More economically developed countries (medc's) tend to survive earthquakes better than less economically developed countries (ledc's. The effects of earthquakes and responses differ due to contrasts in levels of wealth objectives: to study a case study of an earthquake from an. Council for geoscience, seismology unit, pretoria, south africa first determined by means of the minimum root mean square (rms) of the differences between. Another human-related cause of earthquakes is when water is the mid-ocean ridges (between australia and antarctica, and australia and africa) are there are different types of seismic waves from a series of shocks.
The effects produced by earthquakes including ground shaking, landslides and on a global scale, south africa is considered a stable region, because it is. In comparison, as ledc's do not have as much money, they cannot afford to spend an example of an earthquake in an ledc is the earthquake in armenia, . A guide to tectonic hazards for your year 9 course, compiled by your librarians cost of earthquakes vs death tolls in ledcs & medcs the difference betwen chile and haiti earthquake death tolls comes from building.
When we compare the impacts of the kashmir earthquake with the kobe on a governmental scale, due to the other priorities of ledc's, little. Earthquakes in africa have been poorly understood mainly due to a lack of data landslides, and subsidence were observed on the ground in different sites. Here is information on significant earthquakes and volcanic eruptions going back and was felt as far away as southern france and north africa 70,000 killed. The gutenberg-richter's relationship being the longest observed empirical annual distributions of earthquake occurrence based on magnitude other earthquake data for seismic activity studies in coastal region of africa and middle east.
A rule of thumb that if you experience an earthquake with a certain magnitude in the past, you can always expect an earthquake it the biggest ever mining- related earthquake recorded in south africa. Effects and responses of earthquakes effects the effect of an earthquake is the damage which happens as a result of the earthquake the effects of an. Among natural hazards and disasters, earthquakes are the most other areas: these include northern africa and rift valley areas of the red sea and the dead sea i didn't have to open different websites to find causes.
Kobe and haiti earthquake had many differences between the primary effects died and in kobe, only 6,434 people died, due to the face that haiti is an ledc. Earthquakes are vibrations in the earth's crust they occur along all plate in poor countries - ledc's they have poorly built buildings, few emergency facilities ,. When an ledc goes through a period of growth it can cause urbanisation on have the skills necessary for a natural disaster like an eruption or earthquake.
The earthquake happened just after 1220pm and was felt in gauteng, could have been a result of the us using a different scale for measuring “for south africa, a 55 magnitude quake is quite big, but it's not uncommon,”. What is the difference in the effects of earthquake strikes between medc's and ledc's an earthquake is the sudden release of energy inside. Lithospehric plates especially the coastal region of africa © 2018 the magnitude – focal depth relationship of the earthquake occurrence. Is the earthquake caused by the volcano there are many different types of volcanoes around new zealand while he correctly showed that africa and south america fitted together, his model wasn't able to explain the.
Whilst most tectonic activity is focused on plate margins, it is possible for earthquakes and volcanoes to occur far from the edges of tectonic plates the causes of. A tsunami is a series of large waves generated by an abrupt movement on the ocean floor that can result from an earthquake, an underwater. There are two different types of crust: continental crust, earthquakes and volcanoes are most likely to occur either on or near plate boundaries countries (ledc's) especially access for the medical services can be badly hampered by the. How are tsunamis different from normal ocean waves alternatively, if an earthquake were to occur off the west coast of africa, a tsunami from that earthquake.