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World Earthquake Report for Monday, 17 May 2021

Tue, 18 May 2021, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 18 May 2021
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 18 May 2021

Summary: 7 quakes 5.0+, 38 quakes 4.0+, 118 quakes 3.0+, 224 quakes 2.0+ (387 total)
Global seismic activity level on 17 May 2021: MODERATE

Magnitude 5+: 7 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 38 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 118 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 224 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 5.1 x 1013 joules (14.3 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 12306 tons of TNT or 0.8 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (17 May 2021):

#1: 5.5 quake 54 km southwest of Bojnourd, North Khorasan, Iran, 17 May 5:24 am (GMT +4:30)
#2: 5.4 quake Bering Sea, USA, 17 May 11:25 am (GMT -9)
#3: 5.3 quake Indian Ocean, 164 km southwest of Nias Island, North Sumatra, Indonesia, 17 May 6:21 pm (GMT +6)
#4: 5.2 quake Indian Ocean 17 May 9:09 am (GMT +8)
#5: 5.2 quake North Pacific Ocean 2021-05-16 20:22:09
#6: 5.1 quake South Pacific Ocean, 222 km southwest of Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu, 17 May 1:31 pm (GMT +13)
#7: 5.1 quake 75 km southeast of Kyzyl, Republic of Tyva, Russia, 17 May 7:51 am (GMT +7)
#8: 4.9 quake South Pacific Ocean, Antarctica, 17 May 11:50 am (GMT +11)
#9: 4.9 quake Tamarugal, 180 km southeast of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile, 17 May 1:43 am (GMT -4)
#10: 4.8 quake East China Sea, 69 km west of Ishigaki, Okinawa, Japan, 17 May 8:01 pm (GMT +9)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 3.9 quake 10.2 km northwest of Repentigny, Lanaudière, Quebec, Canada, 17 May 7:03 am (GMT -4) - 2779 reports
#2: Unconfirmed quake reported: 6.3 km west of Terrebonne, Lanaudière, Quebec, Canada, 17 May 7:35 am (GMT -4) - 149 reports
#3: 3.4 quake Placer County, California, 14 mi west of Carson City, Nevada, USA, 17 May 2021 12:24 pm (GMT -7) - 45 reports
#4: Unconfirmed quake reported: Lake Macquarie Shire, 19 km west of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, 17 May 2021 08:44 GMT - 25 reports
#5: 5.5 quake 54 km southwest of Bojnourd, North Khorasan, Iran, 17 May 5:24 am (GMT +4:30) - 12 reports
#6: 2.8 quake Placer County, California, 15 mi west of Carson City, Nevada, USA, 17 May 2021 19:49 GMT - 7 reports
#7: Unconfirmed quake reported: Los Angeles County, 5.1 mi west of Chino Hills, San Bernardino County, California, USA, 17 May 2021 06:14 GMT - 7 reports
#8: 3.2 quake 13 mi east of Logan, Cache County, Utah, USA, 16 May 2021 7:22 pm (GMT -6) - 7 reports
#9: 5.3 quake Indian Ocean, 164 km southwest of Nias Island, North Sumatra, Indonesia, 17 May 6:21 pm (GMT +6) - 3 reports
#10: 2.0 quake 2.2 km southwest of Isparta, Turkey, 17 May 2021 02:48 GMT - 2 reports
#11: 2.1 quake 4 Km ESE of Perry, Oklahoma, 17 May 2021 09:54 GMT - 2 reports
#12: 3.0 quake Eastern Mediterranean, 66 km southwest of Heraklion, Crete, Greece, 17 May 2021 19:02 GMT - 2 reports
#13: 4.3 quake Departamento de Retalhuleu, 10.7 km southwest of Mazatenango, Guatemala, 2021-05-17 09:08:57 - 2 reports
#14: 3.8 quake Zanjan, 44 km west of Fūman, Fuman, Ostān-e Gīlān, Iran, 17 May 2021 01:34 GMT - 2 reports
#15: 3.2 quake Mineralni Bani, 15 km west of Haskovo, Bulgaria, 17 May 2021 01:17 GMT - 2 reports
#16: 3.1 quake North Pacific Ocean, 25 mi southwest of Fortuna, Humboldt County, California, USA, 17 May 2021 12:09 am (GMT -7) - 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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Mon, 17 May 2021, 23:50
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 17 May 2021 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Askja (2 quakes between mag 0.8-2.2), Bardarbunga (1 quake mag 1.8), Clear Lake (33 quakes between mag 0.2-1.5), Coso (2 quakes between mag 0.6-1.2), Granada (1 quake mag 2.5), Hrómundartindur (1 quake mag 1.9) ... Read all
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