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Loma Prieta, California, earthquake of October 17, 1989-- lifelines

Loma Prieta, California, earthquake of October 17, 1989-- lifelines

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. Geological Survey, Information Services in Washington, Denver, CO .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lifeline earthquake engineering -- California,
  • Earthquakes -- California -- Loma Prieta,
  • Earth dams -- Earthquake effects -- California,
  • Earthquake intensity -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesLifelines
    StatementAnshel J. Schiff, editor ; prepared in cooperation with the National Science Foundation
    SeriesU.S. Geological Survey professional paper -- 1552-A, Performance of the built environment -- A
    ContributionsSchiff, Anshel J, National Science Foundation (U.S.), Geological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 133 p. :
    Number of Pages133
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15256421M

    Loma Prieta earthquake, Octo I, Cypress Street viaduct structure collapse California. Dept. of the California Highway Patrol. Publication date Text cropped throughout book due to tight binding. Addeddate Bookplateleaf. The Loma Prieta, California, earthquake of Octo Marina District: strong ground motion and ground failure. The Loma Prieta, California, earthquake of Octo lifelines. The Loma Prieta, California, Earthquake of Octo , highway systems. The Loma Prieta, California, earthquake of Octo building.

    A chimney on a Santa Cruz lawn, immediately after the Loma Prieta Earthquake (Photo: K. Anderberg ) WATCH FOR KIRSTEN'S NEW BOOK ABOUT THE LOMA PRIETA QUAKE DUE OUT IN FEB. At pm, on Octo , I had just come from college classes, and was on my way to pick up my 5 year old son from his after school childcare. On Octo , the magnitude Loma Prieta earthquake struck the San Francisco Bay Area. Coincidentally, as General Manager, Alain Piallat opened the brand new 1,room San Francisco Marriott Marquis Hotel on the very same day. This is the story of the events that were and of those that could have been.

    On Oct. 17, , ABC7 News reporter Leslie Brinkley was crossing the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on her way to a routine assignment. Her story and her life changed in 15 seconds when the. To the general public who had their televisions tuned to watch the World Series, the Loma Prieta earthquake was a lifelines earthquake. It was the images seen around the world of the collapsed Cypress Street viaduct, with the frantic and heroic efforts to pull survivors from the structure that was billowing smoke; the collapsed section of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge and.


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Loma Prieta, California, earthquake of October 17, 1989-- lifelines Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Loma Prieta, California, earthquake of Octo lifelines (SuDoc I A) [U.S. Geological Survey] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : U.S. Geological Survey. On Octoat pm a magnitude M earthquake struck near Loma Prieta, California. It was a tragic reminder of the destructive power of earthquakes.

However, it was also a watershed moment in seismic research. 30 years later, we revisit the earthquake through the. Get this from a library.

The Loma Prieta, California, earthquake of Octo lifelines. [Anshel J Schiff; National Science Foundation (U.S.); Geological.

Earthquake Loma Prieta California The Loma Prieta earthquake was a major earthquake that struck the San Francisco Bay Area of California on Octoat p.m. local time. Caused by a slip along the San Andreas Fault, the quake lasted 10–15 seconds and measured on the moment magnitude scale, or on the open-ended.

On Octoat p.m. (P.d.t.) a magnitude earthquake severely shook the greater San Francisco and Monterey Bay areas. The epicenter was located approximately km (9 mi) northeast of Santa Cruz and km (60 mi) south-southeast of San Francisco, near Loma Prieta Peak in the Santa Cruz Mountains.

This publication contains over high-resolution photographs of that. The Loma Prieta earthquake struck the San Francisco area on Octocausing 63 deaths and $10 billion worth of damage. This book reviews existing research on the Loma Prieta quake and draws from it practical lessons that could be applied to other earthquake-prone areas of the country.

The volume contains seven keynote papers presented at a symposium on the earthquake and includes an. Facts About the Loma Prieta Earthquake When. p.m., Tuesday, Octo The shaking lasted 20 seconds. Where. The epicenter was on the San Andreas fault roughly 56 miles south of San Francisco and 10 miles northeast of Santa Cruz, near Mt.

Loma Prieta in the Santa Cruz Mountains. The focal depth was 11 miles (typical California. San Francisco earthquake ofmajor earthquake that struck the San Francisco Bay Area, California, U.S., on Octoand caused 63 deaths, nearly 3, injuries, and an estimated $6 billion in property damage.

It was the strongest earthquake to hit the area since the San Francisco earthquake of This paper presents and analyzes the observations of the sand boils that emerged in the Marina District of San Francisco after the Loma Prieta Earthquake of Octo The sand boils were located within the boundary of an old lagoon, the periphery of which was severely damaged in the San Francisco earthquake.

The attached plots for the records from the 7 lifelines are excerpted from the forthcoming CSMIP report on the processed strong-motion data from the Loma Prieta earthquake.

The plots for these lifelines are arranged as follows. Cypress structure, part of Interstate (the Nimitz Freeway) in West Oakland shortly after being wrecked by the Loma Prieta earthquake on Oct. 17, Photo: Oct.

17,by H.G. Wilshire, courtesy U.S. Geological Survey. Aerial view of devastation in Marina District. Photo: Chris Hardy, SF. THE LOMA PRIETA, CALIFORNIA, EARTHQUAKE OF OCTO PERFORMANCE OF THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT LIFELINES INTRODUCTION By Anshel J.

Schiff, Precision Measurement Instruments and Stanford University. Abstract Immediately following the magnitude Loma Prieta earthquake of Octoa team representing the Interagency Committee on Seismic Safety in Construction surveyed the damage to buildings, utilities and transportation structures.

Loma Prieta, Ca, Earthquake of Octo Hydrologic Disturbances [Rojstaczer, Stuart] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Loma Prieta, Ca, Earthquake of Octo Hydrologic Disturbances. The time and date are forever linked, a lasting reminder of the day The City shook: p.m.

on Oct. 17, Now as Northern California marks the 30th anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake. The Loma Prieta Earthquake, which measured on the Richter scale and struck 30 minutes before Game 3 of the World Series between the Giants and Oakland Athletics, was an exceedingly big deal.

Get this from a library. The Octo Loma Prieta earthquake. [EQE Engineering.;]. 1 of 38 A landslide caused by the Loma Prieta earthquake blocked southbound lanes of Highway 17 across the Santa Cruz Mountains, shown on Oct.

18, Photo: Steve Castillo / The Chronicle 2. At p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 17,a magnitude earthquake with an epicenter in the forests above Aptos abruptly ended Central California's long seismic slumber.

Most San Francisco Bay Area residents over 30 years old remember exactly where they were at p.m. on Oct.

17,when the magnitude Loma Prieta earthquake shook the region. Arias Intensity Assessment of Liquefaction Test Sites on the East Side of San Francisco Bay Affected by the Loma Prieta, California, Earthquake of 17 October ROBERT E. KAYEN 1 and JAMES K. MITCHELL 2.

1 Research Civil Engineer, US. Geological Survey, Middlefield Road, Menlo Park, CA U.S.A. [email protected]  This Is A compilation of the Loma Prieta Earthquake in San Francisco on Octo This Is A compilation of the Loma Prieta Earthquake in San Francisco on Octo The Loma Prieta, California, Earthquake of Octo Liquefaction SOIL LIQUEFACTION IN THE EAST BAY DURING THE EARTHQUAKE By Robert E.

Kayen, U.S. Geological Survey; James K. Mitchell, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Raymond B. Seed, University of California, Berkeley; and Shin'ya Nishio, Shimizu Corp.

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