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World Earthquake Report for Monday, 23 January 2023

Tue, 24 Jan 2023, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 24 Jan 2023
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 24 Jan 2023
Summary: 5 quakes 5.0+, 29 quakes 4.0+, 100 quakes 3.0+, 220 quakes 2.0+ (354 total)
Global seismic activity level on 23 January 2023: MODERATE

Magnitude 5+: 5 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 29 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 100 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 220 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 3.3 x 1013 joules (9.1 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7832 tons of TNT or 0.5 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (23 Jan 2023)

#1: Mag 5.5 Molucca Sea, 295 km northeast of Manado, North Sulawesi, Indonesia

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2023 at 2:17 am (GMT +8) -
5.5 quake Molucca Sea, 295 km northeast of Manado, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, Jan 24, 2023 2:17 am (GMT +8)

#2: Mag 5.2 North Pacific Ocean, Japan

Monday, Jan 23, 2023 at 12:59 pm (GMT +10) -
5.2 quake North Pacific Ocean, Japan, Jan 23, 2023 12:59 pm (GMT +10)

#3: Mag 5.1 South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands

Monday, Jan 23, 2023 at 1:02 am (GMT -2) -
5.1 quake South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, Jan 23, 2023 1:02 am (GMT -2)

#4: Mag 5.1 Eastern Mediterranean, 99 km south of Birkirkara, Malta

Monday, Jan 23, 2023 at 11:37 am (GMT +1) -
5.1 quake Eastern Mediterranean, 99 km south of Birkirkara, Malta, Jan 23, 2023 11:37 am (GMT +1)

#5: Mag 5.0 Molucca Sea, 272 km northeast of Manado, North Sulawesi, Indonesia

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2023 at 2:06 am (GMT +9) -
5.0 quake Molucca Sea, 272 km northeast of Manado, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, Jan 24, 2023 2:06 am (GMT +9)

#6: Mag 4.9 South Pacific Ocean, New Caledonia

Monday, Jan 23, 2023 at 7:09 pm (GMT +11) -
4.9 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Caledonia, Jan 23, 2023 7:09 pm (GMT +11)

#7: Mag 4.8 22 km east of Silchar, Cachar, Assam, India

Monday, Jan 23, 2023 at 7:12 pm (GMT +5:30) -
4.8 quake 22 km east of Silchar, Cachar, Assam, India, Jan 23, 2023 7:12 pm (GMT +5:30)

#8: Mag 4.7 Indian Ocean, 120 km west of Bandar Lampung, Indonesia

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2023 at 5:55 am (GMT +7) -
4.7 quake Indian Ocean, 120 km west of Bandar Lampung, Indonesia, Jan 24, 2023 5:55 am (GMT +7)

#9: Mag 4.7 Molucca Sea, 249 km north of Ternate, North Maluku, Indonesia

Monday, Jan 23, 2023 at 10:01 pm (GMT +8) -
4.7 quake Molucca Sea, 249 km north of Ternate, North Maluku, Indonesia, Jan 23, 2023 10:01 pm (GMT +8)

#10: Mag 4.6 Molucca Sea, 226 km north of Ternate, North Maluku, Indonesia

Monday, Jan 23, 2023 at 11:42 am (GMT +9) -
4.6 quake Molucca Sea, 226 km north of Ternate, North Maluku, Indonesia, Jan 23, 2023 11:42 am (GMT +9)

Earthquakes reported felt

#1: Mag 5.1 Eastern Mediterranean, 99 km south of Birkirkara, Malta - 45 reports

Monday, Jan 23, 2023 at 11:37 am (GMT +1) -
5.1 quake Eastern Mediterranean, 99 km south of Birkirkara, Malta, Jan 23, 2023 11:37 am (GMT +1)

#2: Mag 4.8 22 km east of Silchar, Cachar, Assam, India - 16 reports

Monday, Jan 23, 2023 at 7:12 pm (GMT +5:30) -
4.8 quake 22 km east of Silchar, Cachar, Assam, India, Jan 23, 2023 7:12 pm (GMT +5:30)

#3: Mag 3.6 7.7 mi north of Gilroy, Santa Clara County, California, USA - 16 reports

Monday, Jan 23, 2023 at 5:58 am (GMT -8) -
3.6 quake 7.7 mi north of Gilroy, Santa Clara County, California, USA, Jan 23, 2023 5:58 am (GMT -8)

#4: Mag 4.3 19 km northeast of Sukabumi, West Java, Indonesia - 3 reports

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2023 at 2:45 am (GMT +7) -
4.3 quake 19 km northeast of Sukabumi, West Java, Indonesia, Jan 24, 2023 2:45 am (GMT +7)

#5: Mag 3.8 Indian Ocean, Indonesia - 2 reports

Monday, Jan 23, 2023 at 9:44 am (GMT +8) -
3.8 quake Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Jan 23, 2023 9:44 am (GMT +8)

Earthquake stats

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Number of quakes and energy vs magnitude
Magnitude of quakes and energy released over time
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Previous news

Mon, 23 Jan 2023, 23:50

Volcano earthquake report for Monday, 23 Jan 2023

World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 50 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 23 Jan 2023 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Apaneca Range (4 quakes between mag 1.4-2.6), Arayat (1 quake mag 3.0), Arenal (1 quake mag 2.3), Askja (2 quakes between mag 0.5-1.4), Auckland Field (1 quake mag 3.0), Cerro Singüil (4 quakes between mag 1.5-2.2) ... Read all
Mon, 23 Jan 2023, 22:04

Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake 45 miles southwest of Kaktovik, Alaska, United States

4.2 quake 23 Jan 12:44 pm (GMT -9)
A shallow magnitude 4.2 earthquake was reported around noon near Kaktovik, North Slope, Alaska, USA. ... Read all
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