World Earthquake Report for Thursday, 6 January 2022

Fri, 7 Jan 2022, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  7 Jan 2022
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 7 Jan 2022

Summary: 1 quake 6.0+, 3 quakes 5.0+, 42 quakes 4.0+, 103 quakes 3.0+, 254 quakes 2.0+ (403 total)
Global seismic activity level on 6 January 2022: MODERATE

Magnitude 6+: 1 earthquake
Magnitude 5+: 3 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 42 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 103 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 254 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 7 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 1.2 x 1014 joules (33.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 28713 tons of TNT or 1.8 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (6 Jan 2022):

#1: 6.1 quake North Pacific Ocean, 96 km west of Managua, Nicaragua, Jan 6, 2022 10:25 am (GMT -6)
#2: 5.3 quake North Pacific Ocean, USA, Jan 5, 2022 6:41 pm (GMT -8)
#3: 5.3 quake South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, Jan 6, 2022 10:16 am (GMT -2)
#4: 5.0 quake Solomon Sea, Papua New Guinea, Jan 6, 2022 6:18 pm (GMT +10)
#5: 4.8 quake Gulf of Aden, Somalia, Jan 7, 2022 2:24 am (GMT +3)
#6: 4.8 quake East China Sea, Japan, Jan 7, 2022 7:24 am (GMT +9)
#7: 4.8 quake Inyo County, California, USA, Jan 5, 2022 4:28 pm (GMT -8)
#8: 4.8 quake Solomon Sea, Papua New Guinea, Jan 6, 2022 6:35 pm (GMT +10)
#9: 4.8 quake 13 km north of Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Jan 6, 2022 10:25 am (GMT -6)
#10: 4.8 quake Solomon Sea, Papua New Guinea, Jan 6, 2022 6:15 pm (GMT +10)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 6.1 quake North Pacific Ocean, 96 km west of Managua, Nicaragua, Jan 6, 2022 10:25 am (GMT -6) - 143 reports

#2: 4.1 quake 13 Km WSW of Daphu, Bhutan, Jan 6, 2022 8:16 pm (GMT +5:30) - 112 reports
#3: 4.8 quake Inyo County, California, USA, Jan 5, 2022 4:28 pm (GMT -8) - 101 reports
#4: 4.8 quake 13 km north of Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Jan 6, 2022 10:25 am (GMT -6) - 29 reports
#5: 5.3 quake North Pacific Ocean, USA, Jan 5, 2022 6:41 pm (GMT -8) - 15 reports
#6: 2.3 quake Neapel, Campania, 180 km southeast of Rome, Latium, Italy, Jan 6, 2022 8:37 pm (GMT +1) - 13 reports
#7: 4.6 quake North Pacific Ocean, USA, Jan 5, 2022 6:42 pm (GMT -8) - 9 reports
#8: 3.9 quake North Pacific Ocean, 115 km southwest of Managua, Nicaragua, Jan 6, 2022 10:45 am (GMT -6) - 5 reports
#9: 4.4 quake Tanabe-shi, Wakayama, Japan, Jan 7, 2022 1:59 am (GMT +9) - 3 reports
#10: 4.0 quake Basrah District, Basra, Iraq, Jan 6, 2022 9:40 pm (GMT +3) - 2 reports

Earthquake stats:

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