Tag Archives: The Ring of Fire

5,293 Global Earthquakes from 1973 to 2013.

April 9, 2013: 5,293 Global Earthquakes from 1973 to 2013: I downloaded all earthquakes, with a magnitude of 6.0 or greater, from January 1, 1973 to April 8, 2013. This produced a data set of 5,293 global earthquakes, which I … Continue reading

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Pacific Ocean Region Map of Volcanoes, Impact Craters and Earthquakes over the past 2,000 years.

March 2, 2013 – Pacific Ocean Region Map of Volcanoes, Impact Craters and Earthquakes: The map above reflects significant volcanoes, impact craters and earthquakes, over the last 2,000 years. The tectonic plate boundaries are shown; with red representing divergent (spreading) … Continue reading

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40 Years of Global Earthquakes by Region.

February 3, 2013 – 40 Years of Global Earthquakes by Region: The chart above reflects global earthquakes, greater than or equal to 7.0 magnitude, by five regions of the world over the last 40 years. The SW (south-west) Pacific was the … Continue reading

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Mount Marapi (Merapi) Erupts in Indoesia.

March 1, 2012: Mount Marapi in Indonesia’s West Sumatra briefly erupts: Mount Marapi (Merapi), a volcano located in the Indonesian province of West Sumatra, briefly erupted early Wednesday morning, officials said. It comes after activity was also reported at the volcano … Continue reading

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Eathquake Swarm Hits the Philippines Including a Powerful 6.7 Magnitude quake.

February 6, 2012 – Earthquake Swarm Hits the Philippines: A powerful 6.7 magnitude earthquake struck the central Philippines on Monday (see map above); along with a large earthquake swarm; killing a child and triggering a local tsunami alert. The Philippine … Continue reading

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Two Rare Earthquakes Struck the South Shetland Islands.

January 15, 2012 – Two Earthquakes Struck the South Shetland Islands: Two quakes struck the South Shetland Islands today, only 41 minutes apart. The first was a 6.5 magnitude quake that hit at 9:40AM (local time) and the second was … Continue reading

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A 6.6 Magnitude Earthquake Struck the Solomon Islands.

January 9, 2011 – A 6.6 Magnitude Earthquake Struck the Solomon Islands: The quake struck at 3:07PM at the epicenter, at a depth of 39 kilometers (24 miles). No tsunami warnings or watches were issued by the Pacific Tsunami Warning … Continue reading

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A 6.0 Magnitude Earthquake Struck In the Luzon, Philippines Region.

November 30, 2011 – A 6.0 Earthquake Struck Near Luzon, Philippines: A 6.0 Magnitude earthquake struck along the Philippines tectonic plate. The quake struck at 8:27AM local time, at a depth of 14 kilometers (9 miles). Due to the International … Continue reading

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A 6.0 Magnitude Earthquake Struck Near Fiji in the South Pacific Ocean.

October 27, 2011 – A 6.0 Magnitude earthquake struck Near Fiji: Today’s 6.0 magnitude (M) tremor occurred at a depth of 610 kilometers (380 miles). Because of the extreme depth, the quake was felt over a wide area, however, no … Continue reading

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A 6.7 Magnitude Earthquake Stuck the Juan de Fuca Subduction Zone, Near Vancouver B.C., Two Hours Ago!

September 9, 2011 – A 6.7 Magnitude Earthquake Struck Near Vancouver and Seattle Less Than Two Hours Ago: A large quake struck at 12:42PM less than 175 miles from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. It hit at a depth of 25 … Continue reading

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