Today in Earthquake History
June 19, 1982
M 7.0, El Salvador – At least 40 people killed, many injured and thousands of people left homeless in El Salvador. Extensive damage (VII) and landslides south of San… Read More
Today’s Earthquake Fact
The Mariana Trench, located in the Pacific Ocean just east of the Mariana Islands, is the deepest part of the Earth's oceans, with a maximum depth of about 11 km (6.8 miles). This is the deepest location on the surface of the Earth. The bottom of the trench is farther below sea level than Mount Everest is above it.