Iwate Miyagi-Nairiku  earthquake, Japan, June 14, 2008 (Mw = 6.9)   NEW

Online preliminary reconnaissance report - GEER

Achaia-Ilia earthquake, Greece, June 8, 2008 (Mw = 6.5)  NEW

Online preliminary reconnaissance report - GEER

Pisco earthquake, Peru, August 15, 2007 (Mw = 8.0)  NEW

Online preliminary reconnaissance report - GEER
Online reconnaissance report - Mid-America Earthquake Center
(available by IDEALS)

Niigata-Chuetsu Oki earthquake, Japan, July 16, 2007 (Mw = 6.6)   NEW

Online reconnaissance report - GEER

Island of Hawaii earthquakes, Hawaii, USA, October 15, 2006   NEW

Online reconnaissance report - GEER

Niigata-ken Chuetsu earthquake, Japan, October 23, 2004 (Mw = 6.6)   

Online preliminary reconnaissance reports of EERI/NSF - GEER

Hokkaido earthquake, Japan, September 26, 2003 (Mw = 8)    

Preliminary information available from USGS and COSMOS .
Report by Asian Disaster Reduction Center
Acceleration recorded by DPRI (in Japanese)
Report on source mechanism by Hi-net (in Japanese)
Report on Tsunami height (in Japanese)

Algeria Boumerdes earthquake, May 21, 2003 (Mw = 6.8 )

Online Reconnaissance report available in pdf format. Report compiled
by Yozo GOTO, and Professor Takashi TAZOH.  

Colima, Mexico earthquake, January 21, 2003 (Mw = 7.8, USGS)

Website summarizing the the findings of the NSF-sponsored
reconnaisance team on the geotechnical aspects of the event. Available
by the Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering Server.

Denali Fault ALASKA earthquake, Sunday, November 3, 2002, (M = 7.9)

Photos provided by Shannon & Wilson. Also includes photos of
liquefaction with gravel ejecta.

Information provided by the Alaska Earthquake Information Center,
Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska Fairbanks  

Geotechnical Engineering Reconnaissance of the November 3, 2002
Mw7.9 Denali Earthquake, Alaska,  prepared by Robert Kayen, Nicholas
Sitar, Gary Carver, Brian Collins, Robb Moss. supported by NSF, UC
Berkeley and USGS. Available by the EERC website.

Molise earthquake, 2002 Italy, (10-31-2002 // 11-01-2002)

Photos available from different impacted areas,provided by Professor
Filippo Santucci de Magistris, University of Napoli Federico II, Science
and Technology College.
Seismicity and other information regarding the Molise earthquake,
provided by the Instituto Nazionale di Geophysica i Vulcanologia.
Professor Filippo Santucci de Magistris informed us about the existence
of the site.

Bhuj, India 2001

Mw 7.7 earthquake in India on January 26, 2001,NSF Reconnaisance
team Report (available from the Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering

Nisqually Earthquake, Washington, 2001 (28-2-2001)

Some Observations of Geotechnical Aspects of the February 28, 2001,
Nisqually Earthquake in Olympia, South Seattle, and Tacoma,
Washington, A report sponsored by the National Science Foundation,
Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center. Link suggested by
Annie Kammerer

Mexico 1999

Preliminary report on the geotechnical engineering aspects of the June
15 and June 21, 1999, Mexico, Earthquakes of the churches, J. M.
Pestana, M. J. Mendoza, J. M. Mayoral, R. E. S. Moss, R.B. Sancio, R. B.
Seed, J. D. Bray, and M. P. Romo.

Kocaeli, Turkey 1999

Ms 7.8 earthquake in Turkey on August 17, 1999 ,NSF Reconnaisance
team Report (available from the Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering

Izmit, Turkey Earthquake 1999

Mw 7.1 earthquake in Turkey on November 12, 1999, NSF
Reconnaisance team Report (available from the Geotechnical
Earthquake Engineering server)

Ji-Ji Taiwan Earthquake 1999

Ms 7.6 earthquake in Taiwan on September 21, 1999, NSF
Reconnaisance team Report (available from the Geotechnical
Earthquake Engineering server)

Athens, Greece Earthquake 1999

The Athens (Greece) Earthquake of September 7, 1999: Preliminary
Report on Strong Motion Data and Structural Response, by Institute of
Engineering Seismology and Earthquake Engineering (ITSAK)

Loma Prieta Earthquake , California, USA 1989

Engineering Aspects of the Loma Prieta Earthquake. A collection of
papers. Available by the NISEE website.

The Managua Earthquake , Nicaragua, December 23, 1972

Photo gallery at the Nicaraguan Institute for Territorial Studies website
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