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Analysis on typical damage caused by Wenchuan MS8 .0 earthquake in Pengzhou city

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Language
Chinese
Author
Li yigang; Zhang yuan; Jia qunlin et al
Journal
ACTA SEISMOLOGICA SIN ICA
Class
The cause on earthquake
Year
2009
Paper Keyword
Wenchuan earthquake ;Pengzhou city ;tipical damage ;causality analysis
Abstract
A devastated MS8 .0 earthquake st ruke Wenchuan county , Sichuan province on May 12 , 2008 , and razed many counties in w estern Sichuan pronvince. Based on the on-site work in Pengzhoucity , especially in the Longmenshan community which was heavily damaged , typical phonomena o f dest roied buildings and secondery disaster , such as landslide , we re described .What caused such a severe destruction ? Our analysis shows that the huge pow er of the earthquake , the grave secondery geological disaster , and the low seismic resistence ability of the buildings are main factors responsible for so severe fatality.To av oid such kind of tragedy in the future , we need to think abo ut the influence of fault and possible geological disaster in city planning and streng then the guidance on house building in rural area.

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