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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 2019
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 12 May 2019


Summary: 152 quakes M2+, 68 quakes M3+, 30 quakes M4+, 5 quakes M5+, 1 quake M6+ (256 total)
Magnitude 2+: 152 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 68 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 30 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 5 earthquakes
Magnitude 6+: 1 earthquake
Magnitude 7+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 9+: none
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 19h24
M 5.7 quake: Caribbean Sea (Nicaragua) on Sun, 12 May 19h25
M 5.1 quake: 144km SSW of Lata, Solomon Islands on Sun, 12 May 15h25
M 5.0 quake: Fiji Islands Region on Sun, 12 May 02h47
M 5.0 quake: Philippine Islands Region (Philippines) on Sun, 12 May 08h59
M 5.0 quake: Santa Cruz Islands (Solomon Islands) on Sun, 12 May 21h08
M 4.9 quake: Caribbean Sea (Jamaica) on Sun, 12 May 08h18
M 4.9 quake: Sunda Strait, Indonesia on Sun, 12 May 08h51
M 4.8 quake: Minahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi (Indonesia) on Sat, 11 May 23h43
M 4.8 quake: Northern Mid Atlantic Ridge on Sun, 12 May 21h11

Largest 20 quakes past 24 hours

Largest 20 quakes on Saturday, 11 May 2019

Complete earthquake list (latest and archive)

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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 11 May 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Saturday, May 11, 2019
Quakes detected near: Cerro Prieto (1 quake mag 2.5), Clear Lake (18 quakes between mag 0.6-2.2), Coso (24 quakes between mag 0.5-2.6), Etna (1 quake mag 1.3), Grímsvötn (3 quakes between mag 0.9-1.9), Inyo Craters (1 quake mag 1.2) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 10 May 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Friday, May 10, 2019
Quakes detected near: Clear Lake (47 quakes between mag 0.2-2.8), Coso (11 quakes between mag 0.5-2.8), Etna (1 quake mag 2.0), Grensdalur (1 quake mag 1.1), Irazu (1 quake mag 2.4), Kilauea (1 quake mag 2.2) ... [more]

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