Monday, 25 July 2016

A mag 6.2 - 66km WNW of Diego de Almagro Chile is only the fourth major quake of July

A mag 6.2 - 66km WNW of Diego de Almagro, Chile, is only the fourth major quake of a very quiet July.
Todays quake was the 76th of 2016, which is an average amount of major quakes for the time of the year in this century.
Green alert for shaking-related fatalities and economic losses.
There is a low likelihood of casualties and damage.
Structure Information Summary Overall, the population in this region resides in structures that are resistant to earthquake shaking, though some vulnerable structures exist.

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San Andreas Fault rocking and rolling as hundreds of tremors strike since Sunday night!
A mag 6.0 - 76km NNW of Isangel, Vanuatu is only the third major quake of July

A mag 6.3 - rocks New Zealand with two large aftershock's of mag 5.7 and a large foreshock of mag 5.7

A magnitude 6.3 - 32km NW of Rosa Zarate, Ecuador is the first major quake of July

Major quakes not on the increase in 2016...An ave 72 half way through the year