Early Analysis of the Hokkaido Earthquake

Woody has prepared two early reports on the Hokkaido Earthquake on 6 September 2018. Preliminary ReportDownload Photographic AnalysisDownload TOKYO (Reuters) – A powerful earthquake paralyzed Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido on Thursday, killing at least seven people, triggering landslides and knocking out power to its 5.3 million residents.The death toll from the 6.7-magnitude, pre-dawn quake […]

Schools in the April 14, 2016 M7.0 Kumamoto Earthquake

A Lesson from Japan’s Latest Destructive Earthquake on How to Strengthen Older Schools (and Buildings) by Peter Yanev Yanev Associates and Kuramoto Earthquake Investigation Team Technical Leader Once again, I find myself in Japan immediately after a big earthquake. I left California the day after a Magnitude (M) 7.0 earthquake hit Japan’s Kyushu Island to […]