Eventrapport: Tokyo Earthquake Panel 24 maj 2012
Som en del av Tillväxtanalys löpande omvärldsbevakning följer här en snabbrapport kring effekterna av en jordbävning i Tokyo, ett av världens viktigaste ekonomiska centra.
The March 11 earthquake and tsunami has prompted the Japanese government to reassess its disaster risk and management plan – in particular for Tokyo. In January 2012, numerous Japanese media scrambled to report the disturbing prediction released by the Tokyo University Earthquake Research Institute that there is a 70% probability that Tokyo will experience a magnitude 7 quake within the next four years and a 98% probability within the next 30 years. The question now is - are we ready for Tokyo’s “Big One”?