Earthquake Reconnaissance Reports

Mexico City, Mexico 2017
USGS image - M 7.1 - 5km ENE of Raboso, Mexico
BBC - Mexico: Strong quake strikes, collapsing buildings
Sismo del 19 de Septiembre de 2017 M7.1, Puebla-Morelos [PDF 1.7MB]
Map of Damaged Buildings - Accessed September 19, 2017
Twitter: images and videos, accessed September 19, 2017
Mexico City during the M 7.1 Earthquake on September 19, 2017 [PDF 930KB]
Chiapas, Mexico 2017
USGS image - M8.1 - 87km SW of Pijijiapan, Mexico
BBC - Mexico's strongest quake in a century strikes off southern coast
BBC - A strong earthquake has struck off Mexico's Pacific coast
Wave 3 News - Live video
Kirakira, Solomon Islands 2016
USGS image - M7.8 - 69km WSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands
BBC - Solomon Islands tsunami warning lifted after powerful 7.8 quake
Ferndale, California Earthquake 2016
USGS image - M6.5 - 160km W of Ferndale, California
CNN - 6.5-magnitude earthquake strikes off California coast
Namie, Japan Earthquake 2016
USGS image - M6.9 - 37km ESE of Namie, Japan
BBC: Japan lifts tsunami alert after 7.4 quake
Amberley, New Zealand Earthquake 2016
USGS image - M7.8 - 53km NNE of Amberley, New Zealand
BBC: New Zealand hit by aftershocks after severe earthquake
Norcia, Italy Earthquake 2016
USGS image - M6.6 - 6km N of Norcia, Italy - October 30th
Cimellaro, G. P., "Messa in sicurezza di edifici storici."- October 31, 2016
USGS image - M6.2 - 10km SE of Norcia, Italy - August 24th
Full GEER Report on the August 24, 2016 Central Italy Earthquake - August 24th
Cimellaro, G.P.: "Field Reconnaissance on August 25th, after August 24th, 2016 Central Italy Earthquake"
2016 Central Italy Earthquake - Lessons from the Field - Briefing, October 28, 2016
Norcia, Italy Earthquake Clearinghouse
"Engineering Reconnaissance Following the 2016 M6.0 Central Italy Earthquake" GEER Association Report    No. GEER-050
"ReLUIS-INGV Workgroup (2016), Preliminary Study of Rieti Earthquake Ground Motion Records V1.0"     [PDF 6.5MB]
BBC News: "Italy earthquake: Before and after images show destruction"
Breaking News: "Italy Earthquake, August 24, 2016"
El Mundo: "Terremoto en Amatrice: las fotos de sus calles antes y después del seísmo"
Kumamoto-shi, Japan Earthquake 2016
USGS image - M7.0 - 1km WSW of Kumamoto-shi, Japan
Kumamoto-shi Earthquake Clearinghouse
BBC: "Rescue efforts after second Japan quake"
BBC: "In pictures - Japan earthquake"
Preliminary Reconnaissance on RC Building Damage by the 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake - Prof. Hitatoshi
   Shiohara, University of Tokyo
[PDF 5.63MB]
Preliminary Reconnaissance on Building Damage - Dr. Tajiri, University of Tokyo [PDF 4.7MB]
Muisne, Ecuador 2016
USGS image - M7.8 -27km SSE of Muisne, Ecuador
Muisne Earthquake Clearinghouse
PEER Seminar Series, June 16: Post-Earthquake Reconnaissance Observations of the April 16 Ecuador    Earthquake
BBC News: "Ecuador Earthquake - Millionaires to be taxed more to pay for relief"
South Taiwan Earthquake 2016
Reconnaissance Report [English], 2016-02-07 - Prof. Yi-Hsuan Tu, National Cheng Kung University,
[PDF 8.41 MB]
Preliminary NCREE/NARLabs Report, 2016/02/06 - Ver5.0 (English) - Meinong Earthquake
  [PDF 7.39 MB]
Preliminary NCREE/NARLabs Report, 2016/02/06 - Ver4.2 (Chinese)- Kaohsiung Earthquake
  [PDF 11.81 MB]
Southern Taiwan Earthquake Clearinghouse
Drone footage: collapsed high-rise building in Tainan after Taiwan quake
USGS image - M6.4 -28km NE of Pingtung, Taiwan
Nepal (Gorkha) 2015
PEER-EERI-GEER Reconnaissance Briefing
Nepal Earthquake Clearinghouse
April 25, 2015 Gorkha, Nepal Earthquake, GEER Association Report No. GEER-040
South Napa Earthquake 2014
Reconnaissance Briefing Webcast
PEER Preliminary Notes and Observations on the August 24, 2014, South Napa Earthquake
Appendix A, 2014 South Napa Field Notes, Oregon State University Team (7.25 MB PDF)
"24 August 2014 South Napa Mw6 Earthquake Reconnaissance Report," SPA Risk LLC (9.5 MB PDF)
"August 24, 2014 South Napa, California Earthquake," GEER Association Report No. GEER-037
South Napa, USA Earthquake Clearinghouse
Eastern Japan Earthquake and Tsunami 2011
Reconnaissance Briefing
PEER/EERI/GEER/Tsunami Field Investigation Team Short Interim Report
News Article: PEER coordinates research team
Early Field Survey of Damage by Kit Miyamoto
Preliminary Ground Motions and Other Information
Christchurch New Zealand 2011
Reconnaissance Briefing
Preliminary Ground Motions and Field Reports
Canterbury New Zealand 2010
Reconnaissance Briefing
News Article
Chile 2010
Preliminary Reconnaissance Presentation, video and slides about the Chile Earthquake
Photo Gallery
   Related document (PDF file, 4.6 MB)
Haiti 2010
Preliminary Reconnaissance Presentation, video and slides about the Haiti Earthquake by Eduardo Fierro
Photo Gallery
Related reports and web pages
Ferndale-Eureka California 2010
Preliminary Observations from the Ferndale Area Earthquake of Jan 9, 2010
GEER Report Now Available: January 9, 2010 Offshore Northern California Earthquake
L'Aquila Italy 2009
EERI/PEER Reconnaissance Team investigates M 6.3 L'Aquila, Italy Earthquake
Response of Buildings in 2009 Abruzzo Italy Earthquake and Lessons Learned by Mosalam, Günay, and Hube (PDF file - 3.2 MB)
Wenchuan China 2008
Wenchuan Earthquake Seminar on August 18, 2008: video, presentations, and media coverage.
Niigata Chuetsu-oki Japan 2007
E2007 Niigata Chuetsu-oki Earthquake, Field Reconnaissance Report
Nisqually Washington 2001
February 28, 2001 Nisqually, WA Earthquake
Some Observations of Geotechnical Aspects of the Nisqually Earthquake
Effects of the 2001 Nisqually Earthquake on Small Businesses in WA - (PDF file - 2.2 MB)
Peru 2001
Geotechnical Report from June 23, 2001 Peruvian Earthquake
Bhuj, Gujart India 2001
Interdisciplinary Observations on the January 2001 Bhuj Gujarat Earthquake - by Ravi Mistry, Weimin      Dong, Haresh Shah (PDF file - 1.9 MB)
Yountville California 2000
September 3, 2000 Yountville (Napa), CA Earthquake
Chi Chi Taiwan 1999
Taiwan Ground Failure Database
Turkey 1999
Updated Turkey Ground Failure Database