EERI Taiwan Reconnaissance Briefing Webinar Video Now Available!

May 2, 2016 by  
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EERI’s Taiwan Earthquake Reconnaissance Briefing video and presentation slides are now available! Watch EERI Taiwan Earthquake Reconnaissance Briefing Webinar In this webinar hosted by EERI, reconnaissance teams that traveled to Taiwan to study the February 6, 2016, earthquake presented their observations....


Special NCREE Earthquake Reconnaissance Report available in English for EERI members

March 31, 2016 by  
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The National Center for Research on Earthquake Engineering (NCREE) in Taiwan has prepared a summary report of the the February 6, 2016 Meinong, Taiwan Earthquake describing observations and lessons learned.  This 27 page special report was prepared in english for the benefit of EERI’s Learning...


EERI Taiwan Earthquake Reconnaissance Briefing Webinar April 19

March 30, 2016 by  
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EERI will host the Taiwan Earthquake Reconnaissance Briefing Webinar as a part of its Learning from Earthquakes program on Tuesday, April 19, 2016, from 11:30 am – 1:15 pm Pacific Time. During this free event, reconnaissance teams that traveled to Taiwan to study the February 6, 2016, earthquake...


Specific damaged building information now available!

February 19, 2016 by  
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Information on specific buildings damaged during the southern Taiwan earthquake is now available on the clearinghouse website. The following is a complete list of 33 buildings damaged in the Tainan area, along with their coordinates, photos and nature of structural damage: NCREE Damaged Building List...


Taiwan Earthquake Virtual Clearinghouse Launched

February 11, 2016 by  
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In response to the M6.4 earthquake in Southern Taiwan on Saturday, February 6, 2016 (local time), EERI’s Learning From Earthquakes (LFE) program has launched this virtual clearinghouse site for the event, with preliminary reports, field photos, and a variety of other resources. No EERI-led reconnaissance...


Reconnaissance Reports from Taiwan

February 8, 2016 by  
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EERI has added reconnaissance reports from members, colleagues and volunteers in Taiwan to its virtual clearinghouse. The following reports have been contributed: Reconnaissance Report for 2016/02/06 Meinong Earthquake, Kaohsiung, Taiwan (Main damage area: Tainan) (8MB pdf, English) by Yi-Hsuan Tu, Associate...


Initial EERI Response to M6.4 Earthquake in Taiwan on February 6, 2016

February 5, 2016 by  
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Tainan, Taiwan. Reuters photo On Saturday, February 6, 2016, a M6.4 earthquake struck southern Taiwan. The EERI community extends its sympathy to the victims as rescue and relief work continues. EERI is currently monitoring the situation from media reports and notes from colleagues in the impacted region...