This bridge is history. An earthquake-triggered landslide not only took out this highway overpass, but everything else in its path. This is why Temblor shows landslide susceptibility maps in its layer options. You don’t want to live on a slide—or just downslope from one either. There was also a zone of concentrated and extreme liquefaction at the base of the Mt. Aso volcano, in which several homes tilted or partially sunk.
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