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World Earthquake Report for Saturday, 8 May 2021

Sun, 9 May 2021, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  9 May 2021
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 9 May 2021

Summary: 6 quakes 5.0+, 41 quakes 4.0+, 128 quakes 3.0+, 195 quakes 2.0+ (370 total)
Global seismic activity level on 8 May 2021: MODERATE

Magnitude 5+: 6 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 41 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 128 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 195 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 3.5 x 1013 joules (9.84 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 8469 tons of TNT or 0.5 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (8 May 2021):

#1: 5.4 quake Arabian Sea, Oman, 2021-05-08 14:08:08 IST
#2: 5.1 quake South Pacific Ocean 7 May 9:13 pm (GMT -7)
#3: 5.1 quake 41 km northeast of Bayanhongor, Bayankhongor, Bayanhongor Aymag, Mongolia, 8 May 6:49 pm (GMT +8)
#4: 5.1 quake XIZANG, China, 8 May 8:09 pm (GMT +8)
#5: 5.1 quake South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, 8 May 4:17 pm (GMT -2)
#6: 5.0 quake North Pacific Ocean, Japan, May 08, 2021 13:19:07.46
#7: 4.9 quake 29 km northwest of Belyashi, Altai, Russia, 8 May 7:56 am (GMT +7)
#8: 4.8 quake Philippines Sea, 53 km east of Bislig, Philippines, 8 May 4:38 pm (GMT +8)
#9: 4.8 quake Xinjiang, 63 km southwest of Druzhba, Alakol District, Almaty Oblysy, Kazakhstan, 8 May 5:11 pm (GMT +8)
#10: 4.7 quake North Pacific Ocean, Japan, 8 May 9:07 pm (GMT +9)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 3.1 quake Rh-Bhoi District, 9.5 km northeast of Shillong, India, 2021-05-08 18:50:14 IST - 81 reports
#2: Unconfirmed quake reported: 3.5 mi southeast of Inglewood, Los Angeles County, California, USA, 8 May 2021 14:40 GMT - 26 reports
#3: 4.4 quake Esmeralda County, 35 mi west of Tonopah, Nye County, Nevada, USA, 8 May 1:13 am (GMT -7) - 5 reports
#4: 3.1 quake 7.9 km northwest of Giarre, Catania, Sicily, Italy, 8 May 2021 18:13 GMT - 3 reports
#5: 3.9 quake 48 km southeast of Patras, Achaea, West Greece, 8 May 1:18 pm (GMT +3) - 3 reports
#6: 3.1 quake 13 km northeast of Maasin, Southern Leyte, Eastern Visayas, Philippines, 08 May 2021 - 03:44 PM (PST) - 3 reports
#7: 4.7 quake South Pacific Ocean, 133 km southwest of Trujillo, La Libertad, Peru, 8 May 2:42 pm (GMT -5) - 2 reports
#8: 5.1 quake 41 km northeast of Bayanhongor, Bayankhongor, Bayanhongor Aymag, Mongolia, 8 May 6:49 pm (GMT +8) - 2 reports
#9: 3.3 quake Karbi Anglong, 15 km west of Lumding Railway Colony, Nagaon, Assam, India, 2021-05-08 10:24:20 IST - 2 reports
#10: 5.4 quake Arabian Sea, Oman, 2021-05-08 14:08:08 IST - 2 reports
#11: 3.1 quake South Pacific Ocean, 40 km east of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand, 8 May 2021 09:50 GMT - 2 reports
#12: 3.2 quake Dickinson County, 26 mi southwest of Junction City, Geary County, Kansas, USA, 8 May 2021 6:04 am (GMT -5) - 2 reports
#13: 3.2 quake Dickinson County, 25 mi southwest of Junction City, Geary County, Kansas, USA, 8 May 2021 12:04 pm (GMT -5) - 2 reports
#14: 3.9 quake Aegean Sea, 47 km south of Kos Town, Dodecanese, South Aegean, Greece, 8 May 2:41 pm (GMT +3) - 2 reports

Earthquake stats:

Number of quakes and energy released vs time
Number of quakes and energy vs time
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Number of quakes and energy vs magnitude
Magnitude of quakes and energy released vs time
Magnitude of quakes and energy vs time

Previous news

Sun, 9 May 2021, 00:22
4.6 quake 9 May 7:00 am (GMT +7)
Just 20 minutes ago, a 4.6-magnitude earthquake struck near Quảng Ngãi, Thành phố Quảng Ngãi, Quảng Ngãi Province, Vietnam. The tremor was recorded in the morning on Sunday 9 May 2021 at 7:00 am local time, at a shallow depth of 10 km below the surface. ... Read all
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