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World Earthquake Report for Monday, 17 January 2022

Tue, 18 Jan 2022, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 18 Jan 2022
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 18 Jan 2022

Summary: 4 quakes 5.0+, 33 quakes 4.0+, 125 quakes 3.0+, 236 quakes 2.0+ (398 total)
Global seismic activity level on 17 January 2022: MODERATE

Magnitude 5+: 4 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 33 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 125 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 236 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 3.8 x 1013 joules (10.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 9050 tons of TNT or 0.6 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (17 Jan 2022):

#1: 5.5 quake 196 Km SSW of Altai, Mongolia, Jan 17, 2022 10:04 pm (GMT +7)
#2: 5.3 quake Qādis, Badghis, Afghanistan, Jan 17, 2022 4:10 pm (GMT +4:30)
#3: 5.1 quake 50 km northeast of Cesarea, Kayseri, Turkey, Jan 18, 2022 2:28 am (GMT +3)
#4: 5.0 quake Indian Ocean, 181 km southwest of Jakarta, Indonesia, Jan 17, 2022 7:25 am (GMT +7)
#5: 4.9 quake Arctic Ocean Jan 17, 2022 9:31 am (GMT +6)
#6: 4.9 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, Jan 17, 2022 3:44 am (GMT -12)
#7: 4.9 quake Qādis, Badghis, Afghanistan, Jan 17, 2022 2:05 pm (GMT +4:30)
#8: 4.9 quake China: Eastern Xizang-India Border Region Jan 18, 2022 6:59 am (GMT +8)
#9: 4.9 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, Jan 17, 2022 3:44 am (GMT -12)
#10: 4.8 quake Bay of Bengal, Myanmar (Burma), Jan 17, 2022 5:37 pm (GMT +6)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 5.1 quake 50 km northeast of Cesarea, Kayseri, Turkey, Jan 18, 2022 2:28 am (GMT +3) - 20 reports
#2: 3.1 quake Ventura County, California, USA, Jan 16, 2022 4:02 pm (GMT -8) - 20 reports
#3: 3.8 quake Crete, Crete, Greece, Jan 17, 2022 2:47 pm (GMT +2) - 13 reports
#4: 5.0 quake Indian Ocean, 181 km southwest of Jakarta, Indonesia, Jan 17, 2022 7:25 am (GMT +7) - 9 reports
#5: 3.7 quake 13 km southeast of Heraklion, Crete, Greece, Jan 17, 2022 3:52 pm (GMT +2) - 7 reports
#6: 5.3 quake Qādis, Badghis, Afghanistan, Jan 17, 2022 4:10 pm (GMT +4:30) - 4 reports
#7: 3.6 quake 12 km east of Heraklion, Crete, Greece, Jan 17, 2022 2:53 pm (GMT +2) - 4 reports
#8: 2.5 quake 50 km northeast of Cesarea, Kayseri, Turkey, Jan 18, 2022 2:34 am (GMT +3) - 3 reports
#9: 3.2 quake Crete, Crete, Greece, Jan 17, 2022 3:13 pm (GMT +2) - 3 reports
#10: 4.9 quake Qādis, Badghis, Afghanistan, Jan 17, 2022 2:05 pm (GMT +4:30) - 3 reports
#11: 5.5 quake 196 Km SSW of Altai, Mongolia, Jan 17, 2022 10:04 pm (GMT +7) - 2 reports
#12: 3.1 quake 13 km east of Heraklion, Crete, Greece, Jan 17, 2022 2:38 pm (GMT +2) - 2 reports
#13: 4.6 quake South Pacific Ocean, Chile, Jan 16, 2022 11:59 pm (GMT -5) - 2 reports

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Previous news

Mon, 17 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 17 Jan 2022 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (1 quake mag 1.4), Cabalian (1 quake mag 3.4), Clear Lake (38 quakes between mag 0.4-1.2), Coatepeque (1 quake mag 2.0), Coso (5 quakes between mag 0.8-1.1), Etna (1 quake mag 3.0) ... Read all
Mon, 17 Jan 2022, 23:40
4.7 quake 18 Jan 2:29 am (GMT +3)
Just 10 minutes ago, a 4.7-magnitude earthquake struck near Cesarea, Kayseri, Turkey. The tremor was recorded early morning on Tuesday, January 18th, 2022, at 2:29 am local time, at a shallow depth of 10 km below the surface. ... Read all
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