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Earthquake report world-wide for Saturday, 18 May 2019

Saturday May 18, 2019 23:20 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 18 May 2019
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 18 May 2019


Summary: 135 quakes M2+, 75 quakes M3+, 25 quakes M4+, 2 quakes M5+, 1 quake M6+ (238 total)
Magnitude 2+: 135 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 75 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 25 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 2 earthquakes
Magnitude 6+: 1 earthquake
Magnitude 7+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 9+: none
Total seismic energy estimate: 8.5*10^13 J (23.6 GWh / 20326 tons of TNT / 1.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]

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


M 6.0 quake: Timor Region (Indonesia) on Sat, 18 May 11h14
M 5.5 quake: South of Java, Indonesia on Sat, 18 May 01h51
M 5.1 quake: New Britain Region, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea) on Sat, 18 May 14h58
M 4.8 quake: Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Sat, 18 May 01h18
M 4.7 quake: Northern Peru on Sat, 18 May 03h55
M 4.7 quake: New Zealand on Sat, 18 May 04h48
M 4.7 quake: New Zealand on Sat, 18 May 19h51
M 4.7 quake: Seram, Indonesia on Sat, 18 May 20h35
M 4.5 quake: Southern Iran on Sat, 18 May 07h48
M 4.5 quake: 296km SSW of Severo-Kuril'sk, Russia on Sat, 18 May 08h16

Largest 20 quakes past 24 hours

Largest 20 quakes on Friday, 17 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 17 May 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Friday, May 17, 2019
Quakes detected near: Askja (7 quakes between mag 0.2-1.5), Clear Lake (37 quakes between mag 0.2-1.8), Coso (6 quakes between mag 0.6-1.8), Gareloi (7 quakes between mag 0.1-1.3), Kilauea (2 quakes between mag 1.8-2.5), Krísuvík (3 quakes between mag 0.8-1.3) ... [more]
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]

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