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El-Asnam, Algeria earthquake October 10, 1980

El-Asnam, Algeria earthquake October 10, 1980

a reconnaissance and engineering report

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Published by Available from National Technical Information Service, Committee on Natural Disasters, National Academy of Sciences in Springfield, Va, Washington, D.C, Berkeley, Calif., Earthquake Engineering Research Institute .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Earthquakes -- Algeria -- El Asnam,
  • El Asnam (Algeria) -- Earthquake, 1980

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcoordinators, Vitelmo Bertero, Haresh Shah ; contributors, Wayne Clough ... [et al.] in cooperation with Farouk Tebbal ... [et al.] ; editor, Arline Leeds.
    ContributionsLeeds, Arline., National Research Council (U.S.), National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Natural Disasters., Earthquake Engineering Research Institute.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE536.2.A4 E52 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 189 p. in various pagings :
    Number of Pages189
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24077586M
    LC Control Number2009483147

    Sep 22,  · Part of the Springer Geology book series Vita-Finzi C () Active folding in the Algerian earthquake of 10 October Nature –26 CrossRef Google Scholar. King GCP, Yielding G () The evolution of a thrust fault system: processes of rupture initiation, propagation and termination in the El Asnam (Algeria) wiztechinplanttraining.com by: 2. The Chenoua earthquake of October 29, is the third earthquake during the decade that caused extensive damage and human losses in Algeria, after the El-Asnam earthquake of October 10, and the Constantine earth-quake of October 27, Among these three earthquakes, the El-Asnam earthquake is by far the most important.

    The earthquake of March 5, , was felt at local time over an area of at least 93, km 2. It originated in the province of Napo in the mountainous region of NE Ecuador; the epicenter was located about 75 km NE of Quito. "Seismological study of the Constantine (Algeria) earthquake (27 October )." Seismicity, seismotectonics and seismic risk of the Ibero-Maghrebian region 8 (): Meghraoui, M. “Blind Reverse Faulting System Associated with the Mont Chenoua-Tipaza Earthquake of 29 October (north-Central Algeria).”Author: Badreddine Bousbia, Badreddine Sbartai.

    Faults and fissures occurred in a km (mi) zone at the southern edge of the Dahra Massif. Undersea cables in the Mediterranean broke several hours after the earthquake. There were many aftershocks - a strong one on Sep 16 at caused additional damage. See also the . Aug 19,  · Earthquake Strikes Rural Algeria, Killing By The Associated Press. Aug. 19, ; A severe earthquake in October killed 4, in El .


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El-Asnam, Algeria earthquake October 10, 1980 Download PDF EPUB FB2

The El Asnam earthquake occurred on October 10 at local time with a moment magnitude of and a maximum Mercalli intensity of X (Extreme).The shock occurred in the Algerian town of El Asnam (now known as Chlef).The shocks were felt over km ( mi) away, with the initial earthquake lasting 35 seconds. It was the largest earthquake in Algeria, and was followed three hours Areas affected: Chlef Province, Algeria.

Get this from a library. El-Asnam, Algeria earthquake October 10, a reconnaissance and engineering report. [Arline Leeds; National Research Council (U.S.); National Research Council (U.S.).

Committee on Natural Disasters.; Earthquake Algeria earthquake October 10 Research Institute.;]. Oct 6, - The El Asnam earthquake occurred in the Algerian town of Algeria earthquake October 10 Asnam (now known as Chlef) within the central part of the Chelif valley.

Measuring on the Richter scale, it was the largest earthquake in Algeria, and was followed 3 hours later by a magnitude aftershock.

Both quakes caused considerable damage and a high death toll. 10 October Search ON THIS DAY by date Thousands feared dead in Algerian quake. Two big earthquakes have struck the northern Algerian town of El Asnam.

An official report said up to 20, had died and many tens of thousands have been injured or are missing. a big department store, the central mosque, a girls' school and two. Jun 01,  · Summary. An array of 28 portable seismic stations was operated in the region of El Asnam following the magnitude (M s) thrust Algeria earthquake October 10 of October Locations of events are presented in this paper and provide an indication of the overall form of the aftershock wiztechinplanttraining.com by: The resurvey of both a geodetic network and a levelling net was carried out in June8 months after the M s = El Asnam earthquake of 10 October Previous seismological and neotectonic studies indicate that this event results from a north-east-trending overthrust complex fault of about km length, which shows at least three principal segments with slightly different wiztechinplanttraining.com: M.

