Earthquake Case Studies – Strategies

Prediction

The various precursors include the following.

The high magnitude 7.3 1975 HaiCheng earthquake had a low death toll of 2041. This was because the earthquake was accurately predicted and the city of HaiCheng, of about 1 million, was evacuated. 4 days later, the earthquake struck, killing a small percentage of the city population.

However, prediction is limited.

Mitigation

 

Response

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