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Earthquake report world-wide for Thursday, 12 Oct 2017
Thursday Oct 12, 2017 23:20 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 12 Oct 2017Summary: 21 quakes M3+, 17 quakes M4+, 4 quakes M5+ (42 total)
+: 21 earthquakes
+: 17 earthquakes
+: 4 earthquakes
List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (past 24 hours):M 5.5 quake: Cordoba Province, Argentina on Thu, 12 Oct 18h59M 5.3 quake: SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION on Thu, 12 Oct 03h12M 5.3 quake: Off East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Thu, 12 Oct 06h12M 5.0 quake: Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands on Thu, 12 Oct 08h23M 4.9 quake: 114km SSW of Chirikof Island, Alaska on Thu, 12 Oct 00h01M 4.8 quake: Xizang on Thu, 12 Oct 07h52M 4.6 quake: Oaxaca, Mexico on Thu, 12 Oct 00h44M 4.6 quake: FIJI REGION on Thu, 12 Oct 08h20M 4.6 quake: South of Bali, Indonesia on Thu, 12 Oct 16h56M 4.6 quake: SOLOMON ISLANDS on Thu, 12 Oct 22h46
Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar
(5 quakes between mag 0.9-2.1), Clear Lake
(7 quakes between mag 0.7-1.5), Etna
(2 quakes between mag 1.6-1.9), Irazu
(2 quakes between mag 3.3-3.8), Krísuvík
(3 quakes between mag 0.9-1.2), Kverkfjöll
(4 quakes between mag 0.7-1.2) ... [more]
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