2011 Tohoku-Oki Earthquake and Tsunami Featured in <em>Earthquake Spectra</em> Special Issue

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Preliminary Report on Observations from Pakistan of the M 7.7 Earthquake in Kahsh, Iran.

The Department of Earthquake Engineering of the NED University of Engineering and Technology in Karachi, Pakistan has just released a preliminary report on the observation of the April 16th , 2013 Kahsh, Iran earthquake. This report summarizes the initial observations of the damages to several build...

EERI Has Two Post Graduation Internship Positions Open

The Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) has two internship positions available for recent college graduates who are interested in gaining valuable professional experience while supporting the Institute’s mission to reduce the risks from earthquakes. These positions begin June 1, 2013....

Summary Report on Christchurch Earthquakes Workshop Now Available

A summary report on the Christchurch Earthquakes Workshop that took place on February 12, 2013 before the 2013 EERI Annual Meeting  in Seattle, Washington is now available. You can read the report here: and also...

M7.8 Earthquake Strikes Iran

At 3:14 pm local time, a M7.8 earthquake struck 83km East of Khash, Iran. The quake was felt throughout parts of Iran, Pakistan, and India. Damage has been reported in Iran and Pakistan. Early reports indicate that adobe construction was severely affected. Adobe is a particularly vulnerable constru...

Updates From the Field- Guatemala Field Study Trip

As part of a grant agreement with the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), EERI organized a field visit to Guatemala. The EERI team has been documenting rebuilding issues associated with the M7.4 November 2012 earthquake, with a focus on traditional construction and older bri...

AMEC Job Opening for a Staff Seismic Hazard Analyst.

AMEC is seeking a Staff Seismic Hazard Analyst to join the Decision Analysis group in the Oakland, California, office. To apply, please visit

FM Global Job Openings

Please see the following links for more information about the various job openings with FM Global....

EERI welcomes GEI Consultants as the newest Silver Subscribing Member

GEI Consultants, Inc. provides a broad array of geotechnical, water resources, environmental science, and engineering consulting services to public and private clients nationwide. Regarded as one of the most experienced dam and foundation engineering companies in the United States, GEI has completed...

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