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Re: Earthquakes General - 2017
« Reply #375 on: November 14, 2017, 09:18:50 AM »
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USGS and EMSC do not agree.  Reporting totals from both.
Earthquake totals in last 24 hours according to:
 
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/map/
33 'quakes of magnitude >2.4   Total mags = 123.3   Avg mag = 3.74 (*)

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/?filter=yes
86 'quakes of magnitude >2.4   Total mags = 315.5   Avg mag = 3.67
 
(*) magnitude >2.4 in USA, and >4.4 elsewhere.  (>2.4 worldwide not available)
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Three strongest quakes from either site (plus one):
*  Mag. 5.5  east of Fiji (both sites).
*  Mag. 5.0  between New Zealand (nearest) and Tonga (both sites).
*  Mag. 4.9  SSW of Samoa (both sites).
*  Mag. 4.9  east of southern New Caledonia and south of Vanuatu (both sites).

Largest groups of multiple quakes from either site:
*  18  in west central Iran and nearby in Iraq (EMSC.  USGS: 3).
*  12  in Costa Rica; on and off the west coast (EMSC.  USGS: 0).
*  10  in California USA; north, central, and south (both sites).
*  7  in Turkey; west incl. nearby islands, and east (EMSC.  USGS: 0).
*  6  in Alaska; central mid-south and south, south coast central, and south east (USGS.  EMSC: 4).
*  6  in Chile; north to central, and nearby in Argentina (EMSC.  USGS: 0).
*  5  east of New Caledonia and south of Vanuatu (both sites).
*  4  in Colombia; mid-north east, central mid-west and mid-east, and mid-west south (EMSC.  USGS: 0).

*  3  in or around each of:   SW Mexico, and Fiji-Tonga,    (at least one source site each).
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From USGS:
 
*  Little shakers (mag. 1.0 ~ 2.4) in Alaska and nearby in Canada (26 Qs), Hawaii, Washington (state), western Montana (4 Qs), NW Wyoming and nearby in Montana, California, Nevada, Utah, Arkansas, and North Carolina (USA);  and in Puerto Rico region.
 
94 little shakers in California and Nevada,  plus many smaller ones.  (Clusters in central east California and nearby, and SE of Los Angeles and nearby)
 
*  3 'quakes of all magnitudes in Yellowstone Park, Wyoming, and nearby in Montana (max. mag = 1.4).
 
*  Stronger 'quakes (mag. > 2.4) in California (10 Qs), and Kansas (USA);  and in Alaska (6 Qs).
 
Notes:  Quarry blasts and explosions are excluded from above lists and totals.
USGS lists some sites near borders as near locations across the border.
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42 earthquakes of magnitude >1.9 in last 24 hours in Euro-Med region, according to http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/Map/zoom.php?key=1&typ=world#2 (14 approx. in Turkey).
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Re: Earthquakes General - 2017
« Reply #376 on: November 15, 2017, 01:54:18 AM »
Magnitude 5.4 earthquake
5 miles from Pohang-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea · 12:29 AM

Express. Home of the Daily and Sunday Express.
http://www.express.co.uk/news/world/879719/North-Korea-earthquake-Korean-Peninsula-Pohang-East-Sea-of-Japan-Ring-of-Fire

A HUGE earthquake has struck near North Korea, according to the South Korea's meteorological agency.

By NICOLE STINSON
PUBLISHED: 09:12, Wed, Nov 15, 2017 | UPDATED: 09:26, Wed, Nov 15, 2017

The 5.4 magnitude rocked the coast near Pohang in South Korea in the sea of Japan.

The earthquake shook buildings and caused books to fall from shelves sending tremors as far as Seoul - kilometers away from where it struck.

At least four people have been injured, disaster officials confirmed.

The quake occurred at around 2:29 p.m and a series of aftershocks were felt soon after, the Korea Meteorological Administration said.

Mark Zastrow, who lives in Seoul, tweeted: “Woah, earthquake in Pohang and just felt it in Seoul, a few seconds after I got the alert on my phone.”

According to a US Geological Survey (USGS) chart the intensity, tremors would have been felt in North Korea.

An earthquake in the area has raised fears North Korea may have launched another missile test.

In September experts were monitoring Pyonggang after Kim Jong triggered an earthquake with one of his tests.

