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

February 1996
Total Number of Mw >6.0 Earthquakes per Month = 20
Cumulative Number of Mw >6.0 Earthquakes per Year = 30

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Date Time Lat Lon Depth Mw Location
Feb 01 0718 44.93N 146.27 E 167 6.2 Southern Kuril Islands, Northwest Pacific
Feb 03 1114 27.25N 100.46 E 5 6.5 Yunnan Province, China
Feb 07 0757 1.10N 120.87 E 33 6.1* Minahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi, Indonesia
Feb 07 2136 45.17N 146.96 E 36 7.1 Southern Kuril Islands, Northwest Pacific
Feb 09 1733 5.56S 146.50 E 33 6.0* Papua New Guinea, Indonesia
Feb 12 0908 11.05S 118.64 E 33 6.1* South of the Sandwich Islands, South Atlantic
Feb 16 0944 1.71S 15.20W 10 6.5* South of Sambawa Island, Indonesia
Feb 16 1523 37.62N 142.54 E 33 6.7* East coast of Honshu, Japan
Feb 17 0559 0.50N 135.83 E 21 8.2* Irian Jaya, Indonesia
Feb 17 1421 0.48S 135.91 E 6 6.7 Irian Jaya, Indonesia
Feb 17 2017 0.80S 136.00 E 33 6.5* Irian Jaya, Indonesia
Feb 18 0225 1.40S 136.39 E 23 6.5 Irian Jaya, Indonesia
Feb 18 2349 1.28S 14.25W 10 6.6* North of the Ascension Islands, Atlantic Ocean
Feb 21 1251 9.65S 79.75W 5 7.3 Off the Coast of North Central Peru
Feb 22 1340 33.58S 71.29W 40 6.0 Central Chile
Feb 22 1459 45.28N 140.52 E 125 6.3 Southern Kuril Islands, Northwest Pacific
Feb 24 1552 0.87S 137.05 W 5 6.2 Irian Jaya, Indonesia
Feb 25 0308 15.97N 97.88W 6 7.1 Oaxaca, Mexico
Feb 25 0917 16.09N 97.88E 4 6.2 Oaxaca, Mexico
Feb 28 0944 1.68N 125.93 E 104 6.4 Kepulauan Islands Region, Indonesia
Source: U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center; Harvard Geophysical Observatory, Harvard University (magnitudes with " * " are HRV).

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