Category Archives: australia

Earthquake Report: Banda Sea

Earlier this week there was a moderate earthquake along a strike-slip fault that appears to adjoin the Banda/Timor/Java Arc with New Guinea. This strike-slip fault appears to cross oblique to the subduction zone that forms the Timor Trench to the … Continue reading

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Earthquake Report: Australia!

Yesterday there was an earthquake in northeastern Australia. Here is the USGS website for this M 5.7 earthquake. This earthquake occurred in a region that also experienced a similar magnitude earthquake in 2011. Here is the USGS website for that … Continue reading

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