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

April 1996
Total Number of Mw >6.0 Earthquakes per Month = 7
Cumulative Number of Mw >6.0 Earthquakes per Year = 52

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Date Time Lat Lon Depth Mw Location
Apr 11 1124

10.77S

161.22E
36 6.0 Solomon Islands, Melanesia
Apr 12 1845 6.04S 14.53E 36 6.0

Bougainville Island, PNG

Apr 16

0030 24.10S 177.30E 110 7.1

Tonga Islands, South Pacific

Apr 18

0613 12.92N 125.00E 26 6.0*

Philippines

Apr 19

0019 23.85N 69.99E 46 6.6

Northern Chile

Apr 27

0840 3.02N 79.29 21 6.2

West of Colombia Coast

Apr 29

1440 6.52S 154.80E 44 7.2*

Bougainville Island, PNG

Source: U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center; Harvard Geophysical Observatory, Harvard University (magnitudes with " * " are HRV).

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