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Earthquake report world-wide for Wednesday, 6 May 2020

Thursday May 07, 2020 00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  7 May 2020
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 7 May 2020

Summary: 197 quakes M2+, 129 quakes M3+, 31 quakes M4+, 5 quakes M5+, 1 quake M6+ (363 total)
Magnitude 2+: 197 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 129 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 31 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 5 earthquakes
Magnitude 6+: 1 earthquake
Magnitude 7+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 9+: none
Total seismic energy estimate: 1*10^15 J (285 GWh / 2.5*10^5 tons of TNT / 15.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (6 May 2020):


#1: M 6.8 quake: Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Wed, 6 May 13h53
#2: M 5.2 quake: 84 Km al norte de Bluefields, Nicaragua on Wed, 6 May 14h12
#3: M 5.1 quake: Mindanao, Philippines on Wed, 6 May 05h21
#4: M 5.1 quake: 16 km of Firoozabad, Lorestan (Iran) on Wed, 6 May 08h07
#5: M 5.1 quake: Southern Xinjiang, China on Wed, 6 May 10h51
#6: M 5.0 quake: Philippine Islands Region (Philippines) on Wed, 6 May 02h53
#7: M 4.9 quake: 170km N of Stony Rapids, Canada on Wed, 6 May 15h55
#8: M 4.8 quake: Near Coast of Central Chile on Wed, 6 May 06h36
#9: M 4.8 quake: Western Iran on Wed, 6 May 08h07
#10: M 4.8 quake: Halmahera, Indonesia on Wed, 6 May 19h30

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 martes, 5 may 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  6 May 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Wednesday, May 06, 2020
Quakes detected near: Askja (4 quakes between mag 0.4-1.0), Clear Lake (19 quakes between mag 0.1-1.5), Coso (11 quakes between mag 0.5-1.8), El Hierro (1 quake mag 2.5), Etna (1 quake mag 1.3), Etrusk (1 quake mag 2.3) ... [more]
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  6 May 2020
Wednesday, May 06, 2020
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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  5 May 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Tuesday, May 05, 2020
Quakes detected near: Aurora-Bodie (1 quake mag 1.5), Biliran (1 quake mag 2.7), Clear Lake (20 quakes between mag 0.3-1.2), Coso (11 quakes between mag 0.4-1.8), Fagradalsfjall (5 quakes between mag 0.1-1.2), Grensdalur (2 quakes between mag 0.8-1.2) ... [more]
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  5 May 2020
Tuesday, May 05, 2020
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