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Chi-Chi, Taiwan, Earthquake of September 21, 1999 Lifeline Performance (Monograph (American Society of Civil Engineers. Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering), No. 18.) by

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Published by Amer Society of Civil Engineers .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Aid & relief programmes,
  • Social impact of disasters,
  • Vulcanology & seismology,
  • Technology,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Engineering - Civil,
  • Chi-chi Earthquake, Taiwan, 19,
  • Chi-chi Earthquake, Taiwan, 1999,
  • Earthquake Engineering,
  • Earthquake effects,
  • Public Utilities,
  • Taiwan

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Edition Notes

ContributionsAnshel J. Schiff (Editor), Alex K. Tang (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11031609M
ISBN 100784405360
ISBN 109780784405369

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  On Septem central Taiwan was struck by a devastating earthquake resulting in over deaths, thousands of collapsed and severely damaged buildings, and economic losses of over US$20 Read more. 2 THE EARTHQUAKE As depicted in Fig.1, Taiwan Island is located at a complex juncture between the Eurasian Plate and the Philippine Sea Plate. Therefore, seismicity is extremely active on the island and major earthquakes were quite common. The Chi Chi earthquake occurred at of 21 September, (20 September, UTC). Philippine Sea Plate. Abstract: On Septem , an earthquake struck the central region of Taiwan. This earthquake became known as the earthquake or the Ji-Ji or Chi-Chi earthquake. Shortly after the earthquake occurred, MCEER arranged to visit the devastated area. Chi-Chi, Taiwan, Earthquake of Septem Lifeline Performance. Prepared by the Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering of ASCE. On Septem , central Taiwan was struck by a devastating earthquake resulting in more than 2, deaths, thousands of collapsed and severely damaged buildings, and economic losses of more than US$20 billion.

Loh CH, Lee ZK, Wu TC, Peng SY () Ground motion characteristics of Chi–Chi earthquake of 21 September Earthq Eng Struct Dynam – CrossRef Google Scholar Moh ZC, Hwang RN, Ueng TS, Lin ML () Chi Chi earthquake of : The 17th Australasian conference on the mechanics of structures and materials, Gold Coast. The magnitude Chi-Chi earthquake struck central Taiwan on Septem at a.m. local time. Locally known as the "" earthquake, it ruptured 80 kilometers (50 miles) of the Chelungpu Fault, which flanks the western edge of Taiwan's central mountain epicenter, located near the town of Chi-Chi, had a very shallow depth of. Taiwan earthquake of , also called Chi Chi earthquake, earthquake that began at am local time on Sept. 21, , below an epicentre 93 miles ( km) south of Taipei, Taiwan. The death toll was 2,, and s people were injured. Thousands of houses collapsed, making more than , people homeless.   On Septem , an earthquake in Taiwan killed more than 2, people, destroyed or damaged thousands of buildings and left an estimated , people homeless. It was the worst earthquake.

  On Septem , a disastrous earthquake with a magnitude of (M L) occurred in central Taiwan, with an epicenter about 30 km south of Taichung City near the small town of this earthquake was caused by the reactivating of the Chelungpu thrust fault, the major disasters were more or less along this fault. An earthquake (M7. 3) took place in central Taiwan on the early morning of Septem This disastrous ground shaking is called the Chi-chi earthquake, with its hypocenter about 10km below land surface. Earthquake-induced landslides were surveyed in order to mitigate secondary hazards. The Chi-Chi earthquake (later also known as the Jiji earthquake) (Chinese: 集集 地震; pinyin: Jíjí dìzhèn; Wade–Giles: Chi 2-Chi 2 Ti 4-chên 4), also known as the great earthquake of September 21 (九二一大地震; Jiǔ-èr-yī dàdìzhèn; ' earthquake'), was a M L or M w earthquake which occurred in Jiji (Chi-Chi), Nantou County, Taiwan on Tuesday, 21 September Local time: local time. Earthquake Spectra Articles. Chi-Chi, Taiwan, Earthquake of Septem Reconnaissance Report, Earthquake Spectra, Vol. 17, no. S1, April , pp. View/Buy Individual Articles Complete Volume Responses of the Earthquake Engineering Research Community to the Chi-Chi (Taiwan) Earthquake, Earthquake Spectra, Vol. 17, no. 4, November.