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List, maps and statistics of the 20 largest earthquakes on Thursday, 31 Aug 2017

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List, maps and statistics of the 20 largest earthquakes on Thursday, 31 Aug 2017
List, maps and statistics of the 20 largest earthquakes on Thursday, 31 Aug 2017

#1: M 6.3 72km NE of Muara Siberut, Indonesia

Time (UTC): Thursday, 31 Aug 2017 17:06
Hypocenter depth: 45.1 km
Local time at epicenter: 2017-09-01 00:06:55 +07:00
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#2: M 6.1 Southern Sumatra, Indonesia

Time (UTC): Thursday, 31 Aug 2017 17:06
Hypocenter depth: 61.0 km
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#3: M 5.5 KODIAK ISLAND REGION, ALASKA

Time (UTC): Thursday, 31 Aug 2017 17:46
Hypocenter depth: 62.0 km
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#4: M 5.5 Southern Molucca Sea

Time (UTC): Thursday, 31 Aug 2017 22:57
Hypocenter depth: 55.0 km
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#5: M 5.0 Southern Iran

Time (UTC): Thursday, 31 Aug 2017 01:30
Hypocenter depth: 10.0 km
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#6: M 4.9 Near Coast of Guatemala

Time (UTC): Thursday, 31 Aug 2017 05:48
Hypocenter depth: 10.0 km
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#7: M 4.8 North Atlantic Ocean

Time (UTC): Thursday, 31 Aug 2017 14:55
Hypocenter depth: 10.0 km
Local time at epicenter: 2017-08-31 11:55:36 -03:00
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#8: M 4.7 Eastern New Guinea Reg., P.N.G.

Time (UTC): Thursday, 31 Aug 2017 22:41
Hypocenter depth: 179.0 km
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#9: M 4.6 Irian Jaya Region, Indonesia

Time (UTC): Thursday, 31 Aug 2017 12:04
Hypocenter depth: 10.0 km
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#10: M 4.6 Near Coast of Venezuela

Time (UTC): Thursday, 31 Aug 2017 15:47
Hypocenter depth: 118.0 km
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#11: M 4.5 SOUTHERN IRAN

Time (UTC): Thursday, 31 Aug 2017 03:08
Hypocenter depth: 2.0 km
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#12: M 4.5 CENTRAL ALASKA

Time (UTC): Thursday, 31 Aug 2017 07:53
Hypocenter depth: 108.0 km
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#13: M 4.3 OFFSHORE GUATEMALA

Time (UTC): Thursday, 31 Aug 2017 07:08
Hypocenter depth: 10.0 km
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#14: M 4.3 CENTRAL MEDITERRANEAN SEA

Time (UTC): Thursday, 31 Aug 2017 14:30
Hypocenter depth: 60.0 km
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#15: M 4.3 6 km al Este de Pavon, Golfito.

Time (UTC): Thursday, 31 Aug 2017 14:01
Hypocenter depth: 2.0 km
Local time at epicenter: 31 de agosto del 2017 8:01 am
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#16: M 4.2 39km SSW of Nueva Concepcion, Guatemala

Time (UTC): Thursday, 31 Aug 2017 06:45
Hypocenter depth: 35.0 km
Local time at epicenter: 2017-08-31 00:45:24 -06:00
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#17: M 4.2 160 km S 55? E of Governor Generoso (Davao Oriental)

Time (UTC): Thursday, 31 Aug 2017 19:12
Hypocenter depth: 129.0 km
Local time at epicenter: 01 Sep 2017 - 03:12 AM (PST)
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#18: M 4.1 NORTHERN COLOMBIA

Time (UTC): Thursday, 31 Aug 2017 18:47
Hypocenter depth: 141.0 km
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#19: M 4.1 OAXACA, MEXICO

Time (UTC): Thursday, 31 Aug 2017 19:58
Hypocenter depth: 3.0 km
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#20: M 4.0 3km SW of El Porvenir, Panama

Time (UTC): Thursday, 31 Aug 2017 02:40
Hypocenter depth: 10.0 km
Local time at epicenter: 2017-08-30 21:40:28 -05:00
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