Kasser, J.C. Ruegg, J.C. Lepine. Dec 01,  · The El Asnam (Algeria) earthquake of October is the largest earthquake to have occurred in North Africa since instrumental records began (M s = ). It was caused by movement on a segmented reverse fault which is part of the fault zone that separates the Chelif alluvial plains from the coastal range of the Atlas wiztechinplanttraining.com by: The Chlef earthquake struck Chlef Province in Algeria on September 9 at local wiztechinplanttraining.com shock measured on the moment magnitude scale and had a maximum Mercalli intensity of XI (Extreme).It destroyed Chlef, then named Orléansville, leaving at least 1, people dead and 5, wiztechinplanttraining.com was estimated at $6 million.

It was followed by multiple wiztechinplanttraining.com affected: Chlef Province, Algeria. search input Search input auto suggest. search filterCited by: Structural Analysis and Interpretation of the Surface Deformations of the EL Asnam Earthquake of October 10, Article (PDF Available) in Tectonics 2(1) · February with Reads.

Sincemost of the papers published on the El Asnam earthquake concern the geological and seismological aspects of the fault zone. Only one paper, published by Ruegg et al. (), constrains the faulting mechanism with geodetic wiztechinplanttraining.com by: The El Asnam (Algeria) earthquake of October 10 with an estimated magnitude Ms= is one of the most destructive earthquakes recorded in northern Africa and more largely in the Western.

Algeria - - Earthquake - Emergency shelter 88 C.2 Historical Top: a tent camp. Below: self built shelters in El Asnam. Tents and shelter material were distributed, and people were asked to live.

Joint epicenter determination of earthquakes that occurred in northern Algeria near Ech Cheliff (named Orleansville in and El Asnam in ) shows that the earthquake of 9 September (M=) occurred at nearly the same location as the earthquake of 10 October (M=). The main shock and earliest aftershocks were concentrated close to the boundaries of segment B Author: J.W.

Dewey. A post-event analysis of the El Asnam (Algeria) earthquake disaster of October 10th A forensic style approach 4 th International Conference on Forensic Research & Technology. Djillali Benouar. University of Science and Technology Houari Boumediene, AlgeriaAuthor: Djillali Benouar.

Earthquake of October 10,El Asnam, Algeria. Location: northern Algeria; Damage: $3, million. About 9, were injured. Extensive damage occurred in the El Asnam area. 18 This modern school building collapsed at El Asnam. ThisAuthor: Heather McCullough. Ten deadliest natural disasters.

Notes: The list does not include several volcanic eruptions with uncertain death tolls resulting from collateral effects (crop failures, etc.), though these may have numbered in the millions; see List of volcanic eruptions by death toll.

This list takes into account only the highest estimated death toll for each disaster, and lists them accordingly. The results obtained for the aftershock sequences triggered by the events occurred in northern Algeria, namely the October 10, El Asnam earthquake (Mw ), the May 21, Zemouri earthquake (Mw ) and March 20, Laalam earthquake (Mw ) are displayed in the following Fig.

wiztechinplanttraining.com: M. Hamdache, J.A. Pelàez, A. Talbi. Twenty-six years later, in Octoberthe city of El Asnam, together with its surrounding rural areas, was destroyed by earthquake once again - the first major earthquake experience for Algeria's independent government.

1, people were killed; almost 15, dwellings were destroyed, andpeople were made homeless. Earthquakes in Algeria since The strongest earthquake in Algeria happened on 10/10/ in the region Northern with a magnitude of on the Richter scale.

The shifting of tectonic plates in a depth of 23 km resulted in deaths. The earthquake also triggered a. Sep 22,  · Yielding G, Jackson JA, King GCP, Sinval H, Vita-Finzi C, Wood RM () Relations between surface déformation, fault geometry, seismicity, and rupture characteristics during the El Asnam (Algeria) earthquake of 10 October ().

Earth Planet Cited by: 1.Cisternas and collaborators). The starting point of this collaboration was the magnitude El Asnam earthquake of October 10, in Algeria, the most important event recorded so far in North Africa. The strength of Philip and collaborators’ approach was to put together complementary disciplines such as structural geology, neotectonics, geo.Membership roster by Earthquake Engineering Research Institute between and in English and Italian and held by WorldCat member libraries .