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Earthquake reports and news:
Earthquake report world-wide for Saturday, 12 May 2018
Saturday May 12, 2018 23:20 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 12 May 2018Summary: 50 quakes M3+, 27 quakes M4+, 1 quake M5+ (78 total)
+: 50 earthquakes
+: 27 earthquakes
+: 1 earthquake
List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (past 24 hours):M 5.0 quake: Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Sat, 12 May 16h49M 4.9 quake: Banda Sea on Sat, 12 May 05h53M 4.8 quake: 125km NE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand on Sat, 12 May 20h32M 4.8 quake: Northern Mid Atlantic Ridge on Sat, 12 May 02h35M 4.8 quake: Eastern Honshu, Japan on Sat, 12 May 01h29M 4.7 quake: TAIWAN on Sat, 12 May 04h17M 4.6 quake: PRINCE EDWARD ISLANDS REGION on Sat, 12 May 22h12M 4.6 quake: 92km WSW of Mendi, Papua New Guinea on Sat, 12 May 20h01M 4.6 quake: New Zealand on Sat, 12 May 05h43M 4.6 quake: Northern Mid Atlantic Ridge on Sat, 12 May 02h26
More on VolcanoDiscovery:
Earthquakes near Volcanoes
: Our world-wide map continuously detects shallow earthquakes near volcanoes. These could be early signs of unrest and often precede eruptions.
Exploring the unknown
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Private tours on Etna volcano
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