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Earthquake report world-wide for Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Thursday May 21, 2020 00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 21 May 2020
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 21 May 2020

Summary: 294 quakes M2+, 122 quakes M3+, 51 quakes M4+, 7 quakes M5+ (474 total)
Magnitude 2+: 294 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 122 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 51 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 7 earthquakes
Magnitude 6+: none
Magnitude 7+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 9+: none
Total seismic energy estimate: 4.5*10^13 J (12.4 GWh / 10661 tons of TNT / 0.7 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (20 May 2020):


#1: M 5.6 quake: Central Mediterranean Sea (Greece) on Wed, 20 May 23h43
#2: M 5.1 quake: Catamarca Province, Argentina on Wed, 20 May 10h42
#3: M 5.1 quake: Tonga Islands on Wed, 20 May 13h46
#4: M 5.1 quake: Mindanao, Philippines on Wed, 20 May 13h56
#5: M 5.1 quake: Vanuatu Islands on Wed, 20 May 20h31
#6: M 5.0 quake: 46km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (USA) on Wed, 20 May 12h36
#7: M 5.0 quake: Mindanao, Philippines on Wed, 20 May 12h45
#8: M 4.9 quake: Near Coast of Nicaragua on Wed, 20 May 03h30
#9: M 4.8 quake: Crete, Greece on Wed, 20 May 02h12
#10: M 4.8 quake: New Zealand on Wed, 20 May 14h29

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, 19 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 20 May 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Quakes detected near: Bardarbunga (3 quakes between mag 0.8-1.0), Clear Lake (23 quakes between mag 0.4-2.2), Coso (10 quakes between mag 0.7-1.6), Cupaello (1 quake mag 1.3), Etna (1 quake mag 1.4), Grímsvötn (3 quakes between mag 0.5-1.6) ... [more]
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 20 May 2020
Wednesday, May 20, 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 19 May 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Quakes detected near: Brennisteinsfjöll (5 quakes between mag 0.3-1.0), Canlaon (1 quake mag 2.2), Cerro Prieto (3 quakes between mag 2.8-3.8), Clear Lake (14 quakes between mag 0.2-1.3), Coso (5 quakes between mag 0.3-1.5), Golden Trout Creek (1 quake mag 1.1) ... [more]
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 19 May 2020
Tuesday, May 19, 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 18 May 2020 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Monday, May 18, 2020
Quakes detected near: Aurora-Bodie (1 quake mag 1.6), Bardarbunga (3 quakes between mag 0.3-1.1), Clayton Valley (1 quake mag 1.2), Clear Lake (18 quakes between mag 0.3-2.0), Coso (10 quakes between mag 0.4-2.1), Damavand (1 quake mag 2.7) ... [more]

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