Waves generated by submarine earth movements, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions or landslides. source: CRED
14 Nov 2015, Tech Times
Japan has once again faced a large earthquake, but this time it struck off northwest of Japan, reports Tech Times. Due to its location in an earthquake and typhoon-prone region, Japan has practiced disaster preparedness and these efforts have helped save lives. In fact, after the 2011 major quake and tsunami, they revised their basic disaster preparedness law three times over the past four years...
People exposed per year
Source of data: 2009 Global Assessment Report
|Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database|
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