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Earthquake report world-wide for Tuesday, 17 Apr 2018

Tuesday Apr 17, 2018 23:20 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 17 Apr 2018
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 17 Apr 2018


Summary: 22 quakes M3+, 18 quakes M4+, 7 quakes M5+ (47 total)
Magnitude 3+: 22 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 18 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 7 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 5.6 quake: Irian Jaya Region, Indonesia on Tue, 17 Apr 02h52
M 5.4 quake: Irian Jaya Region, Indonesia on Tue, 17 Apr 02h52
M 5.2 quake: Chile-Bolivia Border Region on Tue, 17 Apr 13h46
M 5.2 quake: Halmahera, Indonesia on Tue, 17 Apr 02h39
M 5.2 quake: 269km E of Amahai, Indonesia on Tue, 17 Apr 04h55
M 5.2 quake: Irian Jaya Region, Indonesia on Tue, 17 Apr 04h56
M 5.1 quake: Irian Jaya Region, Indonesia on Tue, 17 Apr 04h55
M 4.9 quake: New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Tue, 17 Apr 14h24
M 4.9 quake: 141km ENE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands on Tue, 17 Apr 14h40
M 4.9 quake: Fiji Islands Region on Tue, 17 Apr 19h59

Largest 20 quakes past 24 hours

Largest 20 quakes on Monday, 16 Apr 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 16 Apr 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Monday, Apr 16, 2018
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (3 quakes between mag 1.1-2.6), Amiata (3 quakes between mag 1.1-1.6), Clear Lake (12 quakes between mag 0.5-1.6), Coso (2 quakes between mag 0.7-1.2), Hrómundartindur (1 quake mag 1.6), Katla (6 quakes between mag 0.3-1.4) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 15 Apr 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Sunday, Apr 15, 2018
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (1 quake mag 1.1), Bardarbunga (2 quakes between mag 1.0-2.2), Clear Lake (10 quakes between mag 0.6-1.9), Douglas (2 quakes between mag 1.3-1.8), Etna (1 quake mag 2.6), Kilauea (7 quakes between mag 1.7-3.0) ... [more]

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