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World Earthquake Report for Sunday, 23 May 2021

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

Summary: 10 quakes 5.0+, 43 quakes 4.0+, 140 quakes 3.0+, 212 quakes 2.0+ (405 total)
Global seismic activity level on 23 May 2021: MODERATE

Magnitude 5+: 10 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 43 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 140 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 212 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 6.2 x 1013 joules (17.2 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 14778 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (23 May 2021):

#1: 5.6 quake Philippines Sea, Indonesia, 265 km southeast of Mati, Philippines, 23 May 10:02 am (GMT +8)
#2: 5.3 quake South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, 23 May 6:58 am (GMT -2)
#3: 5.2 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, 23 May 2:40 pm (GMT +12)
#4: 5.2 quake Indian Ocean, 99 km southwest of Serang, Banten, Indonesia, 23 May 2021 10:50 am (GMT +7)
#5: 5.2 quake 131 km northeast of Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan, 23 May 12:02 pm (GMT +5)
#6: 5.2 quake China: 724km NNE of Changlang, Arunachal Pradesh, India, 2021-05-23 14:05:37 IST
#7: 5.1 quake South China Sea, 86 km west of Olongapo City, Philippines, 23 May 12:41 pm (GMT +8)
#8: 5.1 quake China: 774km NNE of Changlang, Arunachal Pradesh, India, 2021-05-23 12:54:37 IST
#9: 5.0 quake 58 km northeast of Kŭlob, Viloyati Khatlon, Tajikistan, 23 May 7:29 pm (GMT +5)
#10: 5.0 quake South China Sea, 198 km west of Manila, Philippines, 24 May 2021 12:41 am (GMT +8)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 4.3 quake 44 km north of Joshīmath, Chamoli, Uttarakhand, India, 24 May 2021 12:31 am (GMT +5:30) - 328 reports

#2: Unconfirmed quake reported: Uttarakhand, 49 km north of Pāonta Sāhib, Sirmaur, Himachal Pradesh, India, 24 May 12:31 am (GMT +5:30) - 150 reports
#3: 4.2 quake 30 mi south of Hilo, Hawaii County, USA, 23 May 2021 11:40 am (GMT -10) - 39 reports
#4: 5.1 quake South China Sea, 86 km west of Olongapo City, Philippines, 23 May 12:41 pm (GMT +8) - 28 reports
#5: 3.9 quake Alboran Sea, 30 km northeast of Al Hoceima, Morocco, 23 May 7:42 am (GMT +1) - 28 reports
#6: 4.5 quake Toride-shi, 3.4 km south of Ushiku, Ibaraki, Japan, 24 May 2021 4:09 am (GMT +9) - 24 reports
#7: 4.6 quake 37 km southeast of Valparaiso, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, 23 May 5:58 pm (GMT -4) - 24 reports
#8: 3.1 quake 3.5 mi north of Portola, Plumas County, California, USA, 23 May 2021 2:18 am (GMT -7) - 24 reports
#9: 3.8 quake Alboran Sea, 26 km northeast of Al Hoceima, Morocco, 23 May 2021 06:18 GMT - 20 reports
#10: 3.4 quake 4.8 km east of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand, 23 May 2021 23:49 GMT - 15 reports
#11: Unconfirmed quake reported: Rubavu District, 3.2 km northwest of Gisenyi, Western Province, Rwanda, 23 May 2021 11:38 GMT - 15 reports
#12: 4.9 quake North Pacific Ocean, 78 km southwest of Managua, Nicaragua, 23 May 4:37 pm (GMT -6) - 13 reports
#13: Unconfirmed quake reported: Muhanga District, Southern Province, 34 km west of Kigali, Rwanda, 23 May 2021 13:05 GMT - 13 reports
#14: 5.2 quake Indian Ocean, 99 km southwest of Serang, Banten, Indonesia, 23 May 2021 10:50 am (GMT +7) - 9 reports
#15: 4.9 quake Indian Ocean, 48 km southwest of Labuan, Kabupaten Pandeglang, Banten, Indonesia, 23 May 10:48 am (GMT +7) - 9 reports
#16: 3.6 quake 30 mi south of Hilo, Hawaii County, USA, 23 May 2021 8:36 am (GMT -10) - 8 reports
#17: Unconfirmed quake reported: Kamonyi District, Southern Province, 17 km west of Kigali, Rwanda, 23 May 12:52 pm (GMT +2) - 8 reports
#18: 3.1 quake Alboran Sea, 32 km northeast of Al Hoceima, Morocco, 23 May 2021 06:22 GMT - 7 reports
#19: 2.8 quake 3.3 mi north of Portola, Plumas County, California, USA, 23 May 2021 17:20 GMT - 6 reports
#20: 4.5 quake 0.5 km east of Gisenyi, Western Province, Rwanda, 23 May 10:38 pm (GMT +2) - 5 reports
#21: 4.2 quake Rubavu District, 16 km northeast of Gisenyi, Western Province, Rwanda, 24 May 12:52 am (GMT +2) - 4 reports
#22: 4.7 quake North Pacific Ocean, 70 km southeast of San Jose, Guatemala, 2021-05-23 01:28:59 - 4 reports
#23: 5.6 quake Philippines Sea, Indonesia, 265 km southeast of Mati, Philippines, 23 May 10:02 am (GMT +8) - 4 reports
#24: 5.2 quake China: 724km NNE of Changlang, Arunachal Pradesh, India, 2021-05-23 14:05:37 IST - 2 reports
#25: 3.0 quake 30 km southeast of Granada, Nicaragua, 2021-05-23 14:29:49 - 2 reports
#26: 4.3 quake Hkamti District, Myanmar (Burma), 97 km east of Thoubāl, India, 23 May 2021 7:56 am (GMT +6:30) - 2 reports

Earthquake stats:

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