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arthquake Epicenter Tokyo? HELP JAPAN On Friday March 11th, 2011 an earthquake of 9.0 magnitude triggered a tsunami hitting the coastline of Japan destroying everything in its path. Here is the trail of destruction it produced and how you can help. OTHE EARTHQUAKE All data compiled as of March 22, 2011 O MAGNITUDE O TRAVELING SPEED O GEOPHYSICAL IMPACT The fifth most powerful earthquake ever recorded. 2.5 MILES/SEC The quake moved portions of Northeast Japan closer to North America as much as Originating in the Pacific Ocean, seismic S-waves reached Tokyo, 232 miles away in 90 seconds. 7.9 FEET O SURFACE ENERGY The speed of the Earth's rotation has increased, The surface energy generated could power the city of Los Angeles for a year. shortening the day by 1.8 MICROSECONDS Over 500 aftershocks of a magnitude of 4.5 or greater Occurred since the initial quake. The amount of energy released was equivalent to 9.32 teratons of TNT. The quake has shifted the Earth's axis 25 centimeters. THE TSUNAMI TSUNAMI HEIGHT O TRAVELING SPEED 33 FEET 500 MPH The tsunami originated in the Pacific Ocean, taking 10 to 30 minutes to reach the coastine of Japan, in some cases traveling up to 6 mies inland. ACTUAL HEIGHT O CITIES DESTROYED KUJI AND OFUNATO RIKUZENTAKATA MINAMISÖMA MIYAKO ÖTSUCHI YAMADA -9.8 FEET ESTIMATED HEIGHT ONAGAWA NATORI ISHINOMAKI A warning issued by the Japan Meteorological Agency stated that the tsunami would be at least 9.8 feet high The actual wave height was over 3x higher. NAMIE KESENNUMA SÖMA Two towns said to be completely "swept away." CASUALTIES X DAMAGES & EFFECTS DEATHS 44 MILLION Homes without electricity AAAAAÄAAAA 9.079 INJURED 1.5 MILLION Homes without water 2628 A= 100,000 Homes O ESTIMATED ECONOMIC LOSS MISSING 12,664 171+183 Early estimates placed insured losses from the earthquake alone at $14.5 to $34.6 bilion. BILLION DOLLARS 1= 200 People AT LEAST 3 NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS suffered explosions due to hydrogen buld up. HOW YOU CAN HELP Donating is a huge help. Here are just a few of the ways you can help show your support for Japan: American Red Cross globalgiving Save the Children www.redo org fh food for the hungry RELIEF Google INTERNATIONAL Sources: http://www.usgs.gow (All data compled as of March 22, 2011, Information subject to charige.) Brought to you by: dıgıtalsurgeons JAPAN HSSO O'6 Height of Tsunami 16 VISINOONI

Help Japan

shared by rmmojado on Jan 23
An earthquake of 9.0 magnitude triggered a tsunami hitting the coastline of Japan on March 11, 2011. A great info graphic to help better visualize the trail of disaster and what can we contribute.


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