Japan - Tsunami

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  • Created on: 12-04-16 18:45
When did the Japan tsunami occur?
11th March 2011
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How long was the section of seabed and how far did it upthrust?
180km section of seabed upthrusted by 5.8m
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How strong was the earthquake that caused the tsunami?
9 on the richter scale
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How many people were killed in the tsunami?
15,845 people killed
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How many properties were destroyed?
128,500 properties destroyed
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Which power station was damaged?
Fukushima nuclear power station on the coast
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How many people were stranded at stations and where?
20,000 stranded at stations in Tokyo
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How long did it take to clear the debris?
Debris cleared in 2 days
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How many people ended up in camps and shelters?
452,000 people
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Give 2 long term responses?
The public donated millions / Japan appealed to MEDC's for aid
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