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Northridge Earthquake January 17, 1994 (Preliminary Reconnaissance Report)

John F. Hall

Northridge Earthquake January 17, 1994 (Preliminary Reconnaissance Report)

by John F. Hall

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Published by Earthquake Engineering Research .
Written in English


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ISBN 100943198453
ISBN 109780943198453

On Janu , at AM (PST) an earthquake with moment magnitude (M{sub w}) of struck the Northridge area of metropolitan Los Angeles, CA. This was the largest earthquake to hit close to a heavily populated area in the United States since At .   In , the Los Angeles region was rocked by a massive earthquake that crumbled freeways and left the city in panic. By Gabriel H. Sanchez.

The Rinaldi Strong Motion Accelerogram of the Northridge, California Earthquake of 17 January Mihailo D. Trifunac, , Maria I. Todorovska, , and Vincent W. Lee Earthquake Spectra 1, Only rubble remains at the junction of the 5 and 14 freeways following the Northridge earthquake. Jan. 17, AM I looked around my room and saw all my books falling along.

Students in the 2nd and 3rd grades classes who experienced the Northridge earthquake of Jan. 17, created an alphabet book from their first-hand experience. The children generated lists of words they associated with earthquakes and sorted them into three groups: fact words, feeling words, and preparedness words.   jan. 17, | a.m. A resident and a cameraman look at damage to the Kaiser Permanente Building following the Northridge earthquake on Jan. 17,


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Get this from a library. The Janu Northridge, California earthquake: an EQE summary report. [EQE International.;]. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Northridge earthquake of Janu Oakland, Calif.: Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, © During the Northridge earthquake of January 17 in Los Angeles, California, seven highway bridges suffered partial collapses and another bridges suffered damage ranging from minor cracking to the slumping of abutment fills.

This report thus contains a detailed summary of the performance of eight bridges that suffered major damages. The library shelving, braced and reinforced before the quake, survived undamaged though almost all books fell onto the floor.

The library's Automated Storage and Retrieval System was undamaged by the quake, but suffered water damage and mold during the reconstruction of the east wing above it. On Januat a.m.

PST, a magnitude earthquake centered in Northridge struck the southern California area. Known as the Northridge Earthquake, it caused at least 57 fatalities (a subsequent study put the death toll at 72, including heart attacks) and injured thousands.

The earthquake caused up to $20 billion in damage costs, plus $40+ billion in economic loss, making it. Contents. Northridge Earthquake: Janu ; Northridge Earthquake: Aftermath ; At a.m. on Janua magnitude quake struck the San Fernando Valley, a densely populated. At hours on Janua magnitude earthquake struck the Los Angeles area.

The epicenter was located within the Northridge area of the San Fernando Valley, approximately 20 miles east of downtown Los Angeles (see Appendix A). Many experts believe. Dipping Fault planes At am, on Januresidents of the greater Los Angeles area were rudely awakened by the strong shaking of the Northridge earthquake.

This was the first earthquake to strike directly under an urban area of the United States since the Long Beach earthquake. Page 17 Educator's Guide Continued Northridge California Earthquake Summary Summary The most damaging earthquake in the history of the United States struck the northern flank of the Los Angeles basin on Janu The magnitude Northridge earthquake occurred on a "blind" or.

The Janu Northridge, CA Earthquake An EQE Summary Report, March Commercial Structures. This year-old reinforced concrete-frame department store in Northridge Fashion Center partially collapsed, and much of its second and third floors pancaked.

Hundreds of people could have been killed had the earthquake occurred while the. Northridge Earthquake On Januthe Northridge earthquake (MR =) awakened southern Californians. Figures and present the basic cross-section of the area surrounding Northridge, California.

The quake occurred along a. On Janua magnitude earthquake known as the Northridge earthquake rocked California's San Fernando Valley—twenty miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles—on a fault no one even knew existed.

The earthquake caused an estimated $20 billion in residential damages alone—and only half of that was covered by insurance. The Guinness Book of World Records rates the earthquake at a Damage occurred up to 52 miles away.

Over 1, people were injured and 57 were killed. The epicenter was located at the end of Elkwood Street, just east of Baird Avenue, in the city of Reseda – less than one mile from Northridge Hospital Medical Center. Twenty years ago, on Jan. 17,at a.m., the Northridge earthquake struck Southern California — the magnitude quake killed 60 people and left more t structures damaged or.

The Northridge earthquake occurred on Januat a.m. Pacific Standard Time and was centered in Reseda, a neighborhood in the north-central San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles, California. It had a duration of approximately 10–20 seconds. California Northridge Earthquake (DRCA) Incident Period: Janu - Novem Declaration Date: Janu Financial Assistance.

If and when financial assistance is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is. You can read more about her experiences during the Northridge quake in this upcoming book. On JanuI lived at White Oak Avenue, in Northridge, CA., with my 9 year old son, Gibralter.

(We moved to Seattle after the Loma Prieta earthquake put. UTC Contributed by CI 3 ; Moment Tensor Fault Plane Solution Contributed by US 4 DUPUTEL; View Nearby Seismicity Time Range ± Three Weeks Search Radius km Magnitude Range ≥ ANSS Comcat ; For More Information.

Impact Summary; Technical Summary; Northridge California Earthquake Janu. After the Loma Prieta earthquake, a bridge retrofit program was established for all publicly owned bridges in the State of California. In this paper, seismic performance of bridges during JanuNorthridge earthquake is examined.

Damages from collapsed bridges are discussed as well as other bridge structures.The magnitude Northridge Earthquake occurred at am on Monday, Janu 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 .Northridge earthquake of Jan. 17, created an alphabet book from their first-hand experience. The children generated lists of words they associated with earthquakes and sorted them into three groups: fact words, feeling words, and preparedness words.

Each child selected words to illustrate and define. A Parent’s Guide and.