Investigation of emergency response action of residents based on general utilization of earthquake early warning

Takeshi Sato, Shigenobu Kikuchi, Masato Motosaka

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    Abstract

    On 1 October 2007, the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) launched the Earthquake Early Warning service for provision through a number of media outlets such as TV and radio. After the EEW service to the general population had started, Iwate-Miyagi inland earthquake 2008 was the first event with earthquake damage. In this paper, the following results of the investigation are reported. (1) Utilization of EEW by residents who lives in middle or high rise apartment building in City of Sendai. (2) Emergency response action of residents based on EEW. (3) Earthquake preparedness by residents to prevent injury in the indoor space of apartment buildings.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)955-958
    Number of pages4
    JournalAIJ Journal of Technology and Design
    Volume15
    Issue number31
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2009 Oct

    Keywords

    • Coastal earthquake of Northern Iwate Prefecture 2008
    • Earthquake early warning
    • Emergency response action
    • Iwate-Miyagi inland earthquake 2008

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Architecture
    • Building and Construction

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