The World's Most Earthquake-Vulnerable Cities


In Pictures: The 20 Cities Most Vulnerable To Earthquakes
When it comes to earthquakes, a magnitude 6.0 rumble in San Francisco may shake the same as a 6.0 in Delhi. But you’re far more likely to die in India.
Blame that mortality spread on exponential population growth, increasing poverty, and lax or non-existent building codes. In short: Poor nations run far greater risk of fatalities than rich ones.