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Photo Gallery of Damages to Structures due to Earthquake. National Information Center of Earthquake Engineering at IIT Kanpur, India.

Earthquake Photo Collections. Available from United States Department of Transportation - U.S. Geological Survey Earthquake Hazards Program.

L. Braile, Purdue University, (2005). Seismic Wave Demonstrations and Animations.

Videos and Photos of Shake-Table Test on a Nonductile Concrete Frame: Available from Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center (PEER).

Videos and Photos of Shake-Table Test on a SF Residential-styled Apartment Building.Available from Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center (PEER).

Earthquake Damage to Schools, NGDC Natural Hazards Slide Sets, View Captions, Thumbnails, or Slides.

Earthquake Damage to Schools, Photos from John A. Martin & Associates, Inc.

The Karl V. Steinbrugge Slide and Photograph Collection, World earthquakes and earthquake engineering.

Earthquake Damage – General, NGDC Natural Hazards Slide Sets, View Captions, Thumbnails, or Slides.

Earthquake Damage to Transportation Systems, NGDC Natural Hazards Slide Sets, View Captions, Thumbnails, or Slides.

Behavior of Columns during Earthquakes, NGDC Natural Hazards Slide Sets, View Captions, Thumbnails, or Slides.

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Algeria 

Earthquake Damage, May 21, 2003 Boumerdes earthquake, NGDC Natural Hazards Slide Sets, Captions, Thumbnails, or Slides.

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Armenia 

Earthquake Damage, Spitak (Armeni SSR), December 7, 1988, Photos from John A. Martin & Associates, Inc.

Earthquake Damage, Spitak, Armeni SSR, December 7, 1988, NGDC Natural Hazards Slide Sets, View Captions, Thumbnails, or Slides.

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Chile

Valdivia Earthquake of May 22, 1960 - Anniversary Edition, NGDC Natural Hazards Slide Sets, View Captions, Thumbnails, or Slides.

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China

May 12, 2008 Sichuan Earthquake, National Center for Research on Earthquake Engineering, Taiwan.

May 12, 2008 Sichuan Earthquake, photos from Veronica Cedillos, project manager with Geohazards International, who visited Chengdu, Dujiangyan, Bailu, Pengzhou, Mianzhu, and Hanwang in July 2008.  

2008 Sichuan (Wenchuan) Earthquake, China. Earthquake Image Archives by M. Yoshimine, Soil Mechanics Laboratory, Civil Engineering, Tokyo Mteropolitan University, Japan.

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Colombia

El Quindio, Colombia Earthquake, January 25, 1999, NGDC Natural Hazards Slide Sets, View Captions, Thumbnails, or Slides

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Greece

The Earthquake of Athens in September 1999.

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Guatemala 

Motaqua Fault Earthquake, February 4, 1976, U.S. Geological Survey Photographic Library.

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India

Bhuj Earthquake of 26 January, 2001, India, Photos from Conservationtech.com, Building Conservation Technology.

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Indonesia

New Zealand Padanq Earthquake assistance project team-photo gallery

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Iran 

Earthquake Damage, Manjil (Northern Iran) Earthquake, June 20, 1990, Photos from John A. Martin & Associates, Inc.

Earthquake Damage, Manjil (Northern Iran), June 20, 1990, NGDC Natural Hazards Slide Sets, View Captions, Thumbnails, or Slides

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Japan

2004 The Mid Niigata Prefecture Earthquake, Japan (Near the west coast of Honshu, Japan- October 23, 2004), Japan, Photos © M. Yoshimine, 2004.

2003 Tokachi-oki Earthquake, Hokkaido, Japan. Photos by M. Yoshimine.

Great Hanshin-Awaji (Kobe) Earthquake, January 16, 1995, NGDC Natural Hazards Slide Sets, View Captions, Thumbnails, or Slides.

2011 Tohoku earthwake tsunami (Onagawa-Ishinomaki)

Pictures of Tsunami damage of the 2011 Tohoku earthquake. Available from Masumi Yamada Site.

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Mexico

Earthquake Damage, Guerrero-Michoacan (Mexico City), September 19, 1985, Photos from John A. Martin & Associates, Inc.

