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
October 26, 1969
M 6.4, Yugoslavia – This severe earthquake in the Banja Luka area of Yugoslavia killed 20, seriously injured 150, and left 65,000 homeless. Banja Luka, a city of about 50,000… Read More