StEER Releases Report on June 23 Oaxaca Earthquake

Published on July 7, 2020


A Mexico City resident captured a fascinating image of a swimming pool oscillating wildly after the June 23 quake. (Twitter: @Ponchole)

The Structural Extreme Events Reconnaissance (StEER) Network has released its Preliminary Virtual Reconnaissance Report (PVRR) summarizing its findings on the impacts of the 23 June 2020 Mw 7.4 earthquake in Oaxaca, Mexico. The report was prepared by StEER’s Virtual Assessment Structural Team (VAST) and relies upon publicly available news reports, social media, and other resources. The PVRR can be accessed at and is curated on NHERI DesignSafe with full citation information as follows:

Miranda, E. Acosta Vera, A. Archbold, J. Arteta, C. Carrillo, J. Dávalos, H. Gunay, S. Gutierrez Soto, M. Hassan, W. Heresi, P. Messina, A. Miranda, S. Pajaro Miranda, C. Poulos, A. Robertson, I. Ruiz-García, J. Scagliotti, G. Kijewski-Correa, T. Mosalam, K. Prevatt, D. Roueche, D. (2020) "Preliminary Virtual Reconnaissance Report", in StEER - Crucecitas, Mexico Mw 7.4 Earthquake: Preliminary Virtual Reconnaissance Report (PVRR). DesignSafe-CI.

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