EEFIT Mission Report: Central Sulawesi, Indonesia earthquake September 2018
Date published

28 November 2019

First published: 28 November 2019

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EEFIT Mission Report: Central Sulawesi, Indonesia earthquake September 2018


Date published

28 November 2019

Price

Free

First published

28 November 2019

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This EEFIT Field Mission report details the effects of the 7.5 Mw earthquake which struck Sulawesi Island on 28 September 2018.

The report provides in-depth analysis of:

  • geological and tectonic setting
  • fault surface rupture and landslide investigation
  • liquefaction and ground subsidence
  • tsunami cause and effects, warning and evacuation
  • impact on buildings and infrastructure, including
    • typical low-rise housing
    • educational facilities
    • healthcare facilities
    • airports
    • coastal defences and port structures
  • Palu contigency plan
  • summary and conclusions

 

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