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World Earthquake Report for Saturday, 27 February 2021

Sun, 28 Feb 2021, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 28 Feb 2021
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 28 Feb 2021

Summary: 8 quakes 5.0+, 36 quakes 4.0+, 150 quakes 3.0+, 411 quakes 2.0+ (605 total)
Global seismic activity level on 27 February 2021: MODERATE

Magnitude 5+: 8 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 36 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 150 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 411 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 5.5 x 1013 joules (15.2 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 13038 tons of TNT or 0.8 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (27 Feb 2021):

#1: 5.6 quake South Pacific Ocean, Fiji, 27 Feb 2021 2:13 pm (GMT +12)
#2: 5.3 quake Matanuska-Susitna County, 8.3 mi northwest of Анкоридж, Anchorage County, Alaska, USA, 27 Feb 2021 9:59 am (GMT -9)
#3: 5.2 quake 2.7 Km NE of Fagradalsfjall, Iceland, 27 Feb 2021 8:07 am (GMT +0)
#4: 5.2 quake 18.9 Km NNE of Kverkfjöll, Iceland, 27 Feb 2021 8:12 am (GMT +0)
#5: 5.2 quake North Pacific Ocean, Panama, 27 Feb 2021 3:28 pm (GMT -5)
#6: 5.1 quake 1 km east of Kokshetau, Aqmola Oblysy, Kazakhstan, 27 Feb 2021 1:08 pm (GMT +6)
#7: 5.0 quake North Atlantic Ocean, 72 km southeast of Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal, 26 Feb 2021 11:10 pm (GMT -1)
#8: 5.0 quake North Pacific Ocean, 87 km southwest of Retalhuleu, Guatemala, 27 Feb 2021 4:27 am (GMT -6)
#9: 4.8 quake Philippines Sea, Indonesia, 203 km southeast of General Santos, Philippines, 27 Feb 2021 10:32 am (GMT +8)
#10: 4.8 quake 105 km southeast of Luwuk, Kabupaten Banggai, Sulawesi Centrale, Indonesia, 27 Feb 2021 12:49 pm (GMT +8)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 5.3 quake Matanuska-Susitna County, 8.3 mi northwest of Анкоридж, Anchorage County, Alaska, USA, 27 Feb 2021 9:59 am (GMT -9) - 207 reports
#2: 5.2 quake 2.7 Km NE of Fagradalsfjall, Iceland, 27 Feb 2021 8:07 am (GMT +0) - 104 reports
#3: 5.2 quake 18.9 Km NNE of Kverkfjöll, Iceland, 27 Feb 2021 8:12 am (GMT +0) - 38 reports
#4: 3.3 quake Caribbean Sea, 33 km southeast of Oraniestat, Oranjestad-West, Aruba, 27 Feb 2021 5:25 am (GMT -4) - 12 reports
#5: 3.5 quake 2.2 Km W of Keilir, Iceland, 27 Feb 2021 2:31 am (GMT +0) - 11 reports
#6: 3.5 quake 3.0 Km WSW of Keilir, Iceland, 27 Feb 2021 10:15 pm (GMT +0) - 10 reports
#7: 3.0 quake 1.5 Km W of Keilir, Iceland, 27 Feb 2021 11:32 pm (GMT +0) - 9 reports
#8: 3.3 quake 7.5 Km WNW of Keilir, Iceland, 27 Feb 2021 10:16 pm (GMT +0) - 9 reports
#9: 5.0 quake North Atlantic Ocean, 72 km southeast of Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal, 26 Feb 2021 11:10 pm (GMT -1) - 8 reports
#10: 3.9 quake 3.3 Km SW of Keilir, Iceland, 27 Feb 2021 8:08 am (GMT +0) - 6 reports
#11: 3.8 quake 2.0 Km NE of Fagradalsfjall, Iceland, 27 Feb 2021 3:13 pm (GMT +0) - 6 reports
#12: 3.4 quake 5.1 Km NE of Keilir, Iceland, 27 Feb 2021 1:19 pm (GMT +0) - 5 reports
#13: 3.6 quake 2.4 Km W of Keilir, Iceland, 27 Feb 2021 4:14 am (GMT +0) - 4 reports
#14: 2.9 quake 26 mi east of Clovis, Fresno County, California, USA, 27 Feb 2021 9:46 am (GMT -8) - 4 reports
#15: 3.3 quake 2.0 Km E of Fagradalsfjall, Iceland, 27 Feb 2021 7:46 am (GMT +0) - 4 reports
#16: 3.3 quake 2.8 Km ENE of Fagradalsfjall, Iceland, 27 Feb 2021 10:43 am (GMT +0) - 4 reports
