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: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B9-RKNbC1wCpaXgzeXYzMnNrR28


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...


Probability of Damaging Shaking in the Next 30 Days – UPDATE

December 21, 2016 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: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B9-RKNbC1wCpbVcwdC1pTU5EOXM  


Wellington Clearinghouse Meeting 4

December 8, 2016 by  
Filed under Wellington Clearinghouse Meetings

The fourth Wellington clearinghouse meeting was held 8 December 2016 at the Royal Society of New Zealand. Presentations Critical Damage States: critical-damage-states-06 Response of Instrumented Buildings in Wellington in Kaikoura Earthquake: response-of-instrumented-wellington-buildings_nzsee Animation...


Wellington Clearinghouse Meeting 3

December 8, 2016 by  
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The third Wellington clearinghouse meeting was held 1 December 2016 at the Royal Society of New Zealand. Meeting Minutes: kaikoura-eq-technical-clearinghouse-wellington-mtg-3-summary-v4-20161205 Presentations Kaikoura Earthquake GeoNet Update: 3-1-kaikoura-eq-gns-seismic-assessment-20161201-compressed Wellington...


Wellington Clearinghouse Meeting 2

December 8, 2016 by  
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The second Wellington clearinghouse meeting was held 23 November 2016 at the James Cook Grand Chancellor Hotel. Meeting Minutes: kaikoura-eq-clearing-house-wellington-mtg-2-summary


Wellington Clearinghouse Meeting 1

December 8, 2016 by  
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The first Wellington clearinghouse meeting was held 16 November 2016 at the Royal Society of New Zealand. Meeting Minutes: kaikoura-eq-technical-clearing-house-wellington-mtg-1-summary


Comparison of Recorded and Design Ground-Motion Spectra

November 29, 2016 by  
Filed under Ground motions and Seismology

A comparison of the recorded and design ground motion spectra can be found here: comparison-of-recorded-and-design-ground-wgn-and-si The Geonet strong-motion records in .csv format and their plots reprocessed with broader passbands to retain content beyond 4-sec can be found here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B9-RKNbC1wCpeVdjSnQ1RXA5TlU


Spectral Accelerations in Wellington/Hutt as a percentage of SLS/ULS

November 25, 2016 by  
Filed under Ground motions and Seismology

The document in the link below provides a summary of the spectral accelerations at 0.3, 1, 1.5 and 2 seconds as a percentage of SLS and ULS design spectral accelerations for a typical building in the region.  Only Site subsoil class C and D are shown here (C outlined in cyan, D outlined in blue).  Sp...


Seismic Wave Propagation Model

November 24, 2016 by  
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This simulation which shows how the seismic waves of the magnitude 7.8 earthquake propagated across Central New Zealand. Citation: Kaneko Y, Tape C, Casarotti E. 2016. 2016 M7.8 Kaikoura Earthquake Computer Simulation. GNS Science. http://dx.doi.org/10.21420/G27P4P


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