Why Is Japan Prone To Earthquakes And Tsunamis?

Japan is extremely vulnerable to earthquakes and tsunamis due to its location in the Pacific Ring of Fire. The “ring” is a horse-shoe shaped basin along the Pacific Ocean. About 90 percent of all seismic activity in the world takes place in this region.
( read original story …)


Related Post

Japan crown prince vows to be devoted emperor like...
views 80
Japanese Crown Prince Naruhito pledged Tuesday to ...
Why getting drunk is a huge part of doing business...
views 93
For many, a traditional after-work drink presents ...
Japan's Mr Yen says dollar could fall below 1...
views 94
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's former currency czar Eis...
How Shinzo Abe plans to save Japan’s economy
views 88
In July, Shinzo Abe showed himself to be one of po...
NEW WORLD ORDER: Mega security deal between Japan,...
views 111
A senior Japanese official revealed plans to devel...
Japan protests as China ships sail near disputed i...
views 72
TOKYO: Japan protested to China Sunday after Chine...
How Japan's Newly Launched Sattelite Will Stu...
views 63
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has ...
Peter Prevc and Maciej Kot share the win in Sappor...
views 101
There were two winners in the first of two Ski Jum...
Japan, Russia sign economic development pacts; sta...
views 61
Joint economic development "would help foster trus...
Tokyo stocks up after Emmanuel Macron wins French ...
views 122
TOKYO: Tokyo's benchmark stock index rose at the s...