Fault Lines And Earthquakes

Usually, areas around fault-lines are more prone to earthquakes.

Some of the major fault lines are around:

1.    Italy (hit in 1980; magnitude: 7.2)

2.    Hayward, San Francisco in California (hit in 1906 at San Francisco; magnitude: 7.8 and again in 1989 at Loma Preita; magnitude: 6.9)

3.    Himalayan region (hit several times since 1999, at various places spanning across Afghanistan, Pakistan, India etc.)

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