Japan Earthquake Management

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    • Prediction
      • Over £70 million was spent on lasers that are used to monitor even the slightest movement.
    • Practice
      • Every year - 1st september, earthquake and tsunami drill takes place.
    • Prevention
      • billions of pounds spent on making buildings more resistant to earthquakes.
        • involves using types of glass that does not shatter
        • weights in buildings to counter the sway
        • shock absorbers in foundations
    • Warning
      • Tsunami warning system since 1952.
      • complicated network of seismographs across the country to monitor movement in earth.


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