#17: 2.8 quake Greenlee County, aricona, 33 mi east of Safford, Graham County, Arizona, USA, 26 Feb 2021 8:39 pm (GMT -7) - 4 reports
#18: 3.3 quake 0.3 Km NE of Fagradalsfjall, Iceland, 27 Feb 2021 8:10 am (GMT +0) - 3 reports
#19: 3.1 quake 2.8 Km NE of Fagradalsfjall, Iceland, 27 Feb 2021 4:03 am (GMT +0) - 3 reports
#20: 2.9 quake 2.8 Km SW of Keilir, Iceland, 27 Feb 2021 12:11 am (GMT +0) - 2 reports
#21: 3.3 quake 3.2 Km WSW of Keilir, Iceland, 27 Feb 2021 11:54 am (GMT +0) - 2 reports
#22: 3.2 quake 21 km west of Yalova, Turkey, 27 Feb 2021 3:12 pm (GMT +3) - 2 reports
#23: 2.5 quake 7 Km SE of Ratliff City, Oklahoma, USA, 27 Feb 2021 4:27 am (GMT -6) - 2 reports
#24: 3.4 quake 1.4 Km NNW of Fagradalsfjall, Iceland, 27 Feb 2021 8:12 am (GMT +0) - 2 reports
#25: 3.1 quake 3.8 Km SW of Fagradalsfjall, Iceland, 27 Feb 2021 7:23 pm (GMT +0) - 2 reports
#26: 3.5 quake 0.6 Km SW of Keilir, Iceland, 27 Feb 2021 7:20 pm (GMT +0) - 2 reports
#27: 3.0 quake 0.7 Km NNE of Fagradalsfjall, Iceland, 27 Feb 2021 8:29 am (GMT +0) - 2 reports
#28: 3.3 quake 2.6 Km NE of Fagradalsfjall, Iceland, 27 Feb 2021 8:54 am (GMT +0) - 2 reports
#29: 3.2 quake 2.7 Km W of Keilir, Iceland, 27 Feb 2021 8:21 am (GMT +0) - 2 reports
#30: 3.1 quake 2.7 Km SW of Keilir, Iceland, 27 Feb 2021 3:01 am (GMT +0) - 2 reports
#31: 3.2 quake 1.6 Km SW of Fagradalsfjall, Iceland, 27 Feb 2021 8:19 am (GMT +0) - 2 reports
#32: 3.2 quake 2.4 Km W of Keilir, Iceland, 27 Feb 2021 4:30 am (GMT +0) - 2 reports
#33: 3.7 quake 2.2 Km SW of Keilir, Iceland, 27 Feb 2021 12:20 am (GMT +0) - 2 reports
#34: 3.2 quake Kenai Peninsula County, 127 mi southwest of Anchorage, Alaska, USA, 26 Feb 2021 6:00 pm (GMT -9) - 2 reports
#35: 3.1 quake San Bernardino Comitatus County, 12 mi east of Ridgecrest, Kern County, California, USA, 27 Feb 2021 12:17 am (GMT -8) - 2 reports
#36: 4.3 quake North Pacific Ocean, 45 km southwest of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama, 26 Feb 2021 11:58 pm (GMT -5) - 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, 27 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 27 Feb 2021 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
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Sat, 27 Feb 2021, 22:57
4.4 quake 27 Feb 7:36 pm (GMT -3)
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Sat, 27 Feb 2021, 22:36
4.3 quake 27 Feb 1:13 pm (GMT -9)
A magnitude 4.3 earthquake near Sand Point, Aleutians East County, Alaska, USA, was reported only 23 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 shallow depth of 13 miles beneath the epicenter around noon on Saturday 27 February 2021 at 1:13 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
Sat, 27 Feb 2021, 20:59
4.3 quake 28 Feb 3:39 am (GMT +7)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.3 occurred early morning on Sunday 28 February 2021 at 3:39 am local time near Pelabuhanratu, West Java, Indonesia, as reported by Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency. ... read all
Sat, 27 Feb 2021, 19:19
5.3 quake 27 Feb 9:59 am (GMT -9)
A magnitude 5.3 earthquake near Anchorage, Anchorage County, Alaska, USA, was reported only 10 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 moderately shallow depth of 20 miles beneath the epicenter in the morning on Saturday 27 February 2021 at 9:59 am 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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