Articles tagged "macquarie ridge"

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Shallow M6.3 earthquake hits west of Macquarie Island, Australia

A M6.3 magnitude earthquake has been recorded near Macquarie Island just north of Antarctica at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles).Macquarie Island is an exposed portion of the Macquarie Ridge, and is located where the Australian plate meets the Pacific plate. It is the...

June 05, 2011