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Earthquake report world-wide for Tuesday, 7 Aug 2018

Tuesday Aug 07, 2018 23:20 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  7 Aug 2018
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 7 Aug 2018


Summary: 29 quakes M3+, 17 quakes M4+, 4 quakes M5+ (50 total)
Magnitude 3+: 29 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 17 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 5.8 quake: Greenland Sea on Tue, 7 Aug 13h57
M 5.8 quake: Off East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Tue, 7 Aug 15h12
M 5.7 quake: Greenland Sea on Tue, 7 Aug 13h57
M 5.5 quake: Northern Colombia on Tue, 7 Aug 15h53
M 4.9 quake: ADMIRALTY ISLANDS REGION, P.N.G. on Tue, 7 Aug 02h47
M 4.8 quake: Bismarck Sea on Tue, 7 Aug 02h58
M 4.8 quake: Kyrgyzstan on Tue, 7 Aug 17h17
M 4.7 quake: New Zealand on Tue, 7 Aug 08h08
M 4.6 quake: Greenland Sea on Tue, 7 Aug 16h55
M 4.5 quake: 4.5 LOMBOK REGION, INDONESIA on Tue, 7 Aug 06h01

Largest 20 quakes past 24 hours

Largest 20 quakes on Monday, 6 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  6 Aug 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Monday, Aug 06, 2018
Quakes detected near: Cerro Prieto (3 quakes between mag 1.8-2.7), Clear Lake (10 quakes between mag 0.6-1.6), Etna (6 quakes between mag 1.1-1.7), Katla (3 quakes between mag 0.5-1.5), Kilauea (21 quakes between mag 1.7-2.6), Krísuvík (2 quakes between mag 1.0-1.5) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  5 Aug 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Sunday, Aug 05, 2018
Quakes detected near: Cerro Prieto (2 quakes between mag 2.1-2.2), Clear Lake (21 quakes between mag 0.5-2.2), Grímsvötn (2 quakes between mag 1.5-2.2), Irazu (1 quake mag 2.7), Katla (1 quake mag 1.5), Kilauea (54 quakes between mag 1.2-3.1) ... [more]

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