World Earthquake Report for Friday, 23 July 2021

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

Summary: 1 quake 6.0+, 5 quakes 5.0+, 34 quakes 4.0+, 122 quakes 3.0+, 282 quakes 2.0+ (444 total)
Global seismic activity level on 23 July 2021: HIGH

Magnitude 6+: 1 earthquake
Magnitude 5+: 5 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 34 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 122 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 282 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 7 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 5.6 x 1014 joules (156 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.3 x 105 tons of TNT or 8.4 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (23 Jul 2021):

#1: 6.6 quake South China Sea, 31 km south of Balayan, Philippines, 24 Jul 4:48 am (GMT +8)
#2: 5.7 quake South China Sea, 19 km south of Balayan, Philippines, 24 Jul 4:57 am (GMT +8)
#3: 5.5 quake New Ireland, 80 km southeast of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea, 23 Jul 4:16 pm (GMT +10)
#4: 5.4 quake Svalbard & Jan Mayen: Greenland Sea 23 Jul 4:05 am (GMT +0)
#5: 5.2 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, 23 Jul 11:13 am (GMT -12)
#6: 5.0 quake South Atlantic Ocean 23 Jul 6:24 pm (GMT -1)
#7: 4.9 quake 34 km northwest of Kamen'-na-Obi, Altai Krai, Russia, 23 Jul 1:02 pm (GMT +7)
#8: 4.8 quake South Pacific Ocean, 40 km south of Hihifo, Niuas, Tonga, 23 Jul 2:16 pm (GMT +13)
#9: 4.8 quake SOUTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA, 23 Jul 5:25 pm (GMT +8)
#10: 4.7 quake Fairbanks North Star Parish, 31 mi southeast of Badger, Fairbanks North Star, Alaska, USA, 22 Jul 8:20 pm (GMT -8)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 6.6 quake South China Sea, 31 km south of Balayan, Philippines, 24 Jul 4:48 am (GMT +8) - 1796 reports

#2: 5.7 quake South China Sea, 19 km south of Balayan, Philippines, 24 Jul 4:57 am (GMT +8) - 377 reports
#3: Unconfirmed quake reported: 3.7 km northwest of Öhringen, Germany, 23 Jul 10:13 am (GMT +2) - 101 reports
#4: 4.7 quake Fairbanks North Star Parish, 31 mi southeast of Badger, Fairbanks North Star, Alaska, USA, 22 Jul 8:20 pm (GMT -8) - 45 reports
#5: 2.1 quake Philippines Sea, 95 km northeast of Tandag City, Philippines, 24 July 2021 - 03:50 AM (PST) - 39 reports
#6: Unconfirmed quake reported: 15 km north of San Fernando, Province of Pampanga, Central Luzon, Philippines, 23 July 2021 19:57 GMT - 24 reports
#7: Unconfirmed quake reported: Bhaktapur, 11 km southeast of Kathmandu, Province 3, Nepal, 23 July 2021 01:19 GMT - 23 reports
#8: 2.6 quake Eastern Mediterranean, 70 km southwest of Iraklion, Greece, 23 July 2021 23:45 GMT - 21 reports
#9: Unconfirmed quake reported: Province of Pampanga, 12 km west of Hagonoy, Philippines, 24 Jul 5:37 am (GMT +8) - 17 reports
#10: 2.2 quake Province of Bukidnon, Northern Mindanao, 20 km northeast of Wao, Philippines, 24 July 2021 - 12:37 AM (PST) - 14 reports
#11: 4.4 quake Baru District, 48 km west of David, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama, 23 Jul 3:03 pm (GMT -5) - 14 reports
#12: 2.8 quake 7.4 mi north of Midland, Texas, USA, 23 July 2021 00:54 GMT - 5 reports
#13: 3.4 quake 23 km east of Uttarkāshi, Uttar Kashi, Uttarakhand, India, 2021-07-24 01:28:41 IST - 5 reports
#14: 4.5 quake Philippines Sea, Indonesia, 254 km southeast of General Santos City, Philippines, 24 Jul 4:48 am (GMT +8) - 5 reports
#15: Unconfirmed quake reported: 4.8 mi northwest of El Cajon, San Diego County, California, USA, 23 July 2021 11:23 GMT - 4 reports
#16: 2.6 quake Philippines Sea, 39 km northeast of Tandag City, Philippines, 24 July 2021 - 12:27 AM (PST) - 4 reports
#17: 3.0 quake South China Sea, 30 km south of Calatagan, Philippines, 24 July 2021 - 07:16 AM (PST) - 4 reports
#18: 3.0 quake Philippines Sea, 78 km east of Bislig City, Philippines, 23 July 2021 16:50 GMT - 3 reports
#19: 2.6 quake Philippines Sea, 50 km northeast of Tandag City, Philippines, 24 July 2021 - 12:08 AM (PST) - 3 reports
#20: Unconfirmed quake reported: 1.9 km north of Mexico City 23 July 2021 20:52 GMT - 3 reports
#21: 3.6 quake Eastern Mediterranean, 87 km south of Iraklion, Greece, 23 July 2021 19:56 GMT - 2 reports
#22: 2.6 quake Aegean Sea, 41 km north of Iraklion, Heraklion Regional Unit, Crete, Greece, 23 July 2021 15:58 GMT - 2 reports
#23: 3.2 quake 7.7 km west of Puerto Armuelles, Baru District, Provincia de Chiriqui, Panama, 23 July 2021 01:59 GMT - 2 reports
#24: 2.8 quake Mono County, California, 46 mi south of Carson City, Nevada, USA, 23 July 2021 11:38 GMT - 2 reports
#25: 2.6 quake 12km NW of Parkfield, CA, 23 July 2021 18:34 GMT - 2 reports
#26: 4.7 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, 24 Jul 4:32 am (GMT +12) - 2 reports
#27: 2.7 quake 4.6 km south of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand, 23 July 2021 18:02 GMT - 2 reports

Earthquake stats:

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