According to a report from the USGS, A powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 has struck northeastern Tajikistan, close to the borders with China and Kyrgyzstan, at 1424 GMT on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The earthquake

initially reported as a magnitude 6.8, struck at a depth of 75 kilometers. This comes on the heels of multiple strong quakes striking locations on “Ring of Fire”. READ MORE