A mag 6.4 - 128km SE of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea is the 5th major quake of this month, which has been a very quiet month for major quakes untill this last hour, which has produced 2!
Todays quake was the 77th of 2016, which is an average amount of major quakes for the time of the year in this century.
A mag 6.2 - 66km WNW of Diego de Almagro Chile is only the fourth major quake of July
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