World Earthquake Report for Wednesday, 5 January 2022

Thu, 6 Jan 2022, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  6 Jan 2022
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 6 Jan 2022

Summary: 9 quakes 5.0+, 32 quakes 4.0+, 103 quakes 3.0+, 218 quakes 2.0+ (362 total)
Global seismic activity level on 5 January 2022: MODERATE

Magnitude 5+: 9 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 32 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 103 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 218 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 6.5 x 1013 joules (18 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15450 tons of TNT or 1 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (5 Jan 2022):

#1: 5.7 quake South Pacific Ocean, Antarctica, Jan 5, 2022 6:24 pm (GMT -5)
#2: 5.4 quake Bering Sea, Russia, Jan 5, 2022 7:22 pm (GMT +12)
#3: 5.3 quake Coral Sea, Vanuatu, Jan 5, 2022 10:46 pm (GMT +11)
#4: 5.2 quake Coral Sea, Vanuatu, Jan 6, 2022 3:43 am (GMT +11)
#5: 5.1 quake Laptev Sea, Russia, Jan 5, 2022 8:46 am (GMT +8)
#6: 5.1 quake Coral Sea, Vanuatu, Jan 5, 2022 12:08 pm (GMT +11)
#7: 5.1 quake Eastern Mediterranean, Turkey, Jan 5, 2022 5:21 am (GMT +2)
#8: 5.0 quake Bering Sea, Russia, Jan 6, 2022 7:52 am (GMT +12)
#9: 5.0 quake South Pacific Ocean Jan 5, 2022 9:31 am (GMT -12)
#10: 4.9 quake Philippine Sea, Japan, Jan 5, 2022 10:11 pm (GMT +9)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 5.1 quake Eastern Mediterranean, Turkey, Jan 5, 2022 5:21 am (GMT +2) - 436 reports
#2: 3.5 quake Granada, 212 km east of Sevilla, Andalusia, Spain, Jan 5, 2022 11:19 am (GMT +1) - 148 reports
#3: 4.0 quake Alboran Sea, Morocco, Jan 5, 2022 10:11 am (GMT +1) - 42 reports
#4: 3.8 quake Hawaii County, Hawaii, USA, Jan 4, 2022 8:00 pm (GMT -10) - 40 reports
#5: 2.6 quake 5 Km SW of Lugoff, South Carolina, Jan 5, 2022 1:45 am (GMT -5) - 35 reports
#6: 4.0 quake Gulf of California, Mexico, Jan 5, 2022 10:55 am (GMT -7) - 28 reports
#7: 4.0 quake West Arthur, 189 km southeast of Perth, Western Australia, Jan 5, 2022 7:37 pm (GMT +8) - 27 reports
#8: 2.7 quake Ganjam, Odisha, India, Jan 5, 2022 11:36 pm (GMT +5:30) - 24 reports
#9: 5.1 quake Coral Sea, Vanuatu, Jan 5, 2022 12:08 pm (GMT +11) - 21 reports
#10: 2.2 quake Eastern Mediterranean, 66 km southeast of Nicosia, Cyprus, Jan 5, 2022 4:24 am (GMT +2) - 13 reports
#11: 3.4 quake Alboran Sea, Morocco, Jan 5, 2022 3:49 am (GMT +1) - 10 reports
#12: 4.2 quake North Pacific Ocean, Mexico, Jan 5, 2022 12:41 am (GMT -6) - 7 reports
#13: 4.8 quake Esmeralda County, Nevada, USA, Jan 4, 2022 11:21 pm (GMT -8) - 6 reports
#14: 2.1 quake Turkey: AKYAKA-ULA (MUGLA) Jan 5, 2022 5:23 am (GMT +3) - 6 reports
#15: 2.9 quake Southern Alaska Jan 4, 2022 11:55 pm (GMT -9) - 5 reports
#16: 4.4 quake Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki, 57 km northeast of Tokyo, Japan, Jan 5, 2022 9:34 pm (GMT +9) - 3 reports
#17: 2.6 quake Cologne District, 54 km south of Düsseldorf, Germany, Jan 5, 2022 8:51 am (GMT +1) - 3 reports
#18: 4.0 quake South Pacific Ocean, 70 km south of Lima, Peru, Jan 4, 2022 10:32 pm (GMT -5) - 3 reports
#19: 4.2 quake Indian Ocean, 149 km west of Jakarta, Indonesia, Jan 5, 2022 9:17 pm (GMT +7) - 3 reports
#20: 4.4 quake Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, Mexico, Jan 5, 2022 9:20 am (GMT -6) - 2 reports
#21: 3.0 quake West Arthur, Western Australia, Australia, Jan 5, 2022 8:42 pm (GMT +8) - 2 reports
#22: 2.1 quake 11 Km SW of Hunnewell, Kansas, Jan 5, 2022 4:44 am (GMT -6) - 2 reports
#23: 3.2 quake EASTERN TURKEY Jan 5, 2022 4:57 am (GMT +3) - 2 reports

Earthquake stats:

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