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World Earthquake Report for Saturday, 14 May 2022

Sun, 15 May 2022, 00:24
00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 15 May 2022
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 15 May 2022

Summary: 2 quakes 5.0+, 41 quakes 4.0+, 115 quakes 3.0+, 271 quakes 2.0+ (429 total)
Global seismic activity level on 14 May 2022: LOW

Magnitude 5+: 2 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 41 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 115 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 271 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 6 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 2.1 x 1013 joules (5.93 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5103 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) learn more

10 largest earthquakes in the world (14 May 2022):

#1: 5.1 quake 123 km southwest of Jayapura, Papua, Indonesia, May 14, 2022 11:25 am (GMT +9)
#2: 5.1 quake North Pacific Ocean, 82 km east of Shikotan, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, May 15, 2022 8:28 am (GMT +10)
#3: 4.9 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, May 15, 2022 12:21 am (GMT +12)
#4: 4.9 quake 76 km southwest of Kashgar, Xinjiang, China, May 15, 2022 3:48 am (GMT +8)
#5: 4.8 quake Xinjiang, 50 km southwest of Druzhba, Alakol District, Almaty Oblysy, Kazakhstan, May 14, 2022 3:03 pm (GMT +8)
#6: 4.8 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, May 15, 2022 3:20 am (GMT +12)
#7: 4.8 quake Iceland: 0.6 Km E of Þrengsli May 14, 2022 4:56 pm (GMT +0)
#8: 4.7 quake Pavlodar Region, 90 km northwest of Maldar, East Kazakhstan, May 14, 2022 1:25 pm (GMT +6)
#9: 4.7 quake North Pacific Ocean, 90 km south of Mobara, Chiba, Japan, May 14, 2022 7:48 pm (GMT +9)
#10: 4.7 quake 169 km west of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, Argentina, May 14, 2022 7:47 am (GMT -4)

Earthquakes reported felt:

#1: 4.8 quake Iceland: 0.6 Km E of Þrengsli May 14, 2022 4:56 pm (GMT +0) - 161 reports
#2: 4.3 quake Lori, 41 km northeast of Gyumri, Shirak, Armenia, May 14, 2022 9:14 pm (GMT +4) - 64 reports
#3: 4.7 quake Tasman Sea, 47 km north of Wellington, New Zealand, May 15, 2022 8:13 am (GMT +12) - 48 reports
#4: 3.3 quake Masaya, 13 km southeast of Managua, Nicaragua, May 13, 2022 11:26 pm (GMT -6) - 10 reports
#5: 3.4 quake Qarku i Fierit, 22 km east of Vlorë, Albania, May 14, 2022 7:34 am (GMT +2) - 7 reports
#6: 3.4 quake 13 km southeast of Managua, Nicaragua, May 14, 2022 2:56 am (GMT -6) - 7 reports
#7: 2.2 quake 15 Km SSE of Narragansett Pier, Rhode Island, May 14, 2022 4:42 am (GMT -4) - 5 reports
#8: 3.5 quake Erongo, 209 km southwest of Windhoek, Khomas, Namibia, May 14, 2022 6:56 am (GMT +2) - 4 reports
#9: 2.6 quake Iceland: 1.4 Km ENE of Þrengsli May 14, 2022 4:58 pm (GMT +0) - 3 reports
#10: 3.8 quake Alboran Sea, 30 km northeast of Al Hoceima, Morocco, May 14, 2022 11:34 pm (GMT +1) - 3 reports
#11: 2.7 quake 10 mi north of Odessa, Ector County, Texas, USA, May 14, 2022 3:25 am (GMT -5) - 3 reports
#12: 2.8 quake 8.9 km west of Čačak, Morava, Central Serbia, May 14, 2022 2:36 am (GMT +2) - 2 reports
#13: 3.8 quake 54 mi southwest of Alaska City, Anchorage, Alaska, USA, May 14, 2022 6:22 am (GMT -8) - 2 reports
#14: 3.6 quake South Pacific Ocean, 38 km south of Lima, Peru, May 14, 2022 4:04 am (GMT -5) - 2 reports

Earthquake stats:

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

Sun, 15 May 2022, 00:19
3.1 quake 14 May 6:00 pm (GMT -6)
A magnitude 3.1 earthquake near Carlsbad, Eddy County, New Mexico, USA, was reported only 18 minutes ago by the United States Geological Survey, considered the key international and national agency that monitors seismic activity in the US. The earthquake occurred at a very shallow depth of 3.1 miles beneath the epicenter early evening on Saturday, May 14th, 2022, at 6:00 pm local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report. ... Read all
Sun, 15 May 2022, 00:16
4.4 quake 15 May 8:03 am (GMT +8)
A magnitude 4.4 earthquake near Mati, Davao Oriental, Davao, Philippines, was reported only 12 minutes ago by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. The earthquake occurred at a moderately shallow depth of 33 km beneath the epicenter in the morning on Sunday, May 15th, 2022, at 8:03 am local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report. ... Read all
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