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2009 M7.4
Pacific Ocean
North Fiji
Basin
PACIFIC PLATE
88 mm/yr
76 mm/yr
110 mm/yr
103 mm/yr
98 mm/yr
106 mm/yr
90 mm/yr
82 mm/yr
Mindanao
Halmahera
Maluku
Borneo
Irian Jaya
Sulawesi (Celebes)
Lesser Sunda Islands Java
Sumba
Loyalty Islands
Santa Cruz Islands
Celebes Sea
Banda Sea
Timor Sea
Arafua Sea
Coral Sea
Pacific Ocean
Philippine Sea
Celebes Basin
Coral Sea Basin
Melanesian Basin
West Caroline Basin
1938 M8.5
1977 M8.3
160E
160E
140E
140E
120E
120E
0 0
10S 10S
20S 20S
MAP EXPLANATION
Earthquakes M6.5+ 1900-2012
Magnitude
!( 6.5 - 7.0
!( 7.0 - 7.5
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7.5 +
! > Nucleation Points (M8.3+)
Slab Contours
Depth
0 - 120 (20 km intervals)
160 - 360 (40 km intervals)
400 - 560 (40 km intervals)
600 + (40 km intervals)
Aftershock Zones
#
Subduction
Transform
Divergent
Others
0 500 1,000 250
Kilometers
Sunda Plate
Pacific Plate
Australia Plate
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Trench
Tim
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Seram
Trench
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Australia
Papua New Guinea
Indonesia