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tsunami in japan

Tsunami In Japan

Lesly Andrade

11/22/11

purpose of the project
Purpose of the Project.
  • The purpose of the project is to inform people about the tsunami in Japan, when it occurred and the effects it had afterward.
  • The reason I chose project, because I want to know more about the tsunami in Japan with details of how it happen.
summary of the project
Summary of the Project
  • My project will show pictures and a brief description on everything there is to know about the tsunami in Japan.
  • My project will explain more details about how the tsunami happen , where it happen and more specific who it affected.
where exactly did the tsunami hit
Where exactly did the tsunami hit?

Tokyo , a ferocious spawned by one of the large earthquakes ever recorded slammed Japan’s eastern coast Friday, killing hundreds of people as it swept away boats, cars and homes. Hours later, the tsunami hit Hawaii and warning blacked the pacific, putting areas on alert as far away as South America, Canada, Alaska and the entire U.S West Coast in Japan, the area around a nuclear power plant in the northeast was evacuated after the reactor’s cooling system failed.

how did the tsunami happen
How did the tsunami happen?

The 8.9 magnitude earthquake struck the coastal of Japan on Friday, devastating very large swaths of the coast and spawning a powerful tsunami, caused by the pacific tectonic plate thrusting underneath the country, and forcing the seabed and ocean eater upward. Japan is one of the most seismically active areas in the world; In fact, the earthquake generated roughly the amount of energy that the U.S consumes in as year, David Wald, a seismologist with the national earthquake information center at USGS.

what were the effects the tsunami left in japan
What were the effects the tsunami left in Japan?

Freezing winds, hailstorms and thick snow are the latest threats to 430,000 survivors of northern Japan’s cascade of disasters. After the massive earthquake, devastating tsunami and nuclear crisis, many people made homeless are now facing icy weather, with really low temperatures. The official death toll has risen to rise to 4,225 , with 8,194 people registered as missing. A big concern is for those who escaped the tsunami but lost their homes. Up to 2,400 shelters are accommodating them; usually these are schools, shrines and city offices, but they are not equipped for the care and feeding of such a large number of people.