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Earthquake report world-wide for Tuesday, 21 May 2019

Tuesday May 21, 2019 23:20 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 21 May 2019
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 21 May 2019


Summary: 137 quakes M2+, 61 quakes M3+, 27 quakes M4+, 2 quakes M5+ (227 total)
Magnitude 2+: 137 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 61 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 27 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 2 earthquakes
Magnitude 6+: none
Magnitude 7+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 9+: none
Total seismic energy estimate: 1.8*10^13 J (5.12 GWh / 4407 tons of TNT / 0.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]

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


M 5.2 quake: Minahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi (Indonesia) on Tue, 21 May 18h42
M 5.1 quake: New Zealand on Tue, 21 May 19h05
M 4.9 quake: New Ireland Region, P.N.G. (Papua New Guinea) on Tue, 21 May 04h04
M 4.9 quake: Southern Peru on Tue, 21 May 13h37
M 4.8 quake: Minahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi (Indonesia) on Tue, 21 May 18h42
M 4.7 quake: West Chile Rise on Tue, 21 May 06h33
M 4.7 quake: 53km ESE of Buala, Solomon Islands on Tue, 21 May 18h49
M 4.6 quake: Jujuy Province, Argentina on Tue, 21 May 07h19
M 4.6 quake: Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Tue, 21 May 11h50
M 4.6 quake: Southern Peru on Tue, 21 May 12h55

Largest 20 quakes past 24 hours

Largest 20 quakes on Monday, 20 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 20 May 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Monday, May 20, 2019
Quakes detected near: Askja (28 quakes between mag 0.1-2.0), Clear Lake (31 quakes between mag 0.4-2.1), Coso (3 quakes between mag 0.8-1.6), Grímsvötn (3 quakes between mag 0.6-1.0), Hekla (2 quakes between mag 0.5-1.1), Hrómundartindur (5 quakes between mag 0.2-1.1) ... [more]
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]

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