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Places at highest risk of imminent earthquake in the world

Photos Logo Photos | Slide 1 of 13: Tokyo is often struck by earthquakes though many are so small they’re barely noticeable. The potential for the city to be struck by a big one are so strong because it sits on the western edge of the notorious Ring of Fire, a boundary where huge slabs of the Earth’s crust meet and continuously keep moving apart, colliding or just sliding next to each other

Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo is often struck by earthquakes, though many are so small they’re barely noticeable. The potential for the city to be struck by a big one is so strong because it sits on the western edge of the notorious Ring of Fire, a boundary where huge slabs of the Earth’s crust meet and continuously keep moving apart, colliding or just sliding next to each other. 
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