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Earthquake map shows extent of activity in Pacific Rim today

Map shows the extent of earthquake activity – the bigger the square, the bigger the quake.

THE US GEOLOGICAL Society has upgraded the magnitude of today’s earthquake to 8.9.

Here’s a map from the USGS showing all the earthquake activity that’s going on. The bigger the square the bigger the quake. The red boxes occurred in the last hour.

Read more at Business Insider. Reproduced in full with permission >