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World Earthquake Report for Wednesday, 5 May 2021

Thu, 6 May 2021, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  6 May 2021
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 6 May 2021

Summary: 6 quakes 5.0+, 31 quakes 4.0+, 126 quakes 3.0+, 233 quakes 2.0+ (396 total)
Global seismic activity level on 5 May 2021: MODERATE

Magnitude 5+: 6 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 31 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 126 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 233 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 6.7 x 1013 joules (18.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 16041 tons of TNT or 1 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (5 May 2021):

#1: 5.8 quake Indian Ocean, 132 km southwest of Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia, 5 May 8:24 am (GMT +7)
#2: 5.4 quake South Pacific Ocean 6 May 5:20 am (GMT +10)
#3: 5.3 quake Indian Ocean 6 May 1:23 am (GMT +4)
#4: 5.2 quake South Pacific Ocean, 197 km east of Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu, 5 May 2:17 pm (GMT +13)
#5: 5.2 quake Coral Sea, 98 km northeast of Luganville, Sanma Province, Vanuatu, 6 May 2:35 am (GMT +11)
#6: 5.0 quake South Pacific Ocean, 205 km east of Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu, 5 May 6:16 pm (GMT +13)
#7: 4.9 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Caledonia, 5 May 7:59 pm (GMT +11)
#8: 4.9 quake Teluk Tomini, 91 km southwest of Gorontalo, Indonesia, 5 May 6:02 pm (GMT +8)
#9: 4.9 quake Teluk Tomini, 72 km south of Gorontalo, Indonesia, 6 May 2:13 am (GMT +8)
#10: 4.7 quake South Pacific Ocean, Australia, 5 May 1:58 pm (GMT +10)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 3.2 quake 14 km west of Jindabyne, Snowy Monaro Regional, New South Wales, Australia, 5 May 2021 00:15 GMT - 168 reports
#2: 3.5 quake 9.1 km west of Dhekiajuli, Sonitpur, Assam, India, 2021-05-05 19:22:12 IST - 71 reports
#3: 3.0 quake Powiat raciborski, 12 km west of Rybnik, Silesia, Poland, 5 May 2021 9:44 am (GMT +2) - 8 reports
#4: 5.8 quake Indian Ocean, 132 km southwest of Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia, 5 May 8:24 am (GMT +7) - 8 reports
#5: 2.8 quake 17 km west of Alzira, Valencia, Spain, 5 May 2021 01:47 GMT - 4 reports
#6: 2.4 quake 2.9 km west of Franz Josef, Westland District, West Coast, New Zealand, 5 May 2021 10:13 GMT - 3 reports
#7: 4.1 quake Aegean Sea, 56 km west of Rhodes, Dodecanese, South Aegean, Greece, 6 May 2:40 am (GMT +3) - 2 reports
#8: 3.3 quake 12 km north of Lubin, Lower Silesia, Poland, 5 May 2021 7:34 pm (GMT +2) - 2 reports
#9: 4.2 quake 63 km south of Hokitika, Westland District, West Coast, New Zealand, 5 May 11:55 pm (GMT +12) - 2 reports
#10: 2.8 quake 16 mi north of Ukiah, Mendocino County, California, USA, 5 May 2021 13:06 GMT - 2 reports
#11: 3.2 quake 15 km north of Bomdila, West Kameng, Arunachal Pradesh, India, 2021-05-05 05:48:50 IST - 2 reports
#12: 4.2 quake 15 km northwest of Playas, Provincia del Guayas, Ecuador, 5 May 2021 2:02 am (GMT -5) - 2 reports
#13: 3.3 quake South Pacific Ocean, 9.4 km northeast of Ancud, Provincia de Chiloé, Los Lagos Region, Chile, 5 May 2021 06:41 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

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