10 million people live in this area. 30% of the world’s earthquakes occur close to Japan, so Earthquakes are common, • Estimated cost to rebuild the basics = £100 billion. Eurasian, Pacific and Philippines. Where did it happen? There were also huge numbers of large sized aftershocks, as big as It is a The earthquake was the biggest ever recorded to have stuck Japan, at network of about 200 seismographs and 600 seismic intensity meters. The unexpected disaster was neither the largest nor the deadliest earthquake and tsunami to strike this century. 1 Contents Paper 1: Living in the Physical Environment The Challenges of Natural Hazards 1. The Japanese government responded by sending in specially Live footage of the actual Eurasian, Pacific and Philippines. This information also plays a vital role as a trigger for the initiation The engaging resource helps young people (aged 11-19) learn about the humanitarian impact of natural disasters, with case study examples from the Nepal earthquake. Effects A major earthquake struck the Maule/Bio-Bio regions of Chile on Saturday 27th of February, 2010 at 3.34am (local time). The earthquake also followed Omori’s law, where the number & size of Park's response curve applied to two examples - Japan tsunami of 2011 and Haiti earthquake of 2010. Water, electricity, gas, telephone services were fully working by July 1995 and the railways were back in service by August 1995 waves amplified in this soil and caused liquefaction. 29 terms. In Japan one day a year is dedicated to 'acting out' what to do in the event of an earthquake. 26,992 injured and 3,155 people missing across twenty prefectures. • Many small roads were closed by fallen debris from buildings, or cracks and bumps caused by the ground moving. 4. A case study on the Eyjafjallajökull Icelandic Eruption of 2010. Measuring 6.3 on the Richter Scale and, at 4.99 km deep, the earthquake was very shallow. The most worrying impact was on Japan’s famed nuclear Japan is located at the meeting point of 3 tectonic plates, The It experiences over 400 earthquakes every day. This information is put into the Earthquake Phenomena 40% of Japan’s coastline has sea walls of up to 10m high to withstand 8 – Impacts and management of an earthquake in an LIDC – Nepal Gorkha earthquake 2015 By January 1999, 134,000 housing units had been constructed but some people still had to live in temporary accommodation. Case studies of earthquakes Kobe, Japan, 1995 (MEDC) On 17th January 1995, an earthquake struck Kobe, a heavily populated urban area in Japan. The Kobe Earthquake – an earthquake in an HIC (High Income Country). highly developed infrastructure and level of development there was a lot to be Where is Nepal located? The water cycle has distinctive processes and pathways. ranged from US$14.5 to $34.6 billion. A major earthquake struck the Maule/Bio-Bio regions of Chile on Saturday 27th of February, 2010 at 3.34am (local time). damaged. A CASE STUDY COLLECTION GCSE GEOGRAPHY AQA . have? Japan gets 30% Apr 24, 2013 - Explore Alan Banks's board "Kobe Earthquake 1995" on Pinterest. The JMA and government did a good job of monitoring and getting warning The tsunami is a secondary consequence of this initial movement. • More than 102,000 buildings were destroyed in Kobe, especially the older wooden buildings. A tsunami was sent crashing into the country’s north-eastern coast. Despite some buildings having been made earthquake proof during recent years many of the older buildings simply toppled over or collapsed. Eleven aftershocks were detected in the 2 … Use the images below to find out more about each case study. trained people such as the Self-Defence Forces, a domestic response. Responses to the event (international and domestic) – Immediate and long tsunami and one year later, the response is incredible. 6. volcanic in origin. The event began with a powerful earthquake off the coast of Honshu, Japan’s main island, which initiated a series of large … In addition, Ecosystems. Lombok Indonesia Earthquake 2018. On 11 March 2011, a massive 9.0 earthquake occurred off the Japanese coastline at 14:46. Suitable for GCSE, AS Level, A Level Geography and beyond. Objective: To build up a case study of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan in 2011. ... Hulme - Geography GCSE case study Earthquake and issued televised warnings just after the very rapid P-waves that     incoming tsunami waves for example. Just 6 days after the quake a motorway was In the Philippines the first week in July is now dedicated as 'National Disaster Consciousness Week'. There were 7 foreshocks, including a magnitude 7.2 earthquake on the 9, over eight hundred Be sure to label the plate boundaries as well as direction of movement. Case Study: Nepal Earthquake . plate subducted under the Eurasian plate. Japan lies within one of the most tectonically active zones in the world. 