The report covers local seismology, analysis of the damage caused and the response to the disaster.
The report descibres the geology of the San Salvador, including tectonics and volcanism, and provides details of the earthqiake and its aftershocks. A reivew of applicable building codes is included and analysis is given regarding:
- Causes of structural failure
- Case studies: building strucutures and industrial complexes
- Damage to building services and non-structural elements
- Response to the disaster