Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on VolcanoAdventures.com!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - app for iPhone & iPad

Guaranteed tours:
3-19 Sep 2020: Volcanoes of Java - Java (Indonesia)
19-26 Sep 2020: Pearl of the Aegean - Santorini - Santorini Island (Greece)
10-18 Oct 2020: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
14-27 Nov 2020: Desert, salt and volcanoes - Danakil desert (Ethiopia)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
Interactive map of latest earthquakes and active volcanoes in the world

Support us?


Maintaining the volcano and earthquake news sections on this website, the free Volcano Webcams tool and interactive map widget is a free-time, both time- and server cost intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support us, and help keep it alive and improve it, please consider making a small donation (PayPal).

Online cc payment
Thank you!
Random pictures
See also: Monthly reports

Earthquake reports and news:

Earthquake report world-wide for Tuesday, 26 May 2020

Wednesday May 27, 2020 00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 27 May 2020
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 27 May 2020

Summary: 264 quakes M2+, 129 quakes M3+, 29 quakes M4+, 6 quakes M5+ (428 total)
Magnitude 2+: 264 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 129 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 29 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 6 earthquakes
Magnitude 6+: none
Magnitude 7+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 9+: none
Total seismic energy estimate: 3.5*10^13 J (9.83 GWh / 8462 tons of TNT / 0.5 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (26 May 2020):


#1: M 5.3 quake: Kuril Islands (Russia) on Tue, 26 May 05h18
#2: M 5.3 quake: Vanuatu Islands on Tue, 26 May 22h52
#3: M 5.2 quake: New Zealand on Tue, 26 May 00h34
#4: M 5.1 quake: Kuril Islands (Russia) on Tue, 26 May 06h24
#5: M 5.0 quake: Mariana Islands Region (Northern Mariana Islands) on Tue, 26 May 05h25
#6: M 5.0 quake: Mindanao, Philippines on Tue, 26 May 18h10
#7: M 4.9 quake: Off East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Tue, 26 May 05h57
#8: M 4.9 quake: Kuril Islands (Russia) on Tue, 26 May 07h32
#9: M 4.9 quake: Vanuatu Islands on Tue, 26 May 23h12
#10: M 4.7 quake: 121km W of Ile Hunter, New Caledonia on Tue, 26 May 03h46

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 lunes, 25 may 2020

Complete earthquake list (latest and archive)

Previous news
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Quakes detected near: Apastepeque (1 quake mag 1.8), Askja (22 quakes between mag 0.1-2.0), Brennisteinsfjöll (3 quakes between mag 0.7-2.0), Cerro Singüil (1 quake mag 2.0), Clear Lake (16 quakes between mag 0.3-1.2), Herdubreid (6 quakes between mag 0.1-1.2) ... read all
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Summary: 290 quakes M2+, 112 quakes M3+, 22 quakes M4+, 3 quakes M5+ (427 total) ... read all
Monday, May 25, 2020
Quakes detected near: Aegina (1 quake mag 2.1), Askja (16 quakes between mag 0.1-1.1), Buzzard Creek (1 quake mag 1.1), Cerros Purupuruni (1 quake mag 3.5), Clear Lake (27 quakes between mag 0.3-2.0), Coso (19 quakes between mag 0.3-1.9) ... read all
Monday, May 25, 2020
Summary: 278 quakes M2+, 99 quakes M3+, 41 quakes M4+, 11 quakes M5+ (429 total) ... read all
Sunday, May 24, 2020
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (2 quakes between mag 1.6-2.0), Alicudi (1 quake mag 1.4), Askja (26 quakes between mag 0.1-2.1), Bardarbunga (2 quakes between mag 1.2-1.9), Brennisteinsfjöll (5 quakes between mag 0.3-1.2), Cerro Singüil (1 quake mag 1.8) ... read all

More on VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.