earthquake case studies

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where was haiti earthquake?
port-au-prince
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when?
haiti, january 2010
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which plates involved?
carribean and north american
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what magnitude?
7
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epicentre was how far away from capital?
24km
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what was the energy equivilant to?
an atomic bomb radiating outwards
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how many lives lost due to collapsed buildings?
25,000
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what happened to port-au-prince?
flattened in 60 seconds
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what % buildings collapsed?
50%, including parliament
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how many homeless?
1.5 million
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how was landscape permenantly changed?
corals pushed upwards to the north of the fault line whilst farmland collapsed into the sea in the south
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what was the aftershock?
magnitude 6.1 on Jan 20th
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how many did cholera kill?
1500 people
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which plates involved in italy?
african and eurasian
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what magnitude?
5.8
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where was epicentre from l'Aquila?
7km northwest in Tornimparte
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what time did it strike?
3:32am
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how many died
291
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how many injured
1,500
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how many unemployed?
88,000
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how many homeless?
58,000
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what impact did it have on the economy?
$4bn
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which historic capital damaged?
abruzzo
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which cathedral?
sam massimo and 3rd century baths of caracalla, rome
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how many volunters helped with the aftermath?
11,000
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