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- then entire ground can sink - or water injected between, too much water = liquiﬁes.. ﬂows 24 8 - loose sand/mud. water gets in and then ﬂows!
Effects of Earthquakes: Liquefaction
In 1964 liquefaction and
uneven ground settling
resulting from an
apartment buildings to ____
and collapse in Niigata,
Many of the buildings were
not structurally damaged;
they simply keeled over onto
their sides. 25 - water into sed, became ﬂuid, mud ﬂow that took out lots ppl in secs
Caused by earthquake
Destroys 2 villages
70,000 lives lost;
20,000 by a landslide 26 Fires: The 1906 Earthquake of San Francisco. Most of the
damage was done by _____ after the quake often
referred to as the “San Francisco Fire” 27 9 - peaks just under a month after event
Disease Histogram of the almost-epidemic outbreak of coccidioidomycosis (valley fever)
in Ventura County in early 1994 following the North...
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- Fall '14