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Earthquake report world-wide for Thursday, 21 Sep 2017

Thu, 21 Sep 2017, 23:20
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 21 Sep 2017
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 21 Sep 2017

Summary: 35 quakes M3+, 24 quakes M4+, 3 quakes M5+ (62 total)
Magnitude 3+: 35 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 24 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 3 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 5.3 quake: Java, Indonesia on Wed, 20 Sep 23h59
M 5.2 quake: New Ireland Region, P.N.G. on Thu, 21 Sep 17h43
M 5.0 quake: 147km WNW of Neiafu, Tonga on Thu, 21 Sep 00h05
M 4.9 quake: Near Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico on Thu, 21 Sep 20h22
M 4.8 quake: 004 km S 02? W of Loreto (Dinagat) on Thu, 21 Sep 01h19
M 4.8 quake: Off West Coast of Northern Sumatra on Thu, 21 Sep 02h09
M 4.8 quake: CHIAPAS, MEXICO on Thu, 21 Sep 11h44
M 4.6 quake: NEPAL on Thu, 21 Sep 07h19
M 4.6 quake: New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Thu, 21 Sep 14h10
M 4.5 quake: FIJI REGION on Thu, 21 Sep 00h43

Largest 20 quakes past 24 hours

Largest 20 quakes on Wednesday, 20 Sep 2017

Complete earthquake list (latest and archive)

Previous news
Wed, 20 Sep 2017, 23:50
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 20 Sep 2017 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (10 quakes between mag 1.0-2.4), Askja (10 quakes between mag 0.2-1.1), Brennisteinsfjöll (2 quakes between mag 0.4-1.5), Cerro Prieto (1 quake mag 2.7), Clear Lake (12 quakes between mag 0.6-2.4), Coso (9 quakes between mag 0.5-1.1) ... read all
Wed, 20 Sep 2017, 23:20
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 20 Sep 2017
Summary: 28 quakes M3+, 24 quakes M4+, 10 quakes M5+, 2 quakes M6+ (64 total) ... read all


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