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World Earthquake Report for Sunday, 16 January 2022

Mon, 17 Jan 2022, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 17 Jan 2022
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 17 Jan 2022

Summary: 1 quake 6.0+, 6 quakes 5.0+, 27 quakes 4.0+, 112 quakes 3.0+, 289 quakes 2.0+ (435 total)
Global seismic activity level on 16 January 2022: MODERATE

Magnitude 6+: 1 earthquake
Magnitude 5+: 6 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 27 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 112 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 289 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 7 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 1.3 x 1014 joules (36.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 31677 tons of TNT or 2 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (16 Jan 2022):

#1: 6.1 quake Solomon Sea, Papua New Guinea, Jan 16, 2022 11:52 pm (GMT +11)
#2: 5.4 quake Aegean Sea, 49 km southeast of Ammouliani Island, Central Macedonia, Greece, Jan 16, 2022 1:48 pm (GMT +2)
#3: 5.4 quake North Pacific Ocean, Mexico, Jan 16, 2022 5:31 pm (GMT -6)
#4: 5.3 quake South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, Jan 15, 2022 10:25 pm (GMT -2)
#5: 5.3 quake Coral Sea, Vanuatu, Jan 16, 2022 4:17 pm (GMT +11)
#6: 5.2 quake Philippine Sea, Taiwan, 79 km southwest of Kumi Island, Okinawa, Japan, Jan 16, 2022 5:15 pm (GMT +9)
#7: 5.0 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, Jan 17, 2022 8:00 am (GMT +13)
#8: 4.9 quake Philippine Sea, Guam, Jan 16, 2022 10:11 am (GMT +10)
#9: 4.9 quake South Pacific Ocean Jan 16, 2022 5:02 pm (GMT +12)
#10: 4.8 quake Persian Gulf, Iran, Jan 16, 2022 6:19 am (GMT +3:30)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 4.9 quake Philippine Sea, Guam, Jan 16, 2022 10:11 am (GMT +10) - 82 reports
#2: 5.4 quake Aegean Sea, 49 km southeast of Ammouliani Island, Central Macedonia, Greece, Jan 16, 2022 1:48 pm (GMT +2) - 74 reports
#3: 3.1 quake Pernik, 29 km southwest of Sofia, Bulgaria, Jan 16, 2022 3:42 am (GMT +2) - 59 reports
#4: 5.4 quake North Pacific Ocean, Mexico, Jan 16, 2022 5:31 pm (GMT -6) - 57 reports
#5: 4.2 quake Caribbean Sea, Martinique, Jan 16, 2022 4:32 am (GMT -4) - 48 reports
#6: 4.1 quake Eastern Mediterranean, Turkey, Jan 17, 2022 1:16 am (GMT +3) - 33 reports
#7: 4.4 quake Qubadli Rayon, 296 km southwest of Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan 16, 2022 6:55 am (GMT +3:30) - 14 reports
#8: 3.5 quake Hawaii County, Hawaii, USA, Jan 16, 2022 12:04 pm (GMT -10) - 12 reports
#9: 3.9 quake Province of Nueva Vizcaya, 142 km southwest of Tuguegarao City, Philippines, Jan 16, 2022 9:57 pm (GMT +8) - 7 reports
#10: 3.4 quake 12 km east of Heraklion, Crete, Greece, Jan 16, 2022 11:50 pm (GMT +2) - 6 reports
#11: 3.9 quake Aegean Sea, 49 km southeast of Ammouliani Island, Central Macedonia, Greece, Jan 16, 2022 1:51 pm (GMT +2) - 5 reports
#12: 4.4 quake Aegean Sea, 47 km southeast of Ammouliani Island, Central Macedonia, Greece, Jan 16, 2022 2:26 pm (GMT +2) - 4 reports
#13: 4.3 quake Comuna Gura Teghii, Buzău, 141 km north of Bucharest, Romania, Jan 16, 2022 3:43 pm (GMT +2) - 4 reports
#14: 5.2 quake Philippine Sea, Taiwan, 79 km southwest of Kumi Island, Okinawa, Japan, Jan 16, 2022 5:15 pm (GMT +9) - 4 reports
#15: 2.5 quake Bosnia Serb Republic, 32 km east of Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Jan 16, 2022 2:08 am (GMT +1) - 3 reports
#16: 4.6 quake Persian Gulf, Iran, Jan 16, 2022 7:25 am (GMT +3) - 3 reports
#17: 3.5 quake Cachar, Assam, India, Jan 17, 2022 2:11 am (GMT +5:30) - 3 reports
#18: 3.1 quake Aegean Sea, 53 km southeast of Ammouliani Island, Central Macedonia, Greece, Jan 16, 2022 8:44 pm (GMT +2) - 2 reports
#19: 3.6 quake South Pacific Ocean, Chile, Jan 15, 2022 7:37 pm (GMT -5) - 2 reports
#20: 6.1 quake Solomon Sea, Papua New Guinea, Jan 16, 2022 11:52 pm (GMT +11) - 2 reports

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