Daily Archives: April 17, 2012

A 6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Struck East of the South Sandwich Islands.

April 17, 2012 – A 6.2 Magnitude Quake Struck the South Atlantic Ocean: The 6.2 tremor that hit east of South Georgia (pictured below) and the South Sandwich Islands (a British Overseas Territory) was the third quake today, greater than 6.0 … Continue reading

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A 6.8 Magnitude Earthquake Struck Eastern New Guinea.

April 17, 2012 – A 6.8 Magnitude Quake Struck Eastern New Guinea, Papua New Guinea: New Guinea (NG) is the second largest Island in the world, after Greenland. The western portion is part of Indonesia, while the eastern half is … Continue reading

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A Powerful 6.7 Magnitude Earthquake Struck Valparaiso, Chile.

April 17, 2012 – 6.7 Magnitude Earthquake Struck Valparaiso, Chile: A strong earthquake struck 69 miles from Santiago late Monday while Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper was visiting. The quake left high-rise buildings in the Chilean capital swaying back and … Continue reading

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