L'Aquila EQ

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Geography Case Studies Mind Map on L'Aquila EQ, created by alice_jade_barlo on 05/29/2013.

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L'Aquila EQ
  1. Location
    1. 6th April 2009. 3.32am LT
      1. Epicentre 7km of the town L'Aquila
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        2. Mid Italy, province of Abruzzo
          1. 6.3 mag
            1. Collision between Eurasian and African
              1. Created the Apennine Mountains, Large fold mountains
                1. Lots of fault lines
            2. Primary Effects
              1. 5.5m deep = shallow focus = surface damage
                1. Poorly built buildings damaged
                  1. infrastructure damge
                  2. Ground displaced by 150mm
                  3. Secondary Effects
                    1. 305 people killed
                      1. Collapse of bridges
                        1. Collapse of new (2000) hospital
                        2. Management
                          1. Onna village worst hit
                            1. 4500 new dwellings built, housing 12,000 people
                              1. Dwellings follow building regulations
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