World Earthquake Report for Tuesday, 4 May 2021

Wed, 5 May 2021, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  5 May 2021
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 5 May 2021

Summary: 7 quakes 5.0+, 32 quakes 4.0+, 105 quakes 3.0+, 197 quakes 2.0+ (341 total)
Global seismic activity level on 4 May 2021: MODERATE

Magnitude 5+: 7 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 32 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 105 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 197 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 6.4 x 1013 joules (17.9 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15368 tons of TNT or 1 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (4 May 2021):

#1: 5.7 quake South Pacific Ocean, 157 km east of Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu, 5 May 8:51 am (GMT +13)
#2: 5.4 quake 299 km south of Korla, Xinjiang, China, 2021-05-04 12:36:25 IST
#3: 5.4 quake North Pacific Ocean, 73 km east of Iwaki, Fukushima, Japan, 5 May 2021 3:10 am (GMT +9)
#4: 5.2 quake XIZANG, China, 4 May 5:02 pm (GMT +8)
#5: 5.2 quake Maluku Sea, 91 km north of Ternate, North Maluku, Indonesia, 5 May 7:59 am (GMT +9)
#6: 5.1 quake 43 km east of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, China, 4 May 2021 3:05 pm (GMT +8)
#7: 5.0 quake Coral Sea, 50 km west of Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu, 5 May 12:33 am (GMT +11)
#8: 4.9 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, 5 May 12:34 am (GMT +12)
#9: 4.9 quake Bering Sea, USA, 4 May 7:47 am (GMT -9)
#10: 4.8 quake Tibet, 78 km north of Kathmandu, Province 3, Nepal, 4 May 2021 1:58 pm (GMT +8)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 3.7 quake 9 km northeast of The Valley, Anguilla, 4 May 3:19 am (GMT -4) - 42 reports

#2: 3.3 quake Caribbean Sea, 4.7 km northwest of The Valley, Anguilla, 4 May 2021 05:54 GMT - 18 reports
#3: 2.4 quake Cabonne, 14 km west of Orange, New South Wales, Australia, 4 May 2021 00:26 GMT - 17 reports
#4: 2.6 quake 7km WSW of Hermosa Beach, CA, USA, 4 May 2021 19:23 GMT - 11 reports
#5: 3.0 quake North Pacific Ocean, 5.1 mi northwest of Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA, 4 May 2021 12:37 am (GMT -7) - 8 reports
#6: 5.4 quake North Pacific Ocean, 73 km east of Iwaki, Fukushima, Japan, 5 May 2021 3:10 am (GMT +9) - 6 reports
#7: 5.2 quake Maluku Sea, 91 km north of Ternate, North Maluku, Indonesia, 5 May 7:59 am (GMT +9) - 3 reports
#8: 2.5 quake 16 km west of Alzira, Valencia, Spain, 4 May 2021 04:08 GMT - 2 reports
#9: 3.2 quake Falam, Chin State, 52 km west of Mawlaik, Sagaing Region, Myanmar (Burma), 2021-05-05 02:19:48 IST - 2 reports
#10: 2.3 quake 5.4 km northwest of Almeria, Andalusia, Spain, 4 May 2021 02:38 GMT - 2 reports
#11: 3.4 quake 7 km east of Catbalogan, Province of Samar, Eastern Visayas, Philippines, 04 May 2021 - 10:08 PM (PST) - 2 reports
#12: 3.3 quake Alboran Sea, 33 km northeast of Al Hoceima, Morocco, 4 May 2021 03:42 GMT - 2 reports
#13: 2.6 quake 39 Km SE of Mina, Nevada, USA, 4 May 2021 17:36 GMT - 2 reports

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

Previous news

Tue, 4 May 2021, 23:50
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  4 May 2021 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Brennisteinsfjöll (13 quakes between mag 0.1-1.1), Clear Lake (18 quakes between mag 0.4-2.1), Crater Lake (1 quake mag 1.0), El Hierro (1 quake mag 2.1), Fagradalsfjall (12 quakes between mag 0.1-1.3), Griggs (1 quake mag 3.0) ... Read all
Tue, 4 May 2021, 23:13
5.6 quake 5 May 7:59 am (GMT +9)
Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency reported a magnitude 5.6 quake in Indonesia near Ternate, North Maluku, only 13 minutes ago. The earthquake hit in the morning on Wednesday 5 May 2021 at 7:59 am local time at an intermediate depth of 128 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report. ... Read all
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