beneath the epicenter early afternoon on Monday 22 February 2021 at 3:00 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, 22 Feb 2021, 21:46
4.6 quake 22 Feb 3:26 pm (GMT -6)
A magnitude 4.6 earthquake near Corinto, Departamento de Chinandega, Nicaragua, was reported only 9 minutes ago by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. The earthquake occurred at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter early afternoon on Monday 22 February 2021 at 3:26 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

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