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2011 Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami

On Friday 11th March at 2.46 (their time) an
earthquake struck Japan with a magnitude of 8.9.
It is the largest in Japan, since seismology
records began in 1900. It was also the fourth
largest earthquake to occur in the world. Over five
hundred aftershocks…

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create a devastating tsunami. Subduction earthquakes are particularly
effective in generating tsunamis. The Tsunami formed by Japans
earthquake hit Hawaii, the US and other places on the Pacific Island
Region.


Primary Effects:
Some primary effects of the earthquake included
With thousands missing or injured and 10,000 dead (expected
result), this…

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Nuclear Power Station caused one of the buildings to crumble
to the ground. The cooling system at the reactor failed shortly
after the earthquake. Officials feared that a meltdown may
occur, and radioactive material was detected outside the
plant. As Japans main source of energy comes from nuclear
there are…

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It is also one of the worlds biggest export countries that
provides for the whole worlds economy. Being so successful it
was also one of the richest. The disaster will be excremental
to the countries exporting capabilities and will affect the
world's economy also.
Due to the Tsunami, the grounds…

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