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The Northridge earthquakes, January 17, 1971

The Northridge earthquakes, January 17, 1971

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Geophysical Data Center in Boulder, CO (325 Broadway, Boulder 80303) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Earthquakes -- California -- Northridge (Los Angeles),
  • Earthquakes -- California, Southern,
  • Seismology -- California, Southern

  • Edition Notes

    Shipping list no.: 94-0355-P

    ContributionsNational Geophysical Data Center
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14452594M
    OCLC/WorldCa31528939

    © Structural Engineers Association of Northern California. On 17 January , one of the costliest natural disasters in United States history struck southern California. A magnitude earthquake hit near Northridge, a community located in the populous San Fernando Valley within the City of Los Angeles, California.


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The Northridge earthquakes, January 17, 1971 Download PDF EPUB FB2

This paper compares the distribution of damage from the San Fernando,and 1971 book,earthquakes. Both events had similar size, occurred on blind thrust faults beneath the densely populated San Fernando Valley of the Los Angeles metropolitan area, and hence offer a rare opportunity to compare the effects of the two by: The magnitude Northridge earthquake resulted from more than 3 meters of reverse slip on a kilometer-long south-dipping thrust fault that raised the Santa Susana mountains by as much as   Twenty years ago, on Jan.

17,at a.m., the Northridge earthquake struck Southern California — the magnitude quake killed 60. The Northridge Earthquake: Janu / AM Shock Levels: G's - on Richter Scale. Watch for Kirsten's new book about earthquakes due out in Feb.

You can read more about her experiences during the Northridge quake in this upcoming book. northridge earthquake Free Essay, Term Paper and Book Report Northridge Earthquake The Northridge earthquake of Janua on the Richter struck a modern urban area that was designed for seismic resistance.

There were few casualties, but economic cost was high with losses estimated at $40 billion. The Northridge earthquake was the worst earthquake in The Northridge earthquakes Los Angeles basin since the San Fernando earthquake inwhich had a magnitude.

DEATH TOLL. The number of fatalities in the Northridge earthquake was About people were injured. Earthquake of Janu in California - The Northridge Earthquake George Pararas Carayannis.

Introduction. On Monday Janua The Northridge earthquakes earthquake struck the densely populated San Fernando Valley, about 32 km northwest of downtown Los Angeles.

(1) The Alfred E. Alquist Hospital Facilities Seismic Safety Act of was created because of the loss of life in the collapse of hospitals during the Sylmar earthquake of (2) We were reminded of the vulnerability of hospitals in the Northridge earthquake of Janu   The seismic performance of steel moment-framed buildings has been of particular interest since brittle fractures were discovered at the beam–column connections in a number of buildings following the M Northridge earthquake of Janu Retrofits of masonry building helped reduce loss of life, hospitals The Northridge earthquakes less structural damage than in San Fernando earthquake, and emergency response was exemplary.

The Northridge earthquake proved that preparing for earthquakes CAN greatly reduce the risk. The earthquake brought home several important lessons. Get this from a library. The Northridge earthquakes, Janu [National Geophysical Data Center.;]. Northridge earthquake ofearthquake that struck the densely populated San Fernando Valley in southern California, U.S., on Jan.

17, The third major earthquake to occur in the state in 23 years (after the San Fernando Valley and San Francisco–Oakland earthquakes), the Northridge earthquake was the state’s most.

The Northridge earthquake was a moment magnitude (M w), blind thrust earthquake that occurred on Januat a.m.

PST in the San Fernando Valley region of the County of Los epicenter was in Reseda, a neighborhood in the north-central area of the San Fernando quake had a duration of approximately 10–20 seconds, and its peak ground acceleration.

9. Northridge Earthquake. The Northridge earthquake occurred on Januat a.m. PST in the San Fernando Valley, California. Northridge Earthquake map. USGS. The M quake occurred on a previously undiscovered fault, now named the Northridge blind thrust fault (or Pico thrust fault).

Northridge Earthquake 20th Anniversary, Janu Audio Description: Earthquake Janu Text. Earthquakes. The earthquake records used in this project are shown below (for all figures the ground acceleration in percent of gravitational acceleration is plotted against time in seconds): Northridge earthquake, Janu San Fernando earthquake, February 9,   The Northridge Earthquake, JanuCollection CD-ROM – January 1, by Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Multimedia CD "Please retry" $ $ $Author: Earthquake Engineering Research Institute. On Januan earthquake rocks Los Angeles, California, killing 54 people and causing billions of dollars in Northridge quake (named after.

The earthquake occurred beneath Northridge, a suburb in the San Fernando Valley, 30 km northwest of Los Angeles (see map on next page). With a moment magnitude ofthe Northridge earthquake was the strongest earthquake to strike the Los Angeles area since the San Fernando earthquake, which also had a magnitude of   On Januthe Northridge earthquake (M R =) awakened southern Californians.

