EEFIT Mission report: California, USA
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1 July 1993

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EEFIT Mission report: California, USA


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Date published

1 July 1993

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First published

N/A

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This EEFIT Field Mission report describes the consequences of the 6.9 Mw earthquake which hit Loma Prieta, California on 17 October 1989. This was the largest earthquake on the San Andreas Fault since 1906 and the largest in California since 1952.

This report describes the tectonic setting, including strong motion records, and geotechnical aspects and phenomena in the epicentral area. It details the performance of engineered and non-engineered buildings, bridge structures and industrial facilities by typology.

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Format:
PDF
Pages:
184
Publisher:
EEFIT

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Report Disaster mitigation, management & recovery Resilience Structural failure EEFIT

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