Title: How Structures Withstood the Japanese Earthquake and Fire
Author(s): H.M. Hadley
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 188-209
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.