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Earthquake report world-wide for Friday, 5 Oct 2018
Friday Oct 05, 2018 23:20 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 5 Oct 2018Summary: 32 quakes M3+, 8 quakes M4+, 6 quakes M5+ (46 total)
+: 32 earthquakes
+: 8 earthquakes
+: 6 earthquakes
List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (past 24 hours):M 5.6 quake: Ascension Island region on Fri, 5 Oct 14h59M 5.3 quake: Southeast of Loyalty Islands on Fri, 5 Oct 21h08M 5.2 quake: Hokkaido, Japan Region on Thu, 4 Oct 23h58M 5.2 quake: ASCENSION ISLAND REGION on Fri, 5 Oct 15h13M 5.0 quake: BISMARCK SEA on Fri, 5 Oct 01h56M 5.0 quake: Mid Indian Ridge on Fri, 5 Oct 18h16M 4.9 quake: JUJUY, ARGENTINA on Thu, 4 Oct 23h21M 4.8 quake: SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS on Fri, 5 Oct 21h23M 4.7 quake: Central Peru on Fri, 5 Oct 01h46M 4.6 quake: Northern East Pacific Rise on Fri, 5 Oct 10h34
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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.