The head of the nuclear test monitoring agency CTBTO has said that its analysts were “looking at unusual seismic activity” in North Korea.

Reports of buildings shaking and tremors being felt 270 km away from Pohang, as well as the island of Jeju.

The region is home to nuclear power plants and industrial facilities, but there has been no word yet of any damage to them.

Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power told the Korea Herald the six nuclear reactors in Gyeongju, about 45 kilometers south of the epicenter, as well as other reactors on the southeastern coast are all functioning normally.

“All reactors, including those in Gyeongju, are operating normally without power shutdown or decreased power output,” the KHNP said in a statement. “Although there is no breakdown in facilities or radiation leakage, we will conduct an in-depth inspection and release the result later.”

South Korean officials are trying to assess the damage according to local media.

South Korea's Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon ordered the Interior Ministry to do everything to help victims. President Moon Jae-in, who was returning from a Southeast Asian trip, was scheduled to preside over an emergency meeting at Cheong Wa Dae later in the day.

North Korea and South Korea are located in the region known as the Ring of Fire – which extends around the Pacific Ocean and is a hotspot for earthquake activity.

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Re: Earthquakes General - 2017
« Reply #377 on: November 15, 2017, 06:03:53 AM »
https://earthquake.usgs.gov/monitoring/operations/heliplot.php?virtual_network=ANSS

Heliplots for Washington State and Tennessee are active this morning:

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Re: Earthquakes General - 2017
« Reply #378 on: November 15, 2017, 09:49:34 AM »
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USGS and EMSC do not agree.  Reporting totals from both.
Earthquake totals in last 24 hours according to:
 
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/map/
45 'quakes of magnitude >2.4   Total mags = 176.1   Avg mag = 3.91 (*)

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/?filter=yes
94 'quakes of magnitude >2.4   Total mags = 347.2   Avg mag = 3.69
 
(*) magnitude >2.4 in USA, and >4.4 elsewhere.  (>2.4 worldwide not available)
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Three strongest quakes from either site (plus two):
*  Mag. 5.8  WSW of Guam (both sites).
*  Mag. 5.6  NW of Tonga (both sites).
*  Mag. 5.4  in mid-east north Papua New Guinea islands (both sites).
*  Mag. 5.4  on the east coast mid-south of South Korea (both sites).
*  Mag. 5.4  in mid-north central Indian Ocean, opp. southern Madagascar (both sites).

Largest groups of multiple quakes from either site:
*  14  in Chile; north to central, and nearby in Argentina and Bolivia (EMSC.  USGS: 1).
*  11  in California USA; north, central, and south (both sites).
*  7  in west central Iran and nearby in Iraq (EMSC.  USGS: 1).
*  7  in Turkey; west, and east (EMSC.  USGS: 0).
*  6  in Costa Rica; west coast inland and offshore (EMSC.  USGS: 1).
*  5  in Mexico; west coast south offshore and inland (EMSC.  USGS: 0).
*  4  in South Korea; on the east coast mid-south (EMSC.  USGS: 2).
*  4  around Puerto Rico; north (USGS.  EMSC: 2).
*  4  in NW Croatia and nearby in Slovenia (EMSC.  USGS: 0).

*  3  in or around each of:   southern Alaska, and Fiji-Tonga    (at least one source site each).
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From USGS:
 
*  Little shakers (mag. 1.0 ~ 2.4) in Alaska and nearby in Canada (22 Qs), Hawaii (6 Qs), NW Montana, NW Wyoming region, SE Idaho, California, Nevada, Utah, and North Carolina (USA);  and NONE in Puerto Rico.

76 little shakers in California and Nevada, plus many smaller ones.  (Clusters in central east California and nearby, and SE of Los Angeles and nearby)
 
*  2 'quakes of all magnitudes near to Yellowstone Park, Wyoming (west, and south) (max. mag = 1.6).  (Note: the location in SE Idaho is 60 miles SSW of Yellowstone.)
 
*  Stronger 'quakes (mag. > 2.4) in Oregon, California (11 Qs), and Oklahoma (USA);  and in Alaska (3 Qs), Hawaii, and Puerto Rico region (4 Qs).
 
