Hey, I got this from my GCSE Geography CGP revision guide and I memorised it so I'm just typing it here to see if I remembered it.
Rich country (MEDC):
Place: L'Aquila, Italy
Date: 6th April 2009 (Just remember 649, that's what I did!)
Size: 6.3 richters on the richter scale
Cause: Movement along a crack in the plate at a destructive margin
- There are laws on construction standards but some buildings weren't built to withstand earthquakes.
- The Civil Protection Department trains volunteers so they can help with things like rescure operations.
- 290 deaths (mostly from collapsed buildings).
- Hundreds of…