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Science-The Great Kanto Earthquake

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Kanon T.

on 26 February 2011

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The Great Kanto Earthquake By: Kanon T. Basic Information When: Sep. 1st 1923 Where: Oshima Island in Sagami Bay Time: 11:58 Length: about 6 minutes Magnitude: 7.9~8.4 Impact to Human Society Death: nearly 130,000
people Damaged Homes: Tokyo-90%
Yokohama-350,000 Refugees: 60% of people
in Tokyo Damaged Prefectures: Shizuoka,Kanogawa,
Chiba, and Tokyo Statistics Destructions Subsequent Occurrence -Tidal Waves -Landslide -Fire Current Method of Management and predictions of Earthquakes -a megathrust between the Philippine Sea Plate and the Eurasian Plate Bibliography -Denawa, Mai. "The Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923." Brown University Library, Center for Digital Initiatives. Web. 19 Feb. 2011. <http://dl.lib.brown.edu/kanto/denewa.html>.

-Fire..., Earthquake And. "1923 Great Kanto Earthquake - A City Destroyed By Earthquake And Fire..." Tokyo Made Simple. Find Out How To Plan A Stress Free Japan Vacation. Web. 17 Feb. 2011. <http://www.tokyotopia.com/1923-great-kanto-earthquake.html>.

-"Tokyo Earthquake - The Great Tokyo Kanto Earthquake :: Japan Visitor." Japan Travel Guide Hotel & Tourist Information :: Japan Visitor. Web. 19 Feb. 2011. <http://www.japanvisitor.com/index.php?cID=403&pID=1810>.

-"1923 Great Kant Earthquake." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Web. 19 Feb. 2011. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1923_Great_Kant_earthquake>.

-Johnston, James L. Www2.gol.com. Web. 16 Feb. 2011. <http://www2.gol.com/users/lodge1/history-e/papers/johnston02.html>.

-"Title." IIS7. Web. 18 Feb. 2011. <http://www.hp1039.jishin.go.jp/eqchreng/2-4-1.htm>.

-"Understanding Plate Motions [This Dynamic Earth, USGS]." USGS Publications Warehouse. Web. 25 Feb. 2011. <http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/dynamic/understanding.html>.

"Glencoe Science, Level Green, Student Edition, (0078282403), McGraw-Hill, Textbooks - Barnes & Noble." Science.glencoe.com. Web. 2011. <http://search.barnesandnoble.com/Glencoe-Science-Level-Green-Student-Edition/McGraw-Hill/e/9780078282409>.

-Pictures from Google Image Plate Tectonic Movement -The Earth's surface is made up of a series of large plates
-The heat of hot interior leads to convection, which causes the movement of plate Types of plate boundaries:
-Divergent Boundaries
-Convergent Boundaries
-Transform Boundaries
-Plate Boundary Zones Link to 'The Great Kanto Earthquake' -Interplate earthquake Seismometers Tiltmeters Tools Opinion AGREE! -could give others awareness of earthquakes or volcanic eruptions occuring soon DISAGREE! -the prediction might not be correct -Aftershock THANK YOU!
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