Major Earthquakes Hit Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge (6.1); Near Coast of Northern Chile (6.1); Admiralty Islands Region, PNG (6.5)

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

WESTERN INDIAN-ANTARCTIC RIDGE 7-25-16

Map: CSEM-EMSC

A major 6.1 magnitude earthquake hit the Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge on July 25, 2016, at 08:58:32 UTC, at a depth of 15 km, reported Geoscience Australia (not finalized).

CHILE - ATACAMA 7-25-16

Map: CSEM-EMSC

A major 6.1 magnitude earthquake hit near the coast of Northern Chile on July 25, 2016, at 17:26:51 UTC, at a depth of 75 km, reported Geoscience Australia (not finalized).

PAPUA NEW GUINEA - ADMIRALTY ISLANDS REGION 7-25-16

Map: CSEM-EMSC

A major 6.5 magnitude earthquake hit the Admiralty Islands region, Papua New Guinea, on July 25, 2016, at 1939 UTC, at a depth of 10 km / 6 mi, reported the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC).

The PTWC issued a Tsunami Information Statement on July 25, 2016, at 1945 UTC…Read more

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