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Global distribution of the Earthquakes

Earthquakes occur in geologically active areas, such as mid-oceanic ridges and mountain-building regions. The zones where earthquakes occur frequently are known as ”Seismic belts”. The principal seismic belts on the earth’s surface are as follow: Read more related articles Circum Pacific Belt: This belt encircles the Pacific ocean and more or less overlaps the belt …