Probability of Damaging Shaking in the Next 30 Days – UPDATE (2017-01-22)

January 22, 2017 by  
Filed under Aftershock Forecasts

The plots below provide aftershock forecasts for central New Zealand. Data related to the development of these plots can be found here:

Wellington Clearinghouse Meeting 5

January 22, 2017 by  
Filed under Wellington Clearinghouse Meetings

The fifth Wellington clearinghouse meeting was held 17 January 2017 at the Royal Society of New Zealand. The purpose of this meeting was to provide an update on the Wellington City Council Targeted Assessment Programme for existing multi-storey buildings. The session presented a briefing on Additional...

New Report: EERI Preliminary Notes on Tsunami Damage and Response

This report summarizes the damage and impacts to New Zealand and the United States by the tsunami generated by the M7.8 Kaikoura, New Zealand, earthquake. It includes lessons learned about tsunami science and engineering, tsunami warning notification, and tsunami response. Download the EERI Preliminary...