Guerrero-Michoacan (Mexico City) Earthquake 1985, U.S. Geological Survey Photographic Library.

Earthquake Damage in Mexico City, Mexico, September 19, 1985, NGDC Natural Hazards Slide Sets, View Captions, Thumbnails, or Slides

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New Zealand

Selected images of the M6.3 Christchurch Earthwake February 22,2011 Compiled by the staff of the CA Seismmic Safety Commmission By Fred Turrner.

Degenkolb New Zealand EQ Recon Team, (2011). New Zealand Earthquake Day 2: Observations from the Central Business District. Available from Degenkolb.

Degenkolb New Zealand EQ Recon Team, (2011). New Zealand Earthquake Day 2: Moving Forward. Available from Degenkolb.

Degenkolb New Zealand EQ Recon Team, (2011). New Zealand Earthquake: Day 4. Available from Degenkolb.

Degenkolb New Zealand EQ Recon Team, (2011). New Zealand Earthquake Sunday Blog – Hospitals and Wineries. Available from Degenkolb.

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Pakistan 

Earthquake Damage, Kashmir October 8, 2005, NGDC Natural Hazards Slide Sets, View Captions, Thumbnails, or Slides

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Russian Federation 

Shikotan, Kuril Islands Earthquake & Tsunami October 4, 1994 Set 1, NGDC Natural Hazards Slide Sets, View Captions, Thumbnails, or Slides.

Shikotan, Kuril Islands Earthquake & Tsunami October 4, 1994 Set 2, NGDC Natural Hazards Slide Sets, View Captions, Thumbnails, or Slides

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Taiwan 

Chi-Chi, Taiwan Earthquake, September 20, 1999, NGDC Natural Hazards Slide Sets, View Captions, Thumbnails, or Slides.

Damage of Concrete Structures in Chi-Chi, Taiwan Earthquake, Prepared by Japan Society of Civil Engineers.

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Turkey 

Duzce, Turkey Earthquake, November 12, 1999, NGDC Natural Hazards Slide Sets, Captions, Thumbnails, or Slides.

Izmit (Kocaeli) Turkey Earthquake, August 17, 1999-Set 1, Coastal Effects, NGDC Natural Hazards Slide Sets, View Captions, Thumbnails, or Slides.

Izmit (Kocaeli) Turkey Earthquake, August 17, 1999-Set 2, Structural Damage, NGDC Natural Hazards Slide Sets, View Captions, Thumbnails, or Slides.

1992 Erzincan Earthquake, Turkey. Earthquake Image Archives by M. Yoshimine, Soil Mechanics Laboratory, Civil Engineering, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan.

Ricardo Hernandez, (2011). Post Turkey Earthquake – Day 1. Available from Degenkolb.

Ricardo Hernandez, (2011). Post Turkey Earthquake – Day 2: City Center of Van. Available from Degenkolb.

Ricardo Hernandez, (2011). Post Turkey Earthquake – Day 3: Industrial Facilities and the Port. Available from Degenkolb.

Ricardo Hernandez, (2011). Post Turkey Earthquake – Day 4: One last look at Ercis. Available from Degenkolb.

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USA 

Damage to the Starbucks International Headquartes Building, February 28, 2001, Nisqually Earthquake. Photographs by Randolph Langenbach, April, 2001. Building Conservation Technology.

Damage to the 1923 Legislative Buildings, State Capitol Complex, February 28, 2001, Nisqually Earthquake. Building Conservation Technology.

Pioneer Square Area of Downtown Seattle, February 28, 2001, Nisqually Earthquake. Photographs by Randolph Langenbach, April, 2001. Building Conservation Technology.

February 28 2001, Mw 6.8 Nisqually Washington Earthquake, Damage Pictures. Photos by A. Sanli and M. Celebi (USGS), S. Akkar ( METU, Ankara, Turkey). Building Conservation Technology.

February 28, 2001, Mw 6.8 Nisqually, Washington Earthquake, Olympia, Washington Damage Pictures, Photos by  A. Sanli and M. Celebi (USGS), S. Akkar ( METU, Ankara, Turkey.

