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Earthquake report world-wide for Monday, 20 May 2019

Monday May 20, 2019 23:20 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 20 May 2019
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 20 May 2019


Summary: 157 quakes M2+, 75 quakes M3+, 26 quakes M4+, 5 quakes M5+ (263 total)
Magnitude 2+: 157 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 75 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 (11.7 GWh / 10030 tons of TNT / 0.6 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]

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


M 5.6 quake: Brazil on Mon, 20 May 19h46
M 5.5 quake: San Juan Province, Argentina on Mon, 20 May 11h18
M 5.0 quake: Solomon Islands (Papua New Guinea) on Mon, 20 May 01h15
M 5.0 quake: south of Tonga on Mon, 20 May 04h15
M 5.0 quake: Solomon Islands (Papua New Guinea) on Mon, 20 May 06h02
M 4.8 quake: Central Mid-atlantic Ridge on Mon, 20 May 09h27
M 4.7 quake: 98km WSW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea on Mon, 20 May 01h28
M 4.7 quake: New Zealand on Mon, 20 May 16h33
M 4.7 quake: Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea) on Mon, 20 May 18h23
M 4.7 quake: Tapira/MG (Brazil) on Mon, 20 May 19h46

Largest 20 quakes past 24 hours

Largest 20 quakes on Sunday, 19 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 19 May 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Sunday, May 19, 2019
Quakes detected near: Askja (5 quakes between mag 0.6-1.9), Brennisteinsfjöll (3 quakes between mag 0.2-1.3), Cancanajag (1 quake mag 3.4), Clear Lake (23 quakes between mag 0.4-2.5), Coso (5 quakes between mag 1.0-1.9), Etna (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 18 May 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Saturday, May 18, 2019
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (1 quake mag 2.0), Chaîne des Puys (1 quake mag 3.2), Clear Lake (21 quakes between mag 0.6-2.2), Eyafjallajökull (2 quakes between mag 0.8-1.7), Grímsvötn (2 quakes between mag 0.5-1.1), Katla (2 quakes between mag 0.7-1.3) ... [more]

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