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Another Strong 6.5 Earthquake Struck the Solomon Islands.

February 9, 2013 – Another Strong 6.5 Earthquake Struck the Solomon Islands: This makes 16 earthquakes, from 6.0 to 8.0 magnitude, in the Solomon/Santa Cruz Islands Region – over the first nine days of February. That’s enough to kick start … 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 6.3 Magnitude Earthquake Struck the South Pacific – Near Vanuatu

July 6, 2012 – A 6.3 Magnitude Earthquake Struck Near Vanuatu: The tremor occurred on July 6th, at 1:28PM local time. It was 10:28PM in New York (July 5th), 9:28PM in Chicago, 8:28PM in Denver and 7:28PM in Los Angeles. … 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 6.6 Magnitude Earthquake Struck the Solomon Islands.

January 9, 2011 – A 6.6 Magnitude Earthquake Struck the Solomon Islands: The quake struck at 3:07PM at the epicenter, at a depth of 39 kilometers (24 miles). No tsunami warnings or watches were issued by the Pacific Tsunami Warning … 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 6.7 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 6.2 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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A 6.0 Magnitude Earthquake Struck the South Pacific.

September 12, 2011 – A 6.0 Magnitude Earthquake Struck the South Pacific Paradise of Vanuatu: Their is trouble in “Paradise.” Since 1973, 14 earthquakes (greater than 6.9 magnitude) have struck the Island Nation of Vanuatu. Their were three in the … Continue reading

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