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What is the Seismic Design Philosophy for Buildings?

The Earthquake Problem

Severity of ground shaking at a given location during an earthquake can be minor, moderate and strong. Relatively speaking, minor shaking occurs frequently, moderate shaking occasionally and strong shaking rarely. 925 more words

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Earthquake detected off British Columbia

VANCOUVER – There was a 4.3 magnitude earthquake off the coast of B.C. on Saturday afternoon.

The federal agency that monitors earthquakes in Canada says the tremor was centred offshore about 517 kilometres west northwest of Vancouver. 29 more words

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2004 Christmas and Tsunami ...

Ten years ago, on the Eve of  Christmas 2004, just before midnight, i was seated in the front seat of an ambulance rushing my dad to the hospital. 412 more words

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Hazards in the 'Hood

After nearly four years CERA have put up signs pointing out hazards in our area.  Apparently there are holes in the road surface, the surface is slippery when wet, and there are tripping hazards.  129 more words

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No Tsunami Threat After Magnitude 6.6 Earthquake Strikes In Indonesia's Molucca Sea

MOLUCCA SEA (CBS SF) — A earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 struck in the Molucca Sea Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network. 229 more words

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Strong Quake Strikes Northern Molucca Sea

GEOPHYSICAL HAZARDS
HEIGHTENED INDONESIA REGION SEISMICITY
SCENARIOS: 704, 703,  700, 09, 08, 07, 02
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M6.6 Quake Occurs in Indonesia Region

Centered at 2.126°N, 126.651°E the quake occurred at a depth of 54.6km (34.0mi), said USGS/EHP. 77 more words

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M6.6 earthquake strikes near Tobelo, Indonesia

TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 1
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
144 AM HST SUN DEC 21 2014

TO – EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT IN THE STATE OF HAWAII… 142 more words

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