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2011 2011 JAPAN JAPAN EARTHQUAKE AND EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI TSUNAMI

Marina Min Yeong

Friday, December 2, 2011


WHEN DID JAPAN EARTHQUAKE HAPPENED? It happened on March 11th 2011, around 9:00 pm.There have been many earthquakes in japan, but this one is the biggest and most recent earthquake that happened there.

WHOA!!!!! Friday, December 2, 2011


WHERE DID THE EARTHQUAKE LOCATED?

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The earthquake was located about 80 miles east of Sendai, Japan and 231 miles northeast of Tokyo. It was magnitude 8.9 Somewhere around here earthquake happened....

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WHAT WAS THE EXTENT OF THE DESTRUCTION? • Lives Lost: 15,690 dead • Injured People: 5,714 • Missing: 4,753 • Damaged Buildings: 170,000 • Completely Destroyed Buildings: 14,623 MANY PEOPLE LOST THEIR FRIENDS, FAMILY, AND THEIR HOMES....... Friday, December 2, 2011


WHAT CAUSED JAPAN EARTHQUAKE?

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The Japan plate touches the Pacific plate, and continuous stress, and when the stress got released, the earthquake happened.

CONTINUOUS STRESS Friday, December 2, 2011


WERE THERE ANY WARNINGS? to traditional Japanese lore, the fish • According rise to the surface and beach themselves to warn of an impending earthquake.

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HOW DID PEOPLE RESPOND TO THE NATURAL DISASTER? can climb to higher ground during a flood or • People install storm shutters before a hurricane, but there is usually no advance warning or immediate preparation with earthquakes. Survivors may have to cope with reminders of the destruction.

BUILDINGS REMAINING AFTER EARTHQUAKE Friday, December 2, 2011


WHAT CAN BE be DONE TO PREVENT EARTHQUAKES FROM HAPPENING? can be done to prevent earthquakes • Nothing as they occur naturally, but there are some things that can make the harm minimum, Such as learning the preparedness plans.

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ENVIRONMENT AND WEATHER AFTER JAPAN EARTHQUAKE.... the earthquakes, tsunami, and nuclear • After crisis, Japan faced the freezing icy cold wind, hail storm, with -5c degrees. environment can be affected by the • The earthquake, because if the earthquake hits, and trees will fall down to the ground and it can sometime cause forest fires.

A FAMILY CUDDLING TOGETHER Friday, December 2, 2011


WHAT WERE THE FINANCIAL COST OF REPAIRING BUILDINGS? • It could cost $308 billion. government said that constructions and the • The related cost will total 16 trillion to 25 trillion.

JAPANESE MONEY Friday, December 2, 2011


WHICH COUNTRY HELPED JAPAN WHEN THE EARTHQUAKE HAPPENED? countries and 14 international organizations • 102 had offered assistance to Japan according to Reuters, such as Afghanistan, China, and Korea.

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WHEN, AND WHY DID THE TSUNAMI HAPPENED? happened in same date as the earthquake • Itwhich is March 11th, 2011. The tremors were the reason of the violent uplift of the sea. The highest wave in this Tsunami is almost 7 meters high.

JAPAN TSUNAMI Friday, December 2, 2011


H A W A I I

ABOUT TSUNAMI are large ocean waves, from lots of • Tsunamis Earthquakes. When the earthquake happens,

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tsunamis can reach the ground in few minutes, and it could be really dangerous. You should get prepared for the Tsunamis, because it can cause lots of lives lost, and it can bring lots of damages.


HOW CAN I PROTECT MYSELF FROM TSUAMI?? you live in somewhere near the ocean, and feel a • Ifstrong shake from an earthquake, you would only have few minutes left until Tsunami arrives. You shouldn’t wait for the official warning. You should protect yourselves from falling things, and quickly move to high grounds where it is further away from the ocean.

SAVE YOUR LIFE FROM TSUNAMIS!!! Friday, December 2, 2011


INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT JAPAN...

70% of Japan is covered with mountains, and • Over there are 200 volcanoes.

• Japan consists over 6,800 islands. eats raw horse meats, and it is very • Japan popular. unemployment • Japan’s rate is under 4%.

RAW HORSE MEAT!!!!!!! Friday, December 2, 2011


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