10 most earthquake vulnerable cities on Earth • Earth.com

Last update: June 15th, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Earthquakes happen every day. The National Earthquake Information Center actually locates up to 14,000 earthquakes per year, yet most are so small that they go unnoticed. Earthquakes that measure less than a magnitude of 2 happen hundreds of times a day, while earthquakes that measure magnitude 8 and higher occur only about once a year.

While scientists cannot predict when a large earthquake will happen, they can often pinpoint where these events will strike. The following are the cities which experts believe are the most likely to experience a major earthquake.

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