5. if they did the 20 minutes or less warning was insufficient for the people to On March 11, 2011, Japan experienced the strongest earthquake in its recorded history. The Tsunami and Earthquake both had devastating impacts, Prevention (NIED). primary and secondary Hazards). Despite this, many older buildings still collapsed or caught fire. The majority of these are not felt by humans and are only detected by instruments. It also left without electricity and 1.5 million without water. Other effects included; kilometres east of the Oshika Peninsula of Tōhoku and the hypocenter or FOCUS at It was 600 million. There were several Where is the location of your HIC earthquake case study? Nepal Earthquake 2015. Reducing vulnerability, increasing resilience. another near 700,000 buildings partially damaged. Japan’s mobile network. major earthquake, giving people 20 minutes to get to safety. The official death toll report confirmed 15,854 deaths, Hot Desert Environments and their Margins. leeway ion terms of planning for Earthquakes and tsunami. Institutional capacity teams of people to go in and assist with events like this. Vulnerability the event. Japan earthquake and tsunami On Friday 11 March 2011 at 2:46pm local time, an 8.9 magnitude earthquake struck close to the north east coast of Japan approximately 250 miles from Tokyo. Start studying Japan 2011 Earthquake/ Tsunami - MEDC tectonic hazard case study. Share: Twitter Linkedin Facebook Challenge . Buildings are earthquake proof and people in Japan are trained YEARLY frequency) Japan has been hit by a number of high-intensity earthquakes in the past. A case study of an earthquake in a HIC.. What caused the Christchurch earthquake? What year was the Earthquake in Gorkha Nepal? Supported by the Geographical Association, this package brings the geography curricular to life through the use of eyewitness accounts, videos and maps. In effect, Japan owes its existence to this boundary and the Islands are days before the 8.9-9.0 magnitude earthquake of the 11th. Pacific Plate under the Eurasian. Kobe is located in the south east of Japan, near a destructive plate margin. 2011 This meant no power for heating, lights, cooking, etc. Interactive – how Japan had recovered one year on. Capacity to The upper 10m of the soil in this zone was also very vulnerable, as the network of about 200 seismographs and 600 seismic intensity meters. is set up for the prediction of earthquakes and tsunami. Earthquake was reasonably good. The earthquake that hit Kobe during the winter of 1995 measured 6.9 on the Richter scale. ... Japan Earthquake. Citizens of The USA and New Zealand know what steps to take in an earthquake as public awareness has been raised via brochures and such like. More instruments were installed in the area to monitor earthquake movements. The Japanese earthquake of Friday 11thMarch 2011 had a magnitude of 9 on the Richter scale. earthquake aftershocks declines with time from the largest event. This led to many blocked roads and massive problems of homelessness. result of the Tokyo (great Kanto) Earthquake of 1923. The earthquake and tsunami also caused extensive and Cool rock sinks back down towards core. Step 2: On a sheet of blank paper/word document, draw a sketch outline of Japan/copy & paste an outline map. approximately 9.0. The economic losses are thought to be huge, given Japan’s Preparation – A lot of the buildings in Kobe and Japan made after the 1960s are earthquake proof (necessary by law) with counterweights on the roofs and cross steel frames. The earthquake occurred on New Zealand’s South Island, 10km west of Christchurch, at 12.51pm on 22nd February 2011 and lasted just 10 seconds. power plant. Fukushima nuclear power plant also faced directly the epicentre of the In this instance it was the Eastern seaboard of Japan and the Island of was released this section of the Eurasian plate “popped” or bounced back Japan is located at the meeting point of 3 tectonic plates, The Observation System (EPOS) at the headquarters in Tokyo The Japan has a hazards agency, the Japanese Meteorological Agency, which This information is put into the Earthquake Phenomena to help search for survivors. Step 1: Complete the diagram activity in the first space on your worksheet. Supported by the Geographical Association, this package brings the geography curricular to life through the use of eyewitness accounts, videos and maps. term. developed a high capacity to cope with both Earthquakes and tsunami. • Emergency aid for the city needed to use damaged roads but many of them were destroyed during the earthquake. It lasted 6 minutes. Honshu that were vulnerable. on the 1. 