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Japan earthquake & tsunami
Terms in this set (30)
11th March 2011
What date did it happen?
What was the magnitude of the earthquake?
Kimaichi (130km east of Sendai)
Where was the epicentre of the earthquake?
How long did the shaking last for?
Eurasian plate (East)
What plate is Kimaichi on?
What type of plate boundary was it?
What two plates were involved?
They kept standing (well built)
What happened to many of the buildings during the earthquake?
How long after the earthquake was the tsunami warning given?
How many nations was the Tsunami warning given to?
How many aftershocks were there?
How high was the tsunami at its tallest?
The tsunami walls protecting the coast lines were only 7m
How long after the earthquake did the tsunami hit?
There was a meltdown at the Nuclear power plant called....
The water was unsafe to drink because it was...
How fast was the tsunami once it hit land?
How many people died?
How many were injured?
How many were missing?
How far did the earth's axes move?
How far did the island of Japan move?
Shortages of food, water and shelter
What did survivors struggle with?
How many buildings were destroyed?
Who is the Japanese priminister?
How many people ended up living in temporary shelters?
How much did the damage cost?
It was the 5th biggest recorded earthquake ever
It was the biggest earthquake in history to hit Japan
How many people were evacuated from a 20km radius of the nuclear plant?