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What date did Mount Etna erupt?
14th December 1991-1993
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When did Nevado del Ruiz erupt?
13th November 1985
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When did Mount St Helens erupt?
18th May 1980 08:32
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When did Montserrat erupt?
25th June 1997
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When did the Kashmir eathquake happen?
8th October 2005 08:50
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What was the date of the Boxing day Tsunami?
26th December 2004
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What date did the Northridge earthquake occur on?
17th January 1994 04:30
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When did the earthquake hit Haiti?
12th January 2010 16:53
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When did the Nepal earthquake strike the region?
25th April 2015 11:26
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What was the magnitude of the earthquake that caused Mount St Helens to erupt?
5.1
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What was the magnitude of the Kashmir eathquake?
7.6
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What was the magnitude of the Boxing Day Tsunami earthquake?
9
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What was the magnitude of the Northridge earthquake?
6.9
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What was the magnitude of the Haiti earthquake?
7
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What was the magnitude of the Nepal earthquake?
7.8
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How many died from the Mount Etna eruption?
None
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How many died from the Nevado del Ruiz eruption?
22,000
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How many died from the Mount St Helens eruption?
57
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How died from the Montserrat eruption?
19
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How many people died in the Kashmir earthquake?
86,000
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How many died in the Boxing day Tsunami?
1/4 million
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How many died in the Northridge earthquake?
57
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How many died in the Haiti earthquake?
230,000
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How many people died in the first Nepal earthquake in 2015?
8,000
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What were the physical factors that made Mount Etna vunerable?
Geographical isolation
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What were the physical factors that made Armero vunerable to the volcanic eruption?
A build up of pressure (hadn't erupted in the last 100 years)
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Name the physical factor the made Montserrat vunerable?
Geographical isolation
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What were the physical factors that made Kasmir vunerable?
Topography - Mounatinous and magnitude
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What physical factors made the areas vunerable to the Boxing Day Tsunami?
Magnitude and the height of the waves
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What were the physical factors that made LA vunerable to the northridge earthquake?
Magnitude and topography (mountainous)
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What were the physical factors that made Haiti vunerable?
Disaster hotspot and magnitude
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What were the human factors involved in reducing Mount Etna's vunerability?
The volcano was monitored and they had a plan of action
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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
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What approach did the Mount St Helens take?
Adjust
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What approach did Montserrat take?
Leave
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What approach did Mount Etna take?
Adjust
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What human factor reduced the vunerability of Mount St Helens?
The volcano was monitored
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What human factors affected the vunerability of Montserrat?
The volcano was monitored and exclusion zones were created
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What human factors made Kashmir vunerable to the earthquake in 2005?
All listed
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What reduced LA's vunerability to the Northridge earthquake?
It is one of the most observed hotspot areas in the world
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Did Haiti have a unstable or stable economy prior to the Haiti earthquake in 2010?
Unstable
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Did Nepal have unreinforced masonry?
Yes
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What was the VEI of Mount St Helens?
5
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What was the VEI of Mount Etna?
3
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What was the VEI of Nevado del Ruiz?
3
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What was the VEI of Montserrat?
4
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