World Earthquake Report for Friday, 26 February 2021

Sat, 27 Feb 2021, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 27 Feb 2021
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 27 Feb 2021

Summary: 8 quakes 5.0+, 41 quakes 4.0+, 137 quakes 3.0+, 489 quakes 2.0+ (675 total)
Global seismic activity level on 26 February 2021: MODERATE

Magnitude 5+: 8 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 41 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 137 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 489 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 6.9 x 1013 joules (19.3 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 16565 tons of TNT or 1 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (26 Feb 2021):

#1: 5.8 quake Indian Ocean 26 Feb 2021 6:58 pm (GMT +7)
#2: 5.4 quake North Pacific Ocean, 121 km south of Colonia, Micronesia, 26 Feb 2021 5:46 pm (GMT +10)
#3: 5.1 quake North Pacific Ocean, 116 km south of Colonia, Micronesia, 26 Feb 2021 5:34 pm (GMT +10)
#4: 5.1 quake Skardu, Northern Areas, 27 km west of Kargil, Ladakh, India, 26 Feb 2021 2:09 pm (GMT +5)
#5: 5.1 quake Coral Sea, 93 km west of Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu, 26 Feb 2021 10:21 pm (GMT +11)
#6: 5.0 quake 106 km southeast of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, China, 26 Feb 2021 11:55 am (GMT +8)
#7: 5.0 quake 150 km south of Ternate, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, 26 Feb 2021 8:02 pm (GMT +9)
#8: 5.0 quake North Pacific Ocean, 81 km northeast of Hachinohe, Aomori, Japan, 26 Feb 2021 8:31 pm (GMT +9)
#9: 4.9 quake North Pacific Ocean, 116 km south of Colonia, Micronesia, 26 Feb 2021 6:38 pm (GMT +10)
#10: 4.9 quake North Pacific Ocean, 88 km southeast of Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan, 27 Feb 2021 2:03 am (GMT +9)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 4.9 quake 3.1 Km SW of Keilir, Iceland, 26 Feb 2021 10:38 pm (GMT +0) - 151 reports
#2: 3.0 quake 4.4 mi east of Simi Valley, Ventura County, California, USA, 26 Feb 2021 12:51 pm (GMT -8) - 50 reports
#3: 4.8 quake 3.2 Km SW of Keilir, Iceland, 26 Feb 2021 8:08 pm (GMT +0) - 42 reports
#4: 4.4 quake 2.0 Km NE of Fagradalsfjall, Iceland, 26 Feb 2021 12:06 pm (GMT +0) - 25 reports
#5: 4.4 quake 1.6 Km NE of Fagradalsfjall, Iceland, 26 Feb 2021 4:48 pm (GMT +0) - 23 reports
#6: 3.6 quake 15 km west of Dumaguete, Negros Oriental, Central Visayas, Philippines, 26 Feb 2021 9:41 am (GMT +8) - 13 reports
#7: 4.0 quake 5.5 Km NW of Fagradalsfjall, Iceland, 26 Feb 2021 12:24 pm (GMT +0) - 12 reports
#8: 4.1 quake 3.0 Km NE of Fagradalsfjall, Iceland, 26 Feb 2021 1:51 pm (GMT +0) - 11 reports
#9: 3.4 quake 2.5 Km W of Keilir, Iceland, 26 Feb 2021 10:14 pm (GMT +0) - 8 reports
