Earthquakes are a natural phenomenon that happen due intense volcanic activity or shifting of the Earth’s outer shell (plate tectonics). Yet, look at the history of earthquakes and the reasons, and these are the only two natural causes – others include inappropriate construction, underground mining, injecting liquid waste into the ground and other human-centric activities!
Equally troubling is the fact that the frequency of deadly earthquakes has shown a dramatic rise in the first quarter of the 21st century. What’s does the future hold? This infographic highlights some critical earthquake facts and offers solutions for earthquake-proof buildings.
All About Earthquake & Building an Earthquake-Resistant Structures:
Infographic by – Viking Steel Structures