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Earthquake report world-wide for Thursday, 3 Jan 2019

Thursday Jan 03, 2019 23:20 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR

World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  3 Jan 2019
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 3 Jan 2019


Summary: 39 quakes M3+, 24 quakes M4+, 6 quakes M5+ (69 total)
Magnitude 3+: 39 earthquakes
Magnitude 4+: 24 earthquakes
Magnitude 5+: 6 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 5.5 quake: Kuril Islands on Thu, 3 Jan 20h46
M 5.4 quake: 82km S of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands on Thu, 3 Jan 12h47
M 5.1 quake: SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION on Thu, 3 Jan 00h03
M 5.1 quake: Seram, Indonesia on Thu, 3 Jan 04h21
M 5.1 quake: South of Sumbawa, Indonesia on Thu, 3 Jan 04h49
M 5.1 quake: Komandorskiye Ostrova Region on Thu, 3 Jan 21h35
M 4.9 quake: Sichuan, China on Thu, 3 Jan 00h48
M 4.9 quake: Southwestern Ryukyu Islands, Japan on Thu, 3 Jan 15h34
M 4.9 quake: NORTHERN PERU on Thu, 3 Jan 21h11
M 4.8 quake: Kyushu, Japan on Thu, 3 Jan 09h10

Largest 20 quakes past 24 hours

Largest 20 quakes on Wednesday, 2 Jan 2019

Complete earthquake list (latest and archive)

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World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  2 Jan 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Wednesday, Jan 02, 2019
Quakes detected near: Amiata (1 quake mag 1.1), Brennisteinsfjöll (2 quakes between mag 0.5-1.5), Clear Lake (13 quakes between mag 0.3-2.3), El Hierro (1 quake mag 1.7), Etna (2 quakes between mag 1.3-2.2), Kilauea (5 quakes between mag 1.8-2.3) ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  1 Jan 2019 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Tuesday, Jan 01, 2019
Quakes detected near: Askja (5 quakes between mag 0.1-1.1), Bardarbunga (2 quakes between mag 0.6-1.1), Brennisteinsfjöll (2 quakes between mag 0.7-1.1), Clear Lake (12 quakes between mag 0.8-2.3), Etna (2 quakes between mag 1.2-1.5), Grensdalur (6 quakes between mag 0.7-1.6) ... [more]
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 6.5 during 2018
Tuesday, Jan 01, 2019
Summary: 16841 quakes M3+, 7699 quakes M4+, 1702 quakes M5+, 118 quakes M6+, 16 quakes M7+, 1 quake M8+ (26377 total) ... [more]

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