Experts rubbish false claim that 'Malaysia now in the earthquake-prone Pacific Ring of Fire'

Published on 30/05/2023 at 08:46

Articles and social media posts have repeatedly shared a false claim that Malaysia is now situated within the seismically active Pacific Ring of Fire and several locations in the country are now exposed to earthquake risks. But geologists said the Southeast Asian country remains far from the Ring of Fire and it would take millions of years for it to shift into the region.