Christchurch Earthquake

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  • Christchurch Earthquake

    1. 1. Christchurch Earthquake
    2. 2. How This Happened This quake was caused by the tectonic plates rubbing against each
    3. 3. When It Happened •Thismajor earthquake happened on Saturday the 4th of September 2010
    4. 4. SOME INTERESTING FACTS The cost of the damage might be $4 billion dollars! Before drinking water, you had to boil it in case it was contaminated.
    5. 5. The Effects Of This When the quake struck, 2 people were seriously injured Famous or favourite buildings were destroyed by the force of the earthquake
    6. 6. Power Loss At the time of the earthquake, the power went first went off in the whole of Christchurch
    7. 7. What To Do When An Earthquake Strikes 1. If an earthquake is predicted, store up on food, water, torches and spare 2. If you suddenly find batteries that the ground is shaking, shelter underneath 3. After the earthquake, don’t something heavy, e.g. a put into your brain that is table. over because there could be another small earthquake called an aftershock
    8. 8. Do you know anything about this quake? If you do, share it with people with a sign on the door saying.....
    9. 9. Let’s hope that a disaster like that does not strike New Zealand again

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