January 3, 2009

Earthquakes and Indonesia

I keep on forgetting that the various islands of Indonesia are located in the infamous Ring of Fire. This causes some of the greatest volcanic eruptions, as well as strong earthquakes. It is recorded that majority of the earthquakes and some of the greatest earthquakes in magnitude occur in this region. Even today, in the news it was reported that a 7.6 magnitude earthquake on north coast of West Papua struck and killed some people....

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