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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 23.03.11 | 14:57 (IST)

    But the implementation of technology such as the construction of earthquake resistant buildings and infrastructure usually is avoided until there is a disaster. Japan''s ability to withstand a Shindo 6 earthquake (roughly a MSK-64 XI or Richter 8) has been proven. Japan will institute new standards to replace the 1998 revisions. Each major earthquake in Japan has been followed by building code improvements. "Man learns at the school of experience, and will attend no other." - Erasmus

    from the article: State Comptroller: Israel must stop ignoring earthquake warnings
    First published 13:09 23.03.11 | Last updated 13:09 23.03.11
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