Did you know?: Japan at the intersection of tectonic plates

by Shoji Kudaka
Stripes Okinawa
Japan is situated at the intersection of three tectonic plates, making it highly prone to earthquakes and volcanic activity. So, while stationed in Japan, it is highly likely that you  will experience one. Be aware: tsunamis can follow a large-scale quake. Also, it is recommended to keep an emergency earthquake kit available with the survival basics.
 

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