Articles tagged "pacific ring of fire"

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Seven 6.0+ earthquakes in eight days

TheExtinctionProtocolsite identified four areas on the Pacific Plate that have been a source of an inordinate amount of recent strong earthquake activity in the Pacific Ring of Fire in post named "Catastrophism in the Ring of Fire: seven 6.0+ earthquakes in

August 02, 2011

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Magnitude 6.7 earthquake strikes underneath South Pacific Ocean near Fiji island

A strong earthquake magnitude 6.7 strucks deep underneath the South Pacific Ocean at 7.42 p.m. local time (0742 GMT) and it was centered about 365 kilometers (226 miles) south-southwest of Ndoi Island, a small island which is part of Fiji. No tsunami alert was

July 29, 2011

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Mount Soputan, one of Sulawesi island’s most active volcanoes, erupted again

Mount Soputan in North Sulawesi province of Indonesia erupted around 6:03 am on Sunday, July 3, 2011 (22:03 UTC on Saturday) but people living in the sparsely populated area have not been evacuated for now. The nearest village is eight kilometres away on the western sid

July 03, 2011

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More seismic activity building in Vanuatu region

Six earthquakes stronger than magnitude 5 have struck Vanuatu in 24 hours. The unique submarine topography of the region puts it on the front-line for tectonic plate convulsion and potentially destructive tsunamis. The above 1999 map shows the deep trench forming along

April 30, 2011