While students are told about both these natural causes of disasters, there are many who cannot differentiate between a volcano and an earthquake.
Not felt except by a very few under especially favorable conditions.
Felt only by a few persons at rest, especially on upper floors of buildings. Felt quite noticeably by persons indoors, especially on upper floors of buildings.
Many people do not recognize it as an earthquake. Standing motor cars may rock slightly. Vibrations similar to the passing of a truck. Felt indoors by many, outdoors by few during the day.
At night, some awakened. Dishes, windows, doors disturbed; walls make cracking sound. Sensation like heavy truck striking building. Standing motor cars rocked noticeably.
Felt by nearly everyone; many awakened. Some dishes, windows broken. Pendulum clocks may stop. Felt by all, many frightened. Some heavy furniture moved; a few instances of fallen plaster. Damage negligible in buildings of good design and construction; slight to moderate in well-built ordinary structures; considerable damage in poorly built or badly designed structures; some chimneys broken.
Damage slight in specially designed structures; considerable damage in ordinary substantial buildings with partial collapse. Damage great in poorly built structures. Fall of chimneys, factory stacks, columns, monuments, walls.
Damage considerable in specially designed structures; well-designed frame structures thrown out of plumb. Damage great in substantial buildings, with partial collapse.It is needed in events such as the earthquake in in Haiti with an initial magnitude of It affected around 3 million people, of which 1 $ billion relief funding saving the lives of thousands.
Aid is an extremely important topic which can make the difference between life and death to for LEDCs to provide rapid assistance to. Geography: Plate Tectonics, Volcanoes & Earthquakes How earthquakes and tsunamis are created and how they are measured.
The differences between LEDCs and MEDCs in their responses to natural disasters. Case Study page for you to complete comprehensive revision of .
The Mozambique floods in illustrated that point but it also showed that impacts are partly affected by development because often the main difference between MEDCs and LEDCs in their ability to overcome natural hazards is their ability to respond and manage the impacts.
occurring in the Kobe earthquake, even though it is an MEDC, which leads us to believe that other factors need to be considered as to why there was so much damage. An example of an earthquake in an LEDC is the earthquake in Armenia, Columbia. This was an earthquake of on the Richter scale and occurred between the Nazca and South American.
A series of maps showing how and why LEDCs are more vulnerable to natural disasters than MEDCs fact is impressive but still grupobittia.come when nature strikes it doesn't count where the place is under MEDCs or grupobittia.com Shocking Earthquake Tsunami at Japan is the living example of it!!
Natural disasters in Developing Countries. Magnitude and Intensity measure different characteristics of earthquakes. Magnitude measures the energy released at the source of the earthquake. Magnitude is determined from measurements on seismographs.
Intensity measures the strength of shaking produced by the earthquake .