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Earthquake report world-wide for Thursday, 16 Aug 2018

Thursday Aug 16, 2018 23:20 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 16 Aug 2018
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 16 Aug 2018


Summary: 43 quakes M3+, 21 quakes M4+, 1 quake M5+, 1 quake M6+ (66 total)
Magnitude 3+: 43 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 21 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 1 earthquake
Magnitude 6+: 1 earthquake
Magnitude 7+: none
Magnitude 8+: none
Magnitude 9+: none

List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (past 24 hours):


M 6.2 quake: Volcano Islands, Japan Region on Thu, 16 Aug 18h22
M 5.0 quake: Kuril Islands on Thu, 16 Aug 03h52
M 4.9 quake: NICOBAR ISLANDS, INDIA REGION on Thu, 16 Aug 08h12
M 4.9 quake: 109km E of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on Thu, 16 Aug 16h08
M 4.9 quake: Southern Italy on Thu, 16 Aug 18h19
M 4.8 quake: Northern Sumatra, Indonesia on Thu, 16 Aug 03h10
M 4.8 quake: Italija on Thu, 16 Aug 20h22
M 4.7 quake: NEW GUINEA, PAPUA NEW GUINEA on Wed, 15 Aug 23h21
M 4.7 quake: 54km NE of Mawlaik, Burma on Thu, 16 Aug 11h55
M 4.6 quake: NEAR COAST OF ECUADOR on Thu, 16 Aug 19h09

Largest 20 quakes past 24 hours

Largest 20 quakes on Wednesday, 15 Aug 2018

Complete earthquake list (latest and archive)

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Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 15 Aug 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (1 quake mag 2.4), Brennisteinsfjöll (2 quakes between mag 0.7-1.0), Buzzard Creek (1 quake mag 1.5), Campi Flegrei Mar Sicilia (1 quake mag 2.3), Cerro Prieto (1 quake mag 1.9), Clear Lake (14 quakes between mag 0.3-1.6) ... read all
Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 15 Aug 2018
Summary: 46 quakes M3+, 23 quakes M4+, 2 quakes M5+, 1 quake M6+ (72 total) ... read all
Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 14 Aug 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Amiata (1 quake mag 1.3), Askja (4 quakes between mag 0.9-1.7), Atka (1 quake mag 3.3), Clear Lake (2 quakes between mag 0.8-1.3), Grensdalur (27 quakes between mag 0.1-2.5), Grímsnes (1 quake mag 1.4) ... read all

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