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Earthquake report world-wide for Thursday, 17 May 2018
Thursday May 17, 2018 23:20 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 17 May 2018Summary: 82 quakes M3+, 15 quakes M4+, 9 quakes M5+ (106 total)
+: 82 earthquakes
+: 15 earthquakes
+: 9 earthquakes
List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (past 24 hours):M 5.8 quake: Hokkaido, Japan Region on Thu, 17 May 18h42M 5.7 quake: South of Mariana Islands on Thu, 17 May 18h47M 5.6 quake: New Zealand on Thu, 17 May 21h44M 5.5 quake: South of Kermadec Islands on Thu, 17 May 21h43M 5.3 quake: 11km SSE of Hasaki, Japan on Thu, 17 May 03h12M 5.3 quake: 11km SSE of Hasaki, Japan on Thu, 17 May 03h12M 5.2 quake: 7km E of Mala, Peru on Thu, 17 May 11h07M 5.2 quake: 7km E of Mala, Peru on Thu, 17 May 11h07M 5.1 quake: SOUTH OF KERMADEC ISLANDS on Thu, 17 May 18h24M 4.9 quake: Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands on Thu, 17 May 19h41
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Sakurajima volcano photos
: One of the world's most active volcanoes, Sakurajima on Japan's Kyushu Island is famous for its frequent vulcanian explosions, often accompanied by eruption lightning.
The term for all fine-grained volcanic products fragmented during explosive eruptions.