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Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits southeast of Loyalty Islands, M6.2 off Port Vila - both along New Hebrides Trench

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit southeast of the Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia at 22:49 UTC on February 17, 2021, at a depth of 12.6 km (7.8 miles). At 06:37 UTC on February 18, M6.2 earthquake hit 147 km (91.3 miles) SSW of Port...

February 18, 2021

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Researchers found giant amoebas near Mariana Trench, deepest place on Earth

Giant amoebas have been found in the Mariana Trench, the deepest region on Earth.During a July 2011 voyage to the Pacific Ocean's deepest spot, researchers with Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego and National Geographic engineers deployed dropcams,

October 22, 2011

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More seismic activity building in Vanuatu region

Six earthquakes stronger than magnitude 5 have struck Vanuatu in 24 hours. The unique submarine topography of the region puts it on the front-line for tectonic plate convulsion and potentially destructive tsunamis. The above 1999 map shows the deep trench forming along

April 30, 2011