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  1. Chi-Chi earthquakeaka 921 earthquake By Savage Matt Roorda and Kyle Savage Smith Productions

  2. Date and Time • 1999 09 20 17:47:18 UTC • http://www.usgs.gov/natural_hazards/

  3. Location 23.77N 120.98E

  4. Damage • Death- 2,400 • Injured- 10,000 • NT$300 billion (10 million US Dollars) worth of damage was done to the cites

  5. Other Hazards • CHI–CHI Earthquake also caused a landslide • Many other countries came to aid • Japan • France • Germany • http://www.iris.washington.edu/news/events/taiwan/taiwan99reports/chi-chi4.html

  6. Depth 33.0 kilometersMagnitude 7.6 • It caused much damage to cites, bridges, buildings, roads and houses

  7. Strategies • Don’t over crowd cites • Spread houses • Build Sturdy homes • Strict Building Codes

  8. Emergency Planning • Create Home Emergency Kit • Save Food and Water • Have Safe Home Codes • http://www.rcep.dpri.kyoto-u.ac.jp/main/taiwan/index-E.html

  9. Works Cited • http://www.usgs.gov/natural_hazards/ • http://www2.rcep.dpri.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~sato/taiwan/index.html • http://www.iris.washington.edu/news/events/taiwan/taiwan99reports/chi-chi4.html