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Natural Disaster: Earthquakes

Yr 8 Natural Disaster

Haiti and Chile

Two earthquakes in two months... it's a scary start to 2010 for the countries of Haiti and Chile. The latest was the Chile quake. Buildings and roads crumbled and it caused devastating tsunamis. However this disaster didn't kill anywhere near as many people as the Haiti quake a month ago, despite being far more powerful. Why? Let's look at what factor made the difference between the two earthquakes.

Christchurch 2011