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  • Created by: Luke Gold
  • Created on: 22-04-09 15:45

Hurricane Mitch

  • It was one of the most Powerful hurricanes on record
  • Winds of up too 180 mph
  • Formed in Western Caribbean see on Oct 22nd
  • Category 5
  • Stuck florida most badly
  • 75 inches of rainfall
  • 11,000 people were killed and over 11,000 missing
  • 2.7 million people were left homeless
  • Extreme damage costing $6.5 billion USD


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Kobe

  • January 17th 1995 (Tuesday)
  • At 5.46
  • 7.2 Richter Scale
  • 20 seconds long
  • Epicenter - North Awaji island, 20 km from Kobe
  • 6,434 people died (4,600 of them were from Kobe)

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