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Earthquake report world-wide for Sunday, 21 Oct 2018

Sunday Oct 21, 2018 23:20 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 21 Oct 2018
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 21 Oct 2018


Summary: 40 quakes M3+, 12 quakes M4+, 5 quakes M5+ (57 total)
Magnitude 3+: 40 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 12 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 5 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 5.7 quake: Southwest Indian Ridge on Sun, 21 Oct 01h40
M 5.2 quake: Windward Islands on Sun, 21 Oct 16h35
M 5.0 quake: New Zealand on Sat, 20 Oct 23h24
M 5.0 quake: 30km S of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea on Sun, 21 Oct 12h29
M 5.0 quake: Ecuador on Sun, 21 Oct 21h09
M 4.7 quake: 6km NW of Poso, Indonesia on Sun, 21 Oct 04h29
M 4.7 quake: 258km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji on Sun, 21 Oct 11h25
M 4.7 quake: 145km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji on Sun, 21 Oct 14h35
M 4.7 quake: 39km W of Kuqa, China on Sun, 21 Oct 15h11
M 4.6 quake: 56km S of Gharm, Tajikistan on Sun, 21 Oct 04h37

Largest 20 quakes past 24 hours

Largest 20 quakes on Saturday, 20 Oct 2018

Complete earthquake list (latest and archive)

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Saturday, Oct 20, 2018
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 20 Oct 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (1 quake mag 1.2), Clear Lake (13 quakes between mag 0.3-2.2), Coso (2 quakes between mag 1.1-1.1), Etna (1 quake mag 2.9), Eyafjallajökull (1 quake mag 1.0), Grímsvötn (1 quake mag 1.6) ... read all
Saturday, Oct 20, 2018
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 20 Oct 2018
Summary: 20 quakes M3+, 23 quakes M4+, 2 quakes M5+ (45 total) ... read all
Friday, Oct 19, 2018
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 19 Oct 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Agua de Pau (1 quake mag 2.1), Akutan (1 quake mag 2.5), Askja (1 quake mag 1.6), Clear Lake (15 quakes between mag 0.3-1.8), Coso (3 quakes between mag 0.3-1.1), Etna (1 quake mag 1.8) ... read all
Friday, Oct 19, 2018
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 19 Oct 2018
Summary: 39 quakes M3+, 16 quakes M4+, 6 quakes M5+ (61 total) ... read all
Thursday, Oct 18, 2018
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 18 Oct 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Atka (3 quakes between mag 0.4-1.1), Augustine (1 quake mag 1.6), Brennisteinsfjöll (10 quakes between mag 0.2-2.5), Cabalian (1 quake mag 2.3), Clear Lake (8 quakes between mag 0.6-2.1), Kaiserstuhl (1 quake mag 1.7) ... read all

 

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