Category Archives: The Kingdom of Tonga

A 6.9 Magnitude Earthquake Struck in the Loyalty Islands Region of the South Pacific Ocean Less than two hours ago.

March 3, 2012 – A 6.9 Magnitude Earthquake Struck near the Loyalty Islands less than two hour ago: The powerful quake was 111 miles west of Lle Hunter, Loyalty Islands (LI), New Caledonia (NC); 161 milesESE of Tadine, LI, NC; … Continue reading

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5,328 Global Earthquakes by East and West Longitude.

February 14, 2012 – Global Earthquakes by East and West Longitude: The picture changes considerably when considering how many global earthquakes occurred, in terms of North and South Latitude (above or below the Earth’s Equator – posted two days ago) … Continue reading

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Global Earthquakes by North or South Latitude.

February 12, 2012 – Global Earthquakes by North or South Latitude: I downloaded all global earthquakes greater than or equal to 6.0 magnitude; from January 1, 1973 to February 11, 2012; and graphed the results above by north or south … Continue reading

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A 6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Struck the Kermadec Islands Less than Two Hours Ago.

January 28, 2012 – A 6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Struck the Kermadec Islands: The 6.2 trembler occurred at 12:42PM in New York and 9:42AM in Los Angeles. It was 5:42AM (January 29th) at the epicenter – because of the International Date … Continue reading

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A 6.3 Magnitude Earthquake Struck South of the Fiji Islands

January 24, 2012 – A 6.3 Magnitude Earthquake Struck South of the Fiji Islands: The quake was a relatively deep 583 kilometers (326 miles) and, therefore, was felt over a wide area. The quake struck at 52 minutes after midnight … Continue reading

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A 6.0 Magnitude Earthquake Struck the South Pacific in Indonesia.

December 13, 2011 – A 6.0 Magnitude Earthquake Struck near Gorontalo, Sulawesi, Indonesia: The very earthquake prone south-west Pacific Ocean region, saw a 6.0 magnitude earthquake hit 42 miles south of Gorontalo, Sulawesi, Indonesia. At a relatively deep 160 kilometers … Continue reading

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A 6.0 Magnitude Earthquake Struck In the Luzon, Philippines Region.

November 30, 2011 – A 6.0 Earthquake Struck Near Luzon, Philippines: A 6.0 Magnitude earthquake struck along the Philippines tectonic plate. The quake struck at 8:27AM local time, at a depth of 14 kilometers (9 miles). Due to the International … Continue reading

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A 6.0 Magnitude Earthquake Struck Near Fiji in the South Pacific Ocean.

October 27, 2011 – A 6.0 Magnitude earthquake struck Near Fiji: Today’s 6.0 magnitude (M) tremor occurred at a depth of 610 kilometers (380 miles). Because of the extreme depth, the quake was felt over a wide area, however, no … Continue reading

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A Powerful Earthquake Struck the Kermadec Islands, New Zealand; in the South Pacific Ocean.

October 22, 2011 – A Powerful Earthquake Struck the Kermadec Islands: A major earthquake struck near the Kermadec Islands, in the South Pacific Ocean, early on Saturday morning. The 7.6 magnitude earthquake occurred at 5:57AM local time, and was centered … Continue reading

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A 6.3 Earthquake Struck New Britain, Papua New Guinea (PNG).

October 18, 2011 – Another Strong Earthquake Struck New Britain, PNG: The region around PNG, The Solomon Islands, Tonga, Samoa and Fiji (in the Pacific South-West) has been the sight of numerous strong earthquakes. The period from 1973 to 2011 … Continue reading

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