Natech Information

HazardNiigate Earthquake, Japan, 1964/06/16
Industrial PlantJX Nippon Oil & Energy Corp. - Niigata, Japan
Epicentral Distance48.364 km
Hypocentral (Focal) Distance59.119 km
Peak Ground Acceleration0.1572 g
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Notes

A number of tanks collapsed due to the earthquake. Resulting fire caused extensive damage to the refinery. A tsunami carried the oil offsite where it blanketed a residential area.

See Cooper (1997) Section 1.2, page 2.

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Created: Serkan GIRGIN, 2012/07/24 14:24:27 – Updated: Serkan GIRGIN, 2012/07/25 09:32:11

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