The Structural Extreme Events Reconnaissance (StEER) Network has issued an Event Briefing for the M6.5 Nevada (Monte Cristo Range) Earthquake that occurred on May 15, 2020. This Event Briefing is an abbreviated StEER response mechanism that briefly summarizes the event and any key lessons that can be learned or reemphasized from the earthquake. Objectives of this Event Briefing are: 1) to provide details of the 15 May 2020 Mw 6.5 Nevada Earthquake, 2) to describe damage to buildings and transportation and industrial infrastructure, as well as disruption to the community in terms of life and economic losses, and 3) to list key lessons learned, particularly within the COVID-19 context.
The briefing can be found here.
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