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Earthquake report world-wide for Friday, 1 May 2020

Saturday May 02, 2020 00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  2 May 2020
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 2 May 2020

Summary: 187 quakes M2+, 103 quakes M3+, 40 quakes M4+, 3 quakes M5+ (333 total)
Magnitude 2+: 187 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 103 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 40 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 3 earthquakes
Magnitude 6+: none
Magnitude 7+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 9+: none
Total seismic energy estimate: 3.2*10^13 J (8.82 GWh / 7591 tons of TNT / 0.5 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (1 May 2020):


#1: M 5.5 quake: Near East Coast of Kamchatka (Russia) on Fri, 1 May 07h04
#2: M 5.0 quake: New Ireland Region, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea) on Fri, 1 May 04h02
#3: M 5.0 quake: New Zealand (Tonga) on Fri, 1 May 03h46
#4: M 4.9 quake: Fiji region on Fri, 1 May 04h55
#5: M 4.9 quake: 29km ESE of Taron, Papua New Guinea on Fri, 1 May 05h46
#6: M 4.9 quake: Talaud Islands, Indonesia on Fri, 1 May 13h48
#7: M 4.9 quake: Southern Iran on Fri, 1 May 20h28
#8: M 4.8 quake: Salta Province, Argentina on Fri, 1 May 01h01
#9: M 4.8 quake: Northern Territory, Australia on Fri, 1 May 19h56
#10: M 4.7 quake: New Zealand on Fri, 1 May 12h22

Earthquake stats:

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

Largest 20 quakes past 24 hours

Largest 20 quakes on jueves, 30 abr 2020

Complete earthquake list (latest and archive)

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World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  1 May 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Friday, May 01, 2020
Quakes detected near: Askja (2 quakes between mag 0.3-1.0), Augustine (1 quake mag 1.1), Aurora-Bodie (1 quake mag 1.6), Churchill (1 quake mag 1.3), Clear Lake (17 quakes between mag 0.3-1.1), Cone-Culasi (1 quake mag 1.6) ... [more]
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Friday, May 01, 2020
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Friday, May 01, 2020
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Summary: 6502 quakes M2+, 3394 quakes M3+, 1075 quakes M4+, 114 quakes M5+, 6 quakes M6+ (11091 total) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 30 Apr 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Thursday, Apr 30, 2020
Quakes detected near: Bardarbunga (3 quakes between mag 0.2-1.3), Camiguin de Babuyanes (3 quakes between mag 1.9-2.8), Clear Lake (18 quakes between mag 0.4-2.4), Coso (5 quakes between mag 0.4-2.1), Eldey (2 quakes between mag 0.2-1.2), Ilihan (3 quakes between mag 2.8-3.2) ... [more]
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