Large Moment Magnitude (Mw) Earthquake Archive

May 1995
Total Number of Mw >6.0 Earthquakes per Month = 19
Cumulative Number of Mw >6.0 Earthquakes per Year = 80

Total Number of Mw >7.0 Earthquakes per Month = 3
Cumulative Number of Mw >7.0 Earthquakes per Year = 8

Date

Time

Lat

Lon

Depth

Mw
? Loction**
May 2

0606

3.79S

76.92W

105

6.7
? Northern Peru
May 2

2352

60.43S

154.02E

15

6.2
?* West of Macquarie Island
May 4

0218

1.89N

128.48E

26

6.1
? Halmahera, Indonesia
May 5

0353

12.63N

125.30E

18.3

7.1
?* Samar, Philippine Islands
May 6

0159

24.99N

95.29E

113

6.4
? Myanmar
May 8

2238

15.42

173.27W

15

6.0
?* Tonga Islands
May 7

1808

11.47N

125.96E

15

6.4
?* Samar, Philippine Islands
May 13

0847

40.15N

21.70E

15

6.6
?* Greece
May 14

1133

8.38S

125.13E

15.8

6.9
?* Timor Region, Indonesia
May 16

2012

23.01S

169.90E

24.7

7.7
?* Loyalty Islands Region
May 17

1123

23.03S

170.11E

15

6.5
?* Loyalty Islands Region
May 18

0006

0.89S

22.00W

15

6.8
?* Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge
May 22

0345

22.80S

170.01E

3

6.3
? Loyalty Islands
May 22

0402

9.22S

151.51E

16.8

6.1
?* Des Entrecasteaux Islands Region
May 23

2210

55.95S

3.36W

15

6.8*
?* Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge
May 29

0311

12.12N

57.94E

15

6.5
?* Arabian Sea
May 27

1303

5.63N

142.83E

3

7.1
? Sakhalin Island
May 29

0729

10.25S

164.00E

33

6.3
? Santa Cruz Islands Region
May 31

1608

18.96N

107.42W

36

6.4
? Off Coast of Jalisco, Mexico
Source: U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center; Harvard Geophysical Observatory, Harvard University (magnitudes with " * " are HRV).

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