Stunning Earthquake Map - If you have ever wondered where — and why — earthquakes happen the most, look no further than a new map, which plots more than a centurys worth of nearly every recorded earthquake strong enough to at least rattle the bookshelves.  The map shows earthquakes of magnitude 4.0 or greater since 1898; each is marked in a lightning-bug hue that glows brighter with increasing magnitude. - Credit: John Nelson, IDV Solutions.

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Stunning Earthquake Map - If you have ever wondered where — and why — earthquakes happen the most, look no further than a new map, which plots more than a centurys worth of nearly every recorded earthquake strong enough to at least rattle the bookshelves. The map shows earthquakes of magnitude 4.0 or greater since 1898; each is marked in a lightning-bug hue that glows brighter with increasing magnitude. - Credit: John Nelson, IDV Solutions.

Dome Homes in Brenham TX.  Concrete domes are strong, highly resistant to damage by earthquake, lightning, hurricane, and wind. FEMA rates this type of construction as ‘near-absolute protection’ from F5 tornadoes and Category 5 Hurricanes.

Dome Homes in Brenham TX. Concrete domes are strong, highly resistant to damage by earthquake, lightning, hurricane, and wind. FEMA rates this type of construction as ‘near-absolute protection’ from F5 tornadoes and Category 5 Hurricanes.

An image of the catastrophic reality of the force that comes with earthquakes. This photo, from the October 2005, Kashmir Earthquake, shows a building toppled completely to its side and the tragic rescue efforts that ensued.

The 7 Worst Natural Disasters Of The Last Decade

An image of the catastrophic reality of the force that comes with earthquakes. This photo, from the October 2005, Kashmir Earthquake, shows a building toppled completely to its side and the tragic rescue efforts that ensued.

Flood water destruction! Island Heat Products http://www.islandheat.com for Trending Clothing Styles and Great Gift Idea’s.

Flood water destruction! Island Heat Products http://www.islandheat.com for Trending Clothing Styles and Great Gift Idea’s.

This picture, taken on March 11, 2011 by Sadatsugu Tomizawa and released via Jiji Press on March 21,  shows tsunami waves hitting the coast of Minamisoma in Fukushima prefecture

Japan earthquake and tsunami one month on: 30 powerful images of the disaster

This picture, taken on March 11, 2011 by Sadatsugu Tomizawa and released via Jiji Press on March 21, shows tsunami waves hitting the coast of Minamisoma in Fukushima prefecture

Path of an Earthquake which causes an unbelievable amount of damage (medium range spell)

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~Volcanic Eruption ~ Mount Sinabung spews a column of hot gas and ash skyward, as seen from Tigapancur village in Karo district, on November 14, 2013 | Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images~~

~Volcanic Eruption ~ Mount Sinabung spews a column of hot gas and ash skyward, as seen from Tigapancur village in Karo district, on November 14, 2013 | Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images~~

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