Volcano/Earthquake Worst Case Scenarios

Volcano/Earthquake worst case scenarios in summary form with links. Includes Germany’s (currently dormant) Laacher See volcano, Japan’s Tokai offshore fault, and for the US: New Madrid, San Andreas and Yellowstone catastrophes-ready-to-happen.

Surprisingly, the Cascadia subduction zone (Off British Columbia, Washington and Oregon) is missing from this line up. And no mention of the rest of Asia, which is seismically active, heavily populated, critical for global supply chains and is becoming increasingly wealthy…

I grew up in an area with a lot of earthquakes – and the size of earthquakes also matter, as this video attempts to do by giving you a comparative sampling of earthquakes by size.

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