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Earthquake report world-wide for Wednesday, 4 September 2019
Thursday Sep 05, 2019 00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 5 Sep 2019Summary: 196 quakes M2+, 78 quakes M3+, 23 quakes M4+, 6 quakes M5+ (303 total)
+: 196 earthquakes
+: 78 earthquakes
+: 23 earthquakes
+: 6 earthquakes
Total seismic energy estimate: 3.4*10^13 J (9.36 GWh / 8051 tons of TNT / 0.5 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more
List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (4 Sep 2019):
#1: M 5.5 quake: Fiji Islands Region (Tonga) on Wed, 4 Sep 09h48
#2: M 5.2 quake: New Zealand on Wed, 4 Sep 07h02
#3: M 5.1 quake: New Zealand on Wed, 4 Sep 09h13
#4: M 5.1 quake: New Zealand on Wed, 4 Sep 06h46
#5: M 5.0 quake: Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Wed, 4 Sep 13h37
#6: M 5.0 quake: Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Wed, 4 Sep 18h09
#7: M 4.9 quake: Bonin Islands, Japan Region on Wed, 4 Sep 16h02
#8: M 4.8 quake: Chile-Argentina Border Region on Wed, 4 Sep 21h13
#9: M 4.7 quake: Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Wed, 4 Sep 15h58
#10: M 4.7 quake: South of Java, Indonesia on Wed, 4 Sep 18h06
Number of quakes and energy released vs time
Number of quakes and energy released vs magnitude
Magnitude of quakes and energy released vs time
Wednesday, Sep 04, 2019
Quakes detected near: Clear Lake
(28 quakes between mag 0.3-2.0), Coso
(41 quakes between mag 0.4-2.1), Etna
(1 quake mag 1.8), Grímsvötn
(7 quakes between mag 0.6-1.8), Ijen
(1 quake mag 3.0), Iliamna
(1 quake mag 1.8) ...
Monday, Sep 02, 2019
Quakes detected near: Askja
(2 quakes between mag 0.7-1.1), Clear Lake
(25 quakes between mag 0.2-1.0), Coso
(41 quakes between mag 0.3-1.6), Denison
(1 quake mag 2.0), Etna
(2 quakes between mag 1.0-1.5), Grímsnes
(2 quakes between mag 0.9-1.2) ...
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Introduction to Plate Tectonics
: The Earth's upper, rigid layer is broken into several plates which are in constant motion to one another. Most earthquakes and volcanoes occur as result of these plate boundaries.
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Definition of a volcano
: A volcano is the term for any place on the surface of the earth, where hot molten rock (magma) reaches the surface.