Earthquake report world-wide for May 2020

Monday May 04, 2020 18:00 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 5 during May 2020

World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 5 during May 2020

Summary: 723 quakes M2+, 424 quakes M3+, 132 quakes M4+, 20 quakes M5+, 2 quakes M6+ (1301 total)
This report is being updated every day.
Magnitude 2+: 723 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 424 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 132 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 20 earthquakes
Magnitude 6+: 2 earthquakes
Magnitude 7+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 9+: none

Total seismic energy estimate: 7.2*10^14 J (199 GWh / 1.7*10^5 tons of TNT / 10.7 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world during May 2020:

#1: M 6.6 quake: Crete, Greece on Sat, 2 May 12h51
#2: M 6.0 quake: Northwest of Ryukyu Islands (Japan) on Sun, 3 May 11h54
#3: M 5.6 quake: Southern Peru on Sun, 3 May 00h44
#4: M 5.6 quake: Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Mon, 4 May 13h07
#5: M 5.5 quake: Near East Coast of Kamchatka (Russia) on Fri, 1 May 07h04
#6: M 5.4 quake: 11km SSE of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico on Sat, 2 May 11h13
#7: M 5.4 quake: New Zealand on Sun, 3 May 03h05
#8: M 5.3 quake: Crete, Greece on Sat, 2 May 16h44
#9: M 5.3 quake: 421 Km al noreste de Ustupo, Panamá (Colombia) on Sun, 3 May 21h58
#10: M 5.2 quake: Crete, Greece on Sat, 2 May 13h33

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 2020

Complete earthquake list May 2020

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