#10: 4.1 quake 2.0 Km ENE of Fagradalsfjall, Iceland, 26 Feb 2021 6:24 pm (GMT +0) - 8 reports
#11: 3.4 quake 1.9 Km NE of Fagradalsfjall, Iceland, 26 Feb 2021 11:59 am (GMT +0) - 8 reports
#12: 4.0 quake 3.3 Km SW of Keilir, Iceland, 26 Feb 2021 8:47 pm (GMT +0) - 7 reports
#13: 3.7 quake 3.3 Km SW of Keilir, Iceland, 26 Feb 2021 11:59 pm (GMT +0) - 6 reports
#14: 3.0 quake 0.6 Km SW of Fagradalsfjall, Iceland, 26 Feb 2021 12:15 pm (GMT +0) - 6 reports
#15: 3.8 quake 0.3 Km NNE of Fagradalsfjall, Iceland, 26 Feb 2021 4:56 pm (GMT +0) - 6 reports
#16: 4.2 quake 2.8 Km W of Keilir, Iceland, 26 Feb 2021 3:10 pm (GMT +0) - 5 reports
#17: 5.1 quake Skardu, Northern Areas, 27 km west of Kargil, Ladakh, India, 26 Feb 2021 2:09 pm (GMT +5) - 4 reports
#18: 3.4 quake 1.9 Km WSW of Keilir, Iceland, 26 Feb 2021 6:34 pm (GMT +0) - 4 reports
#19: 4.3 quake 51.8 Km NW of Eldeyjarboði, Iceland, 26 Feb 2021 10:09 am (GMT -2) - 3 reports
#20: 3.7 quake 2.0 Km NE of Fagradalsfjall, Iceland, 26 Feb 2021 1:34 pm (GMT +0) - 3 reports
#21: 4.0 quake 32.1 Km E of Hellissandur, Iceland, 26 Feb 2021 7:44 pm (GMT +0) - 3 reports
#22: 3.0 quake 3.0 Km SW of Keilir, Iceland, 26 Feb 2021 3:12 pm (GMT +0) - 3 reports
#23: 3.6 quake 2.9 Km NE of Fagradalsfjall, Iceland, 26 Feb 2021 6:13 pm (GMT +0) - 3 reports
#24: 3.0 quake 0.6 Km W of Fagradalsfjall, Iceland, 26 Feb 2021 12:42 pm (GMT +0) - 2 reports
#25: 3.6 quake 1.6 Km W of Keilir, Iceland, 26 Feb 2021 9:22 pm (GMT +0) - 2 reports
#26: 3.1 quake 5.4 Km SW of Litla_Kaffistofan, Iceland, 26 Feb 2021 12:24 pm (GMT +0) - 2 reports
#27: 3.3 quake 6.3 Km SW of Krýsuvík, Iceland, 26 Feb 2021 1:10 pm (GMT +0) - 2 reports
#28: 2.4 quake 7.0 Km NE of Geldinganes, Iceland, 26 Feb 2021 11:59 am (GMT +0) - 2 reports
#29: 2.7 quake Grady County, 23 mi southwest of Norman, Cleveland County, Oklahoma, USA, 26 Feb 2021 11:22 am (GMT -6) - 2 reports
#30: 3.6 quake 2.6 Km NE of Fagradalsfjall, Iceland, 26 Feb 2021 5:12 pm (GMT +0) - 2 reports
#31: 3.7 quake Esmeralda County, 120 mi southeast of Carson City, Nevada, USA, 26 Feb 2021 11:27 am (GMT -8) - 2 reports
#32: 2.9 quake 3.3 Km WSW of Keilir, Iceland, 26 Feb 2021 7:45 pm (GMT +0) - 2 reports
#33: 3.1 quake 2.9 Km SW of Keilir, Iceland, 26 Feb 2021 8:51 pm (GMT +0) - 2 reports
#34: 3.0 quake 3.5 Km SSW of Keilir, Iceland, 26 Feb 2021 2:54 pm (GMT +0) - 2 reports
#35: 3.3 quake 0.7 Km NE of Fagradalsfjall, Iceland, 26 Feb 2021 1:52 pm (GMT +0) - 2 reports
#36: 2.8 quake 3.1 Km NE of Fagradalsfjall, Iceland, 26 Feb 2021 1:47 pm (GMT +0) - 2 reports

Earthquake stats:

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Number of quakes and energy vs magnitude
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