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5,293 Global Earthquakes from 1973 to 2013.

April 9, 2013: 5,293 Global Earthquakes from 1973 to 2013: I downloaded all earthquakes, with a magnitude of 6.0 or greater, from January 1, 1973 to April 8, 2013. This produced a data set of 5,293 global earthquakes, which I … Continue reading

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40 Years of Global Earthquakes by Region.

February 3, 2013 – 40 Years of Global Earthquakes by Region: The chart above reflects global earthquakes, greater than or equal to 7.0 magnitude, by five regions of the world over the last 40 years. The SW (south-west) Pacific was the … Continue reading

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A 6.7 Magnitdue Earthquake Struck near Vanuatu – in the South Pacific Ocean.

March 9, 2012 – A 6.7 Magnitude Earthquake Struck near Vanuatu: The South Pacific Ocean saw another earthquake, with a 6.7 magnitude tremor striking at 6:09PM local time; at a depth of 32 kilometers (20 miles). The quake was 37 … Continue reading

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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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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 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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A 6.7 Magnitude Earthquake Struck Eastern New Guinea.

October 14, 2011 – A 6.7 Magnitude Earthquake Struck in the South Pacific: The 6.7 magnitude quake struck between New Britain Island and Papua New Guinea (see map). It was 1:35PM near the epicenter. The tremor hit at a depth … Continue reading

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A 6.0 Magnitude Earthquake Struck the South Pacific.

October 8, 2011 – A 6.0 Magnitude Earthquake Struck Near Tonga: The Kingdom of Tonga is in a very earthquake prone area of the South Pacific Ocean. Tonga was the scene of seven earthquakes, of 7.0 magnitude or greater, since … Continue reading

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A 6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Struck the South Pacific Ocean Near Tonga.

September 23, 2011 – A 6.2 Magnitude (M) Earthquake (EQ) Struck Near Tonga in the South Pacific: The quake occurred on Sept. 23rd at 12:07PM, near the epicenter, at a depth of 8 kilometers (5 miles). No tsunami warnings or … Continue reading

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