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Earthquake reports and news:
Earthquake report world-wide for Friday, 13 December 2019
Saturday Dec 14, 2019 00:24 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 14 Dec 2019Summary: 228 quakes M2+, 76 quakes M3+, 22 quakes M4+, 3 quakes M5+ (329 total)
+: 228 earthquakes
+: 76 earthquakes
+: 22 earthquakes
+: 3 earthquakes
Total seismic energy estimate: 1.6*10^13 J (4.39 GWh / 3775 tons of TNT / 0.2 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more
List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (13 Dec 2019):
#1: M 5.1 quake: Banda Sea (Indonesia) on Fri, 13 Dec 12h43
#2: M 5.1 quake: 43 km al Oeste de Cabo Velas, Guanacaste. (Costa Rica) on Fri, 13 Dec 14h23
#3: M 5.1 quake: Halmahera, Indonesia on Fri, 13 Dec 17h04
#4: M 4.8 quake: Southern Sumatra, Indonesia on Fri, 13 Dec 07h11
#5: M 4.7 quake: Halmahera, Indonesia on Fri, 13 Dec 02h38
#6: M 4.7 quake: Kyrgyzstan on Fri, 13 Dec 04h39
#7: M 4.7 quake: 14km W of Ciudad Sandino, Nicaragua on Fri, 13 Dec 06h40
#8: M 4.7 quake: Chile-Argentina Border Region on Fri, 13 Dec 20h50
#9: M 4.6 quake: Near S. Coast Of Honshu, Japan on Fri, 13 Dec 18h24
#10: M 4.5 quake: W Faial (Portugal) on Fri, 13 Dec 07h47
Number of quakes and energy released vs time
Number of quakes and energy released vs magnitude
Magnitude of quakes and energy released vs time
More on VolcanoDiscovery:
Kuril Islands expedition
: The Kuril islands form one of the most active volcanic chains in the world, but are very difficult to access. From time to time, we organize expeditions to some of these remote and still unspoiled islands. Adventure guaranteed!
Largest 20 earthquakes past 24 hrs
: Our continuously updated worldwide map and list of the most recent largest earthquakes in the world during the past 24 hours.
You can also find top 20 lists for given past days / months / years from the archive.
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Merapi volcano photos
: One of the most active and most dangerous volcanoes of Indonesia: Merapi meaning "the one who makes fire", is a feared but also venerated holy mountain looming over the city of Yogyakarta, capital of Central Java.