Japan tsunami 2011

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  • Tsunami,japan 2011
    • nature and additional info
      • 9.0 magnitude
      • japan gets 30% of volcanoes
      • biggest recorded in japan
      • focus depth of 32km
    • causes
      • subduction of oceanic pacific plate beneath eurasian plate
      • destructive margin
      • many faults run off the boundary
    • effects
      • 20,000 deaths
      • 200,000 injuries
      • 1.2 million homes without power
      • 1.4 homes without water
      • 4,700 homes destroyed
    • responses
      • tsunami warning extended to 50 nations
      • t.v. broadcast to residents warning of tsunami
      • 91 countries offered aid
      • british rescue teams arrived in japan to search for survivors
      • 34.6billion insurance costs
  • responses
    • tsunami warning extended to 50 nations
    • t.v. broadcast to residents warning of tsunami
    • 91 countries offered aid
    • british rescue teams arrived in japan to search for survivors
    • 34.6billion insurance costs
  • many faults run off the boundary

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