Published by Damian Goodwin Modified over 3 years ago. If you wish to download it, please recommend it to your friends in any social system. My presentations Profile Feedback Log out. These are not exam-style Questions, but simply extension tasks that will broaden your understanding of Natural disasters. This strain energy eventually overcame the frictional force holding the plates in place, and was released as earthquake waves. Southern Japan sits mostly above the Eurasian plate. There was a magnitude 7.
The Death toll could of also been inflated in Japan because of the subsequent Tsunami caused which completely drowned the eastern coast of Japan, which lead to death by water-borne diseases as well as drowning and Fires. To monitor earthquakes, the Japanese Meteorological Agency operates network of about seismographs and seismic intensity meters. It is the largest Earthquake to be recorded in Japan in living memory. SEE impact include primary and secondary Hazards. This will for years to come have a long lasting impact on the health of the local people. The Public telephone system was knocked out, with no signal for mobile phones and internet.
The Fukushima nuclear power plant also faced directly the epicentre of the Earthquake.
MEDC Earthquake Case Study: Fukushima, Japan 2011 By Vicki and Ben.
If you wish to eartthquake it, please recommend it to your friends in any social system. Several years before the disaster warnings had been made about the poor defences that existed at nuclear power plants in the event of a tsunami.
Most Earthquakes occur at zones of weakness or a break in bedrock. If you wish to download it, please recommend it to your friends in any social system.
Case Study – Japan Earthquake & Tsunami 11/03/11
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It had 10, times more energy than the magnitude 6. About project SlidePlayer Terms of Service.
Japan had its emergency crews and the army on site very quickly after the event. Damage was caused in Tokyo and many injuries in the north where the quake was centred The yen fell sharply but recouped most of its decline several hours later. Many people were displaced as the result of the tsunami.
These are not exam-style Questions, but simply extension tasks that will broaden xase understanding of Natural disasters.
A dam in the north of Fukishima prefecture burst its banks, which caused many more homes fuukshima be swept away. The Pacific Coastal zone, on the east coast of Japan, is particularly vulnerable as it is very densely populated. The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds the most discoveries, is not “Eureka!
It also predicted the tsunami from this event just 3 minutes after the major earthquake, giving people 20 minutes to get to safety. Fukushima, Japan By Vicki and Ben.
Southern Japan sits mostly above the Eurasian plate. This strain energy eventually overcame the frictional force holding the plates in place, and was released as earthquake waves. The Japanese Red-Cross mobilised emergency teams to the worst affected areas to xase medical and moral support to victims. It was originally reported at a magnitude of 7. Published by Damian Goodwin Modified over 3 years ago.
This will for years to come have a long lasting impact on the health of the local people. My presentations Profile Feedback Log out. Power cuts continued for several weeks after the earthquake fkkushima tsunami. A brave team of nuclear power plant workers battled bravely to prevent the nuclear reactors fukushimq completely and exploding. Government debt was increased when it injects billions of yen into the economy. Many countries such as the UK sent search and rescue teams to help search for survivors.
The upper 10m of the soil in this zone was also very vulnerable, as the waves amplified in this soil and caused liquefaction.
Choose ONE of the Tasks below: The official death toll report confirmed 15, deaths, 26, injured and 3, people missing across twenty prefectures.
Japan is located on the eastern edge of the Eurasian Plate. This information is put into the Earthquake Phenomena Observation System EPOS at the headquarters in Tokyo When an earthquake occurs JMA immediately issues to the public, information on its hypocenter, magnitude and observed seismic intensity. Many of them streamed out of buildings in the business district, gathering in open areas.