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Earthquake report world-wide for Thursday, 27 Dec 2018
Thursday Dec 27, 2018 23:20 PM | AUTORE: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
World map showing earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 27 Dec 2018Summary: 45 quakes M3+, 27 quakes M4+, 7 quakes M5+ (79 total)
+: 45 earthquakes
+: 27 earthquakes
+: 7 earthquakes
List of 10 largest earthquakes in the world (past 24 hours):M 5.3 quake: Near Coast of Venezuela on Thu, 27 Dec 08h59M 5.1 quake: Solomon Islands on Thu, 27 Dec 05h39M 5.1 quake: SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION on Thu, 27 Dec 11h25M 5.1 quake: SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION on Thu, 27 Dec 12h26M 5.0 quake: TONGA REGION on Wed, 26 Dec 23h36M 5.0 quake: MYANMAR on Thu, 27 Dec 00h35M 5.0 quake: TONGA REGION on Thu, 27 Dec 14h46M 4.9 quake: 13km NW of Anchorage, Alaska on Thu, 27 Dec 14h21M 4.9 quake: SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION on Thu, 27 Dec 16h24M 4.9 quake: Komandorskiye Ostrova Region on Thu, 27 Dec 18h49
Piu su VolcanoDiscovery:
Divergent plate boundaries in oceans
: Two ocean plates move apart from each other. Hot upwelling mantle material forms magmas that continuously produce new oceanic crust. An ocean widens.
Top 20 quakes in 2016
: Several magnitude 7 quakes occurred in 2016 (but none above M8): Papua New Guinea, NZ, Ecuador, Solomon Islands, Sumatra, Chile, Alaska and others - nearly all major earthquakes were located near active subduction zones.
See the top 20 list of largest quakes in 2016 with this map.
Volcanoes in the Solar System
: The Earth is not the only place with volcanic activity. Active volcanism also occurs at at least 3 other bodies in our Solar System.