Within the past 24 hours, the Pacific “Ring of Fire” – the region of the world where 90% of the world’s earthquakes occur and 75% of the world’s volcanoes are located – has been hammered with earthquakes:
- 8.6 in Indonesia
- 7.0 in Mexico (in the state of Michoacan)
- 6.9 in Mexico (in the Gulf of California)
- 5.6 near Fukushima, Japan *
Click here to see the United States Geological Survey’s recent earthquake tracker.