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Earthquake report world-wide for May 2015

Monday Jun 01, 2015 04:00 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 5.2 during May 2015
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 5.2 during May 2015


Summary: 4117 quakes M2+, 1869 quakes M3+, 797 quakes M4+, 171 quakes M5+, 13 quakes M6+, 4 quakes M7+ (6971 total)
Magnitude 2+: 4117 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 1869 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 797 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 171 earthquakes
Magnitude 6+: 13 earthquakes
Magnitude 7+: 4 earthquakes
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 9+: none
Total seismic energy estimate: 4.5*10^16 J (12497 GWh / 1.1*10^7 tons of TNT / 672 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world during May 2015:


M 7.7 quake: Bonin Islands, Japan Region on Sat, 30 May 11h23
M 7.4 quake: New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Tue, 5 May 01h44
M 7.2 quake: Nepal on Tue, 12 May 07h05
M 7.0 quake: Solomon Islands on Thu, 7 May 07h10
M 6.9 quake: 204km ESE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands on Fri, 22 May 21h45
M 6.8 quake: Solomon Islands on Fri, 22 May 23h59
M 6.8 quake: 184km W of Lata, Solomon Islands on Wed, 20 May 22h48
M 6.8 quake: Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Tue, 12 May 21h13
M 6.7 quake: 111km NNW of Chirikof Island, Alaska on Fri, 29 May 07h00
M 6.7 quake: New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Fri, 1 May 08h06

Earthquake stats:

Number of quakes and energy released vs time
Number of quakes and energy vs time
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 during May 2015

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