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Japan And Tohoku Earthquake

Investigating EarthquakesJapan Gurjit & Ashwin Preliminary questions: a. Why do earthquakes happen in this location? b. Does this location fall on any fault lines? c. What are they doing to prepare themselves? d. How often earthquakes happen in this location? e. The last earthquake? f. The strongest earthquake? g. What are the hazards of earthquakes in this area? h. How are the structures built in this area Investigation: i. Japan is located in an area where several continental...

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Japan Earthquake

Oct.2011 Outline I .Introduction: A. Hook: Japan was hit by the most powerful earthquake in recorded history on March 11, 2011. B. The center of the nine-magnitude earthquake was near the east coast of Japan, C. Thesis statement: The Earthquake in Japan, besides being a disaster, also caused other disasters, such as a tsunami and nuclear leaks. II. Body: A. Earthquake B. Tsunami 1. The horrifying earthquake caused a tsunami unleashed; 2. Cities or towns are...

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Japan Earthquake and Tsunami 2011

Jitveer Atwal Japan Earthquake and Tsunami 2011 After doing research on significant events that occurred in the past 12 months within the Pacific Rim, the topic I finally decided to do my research report on was the recent earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan’s many cities. I chose this topic because I was really interested about learning more about the issue and...

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Was the Japan Earthquake Manmade

COSTAAT Was the Japan Earthquake Manmade? Project submitted to Ms. Karen Paul SCIE 201 - Contemporary Issues in Science BY Rishard Khan On March 11, 2011, a magnitude 9.0 earthquake the strongest ever recorded struck the East coast of northern Japan.  It Japan triggered a massive tsunami along the Pacific Coast of northeastern Japan. As a result over 20000 people were killed and the Fukushima Daichi nuclear reactor has been severely damaged so Low-levels of radiation have been emitted...

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Earthquake and Tsunami

2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami Introduction The 2011 Tōhoku earthquake, also known as the Great East Japan Earthquake,[6][7](Japanese: "Eastern Japan Great Earthquake Disaster" was a magnitude 9.0 (Mw) undersea megathrust earthquake off the coast of Japan that occurred on Friday, 11 March 2011 It was the most powerful known earthquake to have hit Japan, and one of the five most powerful earthquakes in the world overall since modern record-keeping began in 1900.  In addition to...

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Macro Effects of massive Earthquake upon Economic in Japan 2011 to 2013

 “Macro effects of Massive Earthquake upon Economic in Japan 2011 to 2013” Macro Economics June 27, 2013 For: Dr. Sarri, Samuel Nevada State Higher Education, Summer 2013 I, the undersigned, IQ, hereby, certify that this Macro Scientific Research Paper is the result of my own intellectual and scientific endeavors. Date: 6/27/13 ...

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Earthquake Hits Kobe Japan 1995

HAZARD Earthquake Hit Kobe, Japan 1995 “Earthquakes don’t kill people, buildings do” Kobe Japan Earthquake 1995 When and where did the hazard occur? The Great Hanshin Earthquake is another term for Kobe earthquake. It struck on Tuesday, 17th of January 1995. At 5:46 am, an earthquake of magnitude 7.2 that shook for only 20 seconds on the Richter scale hit Kobe region of southern central Japan. This earthquake was one of the most over whelming earthquakes that occurred in Japan. What is...

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Tsunami in Japan

TSUNAMI IN JAPAN Japan was hit by a 9.0 magnitude earthquake on March 11, 2011, that triggered a deadly 23-foot tsunami in the country's north. The giant waves deluged cities and rural areas alike, sweeping away cars, homes, buildings, a train, and boats, leaving a path of death and devastation in its wake. Video footage showed cars racing away from surging waves. The earthquake—the largest in Japan's history—struck about 230 miles northeast of Tokyo. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued warnings...

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Japan earthquake and tsunami - 2011 Japan is an island nation located in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies to the east of the Sea of Japan, China, North Korea, South Korea and Russia. Japan is an archipelago of 6,852 islands. The four largest islands are Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu and Shikoku, together comprising about ninety-seven percent of Japan's land area. Japan is a major economic power and has the 3rd largest nominal GDP Its GDP per capita is $34,739 or the 25th highest in the...

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What Are Japan’s Main Physical Features? As you can see Japan is split into four main islands. We have: Hokkaido (North) Honshu (West) Shikoku (East) Kyushu (South) As you can see, they are all located on the map (left). The northern part of Japan (Hokkaido) is seen to be remote and fairly mountainous. Snow-capped peaks cover the centre of the Hokkaido. Winters are extremely cold with substantial snowfall. The western island, Honshu is said to be mountainous, with very little flat land...

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