seismic belt

seismic belt

[′sīz·mik ‚belt]
(geophysics)
An elongate seismic zone, such as that in the Circum-Pacific.
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The seismogenic zones with potential to produce dangerous force cover the whole country as the Alpine-Himalayan seismic belt passes through Azerbaijan.
Like Japan, Chile is located in the circum-Pacific seismic belt, where disasters, including earthquakes and tsunamis, frequently occur.
It does not have any link with the earthquake in Nepal that lies in a different seismic belt.
Page 3 conflates the "Pacific Ring of Fire" and Pacific Seismic Belt.
As it forms part of the circum-Pacific seismic belt known as the Pacific Ring of Fire and the Eurasia seismic belt, Yunnan is prone to earthquakes.
KARACHI -- A steering committee comprising city planners, experts and representatives of different organisations and agencies functioning here was constituted Tuesday to mitigate risks it is exposed to for being a coastal city, falling in seismic belt and also expanding fast in the most haphazard manner.
The Director of the Survey Department Mohammed Mashroom said these seismic activities happened in the seismic belt that extends north-west parallel to Zagros mountain belt because of the collision between Arabian tectonic plate with Eurasian plate.
Al-Maflahi said that the reason behind the decline is the period of relative calm in the seismic activity of the Gulf of Aden, the Gulf of Tadjoura in Djibouti, and the Red Sea, which form a very active seismic belt surrounding Yemen.
As per the geographical location, Phillippines is located in the seismic belt which is prone to earthquake.
2010, Detecting young, slow-slipping active faults by geologic and multidisciplinary high-resolution geophysical investigations: A case study from the Apenine seismic belt, Italy.
According to Burunciuc, the project is significant since there has been an increasing trend of natural disasters resulting from climate change in Macedonia over the past two decades, along with the fact that the country is located at the Mediterranean seismic belt, which causes earthquakes.
Mild earthquakes are not uncommon in Saudi Arabia, which is within the seismic belt.