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Six Quakes Struck the South Pacific – Including a Potent 8.0 Magnitude “Monster” – At Least Five Dead.

February 6, 2013 – Six Earthquakes Struck the South Pacific – One Monster 8.0 Magnitude: The blue dot on the map marks the location of the 8.0 magnitude mega-quake near the Santa Cruz Islands. The USGS map shows the location … 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 6.4 Magnitude Earthquake Struck the Solomon Islands.

February 14, 2012 – A 6.4 Magnitude Quake Struck the Solomon Islands: This region is one of the most earthquake prone areas of the world, with the possible exception of Japan. The tremor was 54 kilometers (34 miles) deep and … 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 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 6.2 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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