Shaking, trembling or displacement of the earth surface due to seismic waves or other phenomena of volcanic or tectonic origin.source: CRED
7 Aug 2014, UNISDR AP
'The early warning system was installed last September and each semester the school held two drills to teach students to evacuate the school building once the TV set started counting down. Several seconds seem really short but it can save lives in a major earthquake,' Fan Keming, a teacher at Baihetan High School said...
People exposed per year
|5||Taiwan, prov. of China||6,625,479|
Source of data: 2009 Global Assessment Report
|Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database|
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