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Sunday, 19 January 2020

Another major quake rocks Indonesia, the second in 24 hours: With the Taal Volcano expecting a larger eruption the Pacific Rim Of Fire is rocking!

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The 6th major quake of 2020 rocks Indonesia and it's the second major quake to strike there in 24 hours after a shallow,  magnitude 6.0 Earthquake - near the north coast of Papua, Indonesia hit yesterday. 

According to USGS, the population in this region resides in structures that are vulnerable to earthquake shaking, though resistant structures exist. The predominant vulnerable building types are unreinforced brick with concrete floor and precast concrete frame with wall construction.

Major Quakes 2020

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