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Earthquake report world-wide for Sunday, 12 May 2019
Sunday May 12, 2019 23:20 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 12 May 2019Summary: 152 quakes M2+, 68 quakes M3+, 30 quakes M4+, 5 quakes M5+, 1 quake M6+ (256 total)
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+: 68 earthquakes
+: 30 earthquakes
+: 5 earthquakes
+: 1 earthquake
Total seismic energy estimate: 1.1*10^14 J (29.7 GWh / 25590 tons of TNT / 1.6 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more
List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (past 24 hours):M 6.0 quake: Panama-Costa Rica Border Region on Sun, 12 May 19h24M 5.7 quake: Caribbean Sea (Nicaragua) on Sun, 12 May 19h25M 5.1 quake: 144km SSW of Lata, Solomon Islands on Sun, 12 May 15h25M 5.0 quake: Fiji Islands Region on Sun, 12 May 02h47M 5.0 quake: Philippine Islands Region (Philippines) on Sun, 12 May 08h59M 5.0 quake: Santa Cruz Islands (Solomon Islands) on Sun, 12 May 21h08M 4.9 quake: Caribbean Sea (Jamaica) on Sun, 12 May 08h18M 4.9 quake: Sunda Strait, Indonesia on Sun, 12 May 08h51M 4.8 quake: Minahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi (Indonesia) on Sat, 11 May 23h43M 4.8 quake: Northern Mid Atlantic Ridge on Sun, 12 May 21h11
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