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Flashcards in Hati Earthquake-tectonics Deck (9):
1

When did it occur ?

12th jan 2003 at 4:43pm

2

How many miles down was the earthquake from the surface?

7 miles down so it was very powerful

3

How many people were seriously injured?

30,000 people

4

How many people had minor injuries?

10,000 people

5

Was the country ready for the disaster?

No the country did not have enough money to store emergency supplies ready for a disaster

6

How many people were killed?

200,000

7

What were some effects of the earthquake?

Buildings collapsed trapping people
People were crushed to death as tall buildings fell on top of them
The older buildings collapsed
People died in the street from their injuries as doctors could not get to them in time

8

What happened to the hospital?

It was severely damaged and wasn't able to be used.

9

Where is hati located?

Between three tectonic plates