Liquefaction has been observed in earthquakes for many years. In fact, written records dating back hundreds and even thousands of years describe earthquake effects that are now known to be associated with liquefaction. Nevertheless, liquefaction has been so widespread in a number of recent earthquakes that it is often associated with them. Some of those earthquakes are listed below.

Alaska, 1964
Alaska, USA, 1964

Niigata, 1964
Niigata, Japan, 1964

Loma Prieta 1989
Loma Prieta, USA, 1989

Kobe, Japan, 1995
Kobe, Japan, 1995

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