A 7.2-magnitude earthquake rocked off Vanuatu in the Pacific on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said. No casualties or damage have been reported. The Vanuatu islands are part of the so-called Ring of Fire — a horseshoe-shaped region in the...
Map showing extent (w,s,e,n) = M7.5 - 55km SE of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea
Earthquake location 18.201°N, 88.019°E 21ST MAY 2014 6.0 Magnitude Earthquakes Strikes 275KM SE of Paradip Garh
There was a 6.5M quake today on the Philippine Sea plate. The plate is unusual in that its borders are nearly all zones of convergence, where plates jostle against each other. When the Philippine Sea plate pushed over the Pacific plate, Mt. Fuji and other volcanoes were created.