2022 Michoacan Earthquake GEER Report

2022 Michoacán Earthquake

The Geotechnical Extreme Events Reconnaissance (GEER) report for the moment magnitude 7.7 earthquake that struck the Mexican State of Michoacan on September 19, 2022 is now available. The earthquake was an interface subduction earthquake along the Middle America trench megathrust near the central Pacific coast of Mexico. Approximately 6,000 houses were damaged, as were 116 schools. There were two fatalities attributed to a building collapse in the earthquake and another two fatalities in a M6.9 aftershock several days later. The report can be downloaded from the GEER association.