How Structures Withstood the Japanese Earthquake and Fire

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Title: How Structures Withstood the Japanese Earthquake and Fire

Author(s): H.M. Hadley

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 20

Issue: 2

Appears on pages(s): 188-209

Keywords: none

Date: 2/1/1924

Abstract:
At noon on Saturday, Sept 1, 1923, there occurred a great earthquake in the east central portion of the main island of Japan, which earthquake in its destructive consequences, is one of the worst recorded in human history. The earthquake itself wrought tremendous instant damage.