Earthquake probability maps show nearly all of Japan at risk

Southern Pacific coastal regions are at the greatest risk of earthquakes strong enough to topple buildings over the next 30 years, although almost every area of Japan is in danger, a report showed. The grim but familiar warning was seen in the National ... ( read original story ...)

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