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...


Follow-Up to Preliminary Reconnaissance of the Northern South Island

November 20, 2016 by  
Filed under Buildings, Geology/Geotechnical, Landslides

A follow-up report on impacts to distributed infrastructure on the Northern South Island can be found here:   Preliminary Updated Part 2 (16-17 November supplement to reporting on 15 November) http://www.eqclearinghouse.org/2016-11-13-kaikoura/files/2016/11/Prelim-observations-_-overall-PART-2.pdf  


Groundwater Level Fluctuations at Tasman Following the Kaikoura EQ

November 16, 2016 by  
Filed under Geology/Geotechnical

Following the Kaikoura earthquake, aquifers monitored by the Tasman District Council (Northwest of Kaikoura) showed fluctuations in groundwater levels. A summary of the  groundwater-level-fluctuations-at-tasman-district is found in this link ! Additional information can be found on Tasman District...