Geography Isn’t Nearly All Memorization #3

For each of the following countries, state whether it has experienced a moment magnitude 8.0+ earthquake and whether it has experienced a cyclonic storm at least as strong as a North American category 4 storm in the past fifty years.

Brazil, Chile, China, Cuba, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Poland, Saudi Arabia

(highlight below for answers)

Chile, Indonesia, Japan, and Mexico have experienced 8.0+ magnitude earthquakes in the past fifty years.

China, Cuba, India, Mexico, and the Philippines have experienced cyclonic storms equivalent to at least North American category 4.

For a further challenge, how correlated will major earthquakes be with volcanic eruptions?

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