aEarthquake News and Global Seismic Reports

World Earthquake Report for Tuesday, 22 December 2020

Summary: 6 quakes 5.0+, 32 quakes 4.0+, 82 quakes 3.0+, 172 quakes 2.0+ (292 total)

Today’s global seismic activity level: MODERATE

This report is being updated every hour.
Magnitude 5+: 6 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 32 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 82 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 172 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher

Total seismic energy estimate: 4.9 x 1013 joules (13.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 11597 tons of TNT or 0.7 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (past 24 hours):

#1: 5.7 quake South Pacific Ocean, 199 km east of Nggilanggila Island, Fiji, 22 Dec 6:08 am (GMT +13) — 15 hours agohttps://www.americangeosciences.org/sites/default/files/webform/geoscience-community-story-map/Monomane-Grand-Prix-jp-tv.pdf
https://www.americangeosciences.org/sites/default/files/webform/geoscience-community-story-map/Monomane-Grand-Prix-jp-tv1.pdf
https://www.americangeosciences.org/sites/default/files/webform/geoscience-community-story-map/Monomane-Grand-Prix-jp-tv2.pdf
http://www.iisj.net/sites/default/files/webform/monomane-grand-prix-jp-tv.pdf
http://www.iisj.net/sites/default/files/webform/monomane-grand-prix-jp-tv1.pdf
http://www.iisj.net/sites/default/files/webform/monomane-grand-prix-jp-tv2.pdf
https://m.mydigoo.com/forums-topicdetail-210328.html
https://indicet.hatenablog.com/entry/2020/12/22/165308
https://note.com/sdfgsdfgaswer/n/n720ae786b2ae
https://blog.goo.ne.jp/mytvsports/e/ab27b3005b3ebcddf8392babec31ed46
https://bidenupdatenews.medium.com/on-attempting-to-write-of-ineffable-things-9d9779aa65df
#2: 5.3 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, , 22 Dec 9:07 am (GMT +13) — 12 hours ago
#3: 5.2 quake South Pacific Ocean, , 22 Dec 11:47 am (GMT +10) — 6 hours ago
#4: 5.1 quake 95 km southwest of Abepura, Papua, Indonesia, 21 Dec 8:49 pm (GMT +9) — 20 hours ago
#5: 5.1 quake Banda Sea, 76 km east of Pulau Kekeh Besar Island, Maluku, Indonesia, 21 Dec 9:33 pm (GMT +9) — 19 hours ago
#6: 5.0 quake North Greenland Sea, 425 km west of Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen, Svalbard, Svalbard & Jan Mayen, 22 Dec 2:25 am (GMT +0) — 6 hours ago
#7: 4.9 quake Philippine Sea, 23 km southwest of Polillo Island, Quezon, Calabarzon, Philippines, 22 Dec 2:14 am (GMT +8) — 14 hours ago
#8: 4.7 quake Gulf of Alaska, 23 mi south of Shumagin s Island, Aleutians East County, Alaska, USA, 21 Dec 2:57 am (GMT -9) — 20 hours ago
#9: 4.7 quake Būrkah, 21 km northeast of Nahrin, Nahrain, Baghlan, Afghanistan, 22 Dec 5:31 am (GMT +4:30) — 7 hours ago
#10: 4.7 quake Banda Sea, 36 km south of Pulau Terbang Utara Island, Maluku, Indonesia, 22 Dec 10:38 am (GMT +9) — 6 hours ago

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 4.9 quake Philippine Sea, 23 km southwest of Polillo Island, Quezon, Calabarzon, Philippines, 22 Dec 2:14 am (GMT +8) — 14 hours ago — 365 reports
#2: 4.4 quake 10.8 mi southeast of Volcano Village, Hawaii County, Hawaii, USA, 20 Dec 10:36 pm (GMT -10) — 23 hours ago — 37 reports
#3: 2.1 quake Sulu Sea, 4.1 km southwest of Cayhagan, Province of Negros Occidental, Western Visayas, Philippines, 22 Dec 1:38 am (GMT +8) — 14 hours ago — 10 reports
#4: 2.2 quake 4.6 mi southwest of Volcano Village, Hawaii County, Hawaii, USA, 20 Dec 10:33 pm (GMT -10) — 23 hours ago — 9 reports
#5: 4.0 quake Colonia la Puerta, 5.7 km west of Colonia La Puerta, Mexicali Municipality, Baja California, Mexico, 21 Dec 4:30 pm (GMT -8) — 7 hours ago — 7 reports
#6: 2.3 quake Port Stephens Council, 1.6 km south of Paterson, Dungog, New South Wales, Australia, 21 December 2020 18:41 UTC — 13 hours ago — 7 reports
#7: 2.8 quake 3.8 km southwest of Mainit, Province of Surigao del Norte, Caraga, Philippines, 22 Dec 12:23 am (GMT +8) — 16 hours ago — 5 reports
#8: 2.5 quake 1.1 mi east of San Pablo, Contra Costa County, California, USA, 21 Dec 7:41 am (GMT -8) — 16 hours ago — 4 reports
#9: 3.1 quake Aegean Sea, 16 km west of Kusadasi, Aydın, Turkey, 21 Dec 6:31 pm (GMT +3) — 16 hours ago — 3 reports
#10: 2.7 quake Philippine Sea, 23 km northeast of Cortes, Province of Surigao del Sur, Caraga, Philippines, 22 Dec 1:28 am (GMT +8) — 14 hours ago — 3 reports
#11: 2.3 quake 1.5 km south of Porto Principe, Arrondissement de Port-au-Prince, Département de l’Ouest, Haiti, 21 Dec 7:09 am (GMT -5) — 20 hours ago — 2 reports
#12: 3.9 quake 7.8 km west of Polkowice, Polkowice County, Lower Silesia, Poland, 21 Dec 6:11 pm (GMT +1) — 15 hours ago — 2 reports
#13: 2.5 quake Tasman Sea, 9.7 km west of Foxton, Horowhenua District, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand, 22 Dec 6:36 am (GMT +13) — 14 hours ago — 2 reports
#14: 3.2 quake Caribbean Sea, 12 km south of Guanica, Guanica Barrio-Pueblo, Guanica, Puerto Rico, 21 Dec 6:36 pm (GMT -4) — 9 hours ago — 2 reports

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