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The Northridge earthquake

vulnerability and disaster

by Robert C. Bolin

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California,
  • Los Angeles Region.
    • Subjects:
    • Earthquakes -- California -- Los Angeles Region.,
    • Disaster relief -- California -- Los Angeles Region.,
    • Northridge Earthquake, Calif., 1994.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 238-255) and indexes.

      StatementRobert Bolin with Lois Stanford.
      ContributionsStanford, Lois.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV600 1994 .C2B65 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 272 p. :
      Number of Pages272
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL351655M
      ISBN 100415178975
      LC Control Number98011099

      Everything a city relies on to function—water, electricity, sewage systems, telecommunications, roads—would be damaged and possibly not repaired for more than a year. I felt my way down the hall, grabbed the 4 yr. Six new stations opened in six weeks. Lindberg Field was on edge, and people were glued to the TV's at the gates and snack bars. Los Angeles Times I have a lot more to tell, but I'll give you the short version.

      An earthquake is a sudden movement that releases stored energy on a fault. As a result, the state legislature passed a law requiring all hospitals in California to ensure that their acute care units and emergency rooms would be in earthquake-resistant buildings by January The Northridge earthquake book, We felt big after shocks all day but not big enough to make me want to get out It took several weekends to clean the place up before I found a contractor to help People started tearing their houses down to rebuild all over the neighborhood. Hide Caption 8 of 11 Photos: The Northridge earthquake of The Northridge earthquake of — Two sections of highway ramps are collapsed a day after the earthquake. Brick fireplaces attached to the houses in the neighborhood lay crumbled in the yards.

      Several key hospitals suffered severe structural damage and were rendered unusable after the earthquake. The morning was relatively calm, and if it had been just a regular day, I can bet there would have been more people hurt. No disrespect to Modenadude, please forgive if done wrong. Plus there were some significant aftershocks throughout the day, which caused more damage. This article was most recently revised and updated by Amy TikkanenCorrections Manager.


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The Northridge earthquake by Robert C. Bolin Download PDF Ebook

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The The Northridge earthquake book National Institute of Standards and Technology NIST is one of the highest authorities on Earth for verifying this type of information and is the key authority in the United States, where the earthquake occurred. Hospitals destroyed Image credit: M.

It was the day after the great Northridge Earthquake and we were not far from the epicenter. The campus still opened and provided students with mobile classrooms and mobile offices.

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We saw homes destroyed, cars cut in half in their garages, basically total devastation. The Quake changed how I looked at structures in Los Angeles and definitely gave me a better respect for the forces of nature. Celebi, U. Mikenorton talk6 October UTC. I had to go back to my dad's house that day in Sylmar and once I got there I still refused to go inside.

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But the quake is only the beginning. Most of the damage was in the kitchen. I looked around my room and saw all my books falling along with my giant blue bookcase. I recall holding onto my bed to keep from being shaken off. The carports, because they were open on one side, did not have resistance to shaking.

The previous night had been quiet.The Northridge Earthquake was a violent natural disaster that took place on Monday, January 17, at Pacific Standard Time around the Los Angeles area. The earthquake had a strong moment magnitude at aroundalthough ground acceleration was one of the highest ever recorded in an urban region of North galisend.com time: a.m.

PST. Jan 17,  · The magnitude Northridge Earthquake occurred at am on Monday, January 17, Its epicenter was around Wilbur Avenue and Arminta Street in Northridge, about a mile from campus. The earthquake and subsequent aftershocks caused extensive destruction to the Northridge and Sherman Oaks areas.

Numerous buildings on the California State University, Northridge. Jan 16,  · Raw silent video footage of the damage from the Northridge, CA earthquake that occurred on 1/17/ At on the morning of January 17,some 10 million people in .Mar 18,  · The pdf may have relieved stress accumulating since the magnitude Northridge earthquake rattled the city inHauksson said.

Yesterday's earthquake was .The Northridge earthquake produced the strongest ground motions ever instrumentally recorded in a North American urban setting. Structural damage was recorded as far away as 52 miles from the heart of the shake, and earthquake activity was felt from Las Vegas, Nevada, to San Diego.Jan 17,  · The magnitude Northridge Earthquake ebook at am on Monday, January 17, Ebook epicenter was around Wilbur Avenue and Arminta Street in Northridge, about a mile from campus.

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