Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - app for iPhone & iPad

Guaranteed tours:
1-19 Sep 2019: Kamchatka - Land of Colors - Kamchatka (Russia)
3-18 Sep 2019: From Krakatau to Bali - Java (Indonesia)
21-28 Sep 2019: Pearl of the Aegean - Santorini - Santorini Island (Greece)
2-18 Nov 2019: Volcanoes and Spices - N-Sulawesi + Halmahera (Indonesia)
17-21 Nov 2019: Krakatau Volcano Special - Krakatau volcano (Indonesia)
17-30 Nov 2019: Desert, salt and volcanoes - Danakil desert (Ethiopia)
9-17 May 2020: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
Interactive map of latest earthquakes and active volcanoes in the world

Support us?

Maintaining the volcano and earthquake news sections on this website, the free Volcano Webcams tool and interactive map widget is a free-time, both time- and server cost intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support us, and help keep it alive and improve it, please consider making a small donation. Thank you!
Random pictures
See also: Monthly reports

Earthquake reports and news:

Earthquake report world-wide for Thursday, 30 May 2019

Thursday May 30, 2019 23:20 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 30 May 2019
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 30 May 2019

Summary: 147 quakes M2+, 61 quakes M3+, 31 quakes M4+, 4 quakes M5+, 1 quake M6+ (244 total)
Magnitude 2+: 147 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 61 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 31 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 4 earthquakes
Magnitude 6+: 1 earthquake
Magnitude 7+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 9+: none
Total seismic energy estimate: 5.9*10^14 J (164 GWh / 1.4*10^5 tons of TNT / 8.8 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]

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

M 6.6 quake: 27km SSE of La Libertad, El Salvador on Thu, 30 May 09h03
M 5.9 quake: Fiji Islands Region (Tonga) on Thu, 30 May 15h38
M 5.7 quake: Northwest of Australia on Thu, 30 May 15h44
M 5.4 quake: Tanami, NT (Australia) on Thu, 30 May 02h26
M 5.1 quake: Northern Chile on Thu, 30 May 03h34
M 4.9 quake: Northern Peru on Wed, 29 May 23h40
M 4.9 quake: Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Thu, 30 May 07h04
M 4.9 quake: Near Coast Of Central Peru on Thu, 30 May 09h20
M 4.8 quake: Northwest of Australia on Thu, 30 May 15h45
M 4.8 quake: Southern Peru on Thu, 30 May 18h55

Earthquake stats:

Number of quakes and energy released vs magnitude
Number of quakes and energy vs magnitude
Magnitude of quakes and energy released vs time
Magnitude of quakes and energy vs time

Largest 20 quakes past 24 hours

Largest 20 quakes on Wednesday, 29 May 2019

Complete earthquake list (latest and archive)

Previous news

Thursday, May 30, 2019
See all recent earthquakes in El Salvador including the mag 6.6 quake today (30 May 2019). [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 29 May 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Quakes detected near: Amorong (1 quake mag 2.9), Bardarbunga (3 quakes between mag 0.4-1.4), Clear Lake (48 quakes between mag 0.1-3.1), Coso (6 quakes between mag 0.3-1.8), Etna (1 quake mag 1.5), Golden Trout Creek (19 quakes between mag 1.2-2.6) ... [more]

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]

More on VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.