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World Earthquake Report for Wednesday, 24 February 2021

Thu, 25 Feb 2021, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 25 Feb 2021
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 25 Feb 2021

Summary: 5 quakes 5.0+, 48 quakes 4.0+, 142 quakes 3.0+, 457 quakes 2.0+ (652 total)
Global seismic activity level on 24 February 2021: MODERATE

Magnitude 5+: 5 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 48 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 142 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 457 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 4.5 x 1013 joules (12.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 10778 tons of TNT or 0.7 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (24 Feb 2021):

#1: 5.7 quake 3.0 Km S of Hella, Iceland, 24 Feb 2021 10:05 am (GMT +0)
#2: 5.0 quake 21.9 Km NE of Sigöldustöð, Iceland, 24 Feb 2021 10:17 am (GMT +0)
#3: 5.0 quake 3.0 Km NW of Krýsuvík, Iceland, 24 Feb 2021 10:30 am (GMT +0)
#4: 5.0 quake South Pacific Ocean, 220 km southwest of Apia, Tuamasaga, Samoa, 25 Feb 2021 8:19 am (GMT +13)
#5: 5.0 quake Philippines Sea, 33 km north of Dededo Village, Guam, 25 Feb 2021 9:37 am (GMT +10)
#6: 4.8 quake 105 km east of Korla, Xinjiang, China, 24 Feb 2021 12:34 pm (GMT +8)
#7: 4.8 quake 3.7 Km N of Krýsuvík, Iceland, 24 Feb 2021 12:37 pm (GMT +0)
#8: 4.8 quake Sea of Okhotsk, 54 km southwest of Kuril'sk, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, 25 Feb 2021 8:26 am (GMT +10)
#9: 4.7 quake 5.3 Km WSW of Fagradalsfjall, Iceland, 24 Feb 2021 10:48 am (GMT +0)
#10: 4.7 quake 57 km east of Aral, Xinjiang, China, 24 Feb 2021 9:14 pm (GMT +8)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 4.3 quake Grad Petrinja, Sisak-Moslavina, 43 km southeast of Zagreb, Croatia, 24 Feb 2021 10:58 am (GMT +1) - 208 reports
#2: 5.7 quake 3.0 Km S of Hella, Iceland, 24 Feb 2021 10:05 am (GMT +0) - 186 reports
#3: 4.4 quake 19 km northwest of Ragusa, Dubrovačko-Neretvanska Županija, Croatia, 24 Feb 2021 11:07 pm (GMT +1) - 74 reports
#4: 4.6 quake 84 km north of Biskra, Algeria, 24 Feb 2021 2:51 am (GMT +1) - 35 reports
#5: 4.3 quake 12 km southwest of Hastings, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand, 25 Feb 2021 6:35 am (GMT +13) - 35 reports
#6: 4.8 quake 3.7 Km N of Krýsuvík, Iceland, 24 Feb 2021 12:37 pm (GMT +0) - 27 reports
#7: 4.0 quake Durres, 36 km northwest of Tirana, Albania, 24 Feb 2021 4:50 am (GMT +1) - 20 reports
#8: 5.0 quake 21.9 Km NE of Sigöldustöð, Iceland, 24 Feb 2021 10:17 am (GMT +0) - 16 reports
#9: 4.6 quake 3.5 Km N of Krýsuvík, Iceland, 24 Feb 2021 10:28 am (GMT +0) - 13 reports
#10: 4.6 quake 3.2 Km W of Fagradalsfjall, Iceland, 24 Feb 2021 10:17 am (GMT +0) - 12 reports
#11: 3.5 quake 1.9 Km NE of Grindavík, Iceland, 24 Feb 2021 10:08 am (GMT +0) - 11 reports
#12: 5.0 quake Philippines Sea, 33 km north of Dededo Village, Guam, 25 Feb 2021 9:37 am (GMT +10) - 10 reports
#13: 4.3 quake 2.6 Km S of Hella, Iceland, 24 Feb 2021 10:05 am (GMT +0) - 9 reports
#14: 4.4 quake 4.0 Km SE of Keilir, Iceland, 24 Feb 2021 10:30 am (GMT +0) - 8 reports
#15: 3.5 quake 4.3 Km NNE of Grindavík, Iceland, 24 Feb 2021 10:32 am (GMT +0) - 7 reports
#16: 2.8 quake 5.3 mi east of Edmond, Oklahoma County, USA, 24 Feb 2021 5:57 pm (GMT -6) - 6 reports
#17: 3.4 quake 1.1 Km E of Fagradalsfjall, Iceland, 24 Feb 2021 10:13 am (GMT +0) - 6 reports
#18: 3.4 quake 3.6 Km SW of Fagradalsfjall, Iceland, 24 Feb 2021 8:48 pm (GMT +0) - 6 reports
#19: 4.1 quake 23 km west of Digos, Davao del Sur, Philippines, 24 Feb 2021 10:09 am (GMT +8) - 5 reports
#20: 2.5 quake North Pacific Ocean, 47 mi northwest of Hilo, Hawaii County, USA, 23 Feb 2021 9:45 pm (GMT -10) - 4 reports
#21: 2.1 quake Zagreb County, 31 km south of Zagreb, HR.21.3186885, Zagreb, Croatia, 24 Feb 2021 5:04 am (GMT +1) - 4 reports
#22: 4.1 quake 3.9 Km NE of Grindavík, Iceland, 24 Feb 2021 10:52 am (GMT +0) - 4 reports
#23: 4.0 quake 5.6 Km NE of Krýsuvík, Iceland, 24 Feb 2021 10:42 am (GMT +0) - 4 reports
#24: 4.2 quake 5.8 Km NE of Krýsuvík, Iceland, 24 Feb 2021 12:37 pm (GMT +0) - 4 reports
#25: 4.7 quake 5.3 Km WSW of Fagradalsfjall, Iceland, 24 Feb 2021 10:48 am (GMT +0) - 3 reports
#26: 4.2 quake 3.3 Km E of Fagradalsfjall, Iceland, 24 Feb 2021 10:16 am (GMT +0) - 3 reports
#27: 3.3 quake 3.6 Km SW of Fagradalsfjall, Iceland, 24 Feb 2021 11:21 am (GMT +0) - 3 reports
#28: 3.4 quake 0.8 Km SW of Keilir, Iceland, 24 Feb 2021 9:57 pm (GMT +0) - 3 reports
#29: 3.2 quake 2.8 Km NNW of Grindavík, Iceland, 24 Feb 2021 11:24 am (GMT +0) - 2 reports
#30: 3.4 quake 3.8 Km SE of Keilir, Iceland, 24 Feb 2021 11:12 am (GMT +0) - 2 reports
#31: 3.6 quake 0.6 Km W of Fagradalsfjall, Iceland, 24 Feb 2021 4:30 pm (GMT +0) - 2 reports
#32: 3.2 quake Gulf of Alaska, 45 mi west of Homer, Kenai Peninsula County, Alaska, USA, 23 Feb 2021 5:58 pm (GMT -9) - 2 reports
#33: 4.6 quake 39.9 Km NW of Hveravellir, Iceland, 24 Feb 2021 10:49 am (GMT +0) - 2 reports
#34: 3.7 quake Comuna Nereju, 45 km west of Focşani, Vrancea, Romania, 24 Feb 2021 4:35 am (GMT +2) - 2 reports
#35: 3.3 quake 4.1 Km NNW of Grindavík, Iceland, 24 Feb 2021 1:58 pm (GMT +0) - 2 reports
#36: 2.1 quake 20km ESE of Little Lake, CA, USA, 23 Feb 2021 10:22 pm (GMT -8) - 2 reports
#37: 5.0 quake 3.0 Km NW of Krýsuvík, Iceland, 24 Feb 2021 10:30 am (GMT +0) - 2 reports
#38: 3.5 quake 3.8 Km NNW of Grindavík, Iceland, 24 Feb 2021 1:25 pm (GMT +0) - 2 reports
#39: 3.7 quake 5.2 Km WSW of Fagradalsfjall, Iceland, 24 Feb 2021 1:50 pm (GMT +0) - 2 reports
#40: 3.4 quake 2.4 Km NNE of Grindavík, Iceland, 24 Feb 2021 10:10 am (GMT +0) - 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

