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The majority of the earthquakes and volcanic eruptions occur along plate boundaries, such as the boundary between the Pacific Plate and the North American plate. One of the most active plate boundaries, where earthquakes and eruptions are frequent, is around the massive Pacific Plate, commonly referred to as the Pacific Ring of Fire.

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September 30, 2009
M 7.6, Indonesia – Deadliest earthquake in 2009. At least 1,117 people killed, 1,214 injured, 181,665 buildings destroyed or damaged and about 451,000 people… Read More

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