Restless Earth: Rich Earthquake

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  • Created by: Niamh
  • Created on: 18-05-15 19:27
Where? (rich earthquake)
L’Aquila Italy
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When?
6th April, 2009
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Where on the Richter scale?
6.3
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Boundary?
Movement along crack on a destructive plate margin
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Prep?
Laws on construction, trained volunteers help with rescues
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Primary effects?
290 deaths from collapsed buildings, 100s of injuries
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Secondary effects?
Aftershocks caused more damage, fires in collapsed buildings
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Immediate responses?
Camps set up for the homeless, cranes and diggers remove rubble
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Long-term responses?
Prime minister promised new town, investigation into modern buildings
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