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Earthquake report world-wide for Wednesday, 26 Sep 2018

Wednesday Sep 26, 2018 23:20 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 26 Sep 2018
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 26 Sep 2018


Summary: 38 quakes M3+, 18 quakes M4+, 7 quakes M5+ (63 total)
Magnitude 3+: 38 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 18 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 7 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: Fiji Islands Region on Wed, 26 Sep 00h37
M 5.3 quake: Irian Jaya Region, Indonesia on Wed, 26 Sep 09h27
M 5.2 quake: Irian Jaya Region, Indonesia on Wed, 26 Sep 09h27
M 5.1 quake: Northern Sumatra, Indonesia on Wed, 26 Sep 17h51
M 5.0 quake: SOUTHERN EAST PACIFIC RISE on Wed, 26 Sep 17h33
M 5.0 quake: Fiji Islands Region on Wed, 26 Sep 21h53
M 5.0 quake: Southern East Pacific Rise on Wed, 26 Sep 21h36
M 4.9 quake: VANUATU on Wed, 26 Sep 00h51
M 4.7 quake: Crete, Greece on Wed, 26 Sep 02h52
M 4.7 quake: Chile-Bolivia Border Region on Wed, 26 Sep 15h42

Largest 20 quakes past 24 hours

Largest 20 quakes on Tuesday, 25 Sep 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 25 Sep 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (1 quake mag 1.3), Bardarbunga (4 quakes between mag 0.6-2.7), Clear Lake (13 quakes between mag 0.6-1.4), Coso (1 quake mag 1.1), Grímsvötn (2 quakes between mag 0.9-1.5), Kilauea (3 quakes between mag 1.8-2.5) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 24 Sep 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Monday, Sep 24, 2018
Quakes detected near: Bardarbunga (3 quakes between mag 1.1-1.6), Clear Lake (16 quakes between mag 0.2-1.8), Etna (1 quake mag 1.4), Katla (3 quakes between mag 0.2-2.3), Kilauea (2 quakes between mag 1.7-1.7), Long Valley (6 quakes between mag 0.3-1.6) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 23 Sep 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Sunday, Sep 23, 2018
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (1 quake mag 1.4), Askja (1 quake mag 1.6), Cancanajag (2 quakes between mag 2.3-2.4), Clear Lake (12 quakes between mag 0.6-1.6), Grensdalur (10 quakes between mag 0.2-1.6), Grímsnes (1 quake mag 1.1) ... [more]

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