Japan Earthquake 2011

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  • Created on: 06-01-16 17:34

Causes:

* Destructive plate margin between North American and Pacific plate

Social Effects:

* 3375 went missing

* 5894 injured

* Commuting and travel disrupted

* Hypothermia and respiratory diseases were common and fatal

Environmental Effects:

* Liquefaction

* Ground subsidence --> coast dropped 0.6 metres

* Ground shaking

* Tsunami

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