10 most earthquake vulnerable cities on Earth - Quito, Ecuador • Earth.com

Last update: October 23rd, 2019 at 9:31 am

Quito, Ecuador

In this region, the Nazca plate is diving beneath South America. According to the geological survey, the plate is moving eastward at 61 millimeters per year, causing an enormous amount of tension. Ecuador just had an intense magnitude 7.8 earthquake last April.

 

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