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QExplain the relationship between worldwide earthquake distribution and tectonic boundaries?

Explain the relationship between the distribution of earthquakes around the world and tectonic boundaries ?

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#1evan chenAnswered at 2013-07-20 10:48:46
Relationship : Most of the world's earth quakes occur along the tectonic plate margins/boundaries.....because tectonic plates are dynamic.
see this pic :
http://www.visionlearning.com/library/mo…
red color denotes the earth quake prone zones and the same red denotes the tectonic plate margins.
another pic :
http://nzphoto.tripod.com/volcano/Pacifi…
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