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What Happens to Buildings During Earthquakes?

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Buildings with different approaches to earthquake resistance
Seismic Building Codes (FEMA)
A house is shaken during an earthquake
Business and home earthquake preparation resources (Federal Alliance for Safe Homes)
A concrete building collapses due to an earthquake
How concrete buildings fail in earthquakes