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Earthquake report world-wide for Tuesday, 12 May 2020

Tuesday May 12, 2020 23:20 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 12 May 2020

World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 12 May 2020

Summary: 223 quakes M2+, 106 quakes M3+, 36 quakes M4+, 2 quakes M5+, 1 quake M6+ (368 total)
Magnitude 2+: 223 earthquakes
Magnitude 3+: 106 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 36 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 2 earthquakes
Magnitude 6+: 1 earthquake
Magnitude 7+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 9+: none

Total seismic energy estimate: 5.2*10^14 J (144 GWh / 1.2*10^5 tons of TNT / 7.7 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (past 24 hours):

#1: M 6.6 quake: 173km SSE of Lata, Solomon Islands on Tue, 12 May 22h41
#2: M 5.0 quake: Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Tue, 12 May 05h15
#3: M 5.0 quake: 40km W of Paramonga, Peru on Tue, 12 May 15h10
#4: M 4.9 quake: Bali Region, Indonesia on Tue, 12 May 00h20
#5: M 4.9 quake: Nepal on Tue, 12 May 18h08
#6: M 4.8 quake: 079 km N 61° E of Baganga (Davao Oriental) (Philippines) on Mon, 11 May 23h33
#7: M 4.8 quake: Near N. Coast of New Guinea, PNG. (Papua New Guinea) on Tue, 12 May 07h19
#8: M 4.7 quake: New Zealand on Tue, 12 May 09h44
#9: M 4.7 quake: Northwest of Kuril Islands (Russia) on Tue, 12 May 12h59
#10: M 4.6 quake: 33km N of Bouvet Island, Bouvet Island on Tue, 12 May 02h18

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 on lunes, 11 may 2020

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