Notes:  Quarry blasts and explosions are excluded from above lists and totals.
USGS lists some sites near borders as near locations across the border.
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39 earthquakes of magnitude >1.9 in last 24 hours in Euro-Med region, according to http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/Map/zoom.php?key=1&typ=world#2 (18 approx. in Turkey).
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Re: Earthquakes General - 2017
« Reply #379 on: November 16, 2017, 09:42:29 AM »
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USGS and EMSC do not agree.  Reporting totals from both.
Earthquake totals in last 24 hours according to:
 
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/map/
39 'quakes of magnitude >2.4   Total mags = 166.3   Avg mag = 4.26 (*)

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/?filter=yes
90 'quakes of magnitude >2.4   Total mags = 359.7   Avg mag = 4.00
 
(*) magnitude >2.4 in USA, and >4.4 elsewhere.  (>2.4 worldwide not available)
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Largest groups of multiple quakes from either site:
*  17  east of southern New Caledonia and south of Vanuatu (EMSC.  USGS: 15).
*  10  in Chile; north, mid-north, and nearby in Bolivia (EMSC.  USGS: 0).
*  8  in Costa Rica; on and off the west coast, and off the east coast (EMSC.  USGS: 0).
*  6  in Mexico; west coast south offshore and inland (EMSC.  USGS: 1). 
*  5  in California USA; central to south, and nearby in Mexico (both sites).
*  5  in Iran; west central, and nearby in Iraq (EMSC.  USGS: 1).
*  4  in Colombia; mid-north east, and west central to mid-south (EMSC.  USGS: 1).
*  4  in Greece; west coast mid-south, and Crete west (EMSC.  USGS: 0).

*  3  in or around each of:   Turkey, southern Alaska, and Aleutian region east   (at least one source site each).
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From USGS:
 
*  Little shakers (mag. 1.0 ~ 2.4) in Alaska (24 Qs), Hawaii, Washington (state) (3 Qs), NW Montana (3 Qs), western Wyoming, California, Nevada, and Tennessee (USA);  and NONE in Puerto Rico.
 
70 little shakers in California and Nevada, plus many smaller ones.  (Minor clusters in central east California and nearby, and SE of Los Angeles and nearby)
 
*  No 'quakes of any magnitude in Yellowstone Park, Wyoming and Montana.
 
*  Stronger 'quakes (mag. > 2.4) in California and nearby in Mexico (5 Qs), and Oklahoma (USA);  and in Alaska (3 Qs), and in Hawaii.
 
Notes:  Quarry blasts and explosions are excluded from above lists and totals.
USGS lists some sites near borders as near locations across the border.
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35 earthquakes of magnitude >1.9 in last 24 hours in Euro-Med region, according to http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/Map/zoom.php?key=1&typ=world#2 (9 approx. in Turkey).
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Re: Earthquakes General - 2017
« Reply #380 on: November 17, 2017, 09:13:57 AM »
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USGS and EMSC do not agree.  Reporting totals from both.
Earthquake totals in last 24 hours according to:
 
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/map/
36 'quakes of magnitude >2.4   Total mags = 129.8   Avg mag = 3.60 (*)

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/?filter=yes
65 'quakes of magnitude >2.4   Total mags = 232.3   Avg mag = 3.57
 
(*) magnitude >2.4 in USA, and >4.4 elsewhere.  (>2.4 worldwide not available)
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Three strongest quakes from either site (plus one):
*  Mag. 5.3  SSE of the tip of South America (both sites).
*  Mag. 5.2  on the coast mid-south of Ecuador (both sites).
*  Mag. 5.2  south of northern Panama (both sites).
*  Mag. 5.2  between New Zealand and Tonga (both sites).

Largest groups of multiple quakes from either site:
*  12  in California USA; central, mid-south, and nearby in Mexico (USGS.  EMSC: 10).
*  7  in Chile; north, mid-north, and nearby in Argentina (EMSC.  USGS: 1).
*  4  in Mexico; west coast south offshore and inland (EMSC.  USGS: 0).
*  4  in Costa Rica; on and off the west coast (EMSC.  USGS: 0).
*  4  in France; east mid-south (EMSC.  USGS: 0).
*  4  in Turkey; offshore west and south coasts, east, and nearby in Syria (EMSC.  USGS: 0).

*  3  in or around each of:   New Caledonia east, and northern Colombia   (at least one source site each).
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From USGS:
 
*  Little shakers (mag. 1.0 ~ 2.4) in Alaska and nearby in Canada (32 Qs), Hawaii (4 Qs), Washington (state), western Montana (5 Qs), NW Wyoming, SE Idaho, California, Nevada, and Tennessee (USA);  and NONE in Puerto Rico.
 
