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Haiti: Eight Years After

Miyamoto International created a video of the eight-year anniversary of the earthquake that devastated Haiti, describing improvements that have been made to make the new buildings (and people) more earthquake resistant.

From the Field: M-8.1 Earthquake Strikes Mexico

October 16, 2017 - in Articles, Featured, Showcase

Preliminary Structural Damage Assessed On Sept. 7, 2017, approximately 87 kilometers southwest of Pijijiapan, Mexico, an 8.1-magnitude offshore earthquake…

Earthquake Trends in Oklahoma and Other States Likely Related to Wastewater Injection

June 22, 2017 - in Energy, Featured

According to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the number of earthquakes east of the Rocky Mountains has increased dramatically since 2009. More earthquakes…

Latin America Responds to Urban Earthquake Disaster Before It Happens

September 29, 2016 - in Corporate, Land Development, News

THE AMERICAS – Miyamoto International has expanded to Latin America with two project offices for USAID, one in San José, Costa Rica and the other in Pasto, Colombia. The project helps first responders and governments better understand the impacts of large…

Live, “Take You There” Report from Italy Earthquake Scene

CENTRAL ITALY – Miyamoto International releases the first of its Earthquake Journals reported live from Italy as engineers follow first responders into historic areas devastated by the M-6.2 earthquake that struck Wednesday in this "take your there" account.…

Italian Earthquake Engineering Report Released

August 25, 2016 - in Featured, Remediation/redevelopment

EARTHQUAKE REPORT – NORCIA, ITALY: M-6.2, 24 August 2016 The M-6.2 earthquake had a shallow depth (10 km) and struck approximately 10 km SE of Norcia, Italy on 2016 August 24 at approximately 1:36 AM local time. As of this writing, there are 247 dead and…

Tide-Triggered Tremors Give Clues for Earthquake Prediction

July 25, 2016 - in Sensors, Technology

The triggering of small, deep earthquakes along California’s San Andreas Fault reveals depth-dependent frictional behavior that may provide insight into patterns signaling when a major quake could be on the horizon, according to a paper released this week…

Charlotte, NC and River Falls, WI Students Connect with Tsunami-Affected Japanese Schools Through Books

July 21, 2016 - in News, People

Charlotte, NC – Students from Charlotte, North Carolina and River Falls, Wisconsin delivered over 1,500 books to fellow learners in Hirono, a town in Fukushima prefecture, Japan, trying to rebuild from the devastating effects of a magnitude 9 earthquake…

A Giant Quake May Lurk Under Bangladesh and Beyond

July 14, 2016 - in Analysis, Corporate

A huge earthquake may be building beneath Bangladesh, the most densely populated nation on earth. Scientists say they have new evidence of increasing strain there, where two tectonic plates underlie the world's largest river delta. They estimate that at least…

Researchers Shed New Light on Himalayan Earthquakes

June 15, 2016 - in Analysis, Corporate

MISSOULA, Mont.—A University of Montana researcher is part of a team whose research is breaking ground on the complexity of earthquakes and the possibility to forecast them. Rebecca Bendick, who works in UM's Department of Geosciences, used GPS records of…