World Earthquake Report for Tuesday, 27 April 2021

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

Summary: 2 quakes 6.0+, 10 quakes 5.0+, 46 quakes 4.0+, 136 quakes 3.0+, 239 quakes 2.0+ (433 total)
Global seismic activity level on 27 April 2021: MODERATE

Magnitude 6+: 2 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 10 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 46 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 136 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 239 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 7 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 2.2 x 1014 joules (60.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 52014 tons of TNT or 3.3 atomic bombs!) learn more

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

#1: 6.1 quake Bismarck Sea, 195 km north of Madang, Papua New Guinea, 27 Apr 6:05 pm (GMT +10)
#2: 6.0 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, 28 Apr 4:33 am (GMT +12)
#3: 5.6 quake Bismarck Sea, 208 km north of Madang, Papua New Guinea, 27 Apr 12:12 pm (GMT +10)
#4: 5.5 quake Bismarck Sea, 199 km north of Madang, Papua New Guinea, 27 Apr 9:04 pm (GMT +10)
#5: 5.2 quake Bismarck Sea, 202 km north of Madang, Papua New Guinea, 27 Apr 8:40 pm (GMT +10)
#6: 5.1 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, 27 Apr 2:38 pm (GMT +12)
#7: 5.1 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, 28 Apr 6:28 am (GMT +12)
#8: 5.0 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, 27 Apr 12:44 pm (GMT +12)
#9: 5.0 quake Philippines Sea, 33 km northeast of Rota Island, Northern Mariana Islands, 27 Apr 1:40 pm (GMT +10)
#10: 5.0 quake Bismarck Sea, 2 km north of Madang, Papua New Guinea, 27 Apr 6:03 pm (GMT +10)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 4.8 quake Matanuska-Susitna Parish, 9 mi north of Anchorage, Alaska, USA, 27 Apr 2021 9:54 am (GMT -8) - 132 reports

#2: 5.0 quake Indian Ocean, 91 km south of Sukabumi, West Java, Indonesia, 27 Apr 4:23 pm (GMT +7) - 41 reports
#3: 4.1 quake Valdez-Cordova Parish, 92 mi southeast of Anchorage, Alaska, USA, 27 Apr 9:26 am (GMT -8) - 21 reports
#4: 3.3 quake 43 km south of Mostar, Canton 10, Federation of B&H, Bosnia & Herzegovina, 27 April 2021 15:45 GMT - 16 reports
#5: 2.4 quake Nomarchia Anatolikis Attikis, 24 km southeast of Athens, Greece, 27 April 2021 20:48 GMT - 14 reports
#6: 5.0 quake Philippines Sea, 33 km northeast of Rota Island, Northern Mariana Islands, 27 Apr 1:40 pm (GMT +10) - 9 reports
#7: 2.1 quake 9.7 km west of Bressuire, Deux-Sèvres, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France, 27 April 2021 00:16 GMT - 8 reports
#8: 2.6 quake Zagreb County, 21 km south of Zagreb, HR.21.3186885, City of Zagreb, Croatia, 27 April 2021 11:30 GMT - 6 reports
#9: 3.0 quake 16 km south of Shillong, East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya, India, 27 April 2021 05:09 GMT - 5 reports
#10: 2.6 quake 21 km north of Tezpur, Sonitpur, Assam, India, 27 April 2021 07:12 GMT - 4 reports
#11: 5.1 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, 27 Apr 2:38 pm (GMT +12) - 3 reports
#12: 4.5 quake 45 km south of Lambarene, Moyen-Ogooué, Gabon, 27 Apr 1:38 am (GMT +1) - 3 reports
#13: 4.9 quake Indian Ocean, 1 km south of Sewon, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 27 Apr 2021 10:22 am (GMT +7) - 3 reports
#14: 4.8 quake 29 km south of Lambarene, Moyen-Ogooué, Gabon, 27 Apr 1:40 am (GMT +1) - 3 reports
#15: 5.2 quake Bismarck Sea, 202 km north of Madang, Papua New Guinea, 27 Apr 8:40 pm (GMT +10) - 2 reports
#16: 3.6 quake 21 km northwest of Larisa, Nomos Larisis, Thessaly, Greece, 27 April 2021 13:39 GMT - 2 reports
#17: 3.4 quake 30 km northeast of Bandar-e Genāveh, Bushehr, Iran, 27 April 2021 09:49 GMT - 2 reports
#18: 3.4 quake Indian Ocean, 50 km southeast of Kencong, East Java, Indonesia, 27 April 2021 16:37 GMT - 2 reports
#19: 2.8 quake Shoalhaven Shire, 46 km southeast of Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia, 27 April 2021 22:20 GMT - 2 reports

Earthquake stats:

Number of quakes and energy released vs time
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Number of quakes and energy released vs magnitude
Number of quakes and energy vs magnitude
Magnitude of quakes and energy released vs time
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