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SurferJoe46
12-09-2011, 02:25 PM
Dang! The place is just getting pounded by earthquakes. Every day it seems I see at least one - maybe up to three or more of 6.0+ temblors.


6.0 Mw - VANUATU
Preliminary Earthquake Report Magnitude -- 6.0 Mw
Date-Time
11 Sep 2011 23:37:30 UTC
12 Sep 2011 10:37:30 near epicenter
11 Sep 2011 15:37:30 standard time in your timezone

Location
18.139S 167.899E
Depth
1 km
Distances
61 km (38 miles) SW (224 degrees) of PORT-VILA, Vanuatu
212 km (132 miles) NW (317 degrees) of Isangel, Vanuatu
301 km (187 miles) SSE (164 degrees) of Santo (Luganville), Vanuatu
1845 km (1147 miles) ENE (59 degrees) of Brisbane, Australia

tuiruru
12-09-2011, 05:42 PM
Maybe it's the "land-diving" (http://www.environmentalgraffiti.com/featured/insane-tribal-bungee-jumpers-vanuatu-2/1561) season again and this is the results of hard heads hitting the ground! :)

SurferJoe46
13-09-2011, 12:27 PM
Now another in New Guinea


6.2 Mw - NEAR N COAST OF NEW GUINEA, PNG.

12 Sep 2011 22:44:32 UTC
13 Sep 2011 08:44:32 near epicenter
12 Sep 2011 14:44:32 standard time in your timezone

Location
3.678S 144.050E
Depth
34 km
Distances
44 km (27 miles) ESE (104 degrees) of Wewak, New Guinea, PNG
241 km (150 miles) N (355 degrees) of Mount Hagen, New Guinea, PNG
264 km (164 miles) NW (311 degrees) of Madang, New Guinea, PNG
393 km (244 miles) ESE (109 degrees) of Jayapura, Irian Jaya, Indonesia
732 km (455 miles) NNW (331 degrees) of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea