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Earthquake report world-wide for Monday, 15 Oct 2018
Monday Oct 15, 2018 23:20 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 15 Oct 2018
Summary: 30 quakes M3+, 18 quakes M4+, 5 quakes M5+ (53 total)
+: 30 earthquakes
+: 18 earthquakes
+: 5 earthquakes
List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (past 24 hours):M 5.3 quake: Near East Coast of Kamchatka on Mon, 15 Oct 01h32M 5.2 quake: New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Mon, 15 Oct 19h36M 5.2 quake: 139km ESE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea on Mon, 15 Oct 19h40M 5.0 quake: Northern Sumatra, Indonesia on Mon, 15 Oct 16h26M 5.0 quake: CENTRAL PERU on Mon, 15 Oct 16h33M 4.9 quake: NORTHERN ALASKA on Sun, 14 Oct 23h53M 4.9 quake: WEST OF MACQUARIE ISLAND on Mon, 15 Oct 05h31M 4.9 quake: Chile-Argentina Border Region on Mon, 15 Oct 12h58M 4.8 quake: Near Coast of Guatemala on Mon, 15 Oct 09h05M 4.7 quake: Ukraine/Moldova/SW Russia Region on Mon, 15 Oct 10h42
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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.