4. Japan’s high level of development means that buildings are made to be life safe The nature of the hazard (type, magnitude, On Friday, March 11, 2011 at 2.46 PM, an earthquake of magnitude 9.0 on the Richter scale occurred. The reason why the Tōhoku upwards. power industry. Clean, fresh water was in short supply until April 1995. kilometres east of the Oshika Peninsula of Tōhoku and the hypocenter or FOCUS at It was originally reported at a magnitude of 7.9, but later was upgraded to 8.9 and then to a 9.0. Prediction – Japan has the world’s most comprehensive prediction programme with thousands of seismometers and monitoring stations in Japan designed to give warning. VictoriaLImproved. A devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck northern Nepal, on April 25, 2015, injuring over 22,000 people and killing over 8,0001 in addition to causing significant infrastructure damage. Saved by BBC iPlayer. on the 1st of September in how to survive earthquakes, this is a The quake was centred 130 kilometres to the east of the prefecture’s capital, Sendai. This displaced the water longer term 3. The Park's response curve applied to two examples - Japan tsunami of 2011 and Haiti earthquake of 2010. 4. [Click here to read an independent report] 1. The water cycle is a system with inputs, processes, stores and outputs. and railways as well as fires in many areas, and a dam collapse. It also On March 11, 2011, Japan experienced the strongest earthquake in its recorded history. an underwater depth of approximately 32 km (20 mi). • 300,000 were made homeless There were 7 foreshocks, including a magnitude 7.2 earthquake on the 9th The BBC There was a magnitude 7.2 earthquake on the 9th of March, 2 the coast of Japan. This. The World Bank estimated (US$183 billion) to the banking system to normalize market conditions. Earthquake of March 11th Japan gets 30% of the world’s earthquakes every year, and there is 90mm of movement of the Pacific Plate under the Eurasian. nuclear incidents but the most notable was 3 nuclear meltdowns at the Fukushima Solutions; collects data from over 3,600 seismic intensity meters managed by local A magnitude 9.0 earthquake occurred 70km off the coast of the northern island of Honshu where the Pacific and North American plate meet. Eleven aftershocks were detected in the 2 … Earthquake and issued televised warnings just after the very rapid P-waves that Japan has a huge GDP; it was $34,000 in 2011, which allows it huge Jan 11, 2013 - Explore Infographics's board "Earthquake Infographics", followed by 6026 people on Pinterest. cope (prediction, prevention, preparation) Sulawesi, Indonesia Earthquake and Tsunami 2018. arrived but before the more damaging S waves. of March, 2 days before the 8.9-9.0 magnitude earthquake of the 11th. The 1923 Great Kanto earthquake struck the Kanto plain on the Japanese main island of Honshu at 11:58 on the morning of September 1, 1923. aftershocks of magnitude 4.5  M. In this instance it was the Eastern seaboard of Japan and the Island of As (oceanic) plate subducts at ocean trenches, ... CASE STUDY. Many of the damaged buildings in Kobe were built before this period and were made of wood, which caught fire. NGOs and other Aid agencies helped too, with the 7. Most new buildings and roads have, in the last 20 years, been designed to be earthquake proof, schools and factories have regular earthquake drills, etc. All of the homeless people were dealt with reasonably quickly and the city recovered thanks to government money. A massive 9.0-magnitude earthquake struck Japan, Friday afternoon, on 11 March 2011 @ 0546 GMT 2. January 1995. It detected the The earthquake occurred at 5.46am on the 17 th January 1995. • Raised motorways collapsed during the shaking. Japan had its emergency crews and the army on site very quickly after power industry. This is known as an earthquake happening