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Transcript of Tangshan Earthquake
Magnitude of 7.8
Death Toll: 242,769
Epicenter: Tangshan Statistics Tangshan Earthquake
by: David And George Tangshan Fault Aftermath Earthquake lasted for 14 to 16 seconds
The Chinese government refused to accept international aid from the United Nations. The Tangshan Fault is a strike-slip fault
The main shock caused a 75-mile subsurface rupture.
also caused prominent surface faults to appear in the city. 6 years After the Earthquake Tangshan has become a major productive city. The people who survived the Earthquake devoted their lives to rebuilding the city. The Tangshan People's Bank. This four-story concrete and brick building collapsed completely during the earthquake. Close view of the damage Aerial view of the damage. Memorial for the people that died from the Earthquake. The Earthquake The 1976 Tangshan earthquake caused liquefaction and bending of the rails on the Beijing-Shanhaiguan railway that passes through Tangshan. Damage to the library of the Hebei Mine Smelting Institute. This building is being preserved as a record of what happened in the 1976 earthquake. Work Cited http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/?source=sitenav http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1976_Tangshan_earthquake Road at Tangshan No. 10 Middle School offset by displacement on fault.
Map of the Epicenter.