EEFIT Mission report: Newcastle, Australia
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EEFIT Mission report: Newcastle, Australia


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This EEFIT report details the effects of the 5.6 ML earthquake which struck Newcastle on 28 December 1989.

The report provides details regarding:

  • The earthquake affected area
    • Population and economy
    • Topography and land usage
    • Geology
    • Coal extraction
    • Ground conditions
  • Seismological aspects
  • Historical seismicity
    • Regional intensities
    • Epicentral location and instrumental data
    • Strong motion parameters
  • Types of damage
  • Unreinforced Masonry Buildings
    • Residential
    • Commercial
    • Public buildings
    • Engineered buildings
    • Churches and monumental buildings
    • Timber buildings
    • Industrial facilities
    • Services
    • Transportation
    • Geotechnical aspects
  • Distribution and extent of building damage
    • Detailed photographic surveys
    • The building database
    • Seismic vulnerability estimation
    • Distribution of damage
    • Other damage survey data
    • Factors influencing spatial distribution of damage
    • General damage survey
    • Soil response effect
    • Effects of mining

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