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Map Showing Major Faults in California

Why are There So Many Earthquakes in California?

California is prone to earthquakes due to the existence of faults beneath its surface, where two tectonic plates meet – and collide.Read More…

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July 7, 2019
World map showing some of the world's most active volcanoes

Where are some of the world’s major active volcanoes?

The term volcano is directly stemming from the name, ‘Vulcano,’ a volcanic island in the Aeolian islands of Italy, which in-turn has its name rooted from the wordRead More…

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September 10, 2018
Japan is Located Along the Pacific Ring of Fire, on The Edges of Several Continental and Oceanic Tectonic Plates.

Why is Japan Prone to Earthquakes and Tsunamis?

Buy This Map   Japan is extremely vulnerable to earthquakes and tsunamis due to its location in the Pacific Ring of Fire.Read More…

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March 30, 2017
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