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
February 1, 1944
M 7.4, Turkey – 2,790 killed. One of the world's deadliest earthquakes. About 50,000 houses destroyed… Read More