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Earthquake report world-wide for Tuesday, 9 Jan 2018

Tuesday Jan 09, 2018 23:20 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  9 Jan 2018
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 9 Jan 2018


Summary: 40 quakes M3+, 14 quakes M4+, 3 quakes M5+ (57 total)
Magnitude 3+: 40 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 14 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 5.5 quake: Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Tue, 9 Jan 22h30
M 5.1 quake: Galapagos Islands Region on Tue, 9 Jan 00h05
M 5.0 quake: Fiji Islands Region on Mon, 8 Jan 23h59
M 4.9 quake: Tajikistan on Tue, 9 Jan 00h05
M 4.9 quake: NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN on Tue, 9 Jan 22h20
M 4.7 quake: Izu Islands, Japan region on Tue, 9 Jan 17h50
M 4.6 quake: 5km NE of Miyako, Japan on Tue, 9 Jan 04h43
M 4.6 quake: 99km SW of Tres Picos, Mexico on Tue, 9 Jan 07h27
M 4.3 quake: 42km WNW of Son La, Vietnam on Mon, 8 Jan 23h21
M 4.2 quake: OFFSHORE OAXACA, MEXICO on Tue, 9 Jan 14h22

Largest 20 quakes past 24 hours

Largest 20 quakes on Monday, 8 Jan 2018

Complete earthquake list (latest and archive)

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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  8 Jan 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Monday, Jan 08, 2018
Quakes detected near: Clear Lake (18 quakes between mag 0.6-2.5), Grímsnes (1 quake mag 1.3), Kilauea (4 quakes between mag 1.0-2.7), Long Valley (4 quakes between mag 1.0-2.0), Lunar Crater (1 quake mag 1.0), Mammoth Mountain (1 quake mag 1.0) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  7 Jan 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Sunday, Jan 07, 2018
Quakes detected near: Askja (12 quakes between mag 0.4-1.1), Clear Lake (20 quakes between mag 0.6-2.1), Grímsnes (4 quakes between mag 0.4-1.4), Hrómundartindur (7 quakes between mag 0.3-1.4), Inyo Craters (3 quakes between mag 0.8-1.0), Long Valley (6 quakes between mag 0.8-2.1) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  6 Jan 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Saturday, Jan 06, 2018
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (2 quakes between mag 1.5-2.1), Bardarbunga (4 quakes between mag 0.7-1.9), Buzzard Creek (1 quake mag 1.9), Clear Lake (18 quakes between mag 0.5-2.1), Coso (2 quakes between mag 1.4-1.6), Etna (1 quake mag 1.7) ... [more]

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