Chile is a country that is hit by the majority of earthquakes in the world. The reason for that is the Ring of Fire in the ambit of which it lies. This volcanic circle off the Pacific Coast is further augmented by the Nazca fault lines thereby making the area vulnerable to geological disturbances.
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Via Elizabeth White, ApocalypseSurvival