Earthquake Case Studies

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What year was the San Francisco earthquake?
1906
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What was the magnitude of the San Francisco earthquake?
7.5
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What was the death toll of the San Francisco earthquake?
67
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What was fortunate of the day of the San Francisco earthquake?
It was the day of the World Series
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Where did pockets of underground gas cause houses to set fire in the San Francisco earthquake?
Marina District
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What year was the Haiti earthquake?
2010
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What was the magnitude of the Haiti earthquake?
7
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What was the estimated death toll of the Haiti earthquake?
230 000
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How many people are still homeless in 2017 after the Haiti earthquake?
300 000
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How was disease spread after the Haiti earthquake
By the presence of dead bodies
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When was the Kobe, Japan earthquake?
1995
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What was the magnitude of the Kobe earthquake?
7.6
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What was the death toll of the Kobe earthquake?
5500
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Why did Kobe have such a high death toll?
Has a high population density and was a poor part of the city
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What year was the Boxing Day tsunami?
2004
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Where was the Boxing Day tsunami earthquake?
Indian Ocean
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What was the magnitude of the earthquake that caused the Boxing Day tsunami?
9
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What was the death toll of the Boxing Day tsunami?
300 000
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What was not a reason for such a high death toll in the Boxing Day tsunami?
Good emergency services
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What year was the Japan earthquake and tsunami?
2011
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What was the magnitude of the Japan earthquake and tsunami?
9
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What happened to the buildings during the Japan tsunami?
They were made of wood and were so light they were carried away
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How many were dead or missing after the Japan tsunami and earthquake?
2000
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