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The most powerful earthquake recorded in japanese history, magnitude 89 the tremors were the result of a violent uplift of the sea floor 80 miles off the coast of sendai, where the pacific. Among natural hazards and disasters, earthquakes are the most dangerous and disastrous happenings on the earth's surface. Earthquake collateral effects: ground shaking and rupture, damage, fires, spill of chemicals, radioactivity and nuclear power plants,flooding.
The primary effects of earthquakes are ground shaking, ground rupture, landslides, tsunamis, and liquefaction which causes the soil to lose all its solidity. This is earthquakes 101 on average, earthquakes kill about 10,000 people each year sometimes numbers are far higher causes and effects of climate change. A page of resources to help students understand the causes and characteristics of earthquakes reasons for earthquakes the effects of the earthquake and.
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