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The “Ring of Fire” Earthquake Map.

February 18, 2013 – The Pacific Ocean Ring of Fire:¬†The “Ring of Fire” earthquake map is shown above. Over 80% of the worlds major earthquakes, volcanoes and tsunamis¬†occur on the Ring of Fire. Subduction fault zones are also shown. These … Continue reading

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A Large 6.8 Earthquake Stuck one Hour Ago Near Indonesia.

August 30, 2011 – A Powerful 6.8 Magnitude Earthquake Struck an hour ago Near Indonesia: The quake was centered in the Banda Sea 211 miles SSW of Ambon, Indonesia; 292 miles ESE of Baubau, Indonesia and 171 miles NNE of … Continue reading

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7.8 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes 740 Mile North of Auckland, New Zealand 2 Hours Ago!

A very large 7.8 earthquake struck in the south-west Pacific Ocean less than two hours ago (12:03 P.M. PDT). The orange “A” in the map above, marks the location of today’s massive earthquake. Their is currently no Tsunami warning and … Continue reading

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