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Earthquake report world-wide for Monday, 6 May 2019

Monday May 06, 2019 23:20 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  6 May 2019
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 6 May 2019


Summary: 157 quakes M2+, 70 quakes M3+, 40 quakes M4+, 4 quakes M5+, 1 quake M7+ (272 total)
Magnitude 2+: 157 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 70 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 40 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 4 earthquakes
Magnitude 6+: none
Magnitude 7+: 1 earthquake
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 9+: none
Total seismic energy estimate: 2*10^15 J (566 GWh / 4.9*10^5 tons of TNT / 30.4 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (past 24 hours):


M 7.0 quake: Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea) on Mon, 6 May 21h19
M 5.5 quake: Luzon, Philippines on Mon, 6 May 02h48
M 5.4 quake: North of Ascension Island on Mon, 6 May 13h23
M 5.1 quake: Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Mon, 6 May 08h20
M 5.1 quake: Solomon Islands (Papua New Guinea) on Mon, 6 May 14h13
M 4.9 quake: Vanuatu Islands on Mon, 6 May 03h56
M 4.9 quake: 191km SW of Teknaf, Bangladesh on Mon, 6 May 14h18
M 4.8 quake: Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Sun, 5 May 23h59
M 4.8 quake: Western Indian Antarctic Ridge on Mon, 6 May 03h26
M 4.8 quake: New Zealand on Mon, 6 May 12h36

Largest 20 quakes past 24 hours

Largest 20 quakes on Sunday, 5 May 2019

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World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  5 May 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Sunday, May 05, 2019
Quakes detected near: Askja (9 quakes between mag 0.2-1.0), Clear Lake (13 quakes between mag 0.4-1.1), Etna (4 quakes between mag 1.5-2.4), Kilauea (2 quakes between mag 1.7-2.0), Lanin (1 quake mag 2.5), Mammoth Mountain (4 quakes between mag 1.6-1.9) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  4 May 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Saturday, May 04, 2019
Quakes detected near: Askja (6 quakes between mag 0.4-1.2), Clear Lake (25 quakes between mag 0.4-2.7), Etna (1 quake mag 1.5), Kilauea (3 quakes between mag 1.7-2.2), Maroa (2 quakes between mag 1.5-1.6), Mauna Loa (1 quake mag 2.4) ... [more]

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