Earthquake Essays and Research Papers

  • Northridge Earthquake
    This number could have been much greater had the quake occurred during business hours. This earthquake shook the San Fernando Valley so much that more than 25,000...
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  • Earthquakes
    17, 1989 at 5:04 p.m. Caused by a slip along the San Andreas Fault, the earthquake lasted approximately 15 seconds and measured 6.9 on the moment magnitude scale...
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  • Earthquakes
    shapes of buildings such as square, rectangular, and shell buildings can withstand earthquakes much better than skyscrapers. To reduce stress, a building's ground...
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  • Dahmar Earthquake
    the Republic of Yemen. July/August 1992. Nienhuys, Sjoerd . "Post 1982 Earthquake Reconstruction: Site Selection. " Dhamar Aided Self-Help Reconstruction Project...
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  • San Francisco Earthquake
    Bay Area. About 20 to 25 seconds later, one of the most significant earthquakes of all time, struck the city of San Francisco and the coast of Northern California...
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  • Earthquake Effects
    earth.) when 2 of these plates collide it causes the ground to shake with the result of an earthquake Primary Effects The primary effects included nearly 200...
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  • Scrap Tyre Crumbs For Earthquake Protection
    Shredded Waste Tyres 15 2.4.8 Tsang, Sheikh & Lam (2008) Rubber Soil Cushion for Earthquake Protection 16 2.4.9 Masad, et al., (1996) Engineering Properties of RSM...
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  • Hanwang Earthquake- Photojournalism
    alone, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported."The death toll from the most deadly earthquake to hit China in more than three decades today reached nearly 10,000...
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  • 1989 Queensland Earthquake
    Workers Club 3 people killed in Beaumont Street, Hamilton 1 person died of earthquake induced shock Injuries: 160 people were hospitalised. Damaged Buildings...
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  • Earthquakes
    1812 occurred near New Madrid, Missouri. My paper will attempt to show how earthquake patterns across the United States varies from white (almost zero risk...
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  • Earthquakes
    occurs, intense waves are distributed in every direction which causes tremors and earthquakes below the earths surface (Murek et al., 2008). Throughout the history...
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  • Submarine Earthquake
    Magnitude(Mw) | Other Details/Notes | March 11, 2011 | 2011 T?hoku earthquake | The epicenter is 130 kilometers (81 mi) off the east coast of the Oshika Peninsula...
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  • Case Study - Earthquake, l'Aquila
    hazard event. i & ii) On Monday the sixth of April 2009 at 3:32 am an earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale, hit L?Aquila in central Italy. 308 people...
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  • Japan Earthquake And Tsunami And It?s Impact On Th
    Journal (March 16, 2011). 3. Coutino, Alfredo. The Global Economy after Japan?s Earthquake. Moody?s Analytics (March 15, 2011). 4. Wessel, David. Quake to Test...
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  • Engineering Design Against Earthquake Effect
    too robust and expensive. Instead the engineering intention is to make buildings earthquake-resistant. Such buildings resist the effects of ground shaking, although...
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  • Kobe Earthquake
    drills, along with extra security measures and safety checks. Effects of the Kobe Earthquake Primary Effects The primary effects included nearly 200,000...
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  • Earthquake In Haiti
    ; helping societies respond to shattering tragedies. This experience proved critical when the earthquake struck and Fonkoze, Haitis largest micro financer kept...
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  • Earthquakes
    at 12:07:03pm at epicenter. (It is Friday because of the International Date Line). The location of this earthquake was 15.449 degrees south. 175.293 degrees west...
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  • Report About Earthquake
    6,000 people and left more than 200,000 people homeless. The earthquake destroyed the farmlands, which is the primary source of resource and income. It caused...
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  • 'Liquefaction' Key To Much Of Japanese Earthquake
    experienced engineers who are accustomed to seeing disaster sites, including the recent earthquakes in Chile and New Zealand. "We've seen localized examples of soil...
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  • Was The Japan Earthquake Manmade
    http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2011/03/11/world/asia/maps-of-earthquake-and-tsunami-damage-in-japan.html#panel/0 CNN. (2011, March 11). Widespread destruction...
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  • a) Suggest Reasons Why These Earthquakes Had
    to the area or kill people. Also timing is a big issue due to if an earthquake occurs at night-time most people are sleeping there are less people are out at night...
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  • Earthquakes
    other objects being destroyed. Some structures built on bedrock usually more resistant to earthquake damage than rigid structures built on loose soil. In certain...
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  • Sikkim Earthquake 2011
    at 18:10 IST (12:40 UTC) on Sunday, 18 September 2011.[3] The earthquake was felt across northeastern India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and southern Tibet. At least...
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  • Long Term Efffescts Of The Earthquake In Haiti
    save more lives in the case of a future disaster. Everything needs to be rebuilt so perhaps stronger more 'earthquake proof' houses will prevent anything like...
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  • Earthquake In Japan
    where a large building was covered in smoke and fire (CBC News, 2011). The earthquake occurred in a subduction zone, where one of the Earths tectonic plates...
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  • Tohoko Earthquake
    in the world since modern record-keeping began in 1900.[10][12][13] The earthquake triggered powerful tsunami waves that reached heights of up to 40.5 metres (133 ft...
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  • Earthquake
    make the building sway from side to side; an awesome experience. One of the most destructive earthquakes of the 1990s occurred near Kobe, Japan, on 17 January 1995...
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  • Washington Earthquake Risks
    Retrieved 2008-09-15. Schorlemmer, D.; Wiemer, S.; Wyss, M. (2005). "Variations in earthquake-size distribution across different stress regimes". Nature 437 (7058...
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  • Earthquake Safety Precautions
    as necessary to keep them usable. * Plan alternative commuting routes in case an earthquake damages roads. * Set up a family meeting location in a safe area...
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