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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
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)
Magnitude 3+: 64 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 29 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 4 earthquakes
Magnitude 6+: 1 earthquake
Magnitude 7+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 9+: none

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

M 6.1 quake: Hokkaido, Japan Region on Wed, 24 Jan 10h51
M 5.5 quake: 273km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska on Wed, 24 Jan 00h04
M 5.3 quake: Chile-Bolivia Border Region on Wed, 24 Jan 07h46
M 5.3 quake: 290km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska on Tue, 23 Jan 23h21
M 5.1 quake: Gulf of Alaska on Wed, 24 Jan 16h46
M 4.9 quake: Bonin Islands, Japan Region on Wed, 24 Jan 03h14
M 4.8 quake: Off West Coast of Northern Sumatra on Wed, 24 Jan 06h57
M 4.8 quake: 88km ESE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands on Wed, 24 Jan 15h49
M 4.8 quake: Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Wed, 24 Jan 00h40
M 4.8 quake: 243km SE of Kodiak, Alaska on Wed, 24 Jan 00h02

Largest 20 quakes past 24 hours

Largest 20 quakes on Tuesday, 23 Jan 2018

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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 23 Jan 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018
Quakes detected near: Bardarbunga (1 quake mag 2.1), Barva (2 quakes between mag 3.2-3.6), Brennisteinsfjöll (1 quake mag 1.5), Clear Lake (16 quakes between mag 0.5-1.5), Esjufjöll (1 quake mag 1.0), Etna (8 quakes between mag 1.0-2.5) ... [more]

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