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Earthquake report world-wide for Saturday, 11 Aug 2018

Saturday Aug 11, 2018 23:20 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 11 Aug 2018
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 11 Aug 2018


Summary: 36 quakes M3+, 18 quakes M4+, 5 quakes M5+ (59 total)
Magnitude 3+: 36 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 18 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 5 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 5.5 quake: West of Macquarie Island on Sat, 11 Aug 12h15
M 5.3 quake: 250km ENE of Olonkinbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen on Sat, 11 Aug 05h54
M 5.2 quake: Fiji Islands Region on Sat, 11 Aug 09h45
M 5.1 quake: Jan Mayen Island Region on Sat, 11 Aug 05h54
M 5.0 quake: SOUTH OF KERMADEC ISLANDS on Sat, 11 Aug 17h08
M 4.9 quake: North of Ascension Island on Sat, 11 Aug 02h45
M 4.9 quake: Albania on Sat, 11 Aug 15h38
M 4.8 quake: ADMIRALTY ISLANDS REGION, P.N.G. on Sat, 11 Aug 01h01
M 4.8 quake: North of Ascension Island on Sat, 11 Aug 02h45
M 4.7 quake: Admiralty Islands Region, P.N.G. on Sat, 11 Aug 01h04

Largest 20 quakes past 24 hours

Largest 20 quakes on Friday, 10 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 10 Aug 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Friday, Aug 10, 2018
Quakes detected near: Churchill (1 quake mag 1.3), Clear Lake (11 quakes between mag 0.4-1.8), Coso (1 quake mag 1.0), Goat Rocks (1 quake mag 2.5), Grímsvötn (7 quakes between mag 0.4-1.5), Hrómundartindur (3 quakes between mag 0.2-1.1) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  9 Aug 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Thursday, Aug 09, 2018
Quakes detected near: Clear Lake (7 quakes between mag 0.3-1.4), Coso (3 quakes between mag 0.8-1.4), Don Joao de Castro Bank (1 quake mag 2.4), Furnas (1 quake mag 2.0), Grensdalur (4 quakes between mag 0.2-1.1), Katla (39 quakes between mag 0.1-2.0) ... [more]

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