Article #3Ring of fire Speaking and Writing -3 Dr.Roy S1180042 Ryoko Aoki
What Ring of Fire? It of the Pacific, a series of oceanic trenches and volcanoes around the Pacific Ocean. It is an area where large numbers of earthquake and volcanic eruptions occur in the basin of the Pacific Ocean. It of the Northern, a geographic formation and mining exploration area in Canada.
Seismic region About 90% of the world’s earthquakes occur along the Ring of Fire. About 80% of the world’s largest earthquakes occur along the Ring of Fire.
Active volcanoes in Japan Ten Percent of the world’s active volcanoes are found in Japan. They lies in a zone of extreme crustal instability. They are formed by subduction of the Pacific Plate and the Philippine Sea Plate.
Earthquake in Japan As many as 1,500 earthquakes are recorded every year. Magnitudes of four to six on the Richter scale are not uncommon. Major earthquakes occur infrequently.
The most famous in the 20th The Great Kanto earthquake of 1923 130,000 people died The Great Hanshin earthquake 6,434 people died
Mount Bandai It is one of Jaoan’s most noted volcanoes. It is formed of several overlapping stratovolcanoes. It forming a complex volcano. Scientists expect that there are some volcanic activity in the next few years.
Conclusion All Japan is included in Ring of Fire. The earthquake increase compared with another country. It is necessary to make efforts form another country to the earthquake and the disaster of the tsunami.