Tsunami

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Name the location of a tsunami
Japan, East-Asia
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When did this happen?
March 2011
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On what plate boundaries did this happen?
Pacific plate and Eurasian plate (DESTRUCTIVE)
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What magnitude was this?
9.0 on the Richer scale
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How many deaths were there?
16,000
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How much land was flooded?
600km2
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What other short term effects were there?
1. Infrastructure damages 2. Fires 3. Liquefaction 4. Nuclear PS blew up
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Long term effects
1. Radioactivity 2. decades of rebuilding 3. land becomes infertile due to salt
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Short term responses
1. Army called in 2. Warnings sent out 3. Sirens 4. Getting to high ground
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Long term responses
1. exclusion zone 2. rebuilding 3. upgrade prep
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