Wed, 24 Feb 2021, 23:57
5.0 quake 25 Feb 9:37 am (GMT +10)
An earthquake of magnitude 5.0 occurred in the morning on Thursday 25 February 2021 at 9:37 am local time near Dededo Village, Dededo, Guam, as reported by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ). ... read all
Wed, 24 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 24 Feb 2021 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Brennisteinsfjöll (68 quakes between mag 0.1-3.2), Clear Lake (28 quakes between mag 0.1-2.1), Coso (6 quakes between mag 0.4-1.2), Eldey (20 quakes between mag 0.2-3.3), Etna (2 quakes between mag 1.2-1.3), Eyafjallajökull (1 quake mag 1.6) ... read all
Wed, 24 Feb 2021, 23:39
We are receiving unverified early reports of seismic activity in or around Mariana Islands and Guam, Northern Mariana Islands at approximately 23:37 GMT. There are no details yet on the magnitude or depth of this earthquake. We expect more accurate data to emerge in the next few minutes. The location and magnitude mentioned are indicative and temporary until the AllQuakes monitoring service receives more exact scientific data from a national or international seismological agency. Check back here shortly and stay safe. ... read all
Wed, 24 Feb 2021, 22:46
4.8 quake 25 Feb 8:26 am (GMT +10)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.8 occurred in the morning on Thursday 25 February 2021 at 8:26 am local time near Kuril'sk, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, as reported by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ). ... read all
Wed, 24 Feb 2021, 22:27
4.5 quake 24 Feb 11:07 pm (GMT +1)
A magnitude 4.5 earthquake near Ragusa, Grad Dubrovnik, Dubrovačko-Neretvanska Županija, Croatia, was reported only 8 minutes ago by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), 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 late at night on Wednesday 24 February 2021 at 11:07 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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