Earthquakes, May-June, 1992
The months of May and June were very active in terms of earthquake occurrence. Six major earthquakes (7.0<M<8.0) occurred during this reporting period. These earthquakes included a magnitude 7.1 in Papua New Guinea on May 15, a magnitude 7.1 followed by a magnitude 7.5 in the Philippine Islands on May 17, a magnitude 7.0 in the Cuba region on May 25, and a magnitude 7.3 in the Santa Cruz Islands of the Pacific on May 27. In the United States, a magnitude 7.6 earthquake struck in southern California on June 28 followed by a magnitude 6.7 quake about three hours later.
Additional publication details
|Publication Subtype||Journal Article|
|Title||Earthquakes, May-June, 1992|
|Series title||Earthquakes & Volcanoes (USGS)|
|Publisher||U.S. Geological Survey|
|Publisher location||Reston, VA|