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List and maps of the 20 largest earthquakes during the past 24 hours

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List and maps of the 20 largest earthquakes during the past 24 hours
List and maps of the 20 largest earthquakes during the past 24 hours

#1: M 5.1 PHOENIX ISLANDS, KIRIBATI REGION

Time (UTC): Monday, 20 Aug 2018 20:08
Hypocenter depth: 15.0 km
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#2: M 5.1 Fiji Islands Region

Time (UTC): Tuesday, 21 Aug 2018 06:28
Hypocenter depth: 567.0 km
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#3: M 5.1 SAMOA ISLANDS REGION

Time (UTC): Tuesday, 21 Aug 2018 06:24
Hypocenter depth: 20.0 km
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#4: M 5.0 Sumbawa Region, Indonesia

Time (UTC): Tuesday, 21 Aug 2018 01:09
Hypocenter depth: 10.0 km
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#5: M 5.0 Philippine Islands Region

Time (UTC): Tuesday, 21 Aug 2018 04:10
Hypocenter depth: 10.0 km
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#6: M 5.0 Fiji Islands Region

Time (UTC): Tuesday, 21 Aug 2018 08:56
Hypocenter depth: 502.0 km
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#7: M 5.0 024 km S 47° W of Calayan (Cagayan)

Time (UTC): Tuesday, 21 Aug 2018 16:10
Hypocenter depth: 15.0 km
Local time at epicenter: 21 August 2018 - 12:10 PM (PST)
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#8: M 4.9 Northwest of Madagascar

Time (UTC): Tuesday, 21 Aug 2018 05:48
Hypocenter depth: 10.0 km
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#9: M 4.9 COMOROS REGION

Time (UTC): Tuesday, 21 Aug 2018 05:47
Hypocenter depth: 2.0 km
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#10: M 4.9 Northern Molucca Sea

Time (UTC): Tuesday, 21 Aug 2018 07:09
Hypocenter depth: 70.0 km
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#11: M 4.8 10 km al Este de Puerto Jimenez, Golfito.

Time (UTC): Tuesday, 21 Aug 2018 03:42
Hypocenter depth: 17.0 km
Local time at epicenter: 20 de agosto del 2018 9:42 pm
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#12: M 4.7 Chile-Bolivia Border Region

Time (UTC): Monday, 20 Aug 2018 23:50
Hypocenter depth: 186.0 km
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#13: M 4.7 96km SE of Lata, Solomon Islands

Time (UTC): Tuesday, 21 Aug 2018 02:18
Hypocenter depth: 72.6 km
Local time at epicenter: 2018-08-21 13:18:47 +11:00
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#14: M 4.7 131km NE of Bukama, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Time (UTC): Tuesday, 21 Aug 2018 09:25
Hypocenter depth: 10.0 km
Local time at epicenter: 2018-08-21 11:25:18 +02:00
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#15: M 4.7 19 km al Sur de Quepos.

Time (UTC): Tuesday, 21 Aug 2018 09:34
Hypocenter depth: 18.0 km
Local time at epicenter: 21 de agosto del 2018 3:34 am
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#16: M 4.6 NORTH OF HALMAHERA, INDONESIA

Time (UTC): Tuesday, 21 Aug 2018 07:13
Hypocenter depth: 164.0 km
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#17: M 4.6 86km ESE of Hachijo-jima, Japan

Time (UTC): Tuesday, 21 Aug 2018 07:46
Hypocenter depth: 61.3 km
Local time at epicenter: 2018-08-21 16:46:01 +09:00
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#18: M 4.6 FIJI REGION

Time (UTC): Tuesday, 21 Aug 2018 10:56
Hypocenter depth: 594.0 km
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#19: M 4.6 OFFSHORE ATACAMA, CHILE

Time (UTC): Tuesday, 21 Aug 2018 14:11
Hypocenter depth: 12.0 km
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#20: M 4.5 FIJI REGION

Time (UTC): Monday, 20 Aug 2018 22:56
Hypocenter depth: 558.0 km
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