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The image above shows the earthquakes


that occur around Fukushima.
This map above shows The Tsunamis at the right
Why earthquakes strike Fukushima, bottom that might occur in Malibu, California.

Japan? Fukushima lies along the Pacific Why would a Tsunami hit the coast of California?
Ring of Fire and within it. The tectonic Tsunami particularly happen in this area due to the
plates collided within the Pacific Ring of San Andreas Fault causing Seismic activity. There can
Fire. So, one plate bends and slides be a possibility of a Tsunami depending of the
underneath the other in subduction zones magnitude of the earthquake. Although there hasnt
which cause the oceanic crust sink into been multiple Tsunami in this area it can be possible.
Earths mantle. In 2011, 6.1 magnitude The west coast can also be aected with high tides or
earthquake hit the Northeast coast of the tsunamis from Japan. Since Japan is known to have
Japan that struck o Fukushima power many earthquakes and the most recent ones have set
plant.What is the solution and how to tsunami warning along the west coast. The last
protect yourself from the earthquake? tsunami that occurred in Malibu was in 1930. It was
Japan is an earthquake-prone country. caused by a 5.3 earthquake along the coast of Santa
Fully preparing for an earthquake is Monica and generated for about 16 miles o the
essential part especially the countries coast.

around earthquake zone. For instance, What is the solution and how should you prepare Group Members:
government should set up public alarms yourself from a Tsunami? Biyong He
in case people can evacuate as soon as If you live around the ocean coast and there is Tanner Payne
earthquake activity a tsunami is prone to happen.
possible when the earthquakes happen. Margarita Zarate
In addition, educating people how to deal After you make sure your safe and follow earthquake
procedures. Climb to higher ground or higher floor at
Mehrnaz Fotoohi
with the earthquake situation correctly.
Stocking up on supplies, emergency kit least 30 meters above sea level. Be aware and take
and pacing an evacuation bag are helpful tsunami warning serious to have time to evacuate.
as well.
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OTHER INFORMATION
MOORE, OKLAHOMA
SOURCE:

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Nuclear Meltdown
http:// In Fukushima,
Japan in 2011
www.survivingnjapan.com/
2013/03/how-to-prepare-for-
earthquake-in-japan.html

The tsunami caused a cooling system failure at the


https://www.livescience.com/
Fukushima Daiichi NPP, resulting in the emission of
56973-why-so-many-big- Class 7 nuclear and radioactive material. The
earthquakes-strike-japan.html
tsunami overwhelmed the power and backup
generators and the factory lost its cooling capacity. The map above shows the tornados
ranking in Moore is more higher than
In addition, the radioactive chemicals have leaked to
https://www.livescience.com/ North America and detected amounts of cesium-134
other cities on the Fujita scale of
magnitude.

39110-japan-2011-earthquake- and cesium-137(Oskin). Why Tornados is prone in Moore,


Oklahoma? Oklahoma also known as
tsunami-facts.html
tornados Alley. The reason why this area
is so susceptible to tornados is because it
is an ideal to environment for the severe
Tornados hit thunderstorms that spawn tornados.The
Moore, Tornado Alley also provides an ideal
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Oklahoma in setting for supercell storms because cold
dry air from Canada collides with moist
http://maps.ngdc.noaa.gov
May, 2013 warm air from the Gulf of Mexico.
What is the solution and how should
you prepare for a Tornado? If you live in
an area where tornadoes are prevalent
there are certain measures you can take
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to keep yourself and your family safe. A
weather radio is one of the most eective
http://www.timesfreepress.com/ In May 2013, a massive tornado hit Oklahoma City means of warning and can provide time to
take cover, run to safety, or hide in safe
news/news/story/2012/mar/ and reaped huge amounts of damage. More than
locations. A safe shelter is another
1,000 homes were destroyed as well as a local
11/10-ways-to-survive-a- eective safety measure and the nearest
medical center. 212 people were injured and 24 killed, location of one should be known in case
tornado/72758/
some of which were children in an aected school. of emergency. Anyone living in a location
susceptible to tornadoes should also
Additionally, three tornadoes hit Moore three years
have an emergency kit stocked with
prior with similar outcomes of destruction. Moore has flashlights, a whistle, boots, a first aid kit,
been hit by 23 tornadoes since the late 1800s with the food and water, and any medication or
other necessary items for survival.