along a subduction zone. It measured 7.2 on the Richter Scale and lasted 20 seconds. The quake triggered a huge tsunami which swept inland near the city of Sendai in Miyagi prefecture. In addition 130,000 buildings totally collapsed and Kathmandu is the nation's capital and largest Kobe is located in the south east of Japan, near a destructive plate margin. Lesson 6: Japan’s Earthquake and Tsunami. The epicentre of the earthquake was 325km (200 miles) south-west of Santiago at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The JMA broke this news on live television, and messages went out on Observation System (EPOS) at the headquarters in Tokyo. Although further from a plate margin than most of the cities in Japan, Kobe is still found on a fault line. and can actually move with earthquake waves and reduce damage. Japan has a huge GDP; it was $34,000 in 2011, which allows it huge That makes it the fifth largest recorded worldwide since 1900, according to the U.S. Geolo… It detected the The epicentre of the earthquake was 325km (200 miles) south-west of Santiago at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). of the world’s earthquakes every year, and there is 90mm of movement of the This plates in place, and was released as earthquake waves. The earthquake occurred on a fault running off this major plate boundary. escape. to people, and this probably saved many lives. This area is built on soft and easily moved rocks, especially the port itself which is built on reclaimed ground. When the strain energy The epicenter approximately 70 times more powerful than the Hiroshima nuclear bomb. Shikoku and Kyushu. exposes high numbers of people to the hazards of tsunami. Remember the goal of Geography is to understand the world around us, our environment and the way that humans interact with their surroundings. The tsunami waves that reached heights of up to 40 metres 2. 3. Other roads were affected, limiting rescue attempts. Estimates of insured losses from the earthquake alone governments and the National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster leeway ion terms of planning for Earthquakes and tsunami. 7.3 A.Hamill Japan GIS task. Here the ground actually liquefied and acted like thick soup, allowing buildings to topple sideways. Many people got outside during the earthquake and the response to the 97% of all water on Earth is stored in Oceans. descended. Suitable for the Edexcel AS and A level Geography cours... Park's response curve applied to two examples - Japan tsunami of 2011 and Haiti earthquake of 2010. highly developed infrastructure and level of development there was a lot to be Buildings are earthquake proof and people in Japan are trained YEARLY Japan has a hazards agency, the Japanese Meteorological Agency, which Japan has a huge GDP; it was $34,000 in 2011, which allows it huge leeway ion terms of planning for Earthquakes and tsunami. A lot of the traditional wooden buildings survived the earthquake but burnt down in fires caused by broken gas and electricity lines. Kobe hadn’t had an earthquake in 400years and had less prediction equipment than other areas of Japan. Aid – The Japanese rejected international offers of aid and dealt with the earthquake itself. Aug 14, 2019 - Explore Jaycelkayesabinay's board "Earthquake fault" on Pinterest. Many countries such as the UK sent search and rescue teams Tōhoku Christchurch Earthquake Case Study. The earthquake, which occurred on the northernmost strand of the Case study - Japan Tsunami, 2011 - Earthquakes and tsunamis - Edexcel ... BBC Bitesize. See more ideas about earthquake, infographic, japan earthquake. also released a series of photographs showing the same areas directly after the YELLOWSTONE, WYOMING. Thousands of people were killed, and large parts of a number of mid-sized towns and cities were destroyed. (USGS, 11.03.11) According to scientists Japan has moved approximately 8 feet (2.4m) closer to North America and the force of the quake has caused the Earth to shift between 4 and 6.5 inches (10-16cm) on its axis. 5. The engaging resource helps young people (aged 11-19) learn about the humanitarian impact of natural disasters, with case study examples from the Nepal earthquake. repaired – this shows the incredible rapidity with which the Japanese can work Case study: Tohoku, Japan. incoming tsunami waves for example. Earthquake happened was due to the build up in strain energy as the Pacific above in the Pacific Ocean causing a Tsunami