Figures and present the basic cross-section of the area surrounding Northridge, California. The quake occurred along a fault that was not exposed at the surface (blind fault).

Northridge earthquakes are all magnitude (or greater) shocks that lie within 25 miles of each other. Are they related.

It appears that the San Fernando shock increased the stress on the Elysian Park thrust fault on which the Whittier Narrows shock occurred, and also on the unnamed fault on which the Northridge earthquake took place. KNBC 4 News’ Joe Rico starts live coverage in Burbank a couple of minutes after a earthquake strikes the Northridge are of Los Angeles Monday, January Casualty rates by area were similar to those in the Sylmar quake but higher than in the Loma Prieta earthquake, Durkin notes.

He puts the Northridge fatality rate in the most affected. California State University, Northridge (CSUN / ˈ s iː s ʌ n / or Cal State Northridge) is a public university in the Northridge neighborhood of Los Angeles, a total enrollment of 38, students (as of Fall ), it has the largest undergraduate population as well as the second largest total student body of the campus California State University system, making it one of.

Earthquakes: San Fernando ( Mw), Morgan Hill ( Mw), Loma Prieta ( Mw), Northridge ( Mw) Lessons: In the San Fernando earthquake, large numbers of concrete tilt-up warehouse buildings had partial roof.

The Northridge Earthquake: Janu How big was the earthquake. The earthquake was magnitude on a previously unidentified thrust fault, creating strong horizontal and vertical ground motion lasting up to 10 seconds. The area of strongest shaking in the earthquake was about 30 miles in diameter from Northridge, California.

The Janu Northridge, CA Earthquake An EQE Summary Report, March including some that had recorded motions in the earthquake. A story building in Sherman Oaks had some cracking of its frame, much as it did in the earthquake.

Its two-story concrete parking garage was severely damaged and partially collapsed. Yellow-tagged from the massive Northridge earthquake that roared through the city on Jan. 17,the building is still so damaged that 18 stories above the fourth floor are vacant.

Northridge Fashion Center is a large shopping mall located in Northridge, Los Angeles, opened in It was severely damaged during the Northridge earthquake inbut renovated extensively in, and The mall's anchor stores are J. Penney, two Macy's locations, Pacific Theatres, and a vacant space last occupied by Sears.

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 Buy Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, Special Issue Dedicated to the Northridge, California Earthquake of Janu, Bulletin, 86 (1) Part B.

on FREE SHIPPING on qualified ordersAuthor: Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America. Cars lie smashed by the collapsed Interstate 5 connector few hours after Northridge earthquake, on Januin Sylmar.

and apartment complex after Northridge earthquake, on January The Holiday Inn in Van Nuys suffered minor damage in the San Fernando earthquake and major structural damage in the Northridge earthquake. The building vibrations during the Northridge event exceeded the response spectra of both the San Fernando quake and the Uniform Building Code.

California Department of Conservation administers a variety of programs vital to California's public safety, environment and economy. The services DOC provides are designed to balance today's needs with tomorrow's obligations by fostering the wise use and conservation of energy, land and mineral resources.

Report on the Northridge earthquake of Janu Continuing challenge, the Northridge earthquake of Janu Continuing challenge, the Northridge earthquake: Responsibility: submitted to the director, Department of Transportation, State of California, by the Seismic Advisory Board ; Charles C.

Thiel Jr., editor. magnitude earthquake. UTC at Janu UTC Location: Epicenter atkm from Northridge ( miles) Greater Los. The Northridge, California earthquake At A.M. on Monday, Janu pero sontally and there occurred the most disas. vity) vertically trous earthquake in recorded history of At avalatical acceleration, the Los Angeles area.

The Northridge objects to the ware tossed into the earthquake, which measured 67 (M). air. The magnitude Northridge Earthquake struck at 4: 31 a.m. on Janu This earthquake caused 57 deaths and a FEMA-estimated $40 billion in property damage.

An estima people were injured, andstructures were damaged. More thanindividuals applied for disaster assistance. Want more information about earthquakes.

Contents. Northridge Earthquake: Janu ; Northridge Earthquake: Aftermath ; At a.m. on Janua magnitude quake struck the San Fernando Valley, a densely populated. this figure in perspective, the JanuNorthridge earthquake in California is estimated to have caused $20 billion in damage.

Therefore, in economic terms, the Kobe earthquake caused about five times as much dam­ age as the Northridge earthquake. This article is a sequel to the brief, but excellent report on the Kobe earth­. On Jan.

17,a magnitude quake rocked the suburbs north of Los Angeles, leaving 57 dead and causing more than $43 billion in damage. .Sep 6, - Explore Helen Berry's board ", Jan. 17 - Earthquake - Northridge, California", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Northridge, Earthquake, Northridge earthquake pins.The Northridge, California earthquake At A.M.

on Monday, Janu percent of gravity) horizontally and there occurred the most disas. g ( percent of gravity) vertically. trous earthquake in recorded history of At a value of g vertical acceleration, the Los Angeles area.