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Earthquake report world-wide for May 2020
Thursday May 28, 2020 18:00 PM | AUTEUR : EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 5 during May 2020Summary: 6711 quakes M2+, 3254 quakes M3+, 1038 quakes M4+, 119 quakes M5+, 10 quakes M6+ (11132 total)This report is being updated every day.
+: 6711 earthquakes
+: 3254 earthquakes
+: 1038 earthquakes
+: 119 earthquakes
+: 10 earthquakes
Total seismic energy estimate: 4.2*10^15 J (1177 GWh / 1*10^6 tons of TNT / 63.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more
List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world during May 2020:
#1: M 6.8 quake: Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Wed, 6 May 13h53
#2: M 6.6 quake: Crete, Greece on Sat, 2 May 12h51
#3: M 6.6 quake: 173km SSE of Lata, Solomon Islands on Tue, 12 May 22h41
#4: M 6.5 quake: 56km W of Tonopah, Nevada (USA) on Fri, 15 May 11h03
#5: M 6.4 quake: Vanuatu Islands on Wed, 27 May 07h09
#6: M 6.1 quake: Solomon Islands (Papua New Guinea) on Thu, 7 May 11h21
#7: M 6.1 quake: Off Coast of Central Mexico on Fri, 22 May 08h46
#8: M 6.1 quake: Tonga Islands region [Sea: Tonga] on Thu, 28 May 07h18
#9: M 6.0 quake: Northwest of Ryukyu Islands (Japan) on Sun, 3 May 11h54
#10: M 6.0 quake: 日本九州岛附近海域 (Japan) on Sun, 3 May 11h54
Number of quakes and energy released vs time
Number of quakes and energy released vs magnitude
Magnitude of quakes and energy released vs time
Friday, May 01, 2020
Summary: 6502 quakes M2+, 3394 quakes M3+, 1075 quakes M4+, 114 quakes M5+, 6 quakes M6+ (11091 total)
Wednesday, Apr 01, 2020
Summary: 6750 quakes M2+, 3245 quakes M3+, 942 quakes M4+, 135 quakes M5+, 7 quakes M6+, 1 quake M7+ (11080 total)
Saturday, Feb 29, 2020
Summary: 6529 quakes M2+, 2263 quakes M3+, 871 quakes M4+, 114 quakes M5+, 5 quakes M6+ (9782 total)
Friday, Jan 31, 2020
Summary: 6998 quakes M2+, 2892 quakes M3+, 1115 quakes M4+, 167 quakes M5+, 12 quakes M6+, 1 quake M7+ (11185 total)
Monday, Jan 27, 2020
Summary: 26534 quakes M3+, 11022 quakes M4+, 1816 quakes M5+, 133 quakes M6+, 9 quakes M7+, 1 quake M8+ (39515 total)
Plus sur VolcanoDiscovery:
Sakurajima volcano photos
: One of the world's most active volcanoes, Sakurajima on Japan's Kyushu Island is famous for its frequent vulcanian explosions, often accompanied by eruption lightning.
The term for all fine-grained volcanic products fragmented during explosive eruptions.