Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM


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.


Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

Tangshan Earthquake

No description

David Sanchez

on 4 January 2013

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Tangshan Earthquake

After earthquake struck Occurred in July 27, 1976
Magnitude of 7.8
Intensity: XI
Death Toll: 242,769
Injuries: 164,000
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.
Full transcript