THE PACIFIC Ring of Fire is a highly active ring of seismic activity around the Pacific Basin. 33 tremors have been recorded in the last 24 hours alone – here is everything you need to know. Earthquakes are common around the Ring of Fire, home to 75 percent of the world’s volcanoes and the source of 90 percent of earthquakes. Increased activity around the Ring of Fire usually prompts fears the ‘Big One’ is coming, but there is no need for alarm. This activity, while significant, has fortunately not resulted in any damage or serious injuries today. The biggest quake to strike today was a magnitude 5.0, in Kainantu, Papua New Guinea, but was too deep below the Earth’s surface to cause damage……Read More