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World Earthquake Report for Tuesday, 11 May 2021

Wed, 12 May 2021, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 12 May 2021
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 12 May 2021

Summary: 7 quakes 5.0+, 21 quakes 4.0+, 100 quakes 3.0+, 198 quakes 2.0+ (326 total)
Global seismic activity level on 11 May 2021: MODERATE

Magnitude 5+: 7 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 21 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 100 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 198 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 4.7 x 1013 joules (13.2 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 11348 tons of TNT or 0.7 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (11 May 2021):

#1: 5.6 quake South Pacific Ocean, Fiji, 11 May 9:21 pm (GMT +12)
#2: 5.4 quake 88 km east of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea, 12 May 1:27 am (GMT +10)
#3: 5.2 quake QINGHAI, CHINA, 12 May 5:17 am (GMT +8)
#4: 5.1 quake Solomon Sea, 189 km southeast of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea, 11 May 5:33 pm (GMT +11)
#5: 5.0 quake La Loma, 62 km southwest of Apatzingan, Michoacan, Mexico, 2021-05-10 23:37:11 (Hora de México)
#6: 5.0 quake Caribbean Sea, 92 km east of Tocoa, Departamento de Colon, Honduras, 2021-05-10 23:03:37
#7: 5.0 quake Bismarck Sea, 146 km northeast of Madang, Papua New Guinea, 12 May 1:28 am (GMT +10)
#8: 4.9 quake North Pacific Ocean, Russia, 11 May 1:27 pm (GMT +10)
#9: 4.9 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, 12 May 4:58 am (GMT +12)
#10: 4.9 quake Indian Ocean, 142 km southwest of Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia, 12 May 3:44 am (GMT +7)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 4.8 quake Kastoria, Greece, 24 km southeast of Korce, Albania, 12 May 12:31 am (GMT +3) - 158 reports
#2: 5.0 quake La Loma, 62 km southwest of Apatzingan, Michoacan, Mexico, 2021-05-10 23:37:11 (Hora de México) - 34 reports
#3: 3.7 quake Alboran Sea, 35 km northeast of Al Hoceima, Morocco, 11 May 4:52 pm (GMT +0) - 28 reports
#4: 3.1 quake Udalguri, 12 km west of Dhekiajuli, Sonitpur, Assam, India, 2021-05-12 00:27:38 IST - 24 reports
#5: 3.7 quake 1.6 km south of Takatsuki, Ōsaka, Japan, May 11, 2021 15:08:44.02 - 18 reports
#6: 2.7 quake Philippines Sea, 260 km east of Manila, Philippines, 12 May 2021 - 07:21 AM (PST) - 13 reports
#7: 4.3 quake 20 km northwest of Portoviejo, Provincia de Manabi, Ecuador, 11 May 2021 12:12 am (GMT -5) - 6 reports
#8: 3.5 quake Western Mediterranean, 7.6 km northeast of Boumerdas, Boumerdes, Algeria, 11 May 2021 16:28 GMT - 4 reports
#9: 3.3 quake Alboran Sea, 50 km northeast of Al Hoceima, Morocco, 11 May 2021 11:35 GMT - 3 reports
#10: 3.5 quake Aegean Sea, 4.9 km northeast of Karlovasi, Samos, North Aegean, Greece, 11 May 2021 07:10 GMT - 3 reports
#11: 3.9 quake South Pacific Ocean, 85 km north of Manta, Provincia de Manabi, Ecuador, 10 May 8:31 pm (GMT -5) - 2 reports
#12: 3.0 quake 33 km east of Westport, Buller District, West Coast, New Zealand, 11 May 2021 18:22 GMT - 2 reports
#13: 2.8 quake 15 km northeast of San Francisco de Macoris, Dominican Republic, 11 May 2021 18:54 GMT - 2 reports
#14: 3.1 quake Turrialba, Provincia de Cartago, 31 km east of San Jose, San José, Costa Rica, 2021-05-11 02:15:39 - 2 reports
#15: 5.0 quake Bismarck Sea, 146 km northeast of Madang, Papua New Guinea, 12 May 1:28 am (GMT +10) - 2 reports
#16: 3.1 quake 8 km northwest of Nagahama, Shiga, Japan, May 11, 2021 15:08:57.23 - 2 reports
#17: 5.0 quake Caribbean Sea, 92 km east of Tocoa, Departamento de Colon, Honduras, 2021-05-10 23:03:37 - 2 reports
#18: 4.0 quake North Pacific Ocean, 158 km southwest of San Salvador, El Salvador, 2021-05-10 20:13:44 - 2 reports
#19: 2.7 quake Ulcinj, 16 km southeast of Bar, Montenegro, 11 May 2021 15:19 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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