'Hazards' definitions

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  • Created on: 28-02-16 18:47
Economic impact
The effect something has on money
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Social impact
The effect it has on people
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Environmental impact
The effect on the environment
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Primary impacts
Those resulting directly from event itself
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Secondary impacts
Those that result from primary effects
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Richter scale
a measure of earthquake strength
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Aftershock
smaller tremors after earthquakes
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Epicentre
centre of earthquake
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Focus
centre-point of quake underground
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seismic wave
movements in Earth's crust
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Liquefaction
Loss of strength that can occur in ground during earthquake shaking
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Retrofit
addition of new technology to older buildings
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Primary impacts

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Secondary impacts

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