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Earthquake report world-wide for Monday, 24 Dec 2018
Monday Dec 24, 2018 23:20 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 24 Dec 2018Summary: 51 quakes M3+, 35 quakes M4+, 7 quakes M5+, 1 quake M6+ (94 total)
+: 51 earthquakes
+: 35 earthquakes
+: 7 earthquakes
+: 1 earthquake
List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (past 24 hours):M 6.0 quake: Komandorskiye Ostrova Region on Mon, 24 Dec 12h41M 5.7 quake: Off East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Mon, 24 Dec 00h43M 5.5 quake: Off East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Mon, 24 Dec 00h18M 5.5 quake: Komandorskiye Ostrova Region on Mon, 24 Dec 10h41M 5.2 quake: Kuril Islands on Mon, 24 Dec 18h54M 5.1 quake: Chile-Bolivia Border Region on Mon, 24 Dec 02h19M 5.1 quake: New Zealand on Mon, 24 Dec 13h12M 5.0 quake: 92km WSW of Pangai, Tonga on Mon, 24 Dec 01h00M 4.9 quake: 4.9 GULF OF PARIA, VENEZUELA on Mon, 24 Dec 19h08M 4.8 quake: KOMANDORSKIYE OSTROVA REGION on Sun, 23 Dec 23h52
Sunday, Dec 23, 2018
Quakes detected near: Bardarbunga
(5 quakes between mag 0.4-1.7), Clear Lake
(11 quakes between mag 0.4-1.7), Coso
(3 quakes between mag 0.8-1.0), Etna
(10 quakes between mag 1.1-2.5), Kilauea
(1 quake mag 1.8), Mauna Loa
(2 quakes between mag 1.9-2.1) ...
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