Saturday, October 21, 2006
The Ring of Fire is full of volcanic activity!
The USGS described the quake as "strong" on its website
(http://earthquake.usgs.gov/eqcenter/recenteqsww/Quakes/ustyac.p hp)but said no tsunami warning had been issued.
"No destructive Pacific-wide Tsunami threat exists based on historical earthquake and tsunami data," it said.The area of the quake is in the Pacific "Ring of Fire", a seismically active area with frequent earthquakes and volcanos.