Terms in this set (21)
What was the magnitude on the Richter scale?
What date did it happen on?
12th January 2010
How many people died?
How many people were injured?
How many people were left homeless?
How many homes were destroyed?
How many commercial buildings were destroyed?
How many schools were damaged or destroyed?
Where was the focus of the earthquake?
13km beneath the surface
Which plate is Haiti on?
Caribbean plate (north)
What is the plate boundary type?
Which two plates caused the earthquake?
Caribbean and North American
What is the capital of Haiti?
Haiti is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere?
How many people have no access to toilets in Port-au-Prince?
How many people live on less than $2 a day?
(more than) 70%
Only 1/3 of people have access to what?
The population of Haiti is...?
Haiti is a ?EDC
Most people live in...?
(Densely packed) shanty towns (slums)
Where was the epicentre of the earthquake?
25km out of Port-au-prince