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Earthquake report world-wide for Friday, 4 May 2018
Friday May 04, 2018 23:20 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 4 May 2018Summary: 43 quakes M3+, 22 quakes M4+, 4 quakes M5+, 1 quake M6+ (70 total)
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+: 1 earthquake
List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (past 24 hours):M 6.3 quake: Hawaii on Fri, 4 May 22h32M 5.4 quake: 18km SW of Leilani Estates, Hawaii on Fri, 4 May 21h32M 5.2 quake: Near Coast of Central Chile on Fri, 4 May 20h25M 5.1 quake: Easter Island Region on Fri, 4 May 03h36M 5.1 quake: 230km S of `Ohonua, Tonga on Fri, 4 May 07h47M 4.7 quake: ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII on Fri, 4 May 22h48M 4.7 quake: 54km WSW of Changji, China on Fri, 4 May 16h45M 4.7 quake: OFFSHORE GUATEMALA on Fri, 4 May 11h09M 4.7 quake: SOUTHERN QINGHAI, CHINA on Fri, 4 May 16h37M 4.6 quake: ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII on Fri, 4 May 22h37
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