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Earthquake report world-wide for Friday, 15 Sep 2017

Friday Sep 15, 2017 23:20 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 15 Sep 2017
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 15 Sep 2017


Summary: 39 quakes M3+, 20 quakes M4+, 4 quakes M5+ (63 total)
Magnitude 3+: 39 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 20 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 4 earthquakes
Magnitude 6+: none
Magnitude 7+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 9+: none

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


M 5.7 quake: South Sandwich Islands Region on Fri, 15 Sep 18h48
M 5.0 quake: Easter Island Region on Fri, 15 Sep 01h38
M 5.0 quake: Northern Sumatra, Indonesia on Fri, 15 Sep 12h37
M 5.0 quake: 34km NE of Padangsidempuan, Indonesia on Fri, 15 Sep 12h37
M 4.8 quake: Myanmar on Fri, 15 Sep 01h36
M 4.7 quake: Lake Tanganyika Region on Fri, 15 Sep 17h45
M 4.7 quake: Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge on Fri, 15 Sep 15h55
M 4.6 quake: 154km NE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia on Fri, 15 Sep 17h26
M 4.6 quake: OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO on Fri, 15 Sep 01h11
M 4.6 quake: West Chile Rise on Fri, 15 Sep 05h26

Largest 20 quakes past 24 hours

Largest 20 quakes on Thursday, 14 Sep 2017

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World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 14 Sep 2017 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Thursday, Sep 14, 2017
Quakes detected near: Acigöl-Nevsehir (1 quake mag 2.1), Akyarlar (13 quakes between mag 0.8-2.2), Cabalian (1 quake mag 2.4), Cancanajag (1 quake mag 2.5), Clear Lake (8 quakes between mag 0.4-1.5), Coso (2 quakes between mag 0.8-1.5) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 13 Sep 2017 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (8 quakes between mag 0.9-2.3), Clear Lake (20 quakes between mag 0.7-2.7), Coso (4 quakes between mag 0.5-1.3), Kilauea (3 quakes between mag 2.0-2.3), Krafla (1 quake mag 1.3), Long Valley (10 quakes between mag 0.5-1.8) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 12 Sep 2017 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (8 quakes between mag 0.5-2.6), Avachinsky (2 quakes between mag 0.8-1.2), Buzzard Creek (1 quake mag 1.8), Cerro Prieto (1 quake mag 2.2), Clear Lake (7 quakes between mag 0.6-1.6), Kaiserstuhl (1 quake mag 1.6) ... [more]

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