EEFIT Mission report: Quindio, Colombia
Date published

1 August 2000

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EEFIT Mission report: Quindio, Colombia

Report
Date published

1 August 2000

First published

N/A

Price

Free

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This EEFIT Field Mission report details the effects of the 6.2 Mw earthquake which struck Quindio on 25 January 1999.

The report provides information concerning:

  • Seismological aspects
    • Tectonic situation
    • Geological faults
    • Surface geology
    • History of seismic activity
    • Characteristics of the earthquake
    • Strong ground motion records
    • Aftershocks
       
  • Description of the affected area and overview of damage
    • Population and economy
    • Building stock
    • Ground conditions
    • Damage in the epicentral and surrounding regions
       
  • Performance of engineered buildings
    • Design codes
    • Quality of construction
    • Examples of structural damage
    • Non-structural damage
    • Buildings retrofitted following the 1995 earthquake
       
  • Performance of non-engineered buildings
    • Traditional bahareue buildings
    • Masonry buildings
    • Reinforced concrete buildings
    • Modern bamboo (guadua) buildings
       
  • Management of the disaster and socio-economic effects
    • Statistics of earthquake losses
    • Emergency and medical services
    • Distribution of food and temporary shelters
    • Technical evaluation and demolition of structures
    • Control of reconstruction
    • Socio-economic problems
       
  • Performance of bridges
    • Road
    • Cable-stayed
    • Footbridges
       
  • Lifelines
    • Electricity supply
    • Water distribution and sewerage
    • Telecommunications
    • Roads
    • Airports
       
  • Public infrastructure
    • Fire and police stations
    • Hospitals
    • Schools
       
  • Industrial facilities

Additional information

Format:
PDF
Pages:
101
Publisher:
EEFIT

Tags

Report Disaster mitigation, management & recovery Resilience Structural failure Seismic & Vibration EEFIT

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