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Effects of the 2001 Nisqually Earthquake on Small Businesses in Washington State

Effects of the 2001 Nisqually Earthquake on Small Businesses in Washington State

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Published by Diane Pub. .
Written in English


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Number of Pages43
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Open LibraryOL10858312M
ISBN 100756734932
ISBN 109780756734930

  Presenting the effects of the Nisqually, Washington Earthquake of , this report shows that though catastrophic damage did not occur, significant damage to the lifeline infrastructure did happen. The topics include geoscience and geotechnical aspects, highway systems, power systems, water supply, wastewater, railways, and gas and liquid fuels. Effects of the Nisqually Earthquake on Small Businesses in Washington State. Jaqueline Meszaros and Mark The Nisqually earthquake was a large magnitude quake that yielded relatively mild ground shaking. Yet, it was the costliest natural disaster in Washington state .

2 CREW: Just-in-Time Inventory Effects on Earthquake Recovery, The Puget Sound area has a long history of earth-quakes. Most recently, the February Nisqually earthquake resulted in injuries and losses esti-mated at between $2 billion to $4 billion (B), much of it in King County. Nisqually Earthquake Anniversary and the future effects of an Early Earthquake Warning System. Anyone living or working in Western Washington on Feb. 28, probably remembers the events surrounding the Nisqually Earthquake. At am, the ground suddenly trembled, shook and .

Moment-tensor focal solutions from Oregon State University. Interactive view mechanism and smaller earthquakes with 3-D viewer. Similar to Figure 1 in SRL article: "Preliminary report on the Mw= Nisqually, Washington earthquake of 28 February ", SRL, V 72, May/June LiveGraphics3D view of Nisqually earthquake focal mechanism. The Nisqually earthquake in Washington state caused $2 billion in property damage, according to a report to the U.S. Department of Commerce. Similar active faults have been detected on.


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Effects of the 2001 Nisqually Earthquake on Small Businesses in Washington State Download PDF EPUB FB2

This study examines the effects on small businesses caused by the Nisqually earthquake that shook the Puget Sound region at a.m. on Wednesday, Febru The study reports small firms’ direct damage and losses, the main disruptions to business revenues and operations, and how businesses coped with these.

It also reports some. The Nisqually earthquake occurred at local time on Febru and lasted nearly a minute. The intraslab earthquake had a moment magnitude of and a maximum Mercalli intensity of VIII (Severe).The epicenter was in the southern Puget Sound, northeast of Olympia, but the shock was felt in Oregon, Canada, eastern Washington, and ude: Mw.

Effects of the Nisqually Earthquake on Small Businesses in Washington State on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Nisqually earthquake occurred at local time on Febru The intraslab earthquake had a moment magnitude of M W and a maximum Mercalli intensity of VIII (Severe).The epicenter was in the southern Puget Sound, northeast of Olympia, but the shock was felt in Oregon, Canada, eastern Washington, and Idaho.

[4] This was one of several large earthquakes. Nisqually earthquake: | | Nisqually earthquake | | | ||| | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available. This is an animation in map view of the ground motions from the 3D finite-difference simulation of the M Nisqually earthquake.

The colors indicate the magnitude of the vector formed by the two horizontal components of ground velocity from the simulation. Time after the origin time is indicated in the lower left hand corner.

Prepared by the Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering of ASCE. This TCLEE Monograph details the effects of the Nisqually, Washington, earthquake of Febru Despite the magnitude of this earthquake, only moderate damage was reported on older structures, and minimal damage was reported on newer engineered buildings.

Nisqually Earthquake Mw Earthquake in Washington State. The Nisqually earthquake which struck the Puget Sound area on Februposes the first opportunity to study an earthquake and its aftereffects in the Pacific Northwest using GPS geodesy. Nineteen years ago, Western Washington was rocked.

A magnitude quake shook the Nisqually Delta, to the northwest of Olympia, for 40 seconds. In less than a.

If you were in Western Washington on Feb. 28,chances are you remember what you were doing that morning. At a.m., there was a magnitude earthquake. "Effects of the Nisqually Earthquake on Small Businesses in Washington State".

Report prepared for the Economic Development Administration. US Department of. Download Citation | THE MITIGATION EFFECT OF BCP ON FINANCIAL DAMAGE — AN EMPIRICAL STUDY OF THE NON-MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES IN THE GREAT EAST JAPAN EARTHQUAKE — | Evaluating the benefits of.

The Nisqually earthquake (also commonly referred to as "The Ash Wednesday earthquake") occurred at local time on February The intraslab earthquake had a moment magnitude of and a maximum Mercalli intensity of VIII (Severe).The epicenter was in the southern Puget Sound, northeast of Olympia, but the shock was felt in Oregon, Canada, eastern Washington, and Idaho.

$ million in grants from the Washington State Individual and Family Grant Program, and; $61 million in low-interest loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Since the Nisqually Earthquake, more t individuals have registered for state and federal assistance.

The Nisqually Earthquake. At $2 billion, the Nisqually Earthquake was the most costly natural disaster in the history of Washington State. Insured losses were $ million, about 15 percent of the total. Losses included not only damage to structures but damage to contents and loss of data.

A decade ago, scientists knew Western Washington was vulnerable to much nastier shakes than the magnitude that rattled Seattle on Feb. 28, Nisqually earthquake The Nisqually earthquake occurred at on Febru The intraslab earthquake had a moment magnitude of > and a maximum Mercalli intensity of VIII (Severe).The epicenter was in the southern Puget Sound, northeast of Olympia, but the shock was felt in Oregon, Canada, eastern Washington, and was the most recent of several large earthquakes.

Title: The Nisqually, Washington, earthquake of Febru : preliminary reconnaissance report Creator(s): Identifier: Text-S Title: Effects of the Nisqually earthquake on small businesses in Washington State Creator(s): Meszaros, Jacqueline; Fiegener, Mark.

Washington Geology, vol. 28, no. 3, May 3 Surviving the Nisqually Earthquake Raymond Lasmanis, State Geologist Washington Division of Geology and Earth Resources PO Box ; Olympia, WA At (PST) on Wednesday, Februa magnitude Benioff zone earthquake shook southern Puget Sound.

On Feb. 28,one of the largest recorded earthquakes in Washington caused nearly $2 billion in damage and injured more than people. This paper examines the impacts of the February,Nisqually earthquake on businesses. Focusing on two hard-hit business districts in Seattle, the study investigates the extent of losses, patterns of disparities, and underlying loss factors.

A conceptual framework is proposed of how business vulnerability dimensions contribute to disaster loss.Abstract. The FebruNisqually, Washington, earthquake (M w = ) damaged an area of the northwestern United States that previously experienced two major historical earthquakes, in and in Preliminary estimates of direct monetary losses from damage due to earthquake-induced landslides is approximately $ million.At AM on Wednesday, February 28than earthquake with a magnitude of struck Seattle and the Puget Sound.

Its epicenter was about 15 km northeast of Olympia, the capital of Washington State, and at a depth of 49 km on a normal fault within the down-going Juan de Fuca plate.