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Earthquake report world-wide for May 2018
Friday Jun 01, 2018 00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 5 during May 2018
Summary: 5422 quakes M2+, 1448 quakes M3+, 649 quakes M4+, 128 quakes M5+, 5 quakes M6+ (7652 total)
+: 5422 earthquakes
+: 1448 earthquakes
+: 649 earthquakes
+: 128 earthquakes
+: 5 earthquakes
Total seismic energy estimate: 1.6*10^15 J (443 GWh / 3.8*10^5 tons of TNT / 23.8 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more
List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world during May 2018:
#1: M 6.3 quake: Hawaii on Fri, 4 May 22h32
#2: M 6.2 quake: Afghanistan-Tajikistan Border Region on Wed, 9 May 10h41
#3: M 6.2 quake: 42. km al sur de Bucaramanga on Fri, 18 May 13h36
#4: M 6.0 quake: Luzon, Philippines on Sat, 5 May 06h19
#5: M 6.0 quake: South of Kermadec Islands on Fri, 18 May 01h45
#6: M 5.9 quake: New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Wed, 9 May 07h57
#7: M 5.8 quake: Hokkaido, Japan Region on Thu, 17 May 18h42
#8: M 5.8 quake: Pacific-Antarctic Ridge on Tue, 1 May 17h15
#9: M 5.8 quake: Fiji Islands Region on Tue, 1 May 19h47
#10: M 5.7 quake: South of Mariana Islands on Thu, 17 May 18h47
Number of quakes and energy released vs time
Number of quakes and energy released vs magnitude
Magnitude of quakes and energy released vs time
Tuesday, May 01, 2018
Summary: 3193 quakes M2+, 973 quakes M3+, 586 quakes M4+, 109 quakes M5+, 6 quakes M6+ (4867 total)
Sunday, Apr 01, 2018
Summary: 2992 quakes M2+, 1085 quakes M3+, 630 quakes M4+, 134 quakes M5+, 7 quakes M6+ (4848 total)
Thursday, Mar 01, 2018
Summary: 3873 quakes M2+, 1152 quakes M3+, 682 quakes M4+, 136 quakes M5+, 8 quakes M6+, 2 quakes M7+ (5853 total)
Thursday, Feb 01, 2018
Summary: 3779 quakes M2+, 1235 quakes M3+, 662 quakes M4+, 127 quakes M5+, 12 quakes M6+, 3 quakes M7+ (5818 total)
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Gorely volcano photos
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Bromo volcano photos
: Bromo is one of Indonesia's most visited volcanoes. It is the most active vent inside the huge Tengger caldera and erupts every few years.
Tours and travel news
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