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70 Million Years of Pacific Plate Movement!

July 28, 2012 – 70 Million Years of Pacific Plate Movement: The map above shows significant volcanoes over the last 3,500 years, in and around the Pacific Ocean. Almost all noteworthy volcanoes and earthquakes occur along Convergent plate boundaries (see … Continue reading

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A 7.1 Magnitude Earthquake Struck the Aleutian Islands, Alaska less than an Hour Ago!

September 2, 2011 – A 7.1 Magnitude Earthquake Struck the Aleutian Islands,¬†Alaska less than an Hour Ago: The very large quake occurred at a depth of 36 kilometers (21 miles). The major tremor was 107 miles east of Atka, AK; … Continue reading

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