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Old 07-21-2014, 03:02 PM
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Originally Posted by Smtchll View Post
Philippines has the same threats that you mentioned for Japan
But, which country is more geologically unstable? Seems like Japan gets more earthquakes than the Philippines does, and Philippines gets more volcanic eruptions, no? Or is it about the same?

Originally Posted by Coach Rajko View Post

Ring of Fire Earthquakes March-April 2014

I guess no one among South East Asian archipelago is safe to Earthquake,
take a look at the scope of the plates and fault lines.

I'm surprised Singapore is highlighted on there. I never heard of Singapore having any earthquakes in its immediate vicinity. Then again, China isn't highlighted on that map but it gets some pretty nasty ones down the middle of the country

Originally Posted by Goshio22 View Post
^ Hmmm im pretty sure Malaysia and Thailand is not as prone to earthquake and the only disaster they received was the tsunami in Penang, which hardly damages anything, even the island of Borneo and Papua didn't really record any earthquake and volcanoes are basically absent in those islands.
That's what I was thinking, Malaysia has earthquakes? Since when?
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Old 07-21-2014, 03:47 PM
Location: Taipei
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Japan is BY FAR the most earthquake-prone country in this region,which pretty much means that it is the most earthquake-prone in the entire world.That's the worst part of Japan imo.

On the other hand,Philippines is BY FAR the most typhoon-prone country in this region.

Taiwan is right between the two countries,so we got both typhoons and earthquakes very often.
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