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List, maps and statistics of the 20 largest earthquakes in Dec 2018

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List, maps and statistics of the 20 largest earthquakes in Dec 2018
List, maps and statistics of the 20 largest earthquakes in Dec 2018

#1: M 7.4 South Sandwich Islands Region

Time (UTC): Tuesday, 11 Dec 2018 02:26
Hypocenter depth: 10.0 km
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#2: M 7.4 Southeast of Loyalty Islands

Time (UTC): Wednesday, 5 Dec 2018 04:18
Hypocenter depth: 10.0 km
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#3: M 7.3 83km W of Nikol'skoye, Russia

Time (UTC): Thursday, 20 Dec 2018 17:01
Hypocenter depth: 16.6 km
Local time at epicenter: 2018-12-21 04:01:55 +11:00
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#4: M 7.0 Mindanao, Philippines

Time (UTC): Saturday, 29 Dec 2018 03:39
Hypocenter depth: 10.0 km
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#5: M 6.6 192km ESE of Tadine, New Caledonia

Time (UTC): Wednesday, 5 Dec 2018 06:43
Hypocenter depth: 10.0 km
Local time at epicenter: 2018-12-05 17:43:04 +11:00
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#6: M 6.3 Banda Sea

Time (UTC): Saturday, 1 Dec 2018 13:27
Hypocenter depth: 146.0 km
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#7: M 6.2 Tonga Islands

Time (UTC): Sunday, 23 Dec 2018 23:08
Hypocenter depth: 127.0 km
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#8: M 6.0 118km SE of Cold Bay, Alaska

Time (UTC): Monday, 31 Dec 2018 02:35
Hypocenter depth: 31.0 km
Local time at epicenter: 2018-12-30 15:35:37 -11:00
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#9: M 6.0 Irian Jaya Region, Indonesia

Time (UTC): Friday, 28 Dec 2018 03:03
Hypocenter depth: 52.9 km
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#10: M 6.0 Komandorskiye Ostrova Region

Time (UTC): Monday, 24 Dec 2018 12:41
Hypocenter depth: 10.0 km
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#11: M 6.0 Vanuatu Islands

Time (UTC): Saturday, 22 Dec 2018 14:24
Hypocenter depth: 10.0 km
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#12: M 6.0 Irian Jaya, Indonesia

Time (UTC): Sunday, 16 Dec 2018 09:42
Hypocenter depth: 83.0 km
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#13: M 5.9 Southeast of Loyalty Islands

Time (UTC): Thursday, 6 Dec 2018 23:27
Hypocenter depth: 10.0 km
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#14: M 5.8 New Britain Region, P.N.G.

Time (UTC): Wednesday, 19 Dec 2018 21:37
Hypocenter depth: 10.0 km
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#15: M 5.8 Southeast of Easter Island

Time (UTC): Wednesday, 19 Dec 2018 01:37
Hypocenter depth: 10.0 km
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#16: M 5.8 Western Australia

Time (UTC): Sunday, 16 Dec 2018 14:26
Hypocenter depth: 10.0 km
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#17: M 5.8 Southeast of Loyalty Islands

Time (UTC): Wednesday, 5 Dec 2018 04:30
Hypocenter depth: 10.0 km
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#18: M 5.8 Southeast of Loyalty Islands

Time (UTC): Wednesday, 5 Dec 2018 04:14
Hypocenter depth: 10.0 km
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#19: M 5.7 Southern Sumatra, Indonesia

Time (UTC): Sunday, 30 Dec 2018 08:39
Hypocenter depth: 158.0 km
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#20: M 5.7 61km S of Manokwari, Indonesia

Time (UTC): Friday, 28 Dec 2018 03:03
Hypocenter depth: 41.0 km
Local time at epicenter: 2018-12-28 12:03:33 +09:00
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