The Structural Extreme Events Reconnaissance (StEER) Network has issued an Event Briefing for the Mw 7.0 Earthquake that occurred on July 27, 2022, in the northern Philippines. This project encompasses only an Event Briefing, an abbreviated StEER response mechanism for Level 1 responses that shares StEER’s impressions of the event and implications for natural hazard research and practice. Information provided herein was gathered from various websites, news channels, and USGS. Therefore, this briefing does not include insights from detailed field investigations. The objectives of this Event Briefing are: (1) to provide details of the July 27, 2022, Mw 7.0 northern Philippines Earthquake, (2) to describe damage to buildings and disruption to the community in terms of fatalities, downtime, and economic losses, and (3) to list key lessons learned from this international event.
The briefing can be found here.
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