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1

Which 2 plates caused the earthquake?

Philippine and Eurasion plates

2

Which plate didn't cause the earthquake?

Pacific plate

3

What was the date of the earthquake?

17th January 1995

4

What was the magnitude of the earthquake?

7.2 on the Richter scale

5

How much movement was there?

1.5m

6

How deep was the epicentre?

14km

7

What was the duration of the earthquake?

20 seconds

8

How many people were injured?

35,000

9

How many people died?

5,500

10

How many people were made homeless?

316,000

11

What was the economic damage caused?

$87 billion

12

What percentage of the GDP was lost in damage?

2.5%

13

Why was the first response delayed?

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