11th March 2011 - 2.46pm
richter scale 9.1
0 people were killed by the earthquake due to building structure, ppp and shootes for people to evacuate.
15 people were killed by the tsunami
250,000 people made homeless
5,000,000 without power.
Things to prevent damage
- Mass dampers
- Timber framed buildings
- evacuation chutes
- shock absorbers
- 50,000 army officers issued out
- potassium iodine tablets were given out
- 12 mile exclusion zone around the nuclear plant
- $235 billion dollars of damage