Tectonic Hazard Case Studies

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  • Tectonic Hazard Case Studies
    • Earthquakes
      • Haiti 2010
        • 7.0 MMS
        • Slip-Strike Fault
        • 14 Billion US$ Damage
        • 250,000 Dead
        • Damage Low Due to Cheaper Buildings
      • Chile 2010
        • 8.8 MMS
        • Tsunami and Megathrust
        • 15-30 Billion US$ Damage
        • 525 Dead
        • Death Count Low Due To Preparedness
      • Japan 2011
        • 9.0 MMS
        • Tsunami
        • 309 Billion US$ Damage
        • 16,000 Dead
        • Nuclear Power Station
      • Indian Ocean 2004 (Boxing Day)
        • 9.1 MMS
        • Tsunami caused by Megathrust
        • 9.9 Billion US$ Damage
        • 23,000 Dead
      • Kobe 1995
        • Megathrust
        • 7.2 MMS
        • 6,434 Dead
        • 102.5 Billion US$
        • Land Reclamation Caused Problems
    • Volcanoes
      • Eyja, Iceland- 2010
        • Shield Volcano
        • Thick Layers Of Ash Disrupted Farming
        • Ash Eruption- Disrupted 10 Million Travellers
        • 500 Evacuated
      • Soufriere Hills, Montserrat- 1997
        • Stratovolcano
        • 20 Settlements Destroyed Including The Capital, Plymouth
        • 19 Deaths
        • 7,000 Evacuated
      • Pinatubo, Philippines- 1991
        • Ash Explosion
        • Reduced Sunlight Reaching Earths Surface By 10%
        • Tiltmeters Allowed For Evacuation Saving 10,000's Of Lives
        • 92 Million US$ Damage To Public Infrastructure
        • 847 Deaths
        • Stratovolcano
      • Mt. ST Helens, Washington- 1980
        • Ash Eruption
        • Stratovolcano
        • 2.8 Billion US$
        • Air travel Disrupted for 2 weeks
      • Nevado Del Ruiz, Colombia- 1985
        • 15,000 animals Killed
        • 5,000 Homes Destroyed Causing 8,000 Homeless
        • Stratovolcano
        • 1 Billion US$
        • 23,000 Killed By A Lahar (Melt Water)

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