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World Earthquake Report for Thursday, 20 January 2022

Fri, 21 Jan 2022, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 21 Jan 2022
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 21 Jan 2022

Summary: 7 quakes 5.0+, 27 quakes 4.0+, 118 quakes 3.0+, 237 quakes 2.0+ (389 total)
Global seismic activity level on 20 January 2022: MODERATE

Magnitude 5+: 7 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 27 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 118 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 237 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 5.8 x 1013 joules (16 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 13806 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (20 Jan 2022):

#1: 5.6 quake South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, Jan 20, 2022 4:52 am (GMT -2)
#2: 5.4 quake Coral Sea, Vanuatu, Jan 20, 2022 9:58 pm (GMT +11)
#3: 5.4 quake 80 km west of Jayapura, Papua, Indonesia, Jan 20, 2022 7:44 pm (GMT +9)
#4: 5.3 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, Jan 21, 2022 2:03 am (GMT +13)
#5: 5.2 quake North Pacific Ocean, Russia, Jan 21, 2022 9:59 am (GMT +10)
#6: 5.0 quake Indian Ocean Jan 20, 2022 9:06 am (GMT +4)
#7: 5.0 quake North Pacific Ocean, Mexico, Jan 20, 2022 1:09 pm (GMT -6)
#8: 4.9 quake North Pacific Ocean, 114 km southwest of Managua, Nicaragua, Jan 19, 2022 8:32 pm (GMT -6)
#9: 4.9 quake South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, Jan 20, 2022 5:44 am (GMT -2)
#10: 4.8 quake South Pacific Ocean, Tonga, Jan 21, 2022 6:10 am (GMT +13)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 3.0 quake Riverside County, California, USA, Jan 19, 2022 8:26 pm (GMT -8) - 19 reports
#2: 4.3 quake Tyrrhenian Sea, Italy, Jan 20, 2022 10:19 am (GMT +1) - 18 reports
#3: 4.6 quake Isfahan, 164 km south of Tehran, Iran, Jan 20, 2022 5:07 am (GMT +3:30) - 10 reports
#4: 2.9 quake Departamento de Punilla, Cordoba, Argentina, Jan 20, 2022 4:10 am (GMT -3) - 6 reports
#5: 5.0 quake North Pacific Ocean, Mexico, Jan 20, 2022 1:09 pm (GMT -6) - 2 reports
#6: 4.7 quake Whakatane District, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, Jan 21, 2022 8:13 am (GMT +13) - 2 reports
#7: 2.9 quake Nomos Dramas, East Macedonia and Thrace, Greece, Jan 20, 2022 8:41 pm (GMT +2) - 2 reports
#8: 2.5 quake 5 Km WSW of Gypsum, Kansas, Jan 20, 2022 8:21 am (GMT -6) - 2 reports
#9: 2.3 quake Vrachonisida Peristerai, Qarku i Vlorës, 163 km south of Tirana, Albania, Jan 20, 2022 1:18 pm (GMT +1) - 2 reports
#10: 5.4 quake 80 km west of Jayapura, Papua, Indonesia, Jan 20, 2022 7:44 pm (GMT +9) - 2 reports
#11: 5.2 quake North Pacific Ocean, Russia, Jan 21, 2022 9:59 am (GMT +10) - 2 reports
#12: 5.0 quake Indian Ocean Jan 20, 2022 9:06 am (GMT +4) - 2 reports
#13: 3.3 quake West Arthur, 188 km southeast of Perth, Western Australia, Jan 20, 2022 1:54 pm (GMT +8) - 2 reports
#14: 3.2 quake Philippine Sea, 90 km north of Cebu City, Philippines, Jan 20, 2022 8:52 am (GMT +8) - 2 reports

Earthquake stats:

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Number of quakes and energy vs magnitude
Magnitude of quakes and energy released vs time
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