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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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M 7.1, Alaska – One of the Largest Earthquakes in the United States. Read More

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