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A strong 6.7 magnitude earthquake struck off the South Pacific islands of Wallis and Futuna in the early hours today, following another powerful earthquake off Tonga.
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Skywatchers in parts of Australia and the Pacific region are in for a celestial treat as the Moon will block the Sun in a potentially brilliant solar eclipse.
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Millions of sky gazers watched as a rare `ring of fire` solar eclipse crossed over parts of Asia and North America, early Monday morning.
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A partial solar eclipse, which will see the moon completely block out the sun except for a ‘ring of fire’ around the moon’s edge, is set to offer a spectacular site for observers on May 21.
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A partial solar eclipse, which will see the moon completely block out the sun except for a ‘ring of fire’ around the moon’s edge, is set to offer a spectacular site for observers on May 20.
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Papua New Guinea is regularly hit by earthquakes due to
its proximity to the so-called "Pacific Ring of Fire".
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Japan lies on the Ring of Fire — an arc of earthquake and volcanic zones that stretches around the Pacific Rim.
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Vanuatu lies on Pacific Ring of Fire, a zone of frequent seismic activity caused by friction between shifting tectonic plates.
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Indonesia sits on Pacific Ring of Fire, where meeting of continental plates causes seismic activity.
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Papua New Guinea sits on the so-called "Pacific Ring of Fire", a hotspot for seismic activity.
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