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Earthquake report world-wide for Friday, 17 May 2019

Friday May 17, 2019 23:20 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 17 May 2019
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 17 May 2019


Summary: 163 quakes M2+, 65 quakes M3+, 37 quakes M4+, 5 quakes M5+ (270 total)
Magnitude 2+: 163 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 65 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 37 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 5 earthquakes
Magnitude 6+: none
Magnitude 7+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 9+: none
Total seismic energy estimate: 4.4*10^13 J (12.2 GWh / 10512 tons of TNT / 0.7 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]

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


M 5.6 quake: New Britain Region, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea) on Fri, 17 May 22h37
M 5.2 quake: Off Coast of Central Chile on Fri, 17 May 05h27
M 5.2 quake: Near Coast of Northern Chile on Fri, 17 May 14h16
M 5.2 quake: Irian Jaya, Indonesia on Fri, 17 May 23h02
M 5.0 quake: Nepal-India Border Region on Fri, 17 May 08h23
M 4.9 quake: Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Fri, 17 May 09h01
M 4.8 quake: New Zealand on Fri, 17 May 05h21
M 4.8 quake: Nicobar Islands, India Region on Fri, 17 May 19h05
M 4.7 quake: Halmahera, Indonesia on Fri, 17 May 12h21
M 4.7 quake: Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Fri, 17 May 09h01

Largest 20 quakes past 24 hours

Largest 20 quakes on Thursday, 16 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 16 May 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Quakes detected near: Bardarbunga (7 quakes between mag 0.2-1.4), Biliran (1 quake mag 2.7), Buzzard Creek (1 quake mag 1.1), Cerro Negro de Mayasquer (1 quake mag 3.5), Clear Lake (24 quakes between mag 0.3-1.7), Coso (3 quakes between mag 0.3-1.0) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 15 May 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Quakes detected near: Cerro Negro de Mayasquer (1 quake mag 3.5), Chaîne des Puys (1 quake mag 1.1), Clear Lake (26 quakes between mag 0.3-2.1), Coso (7 quakes between mag 0.5-2.1), Fayal (1 quake mag 2.0), Kilauea (2 quakes between mag 1.7-2.5) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 14 May 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Quakes detected near: Bardarbunga (3 quakes between mag 0.1-1.0), Clear Lake (23 quakes between mag 0.3-2.0), Coso (12 quakes between mag 0.6-1.7), Etna (3 quakes between mag 1.2-2.2), Kilauea (2 quakes between mag 1.7-2.0), Mauna Loa (1 quake mag 1.9) ... [more]

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