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

March 1996
Total Number of Mw >6.0 Earthquakes per Month = 15
Cumulative Number of Mw >6.0 Earthquakes per Year = 45

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Date Time Lat Lon Dep Mw Location
Mar 2 0150 6.10S 146.40E 25 6.1* Papua New Guinea, Indonesia
Mar 3 1455 10.83S 86.64W 10 6.7 Off the Coast of Costa Rica
Mar 3 1637 11.12N 86.68W 14 6.2 Off the Coast of Nicaragua
Mar 5 1452 24.75N 122.28E 17 6.5 Taiwan Region
Mar 9 1615 43.60N 138.90E 7 6.1 Southern Kuril Islands, Russia
Mar 16 2204 29.05N 148.00E 471 6.6 Izu Shoto Islands, Japan
Mar 17 1448 14.73N 167.22E 159 6.6 Vanuatu Islands, Melanesia
Mar 17 1758 5.90S 147.24E 36 6.1 Papua New Guinea, Indonesia
Mar 19 1500 39.91N 76.68E 33 6.3* Xingiang, China
Mar 19 1712 15.80N 97.27W 33 6.0 Off the Coast of Oaxaca, Mexico
Mar 22 0324 51.31N 178.60E 7 6.8 Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska
Mar 24 2219 43.60N 146.25E 11 6.1 West of MacQuarie Island, Southeast Indian Ocean
Mar 28 0728 55.22S 57.30E 10 6.1* Arabian Sea
Mar 30 1305 52.44N 168.89W 20 6.2 Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska
Mar 31 2209 10.97S 165.41E 12 6.1 Santa Cruz Islands, Melanesia
Source: U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center; Harvard Geophysical Observatory, Harvard University (magnitudes with " * " are HRV).

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