World Earthquake Report for Friday, 16 July 2021

Sat, 17 Jul 2021, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 17 Jul 2021
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 17 Jul 2021

Summary: 5 quakes 5.0+, 26 quakes 4.0+, 115 quakes 3.0+, 241 quakes 2.0+ (387 total)
Global seismic activity level on 16 July 2021: MODERATE

Magnitude 5+: 5 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 26 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 115 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 241 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 3.9 x 1013 joules (10.9 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 9340 tons of TNT or 0.6 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (16 Jul 2021):

#1: 5.5 quake Philippines Sea, 29 km northwest of Hachijojima Island, Japan, 16 Jul 1:19 pm (GMT +9)
#2: 5.4 quake South Pacific Ocean, 136 km northeast of Neiafu, Vava'u, Tonga, 16 Jul 11:02 pm (GMT +13)
#3: 5.2 quake Datem del Marañon, Loreto, 193 km east of Cuenca, Provincia del Azuay, Ecuador, 16 Jul 3:42 pm (GMT -5)
#4: 5.2 quake Philippines Sea 17 Jul 8:29 am (GMT +9)
#5: 5.1 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, 17 Jul 3:56 am (GMT +12)
#6: 4.9 quake Huasco, 36 km southwest of Vallenar, Provincia de Huasco, Atacama, Chile, 16 Jul 3:02 am (GMT -4)
#7: 4.8 quake North Pacific Ocean, 253 km south of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama, 2021-07-16 01:37:55
#8: 4.8 quake South Pacific Ocean, 122 km east of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea, 16 Jul 4:18 pm (GMT +10)
#9: 4.8 quake 72 km southeast of Madang, Papua New Guinea, 16 Jul 7:34 pm (GMT +10)
#10: 4.4 quake Molucca Sea, 66 km west of Tobelo, Indonesia, 16 Jul 11:39 am (GMT +9)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 5.2 quake Datem del Marañon, Loreto, 193 km east of Cuenca, Provincia del Azuay, Ecuador, 16 Jul 3:42 pm (GMT -5) - 22 reports

#2: 3.5 quake Ionian Sea, 29 km north of Argostoli, Greece, 16 July 2021 02:09 GMT - 12 reports
#3: 4.0 quake 22 km west of Barinitas, Municipio Bolivar, Barinas, Venezuela, 16 Jul 5:26 am (GMT -4) - 9 reports
#4: Unconfirmed quake reported: Faridabad, Haryana, 19 km south of New Delhi, India, 16 Jul 4:16 pm (GMT +5:30) - 5 reports
#5: 3.2 quake 7.3 km west of Chiquimula, Departamento de Chiquimula, Guatemala, 2021-07-16 14:59:49 - 3 reports
#6: 3.9 quake North Atlantic Ocean, 118 mi east of Palm Coast, Flagler County, Florida, USA, 16 Jul 12:48 pm (GMT -5) - 3 reports
#7: 2.6 quake 31km ENE of Dardanelle, CA, 16 July 2021 09:47 GMT - 3 reports
#8: 5.2 quake Philippines Sea 17 Jul 8:29 am (GMT +9) - 3 reports
#9: 3.1 quake 25 km south of Iraklion, Heraklion Regional Unit, Crete, Greece, 16 July 2021 20:54 GMT - 2 reports
#10: 3.1 quake Teton County, Wyoming, 40 mi east of West Yellowstone, Gallatin County, Montana, USA, 16 Jul 2021 8:12 am (GMT -6) - 2 reports

Earthquake stats:

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Previous news

Fri, 16 Jul 2021, 23:50
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 16 Jul 2021 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Auckland Field (1 quake mag 3.0), Buzzard Creek (1 quake mag 1.5), Campi Flegrei (Phlegrean Fields) (3 quakes between mag 0.6-3.0), Chiquimula Volcanic Field (1 quake mag 3.2), Clear Lake (14 quakes between mag 0.4-2.3), Coso (7 quakes between mag 0.3-1.1) ... Read all
Fri, 16 Jul 2021, 21:13
5.2 quake 16 Jul 3:42 pm (GMT -5)
An earthquake of magnitude 5.2 occurred early afternoon on Friday 16 July 2021 at 3:42 pm local time near Santiago, Cantón Gualaquiza, Provincia de Morona-Santiago, Ecuador, as reported by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC). ... Read all
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