Tehran, the capital of Iran, is located in an area where there are many earthquake faults. The Alborz mountains in the background, formed by the deformation associated with earthquakes, provides a source of water for the city. Tehran was destroyed by earthquakes in 855, 858,
1177 and 1830. Its population now exceeds 12 million people.
Fresh fault scarps near the town of Saty in SE Kazakhstan. These
ruptures are thought to originate from the magnitude 8.2 Chilik
earthquake of 1889. This earthquake caused widespread damage,
including to the young city of Almaty (present population ~2 Million).
Local people hike over landslides on the Neelum Valley road in Pakistan after the Kashmir earthquake of 2005. The earthquake triggered multiple landslides along the highway, with many casualties. In the aftermath of the earthquake, reactivation of these landslides repeatedly blocked the road, hindering rescue and recovery operations.
Explaining the basics of earthquake science in Nepal
Fault scarp that formed in the courtyard of Bailu Middle School during the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake. The school buildings were less than one year old at the time of the earthquake and did not collapse; unfortunately the same was not true of many other buildings in the area.