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Earthquake shakes Melbourne

  1. Mar 6, 2009 #1

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    http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20090306/wl_asia_afp/australiaquake [Broken]

    Magnitude 4.7
    Date-Time:
    Friday, March 06, 2009 at 09:55:38 UTC
    Friday, March 06, 2009 at 08:55:38 PM at epicenter

    Location 38.377°S, 145.714°E
    Depth 10 km (6.2 miles)

    90 km (55 miles) SE of MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia
    120 km (75 miles) ESE of Geelong, Victoria, Australia

    Not a biggie.

    Earthquakes
    Magnitude 6.9 KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION February 18, 2009
    Magnitude 7.2 KEPULAUAN TALAUD, INDONESIA February 11, 2009

    Lots of activity along the Sunda extension and the boundary of the Australia, Asia and Pacific tectonic plates.
     
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