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Earthquake report world-wide for Saturday, 8 Dec 2018

Saturday Dec 08, 2018 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

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Friday, Dec 07, 2018
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) ... [more]
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Thursday, Dec 06, 2018
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) ... [more]

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