MEDC Earthquake: Kobe, Japan

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1. What made it happen in terms of tectonics?

  • Movement along the Philippines, Pacific and Eurasian plate
  • Philippines plate colliding with the African plate
  • North American plate subducting under the African plate (destructive plate margin)
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2. How many homes were left without electricity?

  • 10 million
  • 2 million
  • 2.6 million
  • 3 million

3. How long did it take for the railways to become generational again?

  • 1 year
  • 15 weeks
  • 1 month
  • 6 months

4. True of False: Hospitals struggled to cope with the number of injured

  • True
  • False

5. What are some primary effects?

  • Gas and water mains ruptured, roads collapsed
  • People fled from the city
  • Animals died

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