EEFIT Mission report: Luzon, Philippines
Date published

1 June 1991

Price
Free

EEFIT Mission report: Luzon, Philippines

Report
Date published

1 June 1991

Price

Free

This EEFIT Field Mission report details the effects of the 7.7 Mw earthquake which struck Luzon on 16 June 1990.

This report includes information on:

  • The earthquake affected region
  • Seismological aspects
  • Structural effects of strong ground motion
  • Liquefaction
  • Slope stability
  • Effects of surface rupture of fault
  • Performance of Lifeline services
  • Performance of communication networks
  • Performance of non-engineered buildings
  • Engineering practice in the Philippines
  • Discussion of structural aspects
  • Discussion of geotechnical aspects
  • Economic losses and consequences
  • Conclusions and recommendations

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