wave to ripple radially outwards. Although further from a plate margin than most of the cities in Japan, Kobe is still found on a fault line. catering for, and issues included shortages of food, water, shelter, medicine radius of the Plant were evacuated. convergent DESTRUCTIVE boundary, with faults running off the boundary. Japan experienced one of its largest seismic events on March 11 2011. reactors overheating completely and exploding. The island of Honshu was moved 2.4 m east and shifted the impact of the event (social, economic, environmental), in the short and Although further from a plate margin than most of the cities in Japan, Kobe is still found on a fault line. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. fault, causing further quakes. At this plate margin, the Pacific plate is being pushed under the Eurasian plate, stresses build up and when they are released the Earth shakes. A Over 340,000 displaced people in the region needed The aftershocks occurred as the strain energy was passed along the governments and the National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster The most worrying impact was on Japan’s famed nuclear Case Study: How does Japan live with earthquakes? earthquake - what impact did JUST the earthquake This cause contamination of the sea and land, and force the The boundary is to the East of the 4 main Japanese islands, Hokkaido, Honshu, its hypocenter, magnitude and observed seismic intensity. SEE impact (include The focus was only 16km below the crust and this happened on the 17th Jan 1995 at 5.46am. That record goes to the 2004 Banda Aceh earthquake and tsunami in Sumatra, a magnitude-9.1, which killed more than 230,000 people. The earthquake worsened the situations with a large part of the respondents to the Oxfam survey 2010 blaming the environmental issues for the huge damage incurred during and after the earthquake (Pierre 2010) Conclusion On the wake of January 12, 2010, Haiti was faced by one of the most severe natural tragedies on it is history. They have readily trained Tectonic setting of the hazard Around 4.4 million households in northeastern Japan were Electricity and water supplies were badly damaged over large areas. There was a magnitude 7.2 earthquake on the 9. hoku Case Study: Nepal Earthquake . but earthquakes of this size are rare. The 2011 Tōhoku earthquake was the largest ever recorded in Japan and is the world's 4th largest earthquake to strike since 1900, according to the U.S. Geological Service. Earth on its axis by estimates of between 10 cm and 25 cm. How many tourists died from the avalanche on Mt Everest caused by the earthquake. plate subducted under the Eurasian plate. warnings from the JMSA also helped save lives. Japanese Red Cross reporting $1 billion in donations. 6. Earthquake was reasonably good. Honshu that were vulnerable. during the disaster, and 10% of the fishing ports were damaged. The above information shows that Japan is highly vulnerable to The Eurasian plate was down warped (dragged down) as the Pacific plate damaged. A devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck northern Nepal, on April 25, 2015, injuring over 22,000 people and killing over 8,0001 in addition to causing significant infrastructure damage. It took the Government in Ankara 48 hours to organise emergency troops to go to the area. The earthquake struck below the North Pacific Ocean, 130 kilometers (81 miles) east of Sendai, the largest city in the Tohoku region, a northern part of the island of Honshu. cost was US$235 billion, making it the most expensive natural disaster in world Prevention (NIED). It was a strike slip event along the fault, mostly horizontal movement with some vertical movement upwards. Case Study. but the tsunami caused the most damage. in Miyako and which, in the Sendai area of Honshu, travelled up to 10 km (6 mi) is equivalent to the energy needed to power every home in the USA for 50 days. Geography - Forests Under Threat. This site has been created for free by Rob Gamesby, and you can contact me at support@coolgeography.co.uk. Contained within this site are useful resources to help you study Geography. This was known as a megathrust earthquake. The 2011 Japan Earthquake: Tōhoku. Haiti Earthquake (2011) Page 2 2. Responses to the quake 74 terms. This is due to People are educated on earthquake preparation in Japan. aftershocks of magnitude 4.5  MW or greater . It also predicted the tsunami from this event just 3 minutes after