Surface fault ruptures of the 1990 Luzon earthquake, Philippines
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Published by Research Center for Regional Geography, Hiroshima University in Higashi-Hiroshima, Japan .
Written in English



  • Philippines,
  • Luzon.


  • Surface fault ruptures -- Philippines -- Luzon.,
  • Earthquakes -- Philippines -- Luzon.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementTakashi Nakata ... [et al.].
SeriesSpecial publication ;, no. 25, Sōgō Chishiken kenkyū sōsho ;, 25.
ContributionsNakata, Takashi., Hiroshima Daigaku. Sōgō Chishi Kenkyū Shiryō Sentā.
LC ClassificationsQE606.5.P6 S87 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination86, vi p. :
Number of Pages86
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL742205M
ISBN 104938580098
LC Control Number97134380

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Oct 09,  · Destruction caused by Luzon Earthquake (Philippines) Luzon (Baguio) Earthquake July 16th Patrick Wick , views. Cebu City, Philippines Magnitude Earthquake October. Abstract. On 16 July , an earthquake measuring on the Richter scale struck the island of Luzon, Philippines. A case-control study was carried out to identify the risk factors for earthquake-related injuries and at the same time observations were made on the rescue by: The Philippines lies along the Pacific Ring of Fire, which causes the country to have frequent seismic and volcanic earthquakes of smaller magnitude occur very regularly due to the meeting of major tectonic plates in the region. The largest was the Celebes Sea earthquake with M w Deadliest: Mw  Moro Gulf . At around 4 pm on July 16, , a magnitude earthquake hit Northern and Central Luzon. Its epicenter was recorded in Nueva Ecija, and the shaking lasted for about a minute.

Aug 11,  · The fault has been associated with major historical earthquakes, including the destructive M Luzon earthquake of (Yoshida and Abe, ). A number of other active intra-arc fault systems are associated with high seismic activity, including the Cotabato Fault and the Verde Passage-Sibuyan Sea Fault (Galgana et al., ). What lessons from the Luzon earthquake can we apply Philippines – The magnitude earthquake that hit Northern and Central Luzon in was one of the most damaging earthquakes to. Monday 16th July IRC were put on alert after reports arrived about a M earthquake in central Luzon Island in the Philippines. IRC put in an offer of help which was accepted. (All times stated are local). DEPARTURE: , Tuesday 17th July Team assembly took place at Gatwick Airport where the flight was on hold for us. Central Luzon, Philippines has had: (M or greater) 0 earthquakes in the past 24 hours 0 earthquakes in the past 7 days; 0 earthquakes in the past 30 days.