'Ring of Fire' volcanos remind Asia of seismic peril

The horseshoe-shaped string of active volcanos bounding the Pacific Ocean has lived up to its "Ring of Fire" name in the past month, sparking mass evacuations in Indonesia and Vanuatu and now setting parts of southwestern Japan on edge. The 450 or so volcanos that make up the "Ring of Fire" are an outline of where the massive Pacific Plate is grinding against other plates that form the Earth's crust, creating a 40,000-kilometer (25,000-mile) -long zone prone to freq...

'Ring of Fire' volcanos remind Asia of seismic peril

The horseshoe-shaped string of active volcanos bounding the Pacific Ocean has lived up to its "Ring of Fire" name in the past month, sparking mass evacuations in Indonesia and Vanuatu and now ...

Thu 12 Oct 17 from Phys.org

'Ring of Fire' volcanos remind Asia of seismic peril, Thu 12 Oct 17 from AP

Volcanic eruption in Japan spreads ash in 4 cities, towns

A volcano in southwestern Japan is erupting for the first time in six years and spread ash in nearby cities and towns Thursday.

Thu 12 Oct 17 from Phys.org

Locals warned to stay away as Japanese volcano erupts

Mount Shinmoedake in southern Japan erupted for the first time in six years Wednesday, shooting a plume of ash several hundred metres into the air and sparking warnings to local residents.

Wed 11 Oct 17 from Phys.org

'Ring of Fire' volcanos remind Asia of seismic peril

The horseshoe-shaped string of active volcanos has lived up to name in the past month, sparking mass evacuations in Indonesia and Vanuatu and setting southwestern Japan on edge.

Thu 12 Oct 17 from Daily Mail

Shinmoedake volcano erupts in Japan

Dramatic pictures show toxic smoke and ash spewing from the crater of Mount Shinmoedak in the south western Miyazaki prefecture of Japan.

Thu 12 Oct 17 from Daily Mail

Volcanoes on 'Ring of Fire' remind Asia of its seismic peril

The string of active volcanoes around the Pacific Ocean has lived up to its "Ring of Fire" name lately, sparking mass evacuations in Indonesia and Vanuatu and unsettling part ...

Thu 12 Oct 17 from AP

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