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Earthquake reports and news:
Earthquake report world-wide for Wednesday, 24 Jan 2018
Wednesday Jan 24, 2018 23:20 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 24 Jan 2018
Summary: 64 quakes M3+, 29 quakes M4+, 4 quakes M5+, 1 quake M6+ (98 total)
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+: 29 earthquakes
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+: 1 earthquake
List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (past 24 hours):M 6.1 quake: Hokkaido, Japan Region on Wed, 24 Jan 10h51M 5.5 quake: 273km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska on Wed, 24 Jan 00h04M 5.3 quake: Chile-Bolivia Border Region on Wed, 24 Jan 07h46M 5.3 quake: 290km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska on Tue, 23 Jan 23h21M 5.1 quake: Gulf of Alaska on Wed, 24 Jan 16h46M 4.9 quake: Bonin Islands, Japan Region on Wed, 24 Jan 03h14M 4.8 quake: Off West Coast of Northern Sumatra on Wed, 24 Jan 06h57M 4.8 quake: 88km ESE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands on Wed, 24 Jan 15h49M 4.8 quake: Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Wed, 24 Jan 00h40M 4.8 quake: 243km SE of Kodiak, Alaska on Wed, 24 Jan 00h02
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Books about Volcanoes
: A selection of great books about volcanoes and volcanism, grouped into sections of different reading level interest.
Land of Volcanoes & History
: Armenia, a small country in the South Caucasus, has a long dramatic history and a rich cultural heritage. Despite its compact territory, it has much to offer its guests: fascinating mountain landscapes with snowy volcano peaks, beautiful gorges and cliffs, alpine meadows and subtropical forests, monasteries hidden in valleys, archaeological sites and picturesque villages.
Divergent plate boundaries in oceans
: Two ocean plates move apart from each other. Hot upwelling mantle material forms magmas that continuously produce new oceanic crust. An ocean widens.