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World Earthquake Report for Friday, 7 May 2021

Sat, 8 May 2021, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  8 May 2021
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 8 May 2021

Summary: 2 quakes 6.0+, 4 quakes 5.0+, 41 quakes 4.0+, 137 quakes 3.0+, 240 quakes 2.0+ (424 total)
Global seismic activity level on 7 May 2021: MODERATE

Magnitude 6+: 2 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 4 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 41 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 137 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 240 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 7 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 1.9 x 1014 joules (53.3 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 45881 tons of TNT or 2.9 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (7 May 2021):

#1: 6.1 quake Indian Ocean 8 May 1:21 am (GMT +10)
#2: 6.0 quake South Pacific Ocean, Fiji, 7 May 11:35 am (GMT -12)
#3: 5.6 quake North Atlantic Ocean 7 May 8:45 am (GMT -3)
#4: 5.2 quake South Pacific Ocean 6 May 4:25 pm (GMT -12)
#5: 5.0 quake Philippines Sea, 92 km south of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, Philippines, 7 May 3:10 pm (GMT +8)
#6: 5.0 quake South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, 7 May 8:48 am (GMT -2)
#7: 4.9 quake Coral Sea, 48 km southeast of Luganville, Sanma Province, Vanuatu, 7 May 1:40 pm (GMT +11)
#8: 4.9 quake South Pacific Ocean, 49 km east of Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu, 7 May 7:46 pm (GMT +13)
#9: 4.9 quake Philippines Sea, Indonesia, 7 May 3:43 pm (GMT +8)
#10: 4.9 quake North Pacific Ocean, Russia, 7 May 7:08 pm (GMT +11)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 4.7 quake 11 mi northwest of Truckee, Nevada County, California, USA, 6 May 9:35 pm (GMT -7) - 1325 reports
#2: 3.2 quake Sierra County, 11 mi northwest of Truckee, Nevada County, California, USA, 6 May 2021 9:26 pm (GMT -7) - 372 reports
#3: Unconfirmed quake reported: 1.6 mi east of Noblesville, Hamilton County, Indiana, USA, 7 May 2021 22:27 GMT - 136 reports
#4: 3.7 quake South Pacific Ocean, 11 km east of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand, 7 May 2021 17:14 GMT - 30 reports
#5: 4.1 quake 43 km southwest of Sanandij, Ostān-e Kordestān, Iran, 8 May 12:18 am (GMT +4:30) - 14 reports
#6: 3.1 quake Dickinson County, 24 mi southwest of Junction City, Geary County, Kansas, USA, 7 May 2021 1:30 am (GMT -5) - 7 reports
#7: 2.2 quake 19km NW of Truckee, CA, USA, 7 May 2021 05:03 GMT - 6 reports
#8: 3.2 quake Nagaon, 20 km southeast of Tezpur, Sonitpur, Assam, India, 2021-05-07 06:13:04 IST - 5 reports
#9: 4.5 quake 5.3 km north of Piura, Peru, 7 May 4:46 pm (GMT -5) - 4 reports
#10: 2.4 quake 5.3 km southwest of Ljubljana, Slovenia, 7 May 2021 03:29 GMT - 4 reports
#11: 5.6 quake North Atlantic Ocean 7 May 8:45 am (GMT -3) - 4 reports
#12: 4.1 quake South Pacific Ocean 7 May 7:55 pm (GMT +12) - 3 reports
#13: 6.0 quake South Pacific Ocean, Fiji, 7 May 11:35 am (GMT -12) - 3 reports
#14: 6.1 quake Indian Ocean 8 May 1:21 am (GMT +10) - 3 reports
#15: 4.3 quake Bhakkar, 52 km west of Jhang Sadr, Punjab, Pakistan, 7 May 2021 4:39 pm (GMT +5) - 2 reports
#16: 4.2 quake 21 km northwest of Bālurghāt, Dakshin Dinajpur district, West Bengal, India, 7 May 2021 7:17 am (GMT +5:30) - 2 reports
#17: 4.5 quake Taitung, 34 km west of Taitung City, Taiwan, 8 May 5:24 am (GMT +8) - 2 reports
#18: 2.9 quake 5.8 km northeast of Mangaldai, Darrang, Assam, India, 2021-05-08 01:09:52 IST - 2 reports
#19: 2.3 quake 13 km east of Neos Marmaras, Chalkidiki, Central Macedonia, Greece, 7 May 2021 18:10 GMT - 2 reports
#20: 4.0 quake Hurunui District, 117 km north of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand, 7 May 11:13 pm (GMT +12) - 2 reports
#21: 2.6 quake 10km SE of Dollar Point, CA, USA, 7 May 2021 23:59 GMT - 2 reports
#22: 2.6 quake 22km ENE of San Ardo, CA, USA, 7 May 2021 07:27 GMT - 2 reports
#23: 4.5 quake Savu Sea, 196 km west of Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, 7 May 9:17 pm (GMT +8) - 2 reports
#24: 2.0 quake 6km NW of The Geysers, CA, USA, 7 May 2021 02:54 GMT - 2 reports
#25: 5.0 quake Philippines Sea, 92 km south of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, Philippines, 7 May 3:10 pm (GMT +8) - 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

Fri, 7 May 2021, 23:50

Volcano earthquake report for Friday, 7 May 2021

World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  7 May 2021 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Askja (3 quakes between mag 0.1-1.0), Bardarbunga (5 quakes between mag 0.1-1.0), Brennisteinsfjöll (4 quakes between mag 0.3-2.7), Campi Flegrei (Phlegrean Fields) (3 quakes between mag 0.2-1.0), Clear Lake (32 quakes between mag 0.4-2.0), Coso (6 quakes between mag 0.3-1.3) ... Read all
Fri, 7 May 2021, 22:01

Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake 5 km northwest of Piura, Peru

4.5 quake 5.3 km north of Piura, Peru, 7 May 4:46 pm (GMT -5)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.5 occurred only 14 minutes ago 5 km northwest of Piura, Peru, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported. ... Read all
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