Northridge, California Earthquake, January 17, 1994, Set 1, NGDC Natural Hazards Slide Sets, View Captions, Thumbnails, or Slides.

Northridge, California Earthquake, January 17, 1994, Set 2, NGDC Natural Hazards Slide Sets, View Captions, Thumbnails, or Slides.

Northridge Earthquake, California of  January 17, 1994, Part I (20 Images), Photos from John A. Martin & Associates, Inc.

Northridge Earthquake, California of January 17, 1994, Part II (20 Images), Photos from John A. Martin & Associates, Inc.

Northridge Earthquake Slide Show, photos from Southern California Earthquake Data Center.

Landers / Big Bear Earthquake, California of June 28, 1992 (20 Images), Photos from John A. Martin & Associates, Inc.

Landers and Big Bear, California Earthquakes, June 28, 1992, NGDC Natural Hazards Slide Sets, View Captions, Thumbnails, or Slides.

Cape Mendocino Earthquake, California of April 25 & 26, 1992 (20 Images). Photos from John A. Martin & Associates, Inc.

Cape Mendocino, California Earthquakes, April 25 & 26, 1992, NGDC Natural Hazards Slide Sets, View Captions, Thumbnails, or Slides.

Loma Prieta Earthquake, California of October 17, 1989, Part 1: Effects in Loma Prieta Vicinity. Photos from John A. Martin & Associates, Inc.

Loma Prieta Earthquake, California of October 17, 1989, Part 2: Effects in San Francisco and Oakland. Photos from John A. Martin & Associates, Inc.

Loma Prieta Earthquake, California of October 17, 1989. USGS Photo Archive.

Loma Prieta Earthquake, California of October 17, 1989 - Selected Photographs. U.S. Geological Survey Digital Data Series DDS-29 Version 1.2. 

Loma Prieta, California, Earthquake 1989, U.S. Geological Survey Photographic Library.

Loma Prieta Earthquake, October 18, 1989, Part 1, NGDC Natural Hazards Slide Sets, View Captions,

 

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Photo Gallery of Damages to Structures due to Earthquake. National Information Center of Earthquake Engineering at IIT Kanpur, India. 

Earthquake Photo Collections. Available from United States Department of Transportation - U.S. Geological Survey Earthquake Hazards Program. 

L. Braile, Purdue University, (2005). Seismic Wave Demonstrations and Animations. 

Videos and Photos of Shake-Table Test on a Nonductile Concrete Frame: Available from Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center (PEER). 

Videos and Photos of Shake-Table Test on a SF Residential-styled Apartment Building. Available from Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center (PEER).

Earthquake Damage to Schools, NGDC Natural Hazards Slide Sets, View Captions, Thumbnails, or Slides. 

Earthquake Damage to Schools, Photos from John A. Martin & Associates, Inc.

The Karl V. Steinbrugge Slide and Photograph Collection, World earthquakes and earthquake engineering. 

Earthquake Damage – General, NGDC Natural Hazards Slide Sets, View Captions, Thumbnails, or Slides. 

Earthquake Damage to Transportation Systems, NGDC Natural Hazards Slide Sets, View Captions, Thumbnails, or Slides. 

Behavior of Columns during Earthquakes, NGDC Natural Hazards Slide Sets, View Captions, Thumbnails, or Slides. 


 

Algeria 

Earthquake Damage, May 21, 2003 Boumerdes earthquake, NGDC Natural Hazards Slide Sets, Captions, Thumbnails, or Slides.


Armenia 

Earthquake Damage, Spitak (Armeni SSR), December 7, 1988, Photos from John A. Martin & Associates, Inc. 

Earthquake Damage, Spitak, Armeni SSR, December 7, 1988, NGDC Natural Hazards Slide Sets, View Captions, Thumbnails, or Slides. 


Chile

Valdivia Earthquake of May 22, 1960 - Anniversary Edition, NGDC Natural Hazards Slide Sets, View Captions, Thumbnails, or Slides.


China

May 12, 2008 Sichuan Earthquake, National Center for Research on Earthquake Engineering, Taiwan. 

