List, maps and statistics of the 20 largest earthquakes on Monday, 17 Dec 2018

List, maps and statistics of the 20 largest earthquakes on Monday, 17 Dec 2018
List, maps and statistics of the 20 largest earthquakes on Monday, 17 Dec 2018

#1: M 5.5 New Britain Region, P.N.G.

Time (UTC): Monday, 17 Dec 2018 11:14
Hypocenter depth: 10.0 km
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#2: M 5.2 New Britain Region, P.N.G.

Time (UTC): Monday, 17 Dec 2018 17:23
Hypocenter depth: 95.0 km
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#3: M 4.9 95km ESE of Lakatoro, Vanuatu

Time (UTC): Monday, 17 Dec 2018 08:04
Hypocenter depth: 10.0 km
Local time at epicenter: 2018-12-17 19:04:13 +11:00
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#4: M 4.9 SERAM, INDONESIA

Time (UTC): Monday, 17 Dec 2018 18:48
Hypocenter depth: 10.0 km
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#5: M 4.8 FIJI REGION

Time (UTC): Monday, 17 Dec 2018 00:22
Hypocenter depth: 502.0 km
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#6: M 4.8 73km ESE of Lakatoro, Vanuatu

Time (UTC): Monday, 17 Dec 2018 07:16
Hypocenter depth: 10.0 km
Local time at epicenter: 2018-12-17 18:16:13 +11:00
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#7: M 4.8 Caspian Sea

Time (UTC): Monday, 17 Dec 2018 10:03
Hypocenter depth: 10.0 km
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#8: M 4.8 Southeast of Loyalty Islands

Time (UTC): Monday, 17 Dec 2018 15:52
Hypocenter depth: 0.0 km
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#9: M 4.8 Near Coast of Nicaragua

Time (UTC): Monday, 17 Dec 2018 19:33
Hypocenter depth: 59.0 km
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#10: M 4.7 108km ESE of Lakatoro, Vanuatu

Time (UTC): Monday, 17 Dec 2018 06:52
Hypocenter depth: 10.0 km
Local time at epicenter: 2018-12-17 17:52:40 +11:00
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#11: M 4.7 Banda Sea

Time (UTC): Monday, 17 Dec 2018 21:29
Hypocenter depth: 148.0 km
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#12: M 4.6 Afghanistan-Tajikistan Border Region

Time (UTC): Monday, 17 Dec 2018 01:08
Hypocenter depth: 217.0 km
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#13: M 4.6 Salta Province, Argentina

Time (UTC): Monday, 17 Dec 2018 21:00
Hypocenter depth: 187.0 km
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#14: M 4.6 New Zealand

Time (UTC): Monday, 17 Dec 2018 20:57
Hypocenter depth: 650.0 km
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#15: M 4.5 SOUTHERN ALASKA

Time (UTC): Monday, 17 Dec 2018 02:04
Hypocenter depth: 48.0 km
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#16: M 4.5 Pakistan

Time (UTC): Monday, 17 Dec 2018 07:12
Hypocenter depth: 10.0 km
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#17: M 4.4 HALMAHERA, INDONESIA

Time (UTC): Monday, 17 Dec 2018 06:17
Hypocenter depth: 111.0 km
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#18: M 4.3 HALMAHERA, INDONESIA

Time (UTC): Monday, 17 Dec 2018 11:02
Hypocenter depth: 10.0 km
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#19: M 4.3 91 km al E de Mina La Escondida.

Time (UTC): Monday, 17 Dec 2018 22:01
Hypocenter depth: 137.3 km
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#20: M 4.3 GULF OF CALIFORNIA

Time (UTC): Monday, 17 Dec 2018 22:06
Hypocenter depth: 5.0 km
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