Past earthquakes in Timor Sea: May 2022 - list, stats and map

Updated Aug 16, 2022 00:19 GMT -
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Quakes during May 2022:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 6
  • 1 quake between magnitude 5 and 6
  • 9 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
  • 14 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 8 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
During May 2022, Timor Sea was shaken by 1 quake of magnitude 6.2, 1 quake of magnitude 5.0, 9 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0, 14 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 8 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0.

Strongest quake: Mag. 6.2 | Banda Sea, 38 km NE of Lospalos, Municipio de Lautem, Timor-Leste -

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (33 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Monday, May 16, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
May 16, 2022 5:57 pm (GMT +9) (May 16, 2022 08:57 GMT)
4.1

112 km
Timor Sea, Indonesia MoreMap
Saturday, May 14, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
May 14, 2022 9:21 pm (GMT +8) (May 14, 2022 13:21 GMT)
3.3

10 km
32 km east of Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia MoreMap
Friday, May 13, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
May 13, 2022 11:24 pm (GMT +8) (May 13, 2022 15:24 GMT)
3.1

10 km
Savu Sea, 146 km west of Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia MoreMap
Thursday, May 12, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
May 12, 2022 8:45 pm (GMT +8) (May 12, 2022 12:45 GMT)
3.2

65 km
Savu Sea, 74 km northwest of Kefamenanu, Indonesia MoreMap
Sunday, May 8, 2022 GMT (3 quakes)
May 9, 2022 7:03 am (GMT +8) (May 8, 2022 23:03 GMT)
4.9

10 km
Indian Ocean, 292 km southwest of Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia MoreMap
May 8, 2022 11:20 pm (GMT +8) (May 8, 2022 15:20 GMT)
3.5

10 km
Timor Sea, 58 km east of Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia MoreMap
May 8, 2022 4:39 pm (GMT +8) (May 8, 2022 08:39 GMT)
3.2

47 km
Savu Sea, 113 km southeast of Ende, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia MoreMap
Friday, May 6, 2022 GMT (4 quakes)
May 7, 2022 6:25 am (GMT +8) (May 6, 2022 22:25 GMT)
2.9

15 km
Flores Sea, 77 km north of Maumere, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia MoreMap
May 6, 2022 9:47 pm (GMT +8) (May 6, 2022 13:47 GMT)
3.9

10 km
Flores Sea, 69 km north of Maumere, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia MoreMap
May 6, 2022 4:27 pm (GMT +8) (May 6, 2022 08:27 GMT)
3.2

127 km
Banda Sea, 132 km northwest of Atambua, Indonesia MoreMap
May 6, 2022 11:05 am (GMT +8) (May 6, 2022 03:05 GMT)
3.1

57 km
Savu Sea, 70 km northwest of Kefamenanu, Indonesia MoreMap
Thursday, May 5, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
May 5, 2022 5:23 pm (GMT +8) (May 5, 2022 09:23 GMT)
2.9

57 km
Savu Sea, 67 km northwest of Kefamenanu, Indonesia MoreMap
Wednesday, May 4, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
May 4, 2022 6:14 pm (GMT +8) (May 4, 2022 10:14 GMT)
2.7

82 km
Savu Sea, 67 km northwest of Kefamenanu, Indonesia MoreMap
Tuesday, May 31, 2022 GMT (3 quakes)
Jun 1, 2022 12:58 am (GMT +8) (May 31, 2022 16:58 GMT)
2.5

91 km
59 km west of Pura Island, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia MoreMap
May 31, 2022 11:56 pm (GMT +8) (May 31, 2022 15:56 GMT)
2.8

137 km
Savu Sea, 57 km north of Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia MoreMap
May 31, 2022 9:39 pm (GMT +8) (May 31, 2022 13:39 GMT)
4.9

152 km
Savu Sea, 92 km east of Maumere, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia MoreMap
Monday, May 30, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
May 31, 2022 6:40 am (GMT +9) (May 30, 2022 21:40 GMT)
4.6

157 km
Banda Sea, 242 km northeast of Delhi, Aveiro, Dili, Timor-Leste MoreMap
Sunday, May 29, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
May 30, 2022 4:33 am (GMT +9) (May 29, 2022 19:33 GMT)
4.4

10 km
Timor Sea, 30 km east of Lospalos, Municipio de Lautem, Timor-Leste MoreMap
Saturday, May 28, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
May 28, 2022 8:54 am (GMT +8) (May 28, 2022 00:54 GMT)
4.3

102 km
Savu Sea, 94 km north of Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia MoreMap
Friday, May 27, 2022 GMT (2 quakes)
May 27, 2022 10:36 pm (GMT +8) (May 27, 2022 14:36 GMT)
3.2

34 km
37 km southeast of Kefamenanu, Indonesia MoreMap
May 27, 2022 11:36 am (GMT +9) (May 27, 2022 02:36 GMT)
6.2

49 km
Banda Sea, 38 km northeast of Lospalos, Municipio de Lautem, Timor-Leste 255 reportsMoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.3 x 1014 joules (37.2 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 32005 tons of TNT or 2 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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