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Earthquake report world-wide for Sunday, 6 May 2018
Sunday May 06, 2018 23:20 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 6 May 2018Summary: 147 quakes M3+, 31 quakes M4+, 9 quakes M5+ (187 total)
+: 147 earthquakes
+: 31 earthquakes
+: 9 earthquakes
List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (past 24 hours):M 5.2 quake: Eastern Honshu, Japan on Sun, 6 May 20h00M 5.2 quake: Southeast of Honshu, Japan on Sun, 6 May 06h03M 5.1 quake: Pacific-Antarctic Ridge on Sun, 6 May 14h44M 5.1 quake: Mariana Islands on Sun, 6 May 07h00M 5.1 quake: Near Coast of Central Chile on Sun, 6 May 02h44M 5.0 quake: Northern and Central Iran on Sun, 6 May 19h57M 5.0 quake: Prince Edward Islands Region on Sun, 6 May 19h32M 5.0 quake: Honduras on Sun, 6 May 19h02M 5.0 quake: Afghanistan-Tajikistan Border Region on Sun, 6 May 00h01M 4.9 quake: Prince Edward Islands region on Sun, 6 May 19h27
More on VolcanoDiscovery:
Ijen volcano photos
: Ijen volcano in East Java is famous for its turquoise acid crater lake and the large sulfur deposits that are being mined by local workers. At night, the scene is illuminated by ghostly blue flames, as sulfur ignites.
Igneous or magmatic rocks
: The most primitive rock type forms when magma (molten rock) solidifies - either inside the earth (plutonic rocks) or during volcanic eruptions (volcanic rocks). A short overview.
Ambrym volcano photos
: Ambrym (Vanuatu) is one of the most active volcanoes in the world. Its vast caldera has an amazing moonscape and several active vents that contain boiling lava lakes, most famous Marum and Benbow.