Woody has prepared two early reports on the Hokkaido Earthquake on 6 September 2018. 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 was likely to […]
Woody was interviewed by “Why did you come to Japan?” One of the most popular shows in Japan.
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The preliminary report by Woody Epstein, Takanao Nishimoto, Koji Okumura, Sam Swan, and Peter Yanev.
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 […]
We have spent the morning writing the report and choosing photographs. Here are the first about Mashiki Town.