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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


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


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