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Earthquake report world-wide for Thursday, 23 May 2019

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

World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 23 May 2019
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 23 May 2019


Summary: 157 quakes M2+, 62 quakes M3+, 25 quakes M4+, 2 quakes M5+, 1 quake M6+ (247 total)
Magnitude 2+: 157 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 62 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: 1.1*10^14 J (29.8 GWh / 25601 tons of TNT / 1.6 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]

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


M 6.1 quake: 55km ENE of Amatignak Island, Alaska (USA) on Thu, 23 May 08h45
M 5.4 quake: Southeast of Loyalty Islands (Vanuatu) on Thu, 23 May 15h02
M 5.0 quake: New Zealand on Thu, 23 May 06h57
M 4.8 quake: North of Ascension Island on Thu, 23 May 15h56
M 4.7 quake: Taiwan on Thu, 23 May 06h12
M 4.7 quake: 56km ESE of Ambanja, Madagascar on Thu, 23 May 06h30
M 4.6 quake: Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Thu, 23 May 03h32
M 4.6 quake: Halmahera, Indonesia on Thu, 23 May 11h31
M 4.6 quake: New Guinea, Papua New Guinea on Thu, 23 May 12h34
M 4.5 quake: Off Coast Of Jalisco, Mexico on Thu, 23 May 18h52

Largest 20 quakes past 24 hours

Largest 20 quakes on Wednesday, 22 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 22 May 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Quakes detected near: Askja (5 quakes between mag 0.2-1.9), Bardarbunga (1 quake mag 1.1), Cerro Prieto (1 quake mag 2.5), Clear Lake (38 quakes between mag 0.1-3.0), Coso (18 quakes between mag 0.4-3.3), Grímsvötn (5 quakes between mag 0.3-2.5) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 21 May 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Quakes detected near: Askja (33 quakes between mag 0.1-2.0), Cabalian (1 quake mag 2.4), Clear Lake (36 quakes between mag 0.2-1.9), Coso (6 quakes between mag 0.4-1.4), Etna (3 quakes between mag 1.0-2.0), Hualalai (1 quake mag 2.4) ... [more]

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