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World Earthquake Report for Friday, 21 January 2022

Sat, 22 Jan 2022, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 22 Jan 2022
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 22 Jan 2022

Summary: 1 quake 6.0+, 7 quakes 5.0+, 43 quakes 4.0+, 111 quakes 3.0+, 244 quakes 2.0+ (406 total)
Global seismic activity level on 21 January 2022: MODERATE

Magnitude 6+: 1 earthquake
Magnitude 5+: 7 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 43 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 111 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 244 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 7 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 2.4 x 1014 joules (65.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 56242 tons of TNT or 3.5 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (21 Jan 2022):

#1: 6.3 quake Philippine Sea, Japan, Jan 22, 2022 1:08 am (GMT +9)
#2: 5.6 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, Jan 22, 2022 6:54 am (GMT +13)
#3: 5.4 quake Philippine Sea, Philippines, Jan 22, 2022 4:43 am (GMT +8)
#4: 5.4 quake Falam, Chin State, Myanmar (Burma), Jan 21, 2022 4:12 pm (GMT +6)
#5: 5.2 quake Philippine Sea, Guam, Jan 21, 2022 4:58 pm (GMT +10)
#6: 5.2 quake Gulf of California, Mexico, Jan 21, 2022 2:26 pm (GMT -7)
#7: 5.1 quake Gulf of Alaska, USA, Jan 20, 2022 8:18 pm (GMT -9)
#8: 5.0 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, Jan 22, 2022 4:43 am (GMT +13)
#9: 4.9 quake Philippine Sea, Japan, Jan 22, 2022 5:31 am (GMT +9)
#10: 4.8 quake South Pacific Ocean, Tonga, Jan 22, 2022 2:22 am (GMT +13)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 2.9 quake Murray County, State of Georgia, USA, Jan 20, 2022 11:47 pm (GMT -5) - 237 reports
#2: 6.3 quake Philippine Sea, Japan, Jan 22, 2022 1:08 am (GMT +9) - 88 reports
#3: 5.1 quake Gulf of Alaska, USA, Jan 20, 2022 8:18 pm (GMT -9) - 64 reports
#4: 5.4 quake Falam, Chin State, Myanmar (Burma), Jan 21, 2022 4:12 pm (GMT +6) - 51 reports
#5: 4.4 quake Acapulco de Juarez, Guerrero, 284 km south of Mexico, Jan 21, 2022 12:13 am (GMT -6) - 9 reports
#6: 4.2 quake Caspian Sea, Russia, Jan 21, 2022 7:07 pm (GMT +3) - 9 reports
#7: 5.4 quake Philippine Sea, Philippines, Jan 22, 2022 4:43 am (GMT +8) - 8 reports
#8: 5.2 quake Gulf of California, Mexico, Jan 21, 2022 2:26 pm (GMT -7) - 8 reports
#9: 4.2 quake North Pacific Ocean, Mexico, Jan 20, 2022 10:19 pm (GMT -6) - 6 reports
#10: 3.1 quake Isa Shi, Kagoshima, Japan, Jan 22, 2022 1:14 am (GMT +9) - 5 reports
#11: 3.2 quake Quepos, Provincia de Puntarenas, 70 km south of San Jose, San José, Costa Rica, Jan 21, 2022 3:35 am (GMT -6) - 5 reports
#12: 4.4 quake Doda, Kashmir, India, Jan 22, 2022 2:53 am (GMT +5:30) - 3 reports
#13: 5.2 quake Philippine Sea, Guam, Jan 21, 2022 4:58 pm (GMT +10) - 3 reports
#14: 4.5 quake Philippine Sea, Japan, Jan 22, 2022 1:21 am (GMT +9) - 3 reports
#15: 2.6 quake Landeck, 56 km west of Innsbruck, Tyrol, Austria, Jan 21, 2022 10:04 am (GMT +1) - 2 reports
#16: 2.3 quake Tasman Sea, 130 km north of Wellington, New Zealand, Jan 22, 2022 4:31 am (GMT +13) - 2 reports

Earthquake stats:

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

Previous news

Fri, 21 Jan 2022, 23:50
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