Accession Number:

AD0768293

Title:

Preliminary Investigation of Structural Damage from Point Mugu, California Earthquake of February 21, 1973.

Descriptive Note:

Technical note,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL CIVIL ENGINEERING LAB PORT HUENEME CALIF

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1973-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

37.0

Abstract:

The report contains information and photographs obtained during a preliminary investigation of structural damage caused by the Point Mugu, California earthquake of 21 February 1973. The earthquake was rated at 5.9 on the Richter scale and caused widely scattered minor damage to residential buildings, damage to numerous stores with perishable and fragile goods, and resulted in unsafe conditions in many older unreinforced structures. Structural damage also occurred at the U.S. Naval Missile Center at Point Mugu. Damage to a three-story barracks, to a two-story Headquarters building, to an airfield hangar and to other facilities are described. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Seismology
  • Structural Engineering and Building Technology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE