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World Earthquake Report for Tuesday, 23 February 2021

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

Summary: 5 quakes 5.0+, 31 quakes 4.0+, 105 quakes 3.0+, 225 quakes 2.0+ (366 total)
Global seismic activity level on 23 February 2021: MODERATE

Magnitude 5+: 5 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 31 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 105 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 225 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 5 x 1013 joules (13.9 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 11995 tons of TNT or 0.7 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (23 Feb 2021):

#1: 5.7 quake Tasman Sea, 231 km southwest of Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand, 23 Feb 2021 5:07 pm (GMT +13)
#2: 5.3 quake South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, 23 Feb 2021 3:19 am (GMT -2)
#3: 5.3 quake Maluku Sea, 256 km north of Ternate, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, 24 Feb 2021 6:25 am (GMT +8)
#4: 5.0 quake North Pacific Ocean, 96 km southeast of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, 23 Feb 2021 3:30 am (GMT -6)
#5: 5.0 quake Coral Sea, 92 km north of Luganville, Sanma Province, Vanuatu, 24 Feb 2021 9:06 am (GMT +11)
#6: 4.9 quake South Pacific Ocean, Tonga, 23 February 2021 20:51 GMT
#7: 4.9 quake South Pacific Ocean, 147 km southwest of Mata-Utu, Wallis & Futuna, 23 February 2021 20:44 GMT
#8: 4.9 quake Indian Ocean, 99 km south of Sewon, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 24 Feb 2021 6:18 am (GMT +7)
#9: 4.7 quake 36 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, 23 Feb 2021 3:18 am (GMT -3)
#10: 4.7 quake Inland Sea, 62 km northeast of Ōita, Oita, Japan, 23 Feb 2021 4:08 pm (GMT +9)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 3.7 quake Municipio de Amatitlan, 27 km south of Guatemala City, Municipio de Guatemala, 23 Feb 2021 7:38 am (GMT -6) - 24 reports
#2: 4.3 quake Indian Ocean, 93 km south of Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia, 23 Feb 2021 10:09 pm (GMT +8) - 15 reports
#3: 5.7 quake Tasman Sea, 231 km southwest of Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand, 23 Feb 2021 5:07 pm (GMT +13) - 13 reports
#4: 5.0 quake North Pacific Ocean, 96 km southeast of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, 23 Feb 2021 3:30 am (GMT -6) - 3 reports
#5: 3.8 quake North Pacific Ocean, 66 mi south of Kīhei, Maui County, Hawaii, USA, 23 Feb 2021 4:41 am (GMT -10) - 3 reports
#6: 4.7 quake Inland Sea, 62 km northeast of Ōita, Oita, Japan, 23 Feb 2021 4:08 pm (GMT +9) - 3 reports
#7: 3.5 quake Ibaraki, 24 km northeast of Saitama, Japan, 24 Feb 2021 12:56 am (GMT +9) - 2 reports
#8: 2.6 quake 33 Km NW of Stanley, Idaho, USA, 22 Feb 2021 8:18 pm (GMT -7) - 2 reports
#9: 2.1 quake 18km ESE of Ocotillo, CA, USA, 23 Feb 2021 4:44 am (GMT -8) - 2 reports
#10: 3.2 quake North Atlantic Ocean, 18 km north of Arecibo, Puerto Rico, 23 Feb 2021 6:23 am (GMT -4) - 2 reports
#11: 2.8 quake 17 km north of Podgorica, Montenegro, 23 Feb 2021 3:37 pm (GMT +1) - 2 reports
#12: 2.6 quake Acosta, 23 km southwest of San Jose, San José, San Jose, Costa Rica, 22 Feb 2021 6:10 pm (GMT -6) - 2 reports
#13: 4.7 quake 36 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, 23 Feb 2021 3:18 am (GMT -3) - 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, 23 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 23 Feb 2021 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Bardarbunga (2 quakes between mag 1.0-1.4), Clear Lake (29 quakes between mag 0.1-1.7), Coso (3 quakes between mag 0.5-1.5), Girekol (1 quake mag 2.6), Gran Canaria (1 quake mag 1.6), Grímsnes (1 quake mag 1.1) ... read all
Tue, 23 Feb 2021, 23:38
4.9 quake 24 Feb 6:18 am (GMT +7)
Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency reported a magnitude 4.9 quake in Indonesia near Sewon, Yogyakarta, only 12 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early morning on Wednesday 24 February 2021 at 6:18 am 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
Tue, 23 Feb 2021, 23:24
4.6 quake 24 Feb 8:04 am (GMT +9)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.6 occurred in the morning on Wednesday 24 February 2021 at 8:04 am local time near Lospalos, Lautém, Timor-Leste, as reported by Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency. ... read all
Tue, 23 Feb 2021, 22:30
5.0 quake 24 Feb 9:06 am (GMT +11)
Vanuatu was shaken near Luganville, Sanma Province, by an earthquake of magnitude 5.0 only 23 minutes ago, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported. ... read all
Tue, 23 Feb 2021, 15:01
3.7 quake 23 Feb 4:41 am (GMT -10)
The United States Geological Survey reported a magnitude 3.7 quake in the United States near Kalaoa, Hawaii County, Hawaii, only 10 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early morning on Tuesday 23 February 2021 at 4:41 am local time at a very shallow depth of 4 miles. 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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