https://www.bgs.ac.uk/discoveringGeology/hazards/earthquakes/howAffectBuildings.html

How earthquakes affect buildings. Some buildings may remain intact, while others are severely damaged by the same earthquake. How does building structure ...

https://www.usgs.gov/faqs/how-do-earthquakes-affect-buildings

Earthquake engineers are working to make roads and buildings safer in the event of a major earthquakes. This includes both improving the design of new ...

http://eqseis.geosc.psu.edu/~cammon/HTML/Classes/IntroQuakes/Notes/earthquake_effects.html

Building practices can make all the difference in earthquakes, even a ... that affect the amplitude and duration of shaking produced by an earthquake .... fail with increased time, but earthquakes trigger many slides that do much bit of damage.

https://science.howstuffworks.com/engineering/structural/earthquake-resistant-buildings1.htm

You can get the full story on earthquakes in How Earthquakes Work, but a review of the basics will help here. Earthquakes occur when masses of rock in Earth's ...

https://www.iris.edu/hq/files/programs/education_and_outreach/retm/tm_100112_haiti/BuildingsInEQs_2.pdf

Jan 12, 2010 ... been large earthquakes with very little damage either because they caused little .... Large structures or high rise buildings are more affected by low-frequency, or .... How do you get across the idea of magnitude? M5 vs M7?

http://www.geo.mtu.edu/UPSeis/hazards.html

The first main earthquake hazard (danger) is the effect of ground shaking. Buildings can be damaged by the shaking itself or by the ground beneath them ... A tsunami is what most people call a tidal wave, but it has nothing to do with the tides ...

https://topex.ucsd.edu/es10/es10.1997/lectures/lecture20/secs.with.pics/node10.html

The primary effects of earthquakes are ground shaking, ground rupture, landslides, ... Buildings can be damaged or destroyed, people and animals have trouble ... The safest thing to do if you hear a tsunami is coming is to move to higher ...

https://sciencing.com/earthquakes-affect-people-land-10007571.html

Apr 23, 2018 ... Earthquakes affect people, land and nature in distinctive ways. ... moving and shaking very rapidly and cause buildings built in these areas to ...

https://scearthquakes.cofc.edu/?page=howeqdamage

Earthquakes cause damage as a result of the different waves that they ... This can include, not only buildings, but water, gas and sewer lines, train tracks, and roads . ... the type of earthquake wave (motion) that is affecting the structure, and the ...

https://www.exploratorium.edu/faultline/damage/building.html

How a quake will affect the people of a city has a lot to do with how the city, ... In addition to strengthening a building against earthquake shocks, engineers can ...