Seismo-Watch Archive of Large Moment Magnitude (Mw) Earthquakes

January 1996
Total Number of Mw >6.0 Earthquakes per Month = 10
Cumulative Number of Mw >6.0 Earthquakes per Year = 10

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Date

Time Lat Lon Dep Mw Location
Jan 1 0805

0.67N

119.94 E

49 7.8 Western Minahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi, Indonesia
Jan 1 0957

54.31N

159.02 E

39 6.5 Off the eastern coast of Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia
Jan 10 2236

6.14S

133.67 E

35 6.0 Aru Island Region, Indonesia
Jan 12 0236

23.28S

170.72 E

47 6.0 Loyalty Island Region, Melanesia
Jan 17 1006

4.43S

140.14 E

102 6.0 Irian Jaya, Indonesia
Jan 22 2319

60.59S

25.80W

33 6.2 South of the Sandwich Islands, South Atlantic
Jan 27 1748

9.04N

126.54 E

38 6.0 Mindanoa, Philippines
Jan 30 2200

33.14S

178.98 W

15 6.3 South of Kermadec Islands, South Pacific
Jan 30 2229

32.95S

178.58 W

15 6.4 South of Kermadec Islands, South Pacific
Jan 31 2030

44.46N

149.33 E

21 6.1 Southern Kuril Islands, Northwest Pacific
Source: U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center; Harvard Geophysical Observatory, Harvard University (magnitudes with " * " are HRV).

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