A community that is likely to incur a great deal of damage during an earthquake is referred to as having a high seismic risk. These kinds of places are also known as high seismic risk areas of the world. These kinds of places go through a lot of economical and social damage and suffer from a lot of deaths. Many buildings and roads are destroyed due to the earthquake and many people lose their lives because of it. Some of these areas are usually depicted on the map as having an earthquake belt. An earthquake belt is a kind of a depiction on the map which means these areas are likely to be suffered when there will be an earthquake. Some of the places in the world include Japan, Java, Indonesia, Hawaii and other sorts of places that are usually located on islands.