QuakeCoRE-GEER-EERI Earthquake Reconnaissance Report is now available!

  A collaboration between QuakeCoRE, GEER, and EERI has produced a new Learning From Earthquakes (LFE) reconnaissance report that summarizes impacts from the M7.8 Kaikoura, New Zealand Earthquake on November 14, 2016. Download the QuakeCoRE-GEER-EERI Earthquake Reconnaissance Report (3 MB PDF) The...


New Report: EERI Preliminary Notes on Tsunami Damage and Response

This report summarizes the damage and impacts to New Zealand and the United States by the tsunami generated by the M7.8 Kaikoura, New Zealand, earthquake. It includes lessons learned about tsunami science and engineering, tsunami warning notification, and tsunami response. Download the EERI Preliminary...


USGS Event Page and PAGER Report

November 15, 2016 by  
Filed under Ground motions and Seismology

For ground motion and shaking intensity information from the United States Geological Survey, visit the USGS event page, and the PAGER report.


Clearinghouse Launched for M7.8 Kaikoura Earthquake

November 15, 2016 by  
Filed under EERI-NZSEE-GNS-QuakeCORE Response

On November 13, 2016, significant earthquake struck North Canterbury, New Zealand at 11:02:56 UTC (12:02 am local time). Local magnitude has been reported by GeoNet as M7.8. This virtual clearinghouse website will be a central location for sharing data and reports collected by experts conducting reconnaissance...