Northridge Earthquake Case Study

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When was the Northridge Earthquake?
17th January 1994, 4:30 in the morning.
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What was it graded on the Richter scale?
6.7
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What type of plate boundary was it located on and which plates is it between?
conservative plate boundary; north american and pacific plates
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How many people died?
57
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How many were injured?
9000
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There was an outbreak of which disease after the earthquake?
Valley Fever
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How many people needed hospitalization?
1600
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How many hospitals suffered structural damage?
11
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What was it declared by President Clinton?
A federal emergency
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How much was spent rebuilding the area?
$20bn
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What fault line is this located along?
The San Andreas fault
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