MAGNITUDE 7.1 AFTERSHOCK STRIKES JAPAN

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					MAGNITUDE 7.1 AFTERSHOCK
     STRIKES JAPAN

    AN AFTERSHOCK OF THE
  MARCH 11, 2011 EARTHQUAKE
  LOCATED 66 KM (40 MI) FROM
            SENDAI
   THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 2011
  Walter Hays, Global Alliance for
  Disaster Reduction, University of
        North Carolina, USA
M7.1 AFTERSHOCK EXACERBATES
PROBLEMS THAT STARTED O3/11
TEMPORARY LOSS OF POWER

  • The ground shaking
    caused a temporary loss
    of power.
TSUNAMI WARNING ISSUED THEN
        WITHDRAWN

   • The warning highlighted
     the possibility of a 1-2 m
     wave.
               CITIZENS URGED TO EVACUATE

                                FLOODS
GOAL: MOVE PEOPLE OUT
OF HARM’S WAY                   HURRICANES


HIGH BENEFIT/COST FOR           TYPHOONS
SAVING LIVES, BUT LOW
BEMEFIT/COST FOR                TSUNAMIS
PROTECTING PROPERTY
                                VOLCANIC ERUPTIONS

                                WILDFIRES

				
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