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World Earthquake Report for May 2022

Fri, 20 May 2022, 18:00
18:00 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 5 during May 2022
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 5 during May 2022
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Summary: 5 quakes 6.0+, 105 quakes 5.0+, 730 quakes 4.0+, 2248 quakes 3.0+, 4726 quakes 2.0+ (7814 total)
This report is being updated every day.
Magnitude 9+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 7+: none
Magnitude 6+: 5 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 105 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 730 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 2248 earthquakes
Magnitude 2+: 4726 earthquakes
No quakes of magnitude 7 or higher
Total seismic energy estimate: 3.8 x 1015 joules (1053 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 9.1 x 105 tons of TNT or 56.6 atomic bombs!) more info

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world during May 2022:

#1: 6.9 quake South Pacific Ocean, Australia, May 19, 2022 8:13 pm (GMT +10)
#2: 6.8 quake 153 km northwest of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, Argentina, May 10, 2022 8:06 pm (GMT -3)
#3: 6.3 quake Philippine Sea, Japan, 91 km east of Hualien City, Taiwan, May 9, 2022 3:23 pm (GMT +9)
#4: 6.3 quake 215 km north of Madang, Papua New Guinea, May 10, 2022 8:33 am (GMT +10)
#5: 6.0 quake Philippine Sea, 112 km southeast of Mati, Philippines, May 5, 2022 4:21 pm (GMT +8)
#6: 5.8 quake Indian Ocean, 164 km south of Benkulu, Bengkulu, Indonesia, May 17, 2022 1:58 am (GMT +7)
#7: 5.8 quake Bering Sea, Alaska, USA, May 17, 2022 9:27 pm (GMT -9)
#8: 5.8 quake South Pacific Ocean May 18, 2022 5:51 pm (GMT -8)
#9: 5.8 quake South Pacific Ocean, 38 km south of Hihifo, Niuas, Tonga, May 18, 2022 10:23 pm (GMT -11)
#10: 5.8 quake South Pacific Ocean, 87 km northwest of La Serena, Provincia de Elqui, Coquimbo Region, Chile, May 20, 2022 4:07 am (GMT -5)

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 2022

Complete earthquake list May 2022

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