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Ecuador Earthquake Damage spans
200-km coastline

April 16, 2016 • 7.8-magnitude earthquake

As the death toll from the April 16, 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Ecuador continues to rise, the magnitude of the disaster comes more clearly into focus. The earthquake struck off the west coast of Ecuador, injuring 2,500 people and killing nearly 500. According to USGS estimates, the disaster has the potential of claiming an estimated 1,000 lives. Agence France-Presse reported Tuesday that about 1,700 people remain missing. The area severely affected is huge, stretching more than 200 km along the Ecuadorian coastline. Read Dr. Miyamoto’s daily journals as he travels through Ecuador.

  • Miyamoto, they bring all the expertise, taking into account the seismic area that we are in. – Richard T. Hale III, The Hale Corp.

  • They can be counted upon for creative solutions that balance risk from the perspective of a principal. We value their work with the highest regard. – Kipp Blewett, Rubicon Partners

  • There are dangerous buildings everywhere on earth. Unless we speak out and build better, we will see many more of  these tragedies in our lifetimes. – Kit Miyamoto

  • It is nice to see the proactive approach you and your team have undertaken for Nepal earthquake… I still remember one of your slides, which says, ‘There is a cost for doing nothing.’ – Tamorish Kole, Society for Emergency Medicine, India


  • Yeah… Save people. Protect people. Teach; it is your mission … Never stop moving to the end of the world to do the best things. – Facebook Follower

  • As structural engineers, we have a responsibility to prevent these disasters. – Kit Miyamoto

  • After talking to Miyamoto, we decided to do a complete retrofitting of the structure as well as an expansion. An earthquake by itself is not a fatality. It is how you build that makes the difference. – Richard Buteau, Karibe Hotel Owner

  • This building can withstand an unlimited number of earthquakes. That’s the difference… In the event of a major earthquake, this airport will be the center of emergency response for Southern California. – Dan Feger, Executive Director, Bob Hope Airport

Kathmandu, Nepal Earthquake

April 25, 2015 • 7.8-magnitude earthquake

On April 25, 2015 Kathmandu, Nepal was struck by a  7.8-magnitude earthquake. In the immediate aftermath of the earthquake, many large organizations stepped up to provide immediate relief by supplying food and water, temporary shelter and medical support. While this support is critical, we provided expert earthquake structural engineering and reconstruction advice quickly, such as assessing whether homes and buildings are safe to re-enter and helping locals develop a plan for rebuilding or retrofitting to seismic standards that will withstand the next large earthquake. Contact our Nepal office.

To date, we have more than 90 damage-assessment projects completed for private and public organizations and international agencies and many retrofit projects underway.

Miyamoto Global Disaster Relief

Nonprofit Earthquake Engineering Experts

Miyamoto ReliefMiyamoto Relief is the only nonprofit structural engineering organization in the world providing technical expertise before, during and after a disaster. Our mission is to save thousands of lives through state-of-the-art engineering in communities in need. Miyamoto Relief works globally to save lives through engineering, especially in places affected by disaster. One of the reasons we exist is to send teams of engineers to help affected populations after an earthquake. This is particularly important in developing countries, where the lack of engineering knowledge is critical for the life safety of community. Learn More

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Miyamoto International

Miyamoto International is a global earthquake strategy, structural engineering and project management company providing critical services that sustain industries and safeguard communities around the world. We are experts in delivering earthquake strategies and high performance engineering that reduce lifecycle costs and produce a positive net impact on a structure’s operation. Our broad spectrum of services can be deployed to meet engineering needs or brought together to tackle the complex challenges inherent in pre and post disaster environment. Built on decades of earthquake and structural engineering experience in the field, our expertise supports how clients address the economic, political, socio-cultural, sustainability and technical challenges involved in risk reduction and post-disaster recovery. Miyamoto businesses are strategically located worldwide in earthquake prone regions to impact economies and save lives.
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Miyamoto InternationalMonday, August 29th, 2016 at 3:24am
This story says it all, connecting the dots between Italy, California and other earthquake-vulnerable areas... #californiaearthquake #losangeles #seismic #https://youtu.be/miBsigBrkHo

Great job, CBS News!
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Many California buildings not ready for powerful earthquakes
The centuries-old villages pulverized in the Italy earthquake are far from the Los Angeles skyline -- both in distance and construction style -- but seismolo...
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Miyamoto InternationalSunday, August 28th, 2016 at 12:30pm
ITALY EARTHQUAKE UPDATE: Photos are coming in from our team who has made it into the damaged areas. Roads had been closed by debris and landslides. Reports to follow. Keep following for updates.
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Miyamoto International updated their cover photo.Sunday, August 28th, 2016 at 12:26pm
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Miyamoto InternationalSaturday, August 27th, 2016 at 10:08am
Temporary shelters become a priority as rescuers keep looking for survivors. Our earthquake engineering specialists will be arriving soon. Stay with us for updates on the situation.
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Miyamoto International shared ASF Nepal's post.Friday, August 26th, 2016 at 7:16pm

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Norcia, Italy Monastery Damaged by 6.2-magnitude earthquake. https://t.co/o1nm1cBMlv #norcia #earthquake 
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ITALY EARTHQUAKE UPDATE: Aftershocks continue to increase danger as teams search for survivors. #Norcia https://t.co/MjXo5JUUxl 
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ITALY EARTHQUAKE UPDATE: Sadly fatalities rise as search-and-rescue efforts continue. Miyamoto Team Italia is en route to offer assistance. 
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Great Minds Series Speaker: Matthew Porreca - Plan to attend our next event. https://t.co/hCtKwiM4d6 via @YouTube 
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@sismoecuador Nepal Earthquake: Quality Construction is Life or Death https://t.co/RlVcqHigS5 
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. @sismoecuador we see this type of construction over and over again in many countries around the world. Details save lives. Period!