THE EFFECTS OF THE EARTHQUAKES AND THE MAGNITUDE

YEAR PLACE RICHTER SCALE DEATH TOLL DAMAGE
1994 NORTHRIDGECALIFORNIA 6.6-6.8 61 COLLAPSED BUILDING & HIGHWAYS
1995 KOBE JAPAN 7.2 5, 472 COLLAPSE HIGH RISE BUILDING AND BROKEN GAS PIPES CAUSING FIRES
1999 IZMIT, TURKEY 7.4 17, 100 COLLAPSE OF BUILDING & APARTMENT HOUSES
1999 NANTOU, TAIWAN 7.6 2,300 COLLAPSE OF BUILDINGS, SUBSIDENCE OF 50 CM ALONG WESTERN COAST, LANDSLIDE AND ROCKFALLS
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