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Earthquake report world-wide for Wednesday, 19 Sep 2018
Wednesday Sep 19, 2018 23:20 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 19 Sep 2018
Summary: 33 quakes M3+, 16 quakes M4+, 3 quakes M5+ (52 total)
+: 33 earthquakes
+: 16 earthquakes
+: 3 earthquakes
List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (past 24 hours):M 5.2 quake: Carlsberg Ridge on Wed, 19 Sep 08h53M 5.2 quake: Northern Sumatra, Indonesia on Wed, 19 Sep 11h14M 5.1 quake: Near Coast of Northern Chile on Wed, 19 Sep 18h42M 4.8 quake: SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION on Tue, 18 Sep 23h44M 4.7 quake: MAYOTTE REGION on Tue, 18 Sep 23h37M 4.6 quake: New Zealand on Wed, 19 Sep 05h47M 4.5 quake: NEAR COAST OF NICARAGUA on Wed, 19 Sep 00h59M 4.4 quake: 160km NNW of Bereeda, Somalia on Wed, 19 Sep 09h14M 4.3 quake: 22 km al E de Valdivia on Wed, 19 Sep 11h28M 4.3 quake: Albania on Wed, 19 Sep 15h09
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Introduction to Plate Tectonics
: The Earth's upper, rigid layer is broken into several plates which are in constant motion to one another. Most earthquakes and volcanoes occur as result of these plate boundaries.
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Definition of a volcano
: A volcano is the term for any place on the surface of the earth, where hot molten rock (magma) reaches the surface.