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Earthquake reports and news:
Earthquake report world-wide for Tuesday, 20 August 2019
Wednesday Aug 21, 2019 00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 21 Aug 2019
Summary: 166 quakes M2+, 58 quakes M3+, 23 quakes M4+, 4 quakes M5+ (251 total)
+: 166 earthquakes
+: 58 earthquakes
+: 23 earthquakes
+: 4 earthquakes
Total seismic energy estimate: 6.2*10^13 J (17.2 GWh / 14784 tons of TNT / 0.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more
List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (20 Aug 2019):
#1: M 5.9 quake: Santa Cruz Islands (Solomon Islands) on Tue, 20 Aug 13h03
#2: M 5.2 quake: Off Coast of Central America on Tue, 20 Aug 15h47
#3: M 5.0 quake: Ryukyu Islands, Japan on Tue, 20 Aug 08h20
#4: M 5.0 quake: Ryukyu Islands, Japan on Tue, 20 Aug 12h52
#5: M 4.9 quake: New Zealand on Tue, 20 Aug 11h16
#6: M 4.8 quake: Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Tue, 20 Aug 11h35
#7: M 4.8 quake: 156km ENE of Anatahan, Northern Mariana Islands on Tue, 20 Aug 18h31
#8: M 4.6 quake: Xizang (China) on Tue, 20 Aug 01h08
#9: M 4.6 quake: Tanzania on Tue, 20 Aug 06h54
#10: M 4.6 quake: Northern Chile on Tue, 20 Aug 17h04
Number of quakes and energy released vs time
Number of quakes and energy released vs magnitude
Magnitude of quakes and energy released vs time
Monday, Aug 19, 2019
Quakes detected near: Churchill
(1 quake mag 1.6), Coso
(86 quakes between mag 0.2-2.5), Esjufjöll
(2 quakes between mag 0.8-1.0), Gagak
(10 quakes between mag 2.6-3.1), Hengill
(2 quakes between mag 0.8-1.1), Inyo Craters
(2 quakes between mag 1.0-1.3) ...
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Definition of a volcano
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Tours to active volcanoes
: Watching a volcanic eruption is one of the most impressive natural displays. We have a wide selection of tours to active volcanoes worldwide at different activity and difficulty levels.