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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 6.0 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 6.5 Magnitude Earthquake Struck South of the Kermadec Islands.

October 7, 2011 – A 6.5 Magnitude Earthquake Struck South of the Kermadec Islands: The Kermadec Islands (New Zealand) are a volcanic Island Arc, in the South Pacific, approximately 550 miles north of New Zealand’s north Island. They are uninhabited … 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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