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World Earthquake Report for Thursday, 6 May 2021

Fri, 7 May 2021, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  7 May 2021
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 7 May 2021

Summary: 4 quakes 5.0+, 48 quakes 4.0+, 137 quakes 3.0+, 209 quakes 2.0+ (398 total)
Global seismic activity level on 6 May 2021: MODERATE

Magnitude 5+: 4 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 48 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 137 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 209 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 2.4 x 1013 joules (6.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5851 tons of TNT or 0.4 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (6 May 2021):

#1: 5.1 quake Province of Davao del Sur, 37 km northeast of Koronadal City, Philippines, 6 May 2021 2:24 pm (GMT +8)
#2: 5.1 quake Coral Sea, 33 km south of Malakula Island, Malampa Province, Vanuatu, 6 May 11:20 pm (GMT +11)
#3: 5.0 quake Province of Sultan Kudarat, 31 km northeast of Koronadal City, Philippines, 6 May 2:21 pm (GMT +8)
#4: 5.0 quake 90 km northeast of Kiunga, North Fly, Western Province, Papua New Guinea, 7 May 9:08 am (GMT +10)
#5: 4.9 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, 7 May 12:40 am (GMT +12)
#6: 4.9 quake Solomon Sea, 106 km east of New Britain Island, Papua New Guinea, 7 May 8:21 am (GMT +10)
#7: 4.8 quake Philippines Sea, 84 km south of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, Philippines, 6 May 9:16 pm (GMT +8)
#8: 4.7 quake Banda Sea, 284 km east of Delhi, Aveiro, Dili, Timor-Leste, 6 May 9:11 pm (GMT +9)
#9: 4.7 quake South Pacific Ocean, 83 km southeast of Manokwari, West Papua, Indonesia, 7 May 2:42 am (GMT +9)
#10: 4.6 quake South Pacific Ocean, Tonga, 6 May 5:27 pm (GMT +12)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: Unconfirmed quake reported: 20 km southeast of Hervey Bay, Fraser Coast, Queensland, Australia, 6 May 11:35 am (GMT +10) - 489 reports
#2: Unconfirmed quake reported: 18 km south of Hervey Bay, Fraser Coast, Queensland, Australia, 6 May 2021 04:00 GMT - 115 reports
#3: 3.6 quake Sonitpur, 12 km northwest of Dhing, Nagaon, Assam, India, 2021-05-06 10:30:16 IST - 50 reports
#4: 2.2 quake 6km NW of Mira Loma, CA, USA, 6 May 2021 05:47 GMT - 48 reports
#5: 2.9 quake 13 km north of Banja Luka, Srpska, Bosnia & Herzegovina, 6 May 2021 19:59 GMT - 47 reports
#6: 5.1 quake Province of Davao del Sur, 37 km northeast of Koronadal City, Philippines, 6 May 2021 2:24 pm (GMT +8) - 32 reports
#7: 5.0 quake Province of Sultan Kudarat, 31 km northeast of Koronadal City, Philippines, 6 May 2:21 pm (GMT +8) - 24 reports
#8: 3.8 quake Jewell County, 21 mi northwest of Concordia, Cloud County, Kansas, USA, 6 May 6:35 am (GMT -5) - 13 reports
#9: 4.4 quake Leonardo Bravo, 37 km west of Chilpancingo, Guerrero, Mexico, 6 May 8:31 am (GMT -5) - 7 reports
#10: 4.3 quake 12 km south of Kumamoto, Japan, 6 May 2021 9:16 am (GMT +9) - 7 reports
#11: 2.1 quake Alboran Sea, 21 km northeast of Martil, Tetouan, Morocco, 6 May 2021 00:59 GMT - 7 reports
#12: 3.4 quake 33 km northwest of El Attaf, Aïn Defla, Algeria, 6 May 2021 06:24 GMT - 5 reports
#13: 3.1 quake Jewell County, 22 mi northwest of Concordia, Cloud County, Kansas, USA, 6 May 2021 1:20 pm (GMT -5) - 5 reports
#14: 2.9 quake West Kameng, Arunachal Pradesh, 28 km northwest of Rangapara, India, 2021-05-07 00:19:36 IST - 4 reports
#15: 4.0 quake North Pacific Ocean, 26 km west of Acapulco de Juarez, Guerrero, Mexico, 6 May 9:05 am (GMT -5) - 3 reports
#16: 4.5 quake Philippines Sea, 152 km northeast of Sorsogon, Bicol, Philippines, 6 May 12:29 pm (GMT +8) - 2 reports
#17: 4.2 quake Inland Sea, 35 km southeast of Tokushima, Japan, 6 May 2021 1:32 pm (GMT +9) - 2 reports
#18: 3.4 quake Caribbean Sea, 37 km south of Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, 6 May 2021 13:02 GMT - 2 reports
#19: 3.5 quake Provincia de General Sanchez Cerro, Departamento de Moquegua, 49 km southeast of Arequipa, Peru, 6 May 2021 06:45 GMT - 2 reports
#20: 2.9 quake 268 km northeast of Adelaide, South Australia, 6 May 2021 17:33 GMT - 2 reports
#21: 4.6 quake Philippines Sea, 172 km northeast of Sorsogon, Bicol, Philippines, 06 May 2021 - 12:29 PM (PST) - 2 reports
#22: 3.8 quake Caribbean Sea, 32 km southeast of Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, 6 May 9:08 am (GMT -4) - 2 reports
#23: 4.1 quake Indian Ocean, Indonesia, 7 May 2:01 am (GMT +8) - 2 reports
#24: 3.5 quake 26 km north of Itanagar, Papum Pare, Arunachal Pradesh, India, 2021-05-07 00:19:27 IST - 2 reports

Earthquake stats:

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Number of quakes and energy vs magnitude
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