November 25, 2015

Latest Earthquake Program News…

HAZUS 3.0 now available…

FEMA recently announced the availability of HAZUS-MH 3.0, the latest iteration of their multi-hazard loss estimation software.  HAZUS-MH 3.0 includes several updates including: Migration of the current database structure away from the Access … {Read More}

FEMA NEHRP Report FY14 Report to Congress Now Available

The National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP), which was first authorized by Congress in 1977, coordinates the earthquake-related activities of the Federal Government. The goal of NEHRP is to mitigate earthquake losses in the United … {Read More}

USGS Release: New Simulations of 1811-1812 New Madrid Earthquakes

The US Geological Survey released today new Simulations of the 1811-12 New Madrid Earthquakes, indicating that future large earthquakes in the mid-west and central United States would produce major, prolonged ground shaking. To see the release and … {Read More}