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Current Earthquake and Volcano Hazards Map

Here is a satellite view of earth over the Pacific Ocean. This map shows areas of current volcanic, seismic (earthquake), and tsunami hazards in what's known as the 'Pacific Ring of Fire'. These are real-time data feeds and updates provided by the U.S. Geological Survey and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Click on any of the graphics on the map to get a pop-up of the specific details of an event.

View Pacific Ring of Fire Hazards in a larger map


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