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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Ahmad, Rafi
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Geography and Geology; Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences
Article Title
The Jamaica earthquake of January 13, 1993: Geology and geotechnical aspects
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Journal Title
Journal of the Geological Society of Jamaica
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Date of Publication
1996
Volume ID
30
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Page(s)
15-31
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Abstract
Describes a magnitude 5.4 earthquake that occurred in the Blue Mountain Ridge, causing significant damage in the parishes of Kingston and St. Andrew. Presents an assessment of the geologically controlled earthquake-induced processes and their effects. Includes several photographs showing damage induced.
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