May 12, 2008 Sichuan Earthquake, photos from Veronica Cedillos, project manager with Geohazards International, who visited Chengdu, Dujiangyan, Bailu, Pengzhou, Mianzhu, and Hanwang in July 2008.   

2008 Sichuan (Wenchuan) Earthquake, China. Earthquake Image Archives by M. Yoshimine, Soil Mechanics Laboratory, Civil Engineering, Tokyo Mteropolitan University, Japan. 


Colombia

El Quindio, Colombia Earthquake, January 25, 1999, NGDC Natural Hazards Slide Sets, View Captions, Thumbnails, or Slides.  


Greece

The Earthquake of Athens in September 1999.  


Guatemala 

Motaqua Fault Earthquake, February 4, 1976, U.S. Geological Survey Photographic Library.


India

Bhuj Earthquake of 26 January, 2001, India, Photos from Conservationtech.com, Building Conservation Technology. 


Indonesia

New Zealand Padanq Earthquake assistance project team-photo gallery


Iran 

Earthquake Damage, Manjil (Northern Iran) Earthquake, June 20, 1990, Photos from John A. Martin & Associates, Inc. 

Earthquake Damage, Manjil (Northern Iran), June 20, 1990, NGDC Natural Hazards Slide Sets, View Captions, Thumbnails, or Slides.  


Japan

2004 The Mid Niigata Prefecture Earthquake, Japan (Near the west coast of Honshu, Japan- October 23, 2004), Japan, Photos © M. Yoshimine, 2004. 

2003 Tokachi-oki Earthquake, Hokkaido, Japan. Photos by M. Yoshimine. 

Great Hanshin-Awaji (Kobe) Earthquake, January 16, 1995, NGDC Natural Hazards Slide Sets, View Captions, Thumbnails, or Slides. 

2011 Tohoku earthwake tsunami (Onagawa-Ishinomaki)

Pictures of Tsunami damage of the 2011 Tohoku earthquake. Available from Masumi Yamada Site.


Mexico

Earthquake Damage, Guerrero-Michoacan (Mexico City), September 19, 1985, Photos from John A. Martin & Associates, Inc. 

Guerrero-Michoacan (Mexico City) Earthquake 1985, U.S. Geological Survey Photographic Library. 

Earthquake Damage in Mexico City, Mexico, September 19, 1985, NGDC Natural Hazards Slide Sets, View Captions, Thumbnails, or Slides. 


New Zealand

Selected images of the M6.3 Christchurch Earthwake February 22,2011 Compiled by the staff of the CA Seismmic Safety Commmission By Fred Turrner.

Degenkolb New Zealand EQ Recon Team, (2011). New Zealand Earthquake Day 2: Observations from the Central Business District. Available from Degenkolb.

Degenkolb New Zealand EQ Recon Team, (2011). New Zealand Earthquake Day 2: Moving Forward. Available from Degenkolb.

Degenkolb New Zealand EQ Recon Team, (2011). New Zealand Earthquake: Day 4. Available from Degenkolb.

Degenkolb New Zealand EQ Recon Team, (2011). New Zealand Earthquake Sunday Blog – Hospitals and Wineries. Available from Degenkolb.


Pakistan  

Earthquake Damage, Kashmir October 8, 2005, NGDC Natural Hazards Slide Sets, View Captions, Thumbnails, or Slides.  


Russian Federation 

Shikotan, Kuril Islands Earthquake & Tsunami October 4, 1994 Set 1, NGDC Natural Hazards Slide Sets, View Captions, Thumbnails, or Slides. 

Shikotan, Kuril Islands Earthquake & Tsunami October 4, 1994 Set 2, NGDC Natural Hazards Slide Sets, View Captions, Thumbnails, or Slides. 


Taiwan 

Chi-Chi, Taiwan Earthquake, September 20, 1999, NGDC Natural Hazards Slide Sets, View Captions, Thumbnails, or Slides.

Damage of Concrete Structures in Chi-Chi, Taiwan Earthquake, Prepared by Japan Society of Civil Engineers. 

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Turkey 

Duzce, Turkey Earthquake, November 12, 1999, NGDC Natural Hazards Slide Sets, Captions, Thumbnails, or Slides. 

