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Earthquake report world-wide for Wednesday, 27 May 2020

Thursday May 28, 2020 00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 28 May 2020
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 28 May 2020

Summary: 274 quakes M2+, 106 quakes M3+, 36 quakes M4+, 9 quakes M5+, 1 quake M6+ (426 total)
Magnitude 2+: 274 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 106 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 36 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 9 earthquakes
Magnitude 6+: 1 earthquake
Magnitude 7+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 9+: none
Total seismic energy estimate: 2.9*10^14 J (81.4 GWh / 70060 tons of TNT / 4.4 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (27 May 2020):


#1: M 6.4 quake: Vanuatu Islands on Wed, 27 May 07h09
#2: M 5.3 quake: Southern East Pacific Rise on Wed, 27 May 02h33
#3: M 5.2 quake: Southwestern Ryukyu Isl., Japan on Wed, 27 May 09h19
#4: M 5.1 quake: Mindanao, Philippines (Indonesia) on Wed, 27 May 07h46
#5: M 5.1 quake: Vanuatu on Wed, 27 May 08h05
#6: M 5.1 quake: Mid Indian Ridge on Wed, 27 May 21h09
#7: M 5.0 quake: Crete, Greece on Wed, 27 May 01h09
#8: M 5.0 quake: 96km NW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu on Wed, 27 May 10h11
#9: M 5.0 quake: New Zealand on Wed, 27 May 10h26
#10: M 5.0 quake: Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea) on Wed, 27 May 23h06

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, 26 may 2020

Complete earthquake list (latest and archive)

Previous news
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Quakes detected near: Askja (2 quakes between mag 0.1-1.7), Bardarbunga (2 quakes between mag 1.6-2.6), Clear Lake (22 quakes between mag 0.3-1.8), Coso (9 quakes between mag 0.5-1.4), Eldey (3 quakes between mag 0.5-1.4), Eyafjallajökull (1 quake mag 1.3) ... read all
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Summary: 264 quakes M2+, 129 quakes M3+, 29 quakes M4+, 6 quakes M5+ (428 total) ... read all
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

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