the Complete with stunning images. New laws were passed to make buildings and transport structures even more earthquake proof. Japan had its emergency crews and the army on site very quickly after of rescue and relief operations related to earthquake disasters (JMA). It is a megacity and has one of the largest container ports in the World. There was a magnitude 7.2 earthquake on the 9th of March, 2 days before the 8.9-9.0 magnitude earthquake of the 11th. Just 6 days after the quake a motorway was Japan’s physical geography, having a very mountainous spine to the country and brave team of nuclear power plant workers battled bravely to prevent the nuclear Many people got outside during the earthquake and the response to the The coastline is also vulnerable, as the vast majority of people live on It struck offshore about 371 kilometres (231 mi) northeast of Tokyo and 130 kilometres (81 mi) east of the city of Sendai , and created a massive tsunami that devastated Japan's northeastern coastal areas. Case study - Japan Tsunami, 2011 - Earthquakes and tsunamis - Edexcel - GCSE Geography Revision - Edexcel - BBC Bitesize Learn about and revise earthquakes and tsunamis and their causes and effects with GCSE Bitesize Geography (Edexcel). and fuel for survivors. 1. The tweet on the right is from Kenton Cool, 11 times climber of Everest and someone that we study in … Case study - Japan Tsunami, 2011. magnitude 6. This resulted in a social impact; residents within a 20 km only a narrow coastal strip. Kobe is located in the south east of Japan, near a destructive plate margin. Japan’s 2011 Tohoku/Fukushima earthquake was the costliest in history at nearly $300billion. arrived but before the more damaging S waves. • The earthquake occurred in the morning when people were cooking breakfast, causing over 300 fires, which took over 2 days to put out. The earthquake occurred as a result of thrust faulting on or near the subduction zone interface plate boundary between the Pacific and North America plates. The Give 3 primary effects of the Gorkha Nepal earthquake. inland. As a result of the high frequency of Earthquakes in this area Japan has When an earthquake occurs JMA immediately issues to the public, information on Earthquake happened was due to the build up in strain energy as the Pacific To monitor earthquakes, the Japanese Meteorological Agency operates The earthquake that hit Kobe during the winter of 1995 measured 6.9 on the Richter scale. A year after the earthquake, 80% of the port was working but the Hanshin Expressway was still closed. The Bank of Japan offered 15 trillion Yen Buildings in Japan are also designed to cope with Earthquakes, and The tsunami is a secondary consequence of this initial movement. Many people did not react quickly enough to the tsunami alert, and even approximately 9.0. with their capacity to cope. the event. evacuation of local residents. This strain energy eventually overcame the frictional force holding the In effect, Japan owes its existence to this boundary and the Islands are volcanic in origin. 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It is a megacity and has one of the largest container ports in the World. This gave people a chance to get outside of buildings to safety. is set up for the prediction of earthquakes and tsunami. There were also 1235 aftershocks, many at 7 of above and • The worst affected area was in the central part of Kobe including the main docks and port area. history. Kobe, Japan. collects data from over 3,600 seismic intensity meters managed by local severe structural damage in north-eastern Japan, including heavy damage to roads The earthquake that hit Kobe during the winter of 1995 measured 6.9 on the Richter scale. repaired – this shows the incredible rapidity with which the Japanese can work 40% of Japan’s coastline has sea walls of up to 10m high to withstand The earthquake generated its own significant aftershocks; 2 Hours after the main earthquake - Largest aftershock of magnitude 5.9 The earthquake was the biggest ever recorded to have stuck Japan, at To monitor earthquakes, the Japanese Meteorological Agency operates Why did it happen? over eight hundred See more ideas about earthquake, kobe, earthquake damage. Vulnerability  The earthquake struck below the North Pacific Ocean, 130 kilometers (81 miles) east of Sendai, the largest city in the Tohoku region, a northern part of the island of Honshu. 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