World Earthquake Report for Saturday, 1 January 2022

Sun, 2 Jan 2022, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  2 Jan 2022
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 2 Jan 2022

Summary: 3 quakes 5.0+, 20 quakes 4.0+, 82 quakes 3.0+, 198 quakes 2.0+ (303 total)
Magnitude 5+: 3 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 20 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 82 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 198 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 1.9 x 1013 joules (5.19 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4467 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (1 Jan 2022):

#1: 5.2 quake South Pacific Ocean Jan 1, 2022 1:08 am (GMT -7)
#2: 5.2 quake Wurduj, Badakhshan, 296 km northeast of Kabul, Afghanistan, Jan 1, 2022 6:15 pm (GMT +5)
#3: 5.1 quake South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, Jan 1, 2022 9:16 am (GMT -2)
#4: 4.9 quake East China Sea, Japan, Jan 1, 2022 5:14 pm (GMT +9)
#5: 4.9 quake South Pacific Ocean, Tonga, Jan 2, 2022 12:47 pm (GMT +13)
#6: 4.6 quake North Pacific Ocean, Russia, Jan 1, 2022 2:34 pm (GMT +11)
#7: 4.5 quake Molucca Sea, Indonesia, Jan 2, 2022 5:43 am (GMT +8)
#8: 4.5 quake Celebes Sea, Philippines, Jan 1, 2022 6:04 pm (GMT +8)
#9: 4.5 quake East China Sea, Japan, Jan 1, 2022 4:28 pm (GMT +9)
#10: 4.4 quake Suchiate, Chiapas, Mexico, Jan 1, 2022 3:35 am (GMT -6)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 4.3 quake North Atlantic Ocean, 79 km south of Armona Island, Faro, Portugal, Jan 1, 2022 8:03 pm (GMT -1) - 569 reports
#2: 5.2 quake Wurduj, Badakhshan, 296 km northeast of Kabul, Afghanistan, Jan 1, 2022 6:15 pm (GMT +5) - 29 reports
#3: 2.2 quake 12km W of Templeton, CA, Jan 1, 2022 3:19 am (GMT -8) - 3 reports
#4: 3.3 quake Monterey County, California, USA, Dec 31, 2021 10:10 pm (GMT -8) - 3 reports
#5: 3.3 quake Aitoloakarnania, 13 km north of Patras, Achaea, Grece-Occidentale, Greece, Jan 1, 2022 3:01 pm (GMT +2) - 3 reports
#6: 3.6 quake Ouarzazate Province, Drâa-Tafilalet, Morocco, Jan 1, 2022 2:50 am (GMT +1) - 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, 1 Jan 2022, 23:50
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 50 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  1 Jan 2022 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Brennisteinsfjöll (7 quakes between mag 0.3-1.6), Campi Flegrei (Phlegrean Fields) (7 quakes between mag 0.1-3.0), Clear Lake (37 quakes between mag 0.3-1.9), Coso (2 quakes between mag 1.0-1.4), Etna (3 quakes between mag 1.1-3.0), Fagradalsfjall (38 quakes between mag 0.1-2.2) ... Read all
Sat, 1 Jan 2022, 23:13
4.3 quake 2 Jan 7:46 am (GMT +9)
A magnitude 4.3 earthquake near Chiba, Chiba-shi, Japan, was reported only 26 minutes ago by the United States Geological Survey, considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. The earthquake occurred at a moderately shallow depth of 51.2 km beneath the epicenter in the morning on Sunday, January 2nd, 2022, at 7:46 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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