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

May 1996
Total Number of Mw >6.0 Earthquakes per Month = 10
Cumulative Number of Mw >6.0 Earthquakes per Year = 62

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Date Time Lat Lon Dep Mw Location
May 01 0921 9.96S 154.86 E 34 6.0* Bougainville Island, PNG
May 01 1005 7.00S 154.84 E 31 6.1* Bougainville Island, PNG
May 02 0232 6.81S 154.77 E 34 6.0* Bougainville Island, PNG
May 02 1334 4.45S 155.05 E 51 6.6* Bougainville Island, PNG
May 03 0332 40.34N 109.50 E 15 6.0* Western Nei Mongola, China
May 07 0844 1.55N 126.84 E 29 6.0* Molocca Passage, Indonesia
May 07 2320 43.67N 155.05 E 44 6.2 Southern Kuril Islands
May 11 1343 6.93S 154.77 E 41 6.4 Bougainville Island, PNG
May 26 0143 22.20S 171.23 E 98 6.1* Loyalty Islands
May 30 0304 56.64S 8.80W 73 6.1 South Sandwich Islands
Source: U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center; Harvard Geophysical Observatory, Harvard University (magnitudes with " * " are HRV).

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