*  56 little shakers in California and Nevada, plus many smaller ones.  (Clusters in central east California and nearby, and SE of Los Angeles and nearby)
 
*  1 'quake of all magnitudes in Yellowstone Park, Wyoming and Montana (mag. = 1.6).    (Note: the location in SE Idaho is 60 miles SSW of Yellowstone.)
 
*  Stronger 'quakes (mag. > 2.4) in Idaho, California and nearby in Mexico (12 Qs), Nevada, and Oklahoma (USA);  and in Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico.
 
Notes:  Quarry blasts and explosions are excluded from above lists and totals.
USGS lists some sites near borders as near locations across the border.
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27 earthquakes of magnitude >1.9 in last 24 hours in Euro-Med region, according to http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/Map/zoom.php?key=1&typ=world#2 (15 approx. in Turkey).
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Re: Earthquakes General - 2017
« Reply #381 on: November 17, 2017, 12:06:54 PM »
Again we have three darkened heliplots today, with New York being almost completely blackened, while Nevada and Washington state are also showing heightened activity:

https://earthquake.usgs.gov/monitoring/operations/heliplot.php?virtual_network=ANSS


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Re: Earthquakes General - 2017
« Reply #382 on: November 18, 2017, 09:00:52 AM »

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Re: Earthquakes General - 2017
« Reply #383 on: November 18, 2017, 09:27:21 AM »
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USGS and EMSC do not agree.  Reporting totals from both.
Earthquake totals in last 24 hours according to:
 
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/map/
35 'quakes of magnitude >2.4   Total mags = 145.4   Avg mag = 4.15 (*)
   
http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/?filter=yes
65 'quakes of magnitude >2.4   Total mags = 253.6   Avg mag = 3.90
 
(*) magnitude >2.4 in USA, and >4.4 elsewhere.  (>2.4 worldwide not available)
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Three strongest quakes from either site (plus two):
*  Mag. 6.4  in mid-west south China - in SE Tibet (EMSC.  USGS: 6.3).
*  Mag. 5.4  on the coast mid-south of Ecuador (EMSC.  USGS: 5.2).
*  Mag. 5.1  in west mid-south Venezuela (both sites).
*  Mag. 5.1  SW of Guam (both sites).
*  Mag. 5.1  in mid-west south China - in SE Tibet (both sites).

Largest groups of multiple quakes from either site:
*  12  in Chile; north, mid-north, and nearby in Peru (EMSC.  USGS: 4).
*  9  in Alaska; east mid-north, and east south to middle peninsula - inland and off the coast (USGS.  EMSC: 5).
*  4  in mid-west south China - in SE Tibet (both sites).
*  4  in Mexico; west coast mid-south to south - offshore and inland (EMSC.  USGS: 0).
*  4  in Turkey; west incl. nearby islands, and nearby in Iran (EMSC.  USGS: 0).
*  4  in Costa Rica; on and off the west coast (EMSC.  USGS: 0).

*  3  in or around each of:   western Venezuela, and mid-east Indonesia    (at least one source site each).
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From USGS:
 
*  Little shakers (mag. 1.0 ~ 2.4) in Alaska and nearby in Canada (21 Qs), Hawaii, Washington (state), California, and Nevada (USA);  and in Puerto Rico.
 
70 little shakers in California and Nevada, plus many smaller ones.  (Clusters in central east California and nearby, and SE of Los Angeles and nearby)
 
*  No 'quakes of any magnitude in Yellowstone Park, Wyoming and Montana.  (One tiny one further south in Wyoming.)
 
*  Stronger 'quakes (mag. > 2.4) in Oregon, and California (USA);  and in Alaska (9 Qs), and Puerto Rico.
 
Notes:  Quarry blasts and explosions are excluded from above lists and totals.
USGS lists some sites near borders as near locations across the border.
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21 earthquakes of magnitude >1.9 in last 24 hours in Euro-Med region, according to http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/Map/zoom.php?key=1&typ=world#2 (9 approx. in Turkey).
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Re: Earthquakes General - 2017
« Reply #384 on: November 18, 2017, 11:35:30 AM »
Video posted yesterday of Tibetan earthquake just before and during the event:

https://youtu.be/HzuLwk5U_4A?t=11

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Re: Earthquakes General - 2017
« Reply #385 on: November 18, 2017, 11:51:32 AM »
Dutchsinse states in this film around the 15 minute mark that the fracking in Oklahoma has done permanent damage to the tectonic plate in that location that has resulted in transferrence of the stress from the New Madrid to that area, permanently.  He does not say that the New Madrid will no longer be active, but that it is now under less stress than the Oklahoma-Texas area.

