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Risks of fire and building collapse in central Tokyo following predicted megaquake

15 Feb 2018, Japan Times Ltd., the

The seismic resistance of buildings and houses in Tokyo has improved in recent years, but some of the capital’s eastern areas remain particularly susceptible to building collapse and fire in the event of a massive quake according to a Tokyo Metropolitan Government report.



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