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The Northridge earthquake of January 17, 1994, struck a modern urban environment generally designed for seismic resistance. There were few casualties, but economic cost was high with losses estimated at $20 billion. The earthquake severely tested building codes, earthquake-resistant construction, and emergency preparedness and response procedures. The experience confirmed many of the lessons learned from past earthquakes, exposed weaknesses in the society’s generally resilient fabric, and... More
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Date Added to MERLOT: June 14, 2009
Date Modified in MERLOT: June 14, 2009
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Keywords: earthquakes

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