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GCSE Kobe Earthquake
7.2 (6.9 Mw)
Magnitude of the Kobe Earthquake
buildings destroyed in Kobe
January 17th 1995
Date of the Earthquake
the number of homeless people as a result of the earthquake
The number of deaths
Pacific and Philippines
Oceanic plates subducted to cause the earthquake
Continental plate involved in the earthquake
A secondary hazard associated with this earthquake
Water, gas and electricty all back on by this date
134,000 housing units built by this date
Passed to make buildings earthquake proof in the long run
built on reclaimed land so badly affected by the earthquake