6.9 Major Earthquake Hits Northern East Pacific Rise

6.0 AND GREATER EARTHQUAKES ARE REPORTED ON THIS SITE AND ALL EARTHQUAKE STATS PERTAIN ONLY TO 6.0 AND GREATER MAGNITUDE QUAKES.

NORTHERN EAST PACIFIC RISE 4-29-16

Map: CSEM-EMSC

A major 6.9 magnitude earthquake hit the Northern East Pacific Rise, on April 29, 2016, at 0134 UTC, at a depth of 10 km / 6 mi, reported the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC).

A Tsunami Information Statement was issued by the PTWC on April 29, 2016, at 0141 UTC.

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