Chile Earthquake 2010

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Mind Map on Chile Earthquake 2010, created by rachaelclitheroe on 01/24/2015.

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Chile Earthquake 2010
1 Facts
1.1 27th February 2010
1.2 felt in Sao Paulo, Brazil
1.3 3:45am
1.3.1 everyone was in bed
1.3.1.1 building collapse is a higher risk
1.4 90 seconds long
1.5 epicenter was 70 miles from Conception
1.5.1 Conception is Chile's city
1.5.2 focus was 22 miles deep in the pacific
1.6 there was an aftershock of 6.6
1.7 magnitude: 8.8
1.8 on a subduction zone
1.8.1 Nazca and South American Plates
1.8.1.1 plates move 80mm each year
1.9 best run economy in latin America
1.10 46th richest nation
1.11 triggered an earthquake in Antartica
1.12 the earthquake was so powerful it shifted the earth off its axis
1.12.1 shortening the day by 1 millisecond
1.12.2 moved Buenes Aires 10ft west
2 Response
2.1 50,000 homes built in June 2012
2.2 100 temporary villages
2.2.1 housed 4,000 families
2.2.2 still there one year on
2.3 main infrastructure has been fixed (highways, airports etc)
2.4 222,000 homes subsized
2.4.1 74% complete by 2014
2.5 political agenda has changed towards reconstruction
2.5.1 earthquake proofing
3 Environmental Impacts
3.1 212 bridges collapsed
3.2 40ft tsunami
3.2.1 travelling at 40mph
3.3 ring road in Santiago destroyed
3.4 fires
3.4.1 14 story building
4 Social Impacts
4.1 220 homes destroyed
4.2 523 died
4.3 497 missing
4.4 looting of shops
4.4.1 army brought in
4.4.2 looters shared supplies
4.4.3 curfew
4.5 lower quality of life
4.6 17 hospitals
4.7 3,700 homes
4.8 no electricity in capital for 1 week
4.9 lack of fuel water and food
5 Economic Impacts
5.1 oil mines stopped working for a few days
5.2 scare of earthquake in copper industry raised the price of copper temporarily
5.2.1 copper mines benefitted
5.3 predicted growth was 5.5%
5.3.1 growth was 0%
5.4 $30 billion in damages
5.4.1 $30 billion is 18% of GDP
5.5 biochemical lab caught fire
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