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A Powerful 7.2 Magnitude Earthquake Struck the Kuril Islands Russia.

April 19, 2013 – A Powerful 7.2 Magnitude Earthquake Struck the Kuril Islands in Russia: The quake struck at 3:05AM GMT on April 19th, at a depth of 122 kilometers (76 miles). The deep quake precluded a tsunami; however, it … Continue reading

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A Strong 6.6 Magntide Earthquake Struck Near West Panguna, Paupa New Guinea (PNG).

April 14, 2013 – A 6.6 Magnitude Earthquake Struck Near West Panguna, Paupa New Guinea (PNG): The strong quake hit at 1:32AM GMT (UTC), at a depth of 35 kilometers (21 miles). No tsunami is expected. The Australia–Pacific plate boundary … Continue reading

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