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Earthquake report world-wide for Friday, 21 Sep 2018
Friday Sep 21, 2018 23:20 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 21 Sep 2018
Summary: 39 quakes M3+, 12 quakes M4+, 2 quakes M5+ (53 total)
+: 39 earthquakes
+: 12 earthquakes
+: 2 earthquakes
List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (past 24 hours):M 5.7 quake: GALAPAGOS ISLANDS REGION on Fri, 21 Sep 12h49M 5.2 quake: Fiji Islands Region on Fri, 21 Sep 03h41M 4.9 quake: 78km E of Lakatoro, Vanuatu on Fri, 21 Sep 00h25M 4.8 quake: South of the Fiji Islands on Fri, 21 Sep 16h07M 4.4 quake: 184km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia on Thu, 20 Sep 23h56M 4.4 quake: 67km E of Nemuro, Japan on Fri, 21 Sep 17h18M 4.3 quake: 12 km al NE de Ralco on Fri, 21 Sep 08h23M 4.3 quake: 86km SSW of Masachapa, Nicaragua on Fri, 21 Sep 09h32M 4.3 quake: OFFSHORE MICHOACAN, MEXICO on Fri, 21 Sep 16h38M 4.1 quake: Peru on Fri, 21 Sep 02h30
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Stromboli volcano photos
: The lighthouse of the Thyrrhenian Sea - thanks to its typical, regular explosions that coined the term "strombolian activity", Stromboli is one of the most famous and photogenic volcanoes in the world.
Top 20 quakes in 2016
: Several magnitude 7 quakes occurred in 2016 (but none above M8): Papua New Guinea, NZ, Ecuador, Solomon Islands, Sumatra, Chile, Alaska and others - nearly all major earthquakes were located near active subduction zones.
See the top 20 list of largest quakes in 2016 with this map.
One of the world's most famous volcanoes looming over the City of Naples