Tohuku Disaster 2011

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Tohuku Disaster 2011
1 Power
1.1 Earthquake lasted for 6 minutes.
1.2 5th most powerful earthquake ever.
1.2.1 Most powerful earthquake ever in Japan.
1.2.2 9.0 Magnitude on the Richter Scale.
1.3 Aftershocks measured up to 4.0 magnitude.
1.4 3 aftershocks within 45 minutes.
2 Secondary Effects
2.1 Moved Earth's axis 10 cm (4 inches).
2.1.1 Earth day is 1.8 seconds longer.
2.2 Tsunami 30 minutes after earthquake.
2.3 The island of Honshu moved by 2.4 meters..
3 Death and Injuries
3.1 Killed 27,000 people.
3.1.1 6,000 people injured.
3.1.2 2,500 people missing.
3.2 66% of people died by drowning.
4 Damage
4.1 Economic cost : $235,000,000,000.
4.2 129,000 buildings fully destroyed.
4.3 Fukashima meltdown "7".
4.4 4.4 homes without water, 4.5 million without electricity.

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