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November 5, 2011, M 5.6 Earthquake

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Now Available: Special Issue of Earthquake Spectra on the 2010 Haiti Earthquake

The special issue Earthquake Spectra on the January 2010 Haiti earthquake is now available online at Members have access to all online articles as a benefit. Nonmembers can access the abstracts of all articles from the link above and can purchase PDFs of individual articles for $25. Nonmembers can also purchase the printed version of the entire issue for $50 from The printed version is $30 for EERI members.
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Eastern Turkey Earthquake Clearinghouse Established

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October 23, 2011, M 7.1 Earthquake

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Concrete Coalition California Inventory Project Report Now Available

The Concrete Coalition is a network of individuals, governments, institutions, and agencies with a shared interest in assessing the risk associated with non-ductile concrete buildings and developing strategies with which to mitigate that risk. The Coalition is a program of the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, the Pacific Earthquake Engineering Center (PEER) at UC Berkeley, the Applied Technology Council and their partners, including the Structural Engineers Association of California, The American Concrete Institute, BOMA of Greater Los Angeles and the U.S. Geological Survey.
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Next Report in LFE Series on Japan earthquake & tsunami

9/18/11 – Magnitude 6.9 Earthquake – Sikkim, India

On Sunday, September 18th a magnitude 6.9 earthquake occurred in Sikkim, India, near the border with Nepal.  The earthquake damaged buildings as well as infrastructure, and triggered hundreds of landslides which has slowed the rescue and relief efforts in west Sikkim. The earthquake caused damage in India, Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet.

EERI is coordinating with members and colleagues in India (NICEE) and Nepal (NSET)  to gather information on this event.  Updates will be posted soon.

View the full earthquake details listed by USGS.

Related Articles:

NEPAL: Indian earthquake prompts “wake-up call”

Sikkim earthquake: Toll climbs to 71, many still trapped under debris

Update on the earthquake in India, Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet 



September 18, 2011, M 6.9 Earthquake

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EERI Update on Virginia Earthquake

After the M5.8 earthquake of August 23rd, EERI assembled a team of east coast EERI members to document various aspects of the event.  James Beavers, a consulting structural engineer from Knoxville, Tennessee and William Anderson, a sociologist and an EERI board member from Washington DC are co-team leaders.
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Grouting & Deep Mixing 2012

Location: New Orleans LA, USA

4th International Conference on Grouting and Deep Mixing

This conference will update the state-of-practice and state-of-the-art in grouting technology, continuing the series of successful grouting conferences initiated in 1982 and its ten-year updates in 1992 and 2003. The proceedings of this conference will follow the precedent of prior conference proceedings that have become staples on the bookshelves of grouting practitioners, designers and researchers worldwide.