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Earthquake reports and news:
Earthquake report world-wide for Saturday, 12 Aug 2017
Saturday Aug 12, 2017 23:20 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 12 Aug 2017Summary: 51 quakes M3+, 22 quakes M4+, 9 quakes M5+ (82 total)
+: 51 earthquakes
+: 22 earthquakes
+: 9 earthquakes
List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (past 24 hours):M 5.6 quake: Off Coast of Central Chile on Sat, 12 Aug 12h54M 5.3 quake: Near Coast of Northern Chile on Sat, 12 Aug 15h59M 5.2 quake: South Sandwich Islands Region on Sat, 12 Aug 10h14M 5.2 quake: New Ireland Region, P.N.G on Sat, 12 Aug 12h46M 5.1 quake: New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Sat, 12 Aug 18h09M 5.0 quake: La Rioja Province, Argentina on Fri, 11 Aug 23h57M 5.0 quake: Tanimbar Islands Reg., Indonesia on Sat, 12 Aug 07h22M 5.0 quake: Kermadec Islands region on Sat, 12 Aug 13h53M 5.0 quake: Kyushu, Japan on Sat, 12 Aug 18h23M 4.9 quake: 017 km S 59? W of Nasugbu (Batangas) on Sat, 12 Aug 18h02
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Blue flames of burning sulfur
: Ijen volcano in East Java has one of the most impressive sulfur deposits on earth. They are so hot that the sulfur often ignites - a mysterious display at night caught on camera.
Definition of a volcano
: A volcano is the term for any place on the surface of the earth, where hot molten rock (magma) reaches the surface.