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# Ring of Fire

This year
Magnitude 6.3 earthquake shakes central Japan
The quake hit the central Ishikawa region at 2.42 pm (05.42 GMT) at a depth of 10 kilometres, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency.
All time
Partial solar eclipse wows stargazers in Africa, Asia and the Middle East
It was known as a ‘ring of fire’ because the moon covered most, but not all, of the sun
From 'terrible hidings' to All-Ireland contenders, Fox-Cab look to reach the Holy Grail
Cork side Mourneabbey stand in the Dubliners’ way of a second successive All-Ireland senior club final appearance.
Air Corps called into Killarney National Park as blaze continues to rage
People are being asked to avoid certain parts of the park for their own safety.
Victims engulfed in ash as volcano kills at least 15
Victims were covered by scorching clouds during the eruption.
Sports film of the week: Ring of Fire — The Emile Griffith Story
This week’s documentary pick is an in-depth look at one of boxing’s darkest hours, the 1962 title fight between Emile Griffith and Benny “The Kid” Paret.
PHOTOS: Last night's annular eclipse as seen around the world
The sun, moon and earth came into specific points of their orbit last night which made it look like there was a ring of fire around the moon.
Strong earthquake hits islands in Pacific
No damage or casualties yet reported in 7.5-magnitude quake in ‘Ring of Fire’ region.
Residents flee after Indonesian volcano spews fresh ash
Thousands are evacuated after Mount Karangetang shoots gas and debris up to 600m in the air in central Indonesia.