Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Earthquake haiti

No description
by

keith farrington

on 17 June 2014

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Earthquake haiti

WHEN

Earthquake, Haiti struck 12th January, 2010
The earthquake happened precisely 04:53:09 pm
After shocks were felt as long after as 24th January

WHERE
Earthquake Haiti was obviously in Haiti
The epicentre of the earthquake was near the town of Leogane.
INTENSITY
Earthquake intensity is measured on a richter scale
Richter scales show the intensity with a number beween 1-10
Earthquake Haiti was measured on the richter scale as 8.5
DAMAGE
220,000 people have been estimated to have died while 300,000 people were injured
about 4,000 schools were damaged or destroyed
3,500,000 people were affected by the earthquake
there was $14 billion in damage
THE SCIENCE BEHIND AN EARTHQUAKE
An earthquake happens when two blocks of the earth suddenly slip past one another.
The surface where they slip is called the fault or fault plane
BIBLIOGRAPHY
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/learn/kids/eqscience.php

http://www.dec.org.uk/haiti-earthquake-facts-and-figures

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/02/16/AR2010021605745.html
THANKYOU FOR WATCHING
Full transcript