Download presentation powerpoint slideshow about 'comparing earthquakes' - adlai an image/link below is provided (as is) to download presentation. Factors affecting the impact of an earthquake distance from the epicentre [epicentre: the point on the earth's surface directly above the focus of an earthquake] - the effects of an earthquake are more severe at its centre. Earthquakes in 2011: the countries affected most often are colored dark green and dark blue credit: graphics: cedim, gpi, earthquake report last year, earthquakes and their consequences, such as tsunamis, landslides, and ground settlements, caused a damage of 365 billion us dollars hence, 2011 was. Japan was stroke by a 89 earthquake a comparison between the japanese and the between the japanese and the haitian earthquakes. Richter scale: a scale used to compare earthquakes based on the energy released by the earthquake seismic waves: classified as body waves or surface waves.
Earthquakes of magnitudes exceeding 70 struck japan and ecuador just hours apart on saturday are the two somehow related no the two quakes occurred about 9,000 miles apart that’s far too distant for there to be any connection between them large earthquakes can, and usually do, lead to more. Karen barnett, author of out of the ruins, a novel set during the 1906 san francisco earthquake, compares it and the 1989 loma prieta quake. Comparing two earthquakes: the 1906 san francisco earthquake and the 1989 loma prieta earthquake using this worksheet as a guide, you will be comparing two earthquakes that occurred in california from the data, you will be asked to provide a hypothesis of why these two earthquakes that occurred in close proximity had.
The global rate of “great” earthquakes nearly tripled in recent years, but does that portend a problem for unruptured faults along the northwest us. Comparing two earthquakes in 1989 an earthquake hit san francisco, on the west coast of usa, killing around 200 people twelve years later an earthquake hit gujarat, in india this time it killed approximately 30,000 people. Read the latest news and articles about earthquakes earthquakes are the result of plate tectonics, or shifting plates in the crust of earth.
Chile earthquake: disaster planning pays off [breaking news alert, posted at 10:53 pm et wednesday] at least three people were killed when a powerful. Synopsis: differences in physical and socioeconomic infrastructure account for the difference between a disaster in chile and a catastrophe in haiti by josé antonio gutiérrez d march 1, 2010 (unedited translation) i chile has again been hit by an earthquake of apocalyptic magnitude, like in the earthquakes of 1938, 1960 and. Earthquakes and floods: comparing haiti and pakistan by elizabeth ferris the brookings institution [email protected] omparisons between the response to the haitian earthquake and to pakistan’s floods are.
Tokyo – northeastern japan escaped relatively unscathed tuesday from the strongest earthquake to strike the region since a devastating and deadly temblor in 2011 a comparison of the two earthquakes: magnitude the japan meteorological agency measured tuesday's earthquake at magnitude 74 the us geological.
I created this video with the youtube video editor for my recent geography assessment on comparing earthquakes enjoy. Families can compare the 1906 quake with modern earthquakes to identify similarities and differences extension invite students to work in small groups to create earthquake timelines the timelines should trace famous earthquakes throughout history. Some, but not all, earthquakes are related to volcanoes for example, most earthquakes are along the edges of tectonic plates this is where most volcanoes are too however, most earthquakes are caused by the interaction.
If you are speaking of earthquakes, read on magnitude is the level of ground movement that occurs during a quake. Earthquake comparison of major earthquakes visual 91 failed column during the 1989 lpe and mitigation by wrapping with steel jackets visual 92. A comprehensive comparison among the three strongest earthquakes occurred in italy in the past 30 years is presented these three earthquakes struck the regions of umbria and marche in 1997, abruzzo in 2009, and emilia-romagna, lombardia and veneto in 2012, respectively. Two-year survey comparing earthquake activity and injection-well locations in the barnett shale, texas.