Izmit (Kocaeli) Turkey Earthquake, August 17, 1999-Set 1, Coastal Effects, NGDC Natural Hazards Slide Sets, View Captions, Thumbnails, or Slides. 

Izmit (Kocaeli) Turkey Earthquake, August 17, 1999-Set 2, Structural Damage, NGDC Natural Hazards Slide Sets, View Captions, Thumbnails, or Slides. 

1992 Erzincan Earthquake, Turkey. Earthquake Image Archives by M. Yoshimine, Soil Mechanics Laboratory, Civil Engineering, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan.

Ricardo Hernandez, (2011). Post Turkey Earthquake – Day 1. Available from Degenkolb.

Ricardo Hernandez, (2011). Post Turkey Earthquake – Day 2: City Center of Van. Available from Degenkolb.

Ricardo Hernandez, (2011). Post Turkey Earthquake – Day 3: Industrial Facilities and the Port. Available from Degenkolb.

Ricardo Hernandez, (2011). Post Turkey Earthquake – Day 4: One last look at Ercis. Available from Degenkolb.


USA 

Damage to the Starbucks International Headquartes Building, February 28, 2001, Nisqually Earthquake. Photographs by Randolph Langenbach, April, 2001. Building Conservation Technology. 

Damage to the 1923 Legislative Buildings, State Capitol Complex, February 28, 2001, Nisqually Earthquake. Building Conservation Technology. 

Pioneer Square Area of Downtown Seattle, February 28, 2001, Nisqually Earthquake. Photographs by Randolph Langenbach, April, 2001. Building Conservation Technology. 

February 28 2001, Mw 6.8 Nisqually Washington Earthquake, Damage Pictures. Photos by A. Sanli and M. Celebi (USGS), S. Akkar ( METU, Ankara, Turkey). Building Conservation Technology. 

February 28, 2001, Mw 6.8 Nisqually, Washington Earthquake, Olympia, Washington Damage Pictures, Photos by  A. Sanli and M. Celebi (USGS), S. Akkar ( METU, Ankara, Turkey. 

Northridge, California Earthquake, January 17, 1994, Set 1, NGDC Natural Hazards Slide Sets, View Captions, Thumbnails, or Slides. 

Northridge, California Earthquake, January 17, 1994, Set 2, NGDC Natural Hazards Slide Sets, View Captions, Thumbnails, or Slides. 

Northridge Earthquake, California of  January 17, 1994, Part I (20 Images), Photos from John A. Martin & Associates, Inc. 

Northridge Earthquake, California of January 17, 1994, Part II (20 Images), Photos from John A. Martin & Associates, Inc. 

Northridge Earthquake Slide Show, photos from Southern California Earthquake Data Center. 

Landers / Big Bear Earthquake, California of June 28, 1992 (20 Images), Photos from John A. Martin & Associates, Inc. 

Landers and Big Bear, California Earthquakes, June 28, 1992, NGDC Natural Hazards Slide Sets, View Captions, Thumbnails, or Slides. 

Cape Mendocino Earthquake, California of April 25 & 26, 1992 (20 Images). Photos from John A. Martin & Associates, Inc. 

Cape Mendocino, California Earthquakes, April 25 & 26, 1992, NGDC Natural Hazards Slide Sets, View Captions, Thumbnails, or Slides. 

Loma Prieta Earthquake, California of October 17, 1989, Part 1: Effects in Loma Prieta Vicinity. Photos from John A. Martin & Associates, Inc. 

Loma Prieta Earthquake, California of October 17, 1989, Part 2: Effects in San Francisco and Oakland. Photos from John A. Martin & Associates, Inc. 

Loma Prieta Earthquake, California of October 17, 1989. USGS Photo Archive. 

Loma Prieta Earthquake, California of October 17, 1989 - Selected Photographs. U.S. Geological Survey Digital Data Series DDS-29 Version 1.2.  

Loma Prieta, California, Earthquake 1989, U.S. Geological Survey Photographic Library. 

Loma Prieta Earthquake, October 18, 1989, Part 1, NGDC Natural Hazards Slide Sets, View Captions,