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Earthquake report world-wide for Friday, 3 Aug 2018

Friday Aug 03, 2018 23:20 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

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


Summary: 57 quakes M3+, 9 quakes M4+, 4 quakes M5+ (70 total)
Magnitude 3+: 57 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 9 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 4 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: Tanimbar Islands Reg., Indonesia on Fri, 3 Aug 05h42
M 5.1 quake: Aru Islands Region, Indonesia on Fri, 3 Aug 08h31
M 5.0 quake: Qinghai, China on Fri, 3 Aug 01h34
M 5.0 quake: Central Mid Atlantic Ridge on Fri, 3 Aug 18h50
M 4.8 quake: Central Mid Atlantic Ridge on Fri, 3 Aug 18h50
M 4.6 quake: Southeast of Honshu, Japan on Fri, 3 Aug 13h07
M 4.5 quake: HINDU KUSH REGION, AFGHANISTAN on Fri, 3 Aug 00h28
M 4.4 quake: 69 km al NO de Navidad on Fri, 3 Aug 03h15
M 4.4 quake: 83km SE of Uyugan, Philippines on Fri, 3 Aug 09h55
M 4.4 quake: 241km E of Amahai, Indonesia on Fri, 3 Aug 20h27

Largest 20 quakes past 24 hours

Largest 20 quakes on Thursday, 2 Aug 2018

Complete earthquake list (latest and archive)

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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  2 Aug 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Thursday, Aug 02, 2018
Quakes detected near: Bam (1 quake mag 4.9), Clear Lake (6 quakes between mag 0.3-1.7), El Hierro (2 quakes between mag 2.2-2.5), Etna (3 quakes between mag 0.9-1.5), Eyafjallajökull (1 quake mag 1.9), Grímsvötn (5 quakes between mag 0.4-2.1) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  1 Aug 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Wednesday, Aug 01, 2018
Quakes detected near: Bardarbunga (8 quakes between mag 0.1-3.7), Clear Lake (11 quakes between mag 0.5-1.2), Don Joao de Castro Bank (4 quakes between mag 2.3-3.3), El Hierro (1 quake mag 1.6), Esjufjöll (1 quake mag 1.1), Etna (2 quakes between mag 1.3-1.5) ... [more]
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 5 during July 2018
Wednesday, Aug 01, 2018
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Summary: 14550 quakes M2+, 2322 quakes M3+, 577 quakes M4+, 134 quakes M5+, 6 quakes M6+ (17589 total) ... [more]

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