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

October 1996
Total Number of Mw >6.0 Earthquakes per Month = 14
Cumulative Number of Mw >6.0 Earthquakes per Year = 128

Date

Time

Lat

Lon

Depth

Mw
Location
Oct 1

1550

12.44N

58.05E

18

6.4*
South of Oman, Arabia Ocean
Oct 2

0948

11.76N

125.48E

31

6.4*
Samar, Philippine Islands, Western Pacific Ocean
Oct 2

1124

45.13N

151.17E

67

6.1
Kuril Islands, Northwest Pacific Ocean
Oct 6

2013

49.05S

127.88E

16

6.2
Off the West Coast of Vancouver Island
Oct 8

0136

46.19S

95.45E

10

6.1
Southeast Indian Ridge
Oct 9

1310

34.49N

32.12E

22

6.8
Cyprus Island Region, Meditteranian Sea
Oct 10

1521

3.44N

97.94E

25

6.3*
Northern Sumatra, Indian Ocean
Oct 12

1536

7.25S

155.47E

8

6.0
Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea
Oct 14

2326

7.10S

155.52E

30

6.8*
Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea
Oct 18

1050

30.57N

131.06E

10

6.8
South of Kyushu, Japan
Oct 18

1119

00.04N

126.30E

33

6.3
Northern Molucca Sea, Indonesia
Oct 19

1444

31.94N

131.42E

6

7.0
Kyushu, Japan
Oct 20

1453

20.29S

178.87W

603

6.9*
South of Fiji Islands. South Pacific
Oct 24

1931

67.13N

172.84W

11

6.0
Off the Northeast Coast of Siberia, Chukchi Sea
Source: U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center; Harvard Geophysical Observatory, Harvard University (magnitudes with " * " are HRV).

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