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Earthquake report world-wide for Wednesday, 8 May 2019

Wednesday May 08, 2019 23:20 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  8 May 2019
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 8 May 2019


Summary: 145 quakes M2+, 72 quakes M3+, 26 quakes M4+, 5 quakes M5+ (248 total)
Magnitude 2+: 145 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 72 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 26 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 5 earthquakes
Magnitude 6+: none
Magnitude 7+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 9+: none
Total seismic energy estimate: 4.2*10^13 J (11.6 GWh / 10016 tons of TNT / 0.6 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]

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


M 5.7 quake: Near Coast of Peru on Wed, 8 May 13h47
M 5.1 quake: New Zealand on Wed, 8 May 16h23
M 5.1 quake: Solomon Islands (Papua New Guinea) on Wed, 8 May 16h58
M 5.0 quake: Sulawesi, Indonesia on Wed, 8 May 12h15
M 5.0 quake: 173km SSW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu on Wed, 8 May 14h57
M 4.9 quake: Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Wed, 8 May 00h19
M 4.9 quake: Mindanao, Philippines on Wed, 8 May 05h34
M 4.7 quake: 037 km S 88° E of San Julian (Eastern Samar) (Philippines) on Wed, 8 May 03h00
M 4.7 quake: 127km NE of Neiafu, Tonga on Wed, 8 May 07h38
M 4.7 quake: New Zealand on Wed, 8 May 15h38

Largest 20 quakes past 24 hours

Largest 20 quakes on Tuesday, 7 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  7 May 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Tuesday, May 07, 2019
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (1 quake mag 1.8), Clear Lake (26 quakes between mag 0.5-1.6), Cuernos de Negros (1 quake mag 2.0), Grímsnes (15 quakes between mag 0.1-2.3), Indian Heaven (1 quake mag 1.4), Kilauea (1 quake mag 1.8) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  6 May 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Monday, May 06, 2019
Quakes detected near: Bardarbunga (7 quakes between mag 0.1-1.3), Chaîne des Puys (2 quakes between mag 1.8-2.3), Clear Lake (28 quakes between mag 0.3-2.3), Coso (1 quake mag 1.0), El Hierro (1 quake mag 1.5), Indian Heaven (1 quake mag 1.3) ... [more]

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