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Earthquake report world-wide for Saturday, 8 Dec 2018

Sat, 8 Dec 2018, 23:20
23:20 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  8 Dec 2018
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 8 Dec 2018


Summary: 27 quakes M3+, 22 quakes M4+, 3 quakes M5+ (52 total)
Magnitude 3+: 27 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 22 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 3 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 5.2 quake: Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Sat, 8 Dec 01h53
M 5.1 quake: SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS on Sat, 8 Dec 02h57
M 5.0 quake: Southeast of Loyalty Islands on Sat, 8 Dec 07h07
M 4.9 quake: 264km SSW of Stanley, Falkland Islands on Sat, 8 Dec 05h24
M 4.9 quake: SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS on Sat, 8 Dec 10h17
M 4.9 quake: Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Sat, 8 Dec 17h45
M 4.8 quake: SOUTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA on Sat, 8 Dec 04h02
M 4.7 quake: 83km WSW of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea on Sat, 8 Dec 13h59
M 4.6 quake: SALTA, ARGENTINA on Sat, 8 Dec 03h31
M 4.6 quake: KAMCHATKA PENINSULA, RUSSIA on Sat, 8 Dec 04h53

Largest 20 quakes past 24 hours

Largest 20 quakes on Friday, 7 Dec 2018

Complete earthquake list (latest and archive)

Previous news
Fri, 7 Dec 2018, 23:50
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  7 Dec 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Bardarbunga (4 quakes between mag 0.5-1.5), Clear Lake (14 quakes between mag 0.3-1.9), Gareloi (1 quake mag 1.3), Great Sitkin (1 quake mag 1.3), Grensdalur (4 quakes between mag 0.6-1.0), Hrómundartindur (4 quakes between mag 0.3-1.0) ... read all
Fri, 7 Dec 2018, 23:20
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  7 Dec 2018
Summary: 28 quakes M3+, 22 quakes M4+, 6 quakes M5+ (56 total) ... read all
Thu, 6 Dec 2018, 23:50
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  6 Dec 2018 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Askja (5 quakes between mag 0.2-2.3), Brennisteinsfjöll (1 quake mag 1.0), Clear Lake (4 quakes between mag 0.9-1.8), Coso (2 quakes between mag 0.5-1.4), Hrómundartindur (2 quakes between mag 0.5-1.0), Kilauea (3 quakes between mag 1.8-2.7) ... read all
Thu, 6 Dec 2018, 23:20
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  6 Dec 2018
Summary: 42 quakes M3+, 25 quakes M4+, 7 quakes M5+ (74 total) ... read all

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