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Week12-1

  1. 1. Massive Earthquake on Chile s1180035 Shota Furuya
  2. 2. Content● 2011 Chile Earthquake● Effects of Other Countries● Damage of the Earthquake● Aftershocks● Other Powerful Earthquakes● Conclusion
  3. 3. 2010 Chile Earthquake・ The magnitude was 8.8・ Buildings, bridges, and roads in many areas aredestroyed・ Electricity, water supply, and phone lines are cut・ 2 million people was affected
  4. 4. Effects of Other CountriesFrench Polynesia : waves 1.8m high, but nodamagesHawaii : waves 1.0m high, but no damages
  5. 5. Damage of the Earthquake・ Stuck at 0634 GMT, 115km north-east of city ofConcepcion・ The biggest earthquake on Chile in 50 years・ At least 85 people died・ Many deaths reported in the coast area・ Rescue team could not reach Concepcion easily becauseof collapsed infrastructures and buildings
  6. 6. AftershocksSantiago :・ 13 people killed, several buildings are collapsed・ Fire at a chemical plant・ Santiago airport had been closed at least 72 hours・ At least 8 aftershocks (by US Geological Survey)
  7. 7. Other Powerful Earthquakes Place Date Magnitude Casualties  Haiti Jan 2010 7.0 About 230,000 Sumatra Dec 2004 9.2 About 250,000 Alaska March 1964 9.2 128 Chile May 1960 9.5 About 1655 Kamchatka Nov 1952 9.0 0
  8. 8. Conclusion・ Many people has left their home・ Chile is vulnerable to earthquakes  because of Pacific Ring of Fire

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