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World Earthquake Report for Saturday, 15 January 2022

Sun, 16 Jan 2022, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 16 Jan 2022
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 16 Jan 2022

Summary: 4 quakes 5.0+, 40 quakes 4.0+, 117 quakes 3.0+, 215 quakes 2.0+ (376 total)
Global seismic activity level on 15 January 2022: MODERATE

Magnitude 5+: 4 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 40 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 117 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 215 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 6 x 1013 joules (16.7 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 14358 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (15 Jan 2022):

#1: 5.8 quake South Pacific Ocean, Tonga, Jan 15, 2022 5:14 pm (GMT +13)
#2: 5.4 quake Bismarck Sea, Papua New Guinea, Jan 15, 2022 10:51 am (GMT +10)
#3: 5.3 quake South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, Jan 15, 2022 9:57 pm (GMT -2)
#4: 5.0 quake South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, Jan 15, 2022 3:24 pm (GMT -2)
#5: 4.9 quake Departamento de Zacapa, 102 km northeast of Guatemala, Departamento de Guatemala, Jan 15, 2022 6:50 am (GMT -6)
#6: 4.8 quake Indian Ocean, 178 km southwest of Jakarta, Indonesia, Jan 15, 2022 9:29 am (GMT +7)
#7: 4.8 quake Diamer, Gilgit-Baltistan, 219 km north of Islamabad, Pakistan, Jan 15, 2022 4:22 pm (GMT +5)
#8: 4.8 quake North Pacific Ocean, Japan, Jan 16, 2022 12:41 am (GMT +10)
#9: 4.7 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, Jan 15, 2022 3:21 pm (GMT +12)
#10: 4.7 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, Jan 16, 2022 11:30 am (GMT +13)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 4.6 quake North Pacific Ocean, 79 km south of San Salvador, El Salvador, Jan 15, 2022 6:50 am (GMT -6) - 21 reports

#2: 2.9 quake Politischer Bezirk Urfahr-Umgebung, Upper Austria, 167 km west of Wien, Austria, Jan 15, 2022 3:54 am (GMT +1) - 12 reports
#3: 5.8 quake South Pacific Ocean, Tonga, Jan 15, 2022 5:14 pm (GMT +13) - 8 reports
#4: 4.1 quake Java Sea, Indonesia, Jan 15, 2022 3:18 pm (GMT +7) - 7 reports
#5: 4.7 quake 28 Km ENE of Kerman, Iran, Jan 15, 2022 5:05 pm (GMT +3:30) - 5 reports
#6: 4.0 quake South Pacific Ocean, Tonga, Jan 15, 2022 5:26 pm (GMT +13) - 4 reports
#7: 5.4 quake Bismarck Sea, Papua New Guinea, Jan 15, 2022 10:51 am (GMT +10) - 3 reports
#8: 3.3 quake Gulf of Alaska, USA, Jan 15, 2022 11:09 am (GMT -9) - 3 reports
#9: 3.5 quake 28 km northwest of Larisa, Nomos Larisis, Thessaly, Greece, Jan 15, 2022 8:22 pm (GMT +2) - 3 reports
#10: 4.8 quake Indian Ocean, 178 km southwest of Jakarta, Indonesia, Jan 15, 2022 9:29 am (GMT +7) - 3 reports
#11: 3.5 quake Provincia de Canta, Lima region, 70 km northeast of Lima, Peru, Jan 15, 2022 6:28 pm (GMT -5) - 3 reports
#12: 2.9 quake Litija, 39 km east of Ljubljana, Slovenia, Jan 15, 2022 9:12 pm (GMT +1) - 3 reports
#13: 3.4 quake Caribbean Sea, 76 km west of Puerto Rico Island, Jan 15, 2022 6:43 am (GMT -4) - 2 reports

Earthquake stats:

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