The ring of fire is active again as a powerful magnitude 7.1 earthquake has struck Saumlaki, Indonesia. At the current time there are no reports of damages or tsunami’s to report. This recent earthquake is has just took place, so stay tuned for updates.
Here are some of the most recent earthquakes that have taken place since 12/7/2012 according to the USGS.gov:
|7.1||229km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia||6.522°S||129.813°E||157.7|
|6.3||21km ESE of Tokoroa, New Zealand||38.321°S||176.086°E||166.8|
|6.2||218km SE of Ofunato, Japan||37.939°N||143.763°E||29.2|
|7.3||245km SE of Kamaishi, Japan||37.889°N||144.090°E||36.1|
Two 7.0 earthquakes in the past week is anything but normal by any measurement, and this recent large earthquake speaks volumes to those who have made the claim that 7.0 and 6.0 earthquakes will become common.