Additionally, toward the end of the video he says to plan not to be under a doorway/door frame during a 5.0 or greater earthquake, as tests have shown them to be unstable.  Being beneath a sturdy desk or table may be fine.  He further says that anyone in a masonry building should decide ahead of time upon a safe doorway from which to exit the structure, a doorway in which nothing can fall from overhead, and to have an emergency bag sitting next to that exit at all times.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xanFlFPoZWI

Personal note: If anyone has an open vaulted ceiling in which the roof structure is tied together with a steel I-beam (probably hidden in the walls and/or encased in wood if partly exposed overhead), it may be best not to assume safety in that room just because I-beams are supposed to be strong.  There is at least one report of a woman whose legs were crushed beneath an I-beam that collapsed in an earthquake.
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Re: Earthquakes General - 2017
« Reply #386 on: November 19, 2017, 09:45:10 AM »
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USGS and EMSC do not agree.  Reporting totals from both.
Earthquake totals in last 24 hours according to:
 
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/map/
42 'quakes of magnitude >2.4   Total mags = 168.1   Avg mag = 4.00 (*)

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/?filter=yes
77 'quakes of magnitude >2.4   Total mags = 305.6   Avg mag = 3.97
 
(*) magnitude >2.4 in USA, and >4.4 elsewhere.  (>2.4 worldwide not available)
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Three strongest quakes from either site:
*  Mag. 6.4  east of southern New Caledonia and south of Vanuatu (USGS.  EMSC: 6.3).
*  Mag. 5.9  in mid-east north Indonesia (USGS.  EMSC: 5.8).
*  Mag. 5.5  east of southern New Caledonia and south of Vanuatu (USGS.  EMSC: 5.3).

Largest groups of multiple quakes from either site:
*  11  in Chile; north to central, and nearby in Argentina and Bolivia (EMSC.  USGS: 2).
*  9  in Mexico; mid-south west, and west coast south - offshore and inland (EMSC.  USGS: 3).
*  7  in Oklahoma USA; mid-north west, and central (USGS.  EMSC: 6).
*  7  in Costa Rica; north central, and on and off the west coast (EMSC.  USGS: 0).
*  6  in Alaska; on and off the south coast central to mid-east, and off south-east extension coast (USGS.  EMSC: 4).
*  5  east of southern New Caledonia and south of Vanuatu (both sites).
*  5  in Indonesia; mid-east north (EMSC.  USGS: 4).
*  4  in Iran; west central - near Iraq border (EMSC.  USGS: 3).
*  4  in Italy; north central, mid-south east, and nearby in France (EMSC.  USGS: 1).
*  4  in Ecuador; on the coast mid-north and south, and nearby in Peru (EMSC  USGS: 1).
*  4  in Turkey; west incl. nearby islands, and east (EMSC.  USGS: 0).
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From USGS:
 
*  Little shakers (mag. 1.0 ~ 2.4) in Alaska and nearby in Canada (33 Qs), Hawaii, Oregon, SW Montana, California, Nevada, Texas, and Missouri (USA);  and in Puerto Rico (3 Qs).
 
*  49 little shakers in California and Nevada, plus MANY smaller ones.  (Clusters in central east California and nearby, and SE of Los Angeles and nearby)
 
*  No 'quakes of any magnitude in Yellowstone Park, Wyoming and Montana.  (One further west in SW Montana)
 
*  Stronger 'quakes (mag. > 2.4) in California, Texas, and Oklahoma (7 Qs) (USA);  and in Alaska (6 Qs), and Puerto Rico.
 
Notes:  Quarry blasts and explosions are excluded from above lists and totals.
USGS lists some sites near borders as near locations across the border.
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51 earthquakes of magnitude >1.9 in last 24 hours in Euro-Med region, according to http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/Map/zoom.php?key=1&typ=world#2 (17 approx. in Turkey).
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