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    TOKYO,JapanAn earthquake measuring 8.0 hit the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido early Friday.The quake was the strongest anywhere in the world this year.Several million people live on the island.Japan's national broadcasting agency,NHK,reported 236 people had been hurt,but no deaths had been reported.Tsunami waves measuring about 3 feet (1 meter) began hitting the eastern coast of Japan's northernmost island,and officials warned all residents in the region to seek higher ground.A fire broke out at oil refinery on the island after the earthquake,and television stations reported a train derailment and a landslide near a highway tunnel.The U.S. Geological Survey measured the quake at 8.0 but authorities in Japan initially gave it a magnitude of 7.8.The USGS said the temblor was located 33 kilometers (20 miles) under the Earth's crust,about 796 miles north/northwest of Tokyo,and began at 4:50 a.m.local time (1950 GMT).The second quake occurred at 6:08 a.m.(2108 GMT).

    On average,there is one magnitude-8,or greater,quake a year in the world.The amount of energy released (释放) in a magnitude-8 earthquake is equivalent to that contained in 1.01 billion tons of TNT,according to the USGS.A tsunami watch has been issued for the U.S.state of Hawaii."Based on all available data,a tsunami may have been generated by this earthquake that could be destructive on coastal areas even far from the epicenter,"said the announcement from the National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Program.Only six days ago a 5.5-magnitude quake shook Japan.The September 20 earthquake was centered nearly 870 kilometers (540 miles) south-southeast of Tokyo, near Japan's Bonin Islands,a remote volcanic island group in the Pacific Ocean.Earlier this month,Japan marked the 80th anniversary of a magnitude 8.3 quake that devastated Tokyo and neighboring Yokohama,killing at least 140,000 people.In January 1995,a magnitude 7.2 temblor in Kobe killed more than 6,000 people.

    32.An 8.O-magnitude earthquake happened in Japan      .

    A.in January 1995     B.on September 26,2003          C.on September 25,2003        D.in September,1923

    33.What is NOT the result of this earthquake?

    A.236 people were hurt                                       B.A fire broke out at oil refinery on the island

    C.A train was out of track                                D.Two people died

    34.What does tsunami mean in Chinese?

    A.晨中                        B.火山                        C.海啸                               D.余震

    35.We can infer that      .

    A.this might be the biggest earthquake in the world this year

    B.Japan is a country where earthquakes frequently happen

    C.this earthquake has no effect on the USA

    D.the second quake occurred only half an hour after the first one

    答案

    BDCB


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