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.
Today in Earthquake History
November 26, 1999
M 7.5, Vanuatu – At least five people killed and forty injured by collapsed buildings and landslides on Pentecost. Extensive damage to roads and telephone lines on… Read More