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The Puerto Rico Trench is the deepest part of the Atlantic Ocean, with a maximum depth of more than 8 km (5 miles), at Milwaukee Deep. The trench marks the location where the North American Plate is being subducted beneath the Caribbean Plate.

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December 2, 1996
M 6.7, Japan – Felt (V JMA) in southern Miyazaki Prefecture. Felt from Fukuoka to Kagoshima. Local tsunami observed with maximum recorded wave heights (peak-to-trough)… Read More

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