Major cities around the world in earthquake zones

Earthquakes happen in relatively narrow zones around the world.

There are two major zones in which the world's largest earthquakes happen:

The Circum Pacific line (81 %)

Vancouver, Seattle, Portland, San Fransico, Oakland, San Jose, Los Angeles, San Diego, Mexico City, Guatemala City, Kingston, Caracas, Quito, Lima, Santiago De Chili, Taipei, Osaka, Tokyo

The Trans Euro Asian line (17 %)

Lisbon, Algiers, Bucharest, Istanbul, Cairo, Tabriz, Tehran, Shiraz, Tashkent, Almaty, Rangoon