Large Moment Magnitude (Mw) Earthquake Archive

July 1997
Total Number of Mw >6.0 Earthquakes per Month = 10
Cumulative Number of Mw >6.0 Earthquakes per Year = 72

Total Number of Mw >7.0 Earthquakes per Month = 0
Cumulative Number of Mw >7.0 Earthquakes per Year = 7

Date Time

Lat

Lon

Depth

Mw
? Location
July 6

0954

29.99S

71.68W

13

6.8
* Foothills of the central Chilean Andes
July 9

1924

10.43N

63.49W

19

6.9
* Northeast Venezuela coast
July 14

1609

43.37N

146.31E

28

6.1
* Kuril Islands, Russia
July 19

1422

15.84N

98.12W

5

6.7
* Off the Coast of Geurrero, Mexico
July 20

0032

52.73N

167.53W

5

6.2
? Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands
July 20

1014

22.69S

66.02W

264

6.1
? Jujuy Province, Argentina
July 21

2319

30.08S

71.77W

69

6.1
? Foothills of the central Chilean Andes
July 25

0647

30.20S

71.77W

3

6.3
? Foothills of the central Chilean Andes
July 27

0521

30.36S

71.67W

12

6.2
? Foothills of the central Chilean Andes
July 31

2154

6.59S

131.05E

76

6.1
? Tanimbar Islands, Indonesia
Source: U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center; Harvard Geophysical Observatory, Harvard University (magnitudes with " * " are HRV).

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