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  • M7.1 – Ayutla, Mexico Tuesday 19 September 2017 This earthquake in Central Mexico occurred as the result of normal faulting at a depth of approximately 50 km. Focal mechanism solutions indicate that the earthquake occurred on a moderately dipping fault, striking either to the southeast, or to the north...
  • EQC travel support for 16th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering The Earthquake Commission is generously providing a number of travel grants-in-aid for NZ based earthquake engineering students and practitioners to attend the 16th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering (WCEE) in Chile in January 2017. The WCEE, whic...
  • Information and Data on Valentine's Day Earthquake Information compiled by Dr. Caroline Holden (GNS) Mw 5.7 FEBRUARY 14th EARTHQUAKE General scientific info on the Mw 5.7 February 14th earthquake: GeoNet info: (Link 1,Link 2) PGA shakemap:   The “ShakeMap” above shows the shaking i...
  • NZSEE Response to the 2016-02-06 Kaohsiung (Taiwan) Earthquake A Mw6.4 earthquake struck Southern Taiwan at 3:57am local time on 6 February 2016 with a depth of 23 km. The city of Tainan (population 1.9M (2014)), approximately 48 km from the epicentre, has been reported as the worst affected city. NZSEE’s thoughts ...
  • New Centre of Research Excellence (CoRE) on Earthquake Resilience: QuakeCoRE On 7 May, Minister Steven Joyce and the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) announced funding for four new Centres of Research Excellence (https://beehive.govt.nz/release/four-more-centres-research-excellence-funded), including  QuakeCoRE: Centre for Ear...
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  • NZSEE 2016 Earthquake Strengthening Awards - Entries open Entries are invited for the 2016 Earthquake Strengthening Awards. Case studies of seismic retrofit projects are sought, with awards to be given in the following categories: - Award for Best Engineering Solution - Award for Best Adaptive Re-use - A...
  • AISPBE Revised Section 10 and new Section 14 are now available as Corrigenda 4 Two new sections of the 2006 AISPBE guidelines have been released. These include a revised Section 10 – Seismic Assessment of Unreinforced Masonry Buildings, and a new Section 14 – Geotechnical Considerations. These two sections represent sig...
  • 2015 Earthquake Strengthening Awards Entries are now open for the 2015 Earthquake Strengthening Awards. Case studies of seismic retrofit projects are sought, with awards to be given in the following categories:   - Best Engineering Solution - Best Adaptive Re-use - Best p...
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