6.3 earthquake in the southern hemisphere near MacQuarie Island


June 5, 2011ANTARCTICA – A 6.3 magnitude earthquake has been recorded near MacQuarie Island just north of Antarctica. The quake represents some of the seismic dynamism we noted earlier in the Southern hemisphere. A 5.4 earthquake was also recorded in Maule, Chile. The Fiji region was also shaken by a 5.8 and a 5.1 earthquake.
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