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Earthquake report world-wide for Wednesday, 29 May 2019

Wednesday May 29, 2019 23:20 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 29 May 2019
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 29 May 2019


Summary: 198 quakes M2+, 89 quakes M3+, 30 quakes M4+, 4 quakes M5+ (321 total)
Magnitude 2+: 198 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 89 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 30 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 4 earthquakes
Magnitude 6+: none
Magnitude 7+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 9+: none
Total seismic energy estimate: 4.1*10^13 J (11.4 GWh / 9791 tons of TNT / 0.6 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]

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


M 5.7 quake: New Zealand on Wed, 29 May 18h21
M 5.1 quake: Northern Mid Atlantic Ridge on Wed, 29 May 14h54
M 5.1 quake: Southeast of Loyalty Islands (Vanuatu) on Wed, 29 May 18h33
M 5.0 quake: Halmahera, Indonesia on Wed, 29 May 22h13
M 4.9 quake: New Zealand on Tue, 28 May 23h49
M 4.9 quake: Northern Mid Atlantic Ridge on Wed, 29 May 13h06
M 4.8 quake: New Zealand on Wed, 29 May 00h37
M 4.8 quake: Northern Mid Atlantic Ridge on Wed, 29 May 14h43
M 4.7 quake: Irian Jaya, Indonesia on Wed, 29 May 14h15
M 4.7 quake: 38km NNE of Gazli, Uzbekistan on Wed, 29 May 18h40

Earthquake stats:

Number of quakes and energy released vs magnitude

Past 24 hrs:
Number of quakes and energy vs magnitude past 24 hrs
Past 7 days:
Number of quakes and energy vs magnitude past 7 days
Past 30 days:
Number of quakes and energy vs magnitude past 30 days

Largest 20 quakes past 24 hours

Largest 20 quakes on Tuesday, 28 May 2019

Complete earthquake list (latest and archive)

Previous news

Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Continuously updated earthquake statistics show that quake frequency decreases exponentially with magnitude, or vice versa: small earthquakes are MUCH more frequent than larger ones. ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 28 May 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Quakes detected near: Cerro Prieto (1 quake mag 1.7), Clear Lake (29 quakes between mag 0.1-2.7), Coso (8 quakes between mag 0.5-2.5), Dotsero (1 quake mag 2.7), Esjufjöll (1 quake mag 1.2), Eyafjallajökull (1 quake mag 2.5) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 27 May 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Monday, May 27, 2019
Quakes detected near: Askja (6 quakes between mag 0.1-1.3), Clear Lake (46 quakes between mag 0.2-2.4), Coso (4 quakes between mag 1.2-2.4), Cuernos de Negros (1 quake mag 1.9), Grensdalur (3 quakes between mag 0.2-1.6), Grímsvötn (1 quake mag 1.9) ... [more]

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