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Although earthquakes occur less frequently in the Eastern United States, studies show that urban areas in the East could face devastating losses because severe shaking would affect a larger area than a similar earthquake in the Western United States.

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July 25, 1970
M 7.0, Japan – This major earthquake shook Japan's southernmost island. Press reports indicated railroad lines and highways were damaged by landslides; cracks occurred… Read More

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