The Pacific Ring Of Fire continued it's 2021 explosion with two more major quakes, (mag 6 or higher) bringing the total to seven in just the first ten days of 2021. A powerful magnitude 6.1 rocked Salta in Argentina and later a magnitude 6.0 rocked the volcanic island of Vanuatu in the South Pacific, the second major quake, (mag 6 or higher) to strike the island since Friday when a magnitude 6.1 rocked the island.
Saturday, 9 January 2021 2021's impressive volcano eruption uptick continues! An eruption has produced two lava flows from vents on the northern flanks, currently about 50 m and 200 m long at the Pacaya volcano in Guatemala
So after just ten days of 2021, 7 major quakes have hit The Pacific Ring Of Fire along with an equally impressive number of volcano eruptions. After the first 10 days of 2020, 4 major quakes had been recorded and in 2019, 3, in 2018, just 1, so we could be in for a busy month.