Tectonic hazard Case studies

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1. What were the human factors that made Armero more vunerable?

  • Built houses near the sides of the volcano, the government's reactions were slow and there were previously false alarms
  • There were previously false alarms and the government's reactions were slow
  • The government had a delayed reaction and people built houses near the side of the volcano
  • People built on the side of the volcano
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2. When did the Kashmir eathquake happen?

  • 8th October 2005 08:50
  • 19th May 2007 09:31
  • 24th June 2004 10:46
  • 17th January 1994 04:30

3. When did the earthquake hit Haiti?

  • 12th January 2010 16:53
  • 30th August 1998 04:45
  • 17th January 2004 08:34
  • 21st July 2011 18:52

4. Which tectonic hazard caused $20 billion worth of damage?

  • Haiti
  • Nevado del Ruiz
  • Northridge
  • Montserrat

5. What was the magnitude of the Haiti earthquake?

  • 9
  • 7
  • 6.9
  • 7.9

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