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Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today


Earthquake Magnitude Classes

Earthquakes are classified in categories ranging from minor to great, depending on their magnitude.

Class Magnitude
Great – 8 or more
Major – 7 – 7.9
Strong – 6 – 6.9
Moderate – 5 – 5.9
Light – 4 – 4.9
Minor – 3 -3.9

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