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What were the effects of the Kobe earthquake?

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October 14, 2009 10:47AM

Over 200,000 buildings collapsed, killing 5,000 citizens making 300,000 homeless. Also many buildings sunk into the ground due to liquefaction. And the Hanshin expressway was virtually destroyed one of the best transportation routes in the Kansai region of Japan.