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[MIS34-P83] Distribution patterns of house damages in the central part of Mashiki Town caused by the 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake: Geological and geomorphological implications
Keywords:earthquake disaster, house damage, geologic setting
Although the uplands in the study area are composed mainly of pyroclastic-flow deposits derived from the Aso volcano, they are covered by soft tuffaceous muddy sediments with various thickness. Consequently, the margin of the uplands, in which the house damages were most serious, would be underlain by the thick soft muddy sediments or ones with different (rather soft) physical properties.