New Report Available: Lifeline Performance

On April 16, 2016, a M7.0 earthquake occurred near Kumamoto, Japan. This earthquake resulted in 70 fatalities, thousands of injuries, and various types of damage to more than 10,000 structures.

There was also a wide range of damage to lifelines. New TCLEE members Alex Tang (M.EERI, 1985) and John Eidinger have now written a 280-page report on the performance of lifelines in this earthquake, including electric, gas, water, telecommunications, transportation and ports.

Download the report: “Kumamoto, Kyushu, Japan Earthquakes of Mw 6.0 April 14, 2016 Mw 7.0 April 16, 2016 Lifeline Performance” (20MB PDF)


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